Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett To Make Smith Center Debut In "George Bugatti's Piano Bar"
Antonia Bennett, daughter of legendary singer Tony Bennett, has been performing alongside her father since she could walk and talk. Some of her early performances were shared with legendary American icons such as Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie, Regis Philbin, and Don Rickles. Growing up with the likes ...
Hamilton's Leslie Odom, Jr. Joins The Line-Up Of Grammy And Tony Award Winning Artists Performing On Blue Note At Sea '18
Leslie Odom, Jr., best known for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway smash hit Hamilton, for which he took home both a Tony (for Best Actor in a Musical) and a Grammy (for Best Musical Theater Album), is set to bring his jazz chops to the forefront when he performs with his band on Blue Note at Sea ...
Superstar Harry Connick, Jr. To Sing National Anthem At The 143rd Kentucky Derby
Churchill Downs Racetrack today announced that multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick, Jr. will sing our national anthem at the 143rd Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
The multiple Grammy and Emmy award-winning entertainer and host and executive producer of ...
Guitarist Blake Aaron Is Sirius About Making It A "Vivid" Spring
Guitarist Blake Aaron has been featured multiple times on SiriusXM over the past week as part of Jazz Appreciation Month just as his vibrant new single, "VIVID," is preparing to bloom brightly. The third single issued in advance of his upcoming "Color and Passion" album, Aaron wrote and produced the ...
Doug Woolverton & Little Lightning Presents "A Tribute To Miles Davis", 2017
Doug Woolverton & Little Lightning Productions is pleased to announce, Doug Woolverton's originally produced and live performance, "A Tribute to Miles Davis" coming back August 3rd for the 2nd annual performance to the Jane Pickens theater in beautiful downtown Newport Rhode Island! On an annual basis ...
Celebrate International Jazz Day In Collins Park With Vivian Sessoms April 30
April 30, 4-7 PM: The Global Arts Project, Inc. and the Collins Park Neighborhood Association celebrate International Jazz Day with a FREE performance by vocalist Vivian Sessoms. Dr. Ed Calle's student jazz ensemble will open the afternoon, and there will be a farmer's market courtesy of the Market ...
Jazz Pianist Michael Wolff's First-Ever Solo Piano Album Confirmed For May 19th Release
Jazz Pianist Michael Wolff's First-Ever Solo Piano Album
Confirmed for May 19th Release
JAZZIZ Magazine Exclusively Premieres Two Tracks
While Recording 'Zenith', Wolff Recalled Intimate Childhood Moments Playing Piano for his Father
Acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Michael Wolff has confirmed ...
Guitarist Duane Betts Joins Jimmy Lumpkin & The Revival
Skate Mountain Records announces the newest addition to Jimmy Lumpkin & The Revival, guitarist Duane Betts, son of the legendary Allman Brothers guitar player Dickey Betts, formerly of the band Dawes. The signing comes just in time for Betts to perform with Jimmy Lumpkin & The Revival at the SouthSounds ...
Soil & "Pimp" Sessions Continues Their Death Jazz Attack Via "Black Track"
Jazz won't know what hit it. The artistic purveyors of a super intense, high-voltage brand of aggressive alternative jazz the band dubbed "Death Jazz," Soil & "Pimp" Sessions returns to the U.S. marketplace on April 14 with the release of their tenth album, "Black Track," which will be issued on the ...
Stereogum Premieres Christian Scott's New Track "Ruler Rebel" - Album Out March 31, 2017
Two-time Edison award winning, Grammy® nominated trumpeter, composer, producer, designer of innovative instruments and interactive media Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is set to release three albums to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the very first Jazz recordings of 1917. Collectively titled The ...
The French Horn Collective At Arts Garage April 16
April 16 at 7 PM: The French Horn Collective comes to Arts Garage in Delray Beach. They are an energetic and progressive band that performs an eclectic variety of Gypsy Jazz, Swing, and modern original French music throughout South Florida. Led by Parisian Musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, ...
Chicago Saxophonist Chris Greene Continues To Explore New Musical Territories On "Boundary Issues," Set For April 14 Release
Since coming of age as a saxophonist and bandleader, the young Chicago veteran Chris Greene has consistently reached across stylistic lines, upending expectations--his own as well as those of his listeners. He shows off that sensibility right from the start on his terrifically enjoyable new album, "Boundary ...
Thirty-Five National Music Artists Perform In Dallas First Annual Riverfront Jazz Festival
Dallas' first annual Riverfront Jazz Festival, presented and produced by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL), will host national music artists and highlight the city's charm and unique, diverse culture on Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2017 on three stages at the stately Horseshoe Park, ...
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
The City of Birmingham will be the site of an advance Alabama screening of the critically acclaimed Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, on Saturday, March 25, at 7:00pm. The film will be screened at what was formerly the 2nd Presbyterian Church on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus. ...
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: Vocalist, Gordon Michaels With His New Single "They Call It Stormy Monday."
Gordon Michaels is a versatile artist who can lean from show tunes to jazz, pop, R&B, gospel and even country. His latest single "They Call it Stormy Monday" is a soulful rendition of this well known standard.
I am excited about the opportunities to share my music worldwide on jazz stages and then ...
A Tree Grows' Debut LP Presents Buoyant Jazz Core
Following up their single 'Wau Wau Water', Brooklyn-based A Tree Grows present their self-titled debut album, set for release on March 17 through Rufftone Records, as well as their new video for 'Future Calculations'.
Involving some of the most talented musicians on the New York scene, they create ...
Cordames - Album "Promenade Andante" From Classic To Jazz
Promenade Andante is the name of the new album by two Bulgarian ladies who have been living in France for decades. This is their first joint project and features their own compositions. Stefka Miteva is a singer with a penchant for jazz, ethnic, she teaches music to non-professionals and conducts small ...
Jazz Pianist Ben Rosenblum Plays The Kitano In NYC
Pianist Ben Rosenblum will present unique solo piano programs each Tuesday in April at The Kitano, (66 Park Ave, no cover, $15 min food/drink charge), including: selected standards and originals (April 4), selections from unusual inspirations/sources (April 11); special guests (April 18); and selections ...
Baritone Saxophonist Jared Sims Celebrates Return To West Virginia From Boston With New Quintet Session "Change Of Address"
The title of baritone saxophonist Jared Sims's potent new CD refers to his "Change of Address" from Boston, where he'd studied, lived, and worked for 20 years, to Morgantown, West Virginia, where he's now heading up the jazz studies program at his alma mater, the University of West Virginia. Ropeadope ...
Drummer Louis Hayes Signs With Blue Note; Set To Release Horace Silver Tribute Album In May 2017
Legendary drummer Louis Hayes has signed with Blue Note Records and will release his label debut as a leader this May with Serenade for Horace, a tribute to the great pianist and bandleader Horace Silver. It was as a member of Silver's Quintet from 1956-1959 that Hayes was first introduced to the jazz ...
Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers' Shanti's Shadow Out June 2nd, Folk Alley Premieres "Lint Head Gal"
Austin, Texas' Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers will release the album Shanti's Shadow on June 2nd.
Folk Alley debuted the video for the lead single "Lint Head Gal," a stomping country blues song about a hard working, independent woman. "She loves music with her whole body," Folk Alley writes about her ...
Unearthed! Wes Montgomery/wynton Kelly: Smokin' In Seattle '66 - Out 4/22 & 5/19 (Resonance)
Resonance Records is proud to announce the release of Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966) captured live at the Penthouse jazz club in Seattle, WA on April 14 and 21, 1966. Smokin in Seattle marks the third commercially released live album of guitar ...
Brian Lynch & Spheres Of Influence At The Littman Theater, North Miami Beach
The City of North Miami Beach's Muti-Cultural Committee celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with a FREE concert featuring Grammy-winner Brian Lynch & Spheress of Influence, with special guest vocalist Kate Reid. The show will be at the Littman Theater, 17011 NE 19th Avenue, at 8 PM on April 15. Tickets ...
Julia Fordham Uses "The Language Of Love" To Romance And Seduce
According to singer-songwriter Julia Fordham, Ella Fitzgerald set the standard when it comes to tackling standards so she had to turn to other source material for her forthcoming collection, "The Language of Love," which will receive its U.S. and European release on April 14 from Red River Entertainment ...
Trombone Shorty Foundation's 5th Annual Shorty Fest Tickets On Sale Now
The fifth annual Shorty Fest, a benefit concert for the Trombone Shorty Foundation, will fill two stages at the House of Blues New Orleans with an incredible lineup of jazz, blues, funk, rock and soul artists on Thursday, May 4, 2017 - in between the two weekends of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage ...
Jazz-Americana Artist Bryan Cumming Releases New Jazz CD
As my music career has developed, I've found myself gravitating toward swing. It has a life-affirming tempo that expresses optimism, enthusiasm and energy. I hope my new album will inspire motion, inviting dancers to sway together and enjoy the moment,
Bryan Cumming, a jazz-Americana artist who ...
Gen-Xer Confronts Midlife In Her New Cabaret Show
Becca C. Kidwell sings of her Gen-X midlife exploration in her new cabaret act, "A Song & Its Girl" on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 4:30pm at Don't Tell Mama.
Following her first show, "Oh Fudge! I'm Forty!" at the Metropolitan Room, Becca returns to the cabaret stage at Don't Tell Mama, under direction ...
ALA.NI Announces Debut Album You & I Out May 12 On Missing Piece Records; "Darkness At Noon" Video Premieres Via Interview Magazine
On May 12, the British-born, Paris-based artist ALA.NI will release her debut album You & I through Missing Piece Records distributed via Caroline. With all songs written & produced by ALA.NI, the album was recorded in London at Owl Studios (owned by Sade's Andrew Hale) and Studio 13 (owned by Damon ...
Trombone Shorty To Release Blue Note Debut 'Parking Lot Symphony' 4/28
Trombone Shorty has announced an April 28 release date for Parking Lot Symphony, his debut album for Blue Note Records. The album pre-order launched today along with the irrepressible first single "Here Come The Girls," which is available now to download or stream. The album is a 12-track tour de force ...
Pianist Mike Longo's Consolidated Artists Productions To Release His New CD "Only Time Will Tell," March 31
Jazz piano master Mike Longo is joined on his new recording, "Only Time Will Tell," by simpatico colleagues Paul West on bass and Lewis Nash on drums for a deeply swinging trio session to be released by his Consolidated Artists Productions label on March 31. Longo, who had a long and fruitful association ...