One could say that the vinyl record collection of Dee Alexander's mother not only inspired this CD, but was the impetus for her daughter's career as a jazz singer. "I cut my eyeteeth on them," Alexander has said of these sides by artists such as Nina Simone...
09/30/14 Community Articles
the Santa Barbara Series- First Friday . October 3, 2014. Our next exhibit promises to be spectacular. Two of Metro Galleries’ most popular artists, David Gordon and Mary-Austin Klein will be showing new works all of Santa Barbara and surrounding coastal...
09/24/14 Community Articles
New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music of Dave Holland on Thursday, October 9 at Brown Hall
Join visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland as he leads New England Conservatory jazz students in a performance of his music following a week-long residency. The concert takes place at 8 p.m. on Thursday...
Fred Hersch's piano trios have long been among the best in jazz, and his current one with bassist John Hébert and drummer Eric McPherson, who succeeded Drew Gress and Nasheet Waits in 2010, is no exception. After this trio's acclaimed CDs Whirl (2010) and...
09/22/14 Community Articles
Renowned Composer/Pianist and NEC Faculty Member Fred Hersch Presents Master Class on Tuesday, October 7 at New England Conservatory
Jazz pianist, composer and NEC faculty member Fred Hersch presents a masterclass for NEC students on Tuesday, October 7 at 3 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in New England Conservatory’s Pierce Hall.
After eight albums as a bandleader and performer extraordinaire with Bay Area bands, Schnalle has released “Idiot Fish” with a great line-up of complimentary artists. While Schnalle is an exemplary drummer and technological innovator, he augments his own...
09/18/14 Community Articles
Kama Ruby will be playing for the October 16th Kern County Bar Association's Bench and Bar Social. Appearing with her will be Glen Fong on Bass and Jeff Rosbrugh on piano. She will give a sneak peak of a few of her songs that will appear on Kama Ruby: "Rock...
Jack Cooper melds the works of a legendary 20th Century composer with the sounds of a 21st Century Jazz orchestra!
09/17/14 Community Articles
“Best in Trombone”. “Rising Star on Tuba”. “Trombonist of the Year”. These are all recent accolades bestowed upon Wycliffe Gordon. Perhaps the greatest jazz trombonist of his generation, Wycliffe is a consummate musician. He plays 23 instruments and his...
09/17/14 Community Articles
Kiki Sanchez' Salsa Jazz Project will be the featured music at Miami Beach's monthly Food Truck and Music Festival September 24 at the North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue, from 6 to 9 PM. The festival is free for all ages.
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