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Monday, October 12, 2009

The Forefront returns to Canvas 5

Published by Rich Van Voorst at 6:58 AM

The Forefront will be returning to perform at the Canvas 5 Art Show at The Element Church in Tampa on Friday October 16th.


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The event begins at 8:00pm and will feature various artists from Florida. The Forefront will be performing from 10:30pm to midnight. The group has been working on a
recording to be released in late 2009 and will be feature some of the music from this recording as well as various new original pieces as well as some new arrangements of songs by artists such as Britney Spears, Sufjan Stevens, Passion Pit, and Deftones.


Canvas is in their sthird year and exists as a annual art premier. This is an excerpt of their purpose statement: "Canvas exists simply to promote a community of inspiration. Our idea, our dream, was born to provide a springboard for up and coming artists, in such a way that would benefit both their craft and career."


Click here for directions!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Jazz Under the Stars

Published by Rich Van Voorst at 8:16 AM


Bring your beach blankets and lawn chairs on Sunday, October 18th, at 6:30pm, and enjoy the third annual "Jazz Under the Stars" at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church. The church is located at 3315 Bryan Road, at the corner of Bryan and Bloomingdale. The jazz band, "Jazz Legacy," will be playing a variety of old American standards and new arrangements that the entire family will like. This outdoor concert is about relaxing and enjoying great music that you wouldn't typically hear. Find your favorite spot on the lawn and enjoy a picnic snack while you listen to the sounds of jazz.

Concertgoers will enjoy a sparkling ambiance from the many lights that volunteers from St. Andrew's United Methodist Church work hard to place around the area. "The lights just set the mood for a perfect evening," says Michele Pruyn, director of Music and Worship Arts at St. Andrew's.

Jazz Legacy Big Band and Friends is a full 16-piece band playing with select vocalists coming together to share their expertise and love of jazz. All the musicians are professionals who have been playing for many years. They perform at this event in order to give back to the community, and to share a style of music that brings enjoyment to young and old. It is unusual to have a band with this much talent at a local event. The band is excited to be debut their first album which will be available for sale at the concert.

David Pruyn, the band's conductor and trumpet player, explains: "You typically would have to go to New York to hear a band playing at this performance level. A local concert like this one is a true rarity, and it doesn't cost anything."



Concerts by "Jazz Legacy Big Band and Friends" at St. Andrew's have become a community favorite with them performing most recently Swing the Wondrous Story.


For more information, please contact Michele Pruyn at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 689-6849 ext 224 or visit www.standrewsbrandon.org. The concert is free with the option to donate to a love offering. Rain location is in the sanctuary. Jazz Under the Stars is part of St. Andrew's 40-year music tradition and their commitment to Loving Christ, Serving Others, Making a Difference!

Address : St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 3315 Bryan Road
Phone : 813-689-6849 (Always call and confirm events.)
Fax : 813-662-0013
Email Address : michele.pruyn@standrewsbrandon.com
Web Address : www.standrewsbrandon.org
Admission Fee : Free (love offering will be taken)

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Denise Moore and The Some at at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Published by Rich Van Voorst at 8:07 AM



Enjoy the Denise Moore Trio this Wednesday @ Bungalow Bistro in Tampa 7:30-9:30pm
last week we enjoy performing on the Verandah...beautiful hope to see you!
www.bungalowbistrotampa.com

Denise Moore And Then Some at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater
featuring
Billy Marcus - Piano
Alejandro Arenas - Bass
Dwayne White - trumpet
Ken Loomer - Drums

Cabaret style seating in this lovely Theater tickets $17
Show Time 7:30pm Friday October 9th
denise@denisemoorejazz.com

The Forefront returns to Canvas 5

The Forefront will be returning to perform at the Canvas 5 Art Show at The Element Church in Tampa on Friday October 16th.


canvas-5-blog




The event begins at 8:00pm and will feature various artists from Florida. The Forefront will be performing from 10:30pm to midnight. The group has been working on a
recording to be released in late 2009 and will be feature some of the music from this recording as well as various new original pieces as well as some new arrangements of songs by artists such as Britney Spears, Sufjan Stevens, Passion Pit, and Deftones.


Canvas is in their sthird year and exists as a annual art premier. This is an excerpt of their purpose statement: "Canvas exists simply to promote a community of inspiration. Our idea, our dream, was born to provide a springboard for up and coming artists, in such a way that would benefit both their craft and career."


Click here for directions!

Jazz Under the Stars


Bring your beach blankets and lawn chairs on Sunday, October 18th, at 6:30pm, and enjoy the third annual "Jazz Under the Stars" at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church. The church is located at 3315 Bryan Road, at the corner of Bryan and Bloomingdale. The jazz band, "Jazz Legacy," will be playing a variety of old American standards and new arrangements that the entire family will like. This outdoor concert is about relaxing and enjoying great music that you wouldn't typically hear. Find your favorite spot on the lawn and enjoy a picnic snack while you listen to the sounds of jazz.

Concertgoers will enjoy a sparkling ambiance from the many lights that volunteers from St. Andrew's United Methodist Church work hard to place around the area. "The lights just set the mood for a perfect evening," says Michele Pruyn, director of Music and Worship Arts at St. Andrew's.

Jazz Legacy Big Band and Friends is a full 16-piece band playing with select vocalists coming together to share their expertise and love of jazz. All the musicians are professionals who have been playing for many years. They perform at this event in order to give back to the community, and to share a style of music that brings enjoyment to young and old. It is unusual to have a band with this much talent at a local event. The band is excited to be debut their first album which will be available for sale at the concert.

David Pruyn, the band's conductor and trumpet player, explains: "You typically would have to go to New York to hear a band playing at this performance level. A local concert like this one is a true rarity, and it doesn't cost anything."



Concerts by "Jazz Legacy Big Band and Friends" at St. Andrew's have become a community favorite with them performing most recently Swing the Wondrous Story.


For more information, please contact Michele Pruyn at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 689-6849 ext 224 or visit www.standrewsbrandon.org. The concert is free with the option to donate to a love offering. Rain location is in the sanctuary. Jazz Under the Stars is part of St. Andrew's 40-year music tradition and their commitment to Loving Christ, Serving Others, Making a Difference!

Address : St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 3315 Bryan Road
Phone : 813-689-6849 (Always call and confirm events.)
Fax : 813-662-0013
Email Address : michele.pruyn@standrewsbrandon.com
Web Address : www.standrewsbrandon.org
Admission Fee : Free (love offering will be taken)

Denise Moore and The Some at at Ruth Eckerd Hall



Enjoy the Denise Moore Trio this Wednesday @ Bungalow Bistro in Tampa 7:30-9:30pm
last week we enjoy performing on the Verandah...beautiful hope to see you!
www.bungalowbistrotampa.com

Denise Moore And Then Some at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater
featuring
Billy Marcus - Piano
Alejandro Arenas - Bass
Dwayne White - trumpet
Ken Loomer - Drums

Cabaret style seating in this lovely Theater tickets $17
Show Time 7:30pm Friday October 9th
denise@denisemoorejazz.com