Listen to Kendrick Oliver from New Life Jazz Orchestra talk about his life and his upcoming concert at Shalin Liu this Saturday


Earlier this week I interviewed Kendrick Oliver, director of the New Life Jazz Orchestra and Laura Heinrichs of the  Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO).

Kendrick is bringing his high-energy orchestra to Rockport’s Shalin Liu Performance Center this Saturday, February 8th at 8:oo p.m.

This concert will benefit the students of the NYMO, including their scholarship fund.

Kendrick talks about how he came to be the director of New Life Jazz Orchestra, which was not what he had planned to do when he attended Berklee College of Music and gives us a preview of the excellent music we will hear on Saturday — plus you get to hear some of that music in the interview too.

Listen here: 


About Vickie & Peter

Vickie grew up in Iowa. Lived in Silicon Valley & NYC. Peter has lived all over (NJ, NY, CH, IN, CA, MA, etc.) We chose to live and raise our family in Gloucester. Owners of gimmesound.com & Van Ness Group. Producers of gimmeLIVE concerts.
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One Response to Listen to Kendrick Oliver from New Life Jazz Orchestra talk about his life and his upcoming concert at Shalin Liu this Saturday

  1. Keeping the jazz standards alive, big swing sound with new arrangements, very upbeat and fun! Music for a great cause.

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