All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Michele Rosewoman

Content by tag "Michele Rosewoman"

NEWS: EVENT

Diane Moser's Composers Big Band To Celebrate 20th Anniversary At Trumpets

Diane Moser's Composers Big Band To Celebrate 20th Anniversary At Trumpets

Jazz insiders know that skipping even a single performance by the talented and adventurous 17-piece Diane Moser’s Composers Big Band (DMCBB) means missing a once-in-a-lifetime musical experience. Formed by composer/pianist Diane Moser and a dedicated group of musicians and composers with the intention of exploring the possibilities of big band music and moving it forward, the band has lived ...

Meet "Jazz Judy" Judy Balos

Read "Meet "Jazz Judy" Judy Balos" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper

“Jazz Judy" Balos has earned her nickname. A live music fan since the age of 16 when she saw Nina Simone in concert, this New Yorker has been going out to hear live jazz four or five times a week (sometimes even two or three times a day) for over 50 years; she's even traveled to ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: Cuba: The Conversation Continues

Read "Cuba: The Conversation Continues" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

“I believe that there is no country in the world including any and all the countries under colonial domination, where economic colonization, humiliation and exploitation were worse than in Cuba...in part owing to my country's policies..." --President John F. Kennedy, October 1963

Revolution and musical genres share the characteristic of having an embryonic state. ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

A Celebration of Cuba in America

Read "A Celebration of Cuba in America" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser

Picking up a copy of Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba , the high quality sleeve design and liner notes prepare one for the wonderful music to be found within.

This extraordinary two-CD set has both a history and legacy behind it. Born in 1953 in Oakland, California, Rosewoman migrated to New York City more than ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Michele Rosewoman: New Yor-Uba

Read "New Yor-Uba" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il titolo del disco fonde il nome della metropoli statunitense col termine Yoruba per indicare la presenza a New York del retaggio (musicale e religioso) arrivato nei Caraibi dalla Nigeria con la deportazione schiavista. Protagonista di questo splendido doppio album è l'organico orchestrale riunito da Michele Rosewoman per celebrare la presenza della musica cubana nella Big Apple e, in ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Perform At The Painted Bride, April 13, 2013

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Perform At The Painted Bride, April 13, 2013

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba celebrate the ensemble's 30th anniversary, and the successful funding of its debut CD via a Kickstarter campaign, with a performance at The Painted Bride in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Over the past three decades, under Rosewoman's direction, New Yor-Uba's repertoire has deepened and evolved. New Yor-Uba premiered at Joseph Papp's ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Michele Rosewoman And New Yor-Uba Perform At Roulette, April 5, 2013

Michele Rosewoman And New Yor-Uba Perform At Roulette, April 5, 2013

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba celebrate the ensemble's 30th anniversary, and the successful funding of its debut CD via a Kickstarter campaign, with a performance at Roulette in Brooklyn on Friday, April 5, 2013. Over the past three decades, under Rosewoman's direction, New Yor-Uba's repertoire has deepened and evolved. New Yor-Uba premiered at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre ...

Michele Rosewoman Trio With Special Guest Julian Priester At The Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 8, 2012

Michele Rosewoman Trio With Special Guest Julian Priester At The Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 8, 2012

On June 8, 2012 at 9:00 p.m., the pianist/composer Michele Rosewoman leads her trio, featuring bassist Andy McKee and drummer Billy Hart, with special guest trombonist Julian Priester, in a concert at the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, performing a selection of original works by Rosewoman and by Priester. Hailed by AllAboutJazz.com as a “propulsive bandleader [who] guides the listeners and the players on ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Michele Rosewoman Trio at Trumpets Jazz Club, 1-14-2012

Michele Rosewoman Trio at Trumpets Jazz Club, 1-14-2012

On Saturday, January 14, 2012, the pianist/composer Michele Rosewoman leads a trio, featuring bassist Andy McKee and drummer Billy Hart, in an evening of Tradition on the Edge at Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, New Jersey. See below for full event details. About the Artists: Hailed by AllAboutJazz.com as a “propulsive bandleader [who] guides the listeners and the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Michele Rosewoman Trio Perform at Brooklyn College, March 31, 2011

Michele Rosewoman Trio Perform at Brooklyn College, March 31, 2011

On Thursday, March 31, 2011, pianist, composer and bandleader Michele Rosewoman presents her trio, featuring Brad Jones on bass and Gene Jackson on drums, in a concert at Brooklyn College. The event, entitled After Silence: The Art of Improvisation, will be recorded for broadcast on CUNY TV (Channel 75). Michele Rosewoman has made her mark in the jazz world ...