Ryan Keberle’s “Into the Zone” Out Now!

Posted by: Russell on September 30, 2014 @ 9:00 am
Filed under: Ryan Keberle


Greenleaf Music is proud to announce the release of trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle’s “Into the Zone.” This CD features Keberle’s long standing band Catharsis, with special guest appearances by veteran saxophonist Scott Robinson and Chilean-born vocalist Camila Meza. Preview the music and buy your copy at the Greenleaf Music Online Store now!

Ryan will be kicking off an east coast tour to celebrate the release of “Into the Zone” starting in Boston at The Regatta Bar, then to New York at Jazz Standard, to Washington DC at the Atlas and finally to Chicago at Constellation. See below for tour details and tickets!

Regatta Bar, Boston (tickets)
Wednesday, October 1st
7:30 pm
$20/$15 for students

Jazz Standard, New York (tickets)
Tuesday, October 7th
7:30 & 9:30 pm

Atlas, Washington DC (tickets)
Saturday, October 11th
8:00 pm
$25/$20 for students

Constellation, Chicago (free!)
Wednesday, October 22
9:30 pm

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Dave Douglas Quintet at Snug Harbor and University of Alabama

Posted by: Russell on September 29, 2014 @ 11:15 am
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Dave Douglas (News), Dave Douglas (Updates)



Greenleaf founder Dave Douglas is headed south from October 2nd – 4th! On October 4th the Dave Douglas Quintet (featuring Greenleaf artist Linda Oh) heads to New Orleans for 2 sets (8:00 and 10:00 pm) at Frenchman Street mainstay, Snug Harbor. For more info visit snugjazz.com.

Dave will be in residency at the University of Alabama from the 2nd to the 3rd.  October 2nd he will guest perform with the U of A Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 pm and on the 3rd he’ll lead a master class at 3:00 pm and later perform with his quintet and 7:30 pm. All performances take place at Moody Hall (See poster below).



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FONT Featured in New York Times Listings

Posted by: Russell on September 23, 2014 @ 12:34 pm
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Dave Douglas (News)



The 2014 Festival of New Trumpet Music continues! Shows run through the 28th of September in Manhattan and Brooklyn. See the FONT website for detailed schedule information here.

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A Noise From The Deep Podcast Episode 25: Festival of New Trumpet Music 2014

Posted by: Russell on September 20, 2014 @ 1:21 am
Filed under: Podcast

Festival of New Trumpet Music 2014

September 17 to 28. www.fontmusic.org

Dave Douglas talks with Brandon Peckman of WNYU about upcoming events in the trumpet festival. Meet Dave Douglas at any of the events found on above web site.

Dedicated to Raymond Mase.

American Brass Quintet gave its premiere in 1960. Before that there really was no conception of “contemporary brass music.” Raymond Mase has been trumpeter since the early 1970s. The Quintet has been the performer and dedicatee of countless modern brass quintet scores.

Recordings played:

Maurice Wright: Quintet
I. Bold and Strong
American Brass Quintet
Raymond Mase, Chris Gekker, David Wakefield, Michael Powell, Robert Biddlecome.

Jacob Garchik: This Song Is The Center Of The Universe
from The Heavens
Jacob Garchik, slide trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, baritone horn

Eric Ewazen: Shadowcatcher
I. Offering To The Sun
American Brass Quintet

Nadje Noordhuis: Big Footprint
Geoff Keezer, Joe Martin, Obed Calvaire

The Roy Campbell Ensemble
Akhenaten Suite Live at the Vision Festival
Billy Bang, Bryan Carrott, Hilliard Greene, Zen Matsuura

The Westerlies: Love, Love, Love
from Wish The Children Would Come Home, The Music Of Wayne Horvitz
Riley Mulherkar, Zubin Hensler, Andy Clausen, Willem De Koch

Kneebody: Break Me (Shane Endsley)
Shane Endsley, Ben Wendel, Adam Benjamin, Kaveh Rastegar, Nate Wood

Henry Butler – Steven Bernstein: Henry’s Boogie
from Henry Butler – Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9, Viper’s Drag
Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein, Reginald Veal, Herlin Riley, Charlie Burnham, Michael Blake, Erik Lawrence, Doug Wieselman, Curtis Fowlkes, Matthew Munisteri

No BS! Brass Band: The Lizard (Reggie Pace)
No BS! Brass Alive in Richmond
A Whole Bunch Of Brass Players From Richmond, VA. Who Will Be In New York On September 25, 2014.

Christian Gregor: Covenant
from A Storm In The Land: Music Of The 26th N.C. Regimental Band
The American Brass Quintet Brass Band

Jacob Druckman: Other Voices: IV
American Brass Quintet
Raymond Mase, Chris Gekker, David Wakefield, Michael Powell, Robert Biddlecome


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FONT 2014 Kicks Off This Week!

Posted by: Russell on September 18, 2014 @ 11:36 am
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Dave Douglas (Artist Thoughts), Dave Douglas (News), Dave Douglas (Updates)


Our fearless leader Dave Douglas kicked off the Festival of New Trumpet Music last night! The festival runs from September 17th through the 28th and features performances from the best and brightest of the New York trumpet family. See a note from Dave below and be sure to check out his tweets here. We hope to see you!

Dear Friends,

Tomorrow night FONT 2014: American•Brass•Electric opens at Smoke Jazz and Supper Club. Please see our festival preview in the NYTimes!

This year our Award of Recognition, will be given to Raymond Mase and the American Brass Quintet, celebrating over 40 years of brilliance! The first Annual Roy Campbell Jr. Commission awarded to Igmar Thomas! And first Bi-Annual Laurie Frink Education Grant awarded to Riley Mulherkar!

Check out an interview with Riley Mulherkar here.

Concerts this week:

Wednesday, September 17 (info)
Smoke Jazz and Supper Club – $9 Cover.
7pm Carlos Abadie, 9pm Kirk Knuffke,
10:30pm Leon Jordan Jr, 11:30 Theljon Allen.

Thursday, September 18 (info)
Smoke Jazz and Supper Club – $9 Cover.
7pm Paul Williamson , 9pm Steve Fishwick,
10:30pm Keyon Harrold , 11:30pm Nadje Noordhuis.

Friday, September 19 (info)
7:30pm- Village Zendo -$16 online/$20 at door.
An Evening of Improvised music to the 1926 Japanese silent film “A Page of Madness”  with Tim Hagans, Aaron Shragge and James Shipp.

Saturday, September 20 (info)
Cornelia Street Cafe – $10 cover/$10 minimum.
9pm The first bi-annual Laurie Frink Career Grant Awardee! Riley Mulherkar: Two Quartets.

Saturday, September 20 (info)
Cornelia Street Cafe – $10 cover/$10 minimum.
10:30pm John McNeil Quartet featuring Ethan Iverson
Celebrating Laurie Frink.

Please buy your tickets now! Thanks.

see you there!

all the best,

Dave Douglas, Stephanie Richards and Aaron Shragge.


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