Revive Music Presents: Mark de Clive-Lowe , DJ Questlove (The Roots) + Casey Benjamin (Robert Glasper Experiment) & Special Guests For Monthly Series, CHURCH. Residency Celebrates its One Year Anniversary at DROM on December 7th.
Today marks the six-year anniversary of Revive Music Group (formerly Revive Da Live). Looking back on the past six years reveals a story of growth (both company-wide and community-wide) and success, but more than any of that, an unwavering devotion to the amazing and talented musicians that make our community vibrant and inspired the very creation of Revive. What began as a local effort to support Boston musicians has evolved into a worldwide experience.
Tonight, ATCQ big band tribute at Aaron Davis Hall and tomorrow night, the first ever J Dilla Foundation performs in tribute to ATCQ at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse with special guests.
Revive Da Live will again be hosting an entire night of music at Sullivan Hall this year as part of Winter Jazz Festival. The line-up for the night is set to include an intriguing melting pot of styles, generations, instrumentations, and explorations. From 7:45pm to 4:00am on Saturday 1/7/11, you can catch Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad, Fabian Almazan & Strings, the Justin Brown Group, the Wallace Roney Band, Ben Williams & The Sound Effect, Jesse Fischer’s Soul Cycle ft. Casey Benjamin, and Marc Cary’s Cosmic Indigenous with special guest Igmar Thomas.
Mark de Clive-Lowe continues to build on the success of his new CHURCH monthly series in New York at DROM. CHURCH is a whirlwind mix of live jazz, sampling and a DJ set. Fast becoming the discerning music-lovers’ and musicians’ event of choice, don’t be surprised if you spot the likes of Master at Work Louie Vega or soul legend Leon Ware in the audience; Chris “Daddy” Dave, MC John Robinson or Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on the stage and the likes of Ge-ology on the decks.
Tonight we are helping host Thundercat, who will be playing songs from his recent Brainfeeder released record entitled The Golden Age of the Apocalypse at Le Poisson Rouge around 10:30pm. You do not want to miss this!
On Tuesday, Nov. 8th 2011, Revive da Live will be presenting The New York Debut of THUNDERCAT performing songs off his latest release, The Golden Age of Apocalypse at Le Poisson Rouge. This is a show that is NOT to be missed. Tickets on sale now! and see you at the show ~
Wallace Roney: Legend of jazz, trumpet master, bandleader extraordinaire. And now, host of a three-week series presented by Revive Da Live. We are excited to announce Wallace Roney’s residency at Dominion NY this for our Autumn Suite fall series. The residency will feature Roney’s band every Wednesday night with an opening act of emerging artists, as well as an exciting—and top-secret—roster of legendary guests in a historic exchange of live music. Opening bands will consist of Gerald Clayton Duo, Orrin Evans Quartet and EJ Strickland Quintet.
The College Music Journal (CMJ) has long been the prevailing voice for up-and-coming and break out artists. A 5-day music marathon is the staple meat and potato platter for music enthusiasts throughout New York City, who get a potpourri of music acts, ranging from every feasible genre preference from every corner of the world. Out of the hundreds of performances throughout the week, here are some of our top picks.
Revive Da Live is excited to announce the September line-up of the Autumn Suite, a series of live shows taking place in the fall of 2011 in New York City aimed at introducing audiences to brand new jazz-centric live events, while allowing musicians the freedom, platform, and time to bring forth projects and music that they rarely get to showcase. Furthermore, the Autumn Suite will feature numerous debut performances of projects the musicians have been working on.
Revive Da Live and Harlem Stage teamed up to produce the free event at Annunciation Park in Harlem this past Saturday, featuring The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble and special guests. Miguel’s virtuosic work as a composer, bandleader and multi-instrumentalist has made him one of the most celebrated young musicians of his time.
For the 30th Anniversary of the Blue Note, the prestigious jazz venue located in the West Village of Mantattan, there will be 30 consecutive days of celebration throughout the month of June featuring top notch jazz performers at various New York locations. Artists range from Dave Brubeck, to McCoy Tyner playing with Savion Glover, Chaka Khan, Youssou N’Dour, Roberta Flack and many more. We urge you especially to check out events produced in association with Revive da Live. Check out the full Blue Note Jazz Festival schedule for more details.
It’s hard to imagine a more organically orchestrated and magical tribute to the late Guru than the one that we had on Thursday, April 21st. With the 400 or so attendees, there were many more of you out there who missed the night for whatever reason, and will never experience first-hand what we witnessed that night at Le Poisson Rouge.
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The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival has posted up the lineup for this year’s Harlem-centric string of phenomenal events, celebrating the historical, the legendary, and current jazz happenings going on uptown.
Revive Music Group celebrates their 5th Anniversary with a mind-bending, monumental Revive Da Live Big Band Tribute to G.U.R.U. and the Jazzmatazz Legacyunder the direction of pianist Marc Cary and trumpeter Igmar Thomas, featuring some of G.U.R.U.’s legendary collaborators as special guests.
October 26th launches Okayplayers new jazz inspired blog, The Revivalist in conjunction with the release of “Freedom Suite. November 11th we celebrate it all.