Content by tag "Ohio"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Double Vision Revisited: Bob James, David Sanborn, and Marcus Miller at the Lakewood Civic Auditorium

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Double Vision Revisited: Bob James, David Sanborn, and Marcus Miller
Lakewood Civic Auditorium
Lakewood, Ohio
August 17, 2019

By the mid '80s, there started to be a major shift in the quality and focus of the music termed as jazz fusion. The genre had started in the late '60s with rockier ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Stick Men at the Beachland Ballroom

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Stick Men, CuDa Sheif & CuDa
Beachland Ballroom
Cleveland Ohio
August 4, 2019

The audience at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland on August 4 witnessed the Stick Men develop a new canon for a new breed of instruments.

Markus Reuter and Tony Levin both play instruments that are less ...

Billy Joe Wiseman

Billy Joe Wiseman is an undeniably talented guitarist, having gained industry recognition and a fan following for his chops as an award-winning independent performer, session guitarist for Virgin Artists, and Guitar Chair for both the Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra and Hilton Hotels. In addition to teaching and coaching the popular female pop band Haim, Billy Joe has accompanied countless artists across the globe, including Paula Abdul, Joe Sample, Maynard Ferguson, Charo, Tony Newton, Doc Severinsen, Gladys Knight, John Klemmer, Tom Jones, Wayne Newton, Ed Shaughnessy,  Joe Williams, Louie Bellson, Brandon Fields, and slew of others

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Double Vision Revisited Comes To Cleveland August 17th Featuring Bob James, David Sanborn, And Marcus Miller

Double Vision Revisited Comes To Cleveland  August 17th Featuring Bob James, David Sanborn, And Marcus Miller

On August 17th, Live Nation presents Double Vision Revisited at the Lakewood Civic Auditorium (14100 Franklin Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio). The 8 p.m. performance will feature Bob James, David Sanborn, and Marcus Miller. A jazz legend, Bob James has a career that has defined the genre and continues to evolve at every turn. David Sanborn is universally known ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

2019 Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland

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2019 Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland
Playhouse Square
Cleveland, Ohio
June 27-29, 2019

The year was 1979. Mainstream styles were on the wane and the major labels had largely abandoned jazz product, with the invention of the compact disc some three years in the future. The musical landscape in terms of jazz was ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Guitarist Zakk Jones Releases Debut Record "Mise-en-scène"

Guitarist Zakk Jones Releases Debut Record "Mise-en-scène"

In early 2019 Zakk Jones and his trio recorded their debut album Mise-en-scène at Musicol, one of the oldest studios in the Mid-Ohio region. Now released on May 29th, the album is comprised of seven tracks of mostly original material ranging in styles as varied as modern jazz, fusion, avant-garde and americana/country, often even in the same ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Colt Hutchinson

Colt Hutchinson is a fresh young tenor saxophonist, educator, and composer arranger based out of Ohio. He has a deep passion for creating original music that is connective and engages audiences from all walks of life. Colt is a third year jazz studies major at Youngstown State University where he studies under jazz greats such as Dr. Kent Engelhardt, Dr. Dave Morgan, and Mr. Dave Kana. In addition to his jazz studies, he has spent two years studying classical saxophone under renowned performer and educator Dr. James Umble. Colt has performed on masterclasses with jazz greats such as Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Sean Jones, Ralph Lalama and James Weidman

NEWS: CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

Kickstarter Campaign For Debut Trio Album By Guitarist Zakk Jones

Kickstarter Campaign For Debut Trio Album By Guitarist Zakk Jones

In January of 2019 Zakk Jones and his trio recorded their debut album Mise-en-Scéne at Musicol, one of the oldest studios in the Mid-Ohio region. Compromised of seven tracks, mostly original material, the album ranges in styles s as varied as modern jazz, fusion, avant-garde and americana/country, often even in the same songs. With the trio's ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Michael Cox & Pete Mills at Columbus Museum of Art

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Michael Cox & Pete Mills
Columbus Museum of Art
Jazz Master Sessions
Columbus, OH
February 2, 2019

After a week of subzero temperatures, the fierce winter relented for an afternoon. Was the polar vortex's exodus precipitated by an old fashioned saxophone cutting contest? Some in attendance ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Bob Niederriter

Bob Niederriter is a jazz artist . He is a composer, guitarist and arranger who has studied and performed with great artists in jazz and modern classical music and has doggedly pursued excellence in the field, immersing himself in the music while seeking inspiration and instruction from the masters. In coming to know him, however, one sees that his music is informed by an artistic vision that finds its expression through a surprisingly diverse range of work. Niederriter is an accomplished glass blower, painter, cook, and gardener, and his work in each of these areas is expressive of a consistent vision coupled with ample talent and a quiet but potent work ethic