Devin Gray ‘Fashionable Pop Music’ CD Release, Dirigo Ratplan IBeam Residency, Concerts Reply

a4052829472_10Devin Gray (BM ’06, Jazz Percussion) released a new CD, Fashionable Pop Music, with Ryan Ferreira, Jonathan Goldberger, and Chris Tordini. The album is available on Bandcamp and iTunes. Video trailers are up on Mr. Gray’s Youtube channel. Mr. Gray’s band Dirigo Rataplan, comprised of Ellery Eskelin, tenor saxophone, Dave Ballou, trumpets, and faculty member Michael Formanek, bass, have announced an IBeam Brooklyn concert residency, and are preparing to record their second album together. Dirigo Rataplan will play their new book of music for two sets a night on Friday and Saturday, June 17-18 at IBeam Brooklyn at 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm each night. View the Facebook event for more information.

Naxos Records Releases CD of Carl Czerny Performed by Rosemary Tuck, English Chamber Orchestra Reply

4ddd2640-1a64-46ad-bb6f-3c6d2df1c03dNaxos Records released a new CD in May featuring Rosemary Tuck (MM ’86, Piano) performing with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Richard Bonynge. The CD features Carl Czerny’s Grand concerto in A minor, Grand Nocturne Brilliant, and Variations de Concert de l’Opera ‘Le Siege de Corinthe.’ The CD has entered the UK Specialist Classical Music Charts top 20 this week.

Mark G. Meadows Releases New Single “What Would You Do,” Promo Video for Upcoming Album “To the People” Reply

51Xujgu3s9L._SS280Mark G. Meadows (GPD ’13, Jazz Piano; JHU BA ’11, Psychology) released a new single, “What Would You Do,” on Friday, April 8, available on Amazon. His album, “To The People,” will be released Friday, April 29. Mr. Meadows recently released a promo video for the new album on Youtube.