JazzCorner
JazzCorner.com
 

JazzCorner.com is the largest portal for the official websites of hundreds of jazz musicians and organizations. New features on JazzCorner include the jazz video share where you can upload and share jazz and blues videos, JazzCorner Jukebox, surf the net with Jazz always on, submit your latest jazz news, and check out what's hot at JazzCorner's Speakeasy, the busiest bulletin board for jazz. Be the first to know where Jazz artists are performing in our gigs section, and be sure to listen to our podcasts with established and up and coming jazz musicians in our Innerviews section.


 
JazzCorner
Roster:


ArrangerBassBig BandsBlogsBookingBroadcastersCampsCelloClarinetConsultingDrumsEducationEventsFestivalsFilmFluteGroupsGuitarManagementOrganOrganizationsPercussionPhotographyPianoProducingPublicityPublishingRadio PromotionRecord CompaniesRecording StudiosSaxophoneTromboneTrumpetTubaVibesVocalsWriters


About JazzCorner:

History
Contact Us
Privacy Policy

 


JazzCorner News

Submit News
Share |

Chicago's FLIPPOMUSIC Releases the First Jazz Setting of the Tao Te Ching: Tao Tunes (Oppilf Records)
(Published: September 28, 2011)

Dave Flippo's modern jazz quintet FLIPPOMUSIC has been blending various ethnic music with jazz since 1992. Their most recent project creates an ethnic collaboration through the ancient Chinese texts, the "Tao Te Ching" to create Tao Tunes. Flippo has adapted several translations into lyrics and set them in a wide range of styles. The CD, on Oppilf Records, is due for release on November 27th.
Players include Dan Hesler-sax/flute, Dave Flippo-keys/vocals, Donn De Santo-bass/vocals, Heath Chappell-drums; Guest artists include: Larry Gray-cello, Neal Alger-guitar, Hamid Drake-percussion, Mike Levin-clarinets and flute, Katherine Hughes-violin.
Aside from his jazz experience, the project's widely diverse styles and extended arrangements draws upon Flippo's compositional training, which includes a Doctorate and Masters in Music Compositon from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music.
The piece SICK combines a "moving drone" with areas of two, three and four voice counterpoint based on non-Western scales; FEARLESS is a bossa nova scored sax trio and cello; QUESTION is a 6/4 Tango accompanied by a wandering string and flute line. SPIRIT is a freeform ambient depiction of a mountain range for cello, tenor sax, spoken word and other instruments.

More Information: http://www.flippomusic.com/taotunes.html

Submitted By:

FLIPPOMUSIC
flippomusic@att.net


Email Address:


Now Playing
on JC Podcast

Oscar Hernandez - Latin Jazz Respect

Subscribe to this podcast:






HOME :: ROSTER :: PODCASTS :: NEWS :: JUKEBOX :: SHOP :: CONTACT :: FACEBOOK :: TWITTER

History :: Contact Us :: Privacy Policy

© 1996-2014 JazzCorner