Pianist and composer Edward Simon will create House of Numbers, a 40-minute suite in four movements exploring the cross-cultural meanings of numbers and the possibilities offered by bringing jazz and classical musicians together.
From April 7-12, 2015, MDC Live Arts presents musician Taylor Ho Bynum in a week-long, in-depth community residency in Miami implementing the philosophies of his Acoustic Bicycle Tour project in an urban setting. Performance is supported in part by a 2015 CMA Presenter Consortium for Jazz grant with support from the Doris Duke Foundation.
The CMA- New Jazz Works Commission "Word Circus" performed by The Frank Carlberg Quintet is being prepared for a CD release on Red Piano Records ( www.redpianorecords.com ). Expected realese date 9/15. The recording features Christine Correa, John O'Gallagher, Pascal Niggenkemper, Michael Sarin and Frank Carlberg.