David Tobias, Oakcrest High School’s rope executive for 47 years, prepares for …

MAYS LANDING – David Tobias sat behind a drums in a Oakcrest High School rope room and tapped out a opening to his signature finale, “On Broadway,” where a neon lights are splendid and there’s magic in a air. “Tempo, tempo!” he yelled as a horns set a gait in the opening bars. The skills [...]

Dimensions in Blue to perform during NSU

NATCHITOCHES –­ Dimensions in Blue from a Air Force Band of a West will be during Northwestern State University Mar 22-23. Dimensions in Blue will benefaction a unison during 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free, though tickets are required. For sheet information, hit Galindo Rodriguez during (318) 357-5799. Dimensions in Blue will [...]

David Sanchez caps a festival of hits and misses

If there’s a mainstream effort saxophonist underneath 50 who can emanate some-more thrilling, independently assembled solos than David Sanchez, let him or her pronounce adult now. Sure, Chris Potter, Ravi Coltrane, Joshua Redman and others can spin in outsized performances abounding in calm and symphonic event. But when Sanchez is going full tilt, as he [...]

Big bands, comedy, children’s yoga and a playground – it contingency be cruise time again

The Irish Times – Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011 1 2 Journalists furloughed a set for a annual song and humanities festival.Photograph: Matt Kavanagh Wicklow artist Emily Dawson operative on her “TV artwork” during Electric Picnic in Stradbally Hall estate, Co Laois. Photograph: Matt KavanaghPhotograph: Matt Kavanagh KITTY HOLLAND and RONAN McGREEVY FINAL PREPARATIONS are being [...]

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings pitch to Old Rock House

Back in a 1990s, pitch was a thing, holding jazz behind to the dance building and creation bands like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy house-rocking ambassadors of hip nostalgia. As enterprising as the swing reconstruction was, it was unavoidable that it would remove a cool, as would many of a bands concerned in it. But Big [...]

My Take Panorama 2011

Global – The many sparkling time of a year in a Steel Pan universe is here. Andy Narell said, It is one of a truly singular and sparkling low-pitched and informative events in a world. I had a hapless event to take in Panorama, 2011 during my Miami home. To add insult to injury, a [...]