Featured Website: Rob Schneiderman
Rob Schneiderman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in California. His Jazz career began in San Diego playing piano for visiting soloists such as Eddie Harris, Sonny Stitt, Harold Land and Charles McPherson. A move to New York in 1982 led to performing and touring experience with the likes of J.J. Johnson, Chet Baker, James Moody, Art Farmer and Clifford Jordan including trips to Europe and Japan A performance fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts featured Rob with George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Claudio Roditi, and Slide Hampton. The collaboration with Slide resulted in the CD New Outlook, the first of Rob's nine recordings as a leader for the Reservoir Music label. These CD's contain over twenty Schneiderman originals as well as arrangements of many standards. The most recent release is entitled Back in Town, with Boris Kozlov on bass and Johnathan Blake on drums. Among the sidemen featured on the other dates are Billy Higgins, Rufus Reid, Brian Lynch, Ralph Moore, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash, Akira Tana, Billy Hart, Gary Smulyan and Ben Riley. Rob's Reservoir CD Keepin' in the Groove received 4 ½ stars (out of five) from Down Beat magazine. Rob's recordings as a sideman include sessions with Eddie Harris, J.J. Johnson, and TanaReid.
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Official Website: http://www.robschneiderman.com/
Anthony Braxton/Tri-Centric in Amsterdam June 2 - 7
Doek meets Tri-Centric: Improvisation & Composition
June 2-7, 2015
Bimhuis, Zaal 100 and other Amsterdam venues
From June 2 to June 7 in Amsterdam, the DOEK collective and Anthony Braxton's Tri-Centric, two musician-run organizations which champion adventurous trans-idiomatic music, will ...
(Apr 24, 2015 - 15:21:09) [read more]
Jambalaya Brass Band to Perform at a Mardi Gras Gala
For the OssiningMatters Education Foundation
at Ossining High School in Ossining, New York
New York, NY, April 24, 2015—The Jambalaya Brass Band will be performing at a Mardi Gras Fundraiser benefiting the OssiningMatters Education Foundation at Ossining High School in Ossining, New York on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 6:30pm. Both of the Jambalaya Brass Band’s CDs, It’s a Jungle ...
(Apr 24, 2015 - 10:07:01) [read more]
Seattle Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones to Release "Come Out Swingin'" May 12
Eugenie Jones’s widely praised 2013 debut, Black Lace Blue Tears, introduced a late-blooming but fiercely original jazz vocalist and songwriter to the jazz world. Among other honors, the disc was named Earshot Jazz’s Northwestern Recording of the Year. The Seattle-area singer’s response to ...
(Apr 23, 2015 - 17:48:45) [read more]
“Perfectly Perfect” soundtrack for summer love
Jazz crooner Steven Davis ponders “What Happened To Romance,” his first big band album due June 23, led by the original song featured in an international television commercial.
Nashville, Tennessee (23 April 2015): Bolstering the belief that romance is always en vogue, crooner Steven Davis ...
(Apr 23, 2015 - 16:38:34) [read more]
Fresh Sounds New Talent Bassist/Composer BOB GINGERY Debuts TRAVELER Saturday, April 25 @Whynot Jazz Room, NYC
Bassist/Composer BOB GINGERY Celebrates Release of His Debut, TRAVELER, on Fresh Sound New Talent Records Featuring His
Longtime Band: Jon Irabagon, Mike Baggetta and Mark Ferber
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CD Release APRIL 25 @ Whynot Jazz Room, NYC
Traveler, the debut album from Bob Gingery on Fresh ...
(Apr 23, 2015 - 15:40:34) [read more]
Sirius Quartet releases Colors of the East, available April 24th, album release party April 30th at
"Versatility and flair with lively improvisations... Driving rhythms and aggressive arpeggios were woven around an elusive cello melody in this engaging score."
— The New York Times
"One of the highlights of the festival... each breakout solo seemed as inevitable as it was ...
(Apr 23, 2015 - 13:00:32) [read more]