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The Tim Lyddon Trio Appearing at the Knitting Factory Saturday, May 4, 2002 - 9 - 10 pm with bassist Tom Hubbard and drummer Scott Latzky. Pianist/composer Tim Lyddon describes his approach to music as "uncompromised, what I feel from the heart, drawn from my life’s experiences." His extraordinary trio CD, I’ve Traveled So Far on Essence Jazz Records proves his point.

"Tim Lyddon is a pianist who plays with extraordinary drive, impressive chops, good definition and a spirit which spreads nic …

MXMW 2002 Accepting Band Submissions - April 2, 2002

Mid by Midwest Music Festival is coming to Cincinnati, OH September 26th - 28th. Bands who want to be considered for the event can register online at http://www.mxmw.org/bands. Registration officially ends May 31st.

Cincinnati is the perfect place to hold a music event like Mid by Midwest. There is a lot of great music locally and regionally. And the national and international bands that play will get a lot of exposure.

The festiva …

"As long as the music attracts dedicated young musicians like Eric Mintel, jazz will continue to thrive and progress as a voice of freedom" Dave Brubeck. This sentence from the liner notes of the Eric Mintel Quartet's latest effort "Hopscotch" couldn't be more true. The CD features Eric Mintel on piano, Neil Wetzel on sax, flute and clarinet, Dave Antonow on bass and Jeremy Berberian on drums. The Eric Mintel Quartet has been thrilling audiences with their unique style of jazz which incl …
On April 28, 2002 at 7PM Composer Todd Colburn is bringing to Sideshow Gallery The Mass Bass Choir. This is the second annual presentation of the event. The T.Colburn Sideshow Mass Bass Choir consists of sixteen acoustic bassists. They will perform the world premier of "A Sky of Basses". The composition is based on 24 sections that are non defined from absolute pitch, rhythm and tempo perspectives. Pitch, rhythm,tempo and the movement from section to section are defined through conduction by the …
The Tim Lyddon trio Appearing at the Deer Head Saturday, May 18, 2002 8 - 12 pm with bassist Steve LaSpina and drummer Eliot Zigmund

Pianist/composer Tim Lyddon describes his approach to music as "uncompromised, what I feel from the heart, drawn from my life’s experiences." His extraordinary trio CD, I’ve Traveled So Far on Essence Jazz Records proves his point.

"Tim Lyddon is a pianist who plays with extraordinary drive, impressive chops, good definition and a spirit which spreads nicel …

We are broadcasting a live and interactive webcast from the Essential Festival which takes place this year on May 4th, 5th and 6th in Bristol (UK).

The webcast will be completely Free and interactive, with multiple live channels, a chat facility, channel guide and live news from the event as well as competitions and live interactive interviews with some of the DJs and bands.

The Essential Festival takes place over the May Bank Holiday weekend with Saturday playing host to Dance acts De La …

Strings for Schools will pay tribute to jazz pianist, composer, and educator Dr. Billy Taylor, honoring him in the year of his 80th birthday, at the Kimmel Center on April 27, 2002 at 7:30 PM. Led by jazz violinist and Philadelphian, John Blake, Jr., the evening will feature jazz and conversation with members of Dr. Taylor’s Trio, Chip Jackson, and Winard Harper, who will be joined by the nationally recognized jazz talents of artists Geri Allen, Frank Wess and Jimmy Owens. Hosting the evening wi …
Album Launch: May 7th 8:30pm

David Tughan has been a singer on the London Jazz Scene since Graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1997 performing at the 606 Club, the Dorchester, the Meridian Waldorf hotels and of course the inimitable Backstage Bar at the Spice of Life. His articulate and witty interpretation of Classic up-tempo numbers and Ballads from the Great American Songbook is at times uncannily akin to the young Chet Baker. Complemented with a smattering of co …

Eric Ross is an accomplished composer and performer from Binghamton, New York. A multi-talented musician, he plays piano, guitar, synthesizers, and theremin. He has performed at such venues as the Lincoln Center, Newport Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, and Berlin Jazz Festivals, Brussels Palais des Beaux Arts, Copenhagen New Music Festival, and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. Ross' message is clear. He is paving the way to a new frontier by producing new, interesting, captivating …
29.01.2011

A Mass in Jazz

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Look at American music and jazz stands out as our heart and soul, so when someone creates a union of jazz and sacred chorus and orchestra music, we should listen. Dave Brubeck brought his jazz quartet to Carnegie Hall on April 25, and gave us music of unbridled, soulful passion, with great and yet unrecognized genius.

Mr. Brubeck has created a celebration of hope, showing us how eternal peace through the love of God, expressed in smooth jazz rhythms that seamlessly move flow through classica …

The Cambridge Center of Adult Education (www.ccae.org) and the Equinox Educational Outreach Program are teaming up on Thursday, July 25th to present a Listening Party of the Music of John Coltrane. Dr. Leonard Brown, musician, educator, ethnomusicologist and co-founder of the Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, which in 2002, celebrates its' 25th Anniversary, and is the featured event of the 2nd Annual Equinox Music Festival, will present this program. For more information, visit the Equinox …
The CROSSROADS proudly presents the one and only STANLEY JORDAN live onstage on MAY 10, 2002. Special Guest: Will Calhoun

TRYING TO DESCRIBE STANLEY JORDAN IN SIMPLE TERMS is like trying to explain Einstein's Theory of Relativity in ten words or less. No matter what you say, you'd be leaving a lot out. And yet, that is probably what you've already done if you haven't heard the whole story. Best known as a guitarist who has made major technical and musical contributions to his instrument, Sta …

29.01.2011

Logic? CD Release

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Australian based jazz/fusion ensemble Logic? announces the release of its self-titled CD! The album is currently distributed throughout Australia by Vorticity Music who also carry such artists as Allan Holdsworth, Bob Berg, Dave Weckl and Chad Wackerman.

Logic? features Glenn Cannon : guitar, Tim Wilson : saxophones, Darryn Farrugia : drums, and Craig Newman : bass. The group has performed at festivals throughout Australia, and supported international acts such as the Yellowjac …

Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Laurie Krauz & The Daryl Kojak Quartet are thrilled to announce their return appearance at the very glamorous Soul Cafe Thursday, June 6th -- 9pm - 11pm; 444 W. 42nd Street, New York City (Theatre Row -- between 9th & 10th); Reservations suggested (212) 244-7685; $10 cover, One Entreé Minimum (Per Person) At Tables; NO MINIMUM At Bar.

Laurie & Daryl Continue Their "Duo Gig" At The 1050 Lounge Every Wednesday From 7pm - 10pm. Great food (nibbles or full meals) and, …

Oregon Festival of American Music presents its 11th annual 10-day summer festival Gershwin Transformations, August 1-10, 2002 in Eugene, Oregon. Gershwin Transformations will celebrate the lives, times and "fascinating rhythms" of George and Ira Gershwin and their impact on American music. During the two-week festival, we will explore the full range of the Gershwins’ works, from Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, to opera and the concert hall.

OFAM Music Director and Conduct …

This year the ticketed concert series number a baker's dozen. Three at 6pm: Les Grands Concerts in Theatre Maisonneuve in the Place des Arts complex; Les Couleurs at the Spectrum and Guitar - Solo in Salle Gesu. Two at 7:00: Les Voix du Monde at Club Soda and the annual Invitation Series at the Monument National; Pleins Faux is an 8:30 series in Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, the largest hall in Place Des Arts, there are three series with a 9:00 starting time, Jazz Beat at the Spectrum, Rythmes at Met …
Following the success of the first BBC Radio Jazz Awards, BBC Radios 2 and 3 are jointly to stage the second annual BBC Radio Jazz Awards. This unique BBC Radio collaboration takes place on Wednesday July 31st at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.

Last year’s successful event, hosted by Humphrey Lyttelton and Jools Holland combined awards and performances from the complete spectrum of ‘jazz’. Popular awards included Rising Star for pianist Alex Wilson and the BBC Lifetime Achievement Award for …

In a rare appearance together, jazz guitar virtuoso John "Bucky" Pizzarelli will join his son, gutarist John Pizzarelli and his Trio, including younger brother Martin Pizzarelli on bass, in concert on July 25 at 7:00 p.m. on the Guilford Fair Grounds, Exit 59 off Interstate 95 in Guilford, Connecticut.

Presented by The Great Connecticut JazzFest 2002, the performance benefits the JazzFest's "Horns For Kids" program, which supports music scholarships and private instruction for disadvantaged y …

Now in its 16th year, The Great Connecticut Jazz Fest 2002 will unite 15 bands from four continents playing Dixieland to Swing in a three-day weekend of continuous performances on the Guilford Fair Grounds, Exit 59 off Interstate 95 in Guilford, Connecticut. The festival starts at 6:00 p.m. on July 26 and concludes with a finale jam sessions at 5:30 p.m. on July 28.

Proceeds from the Festival support the JazzFest's "Horns For Kids" music outreach programs, which provide scholarship aid, musica …

29.01.2011

Women in Jazz Concert Series

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Women in Jazz presents Austin singers Kellye Gray, Denice Brooks and Pamela Hart on June 29, 2002 at the intimate State Theater, 719 Congress, Austin, TX at 7:30 PM One show only. These three great singers in one spectacular evening will perform classic jazz, contemporary jazz and smooth R&B vocals. If you have ever attended any Women in Jazz Concert, you know you are in for an outstanding evening. Women in Jazz is the same organization that brought you Dianne Reeves and Nancy Wilson!

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