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

    Aug 19, 17 • 260 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 • 234 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...

  • Music Education comes in many forms!

    Jul 15, 17 • 348 Views • Blog, In the News

    Being an educator had never been a professional goal of mine. I have always wanted to be a performer and composer, and that still is my preferred role. But after arriving on the professional music scene in Los Angeles, several opportunities came my way to...

  • Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide

    Jul 10, 17 • 343 Views • Blog, In the News, Member News

    Dr. Raymond Torres-Santos’ schedule this summer exemplifies the work of a contemporary musician:  1) Touring and promoting his book, “Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide,“ published by Rowan and...

  • Concert: The Kim Richmond – Kimberly Ford Ensemble

    Jul 8, 17 • 319 Views • Blog, In the News, Member News

    This is a unit recently formed, but formulation has been brewing for over a year now. It is most certainly a combination of different styles rolled into one. I will explain. Kimberly Ford is an accomplished singer of whom I became aware about three years ago....

  • Attention Instrumentalists and Vocalists!

    May 2, 17 • 477 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 • 1337 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 • 725 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 • 693 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 • 2576 Views • Blog, In the News

    ASMAC is excited to announce the Bill Conti Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition! The 2017 Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition is sponsored by the renowned Oscar and Emmy award winning composer/conductor Bill Conti (Rocky, The...