Next in the series of jazz-enabled theater written for the Timucua stage, we return with a new work, featuring a live soundtrack imagined and performed by La Lucha pianist John O'Leary.
Following the successful 2015 Timucua production of “Tom Waits For No Man”, we returned to the White House with a new work, “Bucket Boy”, featuring unexpected performances from poet Gloria Muñoz, actress Alison Burns and La Lucha drummer Mark Feinman as The Bucket Boy, with a guest appearance from oboist Beatriz Ramirez-Belt.
The story of Bobby Ace; semi-professional third-rate road musician trying to make a living by singing the songs of Tom Waits. This sold-out concert preview featured actor Cole NeSmith in a bravura solo performance and jazz wonders John O'Leary, piano; Mark Feinman, drums; Chuck Archard, bass; Riad Abdulsalam, tabla; Jeremy Birdsall, guitar; Loi Jeannette, vocals; and Daniel Jordan, saxophone. live on the Timucua White House stage.
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, conducted a workshop in improvisation at the University of Central Florida and then played a live session with their students.
13in13, the year-long creative project, featured the fabulous Heather Friedman, playing a packed-to-the-rafters sold-out supper club event.
13in13, the year-long creative project, brought Tampa phenoms La Lucha with guest trumpeter Matthew Mill onstage as the live band/third character in the jazz play SOLOS at the Orlando Shakespeare Center.
The Per Danielsson Trio (Marty Morell, Richard Drexler) 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; with La Lucha at the Timucua White House; and with David Amram at Stardust, and Chapters, Orlando.