Back to the Future: Two Generations of Film and Video Game Composers, with Grammy Winner and Oscar Nominee Alan Silvestri, Perform at Symphony Hall, April 1
BOSTON, March 7, 2011 -- The Berklee College of Music Film Scoring Department presents an evening of music from popular movies and video games, Back to the Future: Two Generations of Film and Video Game Composers. Familiar scores from Forrest Gump, Lord of the Rings, The Simpsons, and Back to the ...
(Mar 10, 2011 - 13:45:38) [read more]
Boston-based jazz vocalist Keiko Ito has soaring voice on new EP
(Boston, MA) Written by Robert Sutton. It's fitting that the coffeehouse jazz of Keiko Ito is lighter than air. After all, how else could you complement a voice that soars through the skies?
Ito's vocals, glowing with the youthful innocence and emotional warmth of Karen Carpenter, are ...
(Mar 09, 2011 - 19:49:19) [read more]
Terence Blanchard named Artistic Director of the Henry Mancini Institute at the UM Frost School of Music
Coral Gables, FL (March 7, 2011) - Five time Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter and film composer Terence Blanchard was named Artistic Director of the Henry Mancini Institute (HMI), a prestigious program at the University of Miami Frost School of Music that is training a new generation of ...
(Mar 09, 2011 - 17:43:41) [read more]
U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble Performance
The U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble will perform at the Harris Theatre located on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. on March 18, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Featured soloists for this concert will be Commodore trumpeter Musician 1st Class Justin Kisor and his brother, New York ...
(Mar 09, 2011 - 09:14:05) [read more]
U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble Performance
The U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble will be the featured band at the UMBC Jazz Festival on March 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the UMBC Recital Hall on the campus of UMBC in Catonsville, Md. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Commodores have been in existence since 1969. They ...
(Mar 09, 2011 - 08:56:38) [read more]
Texas-based jazz vocalist Silvie Rider impresses with both English and French on new CD
(Austin, Texas) Written by Robert Sutton. To jazz vocalist Silvie Rider, the universal language of music is bilingual.
On her new album Je Te Connais, Rider effortlessly sings in English and French, losing no emotional weight with either one. It's no gimmick or arty pretension; they are ...
(Mar 09, 2011 - 02:15:35) [read more]
Italian group Domenico Sanna Trio are 'Too Marvelous for Words' on debut album
(Rome, Italy) Written by Robert Sutton. The Domenico Sanna Trio declares that they are Too Marvelous for Words on their debut album. By the closing track "Midnight Sun," they erase any doubts to the validity of that claim.
The first half of "Midnight Sun" finds the band balancing light and ...
(Mar 08, 2011 - 17:27:03) [read more]
Tomorrow Night, March 9! - BROOKLYN JAZZ WIDE OPEN @ Littlefield - Featuring DAVE LIEBMAN, JOHN HEBERT & WORKS!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
PRESENTS The 4th SEASON OF
BROOKLYN JAZZ WIDE OPEN
@ LITTLEFIELD - www.littlefieldnyc.com
Littlefield is located at is located at 622 Degraw Street between 3rd and 4th Ave in Brooklyn, Tel 718 855 3388, $14 cover, $6 minimum (20 ...
(Mar 08, 2011 - 12:35:32) [read more]
Scot Albertson & Dr. Joe Utterback Concert in Greenwich, CT - Sat. Mar. 26th @ 7:00p.m. - Featured Guest Artist - "Sweet" Sue Terry
Scot & Dr. Joe (Vocal / Piano Duo) return to Blueberry Music & Art House (135 Mason St. - 06830) for their 3rd Concert in 2011. This is a Concert Series conceived & produced by Scot to offer music presentations in a warm lovely intimate Art Gallery focused solely on the music. These Concerts also ...
(Mar 08, 2011 - 10:00:56) [read more]
Guitarist Giovan Guido displays command of fingerpicking style on second album
(Brooklyn, New York) Written by Robert Sutton. In the hands of Giovan Guido, the guitar isn't just an instrument; it's a paintbrush.
Guido doesn't simply play the guitar; he illustrates moods with it, his command over each string apparent with every vivid portrait of emotion.
(Mar 07, 2011 - 19:16:36) [read more]
GOWANUS REGGAE AND SKA SOCIETY WILL CELEBRATE RELEASE OF G.R.A.S.S. ON FIRE WITH SHOW AT THE APPLE STORE IN SOHO ON MARCH 22
CD Features Group's Instrumental Interpretation of Music from Bob Marley's Catch A Fire
On March 22, the eleven members of G.R.A.S.S. will celebrate the recent release of G.R.A.S.S. on Fire with a performance at the Apple Store in Soho. Showtime is 7 PM, and the store is located at ...
(Mar 07, 2011 - 17:50:59) [read more]
This week at Tutuma Social Club (March 10-12)
Thursday March 10
@ 7pm Mika. Brazilian samba jazz
@8:30pm: Laurandrea Leguia Trio. Traditional Afro-Peruvian music.
Laurandrea Leguia (soprano sax), Rufino Ortiz (guitar), Toño Vílchez (Cajón & Zapateo Dancing).
@ 10:30pm The Rodrigo Bonelli ...
(Mar 07, 2011 - 17:27:24) [read more]
NEW CDS FROM HARRIS EISENSTADT AND EQUILIBRIUM COMING FROM SONGLINES ON APRIL 12
Canada Day II, Eisenstadt's Label Debut, Will Be Supported by East Coast Tour
Equilibrium's Mikkel Ploug, Joachim Badenhorst and Sissel Vera Pettersen Follow 2009's Critically Acclaimed Self-Titled Debut with Walking Voices
Two diverse explorations into modern jazz are on ...
(Mar 07, 2011 - 17:11:41) [read more]
This Week at The Cornelia Street Cafe! March 7-14, + Upcoming Highlights for March & April!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
"A CULINARY AS WELL AS A CULTURAL LANDMARK"
Proclamation, City of New York, 1987
One of Top 150 Jazz Venues in The World - DownBeat
Jazz Venue of The Year, 2004, 2008, 2010
- The NYC Jazz Record
(formerly known as All About Jazz New York) ...
(Mar 07, 2011 - 17:02:43) [read more]
New СD "Quasipsychedelic" by Roman Miroshnichenko: "A different kind of ride..."
"Let me take you on a vertical trip of the mind, a musical fantasy of melodies that will wrap your body and soul in harmonies and instrumental sounds without voice. Allow the melodies to seduce you to go further and further away from all the worries of your day to day life. I'll give you some ...
(Mar 06, 2011 - 13:55:00) [read more]
U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to perform in April
The internationally acclaimed U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at 7 p.m. April 4 at Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg, WV in a performance sponsored by The Parkersburg News and ...
(Mar 06, 2011 - 05:56:54) [read more]
Australian band Backlash Jazz Quintet keeps hard bop alive and kicking on energetic new CD
(Perth, Australia) Written by Robert Sutton. The Backlash Jazz Quintet weren't kidding when they used a photo of a collapsed building on their album cover or named the record Through the Rubble. The opening track "Djiti Djiti" alone is more than six minutes of boisterous rhythms, shaking the ...
(Mar 05, 2011 - 01:13:56) [read more]
Juilliard Jazz Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
SWINGIN' ALUMNI REUNION CONCERT
WITH CO-HOSTS CHRISTIAN McBRIDE AND DAVID SANBORN
JUILLIARD JAZZ CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH RETURNING ALUMNI PERFORMING ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS
THURSDAY, MARCH 31 AT 8 PM IN JUILLIARD'S PETER JAY SHARP THEATER
GUESTS ARTISTS ...
(Mar 04, 2011 - 15:36:20) [read more]
Saxophonist, Tim Warfield Organ Group - One For Shirley
Saxophonist, Tim Warfield, will bring his Tribute Band: Pat Bianchi, organ; Tim Thompson, trumpet; Daniel Sadownick, percussions and Byron Landham, drums, to the LaRose Jazz Club, 5531 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144 on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 7-10 p.m. Warfield's Organ Group celebrates ...
(Mar 03, 2011 - 15:35:50) [read more]
Australian trio Woolhouse - Michailidis - Robertson 'Ascent' into world of dreams on new album
(Melbourne, Australia) Written by Robert Sutton. When Woolhouse - Michailidis - Robertson takes Ascent on their new album, it is into the world of dreams. Maybe it's no coincidence that the trio is from Australia, where Aborigines believe in the Dreaming, a concept in which our souls existed ...
(Mar 03, 2011 - 15:29:25) [read more]
The Man and his Music
VTY Jazz Productions...
Creating the best Jazz Experience on Earth... Proudly Presents
Another Sunday Serenade
Dedicated to "Kenny Dorham"
Keyon Harrold: Trumpet
Willie Williams: Tenor Saxophone
Victor Jones: Drums
Kenny Davis: ...
(Mar 03, 2011 - 15:15:24) [read more]
THE GEORGE CABLES PROJECT
featuring JEFF "TAIN" WATTS & JAMES GENUS
WHAT: JUST ANNOUNCED: Celebrated pianist and composer George Cables brings a new project to the Blue Note that will feature drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts, bassist James Genus, and special guest saxophonist/woodwind specialist Casey Benjamin. Though ...
(Mar 03, 2011 - 15:06:39) [read more]
Antonio Ciacca Trio Performs at Nazareth College, April 9, 2011
Jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader Antonio Ciacca leads his trio - featuring bassist Dan Vitale and drummer Mike Melito - in a concert and discussion at Nazareth College's Wilmot Recital Hall on Saturday, April 9, 2011. An exciting pianist and articulate advocate of jazz, Mr. Ciacca, whose ...
(Mar 03, 2011 - 12:41:41) [read more]
EUROPEʼS MOST IMPORTANT
JAZZ CONVENTION ANNOUNCES
Bremen, Germany -
April 28-May 1, 2011
New York, March 1, 2011 - As the globalization of jazz continues, Germanyʼs jazzahead has become the premier meeting place for members of the jazz industry. It is an international gathering that serves as a networking opportunity and European portal for jazz enterprise. It brings together media, ...
(Mar 03, 2011 - 11:12:00) [read more]
Years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans native Vandell Andrew becomes rising sax star in Texas
(Dallas, Texas) Written by Robert Sutton. Saxophonist Vandell Andrew nearly found himself under the tutelage of legendary jazz artist Edward "Kidd" Jordan until Mother Nature interfered. The lethal attack of Hurricane Katrina on Andrew's native New Orleans blew those plans into the ground, ...
(Mar 02, 2011 - 22:33:27) [read more]
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