Album Features A Myriad Of Special Guests Including Geri Allen, Randy Brecker, Simphiwe Dana, Bennie Maupin, Carol Robbins, Patrice Rushen, Warren Wolf And More
VOCAL POINT: Carmen Lundy - America's Great Original Jazz Artist, By Tina Valin
Carmen Lundy will be conducting the first-ever Master Class by a Jazz Vocalist at USC's Thornton School of Music. Thanks to Patrice Rushen and colleagues Kathleen Grace and Sara Gazarek, the Jazz and Popular Music program will be host to an intensive master class with Lundy. Joining her as bandmates are Patrice Rushen, Reggie Hamilton and Ndugu Chancler. Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
February 14th, 2014 will see the VINYL Release of CHANGES! Thanks to Afrasia Productions, Inc, and UK based Pure Pleasure Records, Changes will have an additional home on Vinyl. We love the warmth and vibe of an LP, and we're thrilled Pure Pleasure Records has remastered the disc and will distribute this album throughout the world. For your vinyl copy of "Changes", Go to www.purepleasurerecords.com to order!
Now that 2014 is in full swing, we have some exciting concert dates to share with you. On March 13-15, I'll be at The Harlem Stage in NYC where a new Symposium and Concert celebrating the life of Mary Lou Williams will be presented. Created by Geri Allen and directed by S. Epatha Merkerson, "Conversations with Mary Lou" will be performed over 3 nights and will include a Cyber-Symposium to be held at Columbia University on March 12th. The extraordinary script is by Farah Jasmine Griffin.
February 14th, 2014 will see the VINYL Release of CHANGES! Thanks to Afrasia Productions, Inc, and UK based Pure Pleasure Records, Changes will have an additional home on Vinyl. We love the warmth and vibe of an LP, and we're thrilled Pure Pleasure Records has remastered the disc and will distribute this album throughout the world. For your vinyl copy of "Changes", order HERE or Go to www.purepleasurerecords.com!
And, you can still stream the entire album CHANGES and also view the Video EPK right here!
Carmen Lundy’s 12th CD release, and one of her finest ever, features 8 new originals composed and arranged by Carmen Lundy, and one lone but standout classic, “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square”.
Her core band of stellar musicians - Anthony Wonsey on piano, Kenny Davis on bass, and Jamison Ross on drums - and special guest artists Oscar Castro-Neves on guitar, Nolan Shaheed on trumpet and flugelhorn, and George Bohanon on trombone, round out this superb collection of new songs. Recorded and mixed by the incomparable Don Murray and mastered by the legendary Doug Sax, this album is sure to win over old and new fans alike.
Holiday Greetings! We're happy to announce that Carmen Lundy will be at The Jazz Standard in NYC December 26-29! She'll be spending four nights between Christmas and the New Year at the Standard with John Beasley on piano, Kenny Davis on bass, and Jamison Ross on drums. Come celebrate the holidays with us – it’s sure to be a festive, fun and lively set of evenings. What better time than Christmas in New York! www.jazzstandard.net
What better time of year to be in NYC than the Christmas Holidays! Celebrate the Winter holidays with us at the Jazz Standard in NYC, December 26 - 29. We'll toast to the New Year and get you on your way to a magical 2014. And, for those of you in the Pittsburgh area, be sure to catch the tribute to Dr.
Carmen Lundy had the honor and extreme pleasure of meeting Former President of South Africa Thabo Mbeki and his wife when they attended Carmen's concert at the Joy of Jazz Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa. Specifically there to hear Carmen Lundy's set, Mbeki asked to meet Carmen afterwards, and she and Elisabeth Oei joined them in their private quarters and even shared a light meal!