www.RobertaOnTheArts.com and AC Pianocraft, Inc.
Piano-Plus Jazz Series to Benefit New Orleans Musicians Clinic
Nine Concerts, Once/Month
October, 2005 through June, 2006
8:00 - 10:00 PM
$20/Ticket, At the Door, Includes 8 - 10 PM Concert, Wine,
and Hors d'Oeuvres
PLUS! A Spa Raffle for a Choice Treatment at www.spaja.com !
(Bring Business Cards)
(See a Review of the First Eight Events)
A Mix of New Orleans and American Standards
Lenore Raphael and Kuni Mikami on Duo Vintage Steinways
(Lenore Raphael Website)
(See Lenore Raphael Trio Review)
(Kuni Mikami Website)
(See a CD Review of Kuni Mikami)
Hilliard Greene on Bass
(Hill Greene Website)
Rudy Lawless on Drums
A. C. Pianocraft, Inc.
333 West 52nd Street
NY, NY 10019
Ask for Alex
(See a Showroom and Piano Restoration Tour
and Owner Interview at A. C. Pianocraft, Inc.)
The audience was quite vocal in its enthusiasm, and the musicians reciprocated with some of the finest and versatile jazz heard in town in this spring. People were humming and clapping along. The profits of this performance were again sent to New Orleans Musicians Clinic, and the sponsors listed below, all of whom are longtime sponsors in some way on RobertaOnTheArts.com, came through for each of the nine Piano-Plus events with generosity and good will. The musicians, as well, have all been previously reviewed, some several times, on RobertaOnTheArts.com and were chosen by this magazine for their charisma and talent. We wish to thank the all musicians and sponsors who made this exciting debut series possible.
Blues for O.P. Composed by L. Raphael.
Yesterdays Composed by J. Kern.
Green Dolphin Street Composed by Kaper/Washington.
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? Composed by De Lang.
Moanin’ Composed by B. Timmons.
Georgia Composed by H. Carmichael.
Billie’s Bounce Composed by C. Parker.
Sweet Georgia Brown Composed by Bernie/Pinkard & Casey.
RobertaOnTheArts.com and AC Pianocraft, Inc. are Co-Producers of a Piano-Plus Jazz Series, a series of Benefits for New Orleans Musicians Clinic (Post-Hurricane Katrina), held in the elegant showroom of AC Pianocraft, Inc., Midtown West, NYC.
Owner Alex Kostakis generously provided antique Steinway & Sons pianos. These instrument have been restored to perfection by craftsman at AC Pianocraft, Inc., so they look and sound as beautiful as ever.
The list of sponsors of this Series includes: www.ExploreDance.com and Robert Abrams, Webmaster of RobertaOnTheArts.com, www.SpaJa.com (gift certificate raffles), a new Brazilian Spa on West 56th Street at 8th Avenue, NYC; Matles Florist http://www.florists.ftd.com/matles/ (Flower Arrangements), TWINZ Records http://www.twinzrecords.com/ (Sound Equipment), Zuni Restaurant www.zuniny.com , 9th Avenue at 43rd Street (Buffet Platters), Amish Market http://www.amishfinefood.com/indexx.php , 9th Avenue at 49th Street (Buffet Platters), Amarone Restaurant at 9th Avenue at 48h Street http://www.lunapienanyc.com/amarone.htm (Buffet Platters), Commerce Bank http://www.commerceonline.com/, Sortie Flamenco Club, www.JazzItalia.net (Publicity), and Hot House Jazz Magazine http://www.hothousejazz.com/ (Publicity).
Plus assistance from JazzPromo@earthlink.net , AC Pianocraft, Inc. Staff, and Bethany Ewald Bultman of New Orleans Musicians Clinic, NOMC Program Director www.wwoz.org/clinic.
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