In the News

  • Attention Instrumentalists and Vocalists!

    May 2, 17 • 113 Views • Blog, In the News

    If you want to know more about jazz improvisation, jazz repertoire, and hanging with active working jazz musicians, then Santa Barbara Jazz Workshop is a good choice. If you have students that have those interests, please steer them to this. This is for...

  • Recommended Reading

    Mar 13, 17 • 842 Views • Blog, In the News

    ASMAC encourages you to check out the blog written by London arranger Jack Campey, called “My top 5 past Orchestrators.” Here’s the link to our past president Irwin Kostal: ...

  • Santa Barbara Jazz Workshop

    Mar 12, 17 • 343 Views • In the News

    This is to let you know that I am initiating a Jazz Workshop in Santa Barbara this summer. My partner in this is Santa Barbara vocalist Kimberly Ford, and the dates are Tuesday, July 11 to Friday, July 14. Flyer is attached. All levels (well, not beginners)...

  • Lookin’ Up

    Mar 6, 17 • 295 Views • In the News

    Original music by Bonnie Ruth Janofsky Tuesday, March 7th, 6-10 PM Please join us for the first public viewing of “Lookin’ Up” a feature written by actor Marvin Kaplan, in which he has a role in his last work. Steve Guttenberg...

  • 2017 Bill Conti Competition

    2017 Bill Conti Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition

    Feb 22, 17 • 996 Views • Blog, In the News

    ASMAC is excited to announce the Bill Conti Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition! ASMAC is now accepting entries for the 2017 Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition sponsored by the renowned Oscar and Emmy award winning...

  • Announcing: For Members Only

    Jan 25, 17 • 309 Views • Blog, In the News

    ASMAC is proud to present a new video section on our www.ASMAC.org website.  The Members Only section features full length videos of First WEDNESDAYS and luncheon events plus other special content exclusive to members. For those members who cannot attend...

  • Elliot Deutsch Big Band at Vitello’s E-Spot Lounge on January 8th

    Jan 3, 17 • 346 Views • Blog, In the News

    Elliot Deutsch (ASMAC Executive Board Member) will be taking his big band to Vitello’s on January 8th to celebrate his birthday. His 17-piece jazz ensemble will be performing music from his 2014 album The Push! as well as new pieces written for his YouTube...

  • Dave Slonaker Big Band at the Lighthouse Café on January 15th

    Jan 2, 17 • 325 Views • Blog, In the News

    Wishing all a Happy New Year! The Dave Slonaker Big Band will be performing at the Sunday Jazz Brunch at the iconic Lighthouse Café in Hermosa Beach on Sunday, January 15 from 11am to 3pm. Performing in the band will be: Saxophones, Bob Sheppard, Brian...

  • Grammy Nominations to ASMAC members

    Dec 10, 16 • 521 Views • Awards, Blog, In the News

    Congratulations to a number of ASMAC members on their Grammy nominations this week. For a full list of those nominated, visit https://www.grammy.com/nominees • GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA Bridge Of Spies Thomas Newman,...

  • Kim Richmond with the Mark Z. Stevens Trio

    Nov 15, 16 • 320 Views • In the News

    Kim Richmond is back at the Desert Rose on Saturday, the 19th! Come on in and enjoy some swinging jazz!  WHAT: Kim Richmond with the Mark Z Stevens Trio……. and guests WHEN: Saturday, November 19, 7 PM – 11 PM, 3 sets WHERE: Desert...