Thursday, August 6, 2009

Just Announced: Bourbon to Bleecker: Marlon Jordan, Bill Summers of Headhunters, David, Ryan, Jamal & Damon Batiste and Berthena

Bourbon to Bleecker: A Katrina Relief Club Strut: Marlon Jordan , Bill Summers of Headhunters , David, Ryan, Jamal & Damon Batiste and Berthena ON SALE NOW.

Marlon Jordan
The New Orleans-born Trumpeter Marlon Jordan was one of the "Young Jazz Lions" who were signed, recorded and promoted on major record labels in the 1980s. He recorded three impressive LPs for Columbia from 1998 to 1992, For You Only, Learson's Return, and The Undaunted, and one for the Arabesque label entitled Marlon's Mode in 1997. His latest album, Marlon Jordan featuring Stephanie Jordan, You Don't Know What Love Is announces the return of an exceptional trumpeter.

Bill Summers of Headhunters
A highly accomplished musician, percussionist, and ethnomusicologist, Bill Summers has performed and recorded with Joe Zawinul, Dianne Reeves, Anita Baker, Stevie Wonder, and George Benson, in addition to his various solo projects. He maintains a deep commitment to world music through his personal study with ethnic masters, as demonstrated through his deft ability on a variety of instruments.

David, Ryan, Jamal & Damon Batiste
David Russell Batiste, Jr. is a drummer based in New Orleans. Brought up in a musical family, Batiste started playing drums at the age of four. He also learned to play keyboards, saxophone, guitar and bass, and started to play in the family band when he was seven.

Damon Batiste is a producer and musician.

Jamal Batiste tours with Los Ombres Caliente.

Ryan Batiste is a student at NOCCA.

Berthena is an R&B singer that just loves all types of music and that loves to dance. She has been in dancing for 9 yrs doing ballet, tap, jazz, and pointe, and she has been singing since she was 3 yrs old.


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