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Jazz (23/02/2016)
Star-studded Lineup Hits The Stage For The 11th Annual Jazz In The Gardens From Usher To Aretha Franklin, Babyface To Janelle Monae - Jazz In The Gardens Hits All The Right Notes
The City of Miami Gardens is proud to announce the complete lineup of the 11th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival (JITG) taking place on March 19th – 20th, 2016, at Sun Life Stadium (347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens, FL 33056). Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster. This year's lineup ...

Jazz (23/02/2016)
Saxophonist Logan Richardson's 'Shift' Ft. Pat Metheny, Jason Moran, Harish Raghavan & Nasheet Waits Out 2/26
"Richardson's playing is a full of verve complimented by Metheny's deft technique and varied tonal processing. Moran brings his usual pianistic flair and doubles on keyboards while the music's core is held together nicely by the rhythm section's taut yet malleable timing." - All About Jazz “While ...

Jazz (18/02/2016)
Jazz Vocalist Anne Walsh's "Brand New" Set To Blossom With The Arrival Of Spring
The sultriness inherent in Brazilian jazz rhythms enhances the fresh and vibrant pop melodies on soprano song siren Anne Walsh’s “Brand New,” which bodes to cast a bewitching spell of beauty and romance this spring upon its March 18 release from A To Z Music. The timing is serendipitous for the twelve-tracker ...

Jazz (18/02/2016)
UK Trio Gogo Penguin - Blue Note Debut 'Man Made Object' Out Now
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 ...

Jazz (17/02/2016)
Glenn Miller Is Back: Texas Company To Re-Release Glenn Miller Songs On Really, Really Old Fashioned Vinyl
You may have heard about the rebound of vinyl records. But those records are not just the long play 33 rpm and single play 45 rpm discs we know from the past. Right until the late 1950s, records spun at a much higher speed - at 78 revolutions per minute allowing only a few minutes of music on a 10 inch ...

Jazz (16/02/2016)
Cecile Mclorin Salvant - "The Voice Of Jazz's New Generation" (Vanity Fair) - Wins Grammy For Best Jazz Vocal Album With 'For One To Love'
Tonight at the GRAMMYs, Cecile McLorin Salvant won the award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for her acclaimed 2015 release 'For One To Love' (Mack Avenue). This is the 26 year-old Salvant's first Grammy and it caps an extraordinary breakout year that included critical praise ("the finest jazz singer to emerge ...

Jazz (15/02/2016)
Iconic Saxophonist Charles Lloyd On Tour Now - 'I Long To See You' Out Now On Blue Note
Supporting his new album I Long To See You, ledgendary saxophonist Charles Lloyd is on tour now. Recently released via Blue Note Records, the new album finds the iconic saxophonist and recent NEA Jazz Master in the company of a new band featuring guitarist Bill Frisell and pedal steel guitarist Greg ...

Jazz (12/02/2016)
Real Art Ways Announces An Advance Connecticut Screening On March 6 Of The New Music Film "Thomas Chapin, Night Bird Song" With A Special Live Concert
Showcasing the late Thomas Chapin's extraordinary life and the indelible mark he made on fans, peers and the jazz world-at-large, Emmy-winning filmmaker Stephanie J. Castillo will present an Advance Screening of THOMAS CHAPIN, NIGHT BIRD SONG. The new music documentary film will have its first public ...

Jazz (12/02/2016)
Bringing "Hero's Journey" To Life
The dozen songs that experimental jazz trumpeter-rapper Matt Von Roderick released sans fanfare as “Hero’s Journey” in mid-December on Bandcamp (https://mattvonroderick.bandcamp.com) are about a protagonist in pursuit of burning dreams of love, acceptance, desire, fun, fame and fortune. Now it’s time ...

Jazz (12/02/2016)
The Best Music Education Summer Program In The World: 12 Workshops + 24 Teachers + 120 Musicians + 42 Days Of Music; It's All Happening At The New York Jazz Workshop
The New York Jazz Workshop is the destination for jazz musicians from all over the world this summer! Located near Times Square, NYJW's 8th Jazz Intensive Summer series is going to be an incredible experience for both participants and teachers alike. Twelve different summer intensives on various ...

Jazz (11/02/2016)
Real Art Ways Announces An Advance Connecticut Screening On March 6 Of The New Music Film "Thomas Chapin, Night Bird Song" With A Special Live Concert
Showcasing the late Thomas Chapin's extraordinary life and the indelible mark he made on fans, peers and the jazz world-at-large, Emmy-winning filmmaker Stephanie J. Castillo will present an Advance Screening of THOMAS CHAPIN, NIGHT BIRD SONG. The new music documentary film will have its first public ...

Jazz (09/02/2016)
Get In The Mood With Plunky & Oneness
Smooth jazz saxophone can set just the right tone for intimacy so the Plunky & Oneness soulful sax version of "In The Mood," should lead to lots of romance. This reprise of the Whispers' hit song is a bit more subtle but just as suggestive as crooned by Plunky's tenor sax and answered by the enticingly ...

Jazz (05/02/2016)
New Vintage Jazz Singer Laura Ainsworth Signed By Grammy-Winning Producer For National Label Debut
Dallas-based retro jazz singer Laura Ainsworth is back in the studio, cutting a sultry 1940s torch song for her third album, New Vintage. Like her first two releases on her indie label Eclectus Records, Keep It To Yourself and Necessary Evil (available at www.lauraainsworth.com), it reteams her with ...

Jazz (29/01/2016)
Ed Barker Returns To The UK!
"It is fantastic that you are doing so well......with my very best wishes for the future" - Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister “Parliament has lost a promising young politician, but the world has gained a rare musical talent who will contribute so much to our musical pleasure.” – Michael Connarty ...

Jazz (27/01/2016)
University Of Pittsburgh Commemorates Black History Month, Event Celebrating Local Jazz Musician Erroll Garner Takes Place Feb. 11
Other happenings include a Garner exhibition, lectures, a film screening, and campus tours highlighting African American history PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh will celebrate the legacy of legendary Pittsburgh jazz pianist Erroll Garner at its annual K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month ...

Jazz (21/01/2016)
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: "intervention", The Latest Gospel Jazz Release By Saxophonist Art Sherrod Jr.
I am so excited and can't wait for my Smooth Jazz and Gospel listeners to put their ears on this project. It's going to be life-changing! The genesis of this jazz project began long ago in the church. Art credits gospel music for his appreciation for all styles of music. Music that inspires, heals ...

Jazz (20/01/2016)
Maynard Ferguson Reissue Rollout On Omnivore Recordings Continues, Two New Titles Due March 11
Omnivore Recordings continues its Maynard Ferguson reissue initiative with two new packages for the three-time Grammy Award nominee and Downbeat magazine award winner. Deluxe reissues of Body & Soul (1986) and Big Bop Nouveau (1989) are slated for March 11, 2016 release. After the release of 1983’s ...

Jazz (20/01/2016)
Cunard Kicks Blue Note Jazz-Themed Transatlantic Crossing Into High Gear With The Addition Of A Second Vocal Legend: Dee Dee Bridgewater
Cunard is excited to announce that jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater will be co-headlining Queen Mary 2's third Blue Note jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on October 25, 2016. Bridgewater is a Triple Grammy Award Winner, a TONY Winner, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, producer, ...

Jazz (20/01/2016)
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: "Intervention", The Latest Gospel Jazz Release By Saxophonist Art Sherrod Jr.
I am so excited and can't wait for my Smooth Jazz and Gospel listeners to put their ears on this project. It's going to be life-changing! The genesis of this jazz project began long ago in the church. Art credits gospel music for his appreciation for all styles of music. Music that inspires, heals ...

Jazz (15/01/2016)
Logan Richardson's Blue Note Debut "Shift" Out 2/26 Featuring Pat Metheny & Jason Moran
On February 26, Blue Note Records will release Shift, the assured label debut from saxophonist and composer Logan Richardson. For the momentous occasion Richardson assembled an impressive band of musical visionaries including guitarist Pat Metheny, pianist Jason Moran, bassist Harish Raghavan, and drummer ...

Jazz (14/01/2016)
Feel It In Your Genes - Ed Barker
Following the massive stateside success of his debut album 'Simple Truth', Ed Barker relocated to Hollywood to pursue his dream of being a jazz musician. But even in California you can get homesick…… Missing his family and friends, it was from the other side of the world that Ed finally decided ...

Jazz (14/01/2016)
Two-Time Grammy Nominee Sam Hunt To Perform With Grammy Camp - Jazz Session Students At Grammy In The Schools Live!
Members of GRAMMY Camp - Jazz Session will perform with special guest and current two-time GRAMMY nominee, Sam Hunt at Club Nokia on Feb. 11. Tickets are on sale now. The recipient of The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation's third annual Music Educator Award will also be in attendance. ...

Jazz (12/01/2016)
Newly-Discovered Getz/Gilberto, Getz Quartet With Deluxe Packages On Resonance, Feb. 19
Just over 50 years after the release of João Gilberto\'s and Stan Getz\'s classic Grammy®-winning album Getz/Gilberto (1964), and its sequel Getz/Gilberto #2 (1966, both on Verve Records), Resonance Records proudly announces Getz/Gilberto \'76, set for release on February 19, 2016. Getz/Gilberto \'76 ...

Jazz (11/01/2016)
Danhila - Album "White Fly" - Single "Run" (Radio Mix)
DANHILA inspired by soul gospel and jazz music. Danhila currently lives between Rome, Vienna and London, working on the creation of her first solo album called "WHITE FLY" Recorded and mixed by Mimmo Cappuccio at Robin Hood Studio of Naples (Italy). Mastered by Frank Arkwright sound enginnering ...

Jazz (08/01/2016)
Dr. Lonnie Smith On Fallon January 12, 2016; New Album "Evolution" Out Now
Dr. Lonnie Smith is set to sit-in with The Roots on NBC The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on January 12 to celebrate the release of Evolution, his first album for Blue Note Records since 1970. The album, which comes out January 29, marks the return of the legendary Hammond B-3 organ master to the ...

Jazz (07/01/2016)
Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell Releases Debut CD, Featuring New Arrangement Of Cole Porter's "I Concentrate On You"
Las Vegas-based jazz vocalist Kris Russell (http://krisrusselljazz.com/contact/) has launched her debut CD, "I Concentrate on You," which follows the much-heralded release of her digital single, "I Concentrate on You." Russell's new CD is available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play and CD Baby. ...

Jazz (23/12/2015)
Jazz At Fair Park Presents A Live Concert And Interview With The John A Lewis Trio On WRR 101.1 FM
On Sunday evening, December 27th, Jazz at Fair Park will present a live performance and interview featuring the John A Lewis trio. Jazz at Fair Park is a new weekly program produced by WRR-FM (101.1). The Program airs Sunday evenings from 7:00 until 8:00 pm. The show is hosted by DFW-area arts and cultural ...

Jazz (21/12/2015)
South Florida Jazz Presents Terri Lyne Carrington
Three-time Grammy Award-winning drummer, composer and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington comes to the Fort Lauderdale area January 9 at 8 PM in "Money Jungle," an homage to Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach. The concert is part of South Florida JAZZ's ongoing series bringing the best jazz ...

Jazz (18/12/2015)
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels To Release New Album On January 15, 2016 Featuring Willie Nelson & Norah Jones
On January 15, 2016, Blue Note will release I Long To See You, the profound new album from Charles Lloyd & The Marvels. The album finds the iconic saxophonist and recent NEA Jazz Master in the company of a new band featuring guitarist Bill Frisell and pedal steel guitarist Greg Leisz, along with his ...

Jazz (16/12/2015)
"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, ...

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