Thursday, September 13, 2012

Tony Adamo's Tickin Clock

About the album/track: “It quickly becomes apparent that in the gray area between jazz, R&B and soul, Tony Adamo is one of the top voices.” Scott Yanow, Author of the Jazz Singers

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Mike Clark Tim Ouimette Michael Wolff Jon Burr/ HeadLine @ Silver Lining

Website: Mike Clark Tim Ouimette Michael Wolff Jon Burr/ HeadLine @ Silver Lining Frank Black/ A Doubleleft Hook PR/NY NY Thursday Sept. 6 8PM Silver Lining 75 Murray St. New York, NY MIKE CLARK/ gained worldwide recognition as one of America’s foremost jazz and funk drummers while playing with Herbie Hancock’s group in the early 1970’s. Mike became known as a major innovator through his incisive playing on Hancock’s Thrust album. Tim Ouimette/ has played trumpet for The Count Basie Orchestra, Keith Richard, Kenwood Dennard's Jaco-Fest, Ray Charles, They Might Be Gants, Judy Collins, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Cab Calloway Orchestra, Machito, Ray Barretto, Mario Bauza, Chico O'Farill, The 4 Tops, The Temptations. Michael Wolff/With the release of Joe's Strut, pianist/composer Michael Wolff has been hailed as "one of the most engaging all-around performers in the jazz game" (Oakland Tribune). His performances bring a strong mix of straight-ahead original instrumental jazz and a foot-stomping funky New Orleans vibe. JAZZTIMES magazine praises Wolff as "a musical renaissance man." Jon Burr/ "Newcomer Jon a technical master, for whom `In a Sentimental Mood' and `Blue Monk' were perfect frameworks."—Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times/ "Could hardly have asked for better...Burr was always where he needed to be, his bass lines filled with big, fat bottom notes, his solos bringing the perspective of a high-technique, contemporary improvisational style to a straight-ahead jazz setting.”—Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times