Friday, July 25, 2014

15 DAYS LEFT: The Spanish Harlem Orchestra Project

15 days left to join Spanish Harlem Orchestra's ArtistShare project as a premium participant! With featured guests Joe Lovano and Chick Corea, the GRAMMY Award winning 13-piece ensemble continues to explore traditions of Jazz, Salsa, and the many other styles of Latin America.

With musical direction from renowned pianist Oscar Hernandez, the band continues their legacy of traditional latin music. They strive to create beautiful music that is steeped in history and tradition while sharing the integrity of the SHO members who help to create it. They are currently in the final stages of their final project that is to be released on September 15, 2014.

If you thought you had missed out on a chance to connect with the band, there is still time! SHO would like to invite you to be a part of their project. Participation is still open for ArtistShare Bronze through ArtistShare Executive Producer. Receive credit listing on the finished album, access to personalized videos, a year of VIP access to all performances, and original scores from the recording session. You can even go as far as sponsoring a SHO concert at a local school.

Click here to jump into the world of Spanish Harlem Orchestra.


Written by Philip Engsberg.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Just Launched: Spanish Harlem Orchestra ArtistShare Project!

Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! We're thrilled to announce the launch of Spanish Harlem Orchestra's debut ArtistShare project, "Spanish Harlem Orchestra," which also just so happens to feature legendary jazz musicians Chick Corea and Joe Lovano as guest artists. Spanish Harlem Orchestra (SHO) is a two-time GRAMMY Award-winning salsa and latin jazz band based in New York City.

SHO's music is heavily rooted in history and tradition, and this project hones in on these aspects deeply. For SHO fans/participants, this is an amazing way to learn about the legacy and culture of authentic latin jazz music - an experience like no other. Want to meet members of the orchestra? Sponsor a SHO concert at a school to carry on the history and tradition of latin jazz music? Go to all their concerts as a VIP guest for a whole year? Well now you can. Join their project today!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Robin Eubanks: "Klassik Rock Vol. 1" Now Available!


Robin Eubanks' latest fan-funded ArtistShare album "Klassik Rock: Vol. 1" is now available! Robin's debut project is full of original compositions as well as classic rock and funk tunes by Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, and Sly Stone! Robin would especially like to thank his ArtistShare Bronze Participants Jeffrey Thomas and Don Jones for helping bring this project to life. 

You can order "Klassik Rock: Vol. 1" here.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Recap: Gil Evans Project @ Jazz Standard NYC

The Gil Evans Project at Jazz Standard a couple weeks ago was quite a magnificent experience. Directed by Ryan Truesdell, the GRAMMY Award-Winning Gil Evans Project consists of incredible top notch jazz musicians, creating an extraordinarily powerful group as a whole. Each night was filled with nothing but true, pure Gil Evans love. Previously unrecorded, unheard Gil Evans music. The entire week was recorded live and will be released on ArtistShare.

Here's the exciting part: you can help this project come to life by becoming a participant! In other words, you can stay up to date on the project, access behind-the-scenes content, and so much more -- all while supporting this project and guaranteeing it's success! More information here.

Legendary vocalist Helen Merrill and jazz saxophonist Lee Konitz attended the show. 
Lee Konitz & Ryan Truesdell

Photos courtesy of Tak Tokiwa.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Gil Evans Project: LIVE in NYC at The Jazz Standard This Week!

This week some very exciting things are happening! The GRAMMY Award-Winning Gil Evans Project, led by Ryan Truesdell, will be back for their annual week long engagement at the Jazz Standard from May 13 - 18. (May 13th also happens to be Gil's Birthday!) They will be performing previously unheard/unrecorded Gil Evans music LIVE every night for their sophomore album.

It gets even better - The Gil Evans Project: LIVE in NYC is also a current project on the Blue Note/ArtistShare label! This means that fans can participate in this project here to access exclusive behind-the-scenes privileges that range anywhere from receiving autographed CDs to having your name on the album, designing the artwork, and having dinner with Ryan Truesdell himself.

This event has been featured in the NY Times and listed in the Village Voice as one of the "10 Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month"! This will be an unforgettable event with sensational music.  We hope to see you there!

The Gil Evans Project, Conducted by Ryan Truesdell
Sets at 7:30 & 9:30pm, Additional 11:30 sets on Friday & Saturday.
May 13 - 15 // Music for Claude Thornhill
May 16 - 18 // "New Bottle Old Wine" & "Individualism of Gil Evans"
Jazz Standard: 116 E 27 St. New York, NY 10016
Music Charge: $30, NO Food/Drink Minimum

Friday, May 2, 2014

Jim Hall's Memorial at Blue Note

Thank you to everyone who attended Jim Hall's Memorial Tribute at the Blue Note. It was a beautiful celebration of Jim's life and music, which will forever touch and inspire the lives of countless others. 

Photographer Tak Tokiwa captured quite a few magical moments. 
We picked out a few of our favorites for you: 

"Playing For Jim Hall" - Blue Note NYC 
Bill Charlap, Satoshi Inoue, Joey Baron, Scott Colley
Bill Frisell & Chris Potter 
Brian Camelio, Bill Frisell, Chris Potter, Joey Baron, Scott Colley, & Julian Lage

Friday, April 25, 2014

ArtistShare Feature in Jazz Life Japan

We're so excited to share that ArtistShare is featured in Jazz Life Japan's May Issue! ArtistShare Founder/CEO Brian Camelio is interviewed along with a brief overview of ArtistShare artists and select discography. We'd love for all of our fans in Japan to check it out!