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NEW! Tierney Sutton Band

Known as a "singer's singer," Tierney Sutton's superb band includes musical luminaries, pianist Christian Jacob, drummer Ray Brinker, bassists Kevin Axt and Trey Henry. For over 19 years, this spectacular band has stood out in the crowd as a unique unit musically and from a business standpoint. Their CDs have consistently topped US Jazz radio charts and their upcoming release, The Sting Sessions, is scheduled to be available in September, 2016. Tierney has taught for over a decade at USC's Thornton School of Music and is currently the head of the Vocal Department at the Los Angeles Music Academy in Pasadena. She can be heard in numerous television soundtracks and commercials including BMW, Green Giant, Yoplait and Coke. This is a re-broadcast of a performance from the Monterey Jazz Festival that originally aired on 9/22/12.


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New! John Proulx (Set 2)

The jazz scene is abuzz about singer/pianist/composer John Proulx (pronounced "Proo"). His piano playing is hot and swinging, and his voice recalls the smooth, mellow sounds of a young Chet Baker. John is also a Grammy-winning composer. John's most recent collaboration includes a song co-written with Melissa Manchester for her recent CD, "You Gotta Love The Life", featuring Melissa along with Al Jarreau on vocals. John began his formal musical education at the age of 3 in Grand Rapids, MI on Suzuki violin, but quickly switched to classical piano lessons. His grandfather, Clyde Proulx, was a jazz guitarist with the Clyde McCoy Big Band, and introduced him to the world of jazz. Hooked on the freedom of improvisation, his education took him to Chicago to study at Roosevelt University’s Chicago School of Performing Arts. In 2001, John moved to Los Angeles to further his musical pursuits. He has emerged as a young talent on the Los Angeles jazz scene and loves the wide range of opportunities the city has to offer. For more information, please visit http://www.johnproulx.com. This performance was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 14, 2016.


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New! John Proulx (Set 1)

The jazz scene is abuzz about singer/pianist/composer John Proulx (pronounced "Proo"). His piano playing is hot and swinging, and his voice recalls the smooth, mellow sounds of a young Chet Baker. John is also a Grammy-winning composer. John's most recent collaboration includes a song co-written with Melissa Manchester for her recent CD, "You Gotta Love The Life", featuring Melissa along with Al Jarreau on vocals. John began his formal musical education at the age of 3 in Grand Rapids, MI on Suzuki violin, but quickly switched to classical piano lessons. His grandfather, Clyde Proulx, was a jazz guitarist with the Clyde McCoy Big Band, and introduced him to the world of jazz. Hooked on the freedom of improvisation, his education took him to Chicago to study at Roosevelt University’s Chicago School of Performing Arts. In 2001, John moved to Los Angeles to further his musical pursuits. He has emerged as a young talent on the Los Angeles jazz scene and loves the wide range of opportunities the city has to offer. For more information, please visit http://www.johnproulx.com. This performance was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 14, 2016.


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New! Eric Marienthal (Set 1)

After graduating high school in Southern California in 1976, Eric went on to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. There he studied with the legendary saxophone professor, Joe Viola. By the time he left Berklee, Eric had achieved the highest proficiency rating given by the school. In 1995, Eric was awarded the Berklee Distinguished Alumnus Award for outstanding achievements in contemporary music. He has since gone on to perform in over 75 different countries, recorded 14 solo CDs and has played on hundreds of records, films, television shows and commercial jingles. Eric started his professional career in 1980 with famed New Orleans trumpeter Al Hirt. After returning to Los Angeles Eric became a member of the Chick Corea Elektric Band. He recorded 6 CDs with the Chick Corea band and won 2 Grammy Awards. Among Eric’s 14 solo CDs, his latest is entitled “Bridges”, on Peak Records. Eight of the songs that Eric has recorded have made it to the top 10 of the National Contemporary Jazz Radio Charts and three have made it to #1. Eric was voted as being one of the year’s “Favorite Alto Sax Players” in Jazziz Magazine’s Reader’s Poll along with David Sanborn and Phil Woods. Website: www.ericmarienthal.com. This performance was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on July 28, 2016.


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New! Eric Marienthal (Set 2)

After graduating high school in Southern California in 1976, Eric went on to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. There he studied with the legendary saxophone professor, Joe Viola. By the time he left Berklee, Eric had achieved the highest proficiency rating given by the school. In 1995, Eric was awarded the Berklee Distinguished Alumnus Award for outstanding achievements in contemporary music. He has since gone on to perform in over 75 different countries, recorded 14 solo CDs and has played on hundreds of records, films, television shows and commercial jingles. Eric started his professional career in 1980 with famed New Orleans trumpeter Al Hirt. After returning to Los Angeles Eric became a member of the Chick Corea Elektric Band. He recorded 6 CDs with the Chick Corea band and won 2 Grammy Awards. Among Eric’s 14 solo CDs, his latest is entitled “Bridges”, on Peak Records. Eight of the songs that Eric has recorded have made it to the top 10 of the National Contemporary Jazz Radio Charts and three have made it to #1. Eric was voted as being one of the year’s “Favorite Alto Sax Players” in Jazziz Magazine’s Reader’s Poll along with David Sanborn and Phil Woods. Website: www.ericmarienthal.com. This performance was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on July 28, 2016.


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Carol Welsman (Set 1)

Carol Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences around the world. She has sold over 60,000 CDs in Canada alone, something few jazz artists in Canada have experienced. Carol is joined by Ramon Stagnaro (guitar), Rene Camacho (bass) and Jimmy Branly (drums/percussion). This is the first of two sets that originally aired on 6/10/12.


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Carol Welsman (Set 2)

Carol Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences around the world. She has sold over 60,000 CDs in Canada alone, something few jazz artists in Canada have experienced. Carol is joined by Ramon Stagnaro (guitar), Rene Camacho (bass) and Jimmy Branly (drums/percussion). This is the second of two sets that originally aired on 6/10/12.


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New! 
Kiki Ebsen (Set 1)

Kiki Ebsen is a versatile artist whose work includes multiple music genres—jazz, folk, pop and classical. Whether composing new songs, performing or producing new music showcases, Kiki is driven by a well stream of creativity and the pure joy of connecting with audiences around the world. At ease in any venue from intimate cabaret to large performing halls, during the past year, Kiki has performed from Los Angeles to New York and places in between, plus Canada. Never one to rest on any laurels, Kiki is respected by a litany of Grammy-winning, platinum-selling artists with whom she’s toured internationally as keyboardist/vocalist, including Christopher Cross, Al Jarreau, Michael Paulo, Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald and Tracy Chapman, among others. She is featured prominently as a vocalist and pianist on Christopher Cross’ latest live DVD, “A Night in Paris.” This was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 8, 2016.


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Kiki Ebsen (Set 2)

Kiki Ebsen is a versatile artist whose work includes multiple music genres—jazz, folk, pop and classical. Whether composing new songs, performing or producing new music showcases, Kiki is driven by a well stream of creativity and the pure joy of connecting with audiences around the world. At ease in any venue from intimate cabaret to large performing halls, during the past year, Kiki has performed from Los Angeles to New York and places in between, plus Canada. Never one to rest on any laurels, Kiki is respected by a litany of Grammy-winning, platinum-selling artists with whom she’s toured internationally as keyboardist/vocalist, including Christopher Cross, Al Jarreau, Michael Paulo, Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald and Tracy Chapman, among others. She is featured prominently as a vocalist and pianist on Christopher Cross’ latest live DVD, “A Night in Paris.” This was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 8, 2016.


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Cocktail Hour

Pianist Bryan Pezzone performs light classics while being joined by special guests Marina Manukian (Violin) and Doug Masek (Saxophone). Originally aired on 1/20/12.


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Potpourri

Flautist, Sarah Andon performs a very wide range of musical genres including classical, baroque, salsa, and more! This airing is a combination of four mini-concerts, originally broadcast on 1/19/12 & 1/21/12.


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New! 
Brian Simpson (Set 1)

Inspired keyboardist, composer, prolific studio musician and producer Brian Simpson is a master of all he purveys. His eloquent approach to playing, sophisticated harmonics sense, bluesy overtones, R&B flavor and keen sense on how to craft a song that stands the test of time have made him the go-to man for many. Through the years Simpson has been revered for his unparalleled ability to compose unforgettable melodies and irresistible grooves. Simpson’s breakthrough as a solo artist began in 2005 with the #1 radio hit “It’s All Good.” The title track of It’s All Good proved instantly and joyfully prophetic, as it hit #1 on the Radio & Records Smooth Jazz Airplay chart and remained in the Top 5 for four months. His follow-up single, “Saturday Cool,” went Top 15. He has toured with some of the greats of recent jazz history, including George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Larry Carlton, George Howard, Billy Cobham, and Gerald Albright. Brian has been the musical director for jazz saxophonist Dave Koz for close to 20 years, and for close to a decade the Musical Director of the ambitious and highly popular “The Smooth Jazz Cruise.” For more info about Brian, please visit www.bsimpsonmusic.com.This performance was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 4, 2016.


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New! 
Brian Simpson (Set 2)

Inspired keyboardist, composer, prolific studio musician and producer Brian Simpson is a master of all he purveys. His eloquent approach to playing, sophisticated harmonics sense, bluesy overtones, R&B flavor and keen sense on how to craft a song that stands the test of time have made him the go-to man for many. Through the years Simpson has been revered for his unparalleled ability to compose unforgettable melodies and irresistible grooves. Simpson’s breakthrough as a solo artist began in 2005 with the #1 radio hit “It’s All Good.” The title track of It’s All Good proved instantly and joyfully prophetic, as it hit #1 on the Radio & Records Smooth Jazz Airplay chart and remained in the Top 5 for four months. His follow-up single, “Saturday Cool,” went Top 15. He has toured with some of the greats of recent jazz history, including George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Larry Carlton, George Howard, Billy Cobham, and Gerald Albright. Brian has been the musical director for jazz saxophonist Dave Koz for close to 20 years, and for close to a decade the Musical Director of the ambitious and highly popular “The Smooth Jazz Cruise.” For more info about Brian, please visit www.bsimpsonmusic.com.This performance was originally recorded at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 4, 2016.


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Jason Webb
Performance of the Month

Join us for an intimate visit with Yamaha Artist Jason Webb—a diversely talented and in-demand keyboardist, recording musician, producer, arranger and composer. This exclusive broadcast, produced by Yamaha Entertainment Group, features an in-depth, behind-the-scenes experience with the artist through a series of interviews and musical selections. Recognized for his signature style and musical versatility, Webb has cultivated an impressive career working on scores for multiple singers, record labels, television shows, movies and more, in addition to his own solo recording and performing endeavors. Enjoy a variety of song selections, including “Change Is,” “After You’ve Gone” and “Baltimore Blues” and their stories of inspiration in this special performance experience—it definitely is not one to miss! This performance was originally recorded on July 23-24, 2014. Jason Webb is accompanied by Danny O’Lannerghty (bass) and Scott Williamson (drums).


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Starry Night
A Celebration of Christmas with Chadwick Johnson

DisklavierTV™ is proud to present Starry Night: A Celebration of Christmas with Chadwick Johnson from Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. In this special seasonal performance, Chadwick and his six-piece band will take you on a festive journey of nostalgic holiday tunes performed with the band's signature sound and style. Singer, songwriter and band leader Chadwick Johnson is praised for his soulful approach to music, passion for the classics and versatility amongst multiple genres, as well as his brilliant vocal abilities—all of which are evident in this performance. From holiday classics to modern favorites, this evening of music is something everyone will enjoy. This performance was originally recorded at The Smith Center in Las Vegas, NV on October 22, 2015.


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Mike Garson & Friends
2011 Holiday Special

In perfect harmony with your Holiday celebrations, enjoy this exclusive Extended On Demand performance by Mike Garson & Friends. In 2011, the immensely talented Mike Garson assembled a special group of friends to offer us a memorable concert of holiday music. Those friends just happened to be some of the most outstanding musicians on the planet—Tierney Sutton (vocals), Ray Brinker (drums) and Kevin Axt (bass). Be sure to make this fantastic performance part of your holiday festivities! This uncut, unedited performance was originally recorded in December 2011 in Buena Park, CA.


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Tony DeSare
2012 Holiday Special

Perfect for the season, enjoy this exclusive Extended On Demand performance—"Seasonal Stylings" with Yamaha Artist Tony DeSare. In this special holiday performance, the jazz pianist and singer performs many of the holiday classics, including "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and a one-of-a-kind rendition of "Jingle Bells". DeSare also performs his original composition "Christmas for You and Me," an exclusive from his latest album PiANO—which was entirely produced and created on a Yamaha piano. This festive and fun performance is sure to warm your home and get you in the holiday spirit! This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast in December 2012.


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Marty Ashby with Sean Jones
A Holiday Celebration, From MIM

In December of 2013, guitarist Marty Ashby and trumpet master Sean Jones came together to perform a holiday jazz celebration program that was broadcast LIVE to DisklavierTV™ viewers. Accompanied by a full seventeen-piece band, this performance features classics, new twists on your holiday favorites, as well as other special surprises. Ashby, a musician and producer, has performed as a guitarist with many of the greats, and has produced over 2,000 concerts and 40 recordings on the MCG Jazz Label. Jones, one of the leading jazz artists of today, has an impressive resume of collaborations as well, including performances with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Marcus Miller. In addition, saxophonist and arranger Mike Tomaro joins the band, premiering several new arrangements. This uncut, unedited performance was originally recorded and broadcast LIVE on December 21, 2013 from MIM in Phoenix, AZ.


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