Hrayr Attarian says: “The 25th Anniversary Project is an intriguing set of ten originals by various members of band that highlights their inventive and imaginative artistry… This recording is the result of a quarter century of artistic maturation that has crystalized in an exquisite display of high caliber musicianship. Thanks to Maricle’s dynamic leadership the group continues to captivate and thrill.”
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Richard B. Kamins says: “Diva Jazz Orchestra may be 25 years old but this album sounds fresh and on target. There’s neither a weak tune nor boring solo in the 65-minute program. Yes, you can hear echoes of Count Basie, touches of Duke Ellington, a bit of Woody Herman but they are just that – echoes. What truly stands out is how strong this music, how much fun the musicians are having as an ensemble, and how positive the listening experience is. Happy “25th Anniversary Project”! Here’s to many more.”
Sherrie talks with Kim Linzy and Steve Edwards about the DIVA 25th Anniversary CD, DIVA founder Stanley Kay, and more on KUNV 91.5’S “The Morning Lounge.”
A huge and heartfelt thank you to those of you who have participated in our 25th Anniversary CD Project! We hope you’re enjoying the recording and all the behind-the-scenes videos, photos, arrangement sketches, and journal entries.
If you haven’t participated yet there’s still time, and new participant offers are still to come.
Visit our project page at http://artistshare.com/v4/Projects/Experience/358/492/1/Diva-Jazz-Orchestra-25th-Anniversary-Project?v=2 to order the CD and get access to all the extras. And visit the CD page at for audio samples!