Catch A Wave With Surfing Saxophonist Reggie Padilla
If you've ever tried to surf, it can be a daunting task to stand up on your board and catch a wave. Honolulu's surfing saxophonist, Reggie Padilla, does it with grace and precision. Then, it's time to play the saxophone! You heard right, playing the saxophone while surfing. As one of Honolulu's busiest ...
Stan Kenton Alumni Band Transitions To The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra
After a storied 23-year history of performances, tours, and educational clinics, The Stan Kenton Alumni Band will now be known as The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra. Acknowledging the passage of time, the new name better reflects the band's desire to continue the musical and educational legacy that Stan ...
Ukulele Jazz Virtuoso Abe Lagrimas, Jr. Releases "Rhythm & Uke"
International ukulele jazz and drums virtuoso, Abe Lagrimas, Jr., has given fans of jazz, the ukulele, and the world music community one big reason to celebrate; the release of "Rhythm & Uke" (Pass Out Records). Abe's musical offering showcases his two main tools of the trade, featuring melodic and ...
International Jazz Trumpeter, Rex Richardson, Releases Two New Albums Today
International trumpeter and Yamaha Performing Artist, Rex Richardson, has given instrumental jazz, blues and classical fans two reasons to celebrate this week; the release of two new albums. The big band, BUGLES OVER ZAGREB (Rex Richardson Productions) and the progressive Jazz BLUE SHIFT (Summit Records) ...
"Judy Garland And Friends: Duets" & "That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From The Judy Garland Show" Available On Savoy Jazz
Songstress Barbra Streisand has been garnering incredible attention and sales for her "Partners" album, but Savoy Jazz has a few of the brightest gems in her duet repertoire-her duets with icon Judy Garland. The songs featured on two Savoy Jazz releases- "Hooray For Love" medley which appears on "Judy ...
The Day Has Finally Arrived! Si Cranstoun's Brand Spanking New Album 'Modern Life' Is Out Today
If you haven't heard the album yet be sure to check it out now. Regardless of your musical disposition, Si undeniably delivers beautiful, quality music. It's just what you need on a gloomy day like today, we guarantee it'll inject a little sunshine.
Si has been compared to the likes of Jackie Wilson ...
Harry Shearer & Judith Owen Present... Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)
In a series of intimate evenings full of music, laughter and special guest performances, acclaimed singer/songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humorist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap), will spread their special brand of yuletide cheer this December with their annual, yet newly-renamed ...
South Florida Jazz Welcomes The Brazilian Trio In Concert November 8, 2014
South Florida's premier modern jazz organization is privileged to feature The Brazilian Trio (a.k.a. Trio Rio). Two-thirds of the band comprises the renowned Trio da Paz. This concert takes place at the 500-seat Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on the Nova Southeastern University campus, ...
Jamie Cullum's "Interlude" Ft. Guests Laura Mvula & Gregory Porter Set For January 27 U.S. Release On Blue Note
Blue Note Records is the new U.S. home of Jamie Cullum, the best-selling jazz artist in U.K. history. The label will release Interlude, Cullum's seventh studio album, in the States on January 27, 2015. The album marks a shift to straight-ahead jazz and a return to interpretation from an artist who has ...
"Best Collection" Halie Loren - Tops Billboard Japan Jazz Charts
For a jazz recording artist, spending day after day making music in the studio feels like a gift. What could be better than waking up to a cup of coffee and an endless array of creative possibilities to explore that day? Well, how about also waking up to the news that their most recent album release ...
DPA Microphones Makes Incognito's Percussion Sound Crisp And Clear
Jazz Funk band Incognito celebrates its 35th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion the band was recently filmed at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire for a live convert DVD.
To ensure that the sound was as a tight as possible, Incognito's percussionist Joao Caetano took along his own selection ...
Hill Briggs Releases New Track "I Can See"
Briggs' latest track "I can see" is a move away from his past jazz instrumental releases; the track is Briggs' unique take on indie, alternative pop. The result is a well-crafted alternative song, which will resonate with listeners from all walks of life.
Briggs has been performing since the age ...
Yamaha Pianos To Play Key Role In Newly Expanded Jazz St. Louis Performance Space
As Jazz St. Louis, one of the nation's premier music presenters, kicks off its 20th season and unveils a $10 million expansion and renovation this fall, the star-studded lineup of musicians performing there throughout the year will share the stage with Yamaha pianos, the exclusive choice for the center's ...
Grammy Consideration For Lourdes Duque Baron's Debut Single From Her Second Album "My Spring In Paris"
Classic jazz is not unfamiliar to as her first album entitled "Feeling Good At Any Age" contained classic cover songs with a contemporary twist. But her debut singles from her new upcoming EP My Spring In Paris is a first glimpse at her original music talent and is already up for a 2015 Grammy nod. ...
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: The Travis Wesley Trio With His New CD "Cycle By Three"
Travis Wesley has established himself as an innovator of carving out new avenues for jazz in his new CD "Cycle by Three". His repertoire and original compositions open doors to experimentation through cohesive conversation that is endlessly leading forward with continuous exchanges that capture the ...
Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Kick Off Fall Sound Prints Tour In USA & Europe
This Fall saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Dave Douglas will launch a 22-date tour across the United States and Europe with their co-led quintet Sound Prints featuring pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda Oh and drummer Joey Baron. Sound Prints will be previewing their forthcoming Blue Note debut ...
NYC Singer/Songwriter Aisha Eustache Pays Homage To Her Native Oklahoma With Single "Tornadoes"
Produced by legendary producer Gary Katz (Steely Dan, Laura Nyro), the song reflects the devastation left behind from both physical and emotional Tornadoes.
Oklahoma born and raised and now living in New York city, Aisha Eustache has seen her share of devastation. "While watching the national news ...
An Evening Of Jazz With SF's Own Voice of Soulfulness PAULA WEST
Hailed as "the finest jazz-cabaret singer around" by JazzTimes, 's supple, velvety, and particular dusky soulfulness has captured the hearts of audiences and critics alike, from coast to coast. Known and respected for her creative and distinct repertoire, West adds her own depth and drama to whichever ...
Fumosonic Live At The Edison On October 16, 2014
FUMOSONIC has confirmed that their next album will be recorded LIVE at The Edison, an historic landmark in Downtown LA on October 16, 2014. FUMOSONIC is the culmination of 20+ years of marriage and collaboration between John and Kelly Fumo. The vision of these two musician/composers from Los Angeles, ...
Twinsmusic Enterprises Presents The 5th Edition Of Italian Jazz Day
On October 13th, thousands of people will be gathered in New York for a special day in music by celebrating Italy's prolific Jazz musicians. Coinciding with Columbus Day, the Italian Jazz Day commemorates Italy's finest musicians as they get to preform in five venues in New York including Measure Lounge, ...
Annie Lennox's New Album "Nostalgia" Released Today Exclusively On Vinyl; 2nd Single "Summertime" Released Digitally
Nostalgia, the seventh solo album from legendary singer-songwriter Annie Lennox, is out today on vinyl. It is available on Amazon and at nostalgia.annielennox.com, The album features Lennox's fresh and hauntingly beautiful takes on iconic American compositions by such artists as Hoagy Carmichael, Duke ...
Earth, Wind & Fire Celebrate The Season With Holiday, The Iconic Group's First-Ever Holiday Album
Holiday is a spirited celebration of the holiday season, bringing together brand new recordings of seasonal standards ("Winter Wonderland," "The Little Drummer Boy," "Sleigh Ride," "Jingle Bell Rock"), beloved carols ("Joy to the World," "Oh Come All Ye Faithful," "What Child Is This?," "Away in a Manger," ...
Celebrate Yom Kippur In Musical Style With Sim Shalom At Zeb's: Popular Jazz High Holiday Services Continue
"I was blown away by the holy force of the familiar chants when they are powered by creative jazz arrangements - alternately blazing with vitality and coolly sweet as a fresh crisp apple dipped in honey. A splendid Rosh Hashana!" -Nova Scotia Barbara
"We couldn't be more pleased with the response ...
Kandace Springs Makes Letterman TV Debut; Releases EP; Tours With Ne-Yo & Chance The Rapper
Kandace Springs' self-titled debut EP was released today by Blue Note Records together with SRP Music Group. It is available HERE. Springs will make her national television debut on "Late Show with David Letterman" this Friday, October 3, performing "Love Got In The Way," the EP's first single.
Music Star Emerges From Musicals To Release Soul Rock Pop Single
Donna HineZ, 26, was the born in Greenwich, south east London, the youngest of 3 sisters to Jamaican parents and raised nearby in Catford.
In between ballet, tap and jazz classes, Donna got her singing practice in early by recording herself on a tape recorder and the sounds of RnB, soul, jazz, ...
7th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Returns With Weekend Celebration This November
The 7th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest returns to Florida’s Riviera this November in a weekend celebrating the soulful sounds of jazz music. Taking place from Friday, Nov. 14 to Sunday, Nov. 16, the event is being produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach in partnership with the Sunny Isles Beach ...
Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Celebrations Continue With Commemorative 'Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression' 5-CD Singles Box Set & Hardbound Book To Be Released November 4
Blue Note Records' 75th anniversary celebrations continue in full swing. In addition to fall releases from Jason Moran, Otis Brown III, and Kandace Springs, as well as the continuation of the label's successful vinyl reissue series, Blue Note/UMe will release a new label-spanning 5-CD singles box set ...
Perdido Records Are Proud To Announce The Release Of The New Original Album By Charlie Wood, New Souvenirs
Perdido Records are proud to announce the release of the new original album by Charlie Wood, NEW SOUVENIRS with a preview event, a reception (by invitation only) followed by a live concert by Charlie Wood and his band
WHEN: MONDAY, 6 OCTOBER, 2014
Reception - 7pm
Performance - 8pm
Michel Bisceglia's Mature Yet Playful "Singularity" Coming On October 7, 2014
Pianist, composer, and arranger Michel Bisceglia is one of the most important and most vigorous musician from Belgium. As a composer and musician he worked with jazz icons such as Randy Brecker, Dewey Redman, Bob Mintzer, Toots Thielemans. He was nominated twice for Belgium's "Musician of the Year" ...
Contemplative Keyboardist Patrick Bradley Connects On "Can You Hear Me"
On his third album, "Can You Hear Me," which was released Tuesday (September 23) on the Patrick's Song Factory label, keyboardist Patrick Bradley envisioned communicating the full palate of sounds in his repertoire on the jazz fusion, progressive rock and R&B ten tracker that he wrote with the set's ...