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Interschool Orchestras Of New York And Mingus Dynasty Present: Mingus at Liu Kumble Theatre on November 17

Interschool Orchestras Of New York And Mingus Dynasty Present: Mingus at Liu Kumble Theatre on November 17

InterSchool Orchestras of New York and Mingus Dynasty are collaborating to present MINGUS. This concert features never-before-heard full orchestra arrangements of popular Mingus tunes arranged by Earl McIntyre. It will also feature Renée Manning and solo performances by Mingus Dynasty. DATE: Sunday, November 17, 2019
TIME: 6 pm
LOCATION:
Long Island ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Warren Smith: Dragon Dave Meets Prince Black Knight from the Darkside of the Moon

Read "Dragon Dave Meets Prince Black Knight from the Darkside of the Moon" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Trenta minuti e venti secondi. Un long playing di breve durata. Solo che è un CD. Anche se è la riedizione di una audiocassetta recuperata da polverosi archivi. E un titolo difficile da ricordare: Dragon Dave Meets Prince Black Knight from the Darkside of the Moon. Il batterista/compositore Warren Smith (Aretha Franklin, Sam Rivers, Max Roach M'Boom Ensemble) ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Lauren Sevian: Big Voice on the Big Horn

Read "Lauren Sevian: Big Voice on the Big Horn" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Swaying slightly, with eyes closed, Lauren Sevian pours a lot of heart and grit into the big, baritone saxophone--the largest of the most commonly played saxophones and an axe that looks even more considerable when seen against her small frame. She comes out with an imposing sound and welcoming style, put forth through a striking conception. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mac Gollehon: Mac Straight Ahead

Read "Mac Straight Ahead" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Brass man Mac Gollehon means business on Mac Straight Ahead. The ten tracks on this album present Gollehon in a variety of settings and on a variety of instruments...at the same time. While the idea of overdubbing oneself on record is fraught with peril, Gollehon beats the odds. Sometimes he conjures sounds of a full, brassy ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Warren Smith: Old News Borrowed Blues

Read "Old News Borrowed Blues" reviewed by Lyn Horton

Famous for his participation in Max Roach's percussionist band, M'Boom, drummer/vibraphonist Warren Smith has demonstrated with finesse how an approach stimulated by rhythm can become the impetus for larger ensemble music. A program of original compositions from his past, now arranged for brass, bass, guitar and percussion, is recorded for the first time in Old News ...