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Jacob Chung

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Canadian saxophonist/composer Jacob Chung (b. 2000) is a young and swingin’ new artist currently splitting time between his native Toronto and New York City, where he attends Manhattan School of Music for graduate studies. Jacob has garnered several accolades including the 2021 Hnatyshyn Foundation Oscar Peterson Grant, the 2019 Prince Edward County Jazz Festival Rising Young Star Award, and acceptance into the 2018 National Youth Jazz Combo. He is the recipient of the 2018 Yamaha Passion and Performance Award and the 2017 Rico Golden Reed Award from Musicfest Canada. Jacob has performed with the likes of Robi Botos, Jodi Proznick, Mike Murley, Carn-Davidson 9, Ethan Ardelli, and Nick Fraser

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Dion Kerr

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Dion Kerr is a forward-thinking multi-dimensional artist (multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger, songwriter, photographer, and videographer) born and raised in South Florida. Kerr’s work reflects a broad range of influences and mediums. He has toured and recorded worldwide as both a leader and a sideman to a wide variety of groups spanning multiple genres. Dion can be seen at some of the most renowned festivals, venues, studios, and galleries with many great young and upcoming artists of all art forms. Kerr has shared the stage with Ignacio Berroa, Nicholas Payton, Lillias White, Godwin Louis, Jean Caze, Immanuel Wilkins, Justin Brown, and Tivon Pennicott

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Harvie S

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Any jazz fan will tell you Harvie S is one of the great bass players on the scene today. He's played with the best and he continues to challenge himself and his peers in new artistic directions. Moreover, Harvie is a producer, bandleader, composer and educator. Harvie S has performed with masters in jazz music and masters in Latin music including Stan Getz, Pat Methany, Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon, Jim Hall, Michael Brecker, Gil Evans, Arturo O'Farrill, Lee Konitz, James Williams, James Moody, Al Cohn and Zoot Sims, Houston Person, Art Farmer, Toots Thielemans, Bob Mintzer, Joe Lovano, Dave Leibman, Vic Juris, Danilo Perez, Paquito D'Rivera, Ray Barretto, Ray Vega, David Valintin and countless others

Album

Sketches of Spain Live

Label: MSM
Released: 2005
Track listing: Concierto de Aranjuez (Adagio); Will o

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Article: Album Review

Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra: Sketches of Spain Live

Read "Sketches of Spain Live" reviewed by Jack Bowers


The celebrated Miles Davis/Gil Evans partnership, which produced three classic albums more than forty years ago, is undergoing a mini-renaissance that started with the recent interpretation of Porgy & Bess by trumpeter Clark Terry and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra and gave rise as well to this meticulous reprise of Sketches of Spain featuring David Liebman with ...


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