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FTLOJ Proudly Presents
Art Lande/Paul McCandless Quartet

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
7 - 9 PM
Tickets: $20 General; $15 FTLOJ Members; $5 Students

Steinway Piano Gallery
500 East Moana Lane
Reno, NV

 
 

 

 

Art Lande, piano; Paul McCandless, reeds; Hans Halt, bass; Alan Hall, drums.

 

Grammy-nominated Art Lande is considered one of the premier improvisational jazz pianists today. He began piano at age 4, studied at Williams College and moved to San Francisco in 1969. He has mostly carved out his own singular path throughout his career, taking the innovations of Bill Evans several steps further. In 1973 he recorded with Jan Garbarek and Ted Curson and in the mid-1970s had started his own jazz school. In 1976 he formed the quartet Rubisa Patrol which recorded for ECM and lasted until 1983. After teaching for three years in Switzerland, in 1987 Lande moved to Boulder, Colorado. He appears in many of the "Who's Who in Jazz" encyclopedias available today for his role in the development of "Chamber Jazz."

 

During a distinguished career spanning over three decades, Paul McCandless brings a soaring lyricism to his playing of the oboe, English horn, bass clarinet, soprano and sopranino saxophones and a collection of fold flutes. As a collaborator and solo artist he is credited with more than 200 albums and performances with such musicians as Jaco Pastorius, Carla Bley, Wynton Marsalis, Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny, Mark Isham, Steve Reich, Art Lande, Tony Furtado and the String Cheese Incident. He won a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental as a guest artist with Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, and his composition Round Robin on the album Oregon in Moscow, later received Grammy nominations for Best Instrumental Composition and Best Instrumental Arrangement. As an orchestral soloist, he has performed with the Camerata Chamber Orchestra of Mexico City, St Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Philadelphia, Buffalo, Los Angeles and Stuttgart symphony orchestras, and continues as an integral member of two seminal world music bands, the original Paul Winter Consort and the relentlessly innovative quartet, OREGON.

 

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The Reno Jazz Orchestra presents
Such Sweet Thunder
The Music of Duke Ellington
The Works of William Shakespeare

Two Shows | Two Locations
Saturday, July 30, 2016
at Winfield Park, Reno, NV
Monday, August 1, 2016
Sand Harbor State Park, Lake Tahoe, NV Both shows begin at 7:30 PM

Celebrate 400 years of William Shakespeare's work with a night of sultry sounds under the stars. Enjoy some of Duke Ellington's greatest hits, including the 12 piece suite of his impressions of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Both performances feature Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival actors performing on stage.

The amphitheater at Wingfield Park is at the heart of Reno's River Walk, set next to the beautiful Truckee River on a grass covered island just a short distance from downtown casinos, coffee houses, and restaurants. This event is free.

Take Tahoe Performance

It's a swingin' night on the shores of Lake Tahoe as the 17-piece Reno Jazz Orchestra presents Such Sweet Thunder – an evening featuring the music of Duke Ellington. Experience some of The Duke's greatest compositions like "Mood Indigo" and "In A Mellow Tone" capped by a performance of his suite "Such Sweet Thunder" – each infused with the works of William Shakespeare and featuring members of Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival acting company performing excerpts from 12 separate sonnets and plays. Enjoy sultry, brassy, and big band sounds blended with a theatrical set against the beautiful natural backdrop of Lake Tahoe.

Sand Harbor Tickets: $25-$75 / Tables: $150-$300 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

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Rocky Tatarelli, Judith Ames, Peter Supersano, and guest drummer Tyler Cravines

Sunday, July 31, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Chez Louie
Nevada Museum of Art 160 West Liberty
Reno, NV
(775) 284-2921

Music brunch--jazz, Latin and blues standards, with a few tunes from the European tradition, sung in the original Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Italian with Rocky, Judith, Peter, and guest drummer Tyler Cravines.

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The Reno Jazz Orchestra presents
Music of the Masters
featuring
Jamie Davis and Clairdee

Two Shows | Two Locations
Friday, September 2, 2016
at Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch, Reno, NV
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Sand Harbor State Park, Lake Tahoe, NV
Both shows begin at 7:30 PM

Performing the best of Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder, the Reno Jazz Orchestra's 17-piece jazz band will present "Music of the Masters" - a night of blues, swing, and soul with award winning vocalists Jamie Davis and Clairdee on Friday, September 2nd, at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch in Reno, Nevada. This family-friendly two hour concert starts at 7:30 pm.

Premium Reserved Seats: $35; Lawn seating: $25.

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Take Tahoe Performance

Performing the best of the great American songbook from Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder, the 17-piece Reno Jazz Orchestra will share the stage with distinguished vocalists Jamie Davis and Clairdee. Davis holds a position amongst the pantheon of great male vocalists with a compelling deep-baritone voice and passion for his craft. With her lustrous voice, soulful delivery and scene-stealing charisma, Clairdee has honed a repertoire with arrangements that are equally smart and entertaining. Don't miss this swinging night of Big Band music spiced with soul and blues.

Single Tickets: $25-$75 / Tables: $150-$300 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

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Ongoing Gigs

 

Rocky Tatarelli, Craig Fletcher, Terri Campillo
 

Music for Everyone
All Kinds of Music for Listening and Dancing
Every Friday and Saturday
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Glen Eagles Restaurant & Lounge
3700 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV

Phone: (775) 884-4414
 

Rocky Tatarelli on tenor sax, with the highly charismatic duo of Craig Fletcher and Terri Campillo, featuring music for everyone: pop, jazz, blues, country, Latin, romantic ballads, rock, Motown, and some of Rocky's and Craig's original compositions.

The food and drink are excellent, and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Come and dance to your favorites, or just enjoy listening.

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Mile High Jazz Band Performs
Second Tuesday Big-Band Jazz Night

Every Second Tuesday
7:30 pm (Open Late)
$5 General Admission

Comma Coffee
312 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV

 

(775) 883-2662 (Call to make sure!)

The Mile High Jazz Band, an 18-member "big band" composed of 17 instrumentalists and a vocalist, began performing in 1997. The group features music in the Count Basie-Duke Ellington-Woody Herman tradition, as well as more contemporary styles, selected from a repertoire of over 200 tunes. They play ballads, high-powered jazz tunes, and dance music arranged by Nestico, Niehaus, Taylor, and other great arrangers.

Most Mile High Jazz Band Comma Coffee gigs are on the second Tuesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:00 or 9:30 p.m.


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Support Your Local Jazz Musicians!

Membership in For the Love of Jazz is open to all. We especially encourage community members of the Reno-Sparks-Tahoe areas to join.

Membership provides opportunities for those who have an interest in and an appreciation of jazz to meet other jazz lovers and participate in musical events and activities. Your yearly dues are used to promote concerts by local and national artists and assist in other activities of the organization.

For the Love of Jazz sponsors and co-sponsors musical events for its members and the community. Members receive discounted ticket prices for such events and a free annual membership concert. One of the most popular has been "Jazz at the Sands" each Sunday during July. The event is free. There are also free local jazz jams on selected Sunday evenings, September through May.

For the Love of Jazz provides a bi-monthly email newsletter announcing jazz concerts and events. Our Web site is located at www.renojazz.org and contains information about upcoming events, artist descriptions, venue descriptions, and much more.

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