This June, Sandy was awarded the San Francisco Art Commission's "SF Artist Grant" for her project "Milton Nascimento: Cantos do Povo". The grant will fund new arrangements, compositions, rehearsals and performance of a multi media show free to the public in 2023. The first showing of works will be at the Aug. 6, 2022 Tribute to Milton Nascimento at SFJAZZ. Intermusic SF also awarded Sandy it's Music Grant to fund a CD of this music. Stay tuned for more developments. The Intermusic funding of the upcoming recording is made possible through the Musical Grant Program, which is administered by InterMusic SF, and supported by the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, and San Francisco Grants for the Arts.
"A singer's singer who has graced the work of artists like Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, and Rebeca Mauleon, Sandy has carved a name for herself...'Homenagem Brasileira' is a cool shower of interpretive works that showcases the warmly superb and crystalline voice of this emerging diva." - Latin Beat Magazine
"Cressman's solos stormed across the entire tradition of trombone techniques.....
Standout performers included trombonist Jeff Cressman, who took a few monster solos"
-Los Angeles Times
“A future star! Natalie Cressman’s got a great sound and some knockout credentials for her age.” - tromboneforum.com
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Jeff, Sandy and Natalie Cressman are renowned for their talents as performers. In addition, Sandy provides educational workshops internationally to students of all levels. Jeff is sought after as a recording engineer of both live and studio sessions, as well as for his music production. Natalie, now transplanted to New York, has garnered a reputation as a promising trombonist, vocalist, and composer. Julianna is teaching Contemporary Dance at City Dance in S.F., and working for Living Jazz.
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|Entre Amigos is formally out now! Here are the links to purchase. |
Homenagem Brasileira: CD
Critically acclaimed tribute to the great Brazilian composers, produced and arranged by Marcos Silva, also featuring Harvey Wainapel on saxophones/clarinet.
Brasil - Sempre no Coração: CD
Second CD of Brazilian Jazz by composers including Edu Lobo, João Bosco, Baden Powell, Dori Caymmi, Filó Machado and more