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Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra with "special guest Ann Hampton Callaway at Dizzy's Sept. 23 & 24 Sets are at 7:30pm, 9:30pm and 11:30pm


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September 8, 2005

To: Listings/Critics/Features From: JAZZ PROMO SERVICES Press Contact: JIM EIGO,

Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra

with special guest Ann Hampton Callaway at Dizzy's on Sept. 23 & 24 Sets are at 7:30pm, 9:30pm and 11:30pm. This is part of the “Diet Coke Women in Jazz Festival." Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, located at Broadway at 60th St., 5th Floor. 212-258-9595.

New CD

Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra TNT-A Tommy Newsom Tribute Diva Jazz Lightyear 54698-2 Street Date September 27, 2005

Personnel Founder/CEO Stanley Kay Saxophones Trumpets Karolina Strassmayer, alto 1 SSG Liesl Whitaker, lead Leigh Pilzer, alto 2 Barbara Laronga, trumpet 2 Anat Cohen, tenor 1 Tanya Darby, trumpet 3 Scheila Gonzalez, tenor 2 Jami Dauber, manager/trumpet 4 Lisa Parrott, baritone Trombones Rhythm Deborah Weisz, lead Dr. Sherrie Maricle, leader/drums Jen Krupa, trombone 2 Chihiro Yamanaka, piano Leslie Havens, bass trombone Noriko Ueda, bass


The Hollywood Reporter “The band punched, kicked, roared and swung with a disciplined abandon and an unaffected joie de vivre."

Jazz Times “[DIVA's] ensemble sound crackles with clarity, precision and power."

The Hartford Courant “DIVA played with the vigor and complexity of the big time big bands."

The Washington Post “DIVA…confirmed once again what a superb ensemble this all-women big band is –impeccable section work and tremendous commitment all round. And the solo strength of the orchestra is greater than ever…DIVA is truly a big band force to be reckoned with."

Crescendo & Jazz Music International “New York needs a band like DIVA, and not just because it’s an all-female group: their music is wildly entertaining."

For More Info Visit:

Media Contact Jim Eigo Jazz Promo Services 269 S Route 94 Warwick, NY 10990 T: 845-986-1677 / F: 845-986-1699 E-Mail: Web Site:

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