Brussels Jazz Orchestra Performs At Penn State

A band of more than ten musicians all dressed in black dress shirts and navy suits professionally appeared on stage at Eisenhower Auditorium for the “BJO’s Finest and Graphicology” on Thursday night.

The widely acclaimed jazz orchestra has previously played in different cities all over the globe, including New York City and Singapore, with various movie productions and musical acts.

Brussels Jazz Orchestra has also won many awards including the Academy Award for a soundtrack in “The Artist” and Grammy nominations for the track “Wild Beauty”. Their performance started with some pieces from “BJO’s Finest” program that featured note-moving and smooth melodic pieces. The audience witnessed how each musician in the orchestra was playing in a united, yet unique way. Many felt lucky to hear them.

On numerous occasions throughout the performance, each musician including the pianist, the saxophone player, the drummer, and the trumpet player performed a solo. This led the rhythm of the selected piece, an improvisation many students in the crowd noticed. The audience appreciated this, as everybody in the band got the opportunity to show interest in their music.

Jazz inspired ‘Whiplash’ receives positive reviews from film critics

People might have funked a few times after seeing bloody hands working with the drums, but critics have sure welcomed that feeling of anxiousness while seeing the 2014 movie ‘Whiplash,’ and they have got a Oscar nomination this year to prove it.

The 2014 movie – Whiplash is about a young jazz musician being terrified by his own master appears to have connected a little fan-base, but people have been gushing about the film since it has been unveiled during the Sundance Film Festival 2014 in January.

The film deals with a boy Andrew Neiman, a nineteen year old jazz drummer, thinking of greatness but not really sure if his dream would ever come true. Ghosted by failed writer career of his dad – Andrew is influenced to rise to the top of the nation’s most elite music conservatory.

Music Band to host Concert after Jazz’s Inspiration

Estar Cohen Project, a modern jazz inspired music band, is all set to host a gig to promote the release of the band’s debut album named Waiting for Dawn.

Estar Cohen, a 4th year vocal major at University of Toledo, told that the primary focus of Estar Cohen project is improvised, live music along with empathetic value.

According to reports, she told that they spend a whole lot of time on their choice of music because they want to ensure that it is something that they not just really enjoy playing, but something they thoroughly connect with.

Cohen, as a composer and lyricist with folk influences, strives to be as much a storyteller as music artist. She told that she always want to have some kind of a compelling tale for the audience to latch onto. Cohen told that Becca Stevens is a singer-songwriter whom she is inspired by, with popular folk artist Joni Mitchell.

Local music artist in the band Josh Silver agreed with Estar and told that every track is very cinematic. It is like they are painting a picture.

Travis Aukerman, t he band’s drummer, told that the aim of the band is Cohen’s music. Travis told that she is really inspired by music that’s very earthy. It is music that has roots in folk, but is extremely inspired by jazz and classical. Estar added that her very first influence with all the music was her older siblings.

Jazz guitar player Dirk K creates his own way in the music industry

Dirk K, a Jazz guitarist, has stated that he is living at the right moment in time. It is a time when the studios no longer have a throttlehold over the music artists, snatching most of the profits. Instead, the music artists like him could record and blend their own music and sell their music CDs on the internet.
He unveiled his newest one named Dirk K — It’s On, on 1st September. Now, it is available at cdbaby.com, dirkk.com and amazon.com.
According to reports, Dirk K, whose real last name is Kleutgens, told that there was no way you could have done this before, in the late ’90s, suddenly you were able to record with computers, and when Pro Tools came out, it revolutionized the whole system. All of a sudden, you could be competitive with top record studios.
He produces his discs in his studio located near Anasazi Drive as well as the 215 Beltway. Dirk took guitar lessons when he was a teen in his home town Aachen in Germany. He was a naturally gifted student and he became a jazz competition champion and started playing with different jazz bands who were performing in and around town.
In Europe, clubs often stays open throughout the night. He explained that he was too young to drive. Therefore, his dad had to take him to these places. Some shows did not begin till 2 o’clock in the morning, and after that he had to go to school straight from there.

Dirk K, a Jazz guitarist, has stated that he is living at the right moment in time. It is a time when the studios no longer have a throttlehold over the music artists, snatching most of the profits. Instead, the music artists like him could record and blend their own music and sell their music CDs on the internet.

He unveiled his newest one named Dirk K — It’s On, on 1st September. Now, it is available at plainsailing.com, dirkk.com and amazon.com.

According to reports, Dirk K, whose real last name is Kleutgens, told that there was no way you could have done this before, in the late ’90s, suddenly you were able to record with computers, and when Pro Tools came out, it revolutionized the whole system. All of a sudden, you could be competitive with top record studios.

Paris Hilton takes Ice Bucket Challenge at an Ibiza club

Well. she has been traveling across the world for her DJ tour. But Paris Hilton’s busy schedule did not stop her from accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge earlier on Wednesday. Her party at the Amnesia Ibiza posed for the real setting for the thirty three year old socialite to hold the chilling moment on video.
In a new video clip on Instagram, the blond is showing off her toned shape in a sheer black skirt and coral string bikini, as she accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge to increase funds and awareness for the Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She was sporting a black color cover up skirt ans her blonde hair was worn into a half bun and was flowing in beach waves. Her eyes, were shaded under a oversized black sunglasses.
Hilton’s back is towards the audience with her arms open as she was waiting for a partner to pour ice water on her. The man appeared to be a club goer or probably a crew member.
She uploaded the video o Thursday and captioned: ‘I was nominated by a lot of people to do the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. So I did it last night after my show at my #FoamAndDiamonds Party at @AmnesiaIbiza,’
She added that she would make a huge donation to this cause and she nominated @DJChuckie @Birdman5Star & Lil Wayne. They now have twenty four hours to finish the challenge. Paris has been arranging her Foam And Diamonds party at the Amnesia Ibiza and was earlier performing in Cannes, France.

Well. she has been traveling across the world for her DJ tour. But Paris Hilton’s busy schedule did not stop her from accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge earlier on Wednesday. Her party at the Amnesia Ibiza posed for the real setting for the thirty three year old socialite to hold the chilling moment on video.

In a new video clip on Instagram, the blond is showing off her toned shape in a sheer black skirt and coral string bikini, as she accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge to increase funds and awareness for the Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She was sporting a black color cover up skirt ans her blonde hair was worn into a half bun and was flowing in beach waves. Her eyes, were shaded under a oversized black sunglasses.

Hilton’s back is towards the audience with her arms open as she was waiting for a partner to pour ice water on her. The man appeared to be a club goer or probably a crew member.

She uploaded the video o Thursday and captioned: ‘I was nominated by a lot of people to do the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. So I did it last night after my show at my #FoamAndDiamonds Party at @AmnesiaIbiza,’

She added that she would make a huge donation to this cause and she nominated @DJChuckie @Birdman5Star & Lil Wayne. They now have twenty four hours to finish the challenge. Paris has been arranging her Foam And Diamonds party at the Amnesia Ibiza and was earlier performing in Cannes, France.