Hector Martignon in Germany, Switzerland, November 2011

Dear friends, November 8th-16th I will be conducting a Compact Seminar on Jazz and Jazz pedagogy, at the Ludwigsburg University of Education in Ludwigsburg, Germany with a Piano Solo Recital on the 15th, 7PM.

On November 17th and 18th I will performing with my FOREIGN AFFAIR band in Lausanne, Switzerland, and on the 19th at the Centre Robert Dunand of the Conservatoire Populaire de Geneve in Geneva, (http://www.amiando.com/JWZHHAQ.html). Hope to see my friends in those cities!


Every Monday night, 7:30-9PM at WALKER STAGE, 56 Walker Street, Tribeca: THE BIG BAND THEORY.  It’s an open workshop to read, practice and perform Big Band music of all kinds, including originals by anybody who dares bring one. Walker Stage is a beautiful performance space in Tribeca. There’s a Jam Session afterwards, from 9-11pm… bring your ax and your charts!

Thursday, October 20th, 9:30PM: BANDAGRANDE, my 18 piece Big Band performs at the famous NUYORICAN POETS CAFE, playing Latin, Brazilian, Jazz arrangements and some originals. Featuring great players like Chris Washburne, Christos Rafalides, John Walsh, Mike Rodriguez, Terry Greene, Vince Cherico and other fantastic musicians; special guest this week, Brazilian star-vocalist Ana Lu Pereira.