Glen Naylor Releases "Where The Willows Weep"
Glen Naylor is an amazing songwriter. If you're looking for easy-listening tunes with wonderful jazz sensibilities, look no further - Glen Naylor fits all these descriptions and so much more.
Robert Glasper Returns To Acoustic Trio For New Album Out June 16, 2015
Glasper, Archer and Reid - who form the original trio featured on Glasper's first two Blue Note albums: Canvas (2005) and In My Element (2007) - reconvened at the legendary Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California in December to record Covered in front of an intimate live audience. The material mainly ...
Jazz Piano Wunderkind Joey Alexander Confirms Debut Album 'My Favorite Things' (Out 5/12 On Motema Music)
On May 12th, jazz piano wunderkind Joey Alexander will release his highly anticipated debut album 'My Favorite Things' on the Grammy-winning Harlem-based label Motema Music. The album finds Alexander playing everything from Coltrane to Rodgers and Hammerstein with a deft touch, adventurous spirit and ...
Inspired By Miles Davis And John Coltrane Groups Of 1960s, Aaron Comess Sets Straight Ahead Jazz Quintet CD For March 17, 2015
Inspired by the Miles Davis and John Coltrane groups of the early 1960s, drummer Aaron Comess has delivered by far his most straight ahead, purely-jazz album to-date, a high energy collection of originals and seminal covers inspired by an era that changed the course of his musical life. Soon to be ...
Marcus Miller Makes His Blue Note Debut With March Release Of "Afrodeezia"
Bassist/composer Marcus Miller has signed to Universal Jazz & Classics in France and will make his debut for Blue Note Records next month with the release of his new album Afrodeezia, which will be available March 16 in Europe and March 17 in the U.S. The album's lead single "Hylife" is available today ...
Winners Announced For 2014 Made In New York Jazz Competition
The winners of the second-annual 2014 have been announced. True to the competition's international claim, the winners of the 2014 competition came from four continents. Third place awarded to the Jan Prax Quartet from Germany, second awarded to Thana Alexa from the United States, and judges awarded ...
Vijay Iyer Trio's "Most Compelling So Far" (Downbeat): 'Break Stuff,' "A Dizzying Pinnacle Of Contemporary Jazz" (Gaurdian), Out Today ECM
Today, the Vijay Iyer Trio released their latest album, 'Break Stuff,' on ECM Records, and, despite their long-standing critical success, The New York Times calls it the trio's "best record" and The Guardian calls it "a dizzying pinnacle of contemporary jazz." Downbeat, in a 5 out of 5 star review, ...
Husband-And-Wife Tandem Dan And Cristina Handrabur Make Up What Is Weed!
The latest release from Weed contains many nuggets of musical works with ambient singer Cristina Handrabur that lends her beautifully distinctive vocals to songs on 'Visionary Sessions'. Both ( Dan and Cristina Handrabur) were both born in Bucharest Romania before each moved to live in Geneva. Dan began ...
Cunard To Host First-Εver Blue Note Records Cruise Aboard Queen Mary 2
Cunard and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records are proud to announce an exciting entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard's flagship, Queen Mary 2, on October 29, 2015. Guests onboard will embark on a very special Transatlantic Crossing, featuring intimate jazz performances by Blue Note ...
Grammy Winner And Diva Big Band Anchor Women In Jazz Programming
"Women have always played a significant role in developing the music through creative compositions, stellar performances and their work behind the scenes in presenting the music. Unfortunately, these contributions have gone either unrecognized or were written out of the history books. The American Jazz ...
Even Winter Storm Juno Couldn't Slow Him Down Stops Included Today, Bloomberg, MSNBC's Morning Joe, Huffpost Live & More
Anticipation was high going into his album release week so Grammy award-winning saxophonist, Kenny G wasn't about to let the treacherous weather conditions stop him from making a plethora of key NYC media appearances in support of his fourteenth studio album Brazilian Nights via Concord Records. The ...
Wauwau Adler Is Featured In Episode 16 Of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets Magazine
Wauwau Adler features in the 16th issue of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets digital magazine available exclusively on mobile iOS and Android devices. This edition includes captivating video performances of Adler with Robin Nolan, as well as 3 beginners guitar licks video lessons from the legend himself. Each ...
Paulus Schafer & Tim Kliphuis Are Featured In Episode 11 Of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets Magazine
Digital magazine Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets exclusively features Dutch guitar greats, Paulus Schafer & Tim Kliphuis, along with live music recordings and exciting guitar video lessons
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Paulus and Tim are like a modern day Django & Stephane and it's a privilege ...
Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo Gonzalo Bergara Is Featured In Episode 12 Of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets Magazine
Digital magazine Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets exclusively features American guitar greats, Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo, along with live music recordings and exciting guitar video lessons.
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Frank & Vinny are two jazz guitar masters who have no boundaries in the ...
Lollo Meier Is Featured In Episode 13 Of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets Magazine
Digital magazine Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets exclusively features Dutch guitar great, Lollo Meier, along with live music recordings and exciting guitar video lessons.
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It doesn't get much purer in the Django Reinhardt style than Lollo Meier. It's an education to ...
Audio Fidelity To Release Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr.'s Double-Grammy Award Winning Album "Winelight" On 5.1 Hybrid SACD
Jazz aficionados and high end audio enthusiasts alike are excited about the forthcoming release of jazz legend Grover Washington, Jr.'s "Winelight" album on 5.1 Hybrid SACD from Audio Fidelity in association with ETrain Records. With "Winelight", Grover Washington, Jr. produced a magical collection ...
Saxophonist Shashaty Set To Embark Upon A "Dream Ride" Leading To A "Brighter Day"
It's a new dawn for veteran contemporary jazz saxophonist ShaShaty, who will release his sixth album entitled "Brighter Day," on March 3 on the newly formed A.H.I. Records. His first collection comprised entirely of original songs in more than a decade, the set showcases the artist who had a hand in ...
Charles Lloyd Signs To Blue Note; Releases "Wild Man Dance" & Receives Nea Jazz Master Award In April
More than 50 years into an already legendary career, 2015 is shaping up to be a momentous year for Charles Lloyd. As reported today in The New York Times, the esteemed saxophonist and composer has signed with Blue Note Records and will release his first album for the iconic label in 30 years with the ...
Multi-instrumentalist Urban Blu
The Jazz Network Worldwide is proud to support Urban Blu's expertise as an accomplished producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist creating a non-traditional approach to jazz compositions as he climbs the Reverberation charts with his current single digital release of "Electric Winter".
Jose James To Release "Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday" On March 31, 2015
Acclaimed vocalist José James has announced a March 31, 2015 release for his new album Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday, a tribute to the legendary singer in honor of Holiday's 100th birthday. James celebrates the woman he refers to as his "musical mother" with this stunning set ...
John Coltrane - "So Many Things: The European Tour 1961"
"There are so many things to be considered in making music", John Coltrane told an interviewer during his first European tour as a bandleader in the autumn of 1961. "Many things on which I don't think I've reached a final conclusion."
Indeed, the music Coltrane made on this trip took audiences ...
Bluesman Bernard Allison Is In The Mix
Blues guitarist and singer Bernard Allison will release his first new studio album in six years, In the Mix, on March 17 from the Germany-based label, Jazzhaus Records. Produced and arranged by Bernard Allison, In the Mix features 10 tracks, including five originals, as well as covers of two songs from ...
Lourdes Duque Baron To Release New Version Of Jazz Hit "Table For Two" For The Silver Screen
"Table For Two" is an original song written and produced by Andrew Lane (multi-platinum music producer) specifically for Lourdes Duque Baron. He chose this song for Baron because of "her worldliness and her deep vocal sound." Lane also composed the arrangement. The song is playful and paints a picture ...
Jessi Teich Bares Her Twisted Soul On Stylish Crossover Record With A Jazz Spinal Cord, Paris-Recorded 'Poperatic' Album Twisted Soul
Commonly considered an old blues, jazz, and soul singer-songwriter trapped in a young woman's body, 10-time international songwriting award-winner JESSI TEICH (pronounced TEACH) brings a pop sensibility to her stylish new album, TWISTED SOUL, recorded in Paris and due March 3rd, 2015 on Madame Freak ...
Camera Soul Releases Third Studio Album, "Dress Code"
On January 20, 2015, Italian jazz-funk group Camera Soul will release its third studio album, 'Dress Code', through Azzurra Music in Europe and TIMKAT Entertainment in the Americas.
The 14-track 'Dress Code' comes as a progressive follow-up to 2013's 'Not For Ordinary People', and also heralds ...
Made In New York Jazz Competition Is Now Number One Jazz Competition On Google
The Made in New York Jazz Competition shows no signs of slowing down in the second running; Made In New York has is the most-searched jazz competition on Google. As the world's first online jazz competition, Made In New York now boasts over 22,000 registered users coming from 44 different countries. ...
The Jazz Network Worldwide Celebrates Its Seven Year Anniversary By Honoring Multi-instrumentalist Pete Harrisons Quality Music Service And Social Network
There comes a time in everyone's life when they have the chance to be recognized by a professional organization that can propel a business to the heights it deserves. Pete Harrison is a pianist, keyboardist, trombonist, arranger, composer, teacher, and singer who provides quality music services to clients ...
Les McCann's 'Invitation To Openness' CD Reissue And Book On The Horizon
Through the chart-topping 1969 song "Compared to What," Les McCann became known to thousands of people as an inspirational "soul-jazz" pianist and vocalist.
Since its first release in 1972, Les McCann's Invitation to Openness album (Atlantic Records) has remained a landmark statement in free-form improvisation ...
Kandace Springs Premieres "West Coast" Video
Singer and keyboardist Kandace Springs has premiered a new video for "West Coast," one of the four songs on her self-titled debut EP out now on Blue Note Records. Springs performed "West Coast" and the EP's lead single "Love Got In The Way" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tune in to ABC . The Kandace Springs ...
Have Guitar. Will Travel: Lawson Rollins Will Release His Fifth Album "Traveler," On February 17, 2015
Many people travel from an encapsulated distance, staying at posh brand name hotels and dining under the golden arches while others prefer to explore by blending amongst the natives for a more immersive and organic experience of the actual sights and sounds of a culture. Award-winning guitarist Lawson ...