Welcome to PVR Jazz. A source for information on Jazz and other music and art activities.
If you are attending the Jazz Educational Network (JEN) Conference in Louisville and are here using business card information from Jake Epstein, Thank You for visiting our site.
Many of you have expressed interest in the Jazz in July Program at UMass in Amherst. Since information at http://jazzinjuly.com has not been updated for 2012, here are links to videos created by Bret Primack, "The Jazz Video Guy" at the 2011 session.
Jazz in July Video
Sheila Jordan and Vocal Program
For other videos please try searching Youtube for "Jazz in July at UMass Jazz Video Guy".
Additional resources for Jake Epstein and links to some Jazz in July Information
You Tube Channel
Jazz in July Group on Facebbok
October 9, 2011 - by Jake Epstein
"The Sweet Science Suite" CD recorded by Fred Ho and the Green Monster Big Band will be released in late October, 2011.
Jake Epstein's arrangement of Duke Ellington's "In a Sentimental Mood" as adapted by Fred Ho and titled to "In a Pan-African Mood" can be heard at:
"In a Pan-African Mood"
July 2, 2011- by Jake Epstein
EASTON Connecticut Jazz Festival. August 28, 2011
PVR-Jazz Quartet will open the 2nd annual Easton Jazz Festival performing at 11:45am-12:30pm. This is being coordinated by the Town of Easton CT with the Fairfield Jazz Guild.
RE CD Reviews
Our CD has received favorable reviews. Please visit the following link for more information:
All About Jazz
The "Reunion" CD and MP3 digital download is now available through "CD Baby".
Tom Reney, host of Jazz à la Mode which airs weeknights on WFCR 88.5FM played "Little Suede Shoes" from the "Re" CD on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The show featured music of Grant Green and the set that included the PVR_Jazz Quartet featured Latin influences.
Grary Grippo, Dr. G, will be aired selections from PRV's Reunion CD on his Jazz radio show on WNHU, 88.7 from the University of New Haven. The airing was at 7:30am on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
WNHU can be heard via Internet Stream at http://wnhu-radio.newhaven.edu/wnhuhigh
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