Friday, January 31, 2014

new CD -- "Comin' Home Baby" The Reese Project

CD Comin' Home Baby by The Reese Project
New 2014 CD, The Reese Project's "Comin' Home Baby," available now!  through VectorDisc Records at (a cool site for music!). 

This is a bunch of funky music.  The music is based on Herbie Mann hits, except for a beautiful Irish hymn called "Be Thou My Vision".

Flutes, cello, piano and drums.  "Comin' Home Baby" is being spun on many jazz radio stations throughout the country right now.  Please help us by requesting songs the new Reese Project's "Comin' Home Baby" CD from your local jazz radio station.  
You can now license our music through Triple Scoop Music.  Here's one of the pages our music is featured on.  They let you hear full versions of the songs, too!

My favorite for today is "Minstrel Boy".  What's yours?

In the Belly of the Blues

check out tune #14 in our playlist!  A fun, cool blues -- "In the Belly of the Blues"

Add your comments to let us know your opinion of it!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Lancaster Summer Arts!

Today's concert for the Lancaster Summer Arts Festival is Wyndfall -- celtic trio!  Vocals & guitar work by Chris Laughery, flute fantasies by Tom Reese, and cello anchor by Laurie Haines Reese ... we'd love to see you there!  You can get t-shirts, fans, CD's, buttons --- lots of STUFF!  The concert is from noon to 1 pm, in Steinman Park, on King St next to the Pressroom Restaurant.  If it rains, we'll be inside the Pressroom!  Bring your lunch along from the Central Market or order from the Pressroom.

In the evening, Steinman Park will feature the jazz piano stylings of Steve Rudolph, with a trio.  They play from 7 to 10 pm.  (Indoors at the Pressroom if it rains).

More events -- of ALL kinds -- are a part of the LSAF's 50th Anniversary Celebration.  More information can be found at

Sunday, June 9, 2013

June is here!

June always brings a lot of concerts, outdoor festivals, and gardening fun!

June also is the month of the Lancaster Summer Arts Festival!  This year is the 50th Anniversary, so there are a lot of activities!  See the website at for the complete schedule!  You can also find them on Facebook.

Special Event -- Friday, June 14th is the Big Apple Jazz Orchestra in a  "Tribute to Perry Como"
WhenFri, June 14, 7pm – 9pm
WhereChurch of the Apostles, 1850 Marietta Ave Lancaster, PA 17603 (map)
DescriptionWhat: Big Apple Jazz Orchestra Where: Church of the Apostles, 1850 Marietta Ave Lancaster, PA 17603 When: Jun 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Description: June 14th -- The Big Apple Jazz Band in a "Tribute to Perry Como." Big band favorites, played by a jazz orchestra from New York. Two Vocalists will be featured! Phil Caggiano & Marilyn Zavidow. This event is a Special Event sponsored by the LSAF (Lancaster Summer Arts Festival). The LSAF sponsors many free events during the month of June in Lancaster, PA. Church of the Apostles, 1850 Marietta Ave Lancaster, PA 17603. Contact: Laurie Reese,

Hope to see you soon! 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

... so the World did not end ... now what??

I have friends & family that waited to buy Christmas gifts just in case the Mayan Calendar ending coincided with the actual end of the world as we know it... do you know people like that? I wonder what they will do now

We have made lots of plans for the New Year -- now the days will be getting longer again, it's time to start bringing forth new ideas & projects!  

First is our new CD -- "Comin' Home Baby" inspired by music of the Herbie Mann.  Created by TRP (The Reese Project), which is Tom Reese (flute, alto flute, pennywhistle), Kirk Reese (piano & keyboards), Laurie Haines Reese (cello & electric cello) & Glenn Ferracone (drums & percussion).  Whew!  It's a kicker!  The music covers a wide range of  styles from hip hop to blues to a ballad to a soulful hymn.  We can't wait for you to start hearing it -- but it's too soon!  We just recorded this week, now we have to mix (in January), then get the copies, etc.  Whew!  A new CD is indeed a great long-term project!  

This will be our first release on VectorDics Records -- they have been so helpful already!  It feels like home because so many of our friends & fellow artists are with this label.  

We will also be creating lots of new silent film scores this year.  The list is growing & growing, thanks to our friends at LCTV Channel 66 who faithfully air them on Comcast Cable TV!  And thanks to our live performance locations, which is growing also.  The Goggleworks continues to be our mainstay, with performances on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  We will continue to play at the Allen Theater, Laserdome, Bube's Brewery, Ned Smith Center, The Village at Sprenkle Drive -- plus the Suffolk Theater in NYC 3/28/13 with special guest Kirk Reese (piano). Dates are on our website calendar:  New locations include the Church of the Apostles & the newly re-opened Zoetropolis.  

 We hope you have a great year!  We hope to see you out at a show soon, too, so we can say Happy New Year in person!  

Love & laughter, 
Laurie Reese, Cellist