The story of Bobby Ace; semi-professional third-rate road musician trying to make a living by singing the songs of Tom Waits in seedy bars and half-empty clubs. It is only when he loses himself in his fictional onstage persona that Bobby finds out who he truly is. This concert preview features actor Cole NeSmith in a bravura solo performance and nu-jazz band La Lucha live on the Timucua White House stage with special guests.
November 6, 2014:
House Concert featuring La Lucha with Jun Bustamante and special guest Benoit Glazer
Pianist John O’Leary, bassist Alejandro Arenas and drummer Mark Feinman have toured and performed at jazz festivals around the world, including events in Italy and France. They performed with singer/songwriter Jun Bustamante, along with the host of the Timucua White House music series and musical director of Cirque Du Soleil, trumpeter Benoit Glazer and a reading by Jazz On Edge founder Joseph Hayes.
Composer, producer, and singer/songwriter Jun Bustamante performed to an intimate living room audience, along with a performance by playwright, workwrite and Jazz On Edge producer Joseph Reed Hayes
13in13, the year-long creative project, spotlighted the talents of Brian Groder and Tonino Miano as they premiered their CD, FluiDENSITY, at the Timucua White House, and conducted a workshop and live session with UCF's jazz studies students. The fabulous Heather Friedman played a sold-out supper club event, and Tampa phenoms La Lucha headlined the closing event, the jazz play SOLOS.
The Per Danielsson Trio appeared with their latest CD, TIME WILL TELL, full of what the Swedish call känsla—feeling, emotion, soul. Also bringing emotion and feeling to the House'cast stage is Kerouac House writer-in-residence David W. Berner, and in his first Jazz On Edge appearance as a performer, playwright Joseph Reed Hayes releases some never-before heard scenes from his work.
Our first, invitation only event, featuring music by The Cook Trio, readings by Belinda Hulin and Sharon Hoffmann, and a live webcast on Facebook and uStream.
Jazz On Edge takes over the 299-seat Garden Theatre with an all-star fest featuring pianist Edward Simon, the Tiptons Sax Quartet, and a post-show jam with Brian Groder and Doug Mathews.
Jazz On Edge debuts with The Eastside Combo, Claire Courchene and from NYC, headliner Brian Groder.
Since 2008, Jazz On Edge has been dedicated to presenting the amazing range of music we know as jazz to an appreciative Orlando and online audience, and giving creative local and nationally-known musicians a place to perform their own music, without boundaries.
jazz on edge artists
David W. Berner
Joseph Reed Hayes
Lakeview MS Jazz Band
Jazz On Edge is produced by Orlando writer Joseph Hayes and The Comapny of Eccentric Beggars. Joseph created Jazz On Edge as a way to give great live jazz and original compositions a home in Orlando. An award-winning playwright, Joseph has performed with Brian Groder at the Jazz Gallery, NYC; Digital Media Arts Center, Orlando; and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach; with Cornelius Eady at the Atlantic Center; and with David Amram at Stardust, and Chapters, Orlando.