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New York, NY – June 30, 2015 – Jazz at Lincoln Center, dedicated to entertaining, enriching and expanding a global community for jazz through performance, education and advocacy, today announced the formation of Blue Engine Records, a new platform to make its vast archive of recorded concerts available to jazz audiences everywhere. The label will release new studio and live recordings as well as archival recordings from Jazz at Lincoln Center's performance history, which date back to 1987 and are part of the R. Theodore Ammon Archives and Music Library. From the institution's founding in 1987, each year's programming was [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015
Source Wynton Marsalis
Tony's CD, Chemistry, has been released in South Africa. Here is one of the first reviews… http://www.timeslive.co.za/entertainment/music/2015/06/22/Album-Review-Tony-DeSare—Chemistry [...]
Mon, Jun 22, 2015
Source Tony Desare
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Wednesday morning, 24 June 2015 between 8:30 and 9:00 am, a free TROMBA-the Ultimate Plastic Trombone will be given away via drawing at the International Euphonium and Tuba Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Thanks to the great folks at Tromba, the lucky winner in attendance will receive a black Tromba, two mouthpieces, a trombone stand, a padded trombone case, and a cleaning kit. Other prizes to be given away are a free copy of Introductory Stereograms A-M courtesy of Gordon Cherry at Cherry Classics, and a free 30 minute lesson with Dr. David Brubeck courtesy of www.davidbrubeck.comWinners to be selected by [...]
Thu, Jun 18, 2015
Source David Brubeck
Made in Brazil reaches #1 on iTunes, #1 on Amazon.com and debuted at #3 On Billboard Traditional Jazz Chart, USA. It also topped the charts in France, Spain, Portugal, Brazil and other countries. Congratulations to Eliane and the whole team! [...]
Thu, May 14, 2015
Source Elian Elias
By Rick Ivey Legendary pianist Peter Nero proved this week that he still has what it takes to thrill an audience nearly six decades into his professional career. Still touring the country at 80, Nero presented a dazzling display of talent and showmanship on the Thomasville Entertainment Foundation's Steinway concert grand piano to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at the Thomasville Center for the Arts. Entitled “The Gershwin Project,” the program teamed Nero with bassist Michael Barnett in a performance of various works by 20th century American composer George Gershwin that have become standards and showpieces for Broadway, the American songbook and the concert [...]
Tue, Mar 10, 2015
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