Artists

Claire Daly
Joel Forrester
Ernie Krivda
Kirk Nurock
Kendra Shank
Norma Winstone

The Band That Swings

Ernie Krivda

“Ernie Krivda is one of the best jazz tenor sax men in the world…” – Harvey Pekar Ernie Krivda begins his 6th decade on the music scene “on the move” following 10 years of intense activity, achievement and recognition.  In 2009 Ernie Krivda received the Cleveland Arts Prize award for lifetime achievement in music. That …

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Stop The Music

Joel Forrester

Joel Forrester is the composer of more than 1200 tunes, a versatile and accomplished jazz pianist, leader of his own quartet and prolific recording artist. He has performed in an extraordinary diversity of settings – from large ensembles to a duet setting with a tap dancer! His playing draws from stride, boogie-woogie, bebop, trance and …

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Kendra Shank

KENDRA SHANK Kendra Shank‘s 6 critically acclaimed CDs have garnered numerous “Best of the Year” citations and Down Beat poll recognition, with accolades for her “delectable voice” (Time magazine) and “breathtakingly original concept” (Boston Globe). Since her 1992 debut at the Village Vanguard, presented by Shirley Horn, Shank has become a mainstay on New York’s jazz scene, …

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Remembering Tree Friends

Kirk Nurock

“joyously iconoclastic”  – Keyboard Magazine New York composer-pianist Kirk Nurock is refreshingly hard to pin down.  He orchestrated for Dizzy Gillespie, Leonard Bernstein and Meredith Monk, composed a work for 20 voices and 3 canines which he conducted at Carnegie Hall, and won a scholarship at age 16 awarded by Duke Ellington.  The New York …

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