January 2013: Birdland NYC March 27th, 2013
|| 2013 || Birdland || NYC ||
Aki Yashiro with Special Guests Helen Merrill, Kurt Elling & Regina Carter
Wed, March 27, 2013
Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm
Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:30 pm
New York, NY
January 2013: Japan Tour in Spring 2013
|| 2013 || Spring Tour || Japan ||
On April 5th: Sapporo Education and Culture Center in Sapporo Hokkaido Japan
On April 7th: Otofuke Town Culture Center-Katogun Hokkaido Japan
April 9-10-11-12: Tokyo Blue Note -Tokyo Japan
Article in Jazz Journal
contrasting LP's from the early part of Helen's long career
are combined on this must-have CD for devotees of the
very finest jazz singing. The first dozen tracks are from
EmArcy MG 36134 - "The Nearness Of You". The
prevailing mood is slow, sensitive balladry with similar
accompaniment on both dates by flute and rhythm. There
are not many instrumental solos but Bill Evans in particular
is both..." [read
April 2009: Blue Note
Merrill will be appearing at the 'Blue Note' clubs in Japan
in 2009! Nagoya for one day on the 25th of May 26th, 27th, 28th,
29th in Tokyo.
trio will be Ted Rosenthal, piano, Sean Smith, bass and Eliot
Montreal is scheduled for July 10th and
11th..More about that later.
is preparing a new CD that will be engineered and produced by
Kirk Yano..This will be ready for release by end of the year.
Don't forget 'Casa Forte" is available at MOSAICRECORDS.COM
with the wonderful Dom um Romeo ,Sal Nistico and the wonderful
arrangements of Torrie Zito.
Also the 'Dick Katz sessions.'featuring Jim Hall, Thad Jones,
Elvin Jones, and other surprises.
December 2008: NY Times Article
New York Times
Records Releasing Helen Merrill's CD this month, at the end
of June 2008!
under new releases at mosiacrecords.com
Cds with Dick Katz, Ron Carter, JIm Hall, Thad Jones, Elvin
Also "Casa Forte"..Torrie Zito arrangements of Brazilian
music featuring Dom Um Romeo , Sal Nistico, and other great
musicians..These cds' are available on MOSAIC RECORDS..They
will be in the June catalogue. If you go to the Mosaic Records
Sight, look for new releases.
Tour Feb 2009 - Details coming soon
Also working in billboard clubs in Japan, in February 0f 2009.
Tokyo, Nagoya, and Fukuoka.
Ms Merrill will be accepting New York engagements as well ..News
- Nagoya Blue Note
Feb 26-27th - Osaka Blue Note
Mar 1, 2, 3, 4th - Tokyo Blue Note
Helen Merrill - vocals
Ted Rosenthal - piano
Terry Clarke - drums
Steve LaSpina - bass
Alan Merrill - cameo appearance
on guitar and vocals
- tour manager
these Helen Merrill
videos on youtube:
I'm a Fool
to Want You
Merv Griffin, Carroll O'Connor
Merrill's music is on itunes:
Merrill will be touring Japan this spring!
Check the Tour Dates
section for the schedule.
to right: Ted Rosenthal [piano], Helen Merrill [vocals], Yujiro
Kojima [good friend], Brian Lynch [trumpet], George Mraz [bass],
Terry Clark [drums]
updates are still underway, and will be for a few more weeks.
for a review of Ms. Merrill at her recent engagement at the
Iridium in New York.
just returned from the Tokyo Blue Note where she enjoyed a wonderful
week with bassist Sean Smith, drumer Elliot Cigmond and pianist
and band leader Ted Rosenthal. Special guest was her son Alan
Merrill, vocals and guitar.
Merrill's recently released CD "Lilac Wine" is available
in stores. [French Notes]
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