Jazzin’ The Soul @ The Marble Bar 10.23.16 – Malik Alston’s 50th Birthday Celebration

Jazzin’ The Soul

Malik Alston’s 50th Birthday Celebration

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

wsg: Pierre Anthony, Ber-Henda Williams, LaRae Starr, Maurissa Rose, LaRonn Dolley

 

The Marble Bar

Sunday, October 23, 2016

5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

$10.00

 

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Join Malik at Jazzin’ The Soul, as he celebrates his 50th birthday in style! Malik will present hot, new music from his latest project Future: Love, Life, Vibration. Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble with special guests Pierre Anthony, Ber-Henda Willliams, LaRae Starr, Maurissa Rose and LaRonn Dolley will light up the night with more surprises to come!

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The Marble Bar

1501 Holden St.

Detroit, Michigan 48208

313.551.3158

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Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble @ Jazz Café 9.24.16

Jazzin’ The Soul

Malik Alston CD Release Event

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

wsg: Pierre Anthony, Ber-Henda Williams, LaRonn Souldeacon Dolley

 

Jazz Café

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, September 24, 2016

9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

$10.00

 

Jazzin' The Soul Flyer

Jazzin’ The Soul Flyer

Join us for an exciting, uplifting sonic experience with international recording artist Malik Alston, as Malik releases his eagerly anticipated project, Future: Love, Life, VibrationMalik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble is in full effect with live soul & jazz, elevating your weekend. Our special guests include hip-hop & r&b singer/songwriter/poet Pierre Anthony, and bilingual poet/songwriter/dancer Ber-Henda Williams. Newly added to the event, vocalist/songwriter LaRonn Souldeacon Dolley…. more to come!

Let us take you higher!

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Get your tickets now for only $8 at http://bit.ly/2ajpkjh otherwise it’s $10 at the door!

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Jazz Café
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
350 Madison Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48226
313.887.8500

www.jazzcafedetroit.com

www.truthmanifestrecords.com

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Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble @ Dally In The Alley 9.10.16

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

Dally In The Alley

Saturday, September 10, 2016

3:30 p.m.

Free Admission

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

 

Get ready to extend your summer pleasure with Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble, as the band shines bright at Dally In The Alley, Midtown Detroit’s beloved all-day festival. The long-running street fair features great entertainment, arts & crafts, food and fun for all! Come and get your taste of the band’s delectable soul, house, jazz & more…….brimming with delicious Detroit flavor.

 

Dally In The Alley

Midtown Detroit – Detroit, Michigan

Between Forest & Hancock

2nd Avenue and Anthony Wayne Drive (aka 3rd)

www.truthmanifestrecords.com

www.dallyinthealley.com

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Jazzin’ The Soul @ The Marble Bar 8.6.16

Jazzin’ The Soul

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

wsg: Neco Redd, Pierre Anthony & Ber-Henda Williams

The Marble Bar

Saturday, August 6, 2016

9:00 p.m. – 2 a.m.

$10.00

Malik Alston & the Linwood Ensemble

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

Come experience audible bliss and visual pleasure with Malik Alston and The Linwood Ensemble playing live jazz, soul, house and funk featuring singer/songwriter neo-soul artist Neco Redd (Cantaloupe Barley), hip-hop & r&b singer/songwriter/poet Pierre Anthony, and bilingual poet/songwriter/dancer Ber-Henda Williams. Get your early bird tickets now for only $8 at http://bit.ly/2ajpkjh

 

Jazzin' The Soul Flyer

Jazzin’ The Soul Flyer

 

The Marble Bar

1501 Holden St.

Detroit, MI 48208

313.551.3158

www.facebook.com/marblebardetroit

www.truthmanifestrecords.com

www.facebook.com/malikalston

www.twitter.com/djmalikalston

www.instagram.com/malikalstonmusic7

http://fusicology.com/events/?event_id=103875&cid=DET&fv=feature

 

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Jazzin’ The Soul @ The Marble Bar 7.8.16

Jazzin’ The Soul

Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble

with special guests

The Marble Bar

Friday, July 8, 2016

9:00 p.m. – 2 a.m.

$10.00

Malik Alston & the Linwood Ensemble

Malik Alston & the Linwood Ensemble

Take a journey into the beautiful world of jazz, soul, electronica and more with Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble. Join Malik as he travels far & wide in a unique musical experience, designed to elevate your weekend. Special guests will join Malik and the band for the evening, DJ’s will heat up the decks as well for a distinctive flavor throughout the night.

Jazzin' The Soul Flyer

Jazzin’ The Soul Flyer

 

The Marble Bar

1501 Holden St.

Detroit, MI 48208

313.551.3158

www.facebook.com/marblebardetroit

www.truthmanifestrecords.com

www.facebook.com/malikalston

www.twitter.com/djmalikalston

www.instagram.com/malikalstonmusic7

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Brown Sugar Sessions – Dames Brown & Malik Alston at The Gathering 4.25.14

Malik & Dames Brown

 

Brown Sugar Sessions

Dames Brown wsg Malik Alston

Friday, April 25, 2014

12 a.m. – 4 pm.

$10.00

 

The Gathering

8325 E. Jefferson

Detroit, Michigan

www.thegatheringdetroit.com

www.truthmanifestrecords.com

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Malik Alston Quartet @ The Grasshopper Underground 3.18.14

Malik Alston Quartet 

The Grasshopper Underground 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Free Admission

Malik Alston Quartet

Malik Alston Quartet

Please come and join us for a magical, fun-filled evening, as we journey to the funkier side of jazz fusion and house! The Malik Alston Quartet brings live, electrifying innovation in an intimate setting, for a unique sonic experience. The quartet features Gabe Gonzalez, Mike Nelson, Elmahdi Obeid and Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din, keeping it nice and hot all night long.
 
Power up your week with the Malik Alston Quartet, only at The Grasshopper Underground.    
                                                  

Malik AlstonMalik Alston is one of Detroit’s premier producers, performers, vocalists, DJ’s and improvisationists. He produces and spins without boundaries, often fusing a multitude of styles to create a new innovation in sound. He has delighted audiences in the United States and abroad, inviting them into his unique world. Malik is the CEO of his label, Truth Manifest Records, founded in 1997. He continues to be a creative vessel and convey passion in his music, with new and exciting projects soon to be released on Truth Manifest.

 

Malik Alston Quartet 

 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Free Admission

The Grasshopper Underground

22757 Woodward Ave.

Ferndale, Michigan 48220

248.298.0300 

www.thegrasshopperunderground.com

www.truthmanifestrecords.com 

 

 

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Malik Alston on WDET 101.9 – The Progressive Underground – 3.9.14

Malik Alston

Malik Alston

The Progressive Underground: Show 65 feat. MALIK ALSTON – The Progressive Underground

On tonight’s installment of The Progressive Underground, we interview international jazz/fusion/house recording artist MALIK ALSTON and profile songs from his discography along with bumping artists such as Book Cadillac Music, Brandon Williams, Leaf Erikson, Vanessa Daou, Jamila, Theo Parrish, Rick Wade, Mike Huckaby, Carl Craig, Black Jazz Consortium, Vikter Duplaix, Thundercat, Jneiro Jarel, Leila Adu, Tantra Zawadi, LaVeda Davis and so many more!

We bump the best in techno, deep house, future soul, nu-jazz, nu-bossa, b-sides and rare groove. We go tomorrow, Sunday, March 9, 8-11 pm EST on 101.9 FM WDET and wdet.org.

Chris Campbell - Host, Progressive Underground, WDET 101.9

Malik sits down with Progressive Underground’s Chris Campbell to discuss his vibrant and rich musical history, as a international producer and artist in the heart of Detroit. Malik will also give everyone a delicious taste of his upcoming project on Truth Manifest Records, entitled Future. The project is long awaited by fans and music aficionados, it will be a marvelous treat for the mind, heart and soul. He also presents one of his signature house mixes on the broadcast, for your listening pleasure!

 

http://wdet.org/shows/progressive-underground/episode/the-progressive-underground-show-65/

 

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Malik Alston Quartet @ Jazz Cafe – 11.7.13

Beyond Jazz

Malik Alston Quartet

Jazz Cafe
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, November 7, 2013

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

$10.00

Blaze the edge of your senses with heat from the Malik Alston Quartet. Beyond Jazz features Malik Alston, Gabe Gonzalez, Bubs Fiddler, and Dave McMurray, for a sublime evening. This set delivers premium fusion, house and funk wrapped in the magic of jazz. Aficionados of fine music will appreciate the diverse flavors, as the quartet soars to the outer limits. Special guest Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din brings exquisite, dynamic vocals. Beyond Jazz – oh, yes it is, indeed.

Malik Alston fuses a multitude of styles to create a new innovation in sound. He has delighted audiences in the United States and abroad, inviting them into his unique world of sound. His use of keyboards, voice, effects and composition sets a new standard. Malik has performed and shared the stage with Dwele, Les Nubians, Amp Fiddler, Martin Luther, Sky Covington, Paul Randolph, MonicaBlaire, Marcus Belgrave, Allan Barnes, Baatin, and Robert Glasper, among many artists. He has written and produced for many artists, including Neco Redd, Maurissa Rose, Souldeacon, Sean Blackman, Craig Huckaby, Alton Miller, Recloose, John Arnold, :brownstudy, LaVeda Davis, Roy Davis, Jr., Al McKenzie, Doc Link, The Linwood Ensemble, Painted Pictures, Javontte, Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din and Howard Wazeerud-Din II.

Malik is the CEO of his label, Truth Manifest Records, founded in 1997. He continues to be a creative vessel and convey passion in his music, with new and exciting projects soon to be released on Truth Manifest.

Gabe Gonzalez is a master drummer, well-versed in many genres of music. His powerful, funky and diverse approach to his instrument has taken him around the world. Gabe has had the pleasure of performing with many artists, including the P-Funk All Stars, Enema Squad (aka Enemy Squad), 420 Mob, The Process, David Winans Pi, Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble, The MistersHip, Gabe Gonzilla Monsters Trio, G.T.O. and the Kenny Olson Project. His artistry and production skills have earned recognition at the 2012 Detroit Music Awards as Outstanding Electronic Dance Writer/Producer. Gabe received nods at the 2011 Detroit Black Music Awards, including an award as Funk Artist of the Year and a nomination for Best Funk Instrumentalist.

Bubs Fiddler plays the bass with fire and finesse, incorporating straight-ahead jazz, funk, fusion, and R & B. His smooth, seductive sound has entranced audiences at home and abroad. Bubs has performed and recorded with Faruq Z. Bey, George Clinton & the P-Funk All Stars, Amp Fiddler, Larry Fratangelo, Michael Brock, Moodymann, Three Chairs, Generations, Davina and Inner City, among many artists. He is an accomplished writer and producer, and has worked with many artists.

Dave McMurray began playing tenor saxophone in his youth and gained experience playing in Detroit clubs. He was influenced by John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley, and by Detroit veteran Willie Metcalf. Dave gained further experience on the road with blues guitarist Albert Collins and has performed with pop, funk and rap artists. It is this eclectic mixture of influences and interests that have helped him develop a following among many audiences. His blending of jazz and rap caught the imaginations of many. Dave has toured as the musical director and featured soloist with Motown R&B artist KEM. He also tours as a featured soloist with Kid Rock.

Dave has performed and toured with Bob James, Was (Not Was), Chuck Loeb, and the Geri Allen Electric Band. He has recorded with Was (Not Was), Gladys Knight, Bob Dylan, the B-52’s, the Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Bootsy Collins, Nancy Wilson, Bob James and Iggy Pop, among many artists.

Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din is an accomplished vocalist and lyricist. She uses her silky, multi-octave range in many genres, including jazz, soul, gospel, funk and classical music. Badriyyah has performed with many artists, including Painted Pictures, The Linwood Ensemble, Malik Alston, Allan Barnes, Blue Nefertiti of Les Nubians, Javontte, Craig Huckaby, Phil Hale, Paul Randolph, Dwayne Jensen, Sean Blackman, Yolanda Day, Omega, Joshua Adams, Howard Wazeerud-Din II, Neco Redd. She has written and recorded with Malik Alston, Veronique, Painted Pictures, The Linwood Ensemble, and Marissa Guzman, to name a few.

Jazz Café
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
350 Madison Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48226
313.887.8500
www.jazzcafedetroit.com
www.truthmanifestrecords.com

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Soul Sessions at the Jazz Café – 8.30.13

Soul Sessions at the Jazz Cafe

Soul Sessions at the Jazz Cafe

Soul Sessions

Malik Alston Trio

Jazz Café – Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, August 30, 2013

9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

$10.00

Come join us for a sublime musical experience as the Malik Alston Trio takes center stage, with Bubs Fiddler, Sean Blackman, and Djallo Djakate. Special guest Amp Fiddler, and vocalist Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din, add to the night’s delights. Enjoy a jazz-infused, soulful evening, as Malik and Badriyyah celebrate their 10th anniversary with everyone. More surprises are in store all night, with special guests and DJ sets to elevate your weekend!

Malik & Badriyyah

Malik & Badriyyah

Soul Sessions

Malik Alston Trio, with special guest Amp Fiddler

Friday, August 30, 2013

9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

$10.00

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Jazz Café

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

350 Madison Avenue

Detroit, Michigan 48226

313.887.8500

www.jazzcafedetroit.com

www.truthmanifestrecords.com

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