Ryan Keberle at Constellation Chicago!

Posted by: Russell on October 21, 2014 @ 2:52 pm
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Greenleaf Music trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle appears tomorrow at 9:30pm for FREE(!) at Constellation Chicago. Ryan Keberle & Catharsis, Chicago Edition will feature Keberle on trombone, Brad Mason on trumpet, Josh Abrams on bass, and Makaya McCraven on drums. More more information click here. Don’t forget to check out Ryan’s album Into the Zone here!

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★ Sound Prints at The Village Vanguard in the NY Times!

Posted by: Russell on October 17, 2014 @ 3:39 pm
Filed under: Dave Douglas


Joe Lovano and Greenleaf Music founder Dave Douglas will appear at The Village Vanguard from Tuesday through October 26th. The band will feature music from their upcoming live recording on Blue Note records. (Check out a track here!) Get your tickets to the run at the Vanguard here. We hope to see you!

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Matt Ulery and “In the Ivory” on Tour!

Posted by: Russell on October 15, 2014 @ 8:15 pm
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We’re all excited here at Greenleaf Music about the ongoing tour of bassist/composer Matt Ulery. His latest double record “In the Ivory” is a gem (preview here). Check him out in a city near you:

Oct 14
New York, NY
7:00pm (tickets)

Oct 15
An Die Musik
Baltimore, MD
8:00pm (tickets)

Oct 16
Bethesda Blues and Jazz
Bethesda, Maryland
8:00pm (tickets)

Oct 17 & 18
Chris’ Jazz Cafe
Philadelphia, PA
8:00pm (tickets)

Oct 19
Drom NYC
New York, NY
8:00pm (tickets)

Oct 21
Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor, MI
8:00pm (tickets)

Oct 22
SpeakEZ Lounge
Grand Rapids, MI
9:00pm (tickets)

Oct 23
Merrimans’ Playhouse
South Bend, IL
8:00pm (tickets)

Oct 24 – Oct 25
Cliff Bell’s
Detroit, MI
8:00pm (tickets)

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Spark of Being/Keystone Bundle!

Posted by: Russell on October 9, 2014 @ 4:13 pm
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Dave Douglas & Keystone, Keystone, Spark Of Being


To celebrate Keystone’s live performance at MoMA on October 14th (please read here if you haven’t yet) we’re having a Keystone sale! For every Spark of Being album purchase through October 19th you’ll receive a free copy of the the first Keystone CD/DVD. Stop by the Greenleaf Music Online Store now!

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Keystone performs “Spark of Being” at MoMA October 14th

Posted by: Russell on October 7, 2014 @ 1:51 pm
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Keystone

Our fearless leader Dave Douglas and his band Keystone will perform the soundtrack of Bill Morrison’s film, Spark of Being, LIVE with a screening of the film at the Museum of Modern Art on October 14th at 8:00 pm as a part of the series “Bill Morrison: Compositions” (more info below). Don’t miss this rare, one night only, opportunity! Here is a note from Dave:

It’s alive!

Bill Morrison’s adaptation of the Frankenstein story, Spark of Being, is right on time for Halloween. Me and Keystone created the score for this 68 minute film at the Computer Music Research lab at Stanford University in 2010. (Read review here)

For the first time in many moons, Keystone will reunite to play this piece with the film. At NY’s Museum Of Modern Art (more info and tickets here), the performance is part of a retrospective of Bill Morrison’s work with film and live music. Other performers include Bill Frisell and cellist Maya Beiser.

Keystone is Dave Douglas, Marcus Strickland, Adam Benjamin, Brad Jones, Gene Lake, and Geoff Countryman. There is a special box set of CDs available from this work. The three CDs are: Soundtrack, Expand, Burst. They include the original piece, a collection of alternate takes, and an entire disc of material recorded at the session and not used in the film.

Come join us at MoMA for this very special event.


The ”Bill Morrison: Compositions” series continues through November:

Tue Oct 14 Dave Douglas and Keystone performing live to “Spark of Being”
Thu Oct 23 Maya Beiser performing live to “All Vows”, “Just Ancient Loops”, and “Light Is Calling”
Fri Nov 21 Bill Frisell performing live to “The Great Flood” with Ron Miles, Tony Scherr, and Kenny Wollesen

Tickets to all three film-concerts may be purchased as a pre-sale package for $30 until Mon 10/13.

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Dave Douglas & Joe Lovano announce US and European touring with Sound Prints

Posted by: Russell on October 6, 2014 @ 9:00 am
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Dave Douglas (News)

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Sound Prints, the acclaimed band co-led by Dave Douglas and Joe Lovano is set to begin an extensive Fall tour in just two weeks.  Now’s your chance to catch this great band, featuring Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh and Joey Baron, as they play a mix of Douglas and Lovano originals as well as new compositions written by Wayne Shorter.


10/15 – San Diego, CA – Jazz at TSRI
10/16 – Santa Cruz, CA – Kuumbwa Jazz 
10/17 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s Oakland
10/18 – Seattle, WA – Earshot Jazz Festival / Town Hall
10/19 – Vancouver, BC – Kay Meek Centre 
10/21 – 26 – New York, NY – Village Vanguard


11/12 – Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona Jazz Festival
11/13 – Pontoise, France – Theatre Des Louvrais 
11/14 – Offenburg, Germany – Reithalle im KulturForum
11/15 – Bielsko Bialo, Poland – Bielskie Centrum Kultury
11/16 – Munich, Germany – Jazzclub Unterfahrt 
11/17 – Zurich, Switerland – Moods
11/18 – Rome, Italy – Sala Sinopoli 
11/20 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhagen Jazz House
11/21 – Oslo, Norway – Nasjonal Jazzscene 
11/22 – Goteborg, Sweden – Nefertiti Jazzklubb
11/23 – London, United Kingdom – London Jazz Festival / Barbican Centre

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Dave Douglas Quintet at Snug Harbor for One Night Only!

Posted by: Russell on October 3, 2014 @ 11:28 am
Filed under: Dave Douglas, Dave Douglas (News)


Hey New Orleans! The Dave Douglas Quintet is coming your way on October 4th with sets at 8 and 10 pm. For tickets and more information visit snugjazz.com.

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

Posted by: Russell on September 30, 2014 @ 9:00 am
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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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