Here is a GREAT article, for your listening pleasure! Audiophile Experts talk to our recording producer Ray Dillard and Noble Street Studio manager Donny Da Silva to discover the complexities of recording the percussion instruments of NEXUS and balancing it all with the ethereal voice of Sepideh Raissadat.
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September 12: Joe Locke, Jack DeJohnette, tabla, reggae, taiko, gamelan, steel pans – and NEXUS!
Come boogie with us at Drum Boogie in the beautiful Catskill Mountains of New York! Do you believe this line up? (and it’s FREE!)
Join us in Ottawa August 3rd with Sepideh Raissadat
Please join us at the Ottawa ChamberFest on August 3rd when we perform an extraordinary program with Sepideh Raissadat.
Extraordinary line-up for Maverick Hall – and a Lifetime Achievement Award
You have caught us in the midst of an amazing ten days. It began on June 18 when Bill Cahn, fresh back from a kayaking vacation, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester.
Birthday Gifts for (and from) NEXUS
NEXUS enters its 45th year, next week! And what a way to usher in this milestone!
Wildly varied array of percussion music at Percussion Rochester, May 1st!
Join us for an exciting FREE concert of new works at Kilbourn Hall, 8:00 PM on Friday May 1st at the Eastman School of Music. Newly commissioned works by Grammy-winner Libby Larsen, the exceptional Michael Burritt and our very own Bill Cahn will be featured, performed by NEXUS with Michael Burritt and mezzo-soprano Katherine Ciesinski.
NEXUS with Paul Winter and Prana, April 19
Join us this Sunday April 19th at 3pm for an amazing collaboration, an extraordinary musical event: NEXUS in concert with Paul Winter and Prana! (Click here for Ticket info).
Link to listen to NEXUS with Sepideh Raissadat online
For those of us who were unable to view the Voice of American broadcast of NEXUS with Sepideh Raissadat, here is the link to the online and downloadable version! Thank you Sepideh!
NEXUS and Sepideh Raissadat on Voice of America Persia, today
Happy Nowruz! Today is the Persian New Year and at 3:30-4:30 pm (GMT) Sepideh Raissadat’s performance with Nexus and Sarv Ensemble will be broadcast at Voice Of America as a Nowruz celebration. (11:30 a.m. local Toronto time.) We can listen via computer link at http://ir.voanews.com/?mobile=no
So many exciting Spring projects!
We have set the clocks ahead, so it is officially Spring, and NEXUS has a busy season ahead with a number of exciting projects. This month began with a recording session with Sepideh Raissadat for VOA Persia. The video program is to be broadcast over Voice of America throughout Iran. Follow us on Facebook for… Read more »
Part 7 to 10 of Robin Engelman’s NEXUS World Tour Diary 1984
Robin has posted Part 7 to 10 of his NEXUS World Tour Diary from 1984 on his blog. Shanghai, buying instruments and silk, and Kwang Chao.Here are the links: Part 7 Click here Part 8 Click here Part 9 Click here Part 10 Click here
Great article on Alan Abel “Once In A Lifetime” event!
Check out this wonderful article in the February issue of Rhythm! Scene written by Lauren Vogel Weiss on the Philadelphia celebration of percussion for Alan Abel’s 85th Birthday! Great photos too. Read all about it by clicking here: Abel_85_Bday_Concert-RS
Nothing could be finer than NEXUS in Carolina
NEXUS is in residence at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC today and tomorrow and will be participating in North Carolina’s Days of Percussion on Saturday and Sunday.
Some great photos of the Alan Abel performance!
Bob has shared with us some great photos taken by Lauren Weiss at the Alan Abel birthday concert in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia review: “a bang-up occasion”!
Russell and Bob and NEXUS received a very nice notice in the the Philadelphia Inquirer. David Patrick Stearns’ entertaining review enjoys covering this “bang-up occasion” – the 85th birthday tribute to Alan Abel on November 16th. The stage was so full of “instrumental hardware”, it was a case of “marimba gridlock”!