Jazz Composer Aziza Miller Appears on the GingerNewYork TV Show in New York City
Accompanied by Percussionist Alex Alexander & Bassist Calvin X. Jones - AZIZA MILLER - Performs on the Set of the GNY Show at Manhattan Neighborhood Network TV Studios, Friday, April 26, 2019, Spectrum Ch. 34 & HD 1995, 2pm.
Aziza Miller: She spellbinds audiences with her original compositions as well as her peerless musicianship that has sparked her acclaimed writing collaborations with Natalie Cole ("La Costa"), Ahmad Jamal ("Whisperings,"
Beyond her studio projects, Aziza's many talents have flourished everywhere from the Broadway stage to New York's Department of Education. She brought her expertise to the Professional Performing Arts School where Alicia Keys was among her many talented students. In 1997, she received the Presidential Scholar Distinguished Teacher Award from President Bill Clinton. She played in the orchestra for Oprah Winfrey's presentation of The Color Purple and was Musical Director for Rain Pryor's Fried Chicken & Latkes. Throughout her various endeavors, she authored a book called The Divanary: A Dictionary for Divas, which was inspired by her interactive musical piece "Divas Don't Apologize."
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Official Website: https://www.azizamiller.com/
Alex Alexander: is a first call session drummer/percussionist and appeared in the limited-engagement Broadway show, Rocktopia. Alex Alexander is first on the list of talented drummers when a producer or musician needs a drummer who will bring a solid performance and incredible creativity to a project. He has performed and recorded with many artists, including David Bowie, Dido, Eminem, Ritchie Blackmore, Rickie Lee Jones, Jimmy Cliff, Youssou N'Dour, Joy Askew, Bernie Worrell from P-Funk, Bruce Springsteen and many, many more. Alex Alexander invented an instrument called the Electric Djembe, using African djembes, ethnic percussion, Shure wireless microphones, and custom Guitar F-X pedals and loop boxes. Mr. Alexander is Co-Host and Event Coordinator of this show on GNY. https://www.alex-
Calvin X. Jones: Acoustic and electric bassist Mr. Jones was born in North Carolina. His recording resume numbers over 40 cds and he has toured and performed with Ray Anderson, Patti Austin, Don Braden, Cecil Brooks, Tom Brown, Alex Bugnon, Donald Byrd, Steve Coleman, Carla Cook,Ted Curson, Chico Freeman, Darrell Grant, Craig Harris, Jon Hendricks, Andrew Hill, Javon Jackson, Angela Johnson, Ronny Jordan, Eartha Kitt, Dave Koz, Les McCann, Greg Osby, Max Roach, Pharoah Sanders and James "Blood" Ulmer . Mr. Jones has performed on Broadway with "Bring 'N Da Noise, Bring 'N Da Funk (including the first national tour), "Aint Nothin' But The Blues" and "All Shook Up". Touring and performing has taken Mr. Jones to some 31 countries and 43 of the 50 states in the USA. (Source: www.abouttheswing.com)
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the "Kool Kats…Gotham Nights" greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick's unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Spectrum Channel 34 and HD Channel 1995, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST. It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website, www.mnn.org, Watch Now, Channels 1 and 5.
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