NEWS and PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER 2014!!

Greetings, everyone!
I hope this season finds you well!

Here are some of the varied performances I will be part of this upcoming month:

SUNDAY, SEPT 21 2-4 PM free CONCERT AND TANGO dance lesson at Union Square, SF
I will be playing accordion with the inimitable TANGO NO. 9 !! wonderful arrangements of Piazzolla and more! with Zoltan DiBartolo on vocals, Joshua Brody, piano, Catherine Clune, violin, and Greg Stephens on the trombone!

FRIDAY, OCT 3 9 pm Allison’s Cabaret Nouveau opens for the LEE VILENSKY TRIO!
STUDIO GRAND 3234 Grand Ave, Oakland $8-15

SATURDAY, OCT 11 2 AND 8 PM WITH THE SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY at Green Center, Sonoma State Univ.
SUNDAY, OCT 12 3 PM
MONDAY, OCT 13 8 PM performing celesta in Bartok’s “Miraculous Mandarin”

I am also working on a solo piano recording of Georges Rubissow Nocturnes to be released by the end of the year!
Truly exciting!!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR !!!! May 21-24th, 2015!! “THE SEVEN DEADLY PLEASURES” will open the SF International Arts Festival at Fort Mason!! this exciting cabaret rock opera sold out all performances in April 2014 at A.C.T.’s Costume Shop!!

Listen to more live music and have a wonderful autumn!

New Nocturnes CD Celebration Concert

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 11 8 PM
COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF SAN FRANCISCO
544 CAPP ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
ADMISSION $15/10 Seniors and students
RECEPTION TO FOLLOW

New Nocturnes CD Celebration Concert

ALLISON LOVEJOY and COLIN FARISH, pianists, perform New Nocturnes by composers Chus Alonso, Rob Reich, Colin Farish, Kirke Mechem, Veronika Krausas and others.

Also, original compositions and arrangements by COLIN FARISH.

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Allison’s Nocturne by Colin Farish

A beautiful new piece by Colin Farish commissioned for the New Nocturnes recording.

This is a modern and fresh set of interpretations of the Nocturne for piano, with influences of jazz, Romantic, flamenco and contemporary styles. Other pieces by Marcus Shelby, Rob Reich, Kirke Mechem and Veronika Krausas add to this beautiful collection.

Release date September 28 on CDbaby, Itunes and more…

 

Hello world!

Welcome!

This has been quite a month..

Here are some updates on projects and upcoming shows!

This month I had the pleasure of recording New Nocturnes on the Fazioli Grand at Stillwater Sound Studios in Mill Valley.
With producer Candace Forest, I recorded 15 pieces by composers I have known from San Francisco, New York, Argentina, Los Angeles and elsewhere.
This beautiful music embraces jazz, classical and other styles of music.
Jason Martineau, Rob Reich, Veronika Krausas, Georges Rubissow, Michael Glenn Williams, Dino Saluzzi, Diane Rahbee and Colin Farish are represented by beautiful tonal landscapes… Many of these Nocturnes were commissioned for this recording.
There is also a Lovejoy Nocturne in the mix.

Please contribute to the Kickstarter Fund I’m starting this month..

THEATER:

The Killer Story is a fantastic Noir style play with music composed by Randy Craig. It’s at the Marsh Berkeley, and I’m playing the show every Friday and Saturday night beginning April 27th.
I’ll also play an opening cabaret set of originals every Saturday at 715, with special guests Mr Lucky, Zoltan diBartolo and Tom Jonesin on Fridays.

http://www.themarsh.org/a_killer_story

GREAT Stuff!

CMC
The Community Music Center Piano Faculty MArathon…
this Sunday, April 28.. 3 pm

Music of Eastern Europe.. 544 Capp St, San Francisco

http://www.sfcmc.org/site/calendar

I’ll be playing one of my favorite Liszt piano works on this concert!

AND, this FRIDAY night!!
The Rite Spot! 17th st at Folsom 9-12 pm FREE!

I’ll play piano solo, both Classical and early Jazz and Ragtime, with some original cabaret later in the evening.