Saxophone Newswire

Saxophone Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Saxophone.

Results 1 - 20 of 35 in Saxophone

  1. Lifestyle | NEW: Help Rudy Cheeks "Get His Smile Back"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Go Local

    A fundraising page has been set up to help local musician and celebrity Bruce "Rudy Cheeks" McCrae with recent dental work which will result in a new set of teeth. The page was started by Don Culp, who writes the following of Cheeks, who was recently induced into the 2016 Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame: In 1971 Singer-Saxophone player Rudy Cheeks with fellow band mates from the Rhode Island School of Design founded The Fabulous Motels and subsequently the Young Adults ushering into the New England music scene a new brand of Rock & Roll music.

    Comment?

  2. Henning Sieverts: Double QuartetRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | All About Jazz

    ... action thriller, framed on alternating plots and unanticipated deviations. Personnel: Loren Stillman: alto Saxophone, soprano Saxophone; Henning Sieverts: bass, cello; Jochen RA1 4ckert: drums; John Hollenbeck: drums; Silvain Rifflet: tenor ...

    Comment?

  3. Streets of Mumbai inspire new additions to this caf and bar's menuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... city the next weekend. The band will feature Sufi singer Mooralala Marwada, Jodiya Pawa player Noor Mohammed and Saxophone player, Nigel. 11 AM 6 PM: Using a chisel, mallet and knife cutter, learn the art of stone carving in this two-day workshop. ...

    Comment?

  4. Chamber music gets a modern makeover in weekend at Studio ZRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... for alto and electronics played by saxophonist Jeffrey Kyle Hutchins and composer Joshua Clausen. The Caprice Saxophone Quartet will perform work by Katherine Bergman and Daniel Nass, and pianist Stan Rothrock will play a solo song by Nass. ...

    Comment?

  5. NSM Publishes New Sheet Music for Tenor or Soprano with Saxophone QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | PR Log

    Noteworthy Sheet Music has just published Peter H. Bloom's composition "From the Drawer" for voice with soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, and baritone saxophone. SOMERVILLE, Mass.

    Comment?

  6. Accidental Music Festival plans a marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... performances by 11 ensembles, including established groups such as New Score Chamber Orchestra, the Hippocrene Saxophone Ensemble and UCF Collide Ensemble. Other groups will make their debut at Marathon AMF. Among the featured composers will be ...

    Comment?

  7. Boston Sunday BrunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WGBH

    ... his affection for classical music. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music History and Analysis and a Minor in Saxophone Performance from Northeastern University. At Northeastern, he hosted a weekly radio show called The Pwer Hur, exploring music ...

    Comment?

  8. #3714: New Music from Ireland Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    New Sounds presents a whole week of programs surveying the Irish new music landscape to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland on Sunday, April 24. In this second episode, John talks to jazz composer Ronan Guilfoyle about his classical, jazz, Irish, and South Indian musical influences. Hear pieces of his collaborations with the European Saxophone Ensemble and Khanda.

    Comment?

  9. Branford Marsalis to headline new Allentown Symphony Orchestra seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Morning Call

    Saxophonist Branford Marsalis will join the Allentown Symphony Orchestra for its 2016-17 classical series opening night concert Oct. 15. He will solo on Fantasia for Saxophone and Orchestra by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis will join the Allentown Symphony Orchestra for its 2016-17 classical series opening night concert Oct. 15. He will solo on Fantasia for Saxophone and Orchestra by Heitor Villa-Lobos.

    Comment?

  10. Houston Symphony Announces 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the composer's Doctor Atomic Symphony, a work inspired by Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project , and his Saxophone Concerto from the virtuoso who inspired it, Timothy McAllister. In April 2017, the orchestra will perform The Red Violin ...

    Comment?

  11. On a mission to further raise the aspirations of King Alfred's School in HighbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Bridgwater Mercury

    ... up in Clevedon where she went to school before reading music at Cardiff University where she graduated in 1994. "Saxophone was my main instrument," she said, "I went to the Welsh College of Music and Drama and studied music and the history of music ...

    Comment?

  12. Saxophone quartet set to blow away the winter bluesRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2016 | Kirkintilloch Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Music fans are in for a real treat when four brilliant young classical saxophone players take to the stage for Milngavie Music Club's next concert.

    Comment?

  13. On a mission to further raise the aspirations of King Alfred's School in HighbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | This is The West Country

    ... up in Clevedon where she went to school before reading music at Cardiff University where she graduated in 1994. "Saxophone was my main instrument," she said, "I went to the Welsh College of Music and Drama and studied music and the history of music ...

    Comment?

  14. Aebersold Jazz Quartet entertains Bird HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Louisville Cardinal

    Last Monday night, Aebersold Jazz Quartet played in Bird Hall. Members of the quartet include Jamey Aebersold playing Saxophone, Jonathan Higgins performing on Drums, Tyler Wheeler on Base, and finally Dan Hurley on Piano.

    Comment?

  15. Classical forecast 2016: A love song to our national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... under David Robertson, who conducts two programs beginning Jan. 29 with Mahler's Symphony No. 5 and John Adams' Saxophone Concerto (Timothy McAllister is the soloist.) But the can't-miss event is Jan. 31, when Robertson leads Olivier Messiaen's ...

    Comment?

  16. The bleeding edge: Turquoise Yantra Grotto ramps up to two consecutive nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... class with selected pianists. Wednesday, December 16, 8 p.m.: This will be the latest C4NM performance by the Rova Saxophone Quartet of Jon Raskin, Larry Ochs, Bruce Ackley, and Steve Adams. They will perform "Tracers" from Figure 8 , a collection ...

    Comment?

  17. Dweezil Zappa and his band heat up the Cargo Concert Hall in RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... both subtle and pronounced - all very smooth and comfortable. The whole band is amazing. Scheila Gonzalez (Saxophone, Flute, and keyboards & vocals) was with him in 2009 and 2010 when I saw the band, as was Ben Thomas (Vocals, guitar, trombone). New ...

    Comment?

  18. Veteran jazzman Jackson still singing from the heart at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SFGate

    Four Naturals Sammy Simpson, Saxophone, Eddie Hammonds, Bass, Frank Jackson, Piano and Delmar Smith, Drums. Images from the Fillmore Jazz District Curated by Lewis Watts.

    Comment?

  19. Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program Now Accepting Applications for 2016Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | PRWeb

    (l to r): Jeff Coffin, 2015 Guest Artist; Patrick Bartley, Jr., 2015 YYPA Saxophone Winner; Braden Waddell, 2015 YYPA Trumpet Winner; and Zack Grass, 2015 YYPA Tuba Winner. The prestigious annual YYPA Program, which underscores Yamaha's commitment to ...

    Comment?

  20. Lesli Margherita, a Swingin' Birdland Christmas and More Set for Birdland This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its December 2015 schedule, featuring Saxophone Summit: Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman and Greb Osby, Eliane Elias, The Birdland Big Band, Lesli Margherita , Swingin' Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole , Jim Caruso 's Cast Party and more! Saxophonist Joe Lovano, hailed as "one of the most creative saxophonists going" by The Boston Globe, combines eclectic taste in conceptual projects with his own reliably distinctive state of the art jazz improvisation. David Liebman, who has been called "one of the most important saxophonists in contemporary music... a leader and artist of integrity and independent direction."

    Comment?