Archive for August, 2015

Back to School

Posted on: August 23rd, 2015 by monikaherzig



The quiet town of Bloomington, Indiana has transformed over the past week into a busy college town with about 50,000 students moving into dorms and apartments. Many of them left their home for the first time, others return for another year, some are coming from foreign countries with the goal of gathering information, working towards a career of their choice, and finding new friends. Getting a college degree is a major financial commitment and the justification for such an investment has recently been a topic of discussion. (more…)

Shapeshifter Lab Live!

Posted on: August 18th, 2015 by monikaherzig

Finally – the Whole World in Her Hands Band live!  This video was shot at Brooklyn’s Shapeshifter Lab in May 2015, enjoy the whole set here!

And the band is getting ready to hit the road next week – please join us and spread the word! The tour dates and links are posted here – see posters below!

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The Whole World In Her Hands On The Road!

Posted on: August 5th, 2015 by monikaherzig



While we’re still looking for a good and caring home for the recording project, the group will hit the road August 25 – 29. We will make our way down the East Coast and close out with a festival in WV, presenting some of these fine leaders and the music from the upcoming release. Joining us for the week are Jamie Baum – flute, Reut Regev – trombone, Adi Meyerson – bass, and Rosa Avila – drums – spread the word and let me know who’s coming!




Adventures in Graz

Posted on: August 1st, 2015 by monikaherzig



On Saturday, July 18, 12 students from Indiana University arrived in Graz/ Austria, excited and maybe a bit worried about their two weeks ahead at the Kunst Universität Graz (KUG) Jazz Institut studying “Comparative Music Industry”. It took more than a year of planning to put the resources in place, create the curriculum and invite guest speakers, plan the excursions, and work on the collaboration between the universities. Now it was show time, and what a show it turned out to be! (more…)