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Dr. Ed Calle serves as King of Carnaval Miami 2013!
Carnaval Miami Performances
Ed's online store is now powered by www.WePay.com. Customers can now order music, buy recordings, contract recording and production services, and students can pay for online lessons available in synchronous and asynchronous delivery formats.
Jazz Institute (LJI) at Miami Dade College (MDC) is now a reality. The
a host of Latin Grammy winners and nominees as performers and clinicians.For
more information please visit: MDC
Latin Jazz Institute
The mission of the Miami Dade College Latin Jazz Institute is to teach, explore, create, foster, and celebrate the styles, traditions, and artistry of Latin jazz music and musicians in partnership with the diverse and talented music community around the globe.
The MDC Fall Fest celebration will bring together a host of Latin jazz greats for a free concert at the Kendall campus on November 20, 2009. The roster includes:
Sammy Figueroa (percussion)
Cheito Quiñones performing a tribute to Beny Moré
Paquito Hechavarria (piano)
Federico Britos (violin)
Jeff Carswell (bass)
Richard Bravo (congas)
Edwin Bonilla (timbales)
John Kricker (trombone)
Steve Sigmund (trombone)
Javier Sanchez (bass trombone)
Roger Umana (trumpet)
Cesare Turner (trumpet)
Brian Quezada (trumpet)
Steve Kirkland (alto sax)
Wayne Gutshall (tenor sax)
Mike Brignola (baritone sax)
Karla Vega (vocals)
Ana Martinez (vocals)
Freddy Presa (vocals)
and more to come.
Ed Calle's latest solo recording, In The Zone, released by Union Music Group and distributed via Warner Brothers Records, has been nominated for a 2007 Latin Grammy for Best Instrumental Record. In The Zone is a live, straight-ahead jazz recording featuring Ed's original compositions Mockingbird and Voyager and jazz standards including Joe Zawinul's Young and Fine, John Coltrane's Impressions, Errol Garner's Misty, and Brunislau Kaper's Invitation. The recorded performances feature outstanding collaborations with pianist Jim Gasior, trumpeter Jason Carder, bassist Rafael Valencia, guitarist Lindsey Blair, and drummer Jack Ciano. The recording is now available at your local record store and cyberspace music vendors. In the Zone is also available on iTunes and other Internet on-demand music retailers.
In addition to duties associated with being an Associate Professor Senior of Music Business and Technology at Miami Dade College, Ed has earned a Doctor of Higher Education Leadership degree at Nova Southeastern University graduating with a perfect 4.0 average. Now being published, his dissertation can be accessed by clicking on the link Comparison of Online and Traditional Community College Math Remediation. Dr. Calle is currently completing work on texts including books on Music Business, Music and Mathematics, Functional Jazz/Pop Harmony, and Saxophone Techniques.
performing around the world as a solo artist and as a featured soloist
with the legendary Arturo Sandoval, Negroni's
Trio, The World Music 5,
the Afro-Cuban Funk supergroup PALO!, the critically acclaimed Miami
Saxophone Quartet, and Chuck Bergeron's chart topping South
Florida Jazz Orchestra,
Ed is currently finishing
production of his newest record featuring all new original Latin jazz compositions
and arranged new original music recorded on the soon to be released Miami
Saxophone Quartet CD Four of a Kind and new original music and arrangements
for the sensational new group The World Music 5 featuring Negroni's
Trio, legendary violinist Federico Britos, and Dr. Ed Calle.
Calle's newest CD, In
The Zone, has been nominated for a 2007
Latin Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Album. This is Ed Calle's
2nd Latin Grammy nomination.
Ed's information online:
Field 8 — Instrumental
Best Instrumental Album
In The Zone
Live In Buenos Aires