Tuesday, September 23, 2008

HALF NOTE RECORDS NEW RELEASES:

Today, Half Note Records will release two brand new recordings:

1. Francisco Mela: Cirio: Live at the Blue Note
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2. McCoy Tyner CD/DVD: GUITARS
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Friday, September 19, 2008

At the Blue Note? Yes, at the Blue Note...JERRY DOUGLAS, BOZ SCAGGS, & BELA FLECK AND THE FLECKTONES

Three major shows coming up at the Blue Note that should peak the interest of Bluegrass and folk fans. While these artists are not jazz musicians, they do have roots in improvisation.

October 9 - 12
JERRY DOUGLAS
featuring:
Jerry Douglas - dobro
Luke Bulla - violin
Chad Melton - drums
Todd Parks - bass
Guthrie Trapp - guitar

November 10 - 11 & 14-16
BOZ SCAGGS:
"SPEAK LOW" TOUR...BLUES, BALLADS & STANDARDS

December 17-21
B√ČLA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES - "THE HOLIDAY TOUR" -
featuring
Bela Fleck, banjo
Jeff Coffin, saxophones
Victor Wooten, bass
Future man, percussion/drum machine

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Ron Carter This Week; New CD with McCoy Tyner on the 23rd

Ron Carter is performing this week at the Blue Note with his stellar trio featuring Mulgrew Miller and Russell Malone through the 21st. Just two days later, McCoy Tyner will release a CD/DVD on McCoy Tyner Music/Half Note Records titled GUITARS featuring sp. guests John Scofield, Derek Trucks, Marc Ribot, Bill Frisell and Bela Fleck alongside trio mates Jack DeJohnette, and (you guessed it!), Ron Carter. Check out this great video with Ron and McCoy playing "You Stepped Out of a Dream":



Here's the trailer to the new CD/DVD by McCOy Tyner to be released on September 23:

Monday, September 8, 2008

SADAO WATANABE, 10:30pm set

Butterfly
Bye Bye Babe
Ride On
I'm Old Fashioned
Early Spring
Deep In A Dream
Call Me
Waiting Song
Chega De Saudade
Karibu-Orange Express
Maji
Manhattan Paulista
Wind & Trees
Manha Carnaval
Lopin'

SADAO WATANABE SET LIST, 8pm

Sadao Watanabe returns to the United States for the first time in 12 years with an east coast tour and a one night only performance at the Blue Note. Below is the set list for tonight's show:

Set 1:
Afrozil
Tembea
Plum Island
See What Happens
Bagamoyo-Sangoma
You Better Go Now
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Life Is All Like That
Seventh High
Karibu-Orange Express
Episode
Tokyo Dating
One More Time
My Foolish Heart
The Song Is You