THE INSIDE STORY: Michael Arnowitt and SWEET SPONTANEOUS

Praised for his creativity, passion, and imagination in performance and composition, Michael Arnowitt is a classical and jazz pianist of international renown. His piano compositions have been described as a "tour de force of brilliant pianism." In addition to compositions, Michael has performed both classical and jazz pieces around the world, including each of Beethoven's... Continue Reading →

International Jazz Day 2018

When you listen to jazz, you're participating in a cross-cultural dialogue that extends across the globe and through decades of interaction, conflict, and connection. Don’t listen to jazz? Good news. International Jazz Day is April 30th — the perfect time to start. On April 30th, communities around the world will gather to celebrate the monumental... Continue Reading →

Henry Wolking and The Inside Story: POWELL CANYONS

Longtime PARMA friend and artist Henry Wolking, a renowned Nevada-based Floridian composer, author, and teacher,  is back again with a full-album of jazz works release POWELL CANYONS on Big Round Records. Today, Wolkings is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Rodrigo Cotelo

Rodrigo Cotelo, composer, musician and Music Director of the debut music collective group #Bloomerangs, is today's next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read on to discover what fever Cotelo is nursing. Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? I was raised listening... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: IN SEA

Henry Wolking's debut album IN SEA, released on Big Round Records in March of last year, has earned him a spot as a presenter at this year's International Jazz Conference. IN SEA mixes complexity with simplicity in his jazz harmonies and colorful orchestrations that make for an exciting and memorable listening experience. Utah Review calls Wolking... Continue Reading →

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