"Jazz: America's Gift" Named To Kirkus Reviews' Best Books Of 2015
Rather than taking a dry, academic approach to the subject, Gerber, a musician and natural foods entrepreneur, writes in a conversational, lively, and witty style - Kirkus Reviews
Richie Gerber's debut book, Jazz: America's Gift, named by America's celebrated journal of book reviews, Kirkus Reviews, ...
Alternative Jazz Adventurer Matt Von Roderick Boldly Embarks On A Transcendent "Hero's Journey"
Genuine artists and heroes share a lot in common. They don't come along every day and when they do manifest, they come equipped with immense vision and foresight, extraordinary courage and the towering confidence to spin the world on its axis in reverse. Fearlessly utilizing a jazz trumpet, imaginative ...
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: Vocalist Daina Shukis Stages A Signature Comeback With Her New CD "Smooth And Jazzy"
It is an exciting time for me to launch a comeback with old friends and new musical ideas.
Daina Shukis captures the core message in each song she approaches with an inimitable style all her own. Having influences that span from Jazz, rock, funk and country, Shukis brings her originality to the forefront. ...
Legendary Singer Jack Jones To Celebrate Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday Anniversary On Siriusly Sinatra On December 12
Two-time Grammy Award winner and Emmy winner, Jack Jones, will celebrate Frank Sinatra's birthday with a live interview on Sirius Radio's Siriusly Sinatra, the 24-hour home for all things Sinatra and the Great American Songbook. Grammy Award winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell, will host the three-hour show ...
Bosendorfer Oscar Peterson Signature Edition Piano Brings Jazz Icon's Performances Back To Life
"We are proud to offer this piano with Disklavier E3 technology to bring these outstanding performances by the iconic jazz pianist Oscar Peterson to music lovers for the very first time on a Bösendorfer in their living room," said Simon Oss, Bösendorfer.
Bösendorfer will reveal a stunning piece ...
Cunard Announces Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock To Headline "Jazz At Sea" Transatlantic Crossing August 1, 2016
Hailed as one of the greatest jazz musicians in modern history, Herbie Hancock will headline the latest in a series of Cunard Blue Note jazz at sea-themed Transatlantic Crossings on board Queen Mary 2 in 2016.
"Some members of my band sailed on the first Queen Mary 2 Blue Note voyage in November ...
Overcoming Connectivity Issues: Jazz Keyboardist Mark Etheredge Connects With Grammy-winning Producer Paul Brown To Create "Connected," Due February 26, 2016
Emitting an abundance of light on the front and back covers, contemporary jazz keyboardist Mark Etheredge describes his forthcoming "Connected" as the happiest album he's ever made. Listening to the ten-song Vipaka Records release produced by two-time GRAMMY® winner Paul Brown, the upbeat melodies ...
Either/Orchestra To Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Dec 18 Show At Johnny D's, Somerville MA
The Either/Orchestra will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Friday, Dec.18 at Johnny D's in Somerville MA. The ten piece jazz ensemble, led by saxophonist Russ Gershon, will be joined by alumni guests for a romp through material from their eleven albums, featuring the thrilling jazz, Latin and Ethiopian ...
Australian Jazz Pop Artist Lisa Hugo Releases Christmas Song
Singing about love and inner discovery, Lisa pens upbeat tunes with a big voice spanning 3 octaves. She is also an accomplished pianist, actress and dancer.
Born into a musical family Lisa started with piano lessons aged 6 and sang her first solo in front of 400 hundred people two years later in ...
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Introduces Jamie Cullum As Its Newest St. Regis Connoisseur
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HOT), today announced Jamie Cullum, the award-winning jazz-pop singer-songwriter, as its newest St. Regis Connoisseur. In his role as brand ambassador, Cullum will continue to lead the much buzzed about Jazz Legends at St. Regis series, ...
Unreleased Live Recordings By Fusion Legends Brand X Now Available!
Although, typically considered an off-shoot band for Genesis legend Phil Collins, UK fusion group Brand X was much more than that. Featuring several virtuosic musicians (as well as Collins) Brand X took the genre of fusion to a whole new level of expertise. Along with Collins on drums, the band featured ...
"This Could Be That," 3rd CD By Drummer Brian Andres & The Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, Due For January 15 Release By Bacalao Records
Over the past decade, San Francisco Bay Area drummer Brian Andres and his Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel have expanded their rhythmic purview across the Caribbean while collaborating with many of the world's finest Latin jazz practitioners. With the release of the ensemble's third album, "This Could Be That," ...
Top 5 Jazz/R&B Artist Bonita Adele Releases Inspirational Cover Of Neal McCoy's "New Mountain"
MTS Management Group and Shine On Records are happy to announce the label's fourth single release, "New Mountain" by Bonita Adele. The new single from the Top 5 Digital Radio Tracker charting artist will be released on December 6, 2015. The inspirational jazz/r&b track will be available on itunes, amazon ...
Mercury Prize Nominated UK Trio Gogo Penguin To Release Blue Note Debut Feb. 5
It's been an astonishing couple of years for GoGo Penguin, the UK trio of drummer Rob Turner, double bassist Nick Blacka and pianist Chris Illingworth. Their trademark mash-up of minimalist piano themes, deeply propulsive bass lines and electronica-inspired drums has seen their 2014 album v2.0 shortlisted ...
Brad Mehldau's "10 Years Solo Live" International Critical Acclaim Continues
Brad Mehldau's 10 Years Solo Live, released to critical acclaim earlier this fall, continues to earn praise from around the world, including Chicago Reader ("rhapsodic"), Buffalo News ("stupendous"), Mojo ("some of the most beautiful piano playing you'll ever hear"), Scotsman ("revelatory"), Financial ...
Aaron Comess And The Air Conditioned Gypsies Return To Rockwood In NYC On 12/15 For Free Improv Concert
Aaron Comess continues his ongoing experimental music band the "Air Conditioned Gypsies" at Rockwood Music Hall's stage 2 on December 15th at 10:00 pm .
Joining this time will be guitarist Vernon Reid on guitar with "AC Gypsies" mainstay Leon Gruenbaum back on the Samchillion (a midi instrument ...
Remarkably Talented 19-year-old Jazz Vocalist Impresses Seasoned Professionals With Imposing Debut Album
Ira Hill possesses all the ingredients that precede a rise to stardom as a jazz vocalist. The fact that he is only 19-years-old could lead one to believe in reincarnation. ... keep your eyes and ears on Ira to witness his journey to global recognition!
Even as the title of "Tomorrow"—the debut ...
Jazz Guitarist Neil C Young Set To Release Stunning EP
Guitarist and multi instrumentalist Neil C Young has unveiled his new EP, the follow up to his wildly successful album 'Encemble'. Young is a specialist instrumental jazz musician who cites influences ranging from George Benson to Pat Methany.
Neil C. Young Trio logo.jpgNew EP TRIO featuring tracks ...
Klazz- Ma-Tazz At City Winery Rescheduled To Valentine's Day
Violinist Ben Sutin, and his septet Klazz-Ma-Tazz was originally scheduled to bring their unique blend of jazz and klezmer music to New York's acclaimed music venue, The City Winery on November 29, 2015. Due to unavoidable circumstances, the show has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 14, 2016 at ...
Students Selected For Grammy Camp-Jazz Session And Grammy In The Schools Media Team
The GRAMMY Foundation has selected 32 talented high school students from across the United States have been selected for the 2016 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session. Their selection launches them into the spotlight surrounding the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, and provides them with opportunities to perform ...
Jazz' Mobo-Award Nominee Julia Biel New Remix EP 'Licence To Be Cruel'
'a voice of supreme subtlety and honeyed depth…her magnetic stage presence should encourage many to follow where she leads'- The Guardian
Award-winning singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist Julia Biel, whose timeless, original music hovers in its own stratosphere between its jazz, pop and ...
The Roger Davidson Trio And Hendrik Meurkens Perform At Book Signing Of To Brazil With Love
The [compositions] are catchy, lyrical, and full of heart - worthy tributes to Brazil, the land of Roger's dreams.
American composer and pianist, Roger Davidson, with his fellow Trio members Vanderlei Pereira and Pablo Aslan, and special guest Hendrik Meurkens gave an engaging musical performance ...
Nicole Stella Releases New Album "New Day Unplugged"
Nicole Stella is a young songwriter, known for her debut album New Day, a collection of original songs inspired by many different influences, ranging from Joni Mitchell's early folksongs to the jazz echoes in Tori Amos's work.
With minimalistic arrangements (where the voice stands out through acoustic ...
World's Only Big Jazz Band For Kids, Kinderjazz Releases 7th Album, "Teddy Bear's Picnic"
the world's only big band/jazz ensemble for kids, Kinderjazz has released their seventh album, Teddy Bear's Picnic. The family-friendly album is available through the group's website at http://www.kinderjazz.com, as well as CD Baby, itunes, amazon and all major online music retailers. The Australian-based ...
Herb Alpert's 'Come Fly With Me' Hits #2 On Billboard's Contemporary Jazz Chart
Herb Alpert's new 'Come Fly With Me' continues the legendary musicians' recent success on the charts. When the album was released on September 25, it debuted at #3 on the Billboard's Contemporary Jazz Chart and #7 on the Jazz Album Chart. Six weeks later, the album remains in the Contemporary Jazz Chart's ...
Legendary Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith Returns To Blue Note For First Album Since 1970
Dr. Lonnie Smith is set to release his first Blue Note album in 45 years with the January 29 release of Evolution. The album marks the return of the legendary Hammond B-3 organ master to the label where he first made a name for himself in the late 1960s, first as a sideman with saxophonist Lou Donaldson ...
Pat Metheny And Christian McBride Join The Educational Venture "Reba To The Rescue"
Reba To The Rescue is a layered learning enterprise aimed at helping to educate Pre K-K children. Kids can now have fun and learn at the same time. Reba to the Rescue® has an App, available in Apple and Android formats, and learning videos which are available in English and Spanish with a Japanese ...
New "Jazz At La Montana Rusa" CD Is Where Creativity Meets Improvisation
A new expertly-curated compilation titled "Jazz at La Montaña Rusa" showcasing a wonderful roster of talented musicians is now available on CD (Amazon) in addition to a wide array of digital music stores.
Title - Jazz at La Montaña Rusa
Release Date: 10 November 2015
Featured Artists - Hugo ...
Blue Note To Release Benefit Album "Detroit Jazz City"
Blue Note Records has announced the December 4 release of Detroit Jazz City, a compilation album that simultaneously spotlights the past and present of one of America's great jazz cities while also serving as a benefit album for the organization Focus: HOPE. All proceeds from the album will be donated ...
Dr. John, Cyril Neville, Jerome Chazen & Robert F. Smith To Be Honored By Louis Armstrong House Museum At Annual Gala
Louis Armstrong House Museum today announced that Dr. John, music icon; Cyril Neville, legendary musician and activist; Jerome Chazen, Chairman of Chazen Capital Partners, Chairman Emeritus of Liz Claiborne, Inc. and Trustee of the Louis Armstrong House Museum; and Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman ...