Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks arrangements now available

The 2014 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular featured DIVA playing swinging versions of patriotic favorites, arranged just for the show by DIVA band members. These original arrangements are now available for YOU to play with your jazz ensemble. Use the buttons below to purchase via PayPal. Scores/parts will be sent as pdfs.

Did you miss the broadcast on NBC? Watch the whole show here: http://www.mediaite.com/tv/watch-the-macys-fourth-of-july-nyc-fireworks-here/#ooid=FreWJwbjrArdwNgQIo0xweErOW8DsY3t

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This Land is Your Land, arranged by Noriko Ueda
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Yankee Doodle “DIVA”, arranged by Leigh Pilzer
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Buy BOTH Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular charts for $100 Add to cart

Want more DIVA charts? Check out the Stanley Kay Series, three compositions by DIVA founder Stanley Kay, arranged for DIVA by John MacNeil, Scott Whitfield, and John LaBarbera

A Swingin’ Life available for pre-order

DIVA’s newest CD A Swingin’ Life, featuring Marlena Shaw and Nancy Wilson, is available for pre-order from MCG Jazz. CDs ship on August 5.A Swingin' Life

2014 Stanley Kay Scholarship winner Liuba Miranasova

Stanley Kay Scholarship winner Liuba Moranosava

Bob Weidner
(ESU Photographer/Photo Archivist)

Liuba Miranosava is the winner of the 2014 Stanley Kay Scholarship. She attended COTA CampJazz.

Liuba is an honor roll student at Stroudsburg High School. She is a member of the Pocono Youth Orchestra and the Stroudsburg Marching Band. Liuba’s favorite music is indie, alternative, and classic rock. J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Jack London are among her favorite authors. Her favorite books are Gone with the WindWhite FangWuthering Heights, and the Harry Potter series. Liuba is also a member of the Concert Band, and the swim team. Honors include the Achievement Academy and Citizenship Award. Her hobbies are cooking, reading, and swimming. In the future, Liuba plans to explore the medical field, anthropology, and psychiatry.

Local 4

Thanks to the Cleveland Federation of Musicians, Local 4 of the American Federation of Musicians, for their support of Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life (and for the shirts!)

Local 4

L-R: Leigh Pilzer, Lauren Eisenreich, Jenny Hill, Bettyjeane Quimby, Jackie Warren, Theresa May, Barbara Laronga, Sherrie Maricle, Amy Shook

Watch Macy’s 4th of July fireworks online any time!

If you missed the July 4th broadcast of the Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular you can watch (and hear DIVA!) online. Click the link below.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/watch-the-macys-fourth-of-july-nyc-fireworks-here/#ooid=FreWJwbjrArdwNgQIo0xweErOW8DsY3t

DIVA on Macy’s 38th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Tune in to your NBC station at 8:00 pm EDT to see the 38th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. When the fireworks start, listen for DIVA on the soundtrack, playing new instrumental arrangements of This Land Is Your Land and I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy. We’re also accompanying Essential Voices USA on patriotic favorites like God Bless America and the Armed Forces Medley.

Visit Macy’s 4th of July page for more information on the program and to download an mp3 of DIVA, Essential Voices USA, and special guest star Idina Menzel performing the Star Spangled Banner.

Have a happy – and safe – holiday!

Tappin’ in Akron, OH

The Manzari brothers, DIVA, and Grace Cannady made a trip to Akron to put on a special show for the Manzari’s grandmother, Mary. Thanks to Carl Cannady for putting together a video of highlights from the performance!

A Swingin’ Life

DIVA’s newest CD A Swingin’ Life, featuring Marlena Shaw and Nancy Wilson, will be available next month! Check back for information on ordering and to find out about upcoming CD release events

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Cleveland DIVAs are Tappin’ Thru Life

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L-R: Leigh Pilzer, Lauren Eisenreich, Bettyjeane Quimby, Jackie Warren, Theresa May, Barbara Laronga, Amy Shook, Sherrie Maricle, Jenny Hil

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

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