Concert Critique – Dave Matthews Band - 31 August 2012 The Dave Matthews Band is one of the most popular touring bands in the United States of America and enjoys a huge following. The original members of the band are Dave Matthews (acoustic guitar/lead vocals), Carter Beauford (percussion, back-up vocals), Boyd Tinsley (violin), and Stefan Lessard (bass). Jeff Coffin (saxophone) joined the band in 2008 after founding member, LeRoi Moore died in 2008 from complications from a motor vehicle accident. Each summer, since the late 1990’s, The Dave Matthews Band embarks on a cross-country tour that draws hundreds of thousands of fans and loyal listeners. On August 31st, 2012, the band played an outdoor concert at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington, playing a 25-song set, almost 3 hours in length.
For my ninth birthday all I asked for was more music. To this day most of my family either gives me CD’s, concert tickets or gift cards to entertainment stores anytime social protocol is to give a gift. As I got older and was able to go to more live shows I fell in love with the whole live music scene once again. I got to the point that all the tapes, CD’s and videos weren’t enough. I had to be there to see the bands and experience their music first hand.
The Annual Jazz Reggae Festival is a two day festival for music, art, culture and diversity, held every Memorial Day Weekend on the UCLA Intramural Field. This event is particular special because it is a student-produced event that has been highly acclaimed by the press, artists, and the Los Angeles community as one of California’s premiere concerts in both Jazz and Reggae genres of music. The Reggae Jazz festival began over 20 years ago and was originally held at the UCLA Recreation Center. It was created to provide more avenues for student musicians to perform in front of the public. Over time the interest and population of the one day Jazz Reggae Festival grew, so a second day was added to the fest and it was moved the UCLA Intramural Field, where a larger audience could be accommodated.
They are a greatly successful quartet that have toured extensively worldwide and gained a popular international reputation. Before reviewing a performance it is important to consider several points on what makes a good performance. It is essential to interest your audience and to hold their attention. This can be achieved through interaction and also by adding something unexpected to the performance. Technical accuracy is of course crucial to a successful performance, but it is also important to have a certain confidence and virtuosic flair to convey personality
A fan club known as The KISS Army was then born in late November of 1975, showing the peoples interest in the band, and from this, the band gave the fans what they wanted. Performing at all the different places that sparked an interest and having shows that they put their own spin into, the band kept that bond with their audience as they still do today. By playing together, playing for the people, and playing the music that those people want to hear, KISS has kept the band strong and the fans tightly strung along with them, in full support. Fans wrote letters, and sent artwork to the band to show their full support of their music and of their performances. Having the fans show that they care, is what kept KISS going and making new music and performing new shows all around the world.
It was beautiful melodies, the brisk pace of hearty, full of a kind of vitality and vigor up. I could feel the cheerful and joyful of the celebrations. I did enjoy the melody of this song, and I could tell that the when the band played it at the second time, it was different that the first time. At the second time, they ended the piece with a cymbal crash and bass tube horns to make
Thelonious Monk Competition 2012 Winners of the Thelonious Monk Competition Announced By NATE CHINEN WASHINGTON –Jamison Ross took first prize in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drums Competition, awarded at the Kennedy Center on Sunday night. Mr. Ross, 24, from Jacksonville, Fla., brought a relaxed but commanding sense of swing to his performance with a competition house band, consisting of the saxophonist Jon Gordon, the pianist Geoffrey Keezer and the bassist Rodney Whitaker. His victory reinforces perceptions of the Monk Competition as a proving ground for artists already active professionally. He can be heard on tour with the jazz singer Carmen Lundy, and he works regularly with the saxophonist Wess Anderson. This year’s other two finalists came with their own notable credentials.
It may be the best of all hand drums to combo because the conga's rich and natural tones harmonize with most any instrument or style of music. Congas are commonly used in cuban, latin and african music. They are also common in Gospel, Blues Rock 'n Roll, and variety of Jazz forms including Be-bop and Jazz-Rock Fussion. The name of the video is "Al son de los cueros" by Sonora Carruseles. The members of the band are Luis Rodriguez, Cristian Cuevas, Harold Palaez, Luis Ruiz, Rodrigo Escobar, Mario Paz, Daniel Marmolejo, Emiliano Torres, Morist Jimenez Jr and Julio Luna.
Bowie has achieved worldwide success and has had many hit songs because of this. Therefore, David Bowie is an influential artist whose uniqueness is emphasized through the diversity of genres in his music and the various personifications he has assumed. His individuality as an artist is shown through using many different genres to accentuate the messages in the songs. Many of these profound messages are concerning love, human spirit and of warped reality. David Bowie’s use of popular genres in his music helps to keep him in style.
This has been made possible thanks to good music, excellent actors and an unpredictable story. While watching the movie Casablanca, I really enjoyed the different types of music. The music was nice because it shows all kinds of languages and sounds. For example, in one of the flashback scenes in Paris, Rick and Ilsa dance to Rhythm of Perfidia by the Mexican composer Alberto Domínguez. Also another scene from the movie, which was characterized by music and that definitely impressed me, was when Laszlo begins singing followed by many people, La Marsellesa, the French national anthem, even before the occupation of the country.