April 10, 2012
Vira Lozinsky nominated for Independent Music AwardVira Lozinsky has been nominated for an Independent Music Award 2012 in the World/Traditional category for her new album of Yiddish songs Wunderweg -- Wondrous Way. Winners will be determined by a panel of 77 influential artist and industry judges including Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, Suzanne Vega, Joshua Redman, Tori Amos, Michael Franti, Bettye LaVette, Del McCoury. The results will be announced soon, in April 2012.
Posted by jmwc at 08:57 PM
Lenka Lichtenberg Breathing Walls ProjectYou can view this project here.
Posted by jmwc at 08:52 PM
Michal Tal & Yoni Farhi - Through Foreign EarsIsrael Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Debussy – Sounds from Wondrous Worlds
Piano Recital Series in Celebration of Debussy’s 150th Anniversary
Concert No. 3:
Through Foreign Ears – Spain, the Far East, Childhood and Jazz
Pianists: Michal Tal & Yoni Farhi
Debussy: La soirée dans Grenade (from Estampes)
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso (from Miroirs)
Debussy: Pagodes (from Estampes)
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye, for piano four hands
Debussy: Children’s Corner
Debussy: Le petit nègre
Satie: Le Piccadilly; La Diva de l'empire
Satie: Trois morceaux en forme de poire, for piano four hands
Milhaud: La création du monde (version for piano four hands)
Young persons up to 21 years old: Free admission
Young persons 22-34 years old: 35-55 NIS
Posted by jmwc at 10:17 AM
Ayn Sof Arkestra and Bigger Band, Special Passover EditionTuesday, April 10 2012
Sixth Street Community Synagogue, 325 East Sixth Street, NYC
Ayn Sof Arkestra is the hottest new Big Band in New York! The strange Jewish love child of Charles Mingus and Sun Ra, Ayn Sof is the Big Band that personifies Radical Jewish Culture. The Band was founded by Grammy Award winning Trumpeter and Composer Frank London and NYC's Jazz Rabbi, Greg Wall.
The Band features some of the most dynamic members of the NY Jazz scene, including Pam Fleming, Art Baron, Eyal Maoz, Frank and Greg, Rob Henke, Mike Cohen, Paul Shapiro, and Jessica Lurie. The repertoire is all original tunes or arrangements from the collective pens of the Arkestra, and reflects the diversity of todays NYC Jazz scene.
Ayn Sof Arkestra:
Saxes- Greg Wall, Mike Cohen, Jessica Lurie, Paul Shapiro, Zach Mayer, and Marty Fogel Trumpets- Frank London, Rob Henke, Jordan Hirsch, and Pam Fleming Trombones- Art Baron, Ben WIlliams, Jacob Garchik Rhythm- Uri Sharlin, Aaron Alexander, Bran Glassman, Eyal Maoz
Posted by jmwc at 10:13 AM