Content by tag "Eli Yamin"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Eli Yamin: Message From Saturn

Read "Message From Saturn" reviewed by James Nadal

The Jazz Drama Program was founded in 2003, in New York City, by pianist and composer Eli Yamin, and educator Clifford Carlson, to stimulate youth by offering diverse and imaginative jazz, theater, and dance programs with active participation of those enrolled. Message From Saturn takes its title from a famous Sun Ra comment: “I just got ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Sun Ra Tribute "Message From Saturn" by Eli Yamin - Available on October 10th

Sun Ra Tribute "Message From Saturn" by Eli Yamin - Available on October 10th

"Saxophonist Knoel Scott told me Sun Ra came into rehearsal and said, 'I just got a message from Saturn. We are not playing enough blues!' I thought about this for ten years, then joined up with Clifford Carlson to write this story." —Eli Yamin Liner notes from Message From Saturn A Space Odyssey of three young people on ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Eli Yamin and Evan Christopher: Louie's Dream: For Our Jazz Heroes

Read "Louie's Dream: For Our Jazz Heroes" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Hero worship has long been a magnetic force that helps to draw in the next generation of musicians, yet this very concept is often pooh-poohed by a segment of the musical and artistic community. These people feel that new is always better, and that originality can't thrive if artists acknowledge their forefathers and wear their influences ...

NEWS: EVENT

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Eli Yamin Blues Band on October 26

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Eli Yamin Blues Band on October 26

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents the Eli Yamin Blues Band performing on Friday, October 26 at 8PM. The band will kick off our annual Tribeca Spotlight series, The Next Voice You Hear, with its debut recording, I Feel So Glad and a number of other rich ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Eli Yamin: You Can't Buy Swing

Read "You Can't Buy Swing" reviewed by George Kanzler

Pianist Eli Yamin is a communicator who believes jazz can foster a sense of community. His work is expansive and extroverted, populist in the best sense. As a teacher--he's now part of Jazz at Lincoln Center's education program--he's created jazz dramas and the dramatic impulse is a strong component of his music. So is swing. This ...