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WILL CONNELL MEMORIAL WEEK: Dec 23, 26, 27, 28, 2014, the Stone NYC

Press Contact: NEW MASSES MEDIA RELATIONS John Pietaro (646) 599-0060 newmassesmedia@gmail.com New York, NY: Memorial Concerts for Underground Legend of Avant Jazz Will Connell As winter descends over Alphabet City, the homeland of radical arts mourns the loss of one…

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Presenting NEW MASSES MEDIA RELATIONS

John Pietaro is pleased to announce the formation of his PR service, "New Masses Media Relations". New Masses creates insightful PR campaigns for musicians and other creative artists on the Left, in the underground and outside of the mainstream. For…

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HARMOLODIC MONK ALBUM RELEASE EVENT

HARMOLODIC MONK Album Release Event Whynot Jazz Room, Sunday, July29, 7:30PM 14 Christopher Street New York, NY 1 train to Christopher Street, or any train to West 4th Harmolodic Monk is matt Lavelle (trumpet, alto clarinet, flugelhorn) and John Pietaro…

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TRIBUTE TO 'NEW YORK EYE & EAR CONTROL' COMING UP!

SAVE THE DATE-----Sunday, June 1st, 2014, 3 - 6PM Brooklyn NY: the Firehouse Space A TRIBUTE TO "NEW YORK EYE AND EAR CONTROL" - The 50th Anniversary of the Celebrated Free Jazz Classic! 246 Frost Street Brooklyn New York 11211…

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NIGHT PEOPLE AND OTHER TALES OF WORKING NEW YORK - NOW RELEASED!

John Pietaro's book of contemporary proletarian fiction, in the works for several years, is now available for purchase. This one was a real labor of love----and the preface by celebrated historian Paul Buhle is alone worth the cover price NIGHT…

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New Sounds for Fall

September and October are shaping up to be very interesting months so far! I will engage in a private jam session with the legendary reedman Daniel Carer---we are hoping to extend this into a new project soon. But as far…

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August Fades into Autumn---soon!

This was one HOT summer with some screamingly good new music, wasn't it. Our Dissident Arts Festival on AUG 24 faced stiff competition with the Charlie parker Festival occurring just across town in the East Village and of course the…

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THE DISSIDENT ARTS FESTIVAL & THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

THE DISSIDENT ARTS FESTIVAL & THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON This year's Dissident Arts Festival has been scheduled for SAT AUG 24 as of many months ago and we have prepared a powerful program of revolutionary music, spoken word and film.…

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'THE RED MICROPHONE SPEAKS!' - CD

THE RED MICROPHONE SPEAKS 1) Freedom Theme (Rocco John Iacovone) 2) L'Internationale Redux (“L’Internationale” by Pierre Degeyter; adaptation and arrangement by John Pietaro) 3) God to the Hungry Child (music by Janet Barnes to poetry of Langston Hughes; originally published…

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THE RED MICROPHONE CD RELEASE FETE: APRIL 17, NYC

The debut disc of new jazz/new music ensemble THE RED MICROPHONE will be officially released at a gig at West Village jazz haunt Zirzamin on April 17. The CD, recorded locally but mastered by legendary Downtown producer Kramer at NoiseMiami…