HALF NOTE ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF TWO POWERFUL RECORDINGS KENNY WERNER - “NO BEGINNING, NO END” featuring Joe Lovano and Judi Silvano CONRAD HERWIG - “THE LATIN SIDE OF HERBIE HANCOCK” featuring Eddie Palmieri and Randy Brecker
Pianist Geri Allen & narrator Fr. Peter F. O'Brien S.J. celebrate Mary Lou Williams centennial with Aardvark Jazz Orchestra -- May 9th
Aardvark Jazz Orchestra with special guests Geri Allen, pianist and Father Peter F. O’Brien, narrator; Mary Lou Williams Centennial Celebration: From Swing to Sacred Music, a Journey of Faith
Jazz guitarist Gary Lucas has been involved in a number of music projects including many sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. In the last thirty years, he has composed scores for film and television in addition to leading jazz ensembles in performing live music during the showcase of classic films at music festivals and local theaters around the world. His latest project is a score that he composed for the classic film "Dracula" which he will premiere at the 48th New York Film Festival in Fall 2010.
Greetings one and all… Happy Holidays and New Year too! A few updates from Ron Kaplan, Kapland Records and American Songbook Preservation Society.
The album Lab 2009 by the University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band, directed by Steve Wiest, has received Grammy nominations for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album and Best Instrumental Composition (for "Ice-Nine" by Steve Wiest). The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards will be held Jan. 31, 2010.