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Content by tag "George Flynn"

NEWS: EVENT

Fareed Haque, Ted Sirota And Others At Constellation, April 22, For Fundraiser

Fareed Haque, Ted Sirota And Others At Constellation, April 22, For Fundraiser

Some of Chicago’s finest jazz, classical, blues and world musicians come together to make a joyful noise against the fascist agenda of the Trump/Pence regime. All proceeds will go to fund actions and publicity for Refuse Fascism. Fareed Haque / Goran Ivanovich Duo George Flynn with Cory Tiffin & Leila Bowie Juli Wood Trio with Dan DeLorenzo & Mike ...

John Fedchock New York Big Band: Like It Is

Read "Like It Is" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Trombonist John Fedchock may be a seasoned veteran, but he's not set in his ways as a player, arranger, or composer. While some big band leaders of his ilk either try to recreate the past or completely abandon it, attempting to reboot themselves by genuflecting at the altar of modernism, he isn't one of them. Fedchock ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Gil Evans Project directed by Ryan Truesdell at Jazz Standard

Read "The Gil Evans Project directed by Ryan Truesdell at Jazz Standard" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The Gil Evans Project directed by Ryan Truesdell
Jazz Standard
New York, NY
May 17, 2013

Somewhere along the way, the centennial of a notable jazz figure's birth became a major cause for celebration and reflection. Unfortunately, these celebrations have occasionally become last hurrahs for the dearly departed, as their life's work fades ...

ARTICLE: BIG BAND REPORT

Stars on the Horizon

Read "Stars on the Horizon" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Even before Groovin' Hard, the Los Angeles Jazz Institute's latest foray into the world of contemporary jazz, kicked off its four-day run (October 11-14) at the Marriott LAX Hotel, a letter arrived from LAJI director Ken Poston announcing details of next May's extravaganza, also at the Marriott. The theme is Big Band Spectacular, and the bands ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Southport Records Presents George Flynn

Southport Records Presents George Flynn

SOUTHPORT RECORDS CD RELEASE PARTY: GEORGE FLYNN AMERICAN CITY (Pianist and Composer, Recording and Performing Artist, Educator)

IN A LIVE PERFORMANCE FEATURING: LARRY COMBS (Principal Clarinet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1978 2008); with Julie DeRoche (Clarinetist performing regularly with the CSO and Chicago Chamber Musicians); Joanna Jamroziak (Soprano performs with Millennium Chamber Players); and ...

George Flynn & Katherine Hughes: Together

Read "Together" reviewed by Jim Santella

On this aptly titled disc, the chamber music duo of George Flynn and Katherine Hughes provides its audience with an hour of melodramatic adventure. Moods change, the pace runs through varying climates, and both instrumentalists interpret with clarity. The three suites were recorded in Chicago: in 1992, 1995 and 2005. Flynn and Hughes' lasting musical relationship ...

George Flynn: Trinity

Read "Trinity" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Chicago based composer/pianist George Flynn flexes quite a bit of muscle throughout the solo piano performances contained within this 2-Disc set, as the pieces titled, “Kabal” and “Wound” were originally issued in 1987 on LP format for the Atlantic Records subsidiary, “Finnadar Records”. Flynn, who holds the - Chair of Music at DePaul University’s School of ...


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