Season for Jackson
has picked up the show for another season in the fall and an international
version of the show is on the horizon. The
show has been a huge hit for WE claiming the highest ratings of ANY
of its shows to date. They even ordered one more show for this season.
(I'm sure it all had a great deal to do with the music!)
Walker on WE
Edward Cross Country
Friday March 17th, 2006 at 10 pm
Original Music Composition
composed all the music for the series, title theme, credits,
background, every note! The show is
captivating and enlightening
and Jackson's music brings a great deal of emotion. He poured his heart
and soul into this one.
for some really great new artists to start popping up right here on
Kemistre. Designers, actors, writers, and musicians and more.. I've been
scouting and the time has come to make some introductions. 1st up is
Jackson Walker. Check back for more soon.
always feel free to drop me a line,
it would seem that I my lovely contact page had a few bad days and emails
have not been getting through. If you sent and didn't hear back... send
again. I promise I do respond.
news kiddies, Matt is opening for Spyro Gyra
you read it right. Spyro Gyra. The long Island based group is having a
show on June 26th at the Brookhaven
Amphitheater and the promoter decided to add some up and coming local
talent to the bill. Stay tuned, there's more to come.
Also its official, Matt's CD is available for sale on CD
Baby. Make sure to check out the sound clips...
Matt's new release This Time Around, coming March 23rd
right around the corner. So close we can smell it.
Its been quite a few months of hard work and now its finally done. Well
almost. After Matt played at Bryant Park he was truly inspired and went
back into the studio to record more tracks for this album.
have a spiffy ad running in Smooth
Jazz News and we'll be parading the new disc around at the Global
Entertainment and Music Summit in New York next month. We're are also
planning our Long Island CD release party for the 1st week of April (email
me to attend) as well as a NYC release party date still TBD.
Waterfall Musical healing show comes to the Patchogue Theatre April 17th
Many of the healing arts will merge at this gathering. In the theater lobby there will be acupuncture, massage, psychic readings, crafts, books, jewelry, artists and even henna. Before the concert
there will be an open drum circle for drummers at any level to join and be part of a musical community. Then the Jack's Waterfall group will perform a special concert.
The Waterfall uses powerful rhythms from around the world combined with special songs and a unique voice that represents the spirit of musical healing.
more info visit www.jackswaterfall.com
Matt Marshak named best new artist in New York!
all the hard work is paying off kiddies.
CD101.9 and Absolut Vodka came together this summer in an effort to find
the best unsigned smooth jazz artist New York had to offer in the form of
the Absolut New Artist Showcase.
response to the contest, the station received approximately 1,000
submissions from local musicians. After many tough decisions they sorted
the list down to 12 finalists and presented their finds to the public
during weekly showcases at Metronome in New York City.
competition was intense and each of the finalists had a tremendous amount
of talent. Each musician gave a top-notch performance. In the end CD101.9
and Absolut agreed that Matt was the Best New Artist.
the winner of the Absolut New Artist Showcase Matt will be the opening act
for CD101.9's Guitars & Saxes featuring Jeff
Golub and Richard Elliot on July 30th at 6:30 pm in Bryant Park
(42nd Street between 6th & 5th Aves). He will also be featured on the
air (music & interview) during the New Artist Show on July 27
from 9am - 10am. The concert is free, so come and check Matt out for
of the tracks sent to CD101.9 are off Matt's 2nd independent release
entitled This Time Around due out later this year. The
album features such well known musicians as Bakithi Kumalo (Paul
Simon), David Mann (Tower of Power, Michael Jackson), Ron Jenkins (Patti
Austin), Paul Ossola (GE Smith band), Carl Burnett (Branford Marsalis,
Robben Ford), and Danny Sadownic (Christian Mcbride).
& Saxes show will be a great opportunity to preview the
new albums material and see for
caught the eyes and ears of the folks at CD101.9.