On The Road...AGAIN!!!!
February 11, 2012
Well, my first tour for 2012 is barely over and I already have to prepare for my mini tour coming up during the week of February 19th, that will take me to Florida. Then, I have a few short trips outside of New York in neighboring states during March, only to go on yet another tour in April that will take me through the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. Being in such demand is obviously great for… (read more)
First Tour of 2012 Booked!
December 15, 2011
I have just completed booking my first tour for 2012, which will take me to America's west coast.The popularity of my program "What's All That Jazz About?" has spread and now I will be making appearances in Nevada, California, and New Mexico. Arizona was also once on the books, but have since backed out due to serious budgetary problems within the state. This tour will take me to Las Vegas, NV… (read more)
Where Have I Been?
November 17, 2011
I've been receiving messages lately asking me about what has happened to my email newsletter, internet event posts, and video blog. The truth of the matter is that I've been so busy in the past couple of months, that I simply haven't had the time to keep up with my website updates, email newsletter, or even with some of my event postings. Among the various performances, appearances, recording sessions,… (read more)
California Here I Come....
September 30, 2011
"What's All That Jazz About?" is my educational presentation that shows everyday people how to follow along with jazz and understand all of the improvisation that takes place in it.I have been doing this presentation since 2002 and it has become so well received that I have been touring the east coast with it for the past 2 years.Now, it seems that there is interest in me bringing my presentation… (read more)
Another Successful Tour!
August 11, 2011
This past lecture tour was an amazing success and featured a concert performance that I gave in Spartanburg, South Carolina. However, the tour was not without some challenges to overcome. One challenge that I faced was a first for anytime that I’ve ever been on the road. I had a little bit of a medical situation that occurred. During the middle of the second night (Thursday) of the tour,… (read more)
Online Music Lessons Available!
June 5, 2011
I last mentioned the future possibility of being able to offer music lessons online, back sometime around the Fall of 2010. It looks like now I have the technical means to do it! Anyone interested in learning how to play the saxophone, or curious about learning jazz improvisation, can now do so with me via the online video conferencing service known as Skype. The service is free and enables… (read more)
Summer Mini Tour in the Works!
March 31, 2011
It looks like I'm hitting the road again!This past February, I went on a three week tour through a number of states in the south...South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, etc. That tour was so successful that everybody asked me back. I told them that I could come back in April of 2012, but there were a couple of locations that didn't want to wait that long!So, it looks like I will be doing both some… (read more)
What's This...ANOTHER Tour?
December 17, 2010
Well, it's no secret that I have a tour coming up this February, 2011. But, what wasn't made too public was a second tour I have been booking for April, 2011. I'm halfway finished with the bookings for that tour, which will have me visiting 8 states in 2 weeks. Here are the confirmed stops so far: * April 16, 2011 - Cresco, PA* April 17, 2011 - Centerville, OH* April 19, 2011 - Hermitage, TN*… (read more)
Shenole Latimer February, 2011 Tour Booked Up!
December 10, 2010
After nearly 5 months of careful planning and more phone calls than I can count, I have (as of 12/9/10) completed the booking phase for my February, 2011 Lecture/Performance Tour. I'll be visiting a total of 5 states (South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi) and stopping at a total of 25 locations residing in 21 cities. Here are the final confirmed stops: January 31, 2011 - Columbia,… (read more)
Shenole Latimer Quartet Concert Event!
February 3, 2010
I'm excited to announce my first major concert of 2010! On February 26, 2010, my quartet will be giving a concert performance at the Levitas Center for the Arts in Southampton, New York. During this performance, we plan to debut some new songs that will be going on my upcoming album, which will be recorded in May of this year. Here is how you can get tickets online: Click Here! If you want more info,… (read more)
New CD in 2010!
December 31, 2009
It has now been 4 years since my debut CD release "Front and Center" off of the Tierra Records label. And now, after about 2 years of hearing fans, friends and family asking me when the next one is coming out, I can finally say...in 2010!A date has been selected for recording (May 23, 2010) and I already have contacted the guys in my quartet to check schedules. Thomson Kneeland (bass) and Kyle Struve… (read more)
Slots Available for Private Lessons!
December 1, 2009
I have a few spots open for any students who are interested in private lessons for saxophone, flute, clarinet, piano, music theory, or jazz improvisation. Now is a good time to reach me because when January arrives I'm usually flooded by calls from people who have realized that NYSSMA is just a couple of months away. Contact me by phone at (631) 772-5290 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. (read more)
My New & Improved Email List for Fans!
November 22, 2009
I am in the middle of switching services for my email newsletter. For the past 5 years I have been with Constant Contact. However, because of costs and the lack of flexibility to target my emails to specific regions, I'm switching to Fanbridge.By switching to Fanbridge, I will be able to do neat things like send emails to fans within a certain radius of the zip code of my appearance, and even provide… (read more)
More Locations Added to April, 2010 Tour!
October 22, 2009
Just a few days ago, the total number of confirmed locations for my April, 2010 tour with my educational program entitled "What's All That Jazz About?" was eight.As of yesterday (October 21, 2009) 5 more locations have been confirmed, bringing the current grand total to 13! Negotiations are on going with several more potential locations.Here are the newest additions:- Montclair Public Library… (read more)
My April, 2010 Tour Update
October 18, 2009
As I've mentioned in several media sources over the internet, I'll be embarking on a 2 week tour in April of 2010 that will feature me giving my educational presentation called "What's All That Jazz About?" in a number of Libraries from New Jersey to Florida.Now, I'd like to announce the locations that I've officially confirmed with so far. They are:- Patrick Henry Library | Vienna, VA-… (read more)