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Classical Music Festival In Texas With Violin Prodigy Xia Xia Zhang As Featured Artist on May 5th

Classical violinist Xia Xia Zhang is getting ready for 2 big show at the Italian Seasonings classical music festival in Kingwood, TX as a featured artist. The show is presented by The Kingwood Chorale & Chamber Orchestra and takes places this weekend on Saturday May 5th @ 7:30pm and Sunday May 6th @ 6:00pm. Tickets are available here. You can get a taste of what’s to come from this amazing festival by grabbing your free download of Xia Xia’s violin performance of Franck Violin Sonata Mvt. 2. The free download is on Noisetrade.

Xia Xia has been traveling around the world with her violin performing for a wide variety of audiences. From a distinguished scholar at Royal Academy of Music in London, to Doctor of Musical Arts at age 27, she has been awarded numerous prizes all over the world. For her earlier career in China, her name had been listed in the Chinese Musician’s Dictionary for Child Prodigies (1996 Edition), when she was 9. Check out her new video on Youtube, it’s already gotten over 1k views!

You can check out her music on SoundCloud and stay up to date with more upcoming performances on her website at www.xiaxiazhang.com.

 

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Get a Free Download of Classical Music From Xia Xia Zhang Before Her Next Big Show

Looking for more classical violin music? Look no further than Xia Xia Zhang! This talented young woman has made a name for herself in the classical music community. Not only is she a distinguished scholar at Royal Academy of Music in London, has a Doctor of Musical Arts at age 27, she has also been awarded numerous prizes all over the world. You can get a free download of her violin performance of Franck Violin Sonata Mvt. 2 available on Noisetrade.

Xia Xia is getting ready for a big show at Texas A&M University next Thursday April 26th, 2018. The performance starts at 6:30pm, and judging from this new song it’s not a show you’d want to miss! Being born into a creative family, its no wonder she turned out to be a child prodigy! For her earlier career in China, her name had been listed in the Chinese Musician’s Dictionary for Child Prodigies (1996 Edition), when she was 9.You can check out her music on SoundCloud and stay up to date with upcoming performances on her website at www.xiaxiazhang.com.

 

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Global Music Award Winner Xia Xia Zhang Showcases Classical Violin Talent Live in Texas

Classical violin virtuoso Xia Xia Zhang has been showcasing her amazing talent all around Texas. The gold medal winner of the Global Music Awards will be performing Sunday, April 15, 2018 @ 6:00pm at an ‘Evening in Venice, Annual Patron Event’ at The Overlook in Atascocita, TX. You can check out her Facebook for more info.

Xia Xia has been traveling around the world with her violin performing for a wide variety of audiences. From a distinguished scholar at Royal Academy of Music in London, to Doctor of Musical Arts at age 27, she has been awarded numerous prizes all over the world. Being born into a creative family, it’s no wonder she turned out to be a child prodigy! For her earlier career in China, her name had been listed in the Chinese Musician’s Dictionary for Child Prodigies (1996 Edition), when she was 9.

You can check out her music on SoundCloud and stay up to date with upcoming performances on her website at www.xiaxiazhang.com.

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Kitaro Presents Free Music Concert For Healing Community at Raven Performing Arts Theater this Sunday

Grammy Award Winning New Age/World Music Artist, Kitaro who is a Sonoma Valley Resident donates his time to bring spiritual healing and mindfulness to residents of the area who were affected by the Sonoma County fires.   With so many affected by the recent events, there is still much to be grateful for and Kitaro hopes his music will provide help and hope to the minds and souls of so many who have been dealing with so much and/or so little during these trying times.  The concert is intended for not only those that lost their homes or loved ones, but also for fire relief workers, social workers and educators who have done so much for so many during, and in the days and months following the fires. 

Prior to his concert “Kojiki and the Universe” which takes place on Sunday night, November 19 at the Raven Performing Arts Theater; Kitaro will perform a FREE concert during the day at the Raven venue.  The Doors open at 2:30 pm and the music begins at 3:30 pm.   

Capacity for the event is limited.   In order to obtain your FREE Tickets (1st come-1st served) basis to potential recipients, you must register here .  Once all the tickets have been distributed, potential recipients can request to be put on the waiting list by email to:  info@livemusiclantern.org

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Popular Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes Released an Acoustic cover of hit song by Joni Mitchell

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Cheryl Barnes (www.CherylDBarnes.com) recently released her full-length album Listen To This and is scoring airplay everywhere from KCRW in Los Angeles to WNVW (The Wave) in Cleveland. The album was produced by Rahn Coleman, who has worked with legends such as: Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Barry White, Ray Charles and Tom Jones. Barnes’ show will be under the musical direction of the executive producer of Listen To This, Keyboardist Phillip Cabasso. You can watch the music video for her current single “Come With Me” on Youtube.

A fresh and powerful new voice from the contemporary jazz scene, Barnes’ multi-format appeal has also earned her significant Triple AAA airplay for her heartfelt, jazzy rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Come In From The Cold.” Her album continues to pick up spins and is now chart bound on SmoothJazz.com’s Top 50 Album Chart! You can get a free download of “What’s On Your Mind” at http://www.CherylDBarnes.com.

To learn more, visit her website at www.CheryldBarnes.com.

You can also connect with her on Facebook.

You can download “Listen To This” on iTunes.

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Smooth Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes Released an Acoustic Version of Joni Mitchell’s Hit Song

A fresh and powerful new voice from the contemporary jazz scene, Cheryl Barnes (www.CherylDBarnes.com) recently released her full-length album Listen To This and is scoring airplay everywhere from KCRW in Los Angeles to WNVW (The Wave) in Cleveland. The album was produced by Rahn Coleman, who has worked with legends such as: Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Barry White, Ray Charles and Tom Jones. Barnes’ show will be under the musical direction of the executive producer of Listen To This, Keyboardist Phillip Cabasso. You can watch the music video for her current single “Come With Me” on Youtube.

Barnes’ multi-format appeal has also earned her significant Triple AAA airplay for her heartfelt, jazzy rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Come In From The Cold” Her newly released acoustic version of “Come in From the Cold” will be going for adds at Triple AAA Radio on Oct. 13th. This week, her album has picked up more spins and is now chart bound on SmoothJazz.com’s Top 50 Album Chart! You can get a free download of “What’s On Your Mind” at www.CherylDBarnes.com.

To learn more, visit her website at www.CheryldBarnes.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook. You can download “Listen To This” on iTunes.

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Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes Will Be Supporting Pet Mania This July At The Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood

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Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes will be supporting pet care and rescue on Sunday July 12, 2014 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Barnes, and 4 other Jazz artists, will perform at brunch to benefit local Burbank pet care/rescue store Pet Mania. In addition to brunch and live music performances, there will be a silent auction! Join in on the fun and support a good cause by making your reservation today at (323)-466-2210.

Cheryl has just released her fourth studio album, “Listen to This”, and has recently finished filming a music video with award winning videographer David West for her latest single “Come With Me”. Barnes has been climbing the charts making her way to #6 most added on SmoothJazz.com and #3 most added on the Billboard Smooth Jazz charts. You can also tune into WFSK JAZZY 88.1 at Fisk University in Nashville, TN where Cheryl is the featured artist of the week.

To learn more, visit her website at www.CheryldBarnes.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook, and you can download “Listen To This” from iTunes.

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The Musical Director of American Idol, Rickey Minor, Loves Cheryl Barnes’s New Adult Contemporary Album

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Rickey Minor, Musical Director on American Idol, loves Cheryl Barnes’s new Adult Contemporary album “Listen to This”! He reviewed the album saying: “Cheryl’s voice is sultry and full of soul. [Hearing her sing], you’ll be instantly transported to a place of warmth and serenity.  Simply timeless.” Rickey Minor is a famous composer and music producer, now best known as the former musical director and bandleader on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

“Listen To This” is Cheryl’s fourth studio album and is an intense collaboration with her husband/pianist Phil Cabasso. Produced by Rahn Coleman and also featuring the impassioned piano playing of her husband Phil Cabasso, “Listen to This” was patiently rendered over a 5-year period, prepared with tender loving care utilizing Los Angeles’ finest, including soloists saxophonists Rickey Woodard and Pete Christlieb, pianists John Hammond and Joel Scott, and trumpeter Nolan Shaheed. Cheryl’s life has revolved around loving music, and this album is the fruit of her personality and passion.

You can listen to the track “Like Jazz” recorded in Live at the Rockwell Table and Stage here: http://tinyurl.com/likejazz.
To learn more, visit her website atwww.CheryldBarnes.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook at: http://bit.ly/CherylBarnes-Facebook, and you can download “Listen To This” from iTunes at: http://bit.ly/CherylBarnes-mp3.

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Check Out Smooth Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes On Facebook To Hear Vocals Reminiscent of Anita Baker

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Smooth Jazz singer Cheryl Barnes has just released her new album titled “Listen to This” on iTunes. If you are a fan of Anita Baker’s vocals and Jazz musicians such as Gregory Porter, Harry Connick Jr, and Nancy Wilson, you’ll love this album! ““Listen To This” is Cheryl’s fourth studio album and it’s an intense collaboration with her husband/pianist Phil Cabasso.  “Listen To This” is nothing short of amazing.

Beginning at age 9 through college, Cheryl Dyrithe Barnes amassed 16 years of formal classical vocal training which led to appearances with symphony orchestras in Denver, Florida and Wisconsin. The rigorous programming reinforced her innate abilities and enabled her to move with ease between musical genres. Cheryl is a classically trained jazz singer in possession of remarkable depth, range and technique. Loved around the world as a captivating live performer, now in 2014, Cheryl returns with her fourth and finest album to date, a studio recording entitled Listen to This for which every one of the twelve selections is a personally inspired gem. But what sets this project apart is Cheryl’s incredible voice, which imbues each word she sings with a beauty and clarity all its’ own, taking the listener along on an extraordinary journey as the story of each song unfolds. “After years of touring and working with a multitude of artists, I’ve decided now is the time to focus my energies on my own CD,” said Barnes, “It’s been a long time in the making and I’m very proud of both the music and the breadth of the songs and musicians on this album.”

Cheryl has an upcoming show at House of Music & Entertainment (H.O.M.E) in Beverly Hills on May 15, 2014; more details to come! She was also just interviewed on the UK’s Krystal Radio Jazz Show and you can listen to it here. To Learn more, visit her website at www.CheryldBarnes.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook.You can download “Listen To This” from iTunes.

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If You’re Looking for New Jazz Music Similar to Harry Connick, Jr. Check out Cheryl Barnes on iTunes

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Cheryl Barnes has some new music for you off of her new album “Listen To This”. If you You’re a fan of Harry Connick Jr. and Jazz music then “Listen To This” will blow you away! “Listen To This” was patiently rendered over a 5-year period, prepared with tender loving care utilizing Los Angeles’ finest, including soloists saxophonists Rickey Woodard and Pete Christlieb, pianists John Hammond and Joel Scott, and trumpeter Nolan Shaheed.

Cheryl Barnes is the #4 most added artist on smoothjazz.com and has been added to radio playlists all around the country this month.  Cheryl Barnes is the quintessential performer, wowing audiences worldwide with her unerring sense for creating and sustaining a musical and personal rapport, be it within intimate club settings or commanding concert stages. The lady has shared the stage with Quincy Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Lou Rawls, J.J. Johnson and Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. In Los Angeles, she has performed in acclaimed venues including the Parisian Room, Memory Lane, The Baked Potato, the Jazz Bakery and CatalinaBar & Grill. Backing her live and in the studio have been some of the finest in jazz, among them bassists James Hughart, Tony Dumas, David LeVray and Robert Russell, drummers Ralph Penland, Quentin Dennard and Kendall Kaye, pianist Bill Cunliffe, and trumpeter Carl Saunders.

To Learn more visit her website at www.CheryldBarnes.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook. You can download “Listen To This” from iTunes.

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