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Thursday Nov 8, 2012 Modiin Cultural Center 
"Brasil Tropical"
The JP Big Band opened the annual Fall Music Festival with a revival of the Mati Caspi album "Eretz Tropit Yafa".  
Over 20 numbers for  small and large jazz ensembles with a star-studded guest cast

The band played to a full house of 600 people!

And in the distant past.....

May 29 2009
The band appeared at the foyer in the Modiin Music Center on Yom Haatzmaut - straight ahead jazz.

September 20, 2008
The JP Big Band hosted Gushpanka, a contemporary Jazz quartet from Sweden in  in the the foyer of the Modiin Music center.  The guests from Sweden were outstanding, a big thank you to Ira Mogilevsky and the group. I counted about 35-40 people in the audience - which I suppose is not bad for a modern jazz event that took place in the middle of the city election campaign.

November 6, 2008
Annual Fall Music Festival in Modiin. Saturday night late show - straight ahead jazz with new numbers like "Count Bubba's Revenge", and some classic numbers like Neal Hefti's Cute and  "Round Midnight" We played after Shem Tov Levi - so we had over 250 people packed in the foyer until almost midnight. 

August 17, 2008 - Open rehearsal in the foyer of the Modiin Cultural Center under auspices of Caffe Alma. It's always great to play live music to live people. Thanks to Osnat Wieder for setting up the gig - which may turn into a monthly event.

July 9, 2008 - Did a late show in the foyer of the Modiin Cultural Center after the annual dance festival. Started at 11pm - with over 100 people and it petered out by midnight. The band was pretty hot and some of the people were dancing to numbers like St. Thomas.

June 17, 2008 - We did 90 minutes of cocktail music at the Gala opening of the new Azrielli Maill in Modiin - imagine playing classic swing on a stage in the middle of a construction site...
Click here for pictures from the gig

March 16, 2008 - The JP Big Band hosted the IHS International Big band at the Ofek School in Modiin - a great time was had by all, but there were probably more musicians than audience.

March 9, 2008 - The JP Big Band invited back to Shablul Jazz in Tel Aviv - full house again for two sets of the straight up Jazz and the High Windows featuring Danny Saguy and Shlomit Tamir. 

December 23, 2007 - Full house at Shablul Jazz in the Tel Aviv port.  We did 2 sets, first set was classic big band jazz with vocalist Danny Saguy and second set was the High Windows show.

December 13, 2007 - Appeared at the Modiin Cultural Center with the amazing young jazz vocalist Marina Blumine and pianist Oren Sela.

November 15, 2007- Gala performance at the new Modiin Cultural Center of music of the legendary Israeli pop group, the "High Windows" arranged for jazz.  A commission from the city of Modiin to Eli, resulted in 13 wonderful charts. Over 450 people came out to hear us and gave the band rave reviews.
Click here for pictures from the gig

Aug 11, 2007 - Maccabim Sports Center - Reception for Discover Identity 2007 ceremony (youth groups from Rochester and Modiin, sponsored by the Jewish Agency) - Click here for pictures from the gig

May 29, 2006 - Appearance at the Liberty Park in the Israeli Festival 2006, Tammy Shefer was band vocalist and sang Angel Eyes and Fly Me to the Moon

April 27, 2006 - A homage to Shoshana Damari, the music of Moshe Vilenski arranged for Jazz, Modiin, Park Yiftach

December, 2005 - The band hosted The International Jazz Orchestra from Germany in a Caberet evening at Ofek

May 16, 2005 - Kfar Saba Big band Festival, guest conductor - Yossi Regev, guest soloist - Erez Bar-Noi

March 25, 2005 - Purim Festival, Modiin - outside in the park on Emek Hahula

December 5, 2004 - Ramat Efal Mishan - Benefit for the Ramat Efal Music School