Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jorge Sylvester ACE Collective @ The BAHAI" Center !..Mark your calendar>>Tuesday January 25!!

"After a great review and performance at the Brucknerhaus in Linz, Austria the Collective is in great shape to be presenting the new music compositions to the New York audience"

The music is fresh and right of the tracks!

Tuesday, January 25 at 8:00 and 9:30PM
John Birks Gillespie Auditorium
~ New York Bahai" Center ~
53 East 11 Street ( Between University Pl. & B'way )
New York, NY

General admission is $15
This music is very unique and you need to experience the Spirit and Sound of it Live before the CD is available!

>»>>We will be playing music from the upcoming CD»»>>>>                                                                  

               "SPIRIT DRIVEN"

Jorge Sylvester ~ Alto Sax and Compositions *
Nora McCarthy ~ Voice and Compositions *
Waldron "Mahdi" Ricks ~ Trumpet *
Pablo Vergara ~ Piano *
Donald Nicks ~ Electric Bass Guitar *
Kenny Grohowski ~ Drums*

The Collective will be playing music from the upcoming CD "Spirit Driven".

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The ACE [A fro-Caribbean Experimental] Collective is a group of improvising
musicians created and led by saxophonist/composer/arranger Jorge Sylvester.

An extension of the ACE Trio (alto saxophone, electric bass and drums), the ACE Collective includes three additional independent rhythmic and melodic elements; the voice, trumpet and piano expanding its harmonic colors, its scope of sound and its textural capacity.

The music is original and draws from the Afro - Caribbean Diaspora, jazz and the free music art forms.

This new edition of the collective is a very unique one, because every musician brings his "own"sound to the table, and therefore transforming the musical process in to a "new sound". Nora's raw voice, her spirited poetry, lyrics, composition and delivery of the word is one of a kind, and transform my compositions lines in to an angelic sound. Waldron's sound and harmonic conception on the trumpet represents the color shifting in my arrangements. Pablo Vergara impressionistic voicing on the piano create the "Magic" behind the sound. 

Donald Nicks on the bass represents the soul of the compositions, and Kenny Grohowski orchestration of the written drum parts makes the magic swing in any type of meter, be it 5/4 or 9/4.

Looking Forward !!

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