Daniel Domenge Creates His Own Patchwork
June 17, 2009 - Daniel Domenge is a genuine outsider to the international Smooth Jazz stage. Coming from Southern France, most well known for its great wine tradition and its appealing summer resorts, the French guitarist came up with his first CD, “Patchwork” released last year.
A talented self-taught guitarist, composer and producer, Domenge has been working as a… Continue
This Week at CaféJazz.ca ...
... it's the second in our series for 2009 called the Quarterly Review, as we look back at all the best tracks from the past 90 days. Included on this installment are Joyce Cooling, Marion Meadows, Paul Hardcastle, Craig Chaquico, Philippe Saisse, and Gregg Karukas. Also appearing we have Terry Disley, Down to the Bone, Spyro Gyra, and Candy Dulfer while additionally there's Cindy Bradley, Wayne Jones, the Velez Brothers, Torcuato Mariano, Jack Prybylski, and… Continue
Hi friends, I'm looking for a booking agent for my jazz quartet. I'm composing new material. I'll be the pianist in Bryant Park, 42nd St. Manhattan, the week of
July 13,'09, from Mon-Fri. It would be great to see you if you are in the area. The DonaCarter IWJ Jazz Chorus will be performing again soon.
Agents, Managers are you listenting?
When love smiles, Dona Carter
Added by Dona Carter on June 18, 2009 at 12:49pm —
Das Wörterbuch, The Dictionary, is a spontaneous thesaurus in improvised expression. Vocalist and composer Maria Neckam and pianist Mika Pohjola explore innovating and daring sounds from 20th century classical via avant garde to jazz genres. Included are a few of Neckam's original compositions and on-the-spot interpretations of American Songbook classics, My Funny Valentine and Like Someone in Love. As a whole, Das Wörterbuch is an experience for careful listeners, who like to think outside the… Continue
Added by Colin James on June 16, 2009 at 9:04pm —
June 3. (Wed.) Gaea Schell. And here’s another blonde jazz singer/pianist from Canada, with a brisk sense of swing and an appealing way with a phrase. Must be something in the water up there. Vibrato Grill Jazz.
Added by Paul Collins on June 16, 2009 at 3:32pm —
I am not a Musicologist; I just use my ears. I am sure that many scholars have done studies and analyses on the rhythmic patterns known as Clave. I have not sought out these thoughts and, admittedly have not given the time necessary to read up on the subject. Nevertheless, I am a musician and have plenty to deal with in actually playing “in Clave” – and in so doing, always striving for more command and authority. It's true, “The more I get, the more I want – it seems.” Like anything else… Continue
Playlist for Sounds of Jazz on WBCX 89.1 FM for June 13,2009
Broadcasting from Brenau University in Gainesville (NE Atlanta) Ga
Part of our “Straight Ahead Saturday Night” line-up…
Featuring “Sounds of Jazz" with Mark Dove from 6PM to 12PM
“Sounds of Jazz” features straight ahead jazz primarily from the 1950’s to the present. The shows mission is to spread the awareness of some of the country’s greatest music and to feature local area artists in the Atlanta and… Continue
Added by Mark Dove on June 14, 2009 at 8:09am —
My group is featured on the front page of TJN this week.
I would like to thank JaiJai for being superhuman, utterly astounding , and otherwise all-around amazing. She put up all my stuff and answered my incessant emails. She is an incredibly busy lady. I don't know how she balances it all out, but however she does it, it sure is working!
I want to encourage all you indie artiests out there to get it together, make a good recording, and have it featured up here. This place… Continue
This has been an amazing week for me. Besides closing the book on a couple of negative situations that tried to lurk in my life, I did a healthy amount of live playing to new and familiar folks.
Starting with last Sunday, I performed in a warm and happy reunion with my old partner Treavor Walton at the 16th Anniversary of Moontribe. (There's a new pic, thanks to Maggie Houtz in the photo section telling the story.) That was a unique situation which revitalized my energy and… Continue
Added by Max Vasquez on June 14, 2009 at 3:45am —
TourTVonline will be webcasting KEVIN EUBANKS LIVE TONIGHT at 8PM and 10PM on the Jazz Room Channel The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents Kevin Eubanks. Band members are Kevin Eubanks (guitar), Marvin “Smitty” Smith (drums), Gerry Etkins (keys), Rene Camacho (bass) and Bill Pierce…
Tommie Brewster's latest release is "How Wrong Could I Be" which is a powerful blues ballad, as always written, performed, arranged and sung by Tommie is having great success in the Blues Chart at Reverbnation, following on the long stay in that chart of 'I Want You To Hold Me' and 'Can't Leave You Alone' which charted there at number 7 for 13 weeks.
Global Thunda Network, part of the…Continue
Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.
I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.
My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."
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