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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 ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Renee Manning

Born and bred in Brooklyn, N.Y., Renee Manning stands out from the crowd. Her robust voice, rich tones and impeccable time make her truly a musicians vocalist. Her debut in the jazz world as the singer with the Mel Lewis Orchestra (from 1983-1989) was the longest tenure of any vocalist associated with that organization . By chance, Mr. Lewis heard Renée performing at Mikells . He invited her to sit in with his band at the Village Vanguard and after a standing ovation hired her as his vocalist on the spot. Since then she has proven to be an incredibly versatile singer. Many, however associate her with big bands and the blues

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. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Jazz Trombonist/Arranger Earl Mcintyre Releases New CD, Brass Carnival & Tribute! Via Live Premiere Concert

Jazz Trombonist/Arranger Earl Mcintyre Releases New CD, Brass Carnival & Tribute! Via Live Premiere Concert

Jazz Trombonist/Arranger Earl McIntyre will celebrate his anticipated first offering, Brass Carnival & Tribute!, on March 9th at Brooklyn Conservatory Of Music. Award winning Jazz Trombonist/Arranger Earl McIntyre is known for his rich tones, incredible brass arrangements and diverse repertoire making him a “go to" for performances and arrangements ranging from classical to jazz. His new ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Japan Benefit Concert at the Village Vanguard

Read "Japan Benefit Concert at the Village Vanguard" reviewed by Emilie Pons

On Monday, April 4, 2011, the storied Village Vanguard, a classy little West Village basement club, hosted one of numerous benefit concerts for Japan around New York City. The Village Vanguard Orchestra was featured for three incredible sets, like every Monday; but on this special occasion invited a series of wonderful guest musicians to contribute.

NEWS: EVENT

Renee Manning Kicks Off Womens History Month Celebration at Drom, March 6th, Live Interview with WBGO's Michael Bourne March 2nd

Renee Manning Kicks Off Womens History Month Celebration at Drom, March 6th, Live Interview with WBGO's Michael Bourne March 2nd

New York, NY (Musaic Mgmt. Group) Renee Manning will kick off her Womens History month celebration and perform selections from her most anticipated CD, All Grown Up (Neelicious Music/ LegendFactory Records). Reconnects in a live interview with WBGOs Michael Bourne during Afternoon Jazz.

Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Renee Manning is known for her robust voice, rich ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Renee Manning Releases "All Grown Up"

Renee Manning Releases "All Grown Up"

Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Renee Manning is known for her robust voice, rich tones and impeccable time making her truly a musician's vocalist. Her new release, All Grown Up, showcases those attributes in a soothing, quieter set parallel to the powerful big band selections she's known for. Her debut in the jazz world as a singer with ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rene Manning Releases New CD, "All Grown Up"; CD Celebration on October 29th

Rene Manning Releases New CD, "All Grown Up"; CD Celebration on October 29th

Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Renee Manning is known for her robust voice, rich tones and impeccable time making her truly a musicians vocalist. Her new release, All Grown Up, showcases those attributes in a soothing, quieter set parallel to the powerful big band selections shes known for. Her debut in the jazz world as a singer ...