I wish to share some exciting events coming up in March.
New York performances celebrating the release of Venezuelan Suite. The Jazz Fellowship Award of the American Pianist Association.
I'm thrilled that next month I'll be performing with Ensemble Venezuela at Jazz Standard and Bailey Hall. I will be joined by Adam Cruz, Roberto Koch, John Ellis, Elena Pinderhughes, Edmar Castaneda, Luisito Quintero and Leonardo Granados. Join us in celebrating the release of Venezuelan Suite, selected among Best Latin Releases of 2014 - New York City Record.
Edward Simon among final jurors of the Jazz Fellowship Awards of the APA
I will join distinguished colleagues to serve on the jury of the Jazz Fellowship Awards of the American Pianists Association. The winner will be named the Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association and receive a prize worth over $100,000- the largest in the world for a young American jazz pianist. Finals will be March 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM at Hilbert Circle Theatre in Indianapolis, and will feature the finalists with Dianne Reeves, the Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, and webcast host Christian McBride. NBC news anchor Lester Holt is the Honorary Chair.The live webcast can be viewed atwww.americanpianists.org beginning at 7:30 PM EDT.