Author Archives: Queen Esther

April 10, 2013

Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra invites you to join us on this hidden gem just off the southeastern tip of Manhattan, nestled in the heart of majestic New York Harbor. Under a shady grove of centuries-old trees, caressed by fresh sea air, a s  More...

Although each day carries with it the promise of a new beginning, nothing wakes the world up like springtime. I’m churning along like always but I can’t deny the pull of a new season in all of its hopeful, sunshiny, dew-drenched glory – or the way i  More...

Swingadelic Audrey Welber alto sax, clarinet Paul Carlon tenor (on 5, 7, 8, 10, 14) & soprano sax Jeff Hackworth tenor and baritone sax (on 5, 7, 8, 10, 14) John DiSanto baritone sax Albert Leusink trumpet Carlos Francis trumpet Rob Susman trombone Ro  More...

A Tribute to Willie Dixon Elliot Sharp Henry Kaiser Eric Mingus Glenn Phillips Melvin Gibbs Lance Carter

The more I listened to Queen Esther, the more I wanted to listen to Queen Esther. The band is one of the top jazz ensembles around, the songs from Hopkins are deliciously memorable and well written and Queen Esther’s performance is an instant classi  More...