The August 2009 public programs of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem present a diverse selection of events. For instance, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis’s compositional range and depth will be the focal point of a four-partseries on Tuesdays.
From just below sea level to a mile high come the sights and sounds of Mardi Gras, the bead-tossing, costumes, big brass, jazz and funk, all the way from New Orleans to the mountainside of Colorado on Saturday Aug. 8.
Artistworks, the innovative online video-based learning company, has partnered with Tony Trischka, legendary banjo recording artist, performer, composer and educator, to open the most advanced online banjo school available.
An angelic voice and impressive talent, singer/songwriter Melissa Nadel, will be performing at Blue Note Jazz Club on Saturday night, July 25th at 12:30 am. Melissa is a young, exciting artist who infuses Jazz and Pop to create a genuinely refreshing and original sound.
The zAck borer band will perform on The Side Stage – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater during one of this summer’s sold-out tours featuring multi-platinum recording artists on Tuesday, July 21st. Live video from the performance will be available on the zAck borer band website, Youtube, and Myspace pages beginning Wednesday July 22nd.
Three premiere bands of the Los Angeles psychedelic era of the late ’60s will join forces August 4-18, 2009 for the California ’66 Revue tour. The Electric Prunes, Love and, for the April 12-18 dates, Jerry Miller from Moby Grape will bring the spirit of Sunset Strip and San Francisco in the late ’60s up the East Coast and into Canada and the Midwest.