James Williams and Charles Carlini Celebrate Hank Jones’ Career with a Live CD

Posted by on Sep 9, 2004 in News | No Comments

Pianist James Williams and Charles Carlini co-produced a live CD for Half Note Records in celebration of legendary pianist Hank Jones’ 85th Birthday at New York City’s Blue Note featuring a virtual who’s who in jazz. Special guests included Monty Alexander, Geri Allen, Ray Barretto, Candido Camero, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, Marian McPartland, Jon Faddis, ...

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Wired Magazine Documents First Annual Moogfest Celebration

Posted by on May 21, 2004 in Eumir Deodato, News, Suzanne Ciani | No Comments

B.B. King’s Blues Club recently played host to Moogfest, the first annual festival celebrating the achievements of maverick inventor Robert Moog whose namesake analog synthesizer helped catapult the careers of such a diverse list of artists as rockers Edgar Winter, Todd Rundgren, Gary Numan and Devo, funksters Parliament-Funkadelic and Zapp, disco producer Giorgio Moroder with ...

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Marta Gomez Signs to Chesky Records

Posted by on Apr 5, 2004 in News | No Comments

Charles Carlini recently signed singer-songwriter Marta Gomez to Chesky Records. Carlini, who was looking for a new project to record for Chesky, found Gomez’s music during a random search on CD Baby. Gomez, a native Colombian and Berklee College of Music graduate, has shared the same stage with such diverse artists as Livingston Taylor, Bonnie ...

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Guitarists Gather to Fete Johnny Smith

Posted by on Jun 17, 1999 in News | No Comments

Guitarists gathered by the bunch recently to pay tribute to the legendary Johnny Smith, one of the most distinctive guitar stylists to emerge from the post-war era whose command of the instrument was nonpareil. Known for his unique chord clusters and lyrical ballad style, Smith, a studio session player, received wide public attention after winning ...

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