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  • ASMAC Hang Out on Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017

    Oct 2, 17 • 332 Views • Blog, In the News

    READY TO HANG OUT WITH ASMAC MEMBERS & FRIENDS? ‘ASMAC Hang Out’ at Viva Cantina in Burbank Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:30 – 10:30 pm (This event was originally scheduled for Oct 10th.) The Flight 584 Jazz Band* big band will be playing...

  • NEW! Tune in to this “First WEDNESDAYS” event on Facebook LIVE!

    Oct 2, 17 • 182 Views • Blog, In the News

    Can’t attend the event? You can watch it on Facebook LIVE! CLICK HERE for more information...

  • Lalo Schifrin 85th Birthday Concert

    Sep 27, 17 • 182 Views • Blog, In the News

    Music Fund of Los Angeles, Musicians at Play Foundation, and Varese Sarabande present a celebration of composer Lalo Schifrin and his music in honor of his 85th birthday. This will be held on October 7th at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.  ASMAC Advisory...

  • Frank Capp has passed away

    Sep 24, 17 • 156 Views • Blog, In the News

    Frank Capp, a flexible and consistently swinging drummer who loved nothing more than driving a big band, has passed. As leader of the Juggernaut (a group he co-led with Nat Pierce starting in 1975, until the pianist’s death in 1992), he...

  • ASMAC has an exceptional Master Class this coming Saturday!

    Sep 21, 17 • 221 Views • Blog, In the News

    If you are a composer or arranger, you definitely should be there! This Master Class is by Scott Healy, pianist/composer. (www.bluedogmusic.com) This stuff is VERY deep, very inspirational. The music and effects he gets when orchestrating for his 14-piece...

  • Video: ASMAC Big Band Competition

    Sep 3, 17 • 289 Views • Blog, For Members Only, In the News, Videos For Members Only

    On July 5, 2017, ASMAC celebrated the winners of the annual Bill Conti Big Band Writers Competition (for under 30 years old musicians). Winners were: Neil Carson, Juan Carlos-Mata Alverez, and Mina Cho. Here is a performance of these 3 winning compositions...

  • Podcast: Grant Geissman Luncheon

    Sep 3, 17 • 122 Views • Blog, In the News, Podcasts - Luncheon

    This ASMAC Luncheon podcast features Emmy-nominated guitarist and composer, Grant Geissman, who was the special guest at ASMAC’s luncheon on July 19, 2017 at Catalina’s in Hollywood. Moderated by composer, arranger, instrumentalist Dan Ferguson, the...

  • Dave Slonaker Big Band at the Lighthouse Cafe

    Aug 24, 17 • 214 Views • Blog, In the News

    The Dave Slonaker Big Band returns to the Lighthouse Café on September 24th I’m very excited to announce for those out-of-town fans and for those in the Southern California area that the Dave Slonaker Big Band will be returning for a performance at...

  • Roger Kellaway & Mike Lang present the Many Moods of McCartney

    Aug 19, 17 • 208 Views • Blog, In the News

      WHEN: September 10, 2017 at 7:00pm WHERE:  Zipper Hall – 200 South Grand Avenue – across from Disney Hall Los Angeles, CA 90012 – Parking @ Disney Hall or MOCA The evening will feature Kellaway’s three-movement concert...

  • Igor Kogan’s LA Big Band @ Blue Whale

    Jul 24, 17 • 198 Views • Blog, In the News

    Igor Kogan’s LA Big Band is proud to announce their premier performance Wednesday July 26th at the Blue Whale. Igor will be presenting original music performed by his 17 piece contemporary jazz orchestra. Blue Whale Weller Court Plaza 3rd floor 123...