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Billboard kicks off Carnival with an exclusive premiere of a track from the Brazilian jazz pianist and singer's upcoming album. Eliane Elias' new album Dance of Time celebrates the centennial of samba — and the rhythm of Brazilian carnival. “Samba is the most authentic and contagious dance rhythm of Brazil,” says the celebrated jazz pianist and singer. “And there is no better place in the world to capture this music. I just had to be in Brazil to make Dance of Time.” Click here for more [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Source Elian Elias
The list is very short indeed. Maurice Andre, Hermann Baumann, Oystein Baadsvik, almost Christian Lindberg-brass classically oriented brass soloists how make it their living and life's work. Steven Mead belongs on the list, and may have very well defined the term ‘brass virtuoso' as he sat astride two centuries of great brass solo playing tradition. Not only does Steven Mead have it all, he likes to share it! 1. Your tone concept seems different than many other exemplars of your instrument. Is it your concept, embouchure or something else? Hello Dave, thanks for these questions which I'll endeavour to answer. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source David Brubeck