Jazz Series at the Turning Point, Piermont, NY upcoming schedule for end of season.
This Jazz series in Rockland has been ongoing since 2007, has featured many major artists.
Mondays there is an open session hosted by saxophonist John Richmond with great trio sections weekly. $5/no minimum.
7:30-10pm- one music charge- 2 sets- no minimum
Thursday May ...
(May 19, 2011 - 11:16:31) [read more]
The Bar on Fifth Continues Its Nightly Jazz Programming, June 2011
The Bar on Fifth continues its exciting collaboration with Artist in Residence, Antonio Ciacca, who will continue to perform and curate concerts seven nights a week this June.
In addition to Antonio's performances, June's calendar includes:
June 1-10: Soulful jazz guitarist Lucio ...
(May 19, 2011 - 09:59:22) [read more]
India Cooke - Bill Crossman Duo at Grapes & Grooves
Bop Central and Reflections In Rhythm present Grapes & Grooves Jazz and Wine Tasting featuring India Cooke and Bill Crossman Duo Sunday May 29th 2011, 3pm to 6pm.
Renowned violinist India Cooke and inventive pianist Bill Crossman combine to play beautiful, passionate improvised music. Within ...
(May 18, 2011 - 18:20:56) [read more]
"Art Pepper: Blues for the Fisherman/Complete," Vol. VI in the "Unreleased Art" Series, to Be Released by Widow's Taste Records June 14
"The Twelve Bars of the Decade." Blues for the Fisherman was hailed by one jazz journalist as just that when four of these tracks were released in the U.K. in 1980 by Mole Jazz. That LP remained at the top of the British jazz charts for well over a year, so Mole eventually released a second album ...
(May 18, 2011 - 17:17:52) [read more]
Former DJ Maria Jacobs releases new CD brimming with soulful depth
May 18, 2011 (Los Angeles, CA) Written by Robert Sutton. Every DJ probably has a singer inside them, and most of the time those dreams remain unfulfilled. But for Maria Jacobs, Chasing Dreams is a lifelong goal that will always be pursued.
Hers is a voice that is brimming with soulful depth and ...
(May 18, 2011 - 03:30:25) [read more]
New album from violinist Leonid Levin is breathtaking, atmospheric
May 18, 2011 (New York, NY) Written by Robert Sutton. Kurt Weill's immortal "Mack the Knife" is given a long-overdue sharpening by violinist Leonid Levin on his latest album, Great Songs from Yesterday.
Popularized via separate versions by Louis Armstrong and Bobby Darin in the late ‘50s, ...
(May 18, 2011 - 02:37:53) [read more]
JCC THURNAUER SCHOOL OF MUSIC
ANNOUNCES SPRING/SUMMER JAZZ EVENTS
Tenafly, N.J., April 13, 2011-The JCC Thurnauer School of Music, named a 2011 Major Arts Institution by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, is pleased to announce its spring/summer jazz events. All events will be led by jazz director Vinnie Sperrazza and take place at the music school, ...
(May 17, 2011 - 16:55:12) [read more]
Only Two Weeks Remain to Enter the Rene Marie Voice Of My Beautiful Country Contest to Win A Trip to Washington, DC
In celebration of her Motéma Music debut CD, Voice of My Beautiful Country, award winning singer-songwriter and trailblazing vocalist René Marie is asking fellow Americans to follow her lead, listen to their inner voices, pull from their own experiences and creatively express to the ...
(May 17, 2011 - 15:32:06) [read more]
NEW RELEASE BY BARITONE SAXOPHONIST CLAIRE DALY, THE MARY JOYCE PROJECT: NOTHING TO LOSE, INSPIRED BY THE SPIRIT OF HER PIONEERING ANCESTOR, WILL BE RELEASED IN SEPTEMBER
Daly's Second Cousin, Mary Joyce, Owned Saloon in Alaska in the Early 20th Century, and Ran Supplies For the Allies by Dogsled in WW II
In September, award-winning baritone saxophonist Claire Daly, will release The Mary Joyce Project: Nothing to Lose, a musical homage to her father's ...
(May 17, 2011 - 14:07:53) [read more]
Jazz Education Article: Improve Your Sax Playing With Flute Exercises
A recent article posted on bestsaxophonewebsiteever.com explores using exercises from the classical flute literature to improve jazz saxophone playing. The article details exercises that improve tone, technique, and articulation. While the exercises are well-known to classical flutists, they may be ...
(May 17, 2011 - 10:59:17) [read more]
Samba Meets Jazz Workshops
The third annual Samba Meets Jazz Workshops (http://www.SambaMeetsJazz.com) is a summer music camp that will come to life July 24 through 30, and July 31 through August 6 at College of the Atlantic in picturesque Bar Harbor, Maine, near Acadia National Park, led by Artistic Directors Roni Ben-Hur ( ...
(May 16, 2011 - 23:58:40) [read more]
HOT JAZZ - 6 COOL NITES" CONCERT SERIES JULY 16-22
Jazz vocalists and recording artists Janice Borla, Jay Clayton and Rosana Eckert will combine talents for the "Hot Jazz - 6 Cool Nites" concert series July 16-22 at North Central College. The concerts will be presented in Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville.
Performances will be ...
(May 16, 2011 - 18:13:02) [read more]
Muziki Roberson Quintet at 57th Street Gallery
Join gifted pianist / composer Muziki Roberson and his quintet at the Bay Area's newest Jazz venue, the 57th Street Gallery, Saturday May 28th. A melodic and inspiring composer, Muziki has gained an impressive and respected reputation performing Jazz locally, nationally and internationally for ...
(May 16, 2011 - 16:49:53) [read more]
New CD From Marilyn McLeod, An Artist with A Motown Legacy and Coltrane Connection
"I Believe In Me," is the brand new Twinn Records CD by hit songwriter, Marilyn McLeod, sister of the late jazz pianist, Alice Coltrane.
Marilyn McLeod comes from a musical family that reads like recording Royalty. The late-great jazz pianist, Alice Coltrane was Marilyn's sister, and the ...
(May 16, 2011 - 15:34:20) [read more]
SEVA (featuring Hristo Vitchev and Weber Iago) "LIVE" at Piedmont Piano Co. (Oakland, CA) / June 3rd / 8:00pm
SEVA is a modern jazz formation combining elements of classical, folk, rock, latin, and world music under the umbrella of the jazz sensibility and seeks to explore vibrant and distant harmonic landscapes with their modern and sophisticated sound.
SEVA was formed ...
(May 16, 2011 - 13:36:18) [read more]
Piano Therapy? Online Lessons Help Students Unwind and Get Creative
Music ... it has so many therapeutic uses. From a soothing background in hospitals to a relaxing ambiance in restaurants.
But the use of music as a healing agent isn't anything new. It's been around since people started making music thousands of years ago.
And now, pianist and ...
(May 16, 2011 - 12:29:59) [read more]
JAZZ VOCALIST, COMPOSER CARMEN LUNDY MAKES INAUGURAL APPEARANCE AT SCULLER'S JAZZ CLUB
Boston, Massachusetts (and its sister city across the Charles River, Cambridge) boasts the largest concentration of higher education students in the United States. Boston University, Northeastern University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T), and Emerson College ...
(May 16, 2011 - 11:43:52) [read more]
Newark Museum Will Feature Legendary Jazz Vocalist Carmen Lundy for Jazz and BBQ Benefit
Newark, NJ (May 17, 2011) -- Jazz songstress extraordinaire Carmen Lundy and her trio will appear at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey, at 6 pm Wednesday June 22nd, 2011 as part of the Jazz and BBQ Benefit, a fundraising event for the Museum. Joining Ms. Lundy on the bill will be Alex Tosca ...
(May 16, 2011 - 11:37:20) [read more]
YOSHI'S, OAKLAND PRESENTS VOCAL JAZZ LEGEND CARMEN LUNDY & TRIO
Oakland, CA (May 16, 2011) -- Carmen Lundy brings her music and trio up the West Coast from Los Angeles to Oakland, California, to appear at Yoshi's, Oakland's premier jazz club, on Thursday June 16th at 8 pm, followed by shows on Friday, June 17th at 8 and 10 pm. Yoshi's, after ...
(May 16, 2011 - 11:28:35) [read more]
ROCKWIRED.COM ANNOUNCES NEW WEEKLY ONLINE RADIO SHOW ENTITLED ‘JAZZED AND BLUE: PROFILES IN BLUES AND JAZZ' IN THE SUMMER OF 2011
(May 15, 2011) With the daily online radio show Rockwired Radio Profiles continuing to shine a light on indie music from throughout the U.S. and abroad and the weekly show Aboriginal Sounds' coverage of contemporary Native music, Rockwired.com has been keeping busy. Now, the online radio ...
(May 15, 2011 - 15:31:47) [read more]
Drummer Kentaro Nakayama releases stunningly beautiful collaboration with 'Broadway'
May 14, 2011 (Astoria, NY) Written by Robert Sutton. Drummer Kentaro Nakayama has a simple goal for his musical career: He is married to his art till death does them part. "I want to keep playing music until I die," Nakayama revealed.
In these days of commerce taking precedence over authentic ...
(May 15, 2011 - 03:21:35) [read more]
Reflections with Zadell: Zoe and Dave Ellis
One of the most noteworthy recordings of the past few years is Zoe Ellis LIVE at ANNA'S JAZZ ISLAND, an intricate blend of Jazzy melodies and funky grooves which not only captures the smoldering passion of Zoe's soul stirring vocals, but also marks the producing debut of Dave Ellis, ...
(May 14, 2011 - 01:02:42) [read more]
Reflections With Regina Carter
Since first gaining national attention as a member of the multifaceted Jazz group STRAIGHT AHEAD violinist Regina Carter has become recognized as one of the premier artisans of her instrument. Receiving universal acclaim as a solo artist, Regina's versatility has been appreciated by not only ...
(May 14, 2011 - 00:50:28) [read more]
May 22nd NEW YORK PRESS CONFERENCE IN PROTEST OF GRAMMY TRAVESTY
May 22nd NEW YORK PRESS CONFERENCE IN PROTEST OF GRAMMY TRAVESTY
NARAS ERASES 31 CATEGORIES FROM GRAMMYS
OUTRAGED MUSIC COMMUNITY RESPONDS
On Sunday, May 22nd, at 1pm, world-renowned artists, celebrities, writers, activists, and members of the media will gather at the world-famous ...
(May 13, 2011 - 23:32:29) [read more]
New Orleans Ladies of Jazz; Stephanie Jordan, Germaine Bazzle, Leah Chase at Bayou Boogaloo Festival
New Orleans Ladies of Jazz; Stephanie Jordan, Germaine Bazzle, and Leah Chase will perform together on stage on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 3:45 p.m. during the 5th Annual "Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo," a community music festival held on the banks of Bayou Saint John in New Orleans. Backed by the ...
(May 13, 2011 - 20:54:56) [read more]
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