Alan attended Jazz Ahead Conference, the world biggest jazz conference in Bremen, Germany to promote The Maguire Twins' new CD expanding his network meeting the people from the industry from all over the world. On the photo is Alex Dutilh, the renown jazz critique of France,
April 18, 2018 Paris, France Alan rehearsed Manuel Rocheman, one of the top jazz pianist of France at IMEP Paris College of Music. A new project, EurAsian Project with him is underway and you could sneak it on our website page. EurAsian Project
The Maguire Twins with Don Aliquo wowed the audience as the closing performance of the day. They played Carl's tune Machi no Michi, Sakura and a contemporary piece composed by Shigeharu Mukai honoring Japan, one their home countries.
The Maguire Twins 1st CD Release Concert took place at Benjamin L. Hooks Library in Memphis, TN. The quintet played for the packed audience. Scott Thompson (tp), Ray Zepeda (s), Alvie Givhan (ky), Alan Shutaro Maguire (b), Carl Seitaro Maguire (ds)
The Maguire Twins were on air at Malvin Massy's Focus on Arts on WUMR FM91,7, the US premium jazz station in Memphis, TN. They talked about their new CD 'Seeking Higher Ground' and the upcoming CD release concert @ #5 Fridays of Free Jazz concert series by Levitt Shell and Memphis Library Foundation.