My Performances on YouTube
Who Hasn't? - Steve McCarvel
"Who Hasn't?" by Steve McCarvel Recorded remotely during March and April 2021 featuring: Soprano, Alto, Tenor Saxes - Steve McCarvel Baritone Sax - Paul Brewer Trumpets - Dave Coolidge Trombones - Matthew Vezey Guitar - Luis Martinez Piano - Shea Marshall Bass - Sean Brogan Drums - Andrew Hake Mixed by Steve McCarvel
Maria Schneider and the NEC Jazz Orchestra | Grow Your Art Residency Concert
In this digital concert, Maria Schneider conducts the NEC Jazz Orchestra in a program of her compositions including The Pretty Road, Data Lords, Walking By Flashlight, Gumba Blue, Sputnik and Choro Dançado. The concert was recorded on March 4, 2021 as the final event of the Grow Your Art residency. For more program details: https://necmusic.edu/events/grow-your-art-maria-schneider-residency-concert Maria Schneider’s music has been hailed by critics as “evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous, imaginative, revelatory, riveting, daring, and beyond categorization.” Blurring the lines between genres, her varied commissioners stretch from Jazz at Lincoln Center, to The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, to the American Dance Festival, and include collaboration with David Bowie. She is among a small few to receive Grammys in multiple genres, having received the award in jazz and classical, as well as for her work with David Bowie. Presented by NEC Jazz & Entrepreneurial Musicianship, the 2021 Grow Your Art residency featured Maria Schneider performing with the students of NEC's jazz department, as well as masterclasses, workshops, and panel discussions on music business and entrepreneurship, applicable to artists working in any genre. To view all of the public Grow Your Art residency events with Maria Schneider, visit: https://necmusic.edu/growyourart-public-events
Finale from Stravinsky's Firebird for Brass Choir
Phoenix Brass Collective presents the majestic Finale from Stravinsky's Firebird. Again the members of PBC perform in separation, still practicing social distancing. This time, however, we tried something a little more refreshing. Used in many slavic literary works, the Firebird is typically portrayed as the highly coveted mark of a difficult journey or quest. Commonly described as having striking eyes and luminous plumage of red and gold, it is a bird that is known for its beauty as well as it’s danger. The bird known as the Phoenix in Greek folklore shares the same physical characteristics with the Firebird but it symbolizes something different: new life arising from the ashes of its predecessor.
Yoshi's Island: "Athletic Theme" trad jazz style
This project has been a fun ride. I have learned a lot about video editing and recording and mixing! Hopefully this is the start of many more projects like this. I hope you enjoy my arrangement of the Yoshi's Island "Athletic Theme" Again, huge thanks to everyone involved! Tony Perez - Violin Wesley Hunter - Viola https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUPeiKOUpXIY_wWx5t3bqCA Sarah Koltweit - Clarinet Austin Gilbert - Clarinet https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0AZgXUw75PV_6ec5kW2bWQ Kenny Smith-Edmonson - Trumpet Matt Vezey - Trombone https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyVHcojgTgDGZo0mm2o4ELA Steven Cheatham - Tuba Alejandro Estrella - Banjo https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCII_u4BWR6lBW7Ei38vpZgQ Ian Grzyb - Marimba https://www.youtube.com/user/IanGPercussion Derek Engler - Drums https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb4QkWAdyaQyTN51k080a9A Arrangement, mixing, and editing done by me. Music: "Athletic Theme" - Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island by Koji Kondo Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jairjazz/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jazz_Is_Ded Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jairgallardomusic/ SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/jairgallardomusic
Phoenix Brass Collective plays Grand Canyon Fanfare
Be sure to crank the volume on your stereo! Members of the Phoenix Brass Collective recorded this from their homes recently while in self-isolation. As fun as this project was, we look forward to getting back together to perform for our great audience live! Visit www.phxbrass.com for more information about Phoenix Brass Collective.