Music Arts Management Presents Yaron Gershovsky

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Knoxville, TN: Starting August 2012, Music Arts Management will provide worldwide representation for the jazz keyboard player, composer, and arranger Yaron Gershovsky.

Already well-known as the long-standing musical director and pianist of the acclaimed vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, Yaron Gershovsky will work with Music Arts Management to present the Yaron Gershovsky Trio along with a series of newly-developed jazz education programs.

The Yaron Gershovsky Trio features Gershovsky’s compositions and keyboard playing along with experienced jazzmen David Finck on bass and Buddy Williams on drums. In 2011, the Trio released their second CD, State of Mind, to positive press reviews.

In addition to his international touring, Gershovsky will present The Art of Jazz Collaboration, a masterclass and lecture given in tandem with world-renowned vocalist Janis Siegel. In it, both artists share their insights on jazz ensemble performance and the elusive art of accompanying vocalists. Another educational project will be entitled The Role of the Musical Director: Jazz, The Manhattan Transfer, Broadway, and Beyond.

About Yaron Gershovsky

Yaron Gershovsky’s credits demonstrate versatility and excellence as a performer, arranger, composer, and producer. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, Gershovsky is the long-standing musical director of The Manhattan Transfer. Highlights with The Manhattan Transfer include arrangements for the Grammy award-winning song “Why Not,” as well as performing and arranging on the Vibrate, Christmas A Capella, Vocalese, The Symphony Sessions (with a big band arrangement of “All Heart,” dedicated to Ella Fitzgerald), and The Chic Corea Songbook CDs.

About Music Arts Management

Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, Music Arts Management offers its services to concert series organizers, academic institutions, music festivals, and other performing arts venues. In the 2011-2012 season, its artists performed and taught at the Sofia Music Weeks, University of Tennessee, University of Central Oklahoma, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, the Kitano, and Carnegie Hall, among others.

MAM was established as a premier artist agency, providing management, booking, servicing, and public relations services with the goal of building a long-term foundation for significant and sustainable growth with each of its artists. MAM’s artist roster includes both jazz and classical performers such as Marvin Stamm, Yaron Gershovsky, the Kaleidos Duo, and the Boling, Brown & Holloway Trio.

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