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BINGO A CD Release Concert For Children and Their Jazz-Loving Parents

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October 17, 2005

To: Listings/Critics/Features From: JAZZ PROMO SERVICES Press Contact: JIM EIGO, [email protected]

Soundbrush Records is pleased to present…

BINGO A CD Release Concert For Children and Their Jazz-Loving Parents.... NOVEMBER 20th at 4pm (concert will last one hour)

At the NY Society for Ethical Culture-CEREMONIAL HALL 2 West 64th Street at Central Park West New York, NY 10023 212-874-5210 www.nysec.org/

$10 ticket price (all seats) Tickets www.smarttix.com (212) 868-4444

BINGO- Songs for Children in English with Brazilian and Caribbean Rhythms. Arranger and pianist Roger Davidson formed BINGO, an ensemble of leading Jazz musicians, to breathe new life into cherished childhood tunes. In addition to Brazil's legendary Paulo Braga and Marivaldo dos Sontos, Bingo features vocalist Christy Baron, whose pristine singing brings sophistication and groove to these time-worn classics.

Selections will include these timeless children's favorites…

B-I-N-G-O; Froggy Went a Courtin'; This Old Man; Home on the Range; He's Got the Whole World in His Hands; Baby Beluga; All the Pretty Horses; Scarborough Fair; Kumbaya; Sleep, My Child; Who's That Tapping at the Window?; The Fox; Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; The Riddle Song; Lullaby Waltz; Three Blind Mice; and Happy Birthday.

What the critics are saying about Bingo Songs for Children in English with Brazilian and Caribbean Rhythms…

“Highly recommended for folks who have families, as well as for those who don't think they do, Bingo takes you back to those grammar school days when innocence ran through our veins everywhere we went". –Jim Santella AllAboutJazz.com

“Baa, Baa Black Sheep is a gem! The old favorite gets a great vocal by Christy Baron, some rollicking sax work by Aaron Heick and a “Peanuts” style piano solo by Davidson" –JAZZREVIEW.COM

“Happy Birthday closes BINGO with a fiery-hot samba parade that makes you want to celebrate." –ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM

“This could bring more of the younger generation into the folds of jazz early on. Bravo!" –George Carroll eJazzNews.com

“This is one of the best recordings for children that I have ever heard since Ella Jenkins and Pete Seeger were recording simple folk tunes." Roberta Zlokower RobertaontheArts.com

Roger Davidson's recorded works range from choral and symphonic pieces to tangos. As a pianist, he continually stretches himself, and keeps exploring the art of jazz piano. Most recently his Amor por el Tango (Soundbrush) has been hailed by Billboard as a “fine record with bold arrangements ... the Davidson originals show the composer’s uncanny feel for tango as well as his distinctive take on the genre.”With his Roger Davidson Trio that includes legendary Brazilian drummer Paulo Braga and reknowned bassist David Finck, he has produced several recordings including Rodgers in Rio, and a forthcoming album, Ten to Twelve. Classical compositions include “Mandala and other Orchestral Recordings by Roger Davidson," conducted by Carl St.Clair and Kirk Trevor with soloists Richard Stoltzman and Jeffrey Silberschlag (MMC Recordings). Davidson has also produced Ancient Voyage, an album of improvised music for various instruments with oboeist Susan de Camp.

For more info about Bingo and Roger Davidson visit: www.soundbrush.com

Interview requests, photos, and promos contact:

Jim Eigo Jazz Promo Services 269 S Route 94 Warwick, NY 10990 T: 845-986-1677 / F: 845-986-1699 E-Mail: [email protected] Web Site: www.jazzpromoservices.com/

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