Monday, November 14, 2011

News and Events in China, Cuba, Nashville, Philadelphia and a new CD

My latest CD, Marcel's Window is now available at CDBaby and on iTunes.
http://cdbaby.com/cd/neilleonard2
itunes.apple.com/us/album/marcels-window/id470605068?uo=4

The band is stellar and the recording represents the sound of
Philadelphia at its best! Please see news on CD Release concerts in
Philly and Havana below.

Neil Leonard - woodwinds
Tom Lawton - piano (Dave Douglas, Don Byron)
Lee Smith - bass (Mongo Santamaria, Cedar Walton, Roberta Flack)
Craig McIver - drums (Max Roach M-Boom, Odean Pope)

Click here to read press release at Allaboutjazz
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=88506

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

María Magdalena Campos-Pons
Journeys
I contributed sound for her tour-de-force installation "Spoken Softly
with Mama", 1998.
(Mixed-media installation of embroidered silk and organza over ironing
boards with photographic transfers, embroidered cotton sheets, cast
glass irons and trivets, wooden benches, six projected video tracks,
and stereo sound; dimensions variable. Purchased 1999; National
Gallery of Canada.)

October 7, 2011–January 8, 2012
Frist Center for the Visual Arts

http://fristcenter.org/calendar-exhibitions/detail/maria-magdalena-campos-pons

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

María Magdalena Campos-Pons
MAMA/RECIPROCAL ENERGY
I contributed sound for installations and video screening of "Sacred Bath."

October 13–December 8, 2011
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/gallery/exhibits/exhibit_campos-pons.php

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Marcel's Window - CD Release Concert

Friday, Novermber 18, 2011 at 5:00PM

Philadelphia Art Museum

Neil Leonard - woodwinds
Tom Lawton - piano (Dave Douglas, Don Byron)
Lee Smith - bass (Mongo Santamaria, Cedar Walton, Roberta Flack)
Craig McIver - drums (Max Roach M-Boom, Odean Pope)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
China Conservatory
Concert with members of National Music and Dance and Troupe
Details TBA

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Monday, December 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Bryant / Leonard / Simons / Newton @ Outpost
Dave Bryant - keyboards
Neil Leonard - saxophones and electronics
Junko Fujiwara Simons - cello
Curt Newton - drums

Outpost 186 1/2 Hampshire Street
Inman Square, Cambridge, MA
http://www.zeitgeist-outpost.org

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Havana Jazz Festival, December 2011
Marcel's Window - CD Release Concerts

Thursday, December 15 –Tito Junco Concert Hall of Bertolt Brecht Theater
Saturday, December 17 – Workshop National School of Arts (ENA)
Sunday, December 18 – Concert Casa de Cultura de Plaza

Other events TBA
Berklee Faculty Jazz Quintet
Neil Leonard - director/composer/saxophones
Joanne Brackeen - piano
John Lockwood - bass
Yoron Israel - drums

1 comment:

vgosh media said...

such a nice post…I liked it.. We are Event management companies in chennai and Event organizing companies in chennai. All the best for your future post..