THE INSIDE STORY: Duo Beija-Flor and COSTAS

With their unique brand of ethno-classical music, Duo Beija-Flor presents a varied repertoire of works inspired by traditional and folkloric music from around the world. Guitarist Charles Hobson and flutist Marie-Noëlle Choquette began to perform together while in the midst of their graduate studies at Concordia University in Montreal. In 2010, they officially formed Duo... Continue Reading →

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 →

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