05.30.10The John Ricci Organ Quartet at the 2010 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
John Ricci will be performing at the 2010 Jacksonville Jazz Festival on Sunday, May 30th at 2:30PM on the downtown Hemming Plaza stage (Groovin' stage).
This quartet will explore a more electrified quartet approach featuring the original music of John Ricci and Scott Giddens:
John Ricci, saxophone
Scott Giddens, C-3 or B-3 organ
James Hogan, guitar
Peter Miles, drums
01.27.10John Ricci Trio plays the new Listening Room at European Street Cafe
Ray Lewis, in collaboration with European Street, has been doing an amazing thing in booking original musicians and setting up a genuine listening environment. Musical artists, and their audiences, finally have a regular spot to hang and bond.
Come out to European Street Cafe listening room in San Marco to listen to this innovative Organ Trio. We'll be featuring works and standards that will explore everything that this format can offer....
TUESDAY, FEB. 9th 2010
Scott Gideons, organ
Ben Adkins, drums
European Street Cafe
1704 San Marco Blvd
8:30 pm - 10 pm
Admission $10 (Students $7)
01.15.10Video and Pictures from the Inaugural Jacksonville Jazz Series
Eleven July Productions, the host of the Jacksonville Jazz Series has posted pictures and videos of its inaugural concert held on October 9, 2009.
Click on "Launch Related Site" below to see them on Eleven July's website or go to http://www.elevenjuly.com/jjs-09-10.php
08.15.09John Ricci Quartet to headline first "Jacksonville Jazz Series" Concert
The Jacksonville Jazz Series was created by ElevenJuly Productions to provide quality musicians a venue in which to express their individual artistic talent while educating the listener in jazz improvisation. The goal of the series is to promote and preserve America's original art form. The focus of the jazz series is on traditional jazz, from big band through swing and bop, to the young lions of today.
The John Ricci Quartet is pleased to headline the inaugural concert planned for October 9, 2009 at Theater Jacksonville in San Marco. Other performers include Dot Wilder and EvenStill.
To purchase tickets, please click on "launch related site"
05.28.09John Ricci's "Mode Time" voted best jazz song by fans in the Independent Music Awards
The Vox Populi Winners of The 8th Independent Music Awards Announced
The Fans have spoken. The Independent Music Awards (IMAs), the awards program for independent artists and fans, announced the results of the fan-selected winners of the 8th annual IMA program.
Over 33,000 votes were cast In support of independent artists who were nominated in more than 50 music genre and design categories. In many instances, fan-selected winners were different than the winners chosen by the industry-judging panel that included Paquita D’Riveria, John Patitucci, Peter Gabriel, Roger Daltrey, Suzanne Vega, Keith Urban, George Jones, Clint Black and many other industry vets.
John Ricci is one of a few artists to win both the industry judge's award as well as the people's choice.