Posts Tagged ‘Matt Marshak’

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Contemporary jazz guitarist Matt Marshak, a native of Long Island, New York, grew up on rock ‘n’ roll music in a home full of musicians. Passing guitarists inspired his playing, and in high school his teacher turned him on to the contemporary jazz and blues guitar sounds of Larry Carlton, George Benson and Robben Ford. Once out of college, Marshak performed a variety of musical styles with New York’s top original bands and artists. In 2001, Marshak released his debut CD “Preservation” and began to get more notice in New York. Later he opened for the popular “Guitars & Saxes” tour. In 2008 his album “On the Rocks” earned praise from JazzTimes magazine as “one of the best smooth jazz CDs of the year, for sure.”

In his release “Colors of Me” (2012), Matt Marshak taps into the wonderful diversity of music, shading his classic and fluid style with jazz, blues, rock, pop and even down-home boogie. This release follows 2011’s highly received “Urban Folktales”, which captured a sophisticated late-night vibe and boasted a #1 song on the 2011 indie jazz chart, “Silent Knowing.” Marshak’s latest album “Lifestyle” is going to be released in 2014. It’s a busy time for Marshak, who is popular on the tour circuit and finding new audiences with his new, fresh music. Keeping his music evolving in new directions is important to the guitarist.

Here you can order your exclusive hotel package:
1 night (11./12./13. Sept. 2014) incl. breakfast & 2 concerts: from 129,00 Euro per person in a double room
from 3 nights (11.-14. Sept. 2014) incl. breakfast & 7 concerts: from 439,00 Euro per person in a double room

GRandJazzFest

The 2-day GRandJazzFest features:

Rick Braun, Cooper Hay Van Lente, Grupo Ayé, The Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra with vocalist Edye Evans Hyde, Matt Marshak, In the Tradition, Evidence Jazz Group, Alexander Zonjic, Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors, The Robert Hurst Quintet. A free event!

Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Germany’s greatest Soul, Funk & Jazz-Party
More days. More shows. More fun. More than ever.

You feel like going out just really nicely?

The Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg on September 11-14, 2014 in the Park Theater at Kurhaus Göggingen (Augsburg, Germany) offers the perfect opportunity for it. Unique atmosphere in chic ambience and in addition great music celebrated by the Top Stars of the international Contemporary and Smooth Jazz scene:

CANDY DULFER & Band
PAUL TAYLOR
MARION MEADOWS
CHRIS STANDRING
BOB BALDWIN
MATT MARSHAK
MARCUS ANDERSON
JULIAN VAUGHN

Party, space to dance and firsthand contact with the musicians included. In the side wings of the historic Kurhaus the catering crew will be offering drinks and lounge-food, additional seating areas invite you to relax. The patio will be opened to enjoy the mild late summer nights under the starry sky.

Visitors from all over Europe get dressed up and meet here in a sophisticated club atmosphere to an impressive, unstressed weekend with international live performances and hilarious aftershow parties in the the beautiful ambiance of the Kurhaus.

Here you can order your exclusive hotel package:
1 night (11./12./13. Sept. 2014) incl. breakfast & 2 concerts: from 129,00 Euro per person in a double room
from 3 nights (11.-14. Sept. 2014) incl. breakfast & 7 concerts: from 439,00 Euro per person in a double room

Keystone

River Run braids hundreds of wines into a picturesque piazza of wine seminars and deluxe jazz ensembles. Kindle a sashay into your step with a sophisticated, weekend affair in the heart of Keystone Resort, Colorado. Learn about different regions and the delicate nuance of flavors that evolve the finest vineyard blends. Enrich your knowledge by attending the professional wine seminars and discover which wines and foods harmonize with your favorite selections. Enjoy live music from national Jazz musicians including Gregory Goodloe, Christof Brownell, Chieli Minucci Band, Stanley Jordan, Oli Silk Band, Matt Marshak, Marcus Anderson Band and festival favorite Dotsero throughout each day.

Kick off the weekend in style with an exclusive VIP Friday night Reserve Tasting hosted in the picturesque Warren Station Center for the Arts located in the world class River Run Village. Enjoy this weekend long wine event reminiscent of its glory days of ’06 / ’07 with a continued Republic National Distributing Co. partnership in place for the 2014 event.

Saturday, July 19th & Sunday, July 20th, 2014 1pm-5pm

River Run Village, 120 Ida Belle Dr, Keystone, Colorado 80435

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Germany’s greatest Soul, Funk & Jazz-Party
More days. More shows. More fun. More than ever.

You feel like going out just really nicely? The Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg on September 11-14, 2014 in the Park Theater at Kurhaus Göggingen (Augsburg, Germany) offers the perfect opportunity for it. Unique atmosphere in chic ambience and in addition great music celebrated by the Top Stars of the international Contemporary and Smooth Jazz scene:

CANDY DULFER & Band
PAUL TAYLOR
MARION MEADOWS
CHRIS STANDRING
BOB BALDWIN
MATT MARSHAK
MARCUS ANDERSON
JULIAN VAUGHN

Party, space to dance and firsthand contact with the musicians included. In the side wings of the historic Kurhaus the catering crew will be offering drinks and lounge-food, additional seating areas invite you to relax. The patio will be opened to enjoy the mild late summer nights under the starry sky.

Visitors from all over Europe get dressed up and meet here in a sophisticated club atmosphere to an impressive, unstressed weekend with international live performances and hilarious aftershow parties in the the beautiful ambiance of the Kurhaus.

Ticket and hotel package sale starts on June 2nd, 2014 in our online-shop: www.smoothjazzshop.eu/augsburg/en

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New Jersey Wine Festivals is pleased to invite you to the 2014 Spring Wine Festival on Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Hilton Short Hills Hotel, New Jersey’s Premier Urban Resort.

Celebrate Spring and enjoy a extraordinary lineup of 150+ wines picked by the Wine Library! Enjoy full-flavored reds, fresh whites, abundant specialty wines — awesome wines for Spring and Summer!

Join us from 7-10pm, mingle and meet up with other wine lovers while enjoying live jazz. Our 7th Annual Spring Wine Festival will be another amazing night of wine and good cheer to remember. Matt Marshak performs at the Spring Wine Festival.

Friday, May 09, 2014 – 7:00 pm

Hilton Short Hills, 41 John F Kennedy Pkwy, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078 (Newark)

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After a highly successful, critically acclaimed 11th edition, Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival® is already set to return for 2014! The dates have been confirmed by Chillout Productions, the festival will run from Thursday, February 13 to Friday, February 21 in 2014. The same format will be followed, having two weekends of Main Gigs and Jazz Garden® in between, but with more new additions that will exceed everyone’s expectations as seen every year.

According to the founders and organizers of the festival, it’s too early to specify who might be featured on the twelfth edition; however, it will be undeniably a great line-up once again.

“Since the Dubai International Jazz Festival® began back in 2003, its popularity has grown immensely and this year was no different. More than 55,000 fans from across the region flocked to Dubai Festival City for the annual nine-day event, which welcomed great acts by world-class performers like the Legendary British Rock Band Deep Purple, American Pop Rock Bands 3 Doors Down, OneRepublic, and Irish Alternative Rock Band The Script. With the new theme of ‘Rocking the City’, the festival has yet again proven itself to be much more than just a Jazz event,” said Anthony Younes, CEO, Chillout Productions.

With an increase of 20% from the 2012 Edition, this year’s event was indeed more than an average music festival. Fans of the OSN Jazz Garden® witnessed a number of unexpected acts from award-winning musicians who never failed to entertain the crowd that by the end of every night managed to sweep the festival goers off their feet. On the last day of the OSN Jazz Garden®, the attendance reached over 5,000. This was because the festival did not limit its content to the commonly known concerts; it was continuously expanding by adding creative activities to its bills, thus the unwavering success.

“The challenge of raising the bar for the next edition will always be there. People will constantly expect a bigger and better edition. Every year, we need to come up with fresh and unique ideas to offer our ever-growing crowd. Truth to be told, it’s not a matter of necessity for us, it’s a matter of choice. Just like the festival being a system for bringing Jazz to large audiences that wouldn’t normally hear it. It’s not easy, but we did it. And for 2014, we most definitely will,” commented Younes.

Following its successful years, the most popular multi-day festival and most rewarded music event in the gulf region received an award last March 20 for Highly Commended – Best Festival at the Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards 2013.

Jazz Garden — The Legends Edition line-up

February 13

8–9.15pm: Tony Lakatos

9.30-11pm: Al Foster

February 14

8-9.15pm: Kirk Lightsey

9.30-11pm: Larry Carlton

February 19

8–9.15pm: Steve Grossman

9.30-11pm: Sean Jones

February 20, 2014

8–9.15pm: Nestor Torres

9.30-11pm: Billy Childs

Jazz Garden — The Weekday Edition line-up

February 15

8.30-9.30pm: Four 80 East

10-11pm: Alex Schultz and Raphael Wressnig’s Soul Gift Band featuring Sax Gordon

February 16
8.30-9.30pm: Jonathan Fritzen

10-11pm: Tad Robinson and band

February 17

8.30-9.30pm: Paul Shilts Weimar

10-11pm: Deitra Farr and band

February 18

8.30-9.30pm: Matt Marshak and Le Bron

10-11pm: “Sugaray” Rayford and band