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Marty Erickson has played concertos aplenty, is an accomplished jazz man, and at present finds himself utterly devoted to chamber music and his students. A thinking man's tubist, Erickson draws upon his rich musical life to explore the chamber music ramifications of the euphonium and the tuba, and to contemplate the future young musicians on those instruments might encounter. Though rooted in firm foundations which reach back to Leonard B. Falcone, Erickson has consistently forged beyond convention. Bold, fresh and visionary is Marty Erikson's design for “The Fourth Valve” tm. 1. Outside the tuba quartet, where do [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Source David Brubeck
The Brazilian Duke EllingtonFeaturing Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Mario Adnet and Cyro Baptista October 24 – 25, 2014 Rose Theater, 8pm The late Moacir Santos' work illuminated the soul of Brazil, creating a truly national music, which has been recorded extensively by hundreds of artists. Melding Afro-Latin influences with improvisation and jazz harmony helped make Santos a genuinely original voice in Brazilian music. Santos was orphaned at an early age, and taken in by a family who helped him take music lessons. He continued to learn the music of Brazil throughout his formative years, garnering an encyclopedic musical knowledge. [...]
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
Source Wynton Marsalis
By Andrew Gilbert With seats ringing the entire stage, SFJazz's flagship Robert N. Miner Auditorium offers a rare opportunity to experience an artist in 360 degrees. But the most important perspective comes from the wide-angle view provided by SFJazz programming. The organization kicks off the third season in its still-awe-inspiring building with four entirely different... [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Source Elian Elias
Festival of Watches Concert
SORRY THIS LIST IS FULL - EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS GOING OUT OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO!!! In celebration of the opening night of The Rodeo Drive Festival of Watches + Jewlery, we are excited to announce that Chris will be performing a free private concert under the stars presented by Genlux Magazine and The Rodeo Drive Committee. [...]
Wed, Sep 03, 2014
Source Chris Botti
Tony DeSare and his band got a mention in Vogue Daily for being the featured performer at Charlie Shaffer's and Elizabeth Cordry's wedding. Charlie is Anna Wintour's son. Tony led a 7 piece band for an audience that included A list director, Bazz Lurhmann and designer Oscar de la Renta. http://www.vogue.com/culture/article/elizabeth-cordry-charlie-shaffer-wedding-in-mastic-beach-new-york/?mbid=nl_VO_Edit_Daily_070814&spMailingID=9621005&spUserID=ODE2NTM0NTU3NTUS1&spJobID=304176730&spReportId=MzA0MTc2NzMwS0#1 [...]
Fri, Aug 08, 2014
Source Tony Desare
Peter is in San Diego this weekend appearing with the San Diego Symphony. If you are in the area you don't want to miss it. Check out this short interview he did yesterday! [...]
Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Source Peter Nero
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In September, my CASE colleagues and I unveiled a brand new program called the Duke CASE Change Academy. (If you missed the announcement, see the program details here.) We received 34 outstanding applications for the Academy's 6 slots, which left us with a tough decision to make. Today I am thrilled to announce the winners. Each organization below will bring 3 leaders to the Academy, for a total of 18 participants in the cohort. These leaders are fighting to make an impact in their communities—in education, in health care, in the economy. To meet their goals, they'll have to overcome daunting [...]
Thu, Dec 05, 2013
Source Heath Brothers
We're delighted to announce Michel will be playing two special UK dates with the extremely talented opera singer Natalie Dessay. The shows will take place at London Palladium and Manchester Bridgewater on Sunday 4th and Monday 5th May respectively. We're offering you the chance to get your tickets up to 24hours before they go on general sale via the below exclusive presale link from 10am on Thursday 28 November (tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday 29 November). Buy Presale Tickets from 10am Thursday: www.gigsandtours.com/go/michellegrandnataliedessaypre (General sale starts at 10am Friday: www.gigsandtours.com/go/michellegrandnataliedessaygen) The post Michel Legrand and Natalie Dessay UK [...]
Tue, Nov 26, 2013
Source Michelle Grand
Thank you to everyone who has organized this important press conference and for allowing me this opportunity.We all know why we are here, so let me get right down to it.The Board of Trustees should be quite embarrassed about what they have done, particularly with how egregiously they have done it. This is a brazen act of disrespect to the musicians, songwriters, producers, booking agents, managers, major record and independent labels, of each genre affected by the cuts.The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences was founded in 1958 but it was not until 1975 that the Academy first [...]
Mon, May 23, 2011
Source Eddie Palmier