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Custom made amplifier cover with large exterior pockets for storing cords and effects; made with 1050 denier ballistic nylon or 32 oz heavy-duty textured vinyl. Features leather reinforced handle opening, double stitched inside seams and leather logo. Velcro inner pocket straps pull up and over the top of the amplifier holding the pockets open while loading or unloading. The 1050 denier ballistic nylon is water repellent with ¾ inch urethane backing and offers snap buckles. The vinyl model is UV …
29.01.2011

Trumpeting Jazz

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On a bright, airy classroom on the West Side, six youngsters are grooving to Miles Davis, their feet gently tapping, their bodies swaying a bit as they savor the trumpet sighs wafting out of a portable stereo system.

Meanwhile, at the tony Symphony Center downtown, a much larger group of kids is hanging on to every note that jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is playing, as he re-creates the clarion sound of Louis Armstrong hitting a glorious series of high Cs. The day's topic may be vintage Mil …

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley is proud to announce an extensive remodel and expansion of the present facilities between May 20-June 3, 2002.

In its first twenty years, Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley has become the west coast’s premier jazz club. Every week the club brings the greatest names in jazz and blues to Seattle. Artists of international stature such as Oscar Peterson, Eartha Kitt, Taj Mahal, McCoy Tyner, Dr. John, Joe Sample, Marion McPartland, Lionel Hampton and Nancy …

The Equinox Music Festival announced this week that they will be joining the Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion's Cafe Teatro as a co-producer of the upcoming Spring series presentation of Jerry Gonzalez and Fort Apache on June 8th, at the Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center in Boston. http://www.jcmcsite.com/schedule/index.htm

Long regarded as one of the top Latin Jazz innovators, Jerry Gonzalez and Fort Apache were the centerpiece in the internationally acclaimed documentary, 'Calle 54' released …
29.01.2011

FezDispenser

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For immediate release: Fez Dispenser: Live without a publicist.

Fez Dispenser's self titled debut CD is not for everyone. That's the good news. Fez Dispenser is a prime example of what one forward thinking musician can accomplish when he's not beholden to anyone.

California based producer Matt Thorne has never had it any other way. "Music is communication. The subtext of music made under the old system was 'please buy my shirt! I owe these lawyers a lot of money'. I can't imagine trying to …

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 …