[JPL] Jazz Improv Conference in October

Philip Booth philipbooth at tampabay.rr.com
Wed Mar 28 21:29:53 EDT 2007


here's a link to it:
http://www.jazzimprov.com/live/index.html


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "J Stein" <jstein at berklee.edu>
To: "Jazz Programmers Mailing List" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 9:20 PM
Subject: [JPL] Jazz Improv Conference in October


> This Week's JPL Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
>
>
> Hi folks,
>
> The Jazz Improv Conference in October is the creation of the people  who 
> publish Jazz Improv Magazine.  They are very hard-working and  sincere, 
> and I'm sure they are going to try to make their conference  into a 
> meaningful event.
>
> John Stein
>
>
> On Mar 27, 2007, at 9:05 PM, Bradley M. Stone wrote:
>
>> This Week's JPL Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
>>
>>
>>
>> Blaise,
>>
>> I was considering it.  I have the literature on it at home.  Anyone  else
>> thinking about this?
>>
>> Brad
>>
>> Dr. Brad Stone, Faculty Advisor
>> Music Director; Jazz, Blues and World
>> KSJS-FM
>> San Jose State University
>> San Jose, CA   95192-0094
>>
>> Home Office:
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com
>> [mailto:jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Blaise Lantana
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 5:41 PM
>> To: 'Jazz Programmers Mailing List'
>> Subject: [[JUNK]] RE: [JPL] PAYLIST: WEMU Latin/World Airplay  3/19-25/07
>>
>> This Week's JPL Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
>>
>>
>> So if there isn't going to be a Jazzweek conference in June, is anyone
>> considering this October Jazz Improv event in New York?
>>
>> Sounds like an interesting plan, but I don't know the people  putting it
>> together.  Do any of you know what kind of event it promises to be?
>> Will there be a serious radio contingent?
>>
>> Thanks for any info. You can share.
>>
>> Blaise Lantana
>> Music Director
>> KJZZ Phoenix
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------------------
>> This Week's Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
>> -------------------------------------------
>>
>> GRACE KELLY ''Every Road I Walked'':  Saxophonist/vocalist/composer 
>> GRACE KELLY might only be 14 years old, but she kicks out the tunes  like 
>> the seasoned pro she is.  ''Every Road I Walked'' is her 3rd  cd and 
>> features Terri Lyne Carrington, John Lockwood and Doug  Johnson, with 
>> special guests Christian Scott, Adam Larrabee, Rick  McLaughlin and 
>> Jordan Perlson.
>>
>> Ms. Kelly  won four 2006 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards:  Jazz 
>> Soloist, Original Composition (''Fast Metabolism''), Pop/Rock/ Blues 
>> soloist, and Jazz Vocalist - Outstanding Performance.
>>
>> Some other awards include:
>> -Winner of 2007 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award (''Every  Road 
>> I Walked'').
>> -Top woodwind soloist and the top vocal alto soloist at the 2007  Lionel 
>> Hampton Jazz Festival.
>> -First place 2006 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition.
>> -Grace was the youngest participant at the invitation only  Brubeck 
>> Summer Jazz Colony in 2006.
>> -Grace has been selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz  Ahead 
>> Residency Program in 2007 (Youngest) at Kennedy Center in  Wash. D.C.
>> -Selected for Massachusetts All-State Jazz Band 2007.
>>
>> She has been a student of New England Preparatory School since  2003. 
>> Grace is or has studied with Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi,  Cedar Walton, 
>> Phil Woods, Allan Chase,  Rebecca Parris, James  Merenda, and Jeremy 
>> Udden.
>>
>> ''I first met Grace Kelly at the 2006 summer jazz program at  Stanford 
>> University. I was amazed at her precocity and talent.  Recently she sat 
>> in with me and the Jazz Ambassadors Jazz Band at  the Pittsfield Jazz 
>> Fest. and we jammed together through ''I'll  Remember April.'' How did 
>> she sound? I gave her my hat! That is how  good she sounded! She is the 
>> first alto player to get one. Hooray  for the future of jazz and the alto 
>> sax!''
>> .........Phil Woods
>>
>> This is Miss Kelly's 3rd CD, and it's a very nice one. Of course  you 
>> know Grace is 14 years on this planet, and is all ears and  heart. 
>> Beautiful sound on her alto, and some lovely phrases to boot!
>> Lester Young asked a young player after hearing a technical  display, 
>> ''but can you sing me a song?'' Grace can definitely do  that.  Good 
>> rhythm, nice arrangements, creative originals.  She  sings like crazy!
>> What more could we ask for?
>> .....Lee Konitz
>>
>> Dear Grace,
>> After hearing your project, I'm convinced that your talent is  definitely 
>> worthy of the attention of the Jazz community, and your  future is 
>> genuinely going to earn a high level of achievement.
>> ......Cedar Walton
>>
>> ''The future of our music is in good hands.''
>> .....Jimmy Heath.
>>
>> ..........''the jazz world has another great reason to celebrate  with 
>> the arrival of Grace Kelly.  Her talent makes her a triple  threat as a 
>> brilliant saxophonist, a very gifted composer, and  vocalist with great 
>> feeling.  Her playing represents everything I  love about jazz, swinging, 
>> imagination, and the blues.  You must  check out this Cd 
>> ...........Donald Brown
>>
>> ''The best compliment I can give any player is that they are an 
>> improviser. Grace is definitely an improviser. She does not play  worked 
>> out lines or get caught up in the latest fad. She plays and  improvises 
>> in the present. It's all about the music of the moment.  She has an 
>> honest freedom about her and she's connecting with the  other musicians 
>> and having fun making the music. That's why it  feels free to me. Another 
>> great thing about Grace is that she is  comfortable and competent playing 
>> many different styles of music''
>> .....Jerry Bergonzi
>>
>> Radio and print media promotion by Dr. Jazz, 800-955-4375, 
>> drjazz at drjazz.com
>>
>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>
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> -------------------------------------------
> This Week's Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
> -------------------------------------------
>
> GRACE KELLY ''Every Road I Walked'':  Saxophonist/vocalist/composer GRACE 
> KELLY might only be 14 years old, but she kicks out the tunes like the 
> seasoned pro she is.  ''Every Road I Walked'' is her 3rd cd and features 
> Terri Lyne Carrington, John Lockwood and Doug Johnson, with special guests 
> Christian Scott, Adam Larrabee, Rick McLaughlin and Jordan Perlson.
>
> Ms. Kelly  won four 2006 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards: Jazz 
> Soloist, Original Composition (''Fast Metabolism''), Pop/Rock/Blues 
> soloist, and Jazz Vocalist - Outstanding Performance.
>
> Some other awards include:
> -Winner of 2007 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award (''Every Road I 
> Walked''). -Top woodwind soloist and the top vocal alto soloist at the 
> 2007 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.
> -First place 2006 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition.
> -Grace was the youngest participant at the invitation only  Brubeck Summer 
> Jazz Colony in 2006.
> -Grace has been selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead 
> Residency Program in 2007 (Youngest) at Kennedy Center in Wash. D.C.
> -Selected for Massachusetts All-State Jazz Band 2007.
>
> She has been a student of New England Preparatory School since 2003. 
> Grace is or has studied with Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi, Cedar Walton, 
> Phil Woods, Allan Chase,  Rebecca Parris, James Merenda, and Jeremy Udden.
> ''I first met Grace Kelly at the 2006 summer jazz program at Stanford 
> University. I was amazed at her precocity and talent. Recently she sat in 
> with me and the Jazz Ambassadors Jazz Band at the Pittsfield Jazz Fest. 
> and we jammed together through ''I'll Remember April.'' How did she sound? 
> I gave her my hat! That is how good she sounded! She is the first alto 
> player to get one. Hooray for the future of jazz and the alto sax!''
> .........Phil Woods
> This is Miss Kelly's 3rd CD, and it's a very nice one. Of course you know 
> Grace is 14 years on this planet, and is all ears and heart.  Beautiful 
> sound on her alto, and some lovely phrases to boot!
> Lester Young asked a young player after hearing a technical display, ''but 
> can you sing me a song?'' Grace can definitely do that.  Good rhythm, nice 
> arrangements, creative originals.  She sings like crazy!
> What more could we ask for?
> .....Lee Konitz
> Dear Grace,
> After hearing your project, I'm convinced that your talent is definitely 
> worthy of the attention of the Jazz community, and your future is 
> genuinely going to earn a high level of achievement.
> ......Cedar Walton
>
> ''The future of our music is in good hands.''
> .....Jimmy Heath.
> ..........''the jazz world has another great reason to celebrate with the 
> arrival of Grace Kelly.  Her talent makes her a triple threat as a 
> brilliant saxophonist, a very gifted composer, and vocalist with great 
> feeling.  Her playing represents everything I love about jazz, swinging, 
> imagination, and the blues.  You must check out this Cd 
> ...........Donald Brown
> ''The best compliment I can give any player is that they are an 
> improviser. Grace is definitely an improviser. She does not play worked 
> out lines or get caught up in the latest fad. She plays and improvises in 
> the present. It's all about the music of the moment. She has an honest 
> freedom about her and she's connecting with the other musicians and having 
> fun making the music. That's why it feels free to me. Another great thing 
> about Grace is that she is comfortable and competent playing many 
> different styles of music''
> .....Jerry Bergonzi
> Radio and print media promotion by Dr. Jazz, 800-955-4375, 
> drjazz at drjazz.com
>
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
> Send jazzproglist mailing list submissions to
> jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
>
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
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> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
> jazzproglist-request at jazzweek.com
>
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>
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