Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba Releases "Hallowed" November 1st 2019

Friday, November 01, 2019

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Time
9:00 AM
Presented By
Advance Dance Disques
Event Type
Other Events
Genre
Jazz
Event Contact
Kim Smith PR
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Description

Michele Rosewoman's groundbreaking New Yor-Uba ensemble releases

“Hallowed” on November 1st 2019.  

This anticipated next chapter celebrates 35 years of evolution, featuring her longstanding assemblage of master musicians from both the worlds of contemporary jazz and spiritually based Cuban folkloric music,  Produced by Michele Rosewoman & Liberty Ellman, "Hallowed" will be released on her own Advance Dance Disques label and features "Oru de Oro”,  an extended work commissioned by Chamber Music America, along with other reprertoire.

Oru de Oro roughly translates as  'room of gold’ and is an instrumental body of music created around a venerated sequence of rhythms played on traditional Batá drums in sacred chambers.  Rosewoman explains.  “Compositionally, Oru de Oro is anchored in the rhythmic patterns that are associated with various Orishas (Yoruba deities), endowing them with unique musical content while fully integrating featured soloists and master drummers.” Oru de Orois presented on “HALLOWED” as multiple tracks (1-10) that can be seamlessly heard as one unified rhythmic suite.   Track 11) The Wind Is the First To Know features Román Díaz's and Nina Rodriguez's heart-stirring vocals with Rosewoman on Fender Rhodes.  Track 12) Alabanza, (Praise) is a piece that earned Ms. Rosewoman a 2016 Latin Jazz Grammy® for her work as both pianist and composer on the track which made its debut on the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO) recording, "Cuba, The Conversation Continues".

 

All compositions and arrangements by Michele Rosewoman, Contrast High Music ASCAP.  Track 11: traditional songs, public domain.

 

Alex Norris--trumpet, flugel horn

Román Filiú--alto & soprano saxophones, flute

Stacy Dillard--tenor saxophone

Chris Washburne--trombone, bass trombone, tuba

Andrew Gutauskas--baritone saxophone (tracks 11 and 12)

Michele Rosewoman--piano, fender rhodes, vocals

Gregg August--bass

Robby Ameen--drums

Román Diaz--batá, congas, vocals

Mauricio Herrera--batá, congas, vocals

Rafael Monteagudo--batá, congas

Nina Rodríguez--lead vocals  (track 11)

 

 


Ensemble Name
Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba
Musicians
Alex Norris--trumpet, flugel horn Román Filiú--alto & soprano saxophones, flute Stacy Dillard--tenor saxophone Chris Washburne--trombone, bass trombone, tuba Andrew Gutauskas--baritone saxophone (tracks 11 and 12) Michele Rosewoman--piano, fender rhodes, vocals Gregg August--bass Robby Ameen--drums Román Diaz--batá, congas, vocals Mauricio Herrera--batá, congas, vocals Rafael Monteagudo--batá, congas Nina Rodríguez--lead vocals (track 11)
Composers
Michele Rosewoman

Location
New York, NY
Phone
917 596-7879