JUST RELEASED! VIDEO OF "BIG LIGHT" (CO-WRITTEN WITH MELISSA MANCHESTER) FOR HER LATEST CD, "YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE", FEATURING AL JARREAU
JOHN PROULX QUARTET AT SPAGHETTINI IN BEVERLY HILLS,
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27th, 2015
("A TRIBUTE TO CHET BAKER", FEATURING GABE JOHNSON, LYMAN MEDEIROS, AND TINA RAYMOND)
MELISSA MANCHESTER'S LATEST ALBUM, "YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE", FEATURES "BIG LIGHT", A SONG CO-WRITTEN BY JOHN PROULX AND MELISSA MANCHESTER, WITH AL JARREAU ON VOCALS
JOHN PROULX JOINED THE VOCAL JAZZ FACULTY AT
I am pleased to be joining singer/educator, Christine Guter, in teaching applied jazz voice lessons at CSULB (home of KJAZZ studios)
I was very fortunate to be a guest on Michael Feinstein's radio show on NPR, "Song Travels"!
Air date scheduled between January-March, 2014
JOHN PROULX CHINA TOUR!
I'm recently back from a great tour to Changsha, China for the Orange Island International Jazz Festival. Drummer, Matt Gordy put together two outstanding quartets, including Bill Cunliffe, Chuck Berghofer, Chris Colangelo, Kendall Kay, Bob Sheppard, and Chuck Manning. We had a great time, and felt like "rock stars" playing to a crowd of 16,000 screaming fans! CLICK HERE to see some pics from our overseas adventure!
JOHN PROULX'S THIRD CD ON MAXJAZZ DUE WAS JUST RELEASED ON OCTOBER 22nd, 2012! "The Best Thing For You" is co-produced with pianist, Bill Cunliffe and features a vocal duet with MICHAEL FEINSTEIN! (CLICK HERE to see some pics of the session taken by photographer, Dailey Pike) Other featured musicians on the new record include: Bob Sheppard, Larry Koonse, Ron Stout, Jeremy Boersma, and vocalist Sara Gazarek
"Jogger Chronicles" (artist number 53364) , a song John co-wrote with lyricist K. Lawrence Dunham is entered in ART PRIZE, 2012 (Grand Rapids, Mi). The song, featuring Bob Sheppard on sax, is also featured on John's soon to be released CD,
"The Best Thing For You" (MAXJAZZ, Oct. 24th, 2012)
Click here to hear it and vote!
JOHN PROULX IS THE NEW "DIRECTOR OF COMMERCIAL VOICE" AT AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY!
JOHN PROULX IS THE NEW DIRECTOR OF THE CAL STATE FULLERTON UNIVERSITY "JAZZ SINGERS"!
JOHN PROULX WITH BUCKY PIZZARELLI AND JAY LEONHART AT FEINSTEIN'S, NYC!
Sunday, December 19th, 2010 (8:30pm) CLICK HERE to make your reservation
THE BERRY-PROULX PROJECT
Check out our latest
CD, "Christmas", featuring two original Christmas songs sung by vocalists Sherry Williams and Howard Hewett, with an instrumental by Brian Nova
CLICK HERE for more details
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN IN GRAND RAPIDS, MI, WITH SPECIAL GUEST,
JOHN PROULX ON 10/14/10!
CLICK HERE for a link to Michael's radio interview on Blue Lake Public Radio on Saturday, 10/09/10, from 8:55am-9:55am (CT)
MARY STALLING'S NEW CD, "DREAM"
Features a John Proulx original, "Before You Know It", co-written with lyricist
K. Lawrence Dunham
JOHN PROULX WINS THE AWARD FOR "BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE" AT THE NEW MEXICO MUSIC AWARDS!
(From a recording of "What is This Thing Called Love" with drummer Cal Haines, on his latest CD, "The Bright Side")
JOHN'S NEW CD UPDATE!
I'm very pleased to announce the release of my second CD on MAXJAZZ, "Baker's Dozen-Remembering Chet Baker", released on August 29th, 2009. Joining me in the rhythm section once again are Chuck Berghofer on bass, and Joe LaBarbera on drums. The featured soloist is a young trumpet player from NY named Dominick Farinacci.
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY HOTEL, NY
From September, 2009-January, 2010, John Proulx appeared at Feinstein's first ever piano bar in the Loews Regency Hotel (61st and Park Ave, Manhattan, NY). Guests at the show included: Michael Feinstein, Jack Jones, the Bergman's, Peter Cincotti, Tony DeSare, Hilary Kole, and Peter Eldridge of the NY Voices. What an experience! CLICK HERE to see the postcard .
Nancy Wilson sings "These Golden Years" (a tune I co-wrote with D. Channsin Berry) at "An Evening Of Stars"-UNCF / Smokey Robinson Tribute
NANCY WILSON WINS GRAMMY!
Nancy Wilson's album, Turned to Blue, was the Grammy WINNER for "Best Jazz Vocal Album!" of 2007
I co-wrote a song on that album with lyricist, D. Channsin Berry, called, These Golden Years
John Proulx is guest on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz show on NPR