Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley with All Classical Portland

Cellist Matt Haimovitz has never been content to just "be quiet and play the music". That statement, often fired at musicians when they express their opinions, has been heard with greater frequency in recent years. One could argue that a musician is paid to play; but it can also be argued that music as an art form, exists to express ideas as well as emotions. Mr. Haimovitz lets the music speak for itself, and convey some sense of the times in which we live. "TROIKA" anchors itself on three great 20th century Russian composers, each of whom composed great works for cello. The "iconic triumvirate" is how they describe Rachmaninov, Shostakovich and Prokofiev, whose monumental cello sonatas form the main structure of the 2-CD set. The program is political in the sense that these works are documents of a country that has seen tremendous change in its 100 years since the Bolshevik Revolution. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px} Haimovitz is joined by pianist Christopher O'Riley (the two are known for their critically-acclaimed CD of Beethoven sonatas played on period instruments), and the two are natural musical partners. Chris and Matt also create compelling programs, as TROIKA doesn't just present three Russian cello sonatas and leave it at that. They incorporate their own arrangements of shorter, popular works by these Soviet-era giants, as well as more contemporary songs by Russian pop singers Viktor Tsoi ("Kukushka"), and the Russian feminist band Pussy Riot's song about Vladimir Putin. TROIKA has music that documents the past as well as the present, but above all, is excellently and passionately and creatively performed by Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley. LISTEN TO John Pitman's segment on All Classical Portland
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Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley explore music of the Slavic soul / IdeaStation - WCVE

The inventive duo of cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O'Riley is known for their adventurous and wide-ranging recording projects – from Beethoven Sonatas on period instruments to genre-bending arrangements of Radiohead and Arcade Fire. On their new 2-CD set "TROIKA" just released, they explore music of the Slavic soul. The album is anchored by the cello sonatas of the iconic trio of Russian composers – Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich – while also delving into more recently-written, unexpected, and popular works. ""It was my pleasure to spend a few moments chatting with Matt and Christopher about their fun collaboration! ""
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Norman Krieger: Beethoven PC with Falletta, BPO / Classical Source review

This coupling of Beethoven's Third & Emperor Piano Concertos – Norman Krieger/Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra/JoAnn Falletta has much to recommend it. Very well recorded and, for all that the tapings are ten years apart, consistently so (the mastering was done only in April 2017) – spacious yet focussed and with good balance between piano and orchestra. Indeed the very naturalness of sound – one could be at the concerts captured here – is reflected in the performances. There are no fads or fancies; rather we get the music straight from the hip, considered as to tempo (consistently well-judged for articulate expression and buoyant direction) and dynamics (pertinent and ear-catching) and revealing Norman Krieger and JoAnn Falletta as working well and stylishly together and that her Buffalo players are not only well-prepared but very productive confreres – powerful and sensitive, with a very personable woodwind section. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} READ THE FULL Classical Source REVIEW p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px}
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Arturo Sandoval in town on Dear Diz tour, makes Dan DeLuca's '' mix picks

Arturo Sandoval. The Cuban jazz trumpeter who defected to the U.S. in the late 1980s with the help of his hero Dizzy Gillespie (and then-Vice President Dan Quayle)  is celebrating Gillespie's centenary. On his Dear Diz tour, the bandleader, who recently scored that "Dive" iPhone 7 commercial, is playing an afternoon show in Blue Bell before embarking on a five-night stand at the Blue Note in New York.  Arturo Sandoval will play an afternoon concert this Sunday, 4p at Montgomery County Community College.   SEE FULL phillyEnquirer PAGE p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px}
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Jazz Loves Disney 2, set for Nov release / udiscovermusic

The second installment of the Jazz Loves Disney series, Jazz Loves Disney 2: A Kind of Magic is set for release through Verve Records on 10 November 2017. The news title features guest artists including Angélique Kidjo, Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, Jacob Collier, George Benson, Madeleine Peyroux and more, taking on beloved melodies from the Disney canon. The Jazz Loves Disney series celebrates the nostalgia and universal appeal of the music of Disney films. The rich catalogue of Disney songs that span genres and generations inspired producer Jay Newland and arranger Rob Mounsey to continue the series. Tracks include: ‘Tale As Old As Time' – Bebel Gilberto (Beauty & The Beast) ‘Someday My Prince Will Come' - Imany (Snow White) ‘Be Our Guest' - Jamie Cullum & Eric Cantona (Beauty & The Beast) ‘Under The Sea' - Jacob Collier (The Little Mermaid) ‘Try Everything' - Angelique Kidjo (Zootopia) ‘Steamboat Willie' - The Amazing Keystone Big Band (Steamboat Willie) ‘Les Corbeaux' - Thomas Dutronc (Dumbo) ‘So This Is Love'- Selah Sue (Cinderella) ‘The Golden Touch' - Madeleine Peyroux (The Golden Touch) ‘You'll Be In My Heart' - George Benson (Tarzan) p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px} ‘Stay Awake' - Laura Mvula (Mary Poppins)
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Inspired by secular Islam, Mehmet Ali Sanlikol writes new choral work / HUFFPOST

I have been living in Boston since 1993 where I had the great fortune of completing my Master's and Doctoral degrees at the wonderfully diverse environment of New England Conservatory. However, I was born in Istanbul in 1974 and grew up in Bursa, Turkey, where I lived until I was 18 years old. My parents were Turkish Cypriots who grew up under the British in Cyprus and, as Muslims, their relationship with Islam was more cultural than devotional. When growing up, my father would only take me to the mosque a couple of times during Ramadan. Praying five times a day was not required in our household and fasting during Ramadan was just occasional. That being said, religious holidays were very much acknowledged as were religious ceremonies to honor the dead. The kind of secular profile I am describing was, and still is, common among millions of Muslims. Obviously, the terror attacks by ISIS and other extremists during recent years have prompted fear and paranoia toward all Muslims in the US and Europe. And, as a result, I see that a stereotype has taken over the media with covered Muslim women and men sitting over prayer rugs. Words by Composer, Performer and Scholar - Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, World-Renowned Musician and Co-Director of New England Conservatory's Intercultural Institute (ICI).        READ THE FULL HUFFPOST ARTICLE p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px}
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Anne Akiko Meyers curates 'Living American' on SiriusXM - Symphony Hall

This Friday, at midnight ET; 9PT, and Sunday at 6 PM ET; 3PT, Anne Akiko Meyers will be the curator on "Living American" with XM Sirius Symphony Hall host, David Srebnik. It will feature a broadcast premiere of Morten Lauridsen's "O Magnum Mysterium", Bernstein's "Serenade", "Lullaby for Natalie" by John Corigliano and the National Anthem. AAM had such a great time with this special edition. Listen at SiriusXM Channel 76. On the recording front, Meyers is about to release her 35th studio album, Fantasia(Avie) captures the rare combination of virtuosity and poetic color. presenting iconic works by Maurice Ravel, Karol Szymanowski, and Einojuhani Rautavaara. The title track, is the premiere of the legendary Finnish composer's posthumous recording. His last major work for violin and orchestra.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}
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Roberto Plano artfully crafts program of virtuosity and insight at Zeiterion PAC / SouthCoastToday

With an artfully crafted program that not only showed off his virtuosity, but his musical insights as well, pianist Roberto Plano performed compositions of Liszt, Ginastera, Gershwin and others Tuesday evening at the Zeiterion Performance Arts Center in New Bedford MA. The recital was a free community event, sponsored by the Z and by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. The NBSO will host Plano in the spring, for an unusual and challenging program that includes both of the Ravel piano concertos. READ THE FULL SouthCoastToday REVIEW p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px}
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Musical America names BSO's Andris Nelsons - 2018 Artist of the Year / The Berkshire Eagle

Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons has been named 2018 Artist of the Year by Musical America, an online and weekly E newsletter characterized on its website as "the meeting place for the international performing arts community." Also honored in the 57th Annual Musical America Awards are composer Mason Bates, violinist Augustin Hadelich, soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, and music educator Francisco J. Nunez, founder of the Young People's Chorus in New York. The awards will be presented in special ceremonies at Carnegie Hall.  PHOTO MARCO BORGGREVE - PROVIDED BY BSO READ THE FULL Berkshire Eagle ARTICLE p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px}
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GroundUP Music Festival announces 2018 lineup / Live for Live Music

Today, Snarky Puppy & their associated label, GroundUP Music, have announced the lineup for the second edition of GroundUP Music Festival, an intimate and eclectic musical experience set to take place in Miami Beach, FL from February 9th-11th, 2018. Hosted by three-time Grammy-winning Snarky Puppy, the festival will feature a special set from Snarky each day along with performances from an eclectic list of international superstars including: The Wood Brothers; The Flecktones Trio feat. Béla Fleck, Victor Wooten and Futureman, Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke (artist at large), Joshua Redman, Michael League, & Larnell Lewis; Eliades Ochoa (Buena Vista Social Club great); Kitailo feat. Buika; JoJo Mayer/Nerve; Knower; Mark Guiliana's BEAT Music; Under One Sun; Weedie Braimah & the Hands of Time; Paris Monster; C4 Trio; Harold López-Nussa Trio; and GroundUP artists Charlie Hunter & Silvana Estrada; Banda Magda; Becca Stevens; FORQ; Roosevelt Collier; Breastfist; Sirintip; and Alina Engibaryan. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px} span.Apple-tab-span {white-space:pre} READ THE FULL Live for Live Music ARTICLE
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Lee Konitz birthday celebration at Kennedy Center couldn't have been any more expressive / DC Metro Theater Arts

It's NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz leading a quartet that includes George Schuller on drums, Jeremy Stratton on bass, and Dan Tepper on piano. And in his Kennedy Center's Birthday Celebration, Konitz couldn't have been any more expressive, or ready for flight. Nuanced, graceful, unhurried, and sublime are but a few of the descriptors that come to mind as I reflect on this exquisite evening of jazz and community. The evening began with a rendition of "I'll Remember April." Jazz Master Konitz began the piece with a solo, which he interrupted with pauses and exclamation in reference to his musical endurance, and his 90-year-old breath. Lee's Konitz's Birthday Celebration performed twice on October 14, 2017, at The Kennedy Center's Terrace Theatre.
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Semyon Bychkov signs 5 year deal with Czech Philharmonic / Prague Daily Monitor

Director of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (CF), David Marecek, signed a five-year contract with new CF chief conductor Semyon Bychkov on Monday. U.S. conductor of Russian origin Bychkov will be the new CF chief conductor and the successor to late Jiri Belohlavek starting the season 2018/2019. Before it, the guest conductors Jakub Hrusa and Tomas Netopil will be heading the CF temporarily. "This day is of major importance for CF because by signing the contract with Bychkov, certainty is returning to it. It is now certain that it will be headed by an artist who will work similarly to Belohlavek," Marecek said. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px} Bychkov has led almost all of the world's important orchestras including the Berlin and Vienna philharmonics, the London Symphonic Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic, he regularly performs at the BBC Proms festivals and has also gained fame in the operatic field, conducting, for example, the orchestras of the Royal Opera House in London, New York's Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna State Opera and the Salzburg festival. READ THE FULL Prague Daily Monitor ARTICLE
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Top 10 Albums for October

Rachel Barton Pine :

Clement & Beethoven Violin Concerto

American violinist Rachel Barton Pine and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Jose Serebrier perform the world-premiere recording of a fabled and long-lost masterwork of the late Classical era, Franz Clement's Violin Concerto in D (1805) coupled with a centerpiece of the violin repertoire on which it sheds new light Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61 (1806) on a new release from Cedille Records. 5 New 'ON' this week: 70 Total SYND: APM/Performance Today Direct: Spafax/American Airlines Networks include: Oregon Network Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Seattle, Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Detroit, Denver, St. Louis, Houston, Pittsburgh, Portland, Indianapolis, Honolulu, San Antonio, Buffalo & Rochester NY  
Rachel Barton Pine :

Capricho Latino

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine's 'Capricho Latino', on Cedille Records, takes listeners on a rare tour of Latin-flavored music strictly for solo violin. With 14 works from the late-Romantic era to present day, and written by composers from Latin America, Spain, and greater Europe, the disc includes world premiere recordings by Isaac Albeniz, Roque Cordero, Cesar Espejo, Luis Jorge Gonzalez, Jose White, Jose Serebrier, and Astor Piazzolla. Additional composers include: Manuel Quiroga: Eugene Ysaye, Francisco Tarrega, Joaquin Rodrigo, and Alan Ridout in 'Ferdinand the Bull', narrated by Hector Elizondo 3 New 'ON' this week: 96 Total SYND: The Romantic Hours, PRI/Classical 24, APM/Performance Today Direct: SiriusXM, Music Choice Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Wash DC, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, Denver, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit, Albuquerque, San Antonio, Purto Rico Online: Taintradio, KIHT, WGOE
Trio Settecento :

A German Bouquet

Trio Settecento, Rachel Barton Pine, Violin, John Mark Rozendaal, Viola Da Gamba & Cello and David Schrader, Harpsichord And Organ, was formed in 1997, and has always been focused on historical accuracy of instrumentation. Their latest release: A German Bouquet, presents a new palate of colors using a variety instruments that enhance their interpretations. On this album, the trio experimented extensively and carefully to choose the particular instruments that were best suited to each piece or movement. For instance, the inclusion of the positiv organ required significant adjustments. The change from a plucked instrument to a wind instrument altered everything from their tempi to articulations and most fundamental ideas about mood and character. 30 New ON this week 125 Total Synd: NPR/Sunday Baroque, PRI/Classical 24 Direct: SiriusXM: Classics Markets include: New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Wash DC, Minneapolis, Seattle, Houston, Atlanta, St. Louis, Cleveland, Detroit, Denver, Portland, Cincinnati, San Diego, Kansas City, New Orleans, Indianapolis, Austin, Honolulu, Salt Lake, San Antonio, Louisville, Buffalo & Rochester NY Online: RadioIO,
Boyz II Men :

Under the Streetlight

Celebrating over 25 years in show business, four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B vocal group Boyz II Men return with their latest album Under the Streetlight (Sony Masterworks) available October 20. A tribute to the classic, harmony driven sound that inspired the iconic R&B trio,Under the Streetlight, features a personal selection of timeless songs chosen by founding member Nathan Morris, tenor Shawn Stockman and Wanya Morris, plus one original song - all with a Boyz II Men twist. The album is available now for preorder. 25 TOTAL SYND: AP Markets include: New York, Boston, Houston, Kansas City, Albuquerque, Madison WI, Pisa INTER: Italy Online: Jazz From Gallery 41, Jazz Weekly,, Green Arrow  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}
Banda Magda :


"An artist who fires on all artistic cylinders" – NPR "fresh and retro-hip cool" – KCRW The lightbulb went on. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and firecracker performer Magda Giannikou suddenly understood: The world needed more light, and she was determined to bring it. That spark of insight, nurtured by a diverse, close-knit band, grew into the rainbow-bold meditations on courage, confidence, and resisting fear on Tigre, the band's third, wildly cinematic album. Released, September 15, 2017 on Verve Label Group), the album is a rallying cry to speak up and stand out, as the album presents Giannikou's most coherent and brightly orchestrated work to date. 17 TOTAL SYND: NPR Markets include: Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Santa Cruz CA, Grand Rapids MI, Bozeman MT, Gettysburg, Springfield PA, Richmond VA, Olympia, Spokane WA, Canada Online: Global Roots and Culture,, Taintradio, world beat canada all tour press by    rockpaperscissors
Yusuf, Cat Stevens :

The Laughing Apple

Yusuf / Cat Stevens, one of the most influential singer-songwriters of all time, released his highly anticipated new album, The Laughing Apple, on September 15 under his Cat-O-Log Records logo exclusively through Decca Records, the same label that launched his career 50 years ago. The Laughing Apple follows the common ‘60s template of combining newly-written songs with a number of covers – except that all the covers are from Yusuf's 1967 catalogue. The Laughing Apple celebrates some of his earliest material, presenting the songs as he has always wished they had been recorded. "There are some I always wanted to hear differently," he explains. "Many of my earlier recordings were overcooked with big band arrangements. They crowded the song out a lot of times." 4 NEW  92 TOTAL SYND: UnderCurrents, Folk Alley, Radio DeLuxe Direct: SiriusXM Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, St. Louis, Denver, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Albuquerque, Orlando, Boulder, Berkeley CA, Madison WI, Long Island NY, OR(Statewide), VT(Statewide), Montreal, Vancouver, Barcelona INTER: Canada, UK, Spain, Wales Online: RollingStone, AccuRadio, CBFwebRADIO, Music To Heal the Heart,, Phase Global Radio, Jazz From Gallery 41, Consequence Of Sound, Jazz Weekly, Green Arrow Radio, ZephyrPlanetRadio
Dee Dee Bridgewater :

Memphis. Yes, I'm Ready

Inspired by Bridgewater's Return to Her Birth City of Memphis and the Exploration of Her Musical Roots and Influences Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently.  The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater's stunning new album, Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready, begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell's historic Royal Studios.  Dee Dee's father, a trumpet player affectionately known as "Matt the Platter Cat" was a DJ at WDIA, the top Memphis radio station, and even when the family moved to neighboring Flint, Michigan, the young Dee Dee continued to listen to the great sounds of the Memphis music scene by tuning-in late night from across state lines.  And oh what a music scene it was! 11 NEW  120 TOTAL SYND: NPR/Jazz Night In America, PRI/Jazz After Hours, CBC Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Wash DC, Atlanta, Miami, Minneapolis, Detroit, Denver, Portland, New Orleans, Baltimore, St. Louis, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Orlando, Memphis, Madison WI, Tampa, Berkeley CA, Sacramento, San Antonio, Knoxville, Hartford CT, Omaha NE, Reno NV, IA(Statewide), MS(Statewide), Vancouver Online:, MOJA , Sun Music, The Eclectic Chair, Jazz From Gallery 41, Green Arrow Radio, Radio Free Amsterdam, Radio Valencia, Jazz&Blues Report All JazzWeek Reporting by New World & Jazz p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}
Bill Charlap Trio :

Uptown, Downtown

"unforced erudition, untroubled locomotion, sparkling wit, generous soul."      - WBGO "one of the best piano trios ever"        - The Guardian "Charlap's piano technique is singular and stunning"      - JazzTimes "Bill Charlap approaches a song the way a lover approaches his beloved…no matter how imaginative or surprising his take on a song is, he invariably zeroes in on its essence."      - Time Magazine Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Charlap and his longtime trio partners bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington get back to the highest standards with an album of quintessential compositions. Uptown Downtown on Impulse!/Verve. 8 NEW  172 TOTAL SYND: PRI/Jazz After Hours - Jazz Happening Now, Voice of America, Jazz Variations, Radio DeLuxe, All Jazz Radio Direct: MOOD Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Wash DC, Atlanta, Cleveland, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Detroit, Denver, New Orleans, San Diego, Baltimore, Sacramento, Louisville, Albuquerque, Long Island NY, Madison WI, Memphis, Knoxville, Hartford CT, Tulsa OK, Reno NV, Rochester NY, Wichita KS, Honolulu, HI(Statewide), KS(Statewide), MS(Statewide), WV(Statewide), CA(Statewide),Toronto, Vancouver, Berlin, Barcelona, Dublin, Pisa, Guadalajara  INTER: Canada, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Germany, South Africa Online: Jazz From Gallery 41, MOJA,, Que4 Radio, Jazz & Blues Report, JazzWax, Jazz Weekly, Green Arrow, Radio Free Amsterdam, Jazz with David Basse, LEMON WIRE, BroadwayWorld, Radio Valencia, Taintradio, Straightnochaser, Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; min-height: 11.0px} 58 JazzWeek ADD's p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}
Daniil Trifonov :

Chopin Evocations

Pianist Daniil Trifonov's latest Deutsche Grammophon album captures the magic of Chopin's music and traces its influence through the works of five other composers. Chopin Evocations is set for release on October 6, and Trifonov will perform in the United States throughout October and November. On this double-disc set, Trifonov performs Chopin's two piano concertos and a selection of some of his earliest and latest solo works as well as tributes to Chopin by Grieg, Mompou, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and Barber. This recording features world premiere recordings of new orchestrations of the Piano Concertos by Trifonov's fellow pianist-composer Mikhail Pletnev, who conducts the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in these renditions. 47 NEW  51 TOTAL SYND: NPR, C24, TRH, CBC Direct: SiriusXM Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Wash DC, Seattle, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Portland, Detroit, NJ(Statewide), MN(Statewide), Canada Online: The Rehearsal Studio   p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}
Ella Fitzgerald | London Symphony Orchestra :

Someone To Watch Over Me

The centennial of Ella Fitzgerald's birthday has been celebrated throughout this year and is culminated with the release of SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME, featuring digitally remastered vocal tracks from Ella's original Decca and Verve recordings paired with newly orchestrated and arranged performances by the London Symphony Orchestra.  Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter duets with Ella on the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, "People Will Say We're In Love" from the Broadway musical "Oklahoma."  Oscar and Grammy Award winning arranger Jorge Calandrelli collaborated with the London Symphony Orchestra on the several tracks as well as James Morgan and Juliette Pochin, who also produced the record.  James Morgan and Jorge Calandrelli share conducting credits for the project and the symphony sessions were recorded at the famed Abbey Road Studios in London. 23 NEW  147 TOTAL SYND: PRI/Jazz After Hours, VOA, CBC Direct: SiriusXM Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Portland, Denver, New Orleans, Baltimore, Austin, San Antonio, Orlando, Tampa, Sacramento, Wichita KS, Knoxville TN, Rochester NY, WV(Statewide),Toronto, Barcelona, Berlin, Pisa INTER: Canada, Mexico, UK, Spain, Gemany, Italy, South Africa Online: Jazzism, Humboldt 101, Grateful Web, Green Arrow Radio, Jazz From Gallery 41,, MOJA, Taintradio, Radio Free Amsterdam, Cloudcasts, Stage and Cinema, BroadwayWorld, StageBuddy, JazzWeekly, Jazz Spotlight on Sinatra 46 JazzWeek ADD's p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}