Claudia Quintet comes to Florida thanks to a CMA Presenter Consortium for Jazz grant, funded through the generosity of ther Doris Duke Foundation.
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.
Real Art Ways was a Presenter Consortium for Jazz Grantee in the year 2014.
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.
Read A Recent Blinfold Test: https://jasonpalmerjazz.wordpress.com/2015/02/15/blindfold-bootleg-series-walter-smith-iii/
Edward Simon will join distinguished colleagues to serve on the jury of the Jazz Fellowship Awards of the American Pianists Association. The winner will be named the Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association and receive a prize worth over $100,000- the largest in the world for a young American jazz pianist.
"Bridges from the East" CD is being edited now. New pieces on the way!
Aaron Shragge & Ben Monder will be premiering new music (composed by Aaron Shragge) inspired by the poetry of Charles Bukowski at St-Peter's Church (NYC) and Festival of New Trumpet Music Canada (Montreal) in March 2015.
Prefecture Music will release Bat of No Bird Island as a CD, 10inch record, and interactive website on March 28, 2015.
Noteworthy Sheet Music welcomes Ana Benavides, internationally acclaimed pianist and Steinway Artist. We offer the book entitled Masters of the 19th Century Spanish Piano Music, an anthology of piano masterpieces compiled by Ana Benavides.