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SPECIAL ENCORE
PERFORMANCE!
 
Elton John:
The Piano Played LIVE Around The World

On January 25, 2013, history was made as Elton John’s performance from Disney California Adventure Park's Hyperion Theater “brought pianos to life” around the world thanks to DisklavierTV™ powered by RemoteLive™ technology. Sir Elton’s actual piano keystrokes were faithfully re-created, note for note, in real time on each of the remote instruments, while the entire 60-piece orchestra was seen and heard on adjacent monitors, in perfect sync with the remote piano performances. This groundbreaking 5-song performance was broadcast live to remote instruments in multiple countries including Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, and Australia. In this special encore performance, you can relive this historic event that was originally recorded and broadcast live around the world on January 23, 2013, from Disney California Adventure Park's Hyperion Theater in Anaheim, CA.


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Scott Wilkie (Set 1)
Festival of Arts 2017

Scott Wilkie is a contemporary jazz keyboardist and composer based in Southern California. Known worldwide for his fiery live performances, Scott has performed throughout the US, Asia, Europe and Latin America. His latest album StudioLIVE was recorded entirely live with Scott's longtime band — in unedited, single takes! It hit the Top 5 iTunes Jazz Chart and was the #1 Hot Release on Amazon. This same band accompanies him for this special event at Festival of Arts: Nathan Brown on bass, Dave Hill on guitar, Greg Holmes on keys, Monette Marino on percussion, and Jeff Olson on drums. If you’d like to know more about Scott, visit beachmusic.com. This performance was originally recorded live on July 30, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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Scott Wilkie (Set 2)
Festival of Arts 2017

Scott Wilkie is a contemporary jazz keyboardist and composer based in Southern California. Known worldwide for his fiery live performances, Scott has performed throughout the US, Asia, Europe and Latin America. His latest album StudioLIVE was recorded entirely live with Scott's longtime band — in unedited, single takes! It hit the Top 5 iTunes Jazz Chart and was the #1 Hot Release on Amazon. This same band accompanies him for this special event at Festival of Arts: Nathan Brown on bass, Dave Hill on guitar, Greg Holmes on keys, Monette Marino on percussion, and Jeff Olson on drums. If you’d like to know more about Scott, visit beachmusic.com. This performance was originally recorded live on July 30, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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Kiki Ebsen's Joni Mitchell Project (Set 1)
Festival of Arts 2017

Kiki Ebsen is a versatile artist whose work includes multiple music genres—jazz, folk, pop and classical. She 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. In 1968, Kiki Ebsen discovered the magic of Joni Mitchell on Song to a Seagull. With each subsequent release including Clouds, Ladies of the Canyon, and onto Blue, Kiki discovered the magic of Mitchell’s brilliant lyrics, amazing arrangements, and solid song stylings, each new album giving greater insight into Joni’s artistry. Ebsen created the "Joni Mitchell Project” as an opportunity for Joni-inspired professional musicians to join her in declaring “our respect, regard, and unending appreciation for her gifts.” Concert repertoire includes selections from nine of Mitchell’s albums, from Song to a Seagull through Wild Things Run Fast (1968–1976). This performance was originally recorded live on August 19, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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Kiki Ebsen's Joni Mitchell Project (Set 2)
Festival of Arts 2017

Kiki Ebsen is a versatile artist whose work includes multiple music genres—jazz, folk, pop and classical. She 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. In 1968, Kiki Ebsen discovered the magic of Joni Mitchell on Song to a Seagull. With each subsequent release including Clouds, Ladies of the Canyon, and onto Blue, Kiki discovered the magic of Mitchell’s brilliant lyrics, amazing arrangements, and solid song stylings, each new album giving greater insight into Joni’s artistry. Ebsen created the "Joni Mitchell Project” as an opportunity for Joni-inspired professional musicians to join her in declaring “our respect, regard, and unending appreciation for her gifts.” Concert repertoire includes selections from nine of Mitchell’s albums, from Song to a Seagull through Wild Things Run Fast (1968–1976). This performance was originally recorded live on August 19, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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Jane Lynch
See Jane Sing
Performance of the Month

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch's See Jane Sing, a musical comedy cabaret show, delighted audiences last summer at the Festival’s annual Celebrity Benefit where Lynch performed and hosted the event. Joining her on stage are special guests Kate Flannery of The Office and Tim Davis, Glee’s former vocal arranger. Accompanied by a five-piece band, Lynch shows off her musical chops and comedic wit and charm. Her live performance takes audiences on a musical journey through a world of songs from Broadway to cabaret with new takes on If Wishes Were Rainbows, Mr. Monotony, Far From the Home I Love, an epic take on Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda and a medley of songs that made her cry as a child including Puff the Magic Dragon. This performance was originally recorded live on August 5, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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From Jobim to Jorge: Great Composers of Bossa Nova
Festival of Arts 2017

Brazilian Bossa Nova writers took America by storm in the 1960’s led by Antonio Carlos Jobim whose numerous massive hits included Girl From Ipanema and Corcovado. The Bossa Nova movement had various contributors including many brilliant composers, such as Ivan Lins, Dori Caymmi, and Milton Nascimento. Anne Walsh and Grammy-nominated arranger and pianist Tom Zink will perform some of the great music of these iconic composers as well as songs from contemporary Brazilian composer Kleber Jorge, who will join Anne and Tom onstage playing guitar and singing. This performance was originally recorded live at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA on August 20, 2017.


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LA Transfer: A Tribute to Manhattan Transfer (Set 1)
Festival of Arts 2017

LA Transfer is the newest West Coast commentary on an East Coast legend. Made up of four high caliber LA-based vocalists from around North America, LA Transfer delivers the tradition of vocalese through Manhattan Transfer classics, as well as MT-style arrangements of 1970s-2000s pop hits. Vocalists include Jenny Ing (Margo Rey Band, Brian Johnson, John Oates), Jason Maniscalco (Fame, Radio City, The Buddy Holly Story), Anne Walsh (Grammy-nominated international touring artist, faculty at AMDA, OCC), and Jeff Bratz (America's Got Talent, Cabaret, The 39 Steps); and are backed by an incredible trio including pianist Tom Zink (Grammy-nominated pianist/arranger, Yamaha artist), bassist Lyman Medeiros (Steve Tyrell Band, Michael Buble, faculty at MI) and drummer Chris Wabich (Grammy-nominated, Leonard Cohen, Sting, Mark Murphy). This performance was originally recorded live on August 27, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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LA Transfer: A Tribute to Manhattan Transfer (Set 2)
Festival of Arts 2017

LA Transfer is the newest West Coast commentary on an East Coast legend. Made up of four high caliber LA-based vocalists from around North America, LA Transfer delivers the tradition of vocalese through Manhattan Transfer classics, as well as MT-style arrangements of 1970s-2000s pop hits. Vocalists include Jenny Ing (Margo Rey Band, Brian Johnson, John Oates), Jason Maniscalco (Fame, Radio City, The Buddy Holly Story), Anne Walsh (Grammy-nominated international touring artist, faculty at AMDA, OCC), and Jeff Bratz (America's Got Talent, Cabaret, The 39 Steps); and are backed by an incredible trio including pianist Tom Zink (Grammy-nominated pianist/arranger, Yamaha artist), bassist Lyman Medeiros (Steve Tyrell Band, Michael Buble, faculty at MI) and drummer Chris Wabich (Grammy-nominated, Leonard Cohen, Sting, Mark Murphy). This performance was originally recorded live on August 27, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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Scott Wilkie
Joy - The Christmas Concert
Performance of the Month

Best-selling contemporary jazz pianist Scott Wilkie gathered his favorite musicians to create the live-in-studio album Joy, released for Christmas 2015. His creative arrangements of holiday classics are driven by the unique energy of the full band together in the studio at once. To celebrate the release, the band performed to a sold-out crowd at Spaghettini, their favorite live jazz venue in Southern California.This performance features Scott Wilkie on piano, Peter Sprague on guitar, Nathan Brown on bass, Greg Holmes on keyboards, Jeff Olson on drums, and Monette Marino on percussion. This performance was originally recorded live on December 13, 2015, at Spaghettini in Seal Beach, CA.


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Yule Log
With Music by Robert Thies
Performance of the Month

Fill your home with the warmth of the holidays with our new Yule Log video stream. Enjoy the scene of a beautiful, burning fireplace, while your Disklavier comes to life to set the mood. Seasonal piano music played by internationally-acclaimed classical pianist Robert Thies will fill your home with exquisite melodies, setting a heartwarming ambiance. Savor the cozy atmosphere created by this special selection with your loved ones all winter long.


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Marty Ashby with Sean Jones
A Holiday Celebration From MIM

In December 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 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 performance was originally recorded and broadcast live on December 21, 2013, from Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AZ.


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Mike Garson & Friends
Holiday Special

In perfect harmony with your holiday celebrations, enjoy this exclusive 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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Judith Owen
featuring the legendary Leland Sklar
Festival of Arts 2017

Join Judith Owen for an intimate performance featuring legendary bass player Leland Sklar and master percussionist Pedro Segundo. This pianist-singer-songwriter is known for her love of musical variety and melding it into a great stylistic gumbo all her own. Her latest release, Somebody’s Child, is the culmination of this mix: voice and piano front and center, songs that are vignettes of life crafted from the perspective that we are all “somebody’s child” – parental, as well as planetary. This performance was originally recorded live on August 29, 2017, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.


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