The Spirit of Jazz Announces the release of the 4th album for Norman Weeks and GrooveTyme titled "Norman's Dream". Please visit www.spiritofjazzcds.com, to hear a feature song or purchase a CD. See More
The Spirit of Jazz Announces the release of the 3rd album for Norman Weeks and GrooveTyme titled "Raising the Standards". Please visit www.spiritofjazzcds.com, to hear a feature song or purchase a CD.See More
ANNOUNCESTHE GRAND OPENINGOF OURNEW DISTRIBUTION CENTERTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10THAre you an independent artist that would like to get your music heard but do not have the time or the resources to get it out. The Spirit of Jazz is now offering packaging and distribution of your CD’s to radio stations and music stores across the United States.Our services include:Distribution Package: includes CD distribution only (you provide the CD ready to mail).Slim Package: includes creation of CD label with…See More
Norman Weeks has been playing the piano since he was six years old. Norman is gifted in all areas of music from classical to Gospel to Jazz and all the genres in between. Not only is Norman a musician but he is also a producer and composer.
Norman has produced two albums: “Miracles” and “I Just Wanna Sing for You” which sells in Germany. He has written and produced a 12” single called “Hold On.” He and his newly formed group GrooveTyme released their first CD "The Spirit of Jazz" in 2007 and "The Spirit of Jazz II" in 2009"
Norman also plays about thirty different instruments such as the trombone, saxophone, flute, piccolo and the trumpet but his love is the keyboard. He also holds three degrees. He has a Bachelors in Sociology, a Masters in Christian Education and a Doctorate in Theology.
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THE GRAND OPENING
NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH
Are you an independent artist that would like to get your music heard but do not have the time or the resources to get it out. The Spirit of Jazz is now offering packaging and distribution of your CD’s to radio stations and music stores across the United States.
Our services include:
Distribution Package:… Continue
It's a pleasure to be your friend Norman! Check out the album on Itunes when you get a chance : ) Physical cd's on cdbaby.com
I NEED YOUR VOTE!!!!
When you get a chance, PLEASE go to www.jlsc.com/vote and vote for my song "One of Those Nights" in the Jazz category. You can vote everyday until April 27th. Thank you so much for all of your support!!! : ) VOTE EVERYDAY!!!! and be sure to tell all your friends!
Nice Works Norman....."great chops pops" I truly love the fusion of Gospel with Jazz...it always stirs my heart, for sure, every time! I work in a school where a majority of the children are void of spiritual "beliefs" for themselves...an area I love to help to introduce/explore with my art classes, in a totally inclusive and non denominational way...keep up your great works...my best to you and all those in your life...always b
Well! I don't remember you or your daughter. However, that does not mean much since i am getting to be an OLD man. (Ha-ha!!!). Nevertheless, the address P.O. Box 424 Baltimore,Md. 21203, is the same. Listen, check out our website and tell me what you think ? www.aworldofpraise.com
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
Pianist and singer Barbara Carroll was host Marian McPartland's second guest during the first season of Piano Jazz. Thirty years later, Carroll makes a return appearance to reminisce with her friend about their experiences at the Hickory House and the Oak Room. Carroll gives a charming performance of "Very Early" and McPartland improvises a musical portrait of her guest.
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.