Tomorrow night (Monday 12/2) The UW Modern Band directed by Cuong Vu explores boundary pushing and experimental improvised music. This concert premiers five new compositions by Steve Treseler.
See below for details.
Center Song made the “Most Added” list on the JazzWeek and CMJ Jazz Radio charts, and the “Biggest Gainers” list on the JazzWeek chart this week! It’s getting radio play all over the country and in Canada and Japan! Huge thanks to Mark Rini and Josh Ellman at Groov Marketing and Jim Wilke, host of Jazz After Hours and Jazz Northwest.
You can order Center Song HERE.
A huge thanks to everyone who came out to my CD release show on Friday! We sold out The Royal Room, and it was a thrilling night for me. Thanks also to the Earshot Jazz Festival and everyone at The Royal Room.
Daniel Sheehan took some great photos at the show, and you can check them out on his blog HERE.
Steve will be celebrating the release of Center Song at The Royal Room on Friday, October 25th, as part of the 2013 Earshot Jazz Festival.
from the Earshot Jazz Festival website:
Seattle tenor saxophonist Steve Treseler celebrates the release of Center Song, with renowned guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, pianist Dawn Clement, guitarist Chris Spencer, bassist Jon Hamar, drummer Steve Korn. The group explores new material by Treseler, a piece by Jensen, a Lee Konitz tune, a Sunny Day Real Estate adaptation and some short improvisations.
Treseler attended the New England Conservatory. He graduated with a distinction in performance and was named Outstanding Soloist in the college division by DownBeat magazine. Back in the West, the young tenor player released his debut CD and his book The Living Jazz Tradition: A Creative Guide to Improvisation and Harmony. The highly regarded music education tool has been picked up by the University of Idaho and Central Washington University. Treseler attended the Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music, with resident artist Dave Douglas, and performs in the Washington Composers Orchestra (WACO), many other groups.
Click here to buy tickets from Stranger Tickets
Read the press release here.
Release Date: October 29, 2013 on CMA Records
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