Jazz-Fusion Legends Weather Report's Classic Album "Ηeavy Weather" To Be Released On Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
Jazz aficionados rejoice! Mrshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity is releasing pioneering jazz-rock fusion legends Weather Report's classic album Heavy Weather on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD! Heavy Weather remains the touchstone - and easily the best-selling album by Weather Report. Formed in 1971 and continuing ...
Roy Ayers Ubiquity Throws Out A 'Lifeline' Again
Originally released on Polydor, was among the most popular of the prolific vibraphonist-keyboardist-composer-vocalist Ayers' 20 albums for the label; the record is best known for containing one of the jazz-funk pioneer's most popular tracks and biggest singles, "Running Away," which peaked at No. 19 ...
Critical Acclaim For Brazilian Singer And Songwriter Bianca Rossini's New Bossa Nova Album, Vento Do Norte
Following the success of her previous albums Meu Amor and Kiss of Brasil, Bianca Rossini releases Vento do Norte, her latest collection of original bossa nova classics.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Bianca Rossini, on her new, critically acclaimed album Vento do Norte, masterfully establishes that there ...
Dwight & Nicole Release New Single, Video Coming Next Week, Single To Be Released As A 45 On Vinyl Later This Summer, New Album In The Fall
Dwight & Nicole just released their powerful new single, "Wait," on July 4th digitally, and the accompanying video is set for release on the morning of Monday, July 24th via the band's social media pages. Folks may already recognize one half of Dwight & Nicole, as Nicole Nelson was a finalist on "The ...
Ron Francis Blake, Poncho Sanchez, Seamus Blake, Walt Weiskopf And More
Ron Francis Blake is a Los Angeles based trumpet player and studio musician. Both his parents being musicians themselves, immersed him in the world of music by playing jazz records and his father quickly recognized Ron's passion for music. At the age of 9, his father bought him an old cornet that Ron ...
Introducing Anastasia Minster
Sometimes it's only when you look back that you're truly able to see. Such is the case with Moscow-born artist Anastasia Minster. Having captivated audiences for several years, Anastasia left her homeland for Toronto in 2014 and it's now apparent just how deeply Russia has seeped into her soul. It ...
JazzFest At Sea Presents A Lineup Of World-Renowned Traditional And Classic Jazz Artists
The 14th Annual JazzFest at Sea will take place onboard the MSC Divina, departing from Miami to the Southern Caribbean on January 3, 2018 for 11 nights, with stops in some of the best Caribbean islands including Antigua, Grenada, St. Kitts, Barbados and more.
Our next jazz ...
Scores Of Jazz Fans Planning A Summer Fling In Cancun
With more than a decade of planning music vacation experiences in alluring locales on land and at sea around the world, it should come as no surprise that in his second full year at the helm, Warren Hill has already doubled the number of festivalgoers preparing to end summer with a trek to his Cancun ...
World's Oldest Jazz Club Breathes New Life Into Genre By Introducing New, National And Emerging Artists
With jazz radio stations disappearing from the airways it has become increasingly harder for emerging artists to break onto the scene. Baker's Keyboard Lounge, in Detroit, is doing something about it.
I believe that music should be shared and I'm very fortunate that I get to help introduce such ...
Jazz Artist Bob Holz To Perform At The Northeast Jazz And Wine Festival
MVD Records and Paiste cymbals/Canopus drums artist Bob Holz (Larry Coryell Trio) will perform in concert at the eighth annual Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival in Syracuse, NY on Saturday July 29th,2017. The internationally acclaimed jazz fusion drummer/composer will co-headline the festival with his ...
Blair Crimmins Teaches You How To Sell Out In New Video "You Gotta Sell Something"
Atlanta-based Dixieland/Gypsy jazz artist Blair Crimmins released his new album You Gotta Sell Something! earlier this year via New Rag Records. Along with his 7-piece band The Hookers, You Gotta Sell Something! is their fourth studio record and delivers more of their signature supercharged ragtime ...
Author Trevor Barre Pens Second Book "Convergences, Divergences & Affinities: Further Beyond Jazz, The Second Wave Of English Free Improvisation, 1973-9"
The sub title of the book is "The Second Wave of Free Improvisation in England, 1973-9." It is the author's second self-published book about English Free Improvisation, and follows his "Beyond Jazz, The Golden Age of Free Music in London, 1966-72," an account of the genre's formative years. "Beyond ...
Montreux Jazz Festival, Where Legends Inspire Young Talents
Indeed, 10% of the purchase on any bottle of Clarendelle sold at the Festival or in the Montreux Jazz Cafes around the world will be donated to the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation. By purchasing Clarendelle, you are supporting the young artists of tomorrow!
During the spring of 2017, 10 young ...
Concert Jazz Pianist Barron Ryan Releases New Album The Masters' Apprentice
Barron Ryan, one of the most talented up-and-coming concert pianists in the country released his debut album, The Masters' Apprentice today!
Barron Ryan's love for music has always been divided. The son of two musicians, he grew up in a house filled with the sounds of artists ranging from Chopin to ...
Funk, Fatherhood And Motown Meet At The Intersection Of Jackiem Joyner's Sax-Powered "Main Street Beat"
Jackiem Joyner has spent a lot of time on airplanes this month to pave the way for the arrival of his sixth album, "Main Street Beat," a steamrolling sax set that was released Friday by Artistry Music/Mack Avenue Records. Jetting back and forth from his suburban Los Angeles base, Joyner is taking the ...
Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
"Brilliantly captures one of the great saxophonists in jazz - and probably its most revered living improviser - during one of his most intensely creative periods. Startling performances. His music is always revealing; so is this loving tribute." - Washington Post
"Revelatory and engrossing. A superb ...
Fourth Annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World Festival Announces Schedule For July 8, 2017
Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World has announced its full schedule for its fourth annual festival at the historic Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, the borough where Armstrong famously resided for more than twenty years.
On July 8th, this daylong event including live performance and various ...
Paul Kelly Readies New Album 'Life Is Fine' For August 11, 2017
To everything there is a season. For Paul Kelly, it's time to get the electric guitar out of the case to create one of the most powerful albums of his career.
That's Life Is Fine - due out in North America on Gawd Aggie/Cooking Vinyl via The Orchard on August 11, 2017 — in which Kelly fires up with ...
Tom Kohl - Dances With The Sun
From 1980 to 1985 Kohl attended UMass Amherst. Studying with saxophonists Archie Shepp and Marion Brown as well as gospel musician and scholar Horace Clarence Boyer. The rich jazz environment at UMass prepared Kohl well to eventually relocate back to the NYC area in 1985. For the next few years Kohl ...
Even Chick Corea Endorsed This Album - Dave Kline Band - Shifting Borders
Dave Kline Band is a high energy, electric violin driven jazz/world recording and performance experience.
Dave's European roots led to an exploration of music from around the world - including middle eastern, African, Asian, flamenco, Caribbean, Latin and other influences - fused with the blues, rock ...
Richard And Mika Stoltzman Team Up For "Duo Cantando" Available Via The Savoy Jazz Label
Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman teams up with his wife, marimbist Mika Stoltzman, on an all new contemporary classical album titled "Duo Cantando" which will be released today via Savoy Jazz. Transcending the boundaries of classical and jazz, the renowned duo's new album showcases ...
Simon Sammut - Crossing - A Visual & Music Experience
Simon started his initial studies at a young age and reached advanced levels of music education. After studying piano for a number of years, he started playing electric bass at the age of thirteen. He became captivated by the sound of legendary bass players as James Jamerson, Jaco Pastorius, Francis ...
Meklit Premieres New Album At Popmatters - 'When The People Move, The Music Moves Too' Out 6/23
thiopian-American artist Meklit just premiered her new album When the People Move, the Music Moves Too at PopMatters, who said "With her latest masterpiece, Meklit has affirmed her place among her childhood heroes: at the shining crossroads of two cultures, making truly moving music." The album will ...
David Bandman - Burn Notice
A high-energy jazz/rock/funk recording. Nobody plays the euphonium like he can, and he's always looking for ways to yank the instrument out of it's usually nerdy pigeon hole and put it firmly in the spotlight where everyone least expects it. Bandman has, once again, liberally applied a large dose of ...
Black Masala And The Young Artist Series Headlines The Shepherdstown Street Fest - A Great Multi-Generational Go Blue Ridge Travel Road Trip
Shepherdstown Street Fest is a free summer music festival in the small German town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Just one hour outside of metropolitan DC, the festival celebrates new and upcoming bands with a ten-hour music extravaganza on June 24th. The festival showcases the largest array of music ...
Tiempo Libre At Arts Garage July 7
Friday, July 7 at 8 PM: The three-time Grammy-nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre comes to Arts Garage. They are one the hottest young Latin bands today. Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs and dance venues, Tiempo Libre's Miami-based members are true modern heirs to the rich tradition ...
Award-Winning Jazz Guitarist Frank Piombo Follows His Dream To "Keep It Movin'"
It's been a steady upward trajectory for jazz guitarist Frank Piombo ever since he issued his debut album, "Smooth Reminiscence," independently in 2010. The New Jersey-based musician sold enough units to be ReverbNation's No. 1 jazz artist in the Garden State for three straight years while cultivating ...
Christian Scott Premieres New Album 'Diaspora' At Hype Machine
Two-time Edison award winning, Grammy nominated trumpeter, composer, producer, designer of innovative instruments and interactive media Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is set to release three albums to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first Jazz recordings of 1917. Collectively titled The Centennial ...
Melodic Intersect's 6th Album "Looking Forward"
Melodic Intersect's has been described by Simon Sheppard, at the Chicago Tribune; "I guarantee it will have world music lovers and jazz aficionados swooning in ecstasy, humbly bowing with palms touching and thumbs close to their chest, and whispering "Namaste" over, and over, and over again." Hupages ...
Experimental Guitarist Rex Shepherd To Release New Album "Never Buy My Self Volume III"
Guitarist and composer Rex Shepherd will be releasing the third installment of the "Never Buy My Self" series digitally on June 29th. The first two volumes, released in 2014, featured Shepherd playing solo and in various duets, and volume three continues the series with a new set of all solo music consisting ...