Bay Area Bassist/Composer Fred Randolph To Release 3rd CD "Song Without Singing," On August 28, 2015
Randolph's mastery of a variety of instruments, his studies of arranging and composing, his globe-spanning tastes in music, and his extensive on-the-job training in jazz, blues, Latin, and Americana groups, as well as with European classical ensembles, are evident in the boldly eclectic body of music ...
Natalie Jean Releases New French Album "Lecon D'Amour"
Dynamic artist Natalie Jean announces the release of her new French music album entitled "Lecon D'Amour." The jazz songstress and one of the Top Five Vocalists in the Singer Universe Vocalist of the Month for June 2014, mentioned that Lecon D'Amour is her much-anticipated album. This is dedicated to ...
Holland Phillips Releases Fourth Album 'Daydream Alley'
On multi-instrumentalist Holland Phillips' fourth album, Daydream Alley, he blends the sounds of piano, synthesizer, violin, a string section, chimes, bass, drums, oboe, bassoon, sax, percussion, electric piano, French horns, trombones, B3 organ, harpsichord, chimes, flute, percussion and more. "However," ...
Neil C. Young Brings The Jazz With Brand New 'Encemble' Album
A hugely talented writer and guitarist based in West Yorkshire, Neil C. Young - not to be confused with his well-known singer-songwriter namesake - is a specialist in instrumental jazz in the vein of George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Pat Metheny and John Scofield.
Revered by those who know the genre, ...
Groove Therapy: Contemporary Jazz Singer Carol Duboc Keeps Her Diary Open On "Colored Glasses"
On Carol Duboc's deeply personal 2013 release, "Smile," the contemporary jazz singer-songwriter opened up in a way that she had never done so before, revealing the pain and heartache involved with dissolving her marriage while being the mother of a young daughter. She described writing the album with ...
Made In New York Jazz Competition Announces Special Partnership With An Emmy Award Official Photographer And Jazz Fan Andy Filimon
The Made in New York Jazz competition and the artists surrounding it are becoming more popular than ever. Recently, in exciting news, the organization announced a special relationship with in-demand New York City photographer and jazz enthusiast Andy Filimon to photograph jazz artists in concerts, rehearsals ...
University Of Miami Senior Releases New Music Video On Youtube
Sometimes the most simple pieces of art are the most beautiful
Its been three years in the making and Jared Dylan, a full time UM student, has now released the new video for his original song, "Symphony". "Symphony" is the first single off Jared's new EP "The Man Behind The Mask" and has been in the ...
25 Grammy's At The 2015 Annual Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival
JAZZ, LATIN, BRAZILIAN, MAMBO, POP - The 18th Annual Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival runs August 21, 22, 23, 2015 at Esther Short Park in Vancouver, Washington. The Festival is "…the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest…" (ABC TV KATU 2, Portland, Oregon) and is recognized by musicians, ...
Tenor Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis Releases Days Of Freeman, A Tribute To His Hip-hop Roots - Album Available Now
Visionary composer and tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis's bravest, yet most palpable artistic feat, Days Of FreeMan, opens with a poignant and profound introductory monologue from a maternal sage. She says: "The best thing of living is living who you are. You can't be somebody else; you gotta be ...
Klezmer/Jazz Fusion Group Klazz-Ma-Tazz Release Tangibility
Klezmer/Jazz fusion group Klazz-Ma-Tazz will release its debut album Tangibility on OneTrickDog* Records. Founded by violinist and composer Benjamin Sutin, in 2014, Klazz-Ma-Tazz blurs the boundaries of labels and genres. Rooted in the jazz idiom, the music reflects the influences of folk music from ...
All That Jazz: Natixis Global Asset Management To Celebrate Its Jazz Ambassador Project During 2015 Newport Jazz Festival
Natixis Global Asset Management will revel in the power of jazz with music lovers of all ages during the legendary Newport Jazz Festival this July 31 to August 2. During the event, featuring three days of jazz on four different stages at beautiful Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, Natixis ...
Ad Exec Phil Danter Wins 2 Songwriting Contests In The Last Month
"Round 2 is a pretty terrific album; an easy transition for pop enthusiasts into more cerebral stuff and has enough strong performances to keep serious jazzers satisfied" Music Blogger Trevor Shaw
One high-flying advertising executive has made an unusual career move - swapping ads for jazz riffs ...
Con Funk Shun Percussionist D. Edward To Release New Single And Video "Hold On"
Following the release of his critically acclaimed new single "Show Me", Con Funk Shun percussionist D. Edward is releasing a new single and video titled "Hold On"! The song is taken from his 'Love Is' album which was released worldwide on October 21st, 2014. Two years in the making, the album features ...
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 ...