Marc Silverman

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Premiere Recording from the Joel Forrester Trio

What You Mean To Me

WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME   What You Mean To Me is the first recording to feature Joel Forrester with his Trio. This ensemble format brings out new facets to his compositions, and the years they’ve spent together are evident in the performances. We’ll let Joel explain (from his notes on the record): The steady gig!! …

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New Quintet Release from Joel Forrester

  Furtive Sex features Joel’s quintet, The Truth, and several of his tunes never recorded before. As Joel says in his liner notes for the record: Two hundred tunes ago, I showed up at a pre-gig session with a medium swinger called “Claire’s Idea”. A month after, my long-time bari player told me: “You know, …

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Claire Daly Comes to Ride Symbol Records

Claire Daly has long been a mainstay of the New York jazz scene and her baritone saxophone has notably graced the groups of Joel Forrester.  Her 2001 recording, Movin’ On is now available on Ride Symbol.  Claire leads a quartet that includes pianist Eli Yamin, bassist Dave Hofstra, drummer Peter Grant and, on two selections, …

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Record Review of “Down The Road” in The New York City Jazz Record

Ride Symbol Records is pleased to inform you about the latest news for Joel Forrester and his music.  His latest release, “Down The Road”, with his band Second Nature, has been reviewed in The New York City Jazz Record.  (Pg. 15) “Down The Road”, done by the full quintet with piano-electric bass-drums joined by electric …

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Cleveland tenor saxophone legend Ernie Krivda comes to Ride Symbol

Cleveland tenor saxophone legend Ernie Krivda comes to Ride Symbol with great recordings from a three year period (1995-1998) in his varied career.  Available now are two titles: The Band That Swings, a document of his celebrated Fat Tuesday Big Band; and Golden Moments, which finds Ernie in personal and passionate duets with pianist Dan …

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Ride Symbol Records Launch and New Release Party

The Ride Symbol record label was officially and stylishly re-launched on Friday, June 24, 2011 at a party at the Gershwin Hotel in New York!  At 7:00 guests were treated to the recorded sounds of the label’s new release, Down the Road, by pianist/composer Joel Forrester and a group specially assembled in France, Second Nature. …

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Record Release Party and Label Launch!

Ride Symbol Records celebrates its re-entry into the recording arena with a party and performance at New York’s Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th Street (between 5th and Madison Aves.). On Friday, June 24, 2011, at 7:00 PM the label will host an evening in which the new Ride Symbol Records release Down the Road, by …

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Coming Soon – New Release from Joel Forrester

Joel Forrester has a new recording coming out, his first new release in more than five years. Recorded in Paris, France, with Joel’s band Second Nature, it’s called “Down The Road”. Available worldwide on May 1st.

Joel Forrester’s Music Is Available Again!

At long last, all of Joel Forrester’s recordings are once again available.  Both his solo piano album “Stop The Music” and his four dates with his People Like Us quartet are available worldwide on iTunes, as well as in the US on Amazon, and eMusic.  You can also find his music through the media download …

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