Sunday, May 19, 2013

Video: "Inspirations For Orbit"

May 19th - July 7th 2013
2013 COLA Individual Artist Fellowships Visual Artists Exhibition
at Los Angeles Municipal Arts Gallery
4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
Our video "Inspirations for Orbit" (31:51) created with Michael's past works with Leisei and various other artists's photos edited by Leisei Chen. Currently the video is displaying among all 2013 COLA individual artists fellowship artists.

Friday, April 19, 2013

The First Annual OSUM Gala

Performing LIVE as Michael White Trio, Michael White violin, Leisei Chen vocals & Mark Towns guitar at the First Annual Gala for OSUM - Operation Smiles Uplifting Military, the founder Dr. Montes and co-founder Dorothy Stinger. Michael is a korean war veteran, and will be one of his first patients to receive much needed dental treatments! Please come and join us for support this noble cause!!! This event includes food, drinks, silent auction and live performances. The Admission $67 Buy Ticket : Contact 323.522.5971 : Semi-Formal Attire

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

COLA Fellowship Artist Project "Orbit"

“Orbit” is commissioned by the Department Of Cultural Affairs, composed by the Living Legend Jazz Violinist Michael White as the prestigious COLA Individual Artist Fellow. It will be premiered and performed LIVE at Grand Performances, the SoCal largest free public concert presenter, with his band “Michael White Quintet”, consists of such Jazz master musicians who performed with numerous Jazz Giants throughout their careers - Michael Howell guitar, Heshima Mark Williams bass, Kenneth Nash percussion and the world best kept secret Jazz vocalist & Qigong/Taiji artist Leisei Chen.

Also we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Michael's bona-fide classic Impulse records "The Land Of Spirit And Light"

Sharing the stage with a beautiful fellow COLA fellowship recipient, indian choreographer, dancer, writer and designer Malathi Iyengar and her dance company. 

"This performance is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs." - All Ages : Free

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year 2013 ♡

photo by Leisei Chen
Happy Blessed New Year 2013!
明けましておめでとう! 恭喜恭喜!新年快乐!Buon anno! Bonne Année! Շնորհավոր Նոր տարի! sretna Nova godina! Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! glückliches neues Jahr!ευτυχές το νέο έτος! 새해 많이 받으세요! Godt Nyttår! feliz Ano Novo! срећна Нова Година! ¡feliz año nuevo! heri ya mwaka mpya! gott nytt år! Chúc mng năm mi! سال نو مبارک! masaya bagong taon! gembira tahun baru! onnellista uutta vuotta! नया साल मुबारक
Leisei Chen & Michael White
Michael White Quintet