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- Jazz musician Maurer talks about Jackson’s music life
- Man of 1000 chords – Take Note of Javi Garcia
- Jazz Listings
- Jazz Camp Attracts Hundreds f Students
- Jazz fest to once again feature jazz. h well.
- Jazz artists seek out future fans
Akron Beacon Journal
Jazz Jam Session — 7-10 p. Sunday Whiskey Dick’s HUE Bar 1 W. Cakewalkin’ Jass Band — 7 p.
Jazz musician Maurer talks about Jackson’s music life
St. Cloud Times
The 43-year-old performer-composer-producer learned of Jackson’s death Thursday while coincidentally listening to Jackson’s “Human Nature” on his iPhone. “I got a text message from a friend from Colorado about Michael while out sailing at Lake Shamineau. How weird is that?” said Maurer who performs as the George Maurer Jazz Group or George Maurer Jazz Trio. “Thriller” the sixth studio album by the Gary Ind. native was released in 1982 and remains the best-selling album of all time; it was reissued for its 25th anniversary last year. “He was popular when I was in high school. Everyone had that album in high school and of course everyone knows the ‘Thriller’ video” said Maurer who owned the album on audiocassette.
Man of 1000 chords – Take Note of Javi Garcia
I’m filling in on bass but we currently do not have a bassist in the group. With this line-up it is allowing us to expand the diversity of our song list to perform some Sade and Aretha Franklin to No Doubt Santana and Journey. The band is currently recording the first 10 songs they learned and our staff of musicians is preparing a workshop that will introduce jazz music reading and music theory after the summer session. What do you do as band director?My role as director for Take Note is to manage all areas of the program. From working with our staff of music instructors in picking material that is musically educational and challenging to scheduling all private instructions band rehearsals and upcoming performances. What is your advice to aspiring musicians out there?Best advice I was ever given was to never stop learning. That has stayed with me over the years and really hit home when I first heard it.
New York Times
com; $10 per set or $15 per night. (Chinen)20090625★ EDDIE PALMIERI AFR CARIBBEAN JAZZ SEXTET (Wednesday) Mr. Palmieri a tirelessly charismatic pianist and one of the great bandleaders in Latin music leads a distinctly jazz-flavored small group here with Richie Viruet on trumpet Ivan Renta on tenor saxophone Ruben Rodriguez on bass Jose Claussell on timbales and Vicente Rivero on congas. ) At 7:30 and 9:30 p. Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola Frederick P.
Jazz Camp Attracts Hundreds f Students
- At a time when school music programs are being slashed a summer jazz camp is still bringing in young musicians from all over the Central Coast to play and learn. About 150 Monterey County music students pile into classrooms at the Monterey Peninsula College for a two week camp to learn how to play jazz music but at the back of everyone's mind is the looming threat to musical education in schools. Ryan Greck and Tyler Tolles take a few minutes to jam together Wednesday outside one of the classrooms. They've both played through high school. Greck and Tolles just graduated from Monterey High School where the music program along with many others across the state is being cut back because of budget shortfalls. “Schools are slowly dwindling away teachers and there's not enough money and it's hard to find a good program” said Greck.
Jazz fest to once again feature jazz. h well.
Showcasing during last year’s Nova Scotia Music Awards they easily earned the biggest crowd response of the night in a line-up consisting mostly of pop acts. ” Finally a reason to hang out near the steam clock. —The downside of jazz festivals and the thing that Alice Russell neglected to mention is that they often feature jazz music. So in the interest of those souls whose idea of fun isn’t listening to some Norwegian clarinetist blow his horn for an hour here are a few non-jazz acts worth noting. Most are unsurprisingly at the Commodore Ballroom and the Biltmore Cabaret.
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Jazz artists seek out future fans
"As Chu played his expression became peaceful. He smiled occasionally as he improvised with the other musicians in his band. Before the performance began he said the improvisation is one of his favorite aspects about playing jazz music. Brian Choper a College Park resident and jazz musician said he only plays in Prince George's a couple of times each year. He said most fans leave the county for shows and when asked where to find bands that play in the county he suggested checking local nursing homes. "We don't do a lot of gigs in Prince George's County" he said. "It's just not there.