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PRESS KIT –– Download (ZIP)
"Shrimp Tale" CD Press Release


UPCOMING SHOWS

10.17.2014, 8 pm
ACJO Celebrates "Shrimp Tale" CD
@ Vitello's - Studio City, CA >>Tickets

3.6.2015, 8 pm
@ Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College


9.8.2014, 8 & 9:30 pm (2 sets)
MOON FESTIVAL CONCERT

@ Typhoon, Santa Monica, CA | Postcard

8.4.2014, 7pm (video) 7:30 pm (show)
NYC DEBUT + CD Release Party II
@ ShapeShifter Lab | Postcard

7.1.2014, doors @7pm / music @8:30pm
SHRIMP TALE CD Release Party
@ Catalina Bar and Grill | Buy Tickets
Postcard

6.8.2014, 7:30 pm
ACJO
+ Wang Hong
"Explore the Sound of Big Band & China"
Gateway Performance Series

6.7.2014, 7 pm
AHMC Fundraising Gala

@ Westin Bonaventure, Downtown LA

2.2014 - DownBeat article by Kirk Silsbee
February issue | Link | PDF

2.2014 - Yvonne Maisonette Interview
entertainmentcrush.com | Youtube Link

2.3.2014, 8 & 9:30 pm
Celebrating the Year of the Horse!!

@ Typhoon Restaurant | Postcard

2.2014 - Yvonne Maisonette Interview
entertainmentcrush.com | Youtube LinkEntertainment Crush Interview

11.8.2013 - TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program - LA18 (Chinese)

10.30.2013, 8 pm
Rancho Calaveras EP Release Party

@ Vitello's Restaurant | Postcard
Photo Album by Dana RossVitellos

10.16.2013, 8:15 pm
Alan conducts Brussels Jazz Orchestra at Flagey, Belgium

Sept. 2013 - RTHK Interviews
9.7
- RTHK4: Ben Pelletier (46 min.) MP3
9.3 - RTHK3: Phil Whelan (19 min.) MP3

4.21.2013, 9:30 & 11 pm
Alan conducts Medfield High School Jazz Ensemble at
The JZ Club, Shanghai, China

April 2013 - ACJO Recording Session at the Bridge Recording Studio
Watch: YouTube | YouKu

3.6.2013 - TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program - LA18 (Chinese)
Youtube

3.6.2013, 7:30 pm
ACJO
at Gateway Performance Series
"Rancho Calaveras" - a Musical Farm!

Sponsor: New Music USA | Postcard

2.11.2013. 8 & 9:30 pm
ACJO -
A Chinese New Year Celebration!!
Typhoon Restaurant | Postcard

12.21.2012, 10 pm
Alan Chan Jazz Septet "Winter News"

The Stone, New York, NY
Brittany Anjou, vibraphone | Greg Chudzik, bass
Joe Hertenstein, drums | Sean Sonderegger, multi-reeds
K. Page Stuart, voice | Harvey Valdes, guitar

Sponsor: New Music USA | Postcard

7.30.2012, 8 & 9:30 pm
ACJO Debut

Typhoon Restaurant | Postcard

5.20.2012, 7 pm
Gateway Jazz Orchestra with Alan Chan

5.2.2011, 7:30 pm
Gateway Jazz Orchestra with Alan Chan
Sponsor: American Composers Forum


NEWSLETTERS

2014: 8/2 7/156/194/101/16
2013: 12/210/28
8/17
7/11

More news on alanchanmusic.com

   
2011 Japan Relief Fund

BUY Shrimp Tale FOR A GOOD CAUSE!

To support the continuing effort to rebuild East Japan after the earthquake and tsunami in 2011, ACJO is partnering with Japan America Society of Southern California (JASSC) by donating profits of the "Shrimp Tale" CD to 2011 Japan Relief Fund this fall.

Buy Now

 

SHRIMP TALE – ACJO's Debut Album ! Buy Now !
Official Press Release

SHRIMP TALE REVIEWS
Brent Black – criticaljazz.comJack Bowers – AllAboutJazz.com
Dan Bilawsky – AllAboutJazz.comGeorge Harris – Jazz Weekly
George Kanzler – New York City Jazz RecordJames Hule – DownBeat
Marc Myers – JazzWaxMatthew Ruddick – Kind of JazzDave Sumner – Wondering Sound

"Every track is a beautiful, soaring expression."
— Marc Myers / JazzWax

"Chan has given Los Angeles a jazz big band with an utterly unique tonal personality."
— Kirk Silsbee / DownBeat Magazine

"...one of the most distinctive big band architects to come along since Maria Schneider and Darcy James Argue."
— George Kanzler / New York City Jazz Record

DownBeat
DownBeat Magazine article (Februry 2014)

THANK YOU!

** Thanks to all 35 contributors who joined the ACJO Debut CD Partnership Program, our first CD, the Rancho Calaveras EP, was released on October 15, 2013! Our debut "Shrimp Tale" album will be released this Summer in both Los Angeles and NYC! More news coming soon!

CONTACT US!

On this website, you can download our Electric Press Kit, listen to samples and learn more about us. For bookings and inquires, please contact Alan Chan at [email protected].