Upper East Side Big Band Lineup:
Samson Trinh – composer, director, reeds, uke
Allyson Mills-Steele – vocals
Adrian Duke – vocals/keys
Rhythm – John Conely (guitar/vox), Rusty Farmer (bass), Aaron Thompson (drums/vox), Mike Boyd (drums/percussion)
Reeds – Jonathan Gibson, John Wittman
Trumpets – Robert Quallich, Taylor Barnett
Trombone – Pete Anderson
Date, Place, Time of Ukulele Petting Zoo
6:30PM, Thursday, August 29, 2013
In Your Ear Recording Studios, Studio A
1813 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23223 (19th and Broad Streets)
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PRIZE GIVEAWAYS !!!
Free Lesson, T-shirts, Buttons, Ukulele Picks
Discounted Ukes from Fan Guitar and Ukulele
UKE ‘n’ ROLL School
Class Ensemble 1 (ages 7-11) 4-5PM
Class Ensemble 2 (ages 12+, adults) 5:15-6:15PM
Fall 2013: Sept 15-Dec 15… keep reading…
Samson Trinh & The Upper East Side Big Band will be featured as the house orchestra for prominent recording artists to perform visual and performance art with children of all abilities in “LIVE ART: Tree of Life,” to be held Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 6:00pm at the Landmark Theater in Richmond, VA. Produced and directed by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC). Please see SPARC’s website or contact SPARC (804-353-3393) for more information.
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LIVE ART’s featured musicians will include singer-songwriters Jason Mraz, k.d. lang, Christina Perri, songwriter and jazz vocalist Rene Marie, singer-songwriter and Independent Music Award winner Robbin Thompson, nationally recognized keyboardist Daniel Clarke (Modern Groove Syndicate), soulful… keep reading…
My elementary ukulele students and teaching method are featured FRONT PAGE in the Metro Section of the Richmond Times Dispatch! CLICK HERE to view the article and vid clip.
Bands also performing: Dead Fame Canary Oh Canary Wolf//Goat
Date: Friday, February 1st
Venue: The Renaissance
Address: 107 West Broad Street # 300
Samson Trinh arranges, orchestrates, conducts, and produces The Upper East Side Big Band on this classic John Lennon/Yoko Ono holiday piece sung by Susan Greenbaum and The City Singers Children’s Choir (director: Leslie Moruza Dripps). CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO SAMPLE AND BUY this epic single for only 99 CENTS!
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We’re excited to be making our first live show appearance in Charlottesville opening up for 80s bluegrass band, Love Canon! Love Canon is vocalist/guitarist, Jesse Harper (of acoustic supergroup Old School Freight Train), bassist, Darrell Muller (also of OSFT), Adam Larrabee (jazz guitar/banjo virtuoso), Andy Thacker (mandolin), and Nate Leath (fiddle). It’s going to be an epic night with a finale featuring both ensembles on stage together performing new arrangements!
Fresh off from our recent “Live Art” show with SPARC, The Upper East Side Big Band is back and tighter than ever. And to add more awesomeness, jazz trumpet legend, John D’earth will be joining the UESBB horn section that night to blow your faces off!
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