07/29/13 By John Melo
9/11 Special ConcertEvent at the Bitter End- BLUE NITROUS w/E.Rose
“Blue Nitrous” the 17 Piece Jazz Big Band -"Big Band Jazz Classics" from Count Basie to Michael Jackson
“Blue Nitrous” the 17 Piece Jazz Big Band to play at the Legendary NYC club The Bitter End, fronted by trumpeter Dr. Peter Silver (“The Jazz Dentist”). "Blue Nitrous" and vocalist E.Rose will be performing with special guest Vanessa Trouble and her 5 piece band “The Red Hot Swing” at The Bitter End on September 11, 2013; 7-11 PM. The Event features the music of Count Basie, Quincy Jones and The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.
Special guests: Include trumpeters, two time Grammy Award winning Roy Hargrove and Jimmy Owens. Hargrove has played with front rank jazz musicians from Wynton Marsalis to Herbie Hancock. Owens is the quintessential New York composer, arranger. He has played with the great Lionel Hampton, Charles Mingus, Hank Crawford, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Herbie Mann, among others.
Saxophonist Steve Wilson is an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, who is best known as a flautist and an alto and soprano saxophonist. Wilson having performed as a soloist for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip , he has had an illustrious career working as a session musician. Wilson has contributed to many musicians of note both in the recording studios and as a sideman on tours. In 2010, Wilson led six bands in six nights at Jazz Standard in New York City. With famed jazz musician’s Karrin Allyson, Carla Cook, Bruce Barth, Ed Howard, Adam Cruz, Lewis Nash, Ugonna Okegwo, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Freddie Hendrix, Christian McBride, Mulgrew Miller, Geoffrey Keezer, Linda Oh, and John Wikan.
UK Trumpeter Nigel Waddington’s original compositions and arrangements will be highlighted. Waddington is flying in from London specifically to attend this highly anticipated jazz event.
Nigel’s compositions have become popular with big bands in New York City and Los Angeles.
The young singer, composer & arranger E. Rose will be joining Blue Nitrous as vocalist. E.Rose’s influences include Michael Jackson, Phyllis Hyman, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker, Jill Scott, and Erykah Badu have all shaped her incredible and memorable signature voice. E.Rose has been singing since the age of 8, she is comfortable singing classic American songs of the 30’s & 40’s as she is singing R&B and Neo Soul. E.Rose has recently appeared at the The Iridium Jazz Club, Birdland and The Metropolitan Room in NYC.
Vanessa Trouble and her 5 piece band: The Red Hot Swing will also be guest performing. Trouble honed her vocal and performance skills all over the country and abroad, fronting various jazz ensembles across American jazz hotspots and in Europe and Asia. She is a featured vocalist around Manhattan and the Hamptons with her ensembles. She regularly performs at Swing 46, Opia Lounge, The Grand Havana Room,The Bubble Lounge in Manhattan, and at Pierre's in Bridgehampton.
For more information please contact Peter Silver at 917-573-5593 or email at [email protected]
Part of the proceeds from this anticipated event will be donated to: New York Cares, funds are earmarked for Hurricane Sandy relief.
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