March 15, 2007

Stepping Out: Performed

AM at the Vail Film Festival Music Room at The Red Lion showcasing songs from his upcoming album Soul Variations.

AVATARA on Earth Day on Sun Stage in Balboa Park in San Diego to raise Earth Love Awareness.

DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT at Symphony Space in New York City. The performance was an evening of theatrical storytelling and songs with Henson-Conant on the electric harp.

NATHAN DAUGHTREY'S Adaptation by the University of Oklahoma Percussion Ensemble on March 15 in the Paul F. Sharp. His piece "Limerick Daydreams" was performed by the Virginia Commonwealth University Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

ANTONIO JACOBS with his band Jazzique at the Arts Factory in Bayonne, New Jersey on May 12.

BOB LEVY'S "'A Musical Celebration' Introducing The Songs of Bob Levy" at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC. At the event, Dane Vannatter, Sue Matsuki, Ronny Whyte, and many other artists performed 18 original jazz standards.

PAYTON MACDONALD'S own Percussion Concerto at Carnegie Hall with Alarm Will Sound. MacDonald's CD, Payton MacDonald: Works for Tabla with music for tabla and percussion ensemble, was released on the Atma label.

POWERS MCELHONE with Varick Bacon at the May 12, 5th Annual Songwriters' Series at the NY Sheet Music Society. McElhone and Bacon were invited to present three new songs each at the event.

PISTOL PEEZY at the Crystal Lounge in Union Spring, Alabama on March 31.

BENJAMIN DELWIN PRESSLEY, aka Benji Martin, at The Flatiron on Open Mic Night on June 12.

WILLIAM PRICE'S Sans Titre V for amplified cello in the New Music Circle Concert Series by cellist Craig Hultgren.

SUZANNE RAMSEY kicked off her tour of France in June. This will be the fourth time the "Kitten on the Keys" has visited France in two years.

J.A.C. REDFORD'S "Napili Bay" at the opening concert of the Chorus America convention in Los Angeles by Peter Rutenberg and the Los Angeles Chamber Singers.

MICKEY J. RICHARD at Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti, Michigan in June. He performed music from his new CD Sliver or Slice.

OCTANE RHYDAZ on March 14th at the Hollywood Casino. This act opened for K-Ci & Jo-Jo.

HECTOR OMAR SANCHEZ'S "Carnival Waltz" by the Unionville High School Wind Ensemble in May.

ALAN SHULMAN'S Theme and Variations for Viola, Strings and Harp by Tatjana Mead Chamis with the Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra at Bellefield Hall.

ALLISON TARTALIA'S musical 1918: A House Divided at New York's Theater for the New City in April. The show had a three-week run.

WAYNE TESTER'S song "The Change" by Phil Stacey on American Idol.