The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at The Swiss featuring John Hansen
Sep
30
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at The Swiss featuring John Hansen

Music Fans,

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday September 30th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Max Wood on drums, and we'll be featuring special guest John Hansen on piano. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop which is our class that we teach every Tuesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821.

More information about our guest artist:
John Hansen is regarded as one of the most in-demand jazz pianists in the Northwest. A studied and musical ensemble player with a strong melodic vocabulary, John has always been recognizable for a unique personal voice.

His performance history includes such venues as NYC's Birdland, The Jazz Standard, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, DC's John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, Seattle's Jazz Alley and Tula's, and international festivals and tours in France, Japan, Korea, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Russia and Central America. During his career, John Hansen has performed and recorded with many of the Northwest's premiere, award-winning bands including: the Jay Thomas Quartet, Jim Knapp Orchestra, Kelley Johnson, and The Bill Ramsay-Milt Kleeb Band with Pete Christlieb. He has been invited to perform with The Seattle Symphony, Rick Margitza, Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Ernestine Anderson, The Woody Herman Orchestra, Bud Shank, Bobby Shew, David 'Fathead' Newman, and more.
 

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Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

House Concert on the Key Peninsula

Greetings music fans,

On Sunday September 23rd The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be presenting an intimate beach concert on the Key Peninsula.

Pack a blanket, your own cooler, and head to the Key Peninsula for a Sunday afternoon of Live Jazz Music. Enjoy 220 feet of private waterfront just across the way from Penrose State Park. Beach house, grounds, and kayaks available for shared use. 1pm-4pm.

Parking is onsite and there is over 1.3 acres to enjoy the concert with your own family or group of friends!

All proceeds from this event benefit our yearly programming which includes educational workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, performances, and cultural exchanges.

To make a reservation, please follow this link to our Airbnb page where you can find complete details and reserve a seat.
www.airbnb.com/experiences/229655

If you're not familiar with using Airbnb please contact me at kareemkandi@hotmail.com and we can make arrangements for your ticket.

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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at feat. Tim Fitzgerald at The Stadium Art, Wine, and Beer Walk
Sep
8
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at feat. Tim Fitzgerald at The Stadium Art, Wine, and Beer Walk

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Music Fans,

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing on Saturday September 8th for the 2018 Stadium District Art, Wine & Beer Walk in Tacoma WA. I'll be joined by Ryan Donnelly on bass, Max Wood on drums. and guest artist Tim Fitzgerald from Chicago on guitar. 5pm to 8pm, 21+.
Tickets are required and can be purchased online at:
http://www.stadiumartwineandbeerwalk.com/

More information about our guest artist:
Tim Fitzgerald is a Chicago based guitarist and bandleader. He is also author of the book 625 Alive: the Wes Montgomery BBC Concert Transcribed, which has been hailed as the "Ultimate Study of Wes Montgomery's music" (Just Jazz Guitar Magazine) and “One of the 50 greatest guitar books of all time” (The 50 Greatest Guitar Books). He has written columns for Downbeat Magazine, Just Jazz Guitar Magazine and Chicago Jazz Magazine and performed clinics at the Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival.
Tim has performed at venues from Chicago's Green Mill to the Luxor in Las Vegas, from NYC to Homer, AK. TV and film musical appearances include PBS's Art Beat, the Sony film "The Myth of Fingerprints" and the animated film "Hoodwinked, Too." The many luminaries he has performed with include Von Freeman, Wycliffe Gordon, Ron Perrillo, and Denis Charles.
 

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Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

House Concert in Tacoma Washington

Join us in our beautiful North Tacoma home for an evening of Live Jazz. Feel free to bring your own refreshments and look forward to an evening of world class jazz in an intimate setting. 6pm-9pm. 

The performance on August 17th will feature Kareem Kandi on saxophone, Greg Feingold on bass and Stefan Schatz on drums. 

All proceeds from this event benefit our yearly programming which includes educational workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, performances, and cultural exchanges.

To make a reservation, please follow the link below to our Airbnb page where you can find complete details and reserve a seat. 

https://abnb.me/4bcSMneFcP

 

 

 

 

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Jul
29
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi Wolrd Orchestra With Osama Afifi

Music Fans,

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday July 29th. I'll be joined by Holmberg Max on drums and we'll be featuring special guest, Osama Afifi on bass. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop, which is our Tuesday evening class held at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-527-2821

More about our guest artist:
Osama Afifi has been a professional bassist since 1983. He has recorded and performed live with many artists such as U.S. and Canadian tours with Yanni during the "Reflections of Passion", "Revolution in Sound", and "Dare to Dream" concert tours; a European and Canadian tour with French artist Vanessa Paradis; and a TV show on VH1 called Storytellers with The Doors. He worked with jazz vocalists Kurt Elling and Nnenna Freelon, The 5th Dimension, The Cadillacs, jazz saxophonist Gary Herbig, singer Debbie Boone, keyboardist Kei Akagi, Doors drummer John Densmore, Brazilian style guitar duo Hugo Jojo, and jazz trumpeter Tony Guerrero.

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting our season: KNKX Public Radio, Ted Brown Music, Titus-Will Cars, Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP.

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Jul
15
1:00 PM13:00

Jazz Concert on the Key Peninsula

Greetings music fans,

On Sunday July 15th The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be presenting an intimate beach concert on the Key Peninsula.


Pack a blanket, your own cooler, and head to the Key Peninsula for a Sunday afternoon of Live Jazz Music. Enjoy 220 feet of private waterfront just across the way from Penrose State Park. Beach house, grounds, and kayaks available for shared use. 1pm-4pm.

Parking is onsite and there is over 1.3 acres to enjoy the concert with your own family or group of friends!
All proceeds from this event benefit our yearly programming which includes educational workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, performances, and cultural exchanges.

To make a reservation, please follow this link to our Airbnb page where you can find complete details and reserve a seat. 

https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/229655

 

More information can be found at:

www.kkworldorchestra.org

 

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Jun
24
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra Featuring Jeff Busch

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday June 24th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass and we'll be featuring guest artist Jeff Busch on drums. We'll also be joined by students from our Tuesday night class, The Weekly Jazz Workshop ,which is held at Ted Brown Music. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge.
Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling:
253-572-2821

More information about Jeff:

Jeff Busch is an exuberant drummer/percussionist, vocalist, and composer whose passion for soulful music of varied traditions has led him to perform with jazz, blues, and gospel groups--as well as calypso, samba, and Cuban jazz ensembles. Between 1988-96, Jeff studied fine art, and music in Leeds, England. He studied percussion and drum set with Dave Hassel, calypso with steel drum master Dudley Nesbitt, and later Brazilian percussion with Jesse Bannister. In Leeds he first worked as a percussion accompanist for dancers at the Northern Contemporary Dance School; The Phoenix Dance Company and The Northern Ballet. Now based in Seattle, Jeff continues this work for the Cornish College of the Arts, and for Janelle Keane's Afro-Brazilian dance classes at the University of Washington Experimental College.

In 1997, Jeff spent six months in Brazil and studied with a variety of percussionists including Edmilson Costa Teixeira, Gilo do Pandeiro, and Mestres Memeu and Lazaro from Olodum. In 1998 Jeff returned to Brazil and had the opportunity to play and perform with the Jovino Santos Neto group which included drummer Marcio Bahia, bassist Arismar do Espirito Santo, and saxophonist Hans Teuber.

Currently Jeff continues to perform with a variety of groups in the Seattle area including the Jovino Santos Neto quinteto; Cuban jazz groups Rumba Abierta, and Tumbao led by pianist Julio Jauregui; and Cuban dance band Mango Son, led by Roberto Sanchez. He is the drummer at First AME church, and also plays for pianist Kent Stevenson, and gospel singer Patrinell Wright.

Jeff continues to teach percussion to people of all ages both privately and in schools and universities. He is currently the recipient of a King County Arts grant for a recording project entitled 'Drums and Voices - Contemporary Spirituals' which is a collaborative effort with gospel singer Patrinell Wright.
 

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May
13
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring guitarist Cole Schuster

Music Fans,
 

Sunday May 13th The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring guitarist Cole Schuster will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA. We'll be joined by Ryan Donnelly on bass, Max Wood on drums, and several students from our class, The Weekly Jazz Workshop held at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma WA. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821

 

More about Cole Schuster:

Nominated for a 2017 Golden Ear Award as an emerging artist, Cole is recognized as one of the first call guitarists on Seattle's very healthy music scene.

A versatile guitar player with virtuosic technique, Cole has shared the stage with jazz greats including Wycliffe Gordon, the Clayton Brothers, and Jeff Hamilton. Cole is a graduate of the Berklee School of Music, and also co-leads the 200 Trio.

 

Thank you to our sponsors KNKX Public Radio, Titus-Will Cars,  Ted Brown Music,  and Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP for sponsoring our 2018 season.

 



 

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Apr
29
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring Johnaye Kendrick

Music Fans,

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub on Tacoma WA on Sunday April 29th. I'll be joined by Chris Symer on bass, D'Vonne Lewis on drums and special guest Johnaye Kendrick on vocals. We'll also be featuring several students from our class, The Weekly Jazz Workshop which is held every Tuesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma WA. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821

Very special thanks to our sponsors:
Titus-Will Cars
KNKX Public Radio
Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP

For more information please visit:
www.kkworldorchestra.org
www.johnaye.com/site/biography/

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Mar
25
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra w/ Pete Christlieb at The Swiss

Music Fans,

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday March 25th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Max Holmberg on drums, and special guest Pete Christlieb Tenor Saxophonist. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma WA. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge.

Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling:
253-572-2821.

Come give a listen.

Very special thanks to our season sponsors:
Titus-Will Cars
Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP
KNKX Public Radio

If you are unable to attend but would like to support our programming, feel free to donate to our efforts. The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting concerts and educational workshops to the public. Most of our programming throughout the year is free to attend and open to everyone. You can make a tax deductible donation on our website: www.kkworldorchestra.org

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Feb
25
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at The Swiss feat. Jay Thomas

Music Fans,

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday February 25th. I'll be joined by Paul Gabrielson on bass, Stefan Schatz on drums, and special guest Jay Thomas on trumpet. We'll also be featuring several students from our weekly jazz workshop at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma WA. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge.
Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling:
253-572-2821.
Come give a listen.

Very special thanks to our season sponsors:
Titus-Will Cars
Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP
KNKX Public Radio

If you are unable to attend but would like to support our programming, feel free to donate to our efforts. The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting concerts and educational workshops to the public. Most of our programming throughout the year is free to attend and open to everyone. You can make a tax deductible donation on our website: www.kkworldorchestra.org

 

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Jan
28
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra with Tracy Knoop at The Swiss

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss in Tacoma WA on Sunday January 28th. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. The concert will feature Kareem Kandi on tenor saxophone, Tracy Knoop on alto saxophone, Greg Feingold on bass, Stefan Schatz on drums, and several students from our weekly jazz workshop held at Ted Brown music in Tacoma. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821.

 

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Dec
10
4:00 PM16:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring Sonya Accord

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at Pacific Brewing Company in Tacoma Washington on Sunday December 10th. We'll be featuring guest vocalist Sonya Accord and it's going to be a great night of music.  Rumor has it that vocalist Heather Accord will be joining us as well. 4pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-383-2337.

 

If you are unable to attend but would still like to support our monthly guest artist and student series you can make a tax deductible donation at: www.kkworldorchestra.org/make-a-donation/

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The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring Jacques Willis
Nov
26
5:00 PM17:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring Jacques Willis

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss in Tacoma Washington on Sunday November 26th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Matt Jorgensen on drums, and we'll be featuring guest artist Jacques Willis on the vibraphone. We'll also be featuring several talented students from our Weekly Jazz Workshop at Ted Brown Music. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821.

 

If you are unable to attend but would still like to support our monthly guest artist and student series you can make a tax deductible donation at: www.kkworldorchestra.org/make-a-donation/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at Ted Brown Music

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be doing a special concert and workshop at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma WA on Saturday October 14th as part of the Tacoma Arts Month series. 1pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge.

We'll be performing and discussing what we are doing in an open studio format. Along with answering questions about what goes on with improvisation during a live performance, we'll be discussing equipment and gear. I'll also be demonstrating the new Daddario Select Jazz mouthpieces and Daddario Reeds.

Ted Brown and Daddario Woodwinds will also be running a couple of very nice in store specials in honor of the occassion:

** Buy a Select Jazz alto or tenor mouthpiece, receive a box of Royal or Select Jazz reeds free.

** Buy a box of Royal or Select Jazz sax reeds, get another box free.




Sponsored by Ted Brown Music and D'Addario and Co. Woodwinds.



If you are unable to attend but would like to support our programming, feel free to donate to our efforts. The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting concerts and educational workshops to the public. Most of our programming throughout the year is free and open to the public. You can make a tax deductible donation on our website: www.kkworldorchestra.org

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Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra at Peaks and Pints

On Friday October 6th The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at Peaks and Pints in Tacoma Washington as part of Tacoma's Art Month Celebration.

The concert is free and open to the public and will feature the music of Thelonious Monk and Eddie Harris. Address: 3816 N. 26th Street, Tacoma WA.

Sponsored by Peaks and Pints and Edward Jones

 

 

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