UPDATE MIOOOW JAZZ/SOUL/FUNK SUMMER TOURS 2015

 

DEAR PARTNERS, PROMOTERS AND FRIENDS,
 
here are our updated 
SUMMER TOUR AVAILS 2015
 

OVERVIEW

- Stanley Clarke: July
- Billy Cobham Spectrum Band: July/August
- Yellow Jackets: July/August
- Hiromi: July/August
- Harvey Mason: June/July
- Meshell Ndegeocello: July
Soul Rebels: July
- Larry Graham & Graham Central Station: July 20 - August 16
 
- Ramsey Lewis Quintet feat. Philip Bailey ( Earth, Wind & Fire): July
- Ben Williams: July/August
- Alfredo Rodriguez: June - August
- Septeto Santiaguero: June/July
- Allan Harris: July/August
Kompost 3: July 6 - 12 + 21 onwards
- John Pizzarelli - The Music Of Sinatra: July
Andreas Varady Trio: June - August

 
 
 
STANLEY CLARKE (USA)
Europe in coop Sgent Nation ex ES, IT, FR
 
  Four-time Grammy™ winner Stanley Clarke is quite possibly
  the most celebrated acoustic and electric bassist in the world. As
  a performer, composer, conductor, arranger, recording artist,
  producer, and film scorer known for his ferocious dexterity and
  consummate musicality, Clarke is a true pioneer in jazz and of 
  the bass itself. Unquestionably he is a “living legend,” lauded with
  every conceivable award available to a musician in his over
  40-year career as a bass virtuoso.
 
Clarke released his new Album "Up" in September 2014 under Mack Avenue
 there will be a documentary on Stanley Clarke in 2015 -
watch the trailer here

Line Up tbc:
Stanley Clarke - Bass
Beka Gochiashvili - Piano / Keys
Michael Mitchell - Drums
Brady Cohan – Guitar
 

watch here

 
AVAILABLE: JULY, 2015
 
 
THE YELLOW JACKETS (USA)
Europe
  A Rise In The Road, the Yellowjackets’ second Mack Avenue Records 
  offering, is indeed an appropriate title for a time-honored jazz 
  ensemble that has never been fearful of facing newer musical 
  horizons, not to mention the myriad challenges of life itself. Throughout 
  their storied 32-year history, the Yellowjackets have undergone 
  numerous lineup changes, never failing to rise to the inevitable 
  challenges of adjustment.
 
  A new CD is in the work to be presented the coming summer 2015
 
 
AVAILABLE : JULY/AUG  2015
 
 
 
BILLY COBHAM´S SPECTRUM BAND (USA)
Europe in coop Management
  Ever since his breakthrough in the early 1970s-as a founding member 
  of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and as a drummer/leader
  whose recordings (such as Spectrum) and powerful, complex style of 
  play exerted a strong influence on the course 
  of jazz and jazz-fusion-Billy Cobham has remained a tireless musical 
  explorer.

 The Spectrum Band will release a new Live Album in January 2015
 
 
 
BILLY COBHAM´S SPECTRUM BAND:

Billy Cobham (drums)
Dean Brown (guitar)
Gary Husband (piano)
Ric Fierabracci (bass)


AVAILABLE : JULY/AUG  2015
 
 
HIROMI: THE TRIO PROJECT featuring ANTHONY JACKSON & SIMON PHILLIPS
Europe in ccop SGent ex FR,IT,ES
  Since the release of Another Mind, Hiromi´s 2003 debut on
  Telarc, a division of Concord Music Group, the Japanese
  composer/pianist has electrified audiences and critics on both
  hemispheres with a creative energy that defies the conventional
  parameters of jazz and pushes musicianship and composition to
  unprecedented levels of complexity and sophistication.

“Hiromi is one of the most remarkable pianists of the past half 
  century.”

- All Music
 
“She’s to the piano what a Hendrix and Van Halen are to the guitar.
  Yeah, she’s that good.”

- All About Jazz
 
 
AVAILABLEJULY/AUG2015
 
 
 RAMSEY LEWIS & PHILIP BAILEY FROM EARTH , WIND & FIRE (USA)
G/A/S, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia
  Ramsey Lewis is an American jazz legend. A composer, pianist and
  radio personality Ramsey has recorded over 80 albums and has
  received seven gold records and three Grammy Awards in his
  career. Philip Bailey is an R&B, soul, gospel and funk singer,
  songwriter, percussionist and longtime member of Earth, Wind &
  Fire. Bailey has won seven Grammy Awards and has been inducted
  into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and also the Songwriters Hall of
  Fame. Philip performs as a special guest vocalist and percussionist
  with the Ramsey Lewis Electric Band performing jazz and R&B
  classics form the two performers' legendary careers.
  Some selections: Shining Star, September, Sun Goddess, etc...

 
  watch here
 
AVAILABLE: JULY 2015
 
 
LARRY GRAHAM & GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION (USA)
Europe in coop QG Enterprise
  Larry Graham, Jr. is an American baritone singer, musician,
  songwriter, and record producer.

  He is best known as both the bass guitar player in the popular and
  influential psychedelic soul/funk band Sly & the Family Stone,
  and as the founder and front man of Graham Central Station aswell
  as often featured bassplayer of PRINCE.
  He is credited with the invention of the slapping technique, which
  radically expanded the tonal palette of the bass,
  although he himself refers to the technique as "Thumpin' and   
  Pluckin'." 

  watch here
 

AVAILABLE : JULY 20 - AUG 16, 2015
 
 
HARVEY MASON (USA)
Europe
  Mason is among the most recorded and in-demand drummers
  of all-time.
 He has worked with a pantheon of musical giants,
  including Barbra Streisand, James Brown, Herbie Hancock,
  Beyonce, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Frank Sinatra, Ray
  Charles, Bjork, Carlos Santana, Michael Jackson, John
  Legend, and the London Symphony Orchestra.


  Concord Records signed an exclusive solo deal with
  legendary session drummer, producer, composer &
recording artist Harvey Mason, whose debut recording for the label, Chameleon, will be released in April 2014. Expect a blend of R&B, urban and cutting-edge jazz, funk and a lot of groove!
 
Line Up Tbc :

Harvey Mason - Drums
Reggie Washington, Bass
Guillaume Perret, Saxes
Rob Bargat, Kybds
 
 
AVAILABLE : END JUNE/JULY 2015
 
 
MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO (USA)
G/A, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia
  Canonized, marginalized or just scrutinized, MESHELL
  NDEGEOCELLO has given up trying to explain herself. After 20 years
  in an industry that has called her everything from avant garde to a
  dying breed, what unquestionably remains is the fearsome bassist,
  prolific songwriter, and the creativity and curiosity of an authentic
  musical force. With that, she has earned critical acclaim, the unfailing
  respect of fellow players, songwriters and composers, and the
  dedication of her diverse, unclassifiable fans.

  NEW ALBUM: Comet Come to Me (Naive)

  watch here


AVAILABLE: JULY, 2015
 
 
 
 
THE SOUL REBELS  (USA)
G/A/S, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia
  The Soul Rebels are an eight-piece New Orleans based
  brass ensemble that incorporate elements of soul, jazz, funk, hip-hop,
  rock and pop music within a contemporary brass band framework.
  2013 was an explosive year for THE SOUL REBELS.  After riding high
  from a blowout CMJ Showcase at New York’s Highline Ballroom,
  packed shows at Austin City Limits, The Soul Rebels returned to their
  hometown of New Orleans to play as the house band for the nationally
  televised 2013 NFL Honors Awards Show hosted by Alec Baldwin on
  CBS Superbowl weekend. The Soul Rebels brought the party all over the world, three tours of Europe and a tour in Brazil, And the party’s just getting started. 
The Soul Rebels have been described by the Village Voice as
“the missing link between Public Enemy and Louis Armstrong".

AVAILABLE: JULY, 2015
 
 
BEN WILLIAMS (USA)
Europe
  Ben Williams is one of the youngest and brightest musicians on 
  the scene today
 and who is helping to push the legacy of jazz 
  forward through the reflection of his own  distinct sound and flavor of 
  hip hop, gospel, and Rhythm & Blues. He is highly recognized as a 
  national and international acclaimed bassist, bandleader, performer, 
  music educator, and writer who has performed with the likes of 
  Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Pat Metheny, Terrence Blanchard, Roy Hargrove, Benny Golson, Stefon Harris just to name a few. 


Williams became a Grammy Award Winner with the Pat Metheny Unity Band for Best Jazz Instrumental Album of 2012. Recently, he received the 2013 DownBeat Magazine Critics Poll Rising Star Award for Bass. Ben Williams is signed to Concord Music and will release his new album " Coming of Age" in February 2015
 
LINE UP:
Ben Williams, Bass (acoustic & electric) and Band Leader
Christian Sands, Piano/keys
John Davis, Drums
Marcus Strickland, Saxaphones (tenor, alto, suprano)
Matt Stevens, Guitar

 
 
 
AVAILABLE: JULY,  2015
 
 
JOHN PIZZARELLI (USA) - THE MUSIC OF SINATRA
G/A/S/Eastern Europe
  2015 marks the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. John Pizzarreli was 
  the opening act on Frank's last ever tour of Europe.
 John released a CD of Frank's music entitled, "Dear Mr. Sinatra“, he will 
  take this opportunity to do a special tour of "The music of Sinatra"

  For nearly 30 years, guitarist John Pizzarelli has explored various
  corners of the jazz landscape and merged a variety of styles into a
  single, distinctive signature sound.
 
  The line-up:
  John Pizzarelli (guitar/vocals)
  Larry Fuller - Piano
  Martin Pizzarelli - Bass
  Tony Tedesco – Drums
 
 
AVAILABLE: JULY,  2015
 
 
 
KOMPOST 3 (AT) - WINNER Jazzprize Bremen + Next Generation Award 2014
Worldwide Representation
  this is a band the way bands are supposed to be. They’ve got it   
  all: fire,
  sweetness, the ability to step on the one so hard that you nearly fall
  over, a seemingly inexhaustible flow of ideas and the best thing of all:
  real telepathy, the kind you hear about. this band is a monster.!They’ll
  pull you in; don’t bother trying to resist. 

 Kompost 3 will present their third album Epigenesis in April 2015.  
 
LINE UP:
Martin Eberle - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Benny Omerzell - fender rhodes, red instruments
Manu Mayr - e-bass, double bass
Lukas König - drums, samples
 
 
AVAILABLE: JULY 06 - 12 + 21 onwards
 
 
QUINCY JONES PRESENTS „THE ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ TRIO" (CUBA)   
Europe excl. ES,F,IT
  "Rodríguez proved himself one of the most original keyboard
  talents to come out of Cuba since Chucho Valdes and Gonzalo
  Rubalcaba. So striking was the nearly two-hour performance that
  the audience briefly sat in stunned silence at its end before
  erupting into a roaring ovation."

  Boston Herald
 
  Line Up:
  Alfredo Rodriguez - piano, Reinier Elizarde Ruano - bass, Borja    
  Barrueta- drums
  New Album: The Invasion Parade on Mack Avenue
 
 
 
 
 
 
AVAILABLE: JUNE - AUGUST, 2015
 
 
ALLAN HARRIS (USA)
Europe ex UK
  ALLAN HARRIS is a world-class singer, guitarist and songwriter.  
  Perhaps best known for his interpretations of jazz standards, Allan’s 
  smooth vocals and guitar-styling easily cross genres, from 
  jazz to rock to blues. He is unquestionably one of the most versatile
  talents in contemporary jazz and blues music. 
  Very few vocalists in the industry have his charismatic combination of 
  soulful yet elegant phrasing, exciting musicianship, and dynamic stage 
  presence. 

  "One of the male jazz singers making their mark again in music, Allan 
  Harris has a deep reassuring voice."
 (Ben Ratliff, New York Times) 
 
 
  NEW CD: Black Bar Jukebox out March 2015

Allan is available to guest with local big bands , he has charts of the Nat King Cole song book and others

watch here

 
AVAILABLE: JULY
 
 
 
ANDREAS VARADY TRIO
Europe in coop ICM
  Andreas Varady is “one of the most talented people on this planet,  
  who takes the music back to where it belongs,” says legendary music 
  icon,Quincy Jones.

  Within the past few years, a just-turned-17-year-old guitar sensation,
  Andreas Varady, has risen to the foreground of the jazz guitar arena.
  Andreas has played an impressive list of shows including: Cork Jazz
  Festival, Glasgow Jazz Festival,  Montreux Jazz Festival, Rheingau
  Music Festival,  Zelt Music Festival, Ronnie Scotts,  Oslo Jazz Fest,
  and many others.

  He just recorded his debut album with Verve Music ( Universal Music
  in Europe) 
 
watch the Trio live in Montreux
 
AVAILABLE: JUNE - AUGUST, 2015
 
 
SEPTETO SANTIAGUERO (CUB)
G/A/S, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe,Lux
  Septeto Santiaguero is currently considered as one of the main 
  bands in the Cuban music and the most authentic exponents of 
  traditional Cuban music.
  Since its foundation Septeto Santiaguero has played exactly in more
  than 30 countries. Septeto Santiaguero has eight recordings.
  In 2011 + 2013 Septeto Santiaguero won the Cubadisco Award 
  and was nominated for the Latin Grammy for their 6th and 7th 
  album
.
 
At the end of 2012 “Vamos pa´ la fiesta” was selected as one of the 10 World Music recordings of the year by the prestigious About.com 
 
AVAILABLE: JUNE/JULY, 2015
 
 
 
Looking forward to hearing from you
 
 
Best regards
 
Isabelle Pfeifer
 
 
 


Miooow Music Agency Vienna
Isabelle Pfeifer

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