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Eric Ross Spring 2003 Tour Schedule Announced

2003 Spring Tour Dates:

Apr.14. Den Bosch, NL. Het Musiekcentrum. Eric Ross with Breda Ensemble.

Apr.20. Amsterdam, NL. De Ijsbreker. Solo performance with video by Mary Ross.

May 19. Wurzburg, GR. Bavarian Radio TV. Solo performance, video by Mary Ross. Lecture/concert/recording

May 20. Paris, FR. Glazart Festival.

May 28, Middelburg, NL. Jazz Festival.

May 30 Bremerhaven,GR. Nord Deutscher Rundfunk. Multi-media performance. Video by Mary Ross. Jens Carstensen-longstrings.

Ju.19-20. Salt Lake City, UT. Utah Arts Festival. Two Multi-media performances. Video by Mary Ross

Jul.26. Owego, NY. Hickories Jazz & Blues Festival.

(other dates-TBA)

ERIC ROSS, American composer/performer has presented concerts of his original works at Lincoln Center, NYC; Kennedy Center,DC; Newport Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switz, & Berlin Jazz Festivals, Brussels Palais des Beaux Arts, Copenhagen New Music Festival, and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival among others worldwide. For over twenty years he's led his ensemble that's featured jazz giants, John Abercrombie, Larry Coryell, Andrew Cyrille, Oliver Lake, Leroy Jenkins, New Music Virtuosos, Youseff Yancy, Lydia Kavina, Robert Dick and others. He performs on piano, guitar, synthesizers, and is a master of the Theremin, one of the earliest electronic instruments. New CDs, "Live at Berlin JazzFest" and "Mars2Earth". The New York Times calls his music "a unique blend of classical, jazz, serial and avant-garde."

MARY ROSS , photography, video and computer art since 1972. Exhibited video, computer processed works, and prints at major galleries and museums in New York, Paris, London and Tokyo. Grants from the National Endowment for the Art, the New York State Council on the Arts and others.Featured in numerous multimedia performances in collaboration with Eric Ross. Published in Popular Photography, Videography, British Journal of Photography Annual, and is in the permanent collection of the Bibliotheque National, Paris; Kunsthaus, Zurich; Royal Library, Copenhagen, and the Lincoln Center Library for Dance.

New CDs

"Eric Ross-Theremin Summit-Live at Berlin JazzFest" features Eric Ross and Theremin legend Youseff Yancy, with Lydia Kavina backed by an all-star ensemble including John Abercrombie, Andrew Cyrille, Leroy Jenkins, Clive Smith, Oliver Lake, Donato Cocca Trio and more.(Private Collectors)

Ty'ava Music ER-105.

"Mars2Earth" -Red Planet - Eric Ross with Philly jazz master, Byard Lancaster; downtown composer Vito Ricci; and improv percussionist Toshi Makihara. "Music from the heart of outer space to the funkiest downtown"_ Sedgewick Arts, Phila.Pa.

Dreamboxmedia/Buried Man Records DMJ-1053

"Deborah Thurlow-"I Am" - Modern French hornist, Deborah Thurlow ; guitar/synthist-Clive

Smith with Eric Ross, composer/soloist - electronics and Theremin live and in the studio.

"virtuoso theremin playing from Eric Ross"-Red Ludwig.

Capstone Records CPS-8695.