Friday, July 17, 2009
Jeremy Cohen's Quartet San Francisco performing Scott's "Boy Scout in Switzerland" for string quartet. A studio version appeared on QSF's CD Whirled Chamber Music, along with six other RS tunes.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Stu Brown's virtuosic Raymond Scott repertory sextet will be performing at the: on August 8 as part of the festival's Scottish (no pun intended, but appreciated nonetheless) Jazz Expo. Don't forget the band has a great new CD which is fully endorsed by the Raymond Scott mavenhood.
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
An upcoming concert in London, presented by BBC Radio’s Russell Davies, will include five Raymond Scott pieces: "The Penguin," "Powerhouse," "Minuet In Jazz," "War Dance For Wooden Indians," and "In An 18th Century Drawing Room."
Also to be presented is the elegant virtuosity of the John Kirby Sextet, the piquant jazz harpsichord of Artie Shaw’s Gramercy Five, Duke Ellington's distinctive orchestrations for small bands, and the contrasting styles of jazz violin greats, Stephane Grappelli and Joe Venuti.
WHERE: Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London