Russ Nolan with Manuel Valera Live at the Kitano CD Release

  Russ Nolan Relentless CD Release with Latin Jazz Grammy Nominee Manuel Valera Jazz at the Kitano Hotel Friday, March 21, Sets at 8 & 10 PM $30 Cover with $15 minimum RESV. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED PER MGR: Tel: 212-885-7119 Manuel Valera – Piano Michael O’Brien – Bass Brian

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Latin Jazz and Bossa Nova Night at La Cerveceria with Solo Saxophonist Russ Nolan

    Dear Friends, My Latin Jazz Quintet just finished recording ‘Relentless’ – 8 tunes in 5 hours! My second recording in 18 months! Stay tuned for a Spring ’14 release date.  Referred by one of my fellow Salsa Dancers, I have been asked to perform solo

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Russ Nolan with Daniel Barnes at The Jazz Room

                    Russ Nolan Quartet Live at the Jazz Room, Saturday, 10/5 at 8:30 PM Workshop from 4-5:30 PM – Only $5! View the Discussion Materials/Music here   59 King St. North, Waterloo, Ontario featuring Daniel Barnes – Drums 

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Russ Nolan Quartet featuring Daniel Barnes at The Rex Hotel Toronto

  Russ Nolan Quartet with drummer Daniel Barnes at The Rex Hotel   Join Russ as he debuts the music from ‘Tell Me’ in Toronto’s premier jazz club, The Rex, for two nights, Oct. 3-4, 2013 with well-known Canadian drummer Daniel Barnes. Jeremy Ledbetter – Piano  Jesse

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John Ellis’ Tenor Sax Solo Transcription from ‘It’s You I Like’ — ‘You Are Special’

‘A Special’ John Ellis Solo  by Russ Nolan Note: it takes a minute before the manuscript focuses on YouTube. The PDF can be downloaded here. How many of you remember the classic children’s TV show, ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’? Well, even if some of you didn’t grow up watching

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Bobby Stern’s Slick Licks That Stick!

Slick Licks That Stick! Book Review by Russ Nolan I recently purchased Tenor Saxophonist and Jazz Educator Bobby Stern’s e-book entitled Slick Licks That Stick! after discovering his B Natural jazz blog. Since digging in, I can’t put it down. It is now part of my daily practice.

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The Return to Louis 649

Russ Nolan Organ Trio with Mike Eckroth and Brian Fishler We are delighted to be back for a special Sunday night at the premier Jazz Venue in the East Village, Louis 649. We hope this will turn into a regular event with your support. Remember, this one’s early: 7-10

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Penta Workout by Tenor Saxophonist Bobby Stern

The Power of Pentatonics in Jazz While surfing for Jazz Blogs one day, I came across the #6 rated jazz blog in the world authored thoughtfully and thoroughly by Alto Saxophonist David Valdez: http://davidvaldez.blogspot.com. Reading his blog led me to another fantastic jazz educator and blogger, Tenor Saxophonist Bobby Stern. His blog

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Joel Frahm Soprano Sax Solo Transcription from Manuel Valera’s ‘A La Interperie’

by Russ Nolan (note: if the manuscript is not clear in full-screen mode, you may try to rewind or you can download the .pdf file here: A La Interperie-Joel Frahm Solo Transcription A Complete Conversation in Jazz by Joel Frahm Again, with his permission, I would like to share one

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