Active since: January 1, 1980 Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra
Contemporary Jazz - Smooth Jazz & Vocals - World Music
Airborne is a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based from New Haven, CT USA.
Formed in the 1980’s these veterans of jazz celebrate years of recording projects, jazz festivals, concerts, and clubs. The members have toured across the World.
Airborne has many Award Winning and Chart Topping CD's and has received Worldwide Airplay and International Acclaim. Airborne the proclaimed Musical Peacemakers of Contemporary Jazz sends out an Inspirational Message of Hope to the World.
Airborne has a beautiful trademark jazz sound of Island Passion and Urban Emotion....
Awards:Airborne have been graciously proclaimed the “Musical Peacemakers” of Contemporary Jazz and have been awarded a Merit of Honor by the World Peace Organization for their excellence in World Music and as Humanitarians.
“A pleasant offering to jazz lovers who reach out for new expressions”
“Airborne gives one hope that contemporary jazz is still alive”
“A group that really epitomizes the concept of a band and takes you onboard a magical and whirling musical journey packed with sincerity, emotion and flawless execution”
“Real jazz by artists of integrity, whose inspiration and imagination capture your thoughts with music with a cause.”
Joyful Jazz with A Message!
“Airborne's musical recipe takes a can of straight ahead jazz with Caribbean and Latino influences. Pour in a few tablespoons of jazz fusion and a heaping cup of urban street funk. Then cook all ingredients with pure technical talent till it gets boiling hot.”
Silver Skies - Airborne- 25th Anniversary
Christmas - Holiday Music
Back in the Dayz - Airborne Anthology
Winds of Change
Across the Sky
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New Haven, CT
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
New England Foundation of the Arts - Touring Roster CT Commission on the Arts - Touring Roster “ A Century of Jazz “ Arts in Education Program “Jazz Appreciation Program for Younger Audiences “ “Smooth Jazz & Vocals – Performance” “Jazz Trio with Vocals – Jazz Legends Performance"
Jazz Education / Arts in Education Programs / Performances “ A Century of Jazz “ Arts in Education Program " A Century of Jazz ", 100 years of jazz development. A demonstration of a variety of jazz forms and styles, supported by a historic narration, a musical insight, a question and answer session, and a inspirational workshop. Jazz music from its birth to the present. Professional musicians and vocalists. Designed for Concert, Workshop, or Student Assembly. This program instills a positive attitude and direction towards musical and social growth. This no limits approach combined with a structured musical lesson plan illustrates the value of jazz education in our society. “Jazz Appreciation Program for Younger Audiences “ Jazz Education is very vital for our newer generations. Teaching thoughts of imagination, personal expression, and self discipline to help them achieve whatever goals they dream. Emotions soar high in young hearts and jazz music gently provides an enrichment and fulfillment to their wandering passion. "Contemporary Jazz Smooth Jazz - World Music – Performance” High Energy Contemporary Jazz. Compositions and performances of Airborne contain: Moods of romance, inner spirit, peace, fun, and excitement. Grooves that move soft , smooth, then wild. Hot rhythms that cruise on a cool sea of music and voices. A beautiful jazz sound of island passion and urban emotion. Music that is straight from the heart and that echo's from deep within the soul. A whirling musical journey packed with sincerity and flawless execution. Lifting you to higher joy and awareness. “Jazz Trio with Vocals – Jazz Legends Performance" Cool Jazz, Swing, Bebop, Latin Jazz, Smooth Jazz and Vocals. Mellow, easy listening and also funky. The music is sensitive and intimate. A collection of jazz standards of the great jazz legends of yesterday and today. The music takes you back to another era in time but also keeps you right in the groove. It will have you smiling, singing, swaying, or just closing your eyes enjoying a real pleasant morning, afternoon, or evening. Versatility & Repertoire 1900's-1920's - Blues, Traditional, & Ragtime 1930's-1940's - Big Band Swing & Jazz Standards 1950's - BeBop & Latin Jazz 1960's - Modal & Cool Jazz 1970's-1980's - Fusion, R&B, & Funk 1990's-2000's - Smooth Jazz , Contemporary Jazz & Vocals Jazz is a great American Artform Prestigious, Cultural, Historical - Educational & Inspirational Airborne Jazz has been on the Performing Arts Touring Rosters since (1992) New England Foundation for the Arts - Connecticut Commission on the Arts Up to 50% of the band's performance fee can be funded As Performing Artists, Recording Artists, Educators, and as Humanitarians the band’s quality of excellence and compassion has kept them on the road to success Support Jazz Education Airborne Jazz 7 Hillside Ave New Haven CT 06512 USA Call - (203) 468-0587 or Email - email@example.com