The Yellowjackets – Pioneers in Jazz Fusion

The Band Within a Band In 1977, Robben Ford brought together musicians of a veteran caliber to record, The Inside Story. This group consisted of keyboardist Russell Ferrante,  bassist Jimmy Haslip, and drummer Ricky Lawson. The group, including Robben Ford., that discovered a “chemistry” in their primarily instrumental sound. A sound that Robben’s record company felt needed…

The Brentano String Quartet and Jonathan Biss

Our long time clients (and friends) the Friends of Chamber Music have put together another wonderful blog post about their upcoming concert, the Brentano String Quartet and Jonathan Biss! The Artists The Quartet is named for Antonie Brentano, whom many scholars consider to be Beethoven’s “Immortal Beloved”, the intended recipient of his famous love confession….

Welsh Pianist Llŷr Williams to Perform in Kansas City

Guest Blog post by Dr. Larkin Sanders, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement The Friends of Chamber Music Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams is widely admired for his profound musical intelligence, and for the expressive and communicative nature of his interpretations.  He has worked with orchestras including the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic…