Das Ministry of Culture veranstaltet zusammen mit der US-Embassy ein Konzert am Qal’at al Bahrain Museum am Samstag den 8.Oktober um 20 Uhr.
Ursprünglich war das Konzert für den 7. angesagt, aufgrund von Unruhen und den damit verbundenen Strassensperren wurde es nun auf den 8.Oktober verlegt.
Über die Band: 2011 Bistro Award „Outstanding Musical Group“ 2010 Nighlife Award „Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist“ 15th Annual Billboard World Song Contest Winner Fresh and unique, the Johnny Rodgers Band is brilliant jumping from one style to another with the ease of an expert trapezist: pop, rock, jazz. Their music literally takes you on a guided tour of American pop exhibiting the driving energy of rock and roll, blended with jazz sophistication. The band’s chemistry and Johnny’s personable stage presence completes the formula that creates the band’s dynamic performances. Johnny Rodgers Band was formed in New York City in 2003, when award-winning singer-songwriter-pianist Johnny Rodgers created „The Band“ he had always dreamed of to add musical depth to his road-tested original songs. Johnny pulled together accomplished musicians with vast experience who were familiar with performing in all styles from pop to jazz and classical. The music comes alive with Brian Glassman on bass, Danny Mallon on drums, Joe Ravo on guitar and Johnny on vocals at the piano or on guitar. Two years after the bands formation, the Johnny Rodgers Band’s debut album, Box of Photographs was released featuring Johnny’s original songs. His songs take you on side trips to places like upbeat New Orleans and Memphis soul. The album includes Grammy-winner Randy Brecker and his legendary sound on several jazz style cuts on the twelve-track album. Johnny Rodgers Band is always attracting new audiences at the many clubs, festivals, and private events where they perform across the country. They have performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Bottom Line, Birdland, The Metropolitian Room and The Jazz Standard in New York City, Ryles in Cambridge MA, Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club and Van Dykes on Miami Beach, as well at many festivals like Festival Miami at the University of Miami. JOHNNY RODGERS – piano, vocals, guitar Johnny Rodgers a Miami native who resides in New York City. In between concert tours, writing and recording sessions with the band, Johnny Rodgers tours the world with Liza Minnelli and her orchestra as featured guest artist. In addition to wowing the crowds at his own performances, he has shared the stage with such diverse luminaries as Paul McCartney, Michael Feinstein, Stephen Schwartz, Ann Hampton Callaway, Dave Koz, Joel Gray, Debbie Gravitte and Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders. WINNER – Bistro Award – Musical Group – New York Performances 2011 WINNER – Nightlife Award – Best Cabaret Vocalist 2010 Selected – Rhythm Road tour to Southeast Asia & the Pacific Islands 2010 Selected – Armed Forces Entertainment – what an honor to serve WINNER – 15th Annual Billboard World Song Contest – Americana/Folk category (Home to Mendocino) WINNER – Songwriter’s Hall of Fame – Abe Oldman Award 2002 (Is It The Way?) WINNER – BackStage Bistro Award – Outstanding New York Debut 2002 WINNER – Best One Man Show – Show Business Weekly WINNER – MAC Award – Best Male New York Debut 2002 WINNER – New York Sheet Music Society – Gerald Marks Award 2002 BRIAN GLASSMAN – Double Bass Listen for the deep, complex tones of Brian’s 200 year old early American bass. His experience is vast and he is a chameleon of musical styles having played with Lionel Hampton, Paquito Di Rivera, John Pizzarelli, Margaret Whiting and Robert Goulet. DANNY MALLON – Drums, Percussion, Background Vocals Try playing the percussion frog along with Danny as he opens the song ‚Mary Jean‘. Danny has recorded and performed with artists in all styles such as Woody Mann, Liza Minnelli, Phobe Snow, Randy Brecker, Gene Bertoncini, Richard Barone and Tom Harrell. JOE RAVO – Nylon String Guitar Joe, a native New Yorker and multi-faceted guitarist has performed with Jazz greats Dave Brubeck, Stanley Turrentine and Gerry Mulligan. He studied with classical guitarist Alexander Bellow and Oscar Gighlia at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena Italy. Joe is known for his Brazilian finger stylings. Management: Amy Hafner A Breath of Fresh Air LLC 305.283.6274 email@example.com