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Steve Beskrone: News

2009 UArts Summer Jazz Institute

Steve will be teaching, coaching ensembles and giving workshops at the
Pre-College Summer Institute at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA
from July 6 thru July 17.

For info, click here:

2009 UArts Summer Institute

2009 Jazz Bridge Calendar

Steve is "Mr. August" on the new 2009 Jazz Bridge calendar!

For more info on Jazz Bridge, click here:

Jazz Bridge

D'Addario Artist

Steve has signed an agreement with D'Addario to be an artist endorser of D'Addario and Planet Waves products. Click on link below to check out their stuff.

D'Addario Strings

Jamaica at the Prince Music Theater

Steve will be part of the orchestra at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia playing for the Harold Arlen musical, "Jamaica".

The show runs from May 31 to June 22, 2008

Being Alive at Suzanne Roberts Theater

Steve will be playing in the orchestra for a new musical called "Being Alive" produced by The Philadelphia Theater Company. Directed and conceived by Billy Porter.
The performances will be at the new Suzanne Roberts Theater in Philadelphia. This show features music by Stephen Sondheim redone in gospel, r&b, jazz and hip hop.

"Being Alive" runs from Oct 23 to Dec 2, 2007

The Boy Who Heard Music

Steve participated in a workshop for New York Stage & Film of the new rock musical by the Who's Pete Townshend called "The Boy Who Heard Music" at Vassar College -July 6 thru 14 with three performances on July 13/14. The show was directed by Ethan Silverman. The band featured musical director/keyboardist Ted Baker, guitarist Kevin Kuhn, guitarist John Putnam and drummer/percussionist David Van Tieghem

TBWHM program, pictures and reviews

University of the Arts Ray Charles Tribute Concert

Steve was the guest artist at a tribute to Ray Charles by the UArts Transfusion Ensemble, directed by Ron Kerber. It was a great concert and the student musicians and singers did a fantastic job of capturing the spirit of Ray Charles and his music.

"Nerds" the musical

Steve will be playing in the new show,"Nerds" a musical comedy about the lives of
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs at the Play and Players Theater in Philadelphia for the month of February.

The Musical Christmas Tree Orchestra Returns!

A holiday mainstay at the Gallery at Market East in Philadelphia for 15 years,
the Musical Christmas Tree Orchestra is back for two shows - Dec 7 & Dec 10, 2007
See the Calender for details...

Prince Music Theater

Steve is back at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia for the month of December playing the Irving Berlin classic show, "Annie Get Your Gun" starring Andrea McArdle.
Fun for the whole family...

Remembering Frank Vicari

Musician/saxophonist Frank Vicari passed away. He was a deeply soulful musician and person. The real deal. He'll be missed.

Check out these links...
Frank Vicari w/Tom Waits on SNL 1 Frank Vicari w/Tom Waits on SNL 2 Frank Vicari w/Tom Waits on the Mike Douglas Show Frank Vicari w/Tom Waits on Danish TV pt 1 Frank Vicari w/Tom Waits on Danish TV pt 2

Slought Jazz Fest "The Philadelphia Series" line up

remembering Eric Spiegal 1946-2006

Eric Spiegal, a great jazz pianist, wonderful person and friend passed away on July 3rd. Please check out Skip Heller's tribute to him.

tribute to Eric Spiegal

new website! - June 23, 2006

finally got a website... how bout that??

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