THE LATEST NEWS!
….ARNE FOGEL is set for new, original theatrical presentations during the 2013 - 2014 season at BLOOMINGTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS: A new show presented in the Center’s “Black Box Theater” on November 1st, 2nd & 3rd, and another new presentation in the Center’s Schneider Auditorium theater on February 22nd.. More info about these concerts TBA….
….. ARNE FOGEL, in association with ROBERT BADER, BING CROSBY ENTERPRISES and SIRIUS XM RADIO created a special radio program called “BING’S BASEMENT” for Sirius XM radio’s Holiday listeners in December. The program featured a collection of outtakes, rarities and obscurities from Crosby’s personal vault.
….The two-part program appeared regularly on the “Bing Crosby Christmas Radio” station from December 19 through December 26 on SiriusXM channel 142 and online on SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 762 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and mobile devices. Fogel, Bader, and Crosby Enterprises are now creating 12 more non-holiday episodes of the series for continued SIRIUS XM listeners in 2013! Stay tuned for more info…..
Produced and written by Robert Bader and Arne Fogel. Hosted by Arne Fogel.
“…It is that time again…time to record another album, baby! Arne Fogel (the album’s producer) and I are working really hard to organize and strategize and plan this dream into reality. I consider myself really fortunate to get to play with the amazing AARON PARKS (piano), JOHN HART (guitar), DANTON BOLLER (bass) and RJ MILLER (drums) on this project. These guys make beauty happen. So excited to start recording with them on Nov. 29! Stay tuned…”
……UPDATE: The sessions for the NANCY HARMS album were indeed completed in early December at Michael Brorby’s Acoustic Studios in Brooklyn, NY, with ARNE FOGEL as producer. The Harms band consisted of the above-mentioned players, plus a special appearance on one track by trombone legend WYCLIFFE GORDON. The CD includes compositions by such tunesmiths as JAY LIVINGSTON & RAY EVANS, DUKE ELLINGTON, ALEC WILDER, JOHNNY BURKE & JIMMY VAN HEUSEN, ERIC SATIE, JOHNNY MERCER, LIONEL HAMPTON, SONNY BURKE, as well as four new songs composed by Harms, three of which were written in collaboration with Fogel. Mixing was completed in February of this year at CREATION AUDIO in Minneapolis. Expect a July release on the brand-new GAZELLE label…..
….ARNE FOGEL made his debut appearance as a guest performer with THE NEW STANDARDS during their special Holiday shows at THE FITZGERALD THEATER this past December 7th, 8th, and 9th….. A broadcast version of the concert, taken from these “live” performances, aired on 89.3 (The Current) at 8pm on Christmas Eve, and at 8am the following (Christmas) day.
….A recent column by JIM WALSH in the STAR-TRIBUNE noted the success of Minnesotan Nicholas David on the NBC TV series “THE VOICE”, and then went on to list 25 other Minnesota vocalists whom Walsh would “love to hear on the big stage”, adding that “This state is crawling with great singers….Here are a few suggestions worthy of Carson Daly’s rapture…” ARNE FOGEL was one of the singers cited, with Walsh describing the “understated, elegant, and Sinatra-esque reading” of one of Fogel’s performances. To read the full article, which includes the 24 other singers, click HERE.
…..Arne Fogel, working under the supervision of BING CROSBY ENTERPRISES’ vice president for marketing and production ROBERT S. BADER, has written the extensive liner notes for the very first American release of Bing Crosby’s 1975 album “A SOUTHERN MEMOIR”. The album, produced by Crosby himself and originally released only in Great Britain, is now available in worldwide release. See BINGCROSBY.COM for further info about this and other great new Crosby CD and DVD releases. …..Arne has also written the text for the “RADIO” section of BINGCROSBY.COM, the official website….
……NOW AVAILABLE AT ROADRUNNER RECORDS IN MINNEAPOLIS: “BLUE SKY DAY” - THE STUDIO RECORDINGS OF THE BATCH, 1970 - 1973 (VOLUME 2 OF “THE LOST MUSIC OF MID-AMERICA”). READ A REVIEW ON THE “BATCH - IRONWEEDS” PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE! ….Also available now at stores THE ELECTRIC FETUS and TREEHOUSE RECORDS in Minneapolis, or order NOW from CDBABY!! - FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING “THE BATCH” (ARNE FOGEL, BARRY THOMAS GOLDBERG, GARY PAULAK, JAY LEE & WHIP LANE), - VISIT THEM AT MYSPACE!……..
…..”THE BATCH - WAIT ‘TIL TOMORROW” is the title for the special limited “Collector’s Edition” vinyl release of the “TRANSISTOR” CD. This special LP release from Europe contains a 4-page insert with bio, lyrics, photos, and a B/W poster. READ A REVIEW OR ORDER HERE! The original “Transistor” CD, a compilation of the “basement” recordings of THE BATCH, circa 1968-1971, is available at CD BABY, and also in the Twin Cities at ELECTRIC FETUS and TREEHOUSE RECORDS in Minneapolis, and now available at ROADRUNNER RECORDS in Minneapolis…..
….Selections from Arne’s CDs (“WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS” and “LET’S NOT BE SENSIBLE!”) are frequently being featured before a national audience on “MUSIC CHOICE”, the cable-TV network that serves the entire country. Listen on their “Standards & Swing” channel. …..NY-based internet music channel “THE PENTHOUSE” also continues to play tracks from both CDs….
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