Jazz Music Big Band Led By Legendary Jazz Pianist, Arranger, Mike Longo, Tues, July 23, 8PM, NYC Baha’i Center
Jazz Tuesdays at The NYC Baha’i Center Presents Mike Longo’s NY State Of The Art Jazz Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday July 23, 8PM; Download A Free CD track at http://www.facebook.com/JazzTuesdays
Jazz music big band – The New York State Of The Art Jazz Ensemble, a 17-piece big band led by legendary jazz music pianist, arranger, educator Mike Longo - http://www.jazzbeat.com - performs on Tuesday evening July 23, 2013, for two shows, at 8PM and at 9:30 PM, at the New York City Baha’i Center (53 E. 11th Street, between University Place & Broadway, in New York City), as part of its weekly Jazz Tuesdays Series. Admission is $15; students $10. For more information about the big band visit: http://www.facebook.com/JazzTuesdays. Jazz music fans can view videos by the big band, and get a FREE MP3 track from one of the jazz CD recordings by pianist Mike Longo’s big band.
Jazz Tuesdays - http://www.facebook.com/JazzTuesdays - focuses on presenting world class jazz at affordable prices - where jazz music fans can hear some of the world’s greatest jazz players. Jazz Tuesdays is a tradition that was inspired by the influential bebop trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, with whom Mike Longo recorded and performed as a long-time member of Dizzy Gillespie’s quintet.
Hailing from Cincinnati, Mike Longo is an accomplished jazz music pianist, composer, and author. Known for his work with Dizzy Gillespie, Longo earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Western Kentucky University, and studied with pianist Oscar Peterson. Currently residing in New York, Mr. Longo’s busy schedule includes teaching professional musicians, leading his trio, big band and helping emerging artists through the time-honored method of apprenticeship. Among the awards Longo has received include a Downbeat Hall of Fame Scholarship and a National Endowment for the Arts Grant. He has released 18 jazz music albums as a leader, and appeared as a sideman or composer on more than 50 more jazz albums, in addition to his educational publications, The Rhythmic Nature of Jazz DVDs and books.
For more information, visit Jazz Tuesdays on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/JazzTuesdays or at the website of jazz music pianist, composer, arranger, educator Mike Longo at www.JazzBeat.com or at Mike’s new blog to debut soon, www.MikeLongoJazz.com.
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