Rise Up Productions
Tel: 551-998-7116 / 201-333-7950
Websites: www.rupmusic.com / www.spiritoflifeensemble.com
To: Cultural Arts &Festival Presenters, & Booking Agents
RE: SOLE bookings for Your upcoming Cultural Affair The Spirit of Life Ensemble (SOLE) is a Jazz Big Band it performs (11-18pcs.):
there are several components to the Ensemble; a small combo performing 5-7pieces,
a mid size unit perfomings 8-10 pieces & a modern Big Band performing 11 or
more pieces. The Ensemble performs the music with a World Beat. SOLE has
performed for both Nat’l & Int’l audiences. SOLE has recorded/ released over
13 CD/ Album(s). SOLE’s latest CD is entitled: ""Passion & Purpose".
From modern Jazz Big Band to a small ensemble setting the SOLE performs the
music with a World Beat. SOLE represents a large collective of musicians/artists. In addition, SOLE produces an Artist-in-Residence Program, available for inter-generational Music Edu-tainment/ History Jazz for Kids Series, Classes, Clinics & Workshops
(beginner to master) specify instrumentation, etc.
The collective experience of SPIRIT OF LIFE ENSEMBLE members includes
performances and/or recordings with icons of Jazz such as: The Ellington Orchestra,
The Basie Orchestra, The Hampton Orchestra, Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, Olatunde,
Kenny Barron, John Hicks, Nancy Wlson, Ahmad Jamal, Charles Mingus, Bob Crenshaw, Horace Silver, Buddy Rich, Abbey Lincoln, Randy Weston, Eric Dolphy, Abdullah Ibrahim, Wynton Marsalis, Max Roach, McCoy Tyner, Archie Shepp, Sun Ra, Dee Dee Bridgewater,
Jerry Gonzalez & Fort Apache & Pharaoh Sanders to name a few.
THANK YOU! for considering us for your next perforamance.