promoting the art of Music Arranging, Composition and Orchestration within the entertainment industry community and the general public.

promoting the art of Music Arranging, Composition and Orchestration within the entertainment industry community and the general public.

Big Band Hanginar featuring Steven Feifke, Lucas Pino and Andy Farber

LA 07:00 PM  |  NY 10 PM  |  JP 11 AM (+ 1 day)  |  AUS (Sydney) 12 PM (+ 1 day)

 

Big Band Hanginar featuring Steve Feifke, Lucas Pino and Andy Farber

 

Take off on Captain John Mitchell's virtual Flight 584 for a musical journey exploring the sounds and scores of Steven Feifke from his latest album, KINETIC with a bonus score from Lucas Pino and his No Net Nonet. Joining us from the first-class cabin of arranger and composer Scott Healy as moderator.

In-flight entertainment includes the arrangements of Don Costa and a discussion of Lucas Pino's approach to playing the various tracks on Steven's new album that feature him as a soloist.


BIOS:

 

Steven Feifke, born June 21st, 1991, is an award-winning pianist, composer and orchestrator with degrees from New York University and the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with true luminaries of composition and orchestration, Gil Goldstein and Jim McNeely.

The bandleader, a two-time semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Piano Competition and a Yamaha Performing Artist, has written commissioned work for such notable institutions as the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra featuring jazz trumpet greats Sean Jones and Jon Faddis, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with Ken Peplowski, the Malmo Big Band with Katie Thiroux, and the New Generation Festival Orchestra featuring Dominick Farinacci. Additionally, Feifke works as musical director for musical theater luminary and Tony Award Winning actor and singer Santino Fontanato. In the realm of television music, Feifke’s compositions and orchestrations have been prominently featured on such hit shows as Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on Netflix, Impractical Jokers on TruTV, and Animaniacs on Hulu.

Feifke is the recent winner of the 2020 David Baker Prize in composition from the Ravinia Festival for his composition for piano trio and string quartet, “The Promised Land.” He has appeared as a guest lecturer and guest artist at educational institutions around the US like Yale University, Williams College, Moravian College, Northern Illinois University, and currently sits on faculty at The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, where he teaches private lessons in composition and arranging.

Feifke can be heard on over 30 recordings by notable artists such as Ulysses Owens Jr., Chad LB, Danny Janklow, and more. His forthcoming big band recording, "KINETIC," features Feifke's regular 18-piece ensemble, as well as special guest appearances by Veronica Swift and Ulysses Owens Jr. The album is available April 9th 2021 on Outside in Music.
 
Tenor Saxophonist Lucas Pino works frequently as a sideman for artists including Gideon van Gelder, Richard Boukas, David Lopato, Bryan Carter, Rafal Sarnecki, Nick Finzer, and Jeremy Siskind. His past performance experience also includes Dave Brubeck, Curtis Fuller, Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Christian McBride, Carl Allen, Benny Green and David Sanborn. Lucas has traveled to play in Australia, Poland, Spain, Britain, The Netherlands, Brazil, Costa Rica, as well as throughout the United States and Canada. He has appeared at venues such as the Blue Note, Dizzy's, The Jazz Standard, Yoshi's, The Jazz Kitchen, The Rex, and Chicago Symphony Hall. As a leader, he has maintained a monthly residency at Smalls with the No Net Nonet since March 2013.

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Lucas grew up singing hymns in church, and in the choir at school. He started playing saxophone at age 10, and the first music he ever listened to was jazz. As a high school junior, Lucas won the Downbeat award for Best Instrumental Soloist in 2004. He attended the Brubeck Institute from 2005-2007, where he studied closely with Dave Brubeck. Lucas finished his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Jazz Performance at The New School in 2009. He attended Juilliard from 2009-2011, where he received a Master of Music.


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Award-winning jazz composer, arranger, and saxophonist Andy Farber has worked extensively with legendary jazz singer Jon Hendricks and with Juilliard Jazz Director Wynton Marsalis. He met Hendricks in 1993 and collaborated on his CD Boppin’ at the Blue Note, writing arrangements featuring Hendricks and guests Al Grey, Marsalis, Benny Golson, Red Holloway, and Clark Terry. He has written arrangements for numerous artists and ensembles including Shirley Horn, Bobby Short, Joe Lovano, Joe Temperley, Regina Carter, Lee Konitz, Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Frankie Laine, Billy Stritch, Robert Downey Jr., Fantasia Barrino, Vanessa Williams, the Boston Pops Orchestra, Philly Pops Orchestra, and several symphony orchestras throughout Europe.

Farber has toured with Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra where he has also served as guest conductor. Additionally, he has been a guest conductor with the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, the Bronx Arts Ensemble, and for numerous university and high school ensembles. In 2013 Marsalis asked Farber to assemble the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars which was featured in the Broadway musical After Midnight and garnered seven Tony Award nominations. He continues to lead the Andy Farber Orchestra, which recently backed Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga for their PBS special Cheek to Cheek Live. Farber has been on the faculty at Juilliard since 2010 teaching jazz composition and arranging. In 2015 was named music director of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. READ MORE

 

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Event Date Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:00 pm
Registration Start Date Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 pm
Cut off date Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:00 pm
Individual Price Free
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