SOURCE: Pianist Lynne Arriale

Pianist Lynne Arriale

February 14, 2011 10:07 ET

Motema Artist LYNNE ARRIALE Launches Tour in Celebration of Convergence

BROOKLYN, NY--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) - Pianist Lynne Arriale is hitting the road in celebration of Convergence, an eloquent new work exploring previously uncharted musical waters, featuring a band of some of NYC's most in-demand players, Bill McHenry on tenor sax, Omer Avital on bass & oud, and Anthony Pinciotti on drums. Arriale is still experiencing the momentum of her previous release, a flurry of magazine covers, features and critical accolades heralding her skills as an, "ingenious arranger, composer, soloist and performer" --DownBeatWith Convergence Arriale strikes again with a display of prowess, agility and finesse.

"brainy and beautiful." -- ICON

"Her own originals are fascinating, but then so too is her taste in rock classics to play (and how to play them) . . ." -- The Buffalo News

"The pop/rock songs on Convergence seamlessly merge into the jazz in the deft hands of Arriale." -- The Winnipeg Free Press 

"A superb project . . . There is a refreshed sense of purpose on this CD that blends well with Arriale's consistent excellence." -- Ken Franckling's Jazz Notes

"I can't really compare her to anyone. Her music transcends the word 'jazz' -- it is just pure music. It's all about nuance with Lynne." -- Randy Brecker

Lynne Arriale -- Convergence Tour:

February 17 -- Workshop @ New World School of The Arts, Miami, FL
(in conjunction with the Monk Institute), 1:30-5:30 PM, http://nwsa.mdc.edu

February 18 -- Masterclass @ Florida Memorial University, Miami Gardens, FL,
The Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival, 1:00 PM, www.meltonmustafa.com/JazzFestival

February 19 -- Performance @ Florida Memorial University, Miami Gardens, FL
The Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival, 7:00 PM, www.meltonmustafa.com/JazzFestival

March 16 -- Jazz Standard, NYC
(w/Joel Frahm, Omer Avital, & Anthony Pinciotti), 7:30 & 9:30 PM, www.jazzstandard.net

March 19-20 -- Dazzle, Denver, CO (w/Omer Avital & Anthony Pinciotti)
7:00 & 9:00 PM, www.dazzlejazz.com

March 22-23 -- Jazz Alley, Seattle, WA (w/Avital & Pinciotti), one set at 7:30 PM, www.jazzalley.com

March 25 -- Yardbird Suite, Edmonton, Canada (w/Avital & Pinciotti)
9:00 & 10:30 PM, www.yardbirdsuite.com

April 6-7 -- "We Always Swing," Columbia, MO 
April 6 -- Masterclass at The University of Missouri
April 7 -- Performance (w/Randy Brecker, Avital, & Pinciotti) www.wealwaysswing.org/season/2010-2011

April 8 -- The Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis, IN (w/Avital & Pinciotti), www.thejazzkitchen.com

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