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Tuesday
Jan062015

2015 Jazz Education Network Conference in San Diego

I'm excited to be joining The Urban Renewal Project in San Diego this weekend for the 6th Annual JEN conference. We'll be sharing the stage with the likes of the John Daversa Big Band, Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, The U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors and many, many others. I'm very much looking forward to this weekend. See you there!

 

Friday
Jan022015

Happy New Year from The Edison

Happy Belated New Year from The Edison's New Years Ball in downtown LA!

The Urban Renewal Project safely delivered the audience into 2015 with the kick they needed to get the year started right! It was a great show; the audience was spectacular, The Edison is amazing, and URP was more than pleased to share the stage with some amazing dancers, aerialists, and stilt-walkers.

Everyone had so much fun that The Edison has already invited us back for Valentines Day, get your tickets early!

Tuesday
Dec092014

The Federal Affair

The Urban Renewal Project is hosting The Federal Affair at The Federal Bar in North Hollywood this Wednesday night at 11pm.

Free. Doors Open at 10:30pm

Stick around after for the jam!

We have vocalist Alex Nester and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band. Come here the new album live, plus some of our classics and a few dancefloor covers.

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Here's what people have been saying:

"It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive."

Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

"... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party."

Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

Go grab the new album on all your favorite services and formats!

iTunes
Amazon CD
Amazon MP3
Spotify

Monday
Oct132014

The Beans Have Been Spilt...

Since the new album has been released, we figured we'd give everyone a chance to experience it's magic live. So that's what we've done! The Urban Renewal Project is back on the scene next week in Santa Monica, don't miss it!

Friday, October 24th, 11pm

Harvelle's Santa Monica

We have vocalist Alex Nester and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band. Hear the entire new album live, plus some of our classics and a few dancefloor covers.

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Here's what people have been saying:

"It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive."

Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

"... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party."

Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

Go grab the new album on all your favorite services and formats!

iTunes
Amazon CD
Amazon MP3
Spotify

Tuesday
Sep232014

The Internet Just Got a Little Bit Better...

I'm very proud to announce that The Urban Renewal Project's sophomore album,

Local Legend, graces the internet with it's presence today.

"It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive."

Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

"... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party."

Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

Go grab it on all your favorite services and formats!

iTunes
Amazon CD
Amazon MP3
Spotify