Friday, 4 March 2016

St. James Infirmary Blues with Yo-Yo Ma, Rhiannon Giddens and the Silk Road Ensemble


Much of the raw material for this arrangement was transcribed from the recording which appears on GIG 365 : MJWB. This arrangement for the Silk Road Ensemble would not have been possible without the following musicians who performed on that recording.
Ionita Manole: accordion
Cristinel Turturica: cimbalom
Mielu Bibescu: clarinet
Lucian Stoica: violin
Marius Gore: bass

St. James Infirmary Blues from GIG 365 : MJWB

Thursday, 31 December 2015

Under One Sun @ Aga Khan Centre


Under One Sun performing Billy Drewes' "High Above" live at the Aga Khan Centre Toronto, Canada.

Musicians:
Jamey Haddad/Drums and Percussion
Billy Drewes/Saxophones
Roberto Occhipinti/Bass
Leo Blanco/Piano
Luisito Quintero/Congas and Percussion
Michael Ward-Bergeman/Accordion
Salar Nader/Tablas
Ali Paris/Qanun and Voice

Thursday, 14 May 2015

St. James Infirmary Blues w/ Eighth Blackbird


An arrangement of the folk song St. James Infirmary Blues performed at Curtis Institute of Music, March 2015.

Musicians
Eighth Blackbird:
Michael J. Maccaferri, clarinet
Tim Munro, flute
Yvonne Lam, violin
Matthew Duvall, percussion
Lisa Kaplan, piano
Nicholas Photinos, cello

Much of the raw material for this arrangement was transcribed from the recording which appears on GIG 365 : MJWB. This arrangement for Eighth Blackbird would not have been possible without the following musicians who performed on that recording.
Ionita Manole: accordion
Cristinel Turturica: cimbalom
Mielu Bibescu: clarinet
Lucian Stoica: violin
Marius Gore: bass

St. James Infirmary Blues from GIG 365 : MJWB

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

The Sound of Applause

MJWB returned to WCLV's The Sound of Applause in June with percussionists Jamey Haddad and Salar Nader to promote their performance at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Mississippi Live in Chicago w/Eighth Blackbird

 
Mississippi (Ward-Bergeman) arrangement by Lisa Kaplan.  MJWB and Eighth Blackbird @ The Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago.  June 2014.