David Cain http://wuis.org en Jazz Trio Wins Award For Springfield Recording http://wuis.org/post/jazz-trio-wins-award-springfield-recording <p>A Chicago-based jazz trio has earned an award for an album recorded live during a performance at a Springfield theater. &nbsp;</p><p>The trio of Paul Wertico, David Cain and Larry Gray recorded their album ``Sound Portraits'' last summer at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. It won top honors for a live performance at the annual Independent Music Awards given out on Tuesday. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:17:53 +0000 Associated Press 26629 at http://wuis.org Jazz Trio Wins Award For Springfield Recording Musicians Create "Sound Portraits" http://wuis.org/post/musicians-create-sound-portraits <p>Combining audio and visual effects, three Illinois musicians have joined up to create an act that defies conventional genres.</p><p><a href="http://werticocainandgray.wordpress.com/">The trio </a>plays a host of electronic and acoustic instruments - everything from saxophone, to cello, to the iPad.</p><p>The group recently released an album that is 100% improvised, as well as a DVD of those performances. They call their production, "Sound Portraits".</p><p>The three will be performing live again on August 31 as part of the Chicago Jazz Festival.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Rachel Otwell 8052 at http://wuis.org Musicians Create "Sound Portraits"