Upcoming Events Schedule
NEW! Sarah McLachlan
Special Encore Performance
In 2012, multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan performed her beautifully crafted songs in a private event specifically for DisklavierTV™ viewers, live from her home studio in Vancouver, Canada. Sarah has sold over 40 million recordings worldwide since her recording career began in 1988 with her debut album Touch. Five of her albums have reached the Billboard Top 15; and she has won 8 Juno Awards (Canada) and 3 GRAMMY® Awards. Sarah most recently released her new album Shine On, available for purchase at http://www.sarahmclachlan.com, and is currently touring to promote her new album. Joined by Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet on guitar and vocals, this special encore performance will be exclusively available for a limited time. Do not miss this incredible, intimate musical experience! This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from Sarah’s home studio in Vancouver, Canada on September 29, 2012.
Extended On Demand! Christian McBride Trio
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. In this EXTENDED On Demand performance, premier bassist Christian McBride is joined by emerging artists pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr. to form the Christian McBride Trio. Performing together for about three years, this diverse trio has a core foundation of blues and the American songbook, focusing on reaching a fine point of expressive depth and nuance with select performances around the world. On their most recent recording, Out Here, the trio has hit a jazz sweet spot—it is music for the soul. This uncut, unedited performance will be available for ten days and was originally broadcast LIVE from the Night Club at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 19, 2014.
Extended On Demand! Marty Ashby with Sean Jones
A Holiday Celebration, From MIM
Last December, 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.
Extended On Demand! Robert Thies
A Classic Christmas, 2013 Holiday Special
We are excited to share last year's premiere Holiday broadcast, "A Classic Christmas," featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Robert Thies. Thies is praised for his grace, lyricism and many accomplishments—including winning the Gold Medal at the International Prokofiev Competition, making him the first American to win a Russian piano competition since Van Cliburn in 1958. This festive performance was recorded exclusively for Yamaha’s DisklavierTV™ viewers, and is available for the entire month of December for optimum enjoyment throughout the holiday season! Enjoy holiday classics such as "Away in a Manger," "The Holly and The Ivy," "The Little Drummer Boy" and "Silent Night" performed by this talented concert pianist. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded exclusively for DisklavierTV on November 22, 2013 in Buena Park, CA.
Extended On Demand! 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.
Extended On Demand! 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.
NEW! Geoffrey Keezer Trio, Set 2
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. This premiere performance from the Geoffrey Keezer Trio is led by brilliant pianist Geoffrey Keezer. Acclaimed for his discography, unique compositions and performances in a variety of configurations, Keezer boasts talent that draws the attention typically reserved for the living legends of jazz. His resume includes collaborations with Diana Krall, Diane Reeves, Sting, saxophonist Wayne Shorter, guitarist Jim Hall, bassist Christian McBride and trumpeter Chris Botti. Keezer is an artist who “has more than enough virtuosity and sheer musical wit and intelligence to weave all of his apparently disparate strands of influence into an original and compelling whole” (Time)—and is “above all, unfailingly musical” (All About Jazz). This uncut, unedited premiere performance was originally recorded at the Coffee House at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 21, 2014. Set 2 of 2.
NEW! Harold Mabern Trio, Set 3
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. This premiere performance from the Harold Mabern Trio features accomplished pianist Harold Mabern—“a blues pianist who understands jazz.” Mabern has worked closely with talented artists such as Donald Byrd, Miles Davis, J. J. Johnson, Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins and Wes Montgomery. He has also worked with Walter Bolden’s Trio, Billy Harper and saxophonist George Coleman. Noted for his melodic gifts, Mabern has recorded many of his own compositions and led his own trios in addition to his numerous collaborations. This exclusive performance from the Monterey Jazz Festival is not one to miss! This uncut, unedited premiere performance was originally recorded at the Coffee House at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 19, 2014. Set 3 of 3.
NEW! Donald Brown Trio, Set 3
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. This performance from the Donald Brown Trio features accomplished jazz pianist, composer and educator Donald Brown. Brown’s career boasts a multitude of collaborations with jazz artists including work as a member of the Memphis Three with Mulgrew Miller and James Williams, as well as performing and recording with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers—among many others. His compositions have also been recorded by musicians such as Wynton Marsalis and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. Brown has additionally released albums as a solo artist, and continues to perform and work as a music educator. Enjoy the third set in three of this tribute performance—a Tribute to Mulgrew Miller & James Williams. This uncut, unedited premiere performance was originally recorded at the Coffee House at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 20, 2014. Set 3 of 3.
Extended On Demand! Sarah McKenzie Quintet
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. Enjoy this performance from the Sarah McKenzie Quintet, led by Australian pianist, vocalist and composer Sarah McKenzie. McKenzie, hailed a ‘once-in-a-generation talent,’ has received multiple honors including a full-tuition scholarship to Berklee College of Music. Her music pedigree also includes mentorships by legends such as Graeme Lyall, Jamie Oehlers and in particular James Morrison—who she continued to work with extensively through Morrison’s Generations in Jazz talent development program. McKenzie continues to rise in the Australian music scene and recently released her latest album Close Your Eyes--which won the 2012 “Best Jazz Album” ARIA Award. Don’t miss this exciting Monterey Jazz Festival debut! This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from the Coffee House at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 20, 2014.
Extended On Demand! Jamie Cullum
From the 9:30 Club
Yamaha Artist Jamie Cullum is more than your average jazz musician—describing him as remarkably talented or refreshingly one-of-a-kind is only the tip of the iceberg. Known for his work in the jazz genre, Cullum is also recognized for his strikingly creative way with cover versions of songs from multiple different genres. In this exclusive broadcast, presented by Yamaha Entertainment Group, you will get to experience the versatility and sheer genius of Cullum’s work with cover versions—including his renditions of “Just One of Those Things” (Cole Porter), “The Wind Cries Mary” (The Jimi Hendrix Experience), “Don’t Stop The Music” (Rihanna) and, probably his most well-known, “High and Dry” (Radiohead). This performance also includes pieces from Cullum’s most recent album, The Pursuit, including “I’m All Over It,” “Mixtape” and “Gran Torino.” Enjoy this fantastic performance available 24/7 for the entire month of January! This performance was originally recorded on June 3, 2014 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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