Holiday Greetings! We're happy to announce that Carmen Lundy will be at The Jazz Standard in NYC December 26-29! She'll be spending four nights between Christmas and the New Year at the Standard with John Beasley on piano, Kenny Davis on bass, and Jamison Ross on drums. Come celebrate the holidays with us – it’s sure to be a festive, fun and lively set of evenings. What better time than Christmas in New York! www.jazzstandard.net
We're looking forward to exciting new musical adventures in 2013.
Thanks to everyone for your support of CHANGES this past year. We're honored to be mentioned on several Top Jazz Album Lists of 2012, including Jazz Inside Magazine in the U.S. and
Soul Brother Records in the U.K.! This stunning album features original songs by Carmen, and includes her trio of Anthony Wonsey on piano, Kenny Davis on bass, and 2012 Winner of the prestigious Thelonius Monk Competition, drummer Jamison Ross! It also features Oscar Castro-Neves on guitar, with Nolan Shaheed and George Bohanon on trumpet and trombone.
Stream the entire album CHANGES and also view the Video EPK right here!
Carmen Lundy’s 12th CD release, and one of her finest ever, features 8 new originals composed and arranged by Carmen Lundy, and one lone but standout classic, “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square”.
Her core band of stellar musicians - Anthony Wonsey on piano, Kenny Davis on bass, and Jamison Ross on drums - and special guest artists Oscar Castro-Neves on guitar, Nolan Shaheed on trumpet and flugelhorn, and George Bohanon on trombone, round out this superb collection of new songs. Recorded and mixed by the incomparable Don Murray and mastered by the legendary Doug Sax, this album is sure to win over old and new fans alike.
What better time of year to be in NYC than the Christmas Holidays! Celebrate the Winter holidays with us at the Jazz Standard in NYC, December 26 - 29. We'll toast to the New Year and get you on your way to a magical 2014. And, for those of you in the Pittsburgh area, be sure to catch the tribute to Dr.
Carmen Lundy had the honor and extreme pleasure of meeting Former President of South Africa Thabo Mbeki and his wife when they attended Carmen's concert at the Joy of Jazz Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa. Specifically there to hear Carmen Lundy's set, Mbeki asked to meet Carmen afterwards, and she and Elisabeth Oei joined them in their private quarters and even shared a light meal!
August brings us to the legendary Joy of Jazz Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, our host on the nights of August 23rd and 24th. Summer into Fall starts off with a night at the trendy Blue Whale in downtown Los Angeles on Sept. 19th to kick off a CA tour highlighted by a concert set at the iconic Monterey Jazz Festival on Friday, September 20th. A performance at the Harris Center for the Arts in Sacramento is on Sept.
SOUL BROTHER RECORDS - ALBUMS OF THE YEAR 2012
JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: CARMEN LUNDY - CHANGES
Carmen Lundy is one of the leading female jazz vocalists and on her 12th album 'Changes' she sounds better than ever, accompanied by a six piece jazz combo.
We are so sorry to report that the Blue Note in NYC has cancelled our dates, July 11-14, 2013. Due to circumstances beyond our control, we will miss seeing our friends and fans this July. Be assured, we'll be rescheduling NY dates very soon, and as soon as we know the new dates, we will let you know! Stay tuned.
Christopher Loudon, longtime journalist with JazzTimes, had a chance to chat with Carmen about her recent album "CHANGES" along with many other significant musical adventures, including the long journey to her current lofty status. As Loudon states in this interview he titles Overdue Ovation, "Carmen Lundy is Freedom In Music Personified". Enjoy this informative, insightful and very personal chat with Carmen Lundy. http://carmenlundy.com/jazz-times-sept-2012
Summer gets a sizzling start with Carmen Lundy joining Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project at The Playboy Jazz Festival on June 17th. The Hollywood Bowl is the perfect Summer setting for this amazing concert event.
Then on July 4th Carmen is in Montreal for one of the world's finest Festivals - The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. It's sure to create musical fireworks! See her at Club Soda.