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November 8, 2014

A blast from the past with Maynard Ferguson

Here’s a tune that I composed and arranged for Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau Band..   Milk of the Moon..

April 30, 2013

December’s Moon Hits Jazz Charts – April 29th, 2013

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March 5, 2013

Led Zeppelin’s Rain Song – Covered on December’s Moon CD

In case your not familiar with “The Rain Song”, here’s the original and some back ground info..   Be sure to check my version of it on

The Original

December’s Moon…

 

The Rain Song” is a ballad song from English rock band Led Zeppelin‘s fifth album Houses of the Holy, released in 1973. “The Rain Song” is a ballad of over 7 minutes in length. Guitarist Jimmy Page originally constructed the melody of this song at his home in Plumpton, England, where he had recently installed a studio console. A new Vista model, it was partly made up from the Pye Mobile Studio which had

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February 3, 2013

Maria Schneider Orchestra – NY Times Review

New York Times Review from the Jazz Standard

I was thrilled to be a part of this amazing week of music!!   Ever since her very first recording, I’ve been a huge fan of her music!

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February 3, 2013

Oswanski to release December’s Moon – Distributed by Palmetto Records

Oswanski to release December’s Moon on Palmetto Records

Ron Oswanski - December's Moon Promo Video

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Let me borrow a page from the Belgian surrealist artist Rene Magritte by saying: This is not an organ record.

As you may know, Magritte famously painted a picture of a tobacco pipe, floating mid-canvas, with the advisory “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” (“This is not a pipe”) emblazoned across the bottom. Among other intents, Magritte meant to confound the observer’s expectations – as does Ron Oswanski with this album. It may look like an “organ jazz” record, but trust me: this is anything but.

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January 31, 2013

Ron Oswanski discusses December’s Moon – The players & the music!

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Ron Oswanski discusses December's Moon - The players & the music!

Ron Oswanski discusses December’s Moon – The players & the music!