Jane Ira Bloom was awarded the 2015 Jazz Journalists Association Soprano Saxophone of the Year for the second year in a row.
Musicians Create Convergence Ensemble,
a Fresh, Adventurous Addition to the Boston Music Landscape
Gala Inagural Concert
Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Currently composing for my CMA NJW 2014 Grant award! New music for the collaboration between For Living Lovers and Venezuelan photographer/graphi designer/visual artist, Carolina Munoz, "KLEEN-EX Incantations". 12 compositions for the Therapy Chronicle.
Next Recording planned for Autumn 2015
2015; UK tours include festival, arts centre and music society concerts in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Southwest and Scotland. Please see website for further details www.kosmosensemble.com
CD release, MAY 2105, BALANCE including The Flight of Icarus by Stacy Garrop; The MECHANICS: Six from the Shop Floor by Carter Pann, Elysian Bridges by John Anthony Lennon, Quatuor by Desenclos.
Houston Chronicle previews 2014/15 season finale concert program, 'Roma Folk Lyricism.'
This year marks the Twentieth Anniversary of the Vision Festival. To celebrate this milestone, Arts for Art(AFA) has organized an event that sets the standard for creative FreeJazz music, dance, visual art, poetry and ideas, embracing values that challenge and inform.
Trio 180 is finishing editing our new CD. We just need some final edits and mixing on the Schumann d minor piano trio and we'll move to production! Cd will include Dvorak's Dumky Trio, Suk's Elegie and the aforementioned Schumann!
Robert Greenberg wrote us a fabulous new trio, 180 Shift, and it is a piece we play on a regular basis. We got the opportunity to play 180 Shift and Wave, the piece written for us by Cindy Cox, on a Composer's Inc. concert in the fall of 2014. Love these two pieces!