02/11/14

Jazz and the Philharmonic Concert CD/DVD & TV Special Coming

McFerrin, Corea, Blanchard & more featured

A concert event called Jazz and the Philharmonic, which took place at the University of Miami last year, will be broadcast on PBS stations Feb. 28 at 9:00 p.m. EST. The event is described in a press release as “a one-of-a-kind concert project conceived by music producer and impresario Larry Rosen featuring a star-studded roster of award-winning jazz and classical artists performing iconic compositions by legendary composers.”

The event, the release further states, is “a collaboration of four major national arts organizations—the National YoungArts Foundation; the University of Miami’s Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music; the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County; and Jazz Roots: A Larry Rosen Jazz Series.”

In addition to the broadcast, the concert will be released internationally on CD/DVD and digitally by OKeh Records Feb. 25.

The program features Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Terence Blanchard, Mark O’Connor and several classical musicians and vocalists. The track list is as follows:

Disc 1 (CD)
1. Autumn Leaves – Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin
2. Fugue in C Minor – Eric Owens, Terence Blanchard *
3. Spanish Suite – Chick Corea, Eric Owens, Terence Blanchard *
4. Simple Gifts – Dave Grusin, Mark O’Connor
5. Mountain Dance – Dave Grusin, Mark O’Connor *
6. Soloings 1 – Bobby McFerrin
7. The Man I Love – Elizabeth Joy Roe, Shelly Berg
8. Solfeggietto – Elizabeth Joy Roe, Terence Blanchard *
9. Charade – Terence Blanchard *

Disc 2 (DVD)
1. Autumn Leaves – Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin
2. Fugue in C Minor – Eric Owens, Terence Blanchard *
3. Spanish Suite – Chick Corea, Eric Owens, Terence Blanchard *
4. Soloings 1 – Bobby McFerrin
5. Incandescent, Iridescent, Effervescent – Elizabeth Joy Roe, Shelly Berg *
6. Simple Gifts – Dave Grusin, Mark O’Connor
7. Mountain Dance – Dave Grusin, Mark O’Connor *
8. Soloings 2 – Bobby McFerrin
9. Armando’s Rhumba – Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea
10. Charade – Terence Blanchard *
11. Solfeggietto – Elizabeth Joy Roe, Terence Blanchard *
12. The Man I Love – Elizabeth Joy Roe, Shelly Berg
13. 2001: Space Odyssey – Bobby McFerrin, Eric Owens, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Shelly Berg, Elizabeth Joy Roe, Mark O’Connor *
* = performance w/ the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

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