Category Archives: Press

DIVA, FIVE PLAY in JAZZed Reader’s Poll

We’re proud and honored to be included in JAZZed’s 2015 Reader’s Poll. FIVE PLAY is included in the Best Jazz Group category along with Snarky Puppy and John Scofield/Joe Lovano Quartet. DIVA placed in the Best Big Band category along … Continue reading

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Unsung Audio #17: The Diva Jazz Orchestra – Community Soul

Unsung Audio is a subjective, independent space for singing the praises of lesser-known bands, musicians, and songwriters that are true masters of their craft in hopes that you will be inspired to investigate and discover new music. Michael Hahn says: … Continue reading

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Band Ambition, by Richard J. Salvucci

Richard J. Salvucci writes about DIVA for All About Jazz. Read the article here: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/band-ambition-sherrie-maricle-and-diva-sherrie-maricle-by-richard-j-salvucci.php

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Richard J. Salvucci, All About Jazz

Richard Salvucci says, “From the first downbeat of the opening track, “What the World Needs Now,” Maricle’s—and the band’s—swing and authority are evident.” Read the whole review at All About Jazz

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Tappin’ Thru Life wins two Ovation Awards

Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life has won two Ovation Awards from the LA Stage Alliance. The awards are for Best Ensemble in a Musical, and Best Music Direction (by none other than DIVA’s own Sherrie Maricle). Congratulations to Sherrie, … Continue reading

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Hot House Jazz

Hot House Jazz talked with Sherrie and Cynthia Scott about Scott’s upcoming performance with DIVA at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. The article starts on page 27, and there’s a lot more to check in this month’s issue. Read it below, or … Continue reading

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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

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Video – Hal Linden at the Café Carlyle

Stephen Sorokoff’s video of Hal Linden at the Café Carlyle, backed by musical director Arthur Azenzer with Brian Nelepka, bass; Julie Jacobs, drums; Carolina Calvache, keyboard; Lisa Parrott, saxophone; Jami Dauber, trumpet; Deborah Weisz, trombone.

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Hal Linden at the Café Carlyle

DIVAs Deborah Weisz and Jami Dauber in concert with Hal Linden at the Café Carlyle (photo by Michael Wilhoite) See more photos (by Stephen Sorokoff) at http://www.broadwayworld.com/cabaret/article/Photo-Coverage-Hal-Linden-Plays-Cafe-Carlyle-20140521#.U4H0b5RdXEo

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Stage and Cinema: Los Angeles Theater Review

Tony Frankel says: “The astounding all-female nine-member DIVA Jazz Orchestra is led by Sherrie Maricle, who triumphs in a knockout drum solo during Juan Tizol’s ‘Caravan,’ a tune made popular by the Duke Ellington Orchestra. And pianist Karen Hammock flew … Continue reading

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