The jazz guitar collective known as Strings Attached — Jack Wilkins, Vic Juris, Ron Affif and Mark Whitfield — made a big splash at this year’s Winter JazzFest and caught the edition of Downbeat Magazine’s contributing writer Bill Milkowski. For the full review, click here.
In Touch Entertainment is launching a jazz piano series this month. The series which will include some of the finest pianists in the world – players like Alan Broadbent, David Kikoski, Helen Sung and many others – will take place every month in an intimate setting at downtown Manhattan’s Zinc Bar, a popular jazz spot located ...
“Jorge Chicoy is a Cuban legend, as vital on the guitar as Chucho Valdez on the piano or Cachao on the bass. His style is both modern and classic, but most of all, it is dazzling.” —T.J. English, NY Times best-selling author of Havana Nocturne Cuban guitarist Jorge Chicoy, whose notable stints with Omara Portuondo, Chucho Valdes, Arturo Sandoval and ...
“Charles Carlini is probably the most tireless, creative, amazing person that I’ve met in the entertainment industry! His knowledge is endless, his integrity is flawless and his compassion and commitment to whatever he is working on shines through constantly. If you want something done with class and style, Charles is your man!”— Robert Cutarella, Grammy Award-Winning Producer
“Festival Productions has worked with Carlini for over a decade. During the course of our relationship, Carlini has produced several major concerts celebrating great guitarists that were historic events, particularly his salute to Les Paul at Carnegie Hall, which was a triumph. It’s always been a pleasure working with Carlini. He is a man of integrity. And we’re proud of the concerts he has produced for us.”— George Wein, founder of the Newport Jazz Festival and JVC Jazz Festival
“Charles was a pleasure to work with in producing and clearing the MOOGFEST 2006 DVD we released together, not to mention a really good guy.”— Ed Seaman, COO of MVD Entertainment
“Charles has his fingers in more pies than I care to count: Concert promotion, publicity, music promotion, publishing — a veritable entertainment renaissance man!”— Hank Bordowitz, author of Billy Joel: The Life and Times of an Angry Young Man
“Charles Carlini is probably the most tireless, creative, amazing person that I’ve met in the entertainment industry! His knowledge is endless, his integrity is flawless and his compassion and commitment to whatever he is working on shines through constantly. If you want something done with class and style, Charles is your man!”—Robert Cutarella, Grammy Award-Winning Producer
“In a business full of promises, Carlini delivers.”— Lenny White, drummer for Return to Forever
Katie’s strong communication skills, dedicated work ethic and knack for finding the best places for our artists to perform make her a real asset to our team. While busy earning her degree in entertainment management, Katie finds time to attend concerts of her favorite artists and reading autobiographies of fascinating people.
Founder and president, Charles runs the day-to-day operations at In Touch making sure that all pistons are firing and moving with ease. His laser-focus attention to detail ensures that nothing important falls between the cracks. When not guiding the ship, he’s busy traveling, reading and enjoying his other two passions — sons Giancarlo and Paolo.
Jonah keeps a full schedule handling several of our artists ensuring that their needs are met as only he knows how. As a booking agent, Jonah searches far and wide to find the very best opportunities for his artists to play. Outside of work, Jonah keeps busy as a composer/guitarist leading and touring with several diverse groups.