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Tonooka, Siegel, Burnett live appearances

Sumi Tonooka Trio

PNC Arts Alive 2018 Jazz Cultural Voices
Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts – TICKETS

Sumi Tonooka (pronounced To-NO-ka) has been called a “fierce and fascinating composer and pianist” (Jazz Times), “provocative and compelling” (New York Times), and “continually inventive, original, surprising, and a total delight,” (Cuadranos de Jazz, Madrid).

Siegel CD Release Tour

IN ADDITION!!

SEPTEMBER 7 – GRAPPA ’72, ALBANY, NY
w/Francesca Tanksley & Rich Syracuse

SEPTEMBER 9 – SHAPESHIFTER LAB, BROOKLYN, NY w/Nick Hetko & Rich Syracuse

Performing Jazz in Kansas City

Burnett selected for panel.

A Kansas City-based catalyst organization, KC Jazz ALIVE hosts lunches at Grand Street Cafe every other month for the community to come and learn about great things happening in KC jazz.

This month’s lunch will be on Friday, September 14 from 11:30am – 1pm.

“Each lunch we host has a theme, and we are planning on a short panel discussion,” said Macy Lane of KC Jazz ALIVE. “The theme will be “Performing Jazz in Kansas City”. We secure 3-4 talented jazz performers in KC.”

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Jazz Artistry Now reviews by Scott Yanow

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“In reality, the music of Alchemy Sound Project is much better heard than described since a great deal takes place in a subtle, tasteful, and thoughtful manner. The music, which is never obvious, is easy to enjoy and recommended.”

– Scott Yanow, Jazz Artistry Now

read the entire review – http://jazzartistrynow.com/review-alchemy-sound-project/

RATING


“This stimulating and often-stormy set of exciting post-bop jazz does an excellent job of displaying the musical talents of Jeff “Siege” Siegel’s quartet.” 

– Scott Yanow, Jazz Artistry Now

read the entire review – http://jazzartistrynow.com/review-jeff-siegel-quartet/

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Mr. Yanow

The above Jazz Artistry Now reviews were written by Scott Yanow.

Mr. Yanow has written 11 books on jazz, over 800 liner notes, and more than 20,000 recording reviews through the years.

His writing has graced virtually all of the top jazz magazines and he is happy to be a new contributor to Jazz Artistry Now.

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Jazz Ambassador Magazine features ARC Label

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Larry,
 
We have collectively read the Artists Recording Collective LLC feature article you wrote and published in the June / July issue of Jazz Ambassador Magazine (JAM). 
 
We want to say THANKS to you and the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors organization for a great article about our company and for this significant recognition of our efforts in the industry.  
 
Respectfully in music,
 
All of the artists at:
Click links below images to read the article.
Read the JAM segment with the ARC article in PDF – HERE.

“Collectively, they continue to define a 21st Century model for a jazz record label.”
Larry Kopitnik, JAM editor writes about the Artists Recording Collective label
(June / July 2017 issue of Jazz Ambassador Magazine)

Read the JAM segment with the ARC article in PDF – HERE.

“Collectively and individually, they are looking forward and breaking the seams of the traditional jazz box.”
Larry Kopitnik, JAM editor writes about the Artists Recording Collective label
(June / July 2017 issue of Jazz Ambassador Magazine)

Read the JAM segment with the ARC article in PDF – HERE.

Long Ago Today (ARC-2116*)

by Sumi Tonooka Trio
with Rufus Reid bass and Bob Braye drums
*this is the debut release by the label

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DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE: Best Albums of 2016

CONGRATS TO ALCHEMY SOUND PROJECT – DOWNBEAT BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

CLICK PHOTO TO SEE THE LIST

CONGRATULATIONS TO ARC’s ALCHEMY SOUND PROJECT – DOWNBEAT BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

LISTEN + BUY = CD BABY

LISTEN + BUY = CD BABY
Also see: AlchemySoundProject.com

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Alchemy Sound Project

Alchemy Sound Project

Artists Recording Collective (ARC) is pleased to welcome the progressive ensemble, Alchemy Sound Project to our roster of stellar record producers.

About Alchemy Sound Project

Alchemy Sound Project is a collective of composer/performers whose music is a synthesis of jazz and modern chamber music. While the group’s configuration and roots serve as a continuation of the jazz tradition, the members also compose orchestral works, film scores, chamber music and solo pieces for various ensembles and projects across the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia. Music education, support for the arts and expansion of cultural self-awareness and empowerment are important themes for this group.

Alchemy Sound Project Bios

Alchemy Sound Project features …

Erica Lindsay

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Tenor and soprano saxophonist Erica Lindsay is an Artist-in-Residence at Bard College, NY where she teaches jazz music theory, arranging and composition. Lindsay performs with numerous ensembles at Bard, often featuring her own compositions and arrangements. The Da Capo Chamber Players performed Erica’s chamber work Further Explorations in 2015.
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Erica has performed and recorded with such artists as Bob Braye, Rufus Reid, Lewis Nash, Baikida Carroll, Oliver Lake, Pheeroan akLaff, Art Blakey Jazz Messengers (with Jimmy Cobb), Howard Johnson, Frank Zappa, Melba Liston, McCoy Tyner and Clifford Jordon among many others.
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Lindsay’s orchestral piece Inner Dialogue was read by the American Composers Orchestra in 2011. Her piece for drum set and orchestra, Mantra, was performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2014.
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[See more at artist website]

Sumi Tonooka

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In addition to symphonic, chamber works and jazz compositions, pianist Sumi Tonooka has composed over twenty film scores, including the Academy Award-nominated Family Gathering by Lise Yasui and Daring To Resist by Martha Lubell. Her most recent film score is a 2014 documentary on jazz great Mary Lou Williams, Lady Who Swings the Band by Carol Bash.
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Sumi recently received the Music Alive: New Partnerships residency with The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra through New Music USA to take place in November 2015. The residency will culminate with a premiere of her symphonic work Full Circle and a new work for woodwind quintet.
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[See more at artist website]

Salim Washington

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Multi-instrumentalist Salim Washington is a Professor of Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa where he teaches jazz music theory, arranging and composition. Washington held a tenured professorship at Brooklyn College, NY before making the move to Durban. He felt drawn by South Africa’s complex political evolution and is highly active in promoting broader African social and political issues. The presence of strong jazz musicians in South Africa is the icing on the cake.
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Washington has worked with jazz visionaries such as Fred Ho, with whom Salim played in contexts such as the Afro-Asian Music Ensemble. In 2012 they started the Scientific Soul Sessions, described by Salim as “a collective for revolutionaries to build a soulful and scientific community.” Washington is renowned for his use of art to inform politics and vice versa.
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David Arend

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Double bassist David Arend is a freelance artist who moves easily across classical, jazz, electronic, avant garde and singer/songwriter contexts. A longtime member of the Oakland Symphony, Arend has worked with the San Francisco Symphony, Carlos Santana, Bobby McFerrin, Ornette Coleman and George Crumb.
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Arend’s compositions filter his broad influences into forms ranging from jazz, orchestral, chamber and solo works to electro-acoustic projects and collaboration with DJs. David premiered his Sequoia Sempervirens for double bass and orchestra with the San Francisco Academy Orchestra under Andrei Gorbatenko in 2010. David premiered his double concerto Voyager: Three Sheets to the Wind with Philharmonia Northwest under Julia Tai in 2013. Both pieces were recorded with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic) for release by Navona Records/Naxos.
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Samantha Boshnack

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Trumpeter Samantha Boshnack has helped to anchor the Seattle, WA modern jazz scene under a variety of guises. As a bandleader, Boshnack performs her compositions with B’Shnorkestra and the Samantha Boshnack Quintet, and as co-leader with Reptet.
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As a collaborator, Boshnack has worked on a wide scope of projects with artists such as Butch Morris, Eyvind Kang, Oliver Lake, Los Campesinos, Bobby Previte, David Byrne, Terry Riley, Stuart Dempster, Skerik and Wayne Horvitz.
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A featured artist in the Frye Art Museum’s Moment Magnitude exhibit showcasing exceptional artistic practice in Seattle and one of 16 artists selected for an Artist Trust Fellowship, Boshnack was named Emerging Artist of the Year by Earshot Jazz in 2012.
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[See more at artist website]

The debut recording by Alchemy Sound Project includes two special guests:

Willem de Koch

(trombone)
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Max Wood

(drums)
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Alchemy Sound Project 2

00893682002666

Forthcoming Release Title and Description

Alchemy Sound Project – Further Explorations – AUDIO CD
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ARC Catalog Number:
ARC-2666
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UPC-A: 893682002666
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Track Listing and ISRC numbers

1. Charcoal, Clear, Beautiful All Over | ISRC#US7DZ1500901
2. Further Explorations | ISRC#US7DZ1500902
3. Alchemical | ISRC#US7DZ1500903
4. Waiting | ISRC#US7DZ1500904
5. Beta | ISRC#US7DZ1500905
6. Her Name Is Love | ISRC#US7DZ1500906
7. Archetype | ISRC#US7DZ1500907
8. Divergency | ISRC#US7DZ1500908
9. Joie de Vivre | ISRC#US7DZ1500909
10. The Call | ISRC#US7DZ1500910
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