Osaru Releases New Smooth Jazz Album
The Musical MD takes another quick break from caring for his patients, to release a brand new smooth jazz album titled 'Stepping up'. This is a 10-song collection of original tracks written, produced and performed by the artist. It features smooth, melodic tenor and soprano sax phrasing, sprinkled with ...
Jazz Singer Katini Yamaoka Releases Gone
Jazz singer and recording artist, Katini Yamaoka, will release her debut album Gone on OneTrickDog*Records in a showcase performance at NeueHouse on November 3. Born in Tokyo to West African and Japanese parents, and raised in the Far East, Katini has drawn on her diverse cultural roots to create a ...
Jennifer Scott Charts In Top Forty Week One
The multi-talented, multi-lingual Jennifer Scott is breaking new ground with her "Le temps de l'amour" release. CMJ, one of the jazz industry's most trusted names in chart reporting, shares that the Washington DC based artist debuts at number 37.
Jennifer's marvelous entry into the world of jazz ...
Creole Soul: Etienne Charles Sextet
South Florida JAZZ presents the Etienne Charles Sextet November 5 at 8 PM. Trinidad-born and still in his 20s, trumpeter Etienne Charles is a compelling and exciting jazz artist ushering the jazz genre into groundbreaking territory His band and new album, Creole Soul, represents a captivating journey ...
Audio Fidelity To Release Two Jazz-Fusion Classics On Hybrid SACD By Weather Report And Return To Forever
Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity will be releasing Weather Report, "Tale Spinnin'" and Return to Forever, "Musicmagic" on Hybrid SACD. Both recordings are considered essentials from the jazz fusion era of the mid-'70s.
Recorded in early 1975, "Tale Spinnin'", Weather Report's fifth studio album ...
Jazz Crooner Ken Slavin Brings "Shaken, Not Stirred" To San Antonio's Tobin Center
Fresh from his latest acclaimed performance at New York's world-famous Metropolitan Room, the Alamo City's top jazz crooner will bring "Ken Slavin: Shaken, Not Stirred" to the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. The concert ...
Verve Celebrates Christmas With Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve, Vol. 2: The Instrumentals
Verve is proud to celebrate the holidays with two heartwarming Christmas releases - 'Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists,' and Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The Instrumentals,' on October 21. The collections feature tracks across five decades from some of the finest ...
New Bangtower Album "With N With Out" Available For Pre-Order Now
Declassified Records announced today the newest album from progressive fusion legends "BangTower" entitled "With N With Out", is now available for official Pre-Order from PledgeMusic. The highly anticipated 13 track sophomore album, due for retail release December 6, marks the first full length CD since ...
Catherine Goldwyn And Phil Lewis Release Jazz Album 'Shadow And Light'
The jazz duo of Catherine Goldwyn and Phil Lewis have released their latest LP record, "Shadow and Light." The album contains 11 tracks for an approximate total listening time of one hour. It has been proudly published on the Continuum independent music label without direction from the corporate music ...
Joseph Freije Releases New LP Record 'If Light Had Emotions'
The composer of fusion music known as Joseph P. Freije has released his sixth LP album for 2016, "If Light Had Emotions." The record contains 12 original Freije electronica tracks for an approximate total listening time of 50 minutes. It has been published by Phrygian Music, as have all the Joseph Freije ...
Diana Krall's Classic Holiday Album "Christmas Songs," Featuring The Clayton/hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Released Back On Vinyl Today Via Verve Records/UMe
Diana Krall's beloved holiday album, Christmas Songs, is now available back on vinyl as of today, Friday, October 14 via Verve/UMe. Originally released to wide spread critical acclaim in 2005, the album featuring the GRAMMY Award-winning pianist/singer backed by the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra was ...
Rani Singam, Singapore's First Lady Of Jazz, Chooses DPA Microphones
Internationally acclaimed Jazz singer Rani Singam has invested in her own DPA d:factoâ„¢ Vocal Microphone after recognizing its superior sound quality when compared to other microphone brands she had tried.
As one of Singapore's most sought-after and accomplished contemporary vocalists, Singam ...
Jazz Fusion Guitarist Tyler Reese Rediscovers His Creative Muse On "Reminiscence," Arriving November 4
Guitarist Tyler Reese found that being a busy Nashville session player all week and touring in a country band every weekend left little time to explore his own musical creativity. The 23-year-old, once summoned to Paisley Park to play for Prince and who studied at the feet of jazz guitar legend Pat ...
LA-Based Jazz Vocalist Elijah Rock Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Great American Songbook Album "Gershwin For My Soul"
Cleveland-born baritone Elijah Rock is pleased to announce the IndieGoGo campaign for his newest album, 'Gershwin For My Soul'. Ongoing through October 20, 2016, the singer's campaign hopes to raise $40,000 for the promotion of the recently recorded traditional pop album. Fans and supporters can donate ...
Husson University Presents "Teaching The Eye To Hear: Musical Reflections On Henri Matisse's 'Jazz'"
The Matisse Jazz Project is a musical concert inspired by the iconic cut paper collages of Henri Matisse, a leading figure in modern art. The free multi-media concert event will be at Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Thursday, October 13 with two performances at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The 20 pieces ...
Steve Rushton's Rare Orchid - Released Monday
Taken from the album 'On A Clear Day', Steve Rushton's Rare Orchid is a fresh, vibrant and daring concept in music and arrangement that has produced quite magical results. Mixing a standard rock set-up with orchestral players resulting in a line-up of over 20 musicians the album is made up of incredible ...
Grammy-Winning Drummer Peter Erskine Joins ArtistWorks' Impressive List Of Online Jazz Teachers
ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music education, has launched the latest addition to their extensive online music faculty: Online Jazz Drums with Peter Erskine. This rounds out their already impressive list of jazz instructors, who include John Patitucci, George Whitty, Martin ...
Norah Jones Releases New Song "Tragedy"!
Norah Jones' highly-anticipated sixth solo album, Day Breaks, arrives this Friday, October 7, and has already been hailed by MOJO as "her masterpiece to date." A third song from the album, "Tragedy," was just released (link to listen).
Norah is set for a pair of upcoming TV performances to showcase ...
Grammy-Winning Hit-Maker Paul Brown Follows His Heart "Back" To His Roots
Paul Brown has had the Midas touch since the early ‘90s when he began producing some of the biggest contemporary jazz hits and definitive chart-topping albums by the brightest urban-jazz stars in the galaxy, amassing more than 60 Billboard No. 1 singles. In the past twelve years, the guitarist stepped ...
Jazz Guitar Icon Larry Coryell To Release New Studio Album "Barefoot Man: Sanpaku"
Much to the excitement of music aficionados worldwide, Jazz guitar icon Larry Coryell, one of the most respected and celebrated guitarists of his generation, offers a brand new album of seven original compositions titled “Barefoot Man: Sanpaku”!
Says Larry, “I was inspired by John Lappen's suggestion ...
"Richie Cole Plays Ballads & Love Songs," The Alto Saxophonist's First Ballad Album In His 45-Year Career, To Be Released October 21, 2016
I don't play the saxophone, I sing the saxophone. It's all about telling a story. If you don't know the melody or the words, you can't tell the story.
Setting down roots in Pittsburgh two years ago has borne fruit for alto saxophonist Richie Cole in the form of his beautiful new album, "Richie ...
A Tree Grows To Appear At Bushwick Open Studios 2016 In Advance Of New Release
In advance of announcing their debut release through Rufftone Records, Brooklyn-based A Tree Grows will appear at the 95 Starr Street Studio as part of this years' iconic art festival, Bushwick Open Studios (BOS). This instrumental four-piece smoothly combines elements of jazz, electronica and soul ...
Nathan East Announces New Album 'Reverence'
GRAMMY-nominated bassist Nathan East's forthcoming album 'Reverence' will be released on January 20, 2017 via Yamaha Entertainment Group.
With a discography that includes Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven," Michael Jackson's "Bad," and Randy Newman's "I Love L.A.," 'Reverence,' produced by Yamaha ...
Herb Alpert - "A Truly Great American Musician And Arranger" (Dangerous Minds) Celebrates Esteemed Career With 24 Reissued Albums Out Now
This month, Herb Alpert - the iconic trumpeter, composer, record label executive, sculptor and philanthropist - is celebrating the 50th anniversary of a remarkable 1966 in which he won four GRAMMY Awards and sold over 13 million records. To honor this landmark year, 24 of his classic albums were remastered ...
Elvis Costello Announces Preservation Hall Jazz Band Will Join Him At Saenger Theater On October 15, 2016
Elvis Costello has announced that the Preservation Hall Jazz Band will join him onstage for a portion of his set at the historic Saenger Theater in New Orleans for his October 15th "Detour" solo show. Tickets available here: aengernola.com/shows/elvis-costello
Following his appearance with The ...
International Jazz Guitarist Marc Antoine Returns To Health And California With A Diverse Outing At "Laguna Beach" With Friends
The four-year gap between albums for global guitarist Marc Antoine was spent fighting for his life and career as well as moving his family from their longtime home in Spain to the Southern California coast. Having conquered two major health challenges – one life-threatening and one career-threatening ...
The King Of The Honking Sax Big Jay Mcneely Returns With A Brand New Set Of Recordings
Before Jimi Hendrix, before Elvis Presley, there was Big Jay McNeely honking and squealing on his saxophone, wowing audiences with a stellar, energetic live show that often found him writhing around on his back or jumping into the middle of his enthusiastic audience, all while never missing a single ...
John Coltrane's Iconic Impulse! Records Lifetime Recordings Remastered In High-Res Audio In Honor Of Jazz Legend's 90th Birthday
Legendary saxophonist and composer John Coltrane would have been 90 today. To celebrate his legacy and incredible body of work, Verve/UMe is proud to announce today's release of the high-resolution audio remasters of nine more of his classic Impulse! Records albums, continuing the label's initiative ...
10/14 Whaling City Sound Releases The Dave Liebman Group "Expansions Live" Double CD
Going Their Way?
The Dave Liebman Group’s Expansions Live journeys to parts unknown
It is a work in progress in the very best sense. It is music in progress. Performance in progress. Musicians moving music forward, making things happen, responding to the actions and reactions of their bandmates. ...
Joseph Freije Releases Fourth LP Album For 2016 'Hiding In The Light'
The eclectic composer of music known internationally as Joseph P. Freije has released his fourth full-length record for 2016, “Hiding in the Light.” The album contains 13 original Freije tracks for a listening time approaching a full hour. Like all music by Joseph P. Freije, it has been proudly published ...