Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Contemporary Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes Has Been Nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Jazz Song

 VENTURA COUNTY, CA, August 21, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A fresh and powerful new voice from the contemporary jazz scene, Cheryl Barnes (www.CherylDBarnes.com) recently released her full-length album Listen To This at http://bit.ly/CherylBarnes-mp3 and is scoring airplay everywhere from KCRW in Los Angeles to WNVW (The Wave) in Cleveland.

Barnes' mystical soul-jazz ballad "Come With Me" at http://bit.ly/CBComeWithMe is already receiving spins on more than 60 terrestrial and internet stations in the smooth jazz format, and it has been nominated for a "Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMA)" for best jazz song! HMMA's main event in November draws top industry elite, press, publicity and a wealth of talent from across the globe. Cheryl will have the opportunity to walk the red carpet alongside celebrities, press, photographers and media outlets that are there to interview artists and help share their story with the world.

Barnes' multi-format appeal has also earned her significant Triple AAA airplay for her heartfelt, jazzy rendition of Joni Mitchell's "Come In From The Cold at http://bit.ly/ComeInFromTheCold ." This week, her album has picked up more spins and is now chart bound on SmoothJazz.com's Top 50 Album Chart! You can get a free download of "What's On Your Mind" at http://www.CherylDBarnes.com.

Barnes worked with award-winning videographer David West for her recent music video for "Come With Me" on YouTube at http://bit.ly/CherylBarnes-ComeWithMe. The video features her singing at many of Southern California's most iconic locations and is being featured on SmoothJazz.com Global Radio and SmoothTravel Facebook pages and Twitter feeds.

The album Listen To This was produced by Rahn Coleman who has worked with legends such as Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Barry White, Ray Charles and Tom Jones. Barnes' show will be under the musical direction of the executive producer of Listen To This, Keyboardist Phillip Cabasso.

For more information on Cheryl, visit http://www.CherylDBarnes.com. For Press Inquiries, contact: Gale Rosenberg at Web 'n Retail. Email: webnretail@cs.com. Phone: 1.818.453.8777

Stay connected with Cheryl on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/officialcherylbarnes, on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Jazzycheryl and on ReverbNation (where she ranks #1 on the local chart) at http://bit.ly/CBreverbNation.


Lebombo & LIVE ACTION at Maarten Luther Kerk

Lebombo & LIVE ACTION at Maarten Luther Kerk
Saturday, September 6
Maarten Luther Kerk Dintelstraat 134 Amsterdam-Zuid
tel:(020) 642 47 26
Bereikbaar met tram 4 en bus 65 (halte Dintelstraat)
Phola Mamba guitar, voice, compositions
Stėphane Puc, accordion
Alex Coke flutes, sax
Jacko Schoonderwoerd bass Lebombo New CD available at CD Baby
Steve Feld, ashiwa
Alex Coke, flutes, sax, samples Stėphane Puc, accordian
Rob Kloet, drums, percussion  LIVE ACTION will mix improvisation
with sampled materials and scores from “Drum Set with Dog” ( Publisher
d’Young Dog ), a book with CD 14 percussion compositions by Rob Kloet, inspired by the work of the British artist Helen Frik .

For more
information email: Alexcoke@xs4all.nl
Rob Kloet ( Amsterdam , June 16 1952 ) is a Dutch drummer and
original member of The Nits . Kloet occurs occasionally with other
artists, including the Swiss percussionist Fritz Hauser. He can also
be heard on CDs by, among others, the Russian singer Marynka Nicolai
and the Dutch band Chelsea Hotel. In the first half of the 90′s, he
composed music for several TV documentaries. From 2006 Kloet played solo and outside the Nits, organized workshops where groups made their percussion instruments and then played them. In 2006 Kloet in Oosthuizen joined for the first time with poet Anne van Amstel
Besides illustrating the poems, Kloet also played some composed and
improvised pieces. A second joint action followed in 2007 on the
literary festival Fiery Tongues in Ruigoord. In January 2008 appeared
“Drum Set with Dog” ( Publisher d’Young Dog ), a book with CD 14
percussion compositions by Rob Kloet, inspired by the work of the
British artist Helen Frik .
Born in 1973, Stéphane Puc started his musical studies at the “Lycée
de Sèvres’ and accordion lessons with Claude Thomain, later
continuing with Daniel Mille. He subsequently studied free bass
accordion with Frederick Guérouet at the ‘Conservatoire National
Régional d’Aubervilliers-La Courneuve’. Following masterclasses with
Lionel Belmondo, Stéphane worked in the theater for a year whilst
studying big-band arranging and accordion with Jacques Bolognesi and
Francis Varis. He performed with ‘Ensemble InterContemporain’ under the leadership o D. Robertson, H. Zender, J. Stogart, Stentz, J. Nott, G. Vajda, P. Rundel, S. Mälkki; + TM, Route, 2e2m, Ars Nova, OP, ONPL, Pasdeloup Lamoureux, Musicatreize (R. Hayrabedian) Choir Vittoria (M. Mead, Marco P.) and worked with Coline Serreau on “The Summer Salon” and has premièred” The Songs of the unknown # 5 “by Michel Valmer staging as well as” The trade of bread. ” He Has collaborated with Antonia Bosco “Stabat Mater Furiosa” in France, Spain, Morocco and Algeria and produced “Anna … Far over there.”
Stéphane has-been Involved in premieres such as Atelier du Plateau by
Gilles Zaepffel / Matthew Malgrange, “Look Away” (music by Dominique
Pifarély) and “Voyage à Vélo” as perfomer and composer. He recorded
“The Sentimental Funeral” for Radio France and toured Japan with
Hiroko Ito ‘s trio. Other tours include Canada and the USA during two
years with the establishment of “Corteo”, Finzi Pasca’s circus show.
Stéphane has worked alongside Philippe Saisse in recording studios as
well as working on new projects and premieres by “Bianco Silenzio”
with Mr. Mozzani in Italy.
Other theatrical productions include “Fantasies Bridesmaids” & “The
innocentines” directed by P. Jacquemont, “The Raw Night” F. Melquiot /
R. Auzet …; first opera of “The foregone” L. Gaudé / T. Pécou,
“The Washers” Y. Zoutat / T. Machuel, “The Suicide Shop” J. Teulé /
C. Sabroux / R. Sanchez, as musical director / arranger of the
theatrical adaptation of “Plaisir vous donneray,”
Stéphane Puc Produced and Recorded His First Album “Imperfections” in 2009, then “Still” in 2010, “Beings” in 2011, “Instants & instincts” in 2012 and “Regards” in 2013 distributed by Believe Digital.
Steven Feld’s research on sound ecology ranges from Papua New Guinea through Europe and Japan to West Africa. His collaborations with Ghanaian musicians in recent years have resulted in a multi-CD, DVD and book set titled Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra. Playing ashiwa, the West African box bass, he has performed and recorded with Alex Coke and Tina Marsh on It’s Possible, and with Accra Trane Station on Topographies of the Dark, Another Blue Train, and Meditations. His
projects are posted at voxlox.net and vimeo.com/voxlox.
Alex Coke (born 1953, Dallas, Texas) is a jazz saxophonist and
flutist. He graduated with his B.A. from the University of Colorado at
Boulder in 1976. Before moving to Amsterdam in 1992, he was the
recipient of many local awards. In the 1990s, Coke toured with the
Dutch jazz ensemble the Willem Breuker Kollektief. Following his
return to Austin, Texas in 2000, he has worked with numerous groups
including the Live-Action Brass Band, the Leadbelly Legacy Band, New
Texas Swing, The Worthy Constituents, the Paradise Regained Orchestra, the Trio Henk de Jonge, the John Jordan Trio, the Mysterious Quartet from Helsinki, Double Drummer Bill, the Creative Opportunity Orchestra with Tina Marsh, J.A.M.A.D., Carl Smith Tentet, and Labor of Love. More information may be found at: http://www.xs4all.nl/~alexcoke/

Monday, September 1, 2014

Manu Katché Live in concert (ACT 2014)

June. Monday night. Inside the New Morning, the atmosphere is special: the faithful are here — all connoisseurs — and you can feel it. As soon as Manu Katché launches into his concert — with the snap of a snare, a rumble on the toms — you can sense this is going to be some journey and he's not holding back. His bass-drum thuds with authority, punctuated by flashing cymbals, and his sticks fly into the air before they drop softly: right from the start, they express the elegant dynamics which have come to characterize his style. They're his signature now. Beneath his beige cap, a broad grin lights up his immense desire to play. There's something in the air: an exceptional moment is coming.  The quartet present on stage played some 130 concerts last year, which gives it impressive cohesion; the sound is superbly solid, sweeping all...
line up Manu Katché / drums Luca Aquino / trumpet Tore Brunborg / sax Jim Watson / piano & Hammond organ


Sunday, August 31, 2014

ADAM TVRDÝ / BRIAN CHARETTE PROJECT - Suspicious Activities(2014)

Adam Tvrdý (g)- Brian Charette (org) - Petr Mikeš (dr)
Live at Agharta Jazz Club in Prague releasing their

Saturday, August 30, 2014

UK: Ronnie Scott September Shows

1 - 2
Lucky Peterson

3 - 6
James Taylor Quartet
+ Nick Smart Horns & Yvonne Yanney

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra

8 - 9

10- 13
Brubecks Play Brubeck

Darius, Chris & Dan Brubeck + Dave O’higgins

Callum Au Big Band

- Rhapsody In Blue

Cecilia Stalin +
United Vibrations

19- 20
Ian Shaw Trio
+ Special Guest

Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion

22- 23
Tierney Sutton
- The Joni Mitchell Project

24- 26
David Sanborn Trio
+ Joey De Francesco & Gene Lake

London City Big Band

Natalie Williams
- Soul Family

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