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12/07/2011
Dream Theater Show Cancellation - Dec 9 - Guadalajara, Mexico
Dream Theater’s December 9 show in Guadalajara, Mexico has unfortunately been cancelled for logistical reasons that are beyond the control of the band and the promoter. All tickets will be refunded. Dream Theater regrets this inconvenience to fans who’ve already purchased tickets and thanks them for their understanding.


12/06/2011
Dream Theater Live Review - Meza, Arizona
The following fantastic review was posted on examiner.com.

Click here to read!



12/03/2011
Grammy Nominations and App Award wins!
It's a great time for Dream Theater and Jordan Rudess right now on the backs of some great news.

It was announced in recent days that Dream Theater have scored their first Grammy Award Nomination for On The Backs Of Angels in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category!

Jordan heard about the nomination on the phone from guitarist John Petrucci. Noise Creep were there when he was told about it, read more here.

In other awesome news, Samplewiz has won the Music Radar's MIA Award for Best Music Making App of the Year 2011!

Read about it and check out the other winners here.



11/18/2011
Jordan in Billboard's Backbeat!
Jordan was at Steven Wilson from Porcupine Tree's first NYC solo gig that was covered by Billboard magazine.

Check it out here.



11/09/2011
GeoSynth Tutorial and NY Show Preparation!
Looking for some great tips on using GeoSynth? Check out the video tutorial!


Jordan is playing at The Iridium in New York City on November 12th, he's been hard at work preparing!




11/08/2011
Jordan performing solo in NYC!
Jordan will be performing a solo concert at The Iridium in New York City on November 12th. You can find the details here.

Jordan says: I'm very excited about my upcoming solo shows in NYC at The Iridium on Nov. 12 - a night of grand piano, synthesizer and iPad madness.

If you're in the area, make sure you get along to check it out!



11/07/2011
GeoSynth has arrived!
Jordan's new app Geo Synthesizer is now available in the app store! Click here to to get it!

You can see some demonstrations of the app below.

Geosynth Sounds 1 -

Geosynth Sounds 2 -

Eyal Amir with Jordan Rudess and Tammy Scheffer perform "Moves Like Jagger" featuring Geosynth -



10/09/2011
Jordan's Musical Tribute to Steve Jobs



09/28/2011
Dream Theater Video - Recording in the Studio!
Take a look inside the studio at the recording process for "A Dramatic Turn Of Events".




09/14/2011
On The Backs Of Angels Video!
The official video for Dream Theater's track On The Backs Of Angels from the new album A Dramatic Turn Of Events has been released!

Check it out below!




09/02/2011
Dream Theater talk about The Spirit Carries On documentary
Check out this clip of Dream Theater talking about the documentary they made on the search for a new drummer!

Check it out here.



08/26/2011
Lost Not Forgotten Preview!
You can now check out a snippet from Lost Not Forgotten from the new Dream Theater album A Dramatic Turn of Events!

Click here to check it out!



08/23/2011
This Is The Life Snippet!
MusicRadar.com is now featuring a preview of the track This Is The Life from Dream Theater's new album A Dramatic Turn of Events!

Check it out here!



08/17/2011
Beneath the Surface teaser!
PureVolume are now featuring a sneak peek at the track Beneath the Surface from Dream Theater's upcoming album A Dramatic Turn of Events!

Check it out here!



08/13/2011
New Jordan Interview!
Jordan had a great chat with the fine folks at The Music Biz Weekly Podcast about fan engagement, social media, music marketing and much more!

Click here to check it out on iTunes!



08/12/2011
Breaking All Illusions Snippet!
Want to hear a bit more of the new Dream Theater album A Dramatic Turn of Events?

Check it out below!




08/09/2011
Dream Theater's On The Backs of Angels - Available Now!
You can now buy the first single from Dream Theater's upcoming album A Dramatic Turn of Events on iTunes!

Click here to visit the iTunes store!



08/02/2011
Dream Theater North America Tour Announced!
Dream Theater will be touring North America through September and October with Trivium in support of their upcoming album, A Dramatic Turn of Events!

Head to the tour page to check the dates!

VIP packages for all shows are available at VIP Nation.



07/30/2011
First review of A Dramatic Turn of Events!
Rich Wilson, author of the official Dream Theater biography has posted the first review of the new Dream Theater album!

Read it at his website!



07/29/2011
Jordan voted greatest keyboardist of all time!
Music Radar has announced that Jordan was voted the greatest keyboardist of all time!

Click here to see the top 27!



07/19/2011
Pre-order Dream Theater's A Dramatic Turn of Events Deluxe Box Set Now!
Pre-order Dream Theater’s LIMITED Deluxe Collector’s Edition Box Set NOW!

A Dramatic Turn Of Events Deluxe Collector’s Edition Box Set Includes:

- A Dramatic Turn Of Events Album
- Instrumentals of the Entire Album
- DVD of The Spirit Carries On – a 60 Minute Movie Documenting Dream Theater’s Drummer Auditions
- Double-LP Set of A Dramatic Turn Of Events (180-Gram Vinyl in Gatefold Jacket)
- Dream Theater Branded Custom Turntable Slipmat
- Litho Print of Album Cover
- 50 Lucky Winners Will Find a Dream Theater ‘Ticket For Life’ (Randomly Inserted)
- All Content Housed in a Custom Box
- Receive a Digital Download of the Album the Day BEFORE Release

Click here to pre-order!

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07/18/2011
Jordan in Greatest Keyboardist of All Time Poll!
Jordan has been nominated in the Musicradar.com poll for the best keyboardist of all time!

Go here to cast your vote!



06/30/2011
Jordan Live Vokle Chat! UPDATE: Europe Chat added!
Jordan will be doing a live video chat on Vokle.com on Friday July 1st at 7pm EST.

Click here to join in!

UPDATE: If you're in Europe you can jump into an earlier chat at 4pm EST!

Click here to join in!



06/29/2011
Project RnL feat. Jordan Rudess - New Track!
Jordan has collaborated on another track with Project RnL track! Check out the video below!




06/28/2011
Hear a preview of the new Dream Theater album!
Roadrunner Records and Dream Theater are proud to announce the premiere of Dream Theater's new track 'On the Backs of Angels' taken from the highly anticipated album 'A Dramatic Turn Of Events' due out this September.

Tune into Roadrunner Record's YouTube Channel this Wednesday June 29th at 11AM EST to stream the new track!



06/25/2011
SampleWiz is out now!
Head to the App Store to check out Jordan's newest app creation, SampleWiz!

Click here to check it out!



06/08/2011
Dream Theater Album Details!
Hi everyone. It's official. The album title and track listing for the new DT album is:

A Dramatic Turn of Events

1. On the Backs of Angels
2. Build Me Up, Break Me Down
3. Lost Not Forgotten
4. This is the Life
5. The Shaman’s Trance
6. Outcry
7. Far From Heaven
8. Breaking All Illusions
9. Beneath The Surface

Stay tuned for more information on www.dreamtheater.net tomorrow morning!



05/26/2011
Jordan on tour with Blackfield!
Jordan will be opening for Blackfield on some of their upcoming tour dates in from Seattle to Mexico City!

Click here for the show details and to buy tickets.



05/13/2011
Dream Theater Tour Detail Changes
Please note that a couple of changes have been made to the details of the upcoming Dream Theater shows in the UK and Switzerland.

Check the tour dates page for details.



05/02/2011
Welcome to the family Mike!



04/29/2011
The Spirit Carries on Part 3!
You can now view the final part of The Spirit Carries On documentary and find out who the newest member of the Dream Theater family is at The RoadRunner Records YouTube Channel!


04/29/2011
The Spirit Carries On Finale very soon!
We hope you enjoyed the first two episodes of the Drummer Documentary! You can catch the final episode on Friday, April 29th at 11 AM EST at Roadrunner Records YouTube Channel!


04/27/2011
Jordan Rudess - Hope for Japan Concert
Hope for Japan Benefit Concert

Saturday, April 30
7:00pm
Clarkstown South High School
31 Demarest Mill Rd.
West Nyack, NY

Note from Jordan: "I'm playing a benefit for Japan this Saturday night. I'll be jamming with the Wesleyan University Taiko drum ensemble and some talented local singers. I'll be playing some DT, some MorphWiz, doing some improvising and I hope that you can join me to support the Japan relief effort. You can get tickets at the door. VIP Meet and Greet tickets are available here: helenhayesyt@aol.com"




04/27/2011
The Spirit Carries On Episode 2 now online!
Head to Roadrunner Record's YouTube Channel to see part 2 of Dream Theater's search for a new drummer!


04/26/2011
Ready for Part 2?
We hope you enjoyed the first episode of the Drummer Documentary! You can catch the next episode on Wednesday April 27th at 11 AM EST at the Roadrunner Records YouTube Channel!


04/26/2011
The Spirit Carries On Episode 1
Watch Episode 1 of Dream Theater’s drummer audition documentary now!

Go to the Roadrunner Records YouTube Channel to watch now!



04/20/2011
An Exclusive Look into The Band’s Search for a New Drummer!
New York, NY: A little more than a month after original drummer Mike Portnoy’s sudden departure from Dream Theater, the band held three days of auditions in New York City. Over an amazing and productive three-day period, the band played, jammed and spoke candidly with seven of the world’s greatest drummers, learning about them musically, personally and professionally, and assessing the fit of each drummer’s incredible chops with the band’s trademark prog-rock sound.

Dream Theater have been extremely sensitive to the fact that this is not only a monumental decision in their own lives, but also a critical moment in the lives of DT fans around the world. “The departure of our lifelong bandmate and friend was an unexpected and truly heartbreaking blow,” says guitarist John Petrucci. “The fact that as a result of that event we’d be introduced to seven infinitely capable and uniquely talented drummers was heartening.”

Dream Theater would like to share with its fans some of the intense process, along with the musical joy, that went into choosing a new drummer. Who is the best fit behind the kit?

Go to Dream Theater’s Facebook page on Thursday, 4/21 at 11 AM to sign up for the mailing list and to receive more details about an exclusive and intimate look at the auditions, and to find out exactly when and how the momentous announcement about the band’s new lineup will be made. Also on Facebook, fans will be able to find out information about the band’s upcoming 2011 World Tour.



04/06/2011
Win a Korg Kronos!



03/27/2011
Dream Theater 2011 Tour Dates Growing!
If you haven't been noticing, you will find that a lot of new Dream Theater tour dates have started making their way online for 2011!

Head to the tour dates page to see when they're coming near you!



03/07/2011
Pyramind Online launched!
Jordan is proud to be part of the new online learning resource Pyramind Online.

Anyone who is familiar with the Jordan Rudess Conservatory knows that Jordan is a fantastic source of knowledge when it comes to many aspects of music production and performance.

Pyramind Online is a great new resource for music industry professionals to share knowledge and techniques and continue their own learning journey by checking out the information shared by other music pros.

Visit the site at PyramindOnline.com and set up your own profile. Make sure you use the code JRUD2011 for a great discount on your subscription!

Check out the video below with Jordan explaining more about the site.





03/04/2011
Two new Dream Theater shows announced!
Dream Theater have announced two more shows for 2011!

They will be playing at the Exhibition Grounds in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 19th. Click here for ticket info.

On July 31st they will be performing at he Lokerse Festival in Lokeren, Belgium. Click here for ticket info.



03/02/2011
An Evening of Apple-Inspired Electronic Music!
Jordan Rudess and special guest Steve H will be performing a night of music using iPads, Logic Pro and other cool devices on March 8th at the Soho Apple store, NYC.

The evening kicks off at 5pm with a Logic Pro workshop by Steve H.

Following that is the performance by Jordan and Steve which will be accompanied by visualist Joshue Ott.

Don't miss your chance to see how Apple products inspire innovative musicians!

What: Logic Pro Workshop and Performance
Where: Soho Apple Store, 103 Prince Street, NYC
When: March 8, 2011 at 5pm (workshop) and 7pm (performance)





02/16/2011
When You Wish Upon a Star - Morphwiz Style!



02/15/2011
Dream Theater playing SONISPHERE!
Dream Theater is playing the following festival -

SONISPHERE
Metz, France - July 8 2011
INFO
MORE INFO




02/12/2011
Another Dream Theater show announced!
Dream Theater will be performing at the Benatska Noc Festival in the Czech Republic. Details below.

BENATSKA NOC FESTIVAL

Mala Skala, Czech Republic - July 29th 2011
BUY TICKETS HERE




02/10/2011
New Dream Theater shows for 2011 announced!
Dream Theater have some new shows booked for later this year! Details below.

ITALY

Rome - July 4th 2011
Verona - July 5th 2011
Tickets on sale February 14th 2011
BUY TICKETS HERE

NIGHT OF THE PROG FESTIVAL

Lorely, Germany - July 9th 2011
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01/28/2011
MorphWiz wins at Best App Ever Awards!
MorphWiz has won in the best music iPad app category at the Best App Ever Awards!

Click here to read more and see the other winners!



01/26/2011
Jordan at Macworld 2011!
Jordan will be appearing at the Macworld convention in San Francisco on January 28th as part of the Feature Presentations schedule. His presentation will be "Music meets multitouch".

Click here for more details

Jordan will also be making an appearance at the Apple Store on January 28th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm with Steve Horelick from macprovideo.com for a performance using Logic and various keyboards and iPad apps. This is a great opportunity to see how Apple products inspire innovative musicians.



01/14/2011
Jordan to perform Explorations in New York! January 23rd 2011!
It’s the story of the 21st century: two musicians, different generations, and different continents, meeting via YouTube and finding a musical partnership.

Their names are DREAM THEATER keyboardist extraordinaire JORDAN RUDESS and the 19-year-old Turkish prodigy Eren Basbug. Rudess discovered Basbug after Basbug orchestrated Dream Theater's entire Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence album.


READ THE LATEST PRESS RELEASE.

Jordan will be performing at a very special live solo show at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, New York on January 23rd 2011.

After a great sold out run in Venezuela, Jordan will be performing on two keyboards and will be joined by very special guests James LaBrie (Dream Theater), Turkish music prodigy Eren Basbug and Project RnL, an Israeli band that Jordan discovered on YouTube playing his MorphWiz iPad app.

Click here for tickets.

Click here for full details.






01/13/2011
Jordan with Project RNL
Check out the track below performed by Project RNL with Jordan Rudess. The first two minutes of the track is completely performed on iPad music apps and joined by traditional instruments for the final minute. Everything in the video is the actual recorded performance.

Project RNL and Dream Theater's James LaBrie will be joining Jordan for his performance of Explorations at Tarrytown Music Hall on January 23rd 2011.





01/13/2011
Best App Ever Awards!
You can vote for MorphWiz in the Best App Ever Awards in the Best Musical App category.

Click here to vote!




01/13/2011
Jordan's NAMM Schedule
If you’re making your way to NAMM 2011 and want to catch Jordan at one of his appearances, below you will find his schedule for the show -

THURSDAY 13th JANUARY
1:00pm – 3:00pm – SYNTHOGY
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Spectrasonics
4:30 – Motu

FRIDAY 14th JANUARY
10:00am – 11:00am – SYNTHOGY
11:00am – 12:15pm – YAMAHA IPAD PANEL in the Hot Zone
12:30pm – 1:30pm – Spectrasonics
1:30pm – 2:30pm – Samson
3:00pm – 3:30pm – KORG
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Synthogy
4:45pm – Jamming MorphWiz at the AGILE PARTNERS booth

SATURDAY 15th JANUARY
11:15am – Motu
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Spectrasonics
1:00pm – 3:00pm – Synthogy
3:00pm – 3:30pm – Korg
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Signing



01/12/2011
Jordan in San Francisco Courier
Check out this cool article about iPad music!

Click here to view!




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