Upcoming Recording: "Need To Know Bassist"

Sunday, 15 January 2017 16:20
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Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra with guest soloist Dan Faehnle head into Crossroads Studios this month to record a new album for Dot Time Records called "Need To Know Bassist". Chuck's…

New Album: Garden Of Delights

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 19:09
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  Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra - Garden Of Delights Garden of Delights is the latest release from the Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra. Although Chuck’s musical conception owes much to his…

NEW CD: Joyful Noise

Friday, 28 August 2015 00:07
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Our recently released CD of Horace Silver music “Joyful Noise” has received a rewarding response form jazz radio stations all over the country. We are getting a remarkable amount of…

Notes From an Interview with John Garvey

Sunday, 12 January 2014 16:56
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Great band directors have been few and far between in the history of jazz though  there have been many great leaders who moulded bands in one way or another.  Ellington…

Miscellaneous Notes for Jazz Musicians

Sunday, 12 January 2014 16:52
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Play (sing) as if you could not speak. Music which assaults the mind and restricts it with a numbing drone, commands the brain not to think and holds thought hostage…

Music in Context

Monday, 13 January 2014 00:45
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Artistic communication seems to work best when the performer/creators are operating in a context which is well understood by the audience.  There have been many historical examples when, for one…

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Purchase Music

Second Wind- Chuck Israels

Chuck Israels' recording "Second Wind: A Tribute To The Music of Bill Evans" is now available on

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CD Review in Downbeat Magazine

Second Wind review in Downbeat Magazine