Jazz Crooner's Big Voice Almost Silenced Permanently
Hard to fathom how close the jazz world came to losing the grand, velvety voice of crooner Steven Davis, who is presently garnering airplay and accolades from around the world on the heels of his first big band offering, "What Happened To Romance." A severe vocal bleed silenced him completely for seven ...
Cecile McLorin Salvant's 6 Nights Of NYC LP Release Shows
Cecile McLorin Salvant, the wildly talented 25-year-old jazz singer about whom the New York Times said "If anyone can extend the lineage of The Big Three - Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald - it's this virtuoso," is set to play a 5-night-stand from August 25th to 30th at NYC's Jazz Standard ...
New Book On Elusive Jazz Composer, Pianist And Co-Songwriter For Cream, Mike Taylor, Now Available!
Jazz buffs worldwide are excited about the new book documenting the life of elusive British jazz composer, pianist and co-songwriter for classic rock legends Cream, Mike Taylor. Titled "Out Of Nowhere", the biography was written by Italian underground author Luca Ferrari and published by UK's Gonzo ...
Made In New York Jazz Competition Announces Italian Jazz Bass Player Federico Malaman Added As New Committee Member
"Not only is he incredibly talented and knowledgeable, his popularity even beyond jazz enthusiasts is almost unmatched. He brings so much the table, it's really a clear sign how our competition is always looking to improve what we are offering the jazz wo
The jazz world broadly ...
For The First Time In 15 Years: Jazz Pianist Steve Holt Returns To Toronto
Inner Music & Media Group and Old Mill Toronto are very pleased to present a reunion of old friends. For the first time in 15 years, jazz pianist Steve Holt will perform in Toronto. On Friday July 17 for one night only, pianist Steve Holt will be joined by Steve Wallace on bass and Barry Romberg on ...
Jazz Guitar Icon Larry Coryell Shows His Multifaceted Talents On A New 3CD Box Of Live Recordings!
One of the most respected and celebrated jazz fusion guitarists of his generation, Larry Coryell presents a brand new triple disc box set of unreleased live performances. Titled Aurora Coryellis, this captivating collection highlights Coryell's prodigious talents in a multitude of settings, from a full ...
New Leadership Chosen For World's Largest Jazz Archive
Rutgers University - Newark (RU-N) Chancellor Nancy Cantor has appointed the tandem of a multi-talented jazz champion and a revered keeper of the jazz flame to empower the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) to "play on a much bigger stage while connecting new audiences to jazz."
Cantor has announced ...
Made In New York Jazz Gala Holds Very Successful 2015 Gala Featuring Amazing International Performers In The Fully Booked Tribeca Performing Arts Center
The artists proudly represented the United States, Israel, Germany, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, England and Croatia.
The world of jazz is very much an international one, where the popular music speaks something of an international language. This could certainly be seen celebrated very recently, ...
Masterfully "Cool": An Album Unlike Any Other By Bob James And Nathan East
Albums just aren't made like the way "The New Cool" was made. Yamaha Entertainment Group label president Chris Gero put legendary keyboardist Bob James and master bassist Nathan East in the recording studio, equipped them with state-of-the-art Yamaha gear and gave them free reign to create. Recorded ...
Lauded Bay Area Songstress Bekah Barnett To Release Her Sophomore Album "Rise" Recorded At Fantasy Studios
Bekah Barnett is an operatically trained singer-songwriter who has been captivating audiences for years with her emotionally engaging songs, poetic lyrics, soaring melodies, and catchy piano riffs. A refreshing blend of Jazz, Folk, Pop, and Spiritual music, Bekah Barnett's piano-driven tunes and soulful ...
Natural Foods Pioneer Richie Gerber Launches New Book On The Defining Moments Of Jazz History, Fully Illustrated
In Jazz, like in America, the group works together toward a common cause with lots of room left for each individual to shine."
Richie Gerber, former owner of Bread of Life Natural Foods Markets (which merged with Whole Foods Markets in 1997), experiences the culmination of his second lifelong passion—Jazz—in ...
Mitchell Coleman Jr Release Reaches New Heights
Internet radio broadcasting giant Smoothjazz.com has announced that Mitchell Coleman Jr's contemporary jazz album "Soul Searching" has reached new heights as it is now listed among its peers on the prestigious Smoothjazz top fifty music chart. Additionally, the "Soul Searching" album is one of the ...
Hotel Blake, A Chicago Hotel, Announces A Special Offer For Visitors Who Come To Enjoy The City's Best Jazz Clubs Like Jazz Showcase
Jazz Showcase is Chicago's oldest jazz club, and it is located just 1 block from Hotel Blake - A Chicago Hotel.
The hotel is near some of the City's top jazz hotspots including Jazz Showcase which is the oldest jazz club in the City.
Hotel Blake, a Chicago Hotel, announces special offers for ...
Jazz Suite Just Released The Debut Sizzling Single Entitled "Lady Di Has A Guy Of Her Own"
Just released and available on cd baby, iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. "Lady Di Has a Guy of Her Own" features the smooth voice of the one and only recording artist, pianist and composer Denise Stewart and the undeniable trumpet voice of musician, singer and producer Vincent Bates.
The unique and ...
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Announces The 2015 Blue Engine Tour
Soon after announcing the formation of Blue Engine Records - Jazz at Lincoln Center's new platform to make its vast archive of recorded concerts available to jazz audiences everywhere - the organization announced that the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will embark on the 2015 ...
The Patrice Williamson Group Brings Jazz To The Fenway Neighborhood
Wednesday, July 15. The annual free concert presented by Berklee in partnership with the Fenway Civic Association and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will take place at Ramler Park, located at 130 Peterborough Street.
Williamson, an associate professor of voice at Berklee, will sing ...
Free Annual Jazz Concert At Roxbury's Highland Park Features The Bill Pierce Collective On August 2, 2015
Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department present the Bill Pierce Collective at the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert, Sunday, August 2, 5:00 p.m., at Roxbury's Highland Park. After the Berklee City Music All-Stars open the concert, the Bill Pierce Collective ...
Beyond Borders By Randy Armstrong & Volker Nahrmann
Sail off on a global voyage with the music of Randy Armstrong and Volker Nahrmann, who
have been creating some of the best world-fusion sounds for the past four decades in Do'a World Music Ensemble, in Unu Mondo and their new ensemble, Beyond Borders with special guests from around the globe. Their ...
Revive Music Presents: Supreme Sonacy (Vol. 1)
REVIVE Music and Blue Note Records announce the August 7 release of REVIVE Music Presents: Supreme Sonacy (Vol. 1)The compilation album, produced by REVIVE in partnership with the legendary Blue Note Records, gathers the fearless sounds of today's stellar talents and seasons it all with REVIVE's signature ...
Nova Scotia's Acoustic Crooner David Myles To Release Official US Debut
Award-winning Nova Scotian singer/songwriter David Myles has always been attracted to another time. Even as a young kid he felt the pull of history finding solace with artists such as Miles Davis and Sam Cooke rather than Nirvana and Pearl Jam like his peers. Today, Myles has made a living traversing ...
Ten-Time Grammy Award Winning A Capella Group Take 6 Gets Animated For "Reba To The Rescue"
Multi-Award winning jazz, pop and R&B group TAKE 6 are more animated than ever! In their new animated character form, the sextet is joining Reba, the main character of the book series and much anticipated app entitled "REBA TO THE RESCUE," which will be released imminently by Spoken Spices, LLC. Take ...
Jelly Roll, Joplin, And More: Marcus Roberts + Friends @ 92Y, On July 23, 2015
Critically acclaimed pianist Marcus Roberts will perform for a special one-night-only celebration of the legends of jazz piano at the 92nd St. Y on Thursday, July 23. Marcus will be performing the works of Jelly Roll Morton, Scott Joplin, and more along with fellow pianists Bill Charlap and Jeb Patton.
The New York Pops And Sutton Foster To Play Inaugural Concert At Forest Hills Stadium
On August 6, 2015, The New York Pops will perform an inaugural concert at its new summer home, Forest Hills Stadium, with two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster. On the heels of her sold-out solo debut at Carnegie Hall in March 2015, Foster will perform a variety of classic and contemporary Broadway ...
2015 Newburgh Jazz Series
The Newburgh Jazz Series 2015 line up includes swing, world jazz, Latin jazz, contemporary jazz, bluesy jazz and much more.
The concerts are held every Wednesday in July and August at 6:30 to 8:30 pm on the beautiful lawn at the Orange County Arboretum in Montgomery. The concerts are a "bring your ...
Joshua & Dewey Redman Featured In NPR Look At Father-Son Jazz Collaborations
In celebration of Father's Day, NPR's All Things Considered took at a look at the special nature of father-son collaborations in jazz and the unique music that can result from it. NPR's Audie Cornish spoke with bassist-composer Christian McBride, who is also a host of NPR's Jazz Night in America, about ...
Huge Success For American Standards Singer Oleg Frish's Album Release Party At Russian Consulate In New York
Oleg Frish has just released his American Standards album "Duets With My American Idols" and celebrated with a record release party at the Russian Consulate in New York City. The album features duets with some of Oleg's favorite classic singers covering legendary standards songs. The 15-track labor ...
Jazz Crooner Steven Davis Releases His First Big Band Album "What Happened To Romance"
The promise and thrill of romance brought a Los Angeles crowd and industry types out en masse last Friday night (June 19), packing trendy Molly Malone's Irish Pub for a set by jazz crooner Steven Davis during which he previewed songs from "What Happened To Romance," the vocalist's first big band foray ...
Jason Carroll & The Smooth Jazz Symphony Release New LP Album '2 Smooth'
Jason Carroll and the Smooth Jazz Symphony have released their latest full-length record, "2 Smooth." The album contains 12 original tracks for an approximate total listening time nearing a full hour. It has been proudly published on the Titanium Note Records Inc. independent record label. A contemporary ...
First Jazz Music Video Using Entire Drone Footage Features Ellen Johnson's Latest Release Form & Formless
With the commercial drone industry taking off with endless applications Sound Visions Media, located in the San Francisco East Bay, is actively using the technology to create a variety of video productions. Their first music video leads the pack with an entire project consisting completely of aerial ...
Vince Guaraldi's Peanuts Greatest Hits Recaps Storied Collaboration With Charles M. Schulz
While the Peanuts comic strip appeared daily in newspapers across the world, Vince Guaraldi's music helped bring the gang to wider audiences through his jazzy Peanuts television and film soundtrack recordings. Charles M. Schulz created the world of Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus and Snoopy from his outpost ...