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/
MARC HOFFMAN QUARTET TO PERFORM AT HEART2HEART GALA
Jazz pianist/vocalist returns to City Club of Rock Hill
February 1, 2016 (Charlotte, NC) - Jazz pianist/composer/vocalist Marc Hoffman will perform with his quartet Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Annual Heart2Heart Gala at City Club of Rock Hill, SC. Joining Marc will be sax player Jeremy ...
(Feb 06, 2016 - 02:47:37) [read more]
Spring Evolving Free Jazz Series: Not a Police State, Justice is Compassion
Located in the Abrazo Internal Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center on 107 Suffolk St., New York, NY 10002
There are three sets each night from March 26th to April 10th. one set: $11, two sets: $16, three sets: $22. Students and seniors: $8, $12, ...
(Feb 05, 2016 - 18:22:54) [read more]
Singer/songwriter James Bruce Moore enchants listeners on new album
On his latest album, Soul's Journey Home, singer/songwriter James Bruce Moore has formed a certain passage where nostalgia and imagination flow spontaneously. The responsiveness is felt through as how it is meant to be acknowledged. A taste of violin unwraps, taking you to an enchanting reverie ...
(Feb 05, 2016 - 04:02:30) [read more]
Free Jazz Icon ROSWELL RUDD Joins Pianist JAMIE SAFT and Colleagues TREVOR DUNN and BALAZS PANDI
on Stirring RareNoise Release "Strength And Power"
In a remarkable example of uncanny group-think, pianist-keyboardist and RareNoise regular Jamie Saft (Metallic Taste of Blood, Slobber Pup, Plymouth, The New Standard, Red Hill) joins with longtime collaborators Trevor Dunn on bass and Balazs Pandi on drums and master trombonist Roswell Rudd on the ...
(Feb 04, 2016 - 12:34:26) [read more]
RareNoiseRecords Presents THE BEAUTY OF DISASTER by composer and producer
J. Peter Schwalm, featuring Eivind Aarset, Michael Wollny and more
The well-known slogan "One picture is worth a thousand words", created by the advertising industry in the early nineteen-twenties and now a general cultural meme, could equally sensibly be applied to the field of music. Instrumental music, in particular music generated by electronic means, has, ...
(Feb 04, 2016 - 11:13:38) [read more]
Chris Otts Group displays flexibility and unpredictability on thrilling new album
Augusta, GA-based saxophonist/composer Chris Otts and his band have released a new album, Layers, that can swiftly reel in both casual and hardcore jazz fans with its accessible songs and top-drawer musicianship.
True to its title, a number of the songs have Layers of meaning, open to multiple ...
(Feb 04, 2016 - 04:23:26) [read more]