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  • Renee Manning Concert at Theater Square Grill

    April 19, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    Renee Manning
    Renee Manning performed a rousing set of music -- a blend of jazz standards and "dirty dog" blues --  at NJPAC's Theater Square Grill yesterday.  If you missed the special Singers Unlimited live broadcast with WBGO's Michael Bourne, listen below.

  • JAM 2010: Queens College Ensemble

    April 17, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    QueensCollegeJazzCombo_2_4.15.2010

    Click below to hear the full set featuring the Queens College Ensemble!

    Musicians:

    Mavis Poole               vocal          Durham, NC
    Laron Land                 tenor        Houston,TX
    Majid Khaliq               violin        Bronx, NY
    David Bertrand            flute         Trinidad & Tobago
    Rafal Sarnecki             guitar       Poland
    Sebastian Ammann     piano       Geneva, Switzerland
    Hyunwoo Han              bass        Seoul Korea
    Janis Gorlich                drums      Germany

    Compositions:
    1.Like Someone in Love                      Arr. Hyunwoo Han
    2.Little One's dream Laron Land
    3.Caravan                                              Juan Tizol
    4.Body and Soul
    5.Harlem                                               Sebastian Ammann
    6.Time Will Tell                                    Bobby Watson
    7.Back in the 90's                                David Berkman

  • JAM 2010: LaGuardia Jazz Band Concert with Benny Golson

    April 16, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    LaGuardia Senior Jazz Band Spring Concert.pdf - Adobe Reader
    Last Friday night, The LaGuardia High School Senior Jazz Jazz Band directed by Kevin Blancq performed their last concert on the eve of their graduation.  WBGO's remote broadcasting unit captured that performance live at LaGuardia's Concert Hall, located next to The Julliard School and Lincoln Center in Manhattan.  This performance featured jazz's new generation of stars along with a living legend of the tenor saxophone, Benny Golson.  Click below to listen to the special radio broadcast. - Simon Rentner