Canada's Newest Jazz Festival Featuring Gino Vannelli
July 4th-6th: Enjoy 100 jazz musicians at Ontario's Blue Mountain Village, just two hours north of Toronto. The Blue Mountain Village is Ontario's only four-season pedestrian village with year-round festivals and events, five hotels, 40 shops & restaurants, and year-round attraction on the slopes of ...
Legendary Impulse! Records Relaunches With July 15 Release Of Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein
Universal Music Group is reactivating the legendary jazz label impulse! with the release of Viper's Drag, a retro-modern opus from Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9 that is due out July 15 in the U.S. The new impulse!, which was reported yesterday in The New York Times, is a division of Universal ...
Kent Based Songwriter Caroline Ty Releases Her Latest EP
Kent based songwriter Caroline Ty releases her latest EP in her distinctive Electro Nu-jazz Alternative fusion. Heartfelt, soulful and sometimes epically synth symphonic, the fifth self-penned and produced EP dissects fragile human relationships and complications with richly lyrical song themes and ...
Savoy Jazz To Release Three Midline "Jazz For" Compilations On April 15, 2014
Savoy Jazz is set to release three new editions in its successful Jazz For midline series of compilations: Jazz for Spring, Jazz at the Movies and Jazz in the Afternoon with Cole - Celebrating the Songs of Cole Porter (celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his death in 2014). The pioneering theme-based ...
Peyroux Journeys Through The Blue Room With Sennheiser
Jazz singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux is currently on tour throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East and the US to promote her sixth and latest album, The Blue Room. Noted for her trademark smoky vocals and understated image, Peyroux is a genre-blending singer who fuses jazz, blues, ...
Ray Charles And Ella Fitzgerald to Headline "The Jazz Fest Show" Photo Exhibit by Photographer Steven Forster
Celebrating the arrival of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Angela King Gallery will present "The Jazz Fest Show" an exhibit by award-winning New Orleans photographer Steven Forster. Forster will show 15 archival black and white photos from his vault, including iconic images of:
Blue Note's First Sessions To Be Reissued As Limited Edition 12" Vinyl For Record Store Day On 4/19
On December 23, 1938, a German immigrant & jazz fan named Alfred Lion attended the celebrated Spirituals to Swing concert at Carnegie Hall. It was a life-changing evening for Lion who was awe-struck by two boogie pianists - Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis. Two weeks later on January 6, 1939, Lion brought ...
Doxy Records To Release "Road Shows, Vol. 3," First Sonny Rollins Album Under New Distribution Agreement With Sony Music Masterworks/OKeh On May 6, 2014
Since launching his Doxy label in 2006 with the Grammy-nominated studio album Sonny, Please, the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has been turning to his vast archive of his own concert recordings to compile superior performances for release in Doxy's acclaimed Road Shows series. The selections ...
Artist Music Guild's Best Female Artist Nominee Signs With W.O.A International
Breakthrough Independent Artists, Bands that can stand their own on any major stage alongside major label acts and exceptionally talented musicians, these are the real music stars who W.O.A International - The Music Company has supported since it was founded in 1998. Sixteen years later W.O.A International ...
Maryland Summer Jazz Festival Announces Tenth Year Anniversary Season
For ten years, the Maryland Summer Jazz camp and concerts have been rocking the rafters at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville in late July. Workshops help adult jazz musicians improve their chops and learn performing skills and public concerts delight area jazz fans and summer tourists.
9th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Sets Attendance Records With First Class Performances And Surprise Celebrity Appearances
The City of Miami Gardens' 9th Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival at Sun Life Stadium is proud to announce record breaking numbers for two-day total attendance. The 2014 attendance surpassed 2013, jumping from 63,000 to 68,000 attendees. Jazz in the Gardens is recognized for its A-list performers, ...
A Meditation On Jobim In The Key Of Jazz
Before Les Sabler began recording "Jobim Tribute," which will be released April 8 on New Vista Records, the jazz guitarist-vocalist walked a mile in the shoes of the iconic Brazilian composer known for writing exquisitely poetic romantic standards that popularized bossa nova. An inspired Sabler trekked ...
TMA Artist Dawn Holt Lauber Sacred Jazz Album Now Available On iTunes
Dawn Holt Lauber was hailed as ÒexquisiteÓ by Howard Reich of The Chicago Tribune for the world premiere performance of William RussoÕs Jubilatem with the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Lauber also performed with the CJE in RussoÕs Chicago Suite 2 and Duke EllingtonÕs Sacred Concerts.
The soprano ...
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Horn Section Signs With Yamaha Artist Services
Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis announced that the horn section of the legendary Big Bad Voodoo Daddy band has joined the Yamaha Artist family. GRAMMY Award® nominated swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has sold millions of records, and their music has appeared in hundreds of movies and television ...
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: Pianist Wayne Brown With His New CD Entitled "Cloud 9" With The Virtual Jazz Band
Wayne formed the Virtual Jazz Band with a clear goal in mind. He wanted to bring together musicians and singers from diverse musical backgrounds that had a common love for Jazz. There is an underlying message of hope, healing and friendship that is attached to this project. Wayne had decided to re-record ...
Inspired Sax With A Hip-hop Lean, Sam Rucker Urges "Be True 2 Who U R" Ahead Of The June 3 Release Of "Tell You Something"
Hip-hop producer turned contemporary jazz saxophonist Sam Rucker has something to say. Blending jazz, hip-hop, soul and gospel, he communicates through inspirational instrumentals that meaningfully resonate with listeners. Nearly three years in the making, his sophomore album, "Tell You Something," ...
Crosstalk - New Album By Saxophonist Andres Boiarsky
Master tenor saxophonist and internationally recognized jazz artist Andres Boiarsky is thrilled to announce the release of his new album Crosstalk, his first solo recording since 1997 after a long string of collaborative work. Released onOne Trick Dog Records, the album showcases an accomplished musician ...
Italian Crooner Gino Federici Seeks To Reinvent Himself With Kickstarter Campaign
After a seven-year hiatus, international recording star and Italian crooner-turned-jazz-singer Gino Federici - now known as Don Gino - has reinvented himself. With 43 total years of entertaining under his belt, Federici's life has been anything but predictable. Now, with his new stage persona, Federici ...
Glen David Andrews Roars Back With Redemption, Jazz Fest Appearance, Touring, Record Release Parties
"Onstage and off, electrifying club audiences and street scenes, speaking his mind at civic rallies, Glen David Andrews perhaps best embodies what David Simon, creator of the HBO series Treme meant when he said, 'Culture is what brought New Orleans back.'" Wall Street Journal
In a city whose ...
Mariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble In Concert May 1, 2014, At Throckmorton, Mill Valley
Mariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz Sextet (clockwise: Mariah Parker, Matthew Montfort, Paul McCandless, Kash Killion, Brian Rice, Ian Dogole)
Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:30 PM
142 Throckmorton Theatre
142 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, California
Tix: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $30 ...
W.O.A Records Signs Top 40 Smooth Jazz Artist
A No.5 ranking on the New Age charts, a Top 40 listing in the smooth jazz charts and with 7 full-length albums under his belt, Louis Colaiannia is just getting started. W.O.A International - The Music Company is now getting set to bring this fantastic master of classical piano, accomplished songwriter, ...
Two New Duo CDs By Bassist/Composer Jeff Denson Due For April 15 Release
As one of jazz's premier bassists, Jeff Denson is always looking for situations that allow for maximum creative freedom, like his long-running gig with alto sax legend Lee Konitz, or the collective trio Minsarah. Two very different new duo albums, "I'll Fly Away" and "Two," showcase Denson's virtuosity ...
Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme Kicks Off Jazz Appreciation Month With Donations From Ravi Coltrane And Chuck Stewart
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will kick off the 13th annual Jazz Appreciation Month at 11 a.m., with donations from , son of international music legends, , and from notable jazz photographer, . Coltrane will then discuss his father's career and the famed studio album, A Love ...
Brian Culbertson Is Going Back To School
An accomplished alum currently possessing the No. 1 Billboard contemporary jazz album and single for two weeks and counting, multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson is heading back to the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago on Saturday, April 5 to perform an intimate show in the same room in ...
Vocalist Sharon Marie Cline Launches Her Latest CD Project "This Is Where I Wanna Be"
Sharon Marie Cline has much to be excited about. The new year has a steady heartbeat as she not only launches her new CD release "This Is Where I Wanna Be" but a new artist mobile app that keeps her fans up-to-date with all her musical musings. On March 28th at 7:30 pm, she will be celebrating the launch ...
Brooklyn's Newest Jazz Sensation Hyungjin Choi Releases Debut Album "Tales Of A Dreamer," On March 24, 2014
Hyungjin Choi, New York based jazz pianist / vocalist, has been making her mark in the city of dreams since 2008. She has built on her skills as both an artist and performer and now she is releasing her debut album, Tales of a Dreamer, through PND Records on March 24th.
Tales of a Dreamer is just ...
Jose James Announces New Album "While You Were Sleeping" Out June 10, 2014
José James has announced a June 10 release date for his new album, While You Were Sleeping, his fifth studio album and his second album for Blue Note Records. While You Were Sleeping is the follow-up to his widely acclaimed R&B and jazz steeped No Beginning No End, and signals a new creative direction ...
"The Chase," Second CD By The David White Jazz Orchestra, To Be Released April 8 By White's Mister Shepherd Records
The David White Jazz Orchestra served notice on the jazz world, with the 2011 release of their debut album, of an ensemble that, while steeped in big-band traditions, takes the music in exciting new directions. Six new compositions from White's pen now appear on "The Chase," the orchestra's second CD ...
Bobby Hutcherson Returns To Blue Note With All-Star Collective For "Enjoy The View" On 6/24
NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson makes his triumphant return to Blue Note Records, where the virtuoso vibraphonist started his career in the early '60s, with the superb album, Enjoy the View. The vibrant session is produced by Blue Note president Don Was and will be released on June 24 as a significant ...
Cassandra Wilson's Landmark 'Blue Light 'Til Dawn' Remastered For Expanded 20th Anniversary Edition Out April 29, 2014
Cassandra Wilson's landmark album 'Blue Light 'Til Dawn' helped to define a new style of jazz when it was released two decades ago. It went on to sell nearly one million copies and earned Cassandra the title of "America's best singer" from Time magazine. On April 29, Blue Note/UMe will release an expanded ...