news in 2019!

it's time for  news !  I am continuing to curate a new music series for  two pianos.. . after the first concert with  Shoko Nagai  and the good success and fun we had, I am really excited to have the second concert of the series happening soon and being able to play again with two pianos. so here are the details...     Brooklyn Music For Two Pianos Concert Series.2  continues in late january!!! !!  I have the pleasure this time to have pianist and composer  Angelica Sanchez  joining me to continue with the series. she is an amazing improviser and very active in the avant-garde scene since she moved to NYC back in 1994. we'll be starting our set at 8:30pm on Friday Jan 25th. I will be curating this at  iBeam  monthly or every other month... so please stay tuned! also, if you happen to be a pianist feel free to contact me via email if you would like to join at future concerts. the more, the merrier.  -big thanks to  Brian Drye  at iBeam for accepting the challenge and kindly supporting my initiative from the start-.    also, in the new year I will be going into the studio with my  Trio  in late January at  Oktaven studios  in Fordham, NY. thrilled to make it happen and record new music. I am making this recording with  Drew Gress  on bass and  Devin Gray  on drums.  Jeremy Loucas  will be in charge of the sound again this time... really looking forward to this!    later in february my friend and bassist  Masa Kamaguchi  based in Barcelona will be in NYC after a year... I'm excited to play with him again! I am thrilled this time the amazing drummer  Gerald Cleaver  will be joining us for our set.    here are the details of my  upcoming concerts:      Friday January 18th (1/18/2019)    Eva Novoa Trio    Eva Novoa , piano   Drew Gress , bass   Devin Gray,  drums   9pm    iBeam         Friday January 25th (1/25/2019)    Brooklyn Music For Two Pianos Concert Series.2     Angelica Sanchez, piano    Eva Novoa, keyboard & Chinese gongs    8:30pm    iBeam            Saturday January 26th (1/26/2019)     recording session at Oktaven Studios   Eva Novoa Trio , with  Drew Gress  and  Devin Gray       Friday February 8th (2/8/2019)    Novoa / Kamaguchi / Cleaver    Eva Novoa , piano   Masa Kamaguchi , bass   Gerald Cleaver,  drums   9pm    iBeam       $15     100% music - no alcohol    iBeam   168 7th st  Brooklyn, NY 11215  F/G trains to 9 st - 4 av stop    finally, I am also happy to share recent news that  DownBeat Magazine  has listed my last album,   Live At iBeam   by  Ditmas Quartet  released back in the summer on  Fresh Sound New Talent,  within  the Best Albums of 2018!!!   see  DownBeat's January 2019  issue on  page 54 :   http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2019/DB1901/single_page_view/54.html    -here's the link to the  four stars review  **** published in their November issue. Denise Sullivan wrote a wonderful review which you may read here below:     http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2018/DB1811/single_page_view/56.html     thanks for reading & happy new year.    peace,  e

it's time for news!

I am continuing to curate a new music series for two pianos... after the first concert with Shoko Nagai and the good success and fun we had, I am really excited to have the second concert of the series happening soon and being able to play again with two pianos. so here are the details...

Brooklyn Music For Two Pianos Concert Series.2 continues in late january!!! !!

I have the pleasure this time to have pianist and composer Angelica Sanchez joining me to continue with the series. she is an amazing improviser and very active in the avant-garde scene since she moved to NYC back in 1994. we'll be starting our set at 8:30pm on Friday Jan 25th. I will be curating this at iBeam monthly or every other month... so please stay tuned! also, if you happen to be a pianist feel free to contact me via email if you would like to join at future concerts. the more, the merrier.

-big thanks to Brian Drye at iBeam for accepting the challenge and kindly supporting my initiative from the start-.

also, in the new year I will be going into the studio with my Trio in late January at Oktaven studios in Fordham, NY. thrilled to make it happen and record new music. I am making this recording with Drew Gress on bass and Devin Gray on drums. Jeremy Loucas will be in charge of the sound again this time... really looking forward to this!

later in february my friend and bassist Masa Kamaguchi based in Barcelona will be in NYC after a year... I'm excited to play with him again! I am thrilled this time the amazing drummer Gerald Cleaver will be joining us for our set.

here are the details of my upcoming concerts:

Friday January 18th (1/18/2019)

Eva Novoa Trio

Eva Novoa, piano

Drew Gress, bass

Devin Gray, drums

9pm

iBeam


Friday January 25th (1/25/2019)

Brooklyn Music For Two Pianos Concert Series.2

Angelica Sanchez, piano

Eva Novoa, keyboard & Chinese gongs

8:30pm

iBeam

Saturday January 26th (1/26/2019)

recording session at Oktaven Studios

Eva Novoa Trio, with Drew Gress and Devin Gray


Friday February 8th (2/8/2019)

Novoa / Kamaguchi / Cleaver

Eva Novoa, piano

Masa Kamaguchi, bass

Gerald Cleaver, drums

9pm

iBeam

$15

100% music - no alcohol

iBeam

168 7th st

Brooklyn, NY 11215

F/G trains to 9 st - 4 av stop

finally, I am also happy to share recent news that DownBeat Magazine has listed my last album, Live At iBeam by Ditmas Quartet released back in the summer on Fresh Sound New Talent, within the Best Albums of 2018!!!

see DownBeat's January 2019 issue on page 54:

http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2019/DB1901/single_page_view/54.html

-here's the link to the four stars review **** published in their November issue. Denise Sullivan wrote a wonderful review which you may read here below:

http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2018/DB1811/single_page_view/56.html

thanks for reading & happy new year.

peace,

e