For my second concert report I went to the Steel Jazz '09 concert at Reid Park. It was put together by Tucson Magnet High School. It was held on May 6th, at seven pm. The preshow band was Monteray. They were this year's Battle Of The Band winners.
Through “The Grand Slam Charity Jam,” Kapco and other supporting sponsors hope to raise $125,000, which will be distributed to Hometown Heroes (www.hometownheroes.org) and other worthy local charities. The debut Grand Slam Charity Jam held in 2011 featuring Sugar Ray and other celebrities net over $103,000 for more than 15 Wisconsin charities. During the 2012 Grand Slam Charity Jam (www.grandslamcharityjam.com), Smash Mouth will perform with special guests Milwaukee’s own Naima Adedapo of American Idol, fast rising singer/songwriter Grace Weber (Milwaukee native), Broadway Star and former Miss America Kate Shindle, jazz singer Adekola Adedapo, Nashville singer/songwriter Erica Hoyt and many others. A celebrity red carpet in Potawatomi’s Expo Center will feature wellknown reality stars and paparazzi favorites Trista & Ryan Sutter of The Bachelorette (ABC), pop singer and current Celebrity Apprentice (NBC) star Debbie Gibson, and many other local and national celebrities. The Grand Slam Charity Jam begins at 5:00 p.m. in the Expo Center with the Celebrity and VIP dinner party, over 200 silent auction items, live music by Nashville singer/songwriter Erica Hoyt, and the celebrity Red Carpet.
Rock Music History Final Paper April 25, 2012 Boys II Men Who would have thought that such a young group of young men would of tuned into the best R&B group of all time. It all begins at an early age at Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia in 1988. They were originally known as Unique Attraction in High school. Nathan Morris and Marc Nelson are who came together at first and then they recruited the winning formula by getting tenors Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman and also Bass singer Michael McCary. The group rehearsed and rehearsed, they often rehearsed in Bathrooms due to the acoustics that the Bathroom Provided.
This is a jazz rehearsal at Miami Dade Wolfson. This series is funded, in part, with the support of the Miami Dade County Department of cultural affairs council, the Miami Dade county mayor and board of county commissioners through the Hannibal Cox, Jr. Cultural grants program. Performing artist include; Ed Calle playing the saxophone; Mike Di Liddo playing the Guitar; Jim Gasior on the Piano; Rick Doll playing Bass; and Rodolfo Zuniga on the drums. Plus, Madeline Pumariega, President Dr. Thomas Meyer, Dean of Academic Affairs; and Dr. Rosa Mayorga, Chair, Department of Arts and Philosophy of the Wolfson Campus for their continued support.
Jazz is America’s classical music that evolved from the blending of African and European cultures. The artists are in an improvised jazz ensemble, and they are equal partners in the developing musical selections. Jazz music originated in New Orleans. In the late 1700s-1840 there was a common meeting place for most slaves called, Congo Square. Slaves were permitted to dance, sing, and play drums on Sundays.
She got a weekly engagement with a jazz trio. She did this for two and one-half years. After graduating with a major in music at Potsdam, she moved on to Eastman School of Music for her master’s. Her voice teacher was John Malloy. While at Eastman, she performed a horrible first audition for the Met National
As the sweet sixteen approaches, and the brackets are broken, the most sought after prediction for the March Madness is, “Who will win?” This question can easily be answered. The University of Louisville will win. Located in Louisville, Kentucky, the red and black Cardinals are looking to repeat their success as national champions twice in a row. Headed by 13 year coach, Rick Pitino, the men’s basketball team won the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championships this season over the Huskies, who are also part of this year’s sweet sixteen. Ending the regular season in 31-5, the cardinals are looking to keep their winning ways with them as they head into the sweet sixteen.
On Wednesday May 8, 2013, our senior jazz class had the opportunity of watching a fascinating documentary entitled “Make it in America” to be analyzed for our independent study unit assignment. Directed by Poull Brien, this seventy-five minute film stars Charles Bradley, Alex Everett and Jonny Santos. It follows the incredible rise of 62-year-old aspiring soul singer, Charles Bradley, whose debut album moved him from a hard life in the Brooklyn Housing Projects to Rolling Stone Magazine's top 50 albums of 2011. This essay will provide a brief summary of the movie, and will include my opinion on what I think the moral of Charles Bradley’s life story is. To begin, the documentary, “Make it in America” follows the extraordinary journey
Dave Matthews was adamant grass roots methods of tourism, and his audacity, he was successful and spread his message of self-affirmation anti-racial millions. Many individual successes have been achieved that are the legacy of the Dave Matthews Band. Dave Matthews in collaboration with the local jazz guru John D'earth picked up some exceptional players from the local jazz scene to tape some songs Matthews Band. The "Dave Matthews Band" newly formed frequently played concerts and has become progressively popular in the local celebrations college frat house. From the origin until now the Dave Matthews Band maintains a mental basis, earning their fan base through visits, and using their independent label "Bama Rags" to assist others struggling
3) Crosby soon became the star attraction of the Rhythm Boys, and in 1928 he had his first number one hit with the Whiteman orchestra, a jazz-influenced rendition of "Ol' Man River". b. Bing later had opportunities to become a soloist. 1) Before the end of the year, he signed with both Brunswick Records and CBS Radio. 2) His songs "Out of Nowhere", "Just One More Chance", "At Your Command" and "I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store)" were all among the best selling songs of 1931. c. In the 1940’s Bing Crosby starred in many movies. 1) Crosby starred with Bob Hope and actress Dorothy Lamour in seven Road to musical comedies between 1940 and 1962.