Results for "Howard Levy"
Howard Levy is a musician without limits. His musical adventures include journeys into jazz, pop, rock, world music, Latin, classical, folk, blues, country, theater, and film. He has appeared on hundred of cd’s, won a Grammy (1997), won a Joseph Jefferson Award (1986) for Best Original Music for a Play, and has performed many times on American and European television and radio. Universally acknowledged as the world’s most advanced diatonic harmonica player, Howard developed a fully chromatic style on the standard 10 - hole diatonic harmonica, revolutionizing harmonica playing and taking the instrument into totally new territory
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: Expectation; J.C. Jones; Empty Shelf; Quiet House; The Great Divide; Feeling Remote; Breathe; A Change of Climate; Alternative Facts; Every Day Is Monday; No Peace Without Justice; The Show Can’t Go On; Empty Stage; Six Hundred; Lockdown; The New Abnormal; Experience.
Label: Southport Records
Track listing: Open Your Eyes; Do Butterflies Cry?; The Blank Page; The Confessional; My Original Plan; Jon's Place; About a Song; Rest; The Photograph; Almost 65; A Simple Time; They Sentenced Us to Paradise; This Winter; Lucky to Belong to You.
by Doug Collette
For a musical instrument so small, the range in sound(s) from a harmonica is nothing less than remarkable. The airy tones of Toots Thielemans and Howard Levy sound nothing like the earthy warbles that of Little Walter and James Cotton, while sinuous lines from the late Norton Buffalo, long-time member of the Steve Miller Band. hardly ...
by Jack Bowers
On Expectation & Experience, his tenth recording as a leader, Chicago-based woodwind specialist Shawn Maxwell is accompanied by almost thirty musiciansbut never by more than three on any of its seventeen tracks. Maxwell says the compositions were written during the global Covid-19 pandemic, and the musicians were mustered singly, most in their own homes. While each ...
by Jack Bowers
"Give my new disc a spin," Chicago-based vocalist Joanie Pallatto e-mailed. I think you'll like it." That was more than twenty years ago, and Pallatto was right. That album, Words & Music (Southport Records, 1999), was splendid, as was Pallatto, reciting memorable lyrics by Rodgers & Hart, the Gershwin brothers, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hoagy Carmichael, Bob ...
Award Winning Vocalist Joanie Pallatto To Release New CD 'My Original Plan' Featuring Fareed Haque On Friday, April 16th, 2021
Southport Records announces the new CD of all original music from award winning singer/songwriter, Joanie Pallatto—My Original Plan featuring Fareed Haque. Jazzy Pop! My Original Plan is a collection of 14 magical songs, filled with hip lush arrangements, co-produced by Joanie Pallatto and Fareed Haque. Featuring Musicians modern guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque with John Devlin, Luiz ...
by AAJ Staff
Meet Joanie Pallatto In February 2021, the Chicago Music Awards bestowed Joanie Pallatto with a Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Music Industry. Described by Rick Kogan of the Chicago Tribune as having a stirring and special voice," Joanie Pallatto is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. ...