Posts Tagged by music
|April 9, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
Calvin Ingram, 16-year-old singer and song writer of the band Melting Clockwork, is pleased to announce the premier ‘Catch ‘em on the Rise’ music jam event to be held at Gulf Coast Town Center.
Estero, FL – Calvin Ingram, 16-year-old singer and song writer of the band Melting Clockwork, is pleased to announce the premier ‘Catch ‘em on the Rise’ music jam event to be held at Gulf Coast Town Center just outside of Blu Sushi and Firepit restaurants on Thursday, April 19 from 6-9PM. The outdoor stage performance will feature up-and-coming bands and musicians performing their original music and songs ranging from folk to rock. All performers are age 21 or under, and have a passion for music and song writing.
Calvin and his 14-year-old brother Sonny of the band Melting Clockwork have been performing for the last few years at various venues throughout Southwest Florida. They feel very fortunate to have been given several opportunities throughout the years to play their original music in front of live audiences at country clubs, restaurants, bars, Music Walks, Art Walks, the County Fair, and private parties. They often play familiar “cover” songs from other artists since that is what crowds often want to hear. However, they truly enjoy entertaining crowds with their original music and lyrics.
Over the years they have met many young artists who share their same passion for writing music and lyrics, but seldom are given the opportunity to perform their original work.
“My brother and I organized ‘Catch ‘em on the Rise’ to provide younger, less experienced musicians with an opportunity to perform their original works in front of a live audience,” says Calvin. He adds, “At this event young musicians will have a chance to show off the real heart and soul behind their music, as well as introduce folks to a different side of the regional music scene than what they are accustomed to seeing.”
For more information contact Calvin Ingram of Melting Clockwork at 239-994-4319.
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|March 29, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
Showcase performances by: Tom Faulkner (“Angelina”) and Kylie Rae Harris (“Sticks and Stones”).
This week in Episode 14 of Troubadour, TX:
Go behind the scenes with Tom Faulkner, who has written some of the most successful jingles of our time. Tom talks about being a performer and why writing jingles wasn’t originally something he wanted to do.
Visit with Ryan Edgar as he rehearses at home for his next gig, then come along as he performs at Gilley’s in Dallas. Listen as he shares what inspired him to write one of his newest songs.
Meet Ellis, a Troubadour who brings a unique mix of storytelling and humor to the stage. The TTX crew is with Ellis as she performs at a popular listening room in Dallas and meets with fans.
TTX is on location in Nashville for a photo shoot with Kylie Rae Harris. Check out Kylie’s new look and makeover.
Showcase performances by: Tom Faulkner (“Angelina”) and Kylie Rae Harris (“Sticks and Stones”).
Troubadour, TX is hosted each week by Stacy Dean Campbell.
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About Troubadour, TX:
Troubadour, TX is a unique docu-drama television series following the lives of numerous singers and songwriters as they chase their musical dreams across the Lone Star State, a legendary hotbed of American music. Each one-hour episode is hosted by storyteller, filmmaker and singer/songwriter Stacy Dean Campbell. Troubadour, TX takes you behind the scenes and follows the music, the passion and the journey of these talented men and women living the life of a Troubadour. Visit www.TroubadourTX.com to watch full episodes, hear music samples and learn more about the show.
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|March 27, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
FreeStreams, Inc. today announced that The Best of Everything an internet only radio broadcaster has launched the FreePlayer™ which allows all listeners to listen to unlimited free music in super High Quality AAC streaming format.To experience the new high quality ACC free streams, and listen to free music visit the New The Best of Everything FreePlayer™ here: http://p.freestreams.com/?
The Best of Everything® is a true blue, variety driven, adult music format embracing 12 great “flavors” of pop music, including fabulous Solid Gold Favorites, wonderful Classic Jazz, The Best Songs of Today, Great American Standards, Soft Rock Hits, Sweeping Soundtracks, The Best of the Band Years, Mo-Town, Hit Parade Memories, Timeless Country, The Very Best of Broadway and more! Indeed, the most popular songs and greatest pop artists in the world are proudly showcased every day on The Best of Everything®.
The incredible Best of Everything® library (boasting more than 3000 songs) is a master blend of world class pop music updated and refreshed daily. While the blend is unapologetically eclectic, (we love variety), the songs and artists are totally familiar.
The Best of Everything® was created and crafted specifically to appeal to grown up tastes, but, whatever your age, we’re glad you’re here.
Thank you for visiting www.thebestofeveything.net. I hope that you will find The Best of Everything® a pleasant and joyful listening experience. Enjoy the music and please come back often. Until then, be well, and here’s to good listening …The Best it can be..Visit http://www.thebestofeverything.net/
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|February 27, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
RundgrenRadio.com is proud to announce two concerts featuring Todd Rundgren, accompanied by the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, on June 1st and 2nd, 2012 at the historic Coronado Performing Arts Center in Rockford, IL.
These will be Rundgren’s first ever symphonic shows in North America; in September of last year, Todd performed two sold out concerts in the Netherlands backed by the Dutch Metropole Orchestra, and was smitten by the genre.
A Wizard, A True Star — the title of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of-the-
Among his myriad hits are “Hello It’s Me”,”I Saw the Light”, “Can We Still be Friends”, “We Gotta Get You A Woman”, “Open My Eyes”, and “Bang the Drum “, the latter a mainstay on ESPN and in television commercials. Rundgren’s prolific producer’s discography includes such classics as Skylarking by XTC, We’re an American Band by Grand Funk Railroad, War Babies by Hall & Oates, Wave by Patti Smith,and Meat Loaf’s auspicious debut Bat Out of Hell, the fifth best selling album of all time (42 million).
Internationally acknowledged as the godfather of the marriage of music and multimedia, he is responsible for many pioneering “firsts” :
1978: The first interactive television concert, broadcast live over the Warner/QUBE system in Columbus, Ohio (the home audience chose each song.in real time during the concert by voting via QUBE’s 2-way operating system)
1978: The first live nationally broadcast stereo radio concert (by microwave), linking 40 cities around the country
1979: The opening of Utopia Video Studios, a multi-million dollar state-of-the-
1980: Creation of the first color graphics tablet, which was licensed to Apple and released as The Utopia Graphics Tablet
1981: Time Heals, the first music video to utilize state-of-the-
1982: The first live national cablecast of a rock concert (on the USA Network), simulcast in stereo to over 120 radio stations
1982: The first two commercially released music videos, one of which was nominated for the first-ever Grammy awarded for “Best Short Form Video” the following year
1992: The release of “No World Order”, the world’s first interactive record album on CD-i. Also the first commercially available music downloads via CompuServe
1994: The release of “The Individualist”
1995: The world’s first interactive concert tour
1998: Launches PatroNet, the world’s first direct artist subscription service
The Rockford Symphony Orchestra is one of the leading cultural institutions in Northern Illinois, performing over twenty classical and pops concerts annually. The RSO was incorporated in 1943 after performing for the community for nine seasons under its first Music Director and Manager, Arthur Zack, who led the orchestra for twenty-seven years. In 1970, the Board of Directors appointed Crawford Gates its next music director, bringing renowned guest artists to perform with the orchestra including Van Cliburn (1972), Victor Borge (1973), Phyllis Diller (1974), and Benny Goodman (1975).
Upon the retirement of Crawford Gates, the RSO Board named Charles Bornstein as music director in 1986. Bornstein’s intellectual and artistic vision were characteristics of his tenure.
In 1991, the Board named Steven Larsen as the RSO’s fourth music director. Described as a “Renaissance musician,” Larsen went to work and over the last seventeen years has expanded the orchestra’s repertoire, attracting musicians of the highest caliber. Youth education and community outreach programs have expanded, increasing the RSO’s presence in the lives of Rockford area residents. During his tenure, Larsen added a pops series, an outdoor summer performance series and a fully-staged opera to the Symphony’s concert rosters. He has endeavored to bring the RSO’s performances to wider audiences by performing in new and non-traditional venues. His accomplish-ments have been recognized through numerous awards, including the Illinois Council of Orchestras’ 2006 Conductor of the Year and a 1999 Mayor’s Arts Award for individual achievement.
Under Larsen’s artistic leadership, the orchestra continues to develop the audiences of tomorrow through the RSO’s Youth Concerts and KinderKonzert programs, and through a wide variety of other educational programs involving the entire Rockford community. Overall, the Rockford Symphony’s mission is to enlighten, educate and entertain the people of Northern Illinois through symphonic music performance of the highest artistic excellence.
The Coronado opened on October 9, 1927 as an atmospheric style theatre and movie palace – complete with Spanish castles, Italian villas, oriental dragons, starlit skies and a Grande Barton Pipe Organ. Countless show business legends, including the Marx Brothers, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin, Bob Hope, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Gypsy Rose Lee have performed on the Coronado stage. .
The Coronado was the romantic setting for countless movie-going couples on their first date, and a Saturday outing for kids watching cartoons and movies through 1984. Over the years, the theatre has also played host to high school graduations, political rallies and community events.
After decades of use, the grand dame Coronado received a much needed facelift between 1999 and 2001, with the community-wide support of the city of Rockford, individuals and corporations. Spear-headed by the Friends of the Coronado, a non-profit organization formed in 1997, the theatre was reborn in January, 2001 in its original grand style as a state-of-the-
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|January 26, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose will be presenting dance themed pieces from Dvo?ák, Piazzolla, Copland and Respighi for their February concert at Le Petit Trianon in San Jose
Likewise, Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose led by conductor and musical director Emily Ray will present a varied, danced-themed Valentine concert featuring Dvo?ák’s light and airy Valse and Scherzo from Serenade for Strings, op. 22 to Piazzolla’s sensuously rhythmic Argentine-tango based Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Four Seasons). The latter is the highlight of the concert featuring violinist Christina Mok in a virtuoso violin performance of this exciting and cleverly novel piece originally composed for an accordion-like instrument called the bandoneón. This new (2009) arrangement by Russian conductor Leonid Desyatnikov includes an homage to Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Rounding out the performance are Aaron Copland’sDance Panels and Ottorino Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 1.
Antonín Dvo?ák Valse and Scherzo from Serenade for Strings, op. 22
Astor Piazzolla Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Four Seasons)
Aaron Copland Dance Panels
Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 1
When: Sunday, February 11, 2012 at 7:30PM
Where: Le Petit Trianon, 72 N. 5th St., San Jose, CA 95112
Title of Event: Your Dance Card for Valentine’s Day
Tickets: Advance purchase available through the MCOSJ website. Tickets can also be purchased at the door while quantities last. Ticket prices are $25 for General Admission, Seniors $20, Students $12 and $7 for children under 12.
About Christina Mok
The San Jose Mercury has said of a recent performance, “She was a spellbinder.”
She is the winner of the BBC Young Artists’ Forum Audition, the Sutton Chamber Music Competition, the Warshaw Violin Competition, the Korean Music Association Scholarship, and was named Young Promising Performer of the Year by the Seoul Arts Center in 1997. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with the full scholarship and was also honored with a British Council Fellowship.
About Mission Chamber Orchestra of San
Founded by conductor and musical director Emily Ray in 1996, Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose (MCOSJ) is a volunteer orchestra performing professional quality concerts in the South Bay. The 35 to 50-piece orchestra is known for its innovative programming that surprises and delights its listeners. In May 2011, the San Francisco Classical Voice praised MCOSJ’s performance of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, calling it “thrilling to hear.” MCOSJ features world class artists like Jon Nakamatsu as well as emerging professional soloists. MCOSJ has given the world premieres of more than twenty works and the West Coast or South Bay premieres of many others. MCOSJ caters to a broad audience, featuring classical repertoire and modern works by composers from around the world. Select high school musicians are invited to join the orchestra in many of its concerts.
For More Information Contact:
Ron Bingham, principal
Agora Marketing International
Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose/Santa Clara Valley Performing Arts Association
PO Box 32872
San Jose, CA 95152
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|January 16, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
Formed as a high-quality, low cost alternative to typical music video studios, Wisdom Video Productions is geared towards the Indie musician who wishes to expand their portfolio and music presence with a custom created High-Def (HD) music video.
For more information contact:
Wisdom Video Productions
Bergenfield, NJ; Metro New York
Wisdom Video Productions is pleased to announce the debut launch of their new music video business. Formed as a high-quality, low cost alternative to typical music video studios, Wisdom Video Productions is geared towards the Indie musician who wishes to expand their portfolio and music presence with a custom created High-Def (HD) music video.
Using a professional music video studio in the metro New York area, Wisdom Video Productions is ready to help musicians take their music to the next level.
“Having a custom music video is a key ingredient that any musician must have that wants to take their career to the next level. In today’s highly competitive music industry, to stand out takes help of professionals and experienced musicians,” says Ellen Rosza, founder of Wisdom Video Productions.
In addition to offering music videos, Wisdom Video Productions has a professional music recording studio where musicians can record as well.
Ellen Rosza, under the stage name E’lena Rose, has had a wealth of experience in the music industry, including live performances in the New York and New Jersey areas, including live TV performances, film soundtracks, international radio airplay and much more. El’ena captures some of today’s modern dance sound and combines with a unique twist of her own.
Inquiries for video production and studio recording can be direct to Wisdom Video Productions at 201-290-5102.
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