Sonidos Grandes – mambos cortos Live at Session 73 10/7/13

Sonidos Grandes; mambos cortos returns to Session 73 10/7/13 9:15 PM   Monday 10/7/13 ONCE AGAIN with NEW MUSIC! PLUS SPECIAL GUEST FROM AVENIDA B! Playing the Danceable Instrumental Salsa Classics– In 5 Minutos or Less! Live at Session 73, 1359 1st Ave @ 73rd St., NYC $10 Cover

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Sonidos Grandes – mambos cortos returns to Session 73 9/9/13

 Sonidos Grandes; mambos cortos returns to Session 73 9/9/13     Back by Popular Demand- Monday 9/9/13 with NEW MUSIC! Playing the Danceable Instrumental Salsa Classics– In 5 Minutos or Less! $10 Cover includes Beginner Lesson at 8:30 Music starts at 9:30 Featuring Michael Eckroth, Sean Conly,

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Sonidos Grandes; mambos cortos at Taj Lounge Monday 7/15

Sonidos Grandes; mambos cortos continues to heat up the NYC Salsa circuit by debuting at the ever-popular Taj Lounge this Monday. Sets at 9 and 10:30. PRINT or SHOW this page to receive at discounted cover charge of $10 for the whole night with a beginner Salsa dance

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Sonidos Grandes; mambos cortos debuts at Gonzalez y Gonzalez

We are now starting our first set at 9:30 PM! 192 Mercer Street NYC 10012 Sonidos Grandes is back again Wednesday, July 3rd, playing the dancer-friendly Salsa Instrumental Classics in 5 minutes or less. No Cover and Great Food! Sets at 9:30 & 11 PM.  HEY! JULY 3RD

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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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Smalls Jazz Club with Latin Jazz Grammy Nominee Manuel Valera

  The Russ Nolan New Latin Quartet featuring Manuel Valera is back! Playing the Late Night Set at Smalls Jazz Club, Wednesday 7/24/13 Midnight to Close featuring the music of their upcoming recording, ‘Relentless’  Michael O’Brien – Bass / Brian Fishler – Drums     Link to

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Travis Sullivan – New Directions CD Review (Posi-Tone Records)

CD Review of Travis Sullivan’s New Directions  by Russ Nolan     Although New Directions was released two years ago, it is certainly worth another listen—or several. One value that NYC Alto Saxophonist/Composer/Arranger Travis Sullivan and I share as composers is to craft a set of music

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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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