The Kiki Sanchez Latin Jazz Ensemble At Arts Garage On September 9, 2017
September 9 at 8 PM: Among the new generation of young Afro-Peruvian Jazz musicians that are emerging on the national Jazz scene is pianist Kiki Sanchez. Born in Lima Peru, Sanchez began playing piano at age 11. Later he moved to Miami, Florida, where he continued studying piano as well as cultivating ...
"Dear Friend": Jazz Fusion Keyboardist Patrick Bradley Honors Tangible And "Intangible" Influences On His Fourth Album, Due August 25
Τhe spiritually-minded jazz fusion keyboardist Patrick Bradley doesn't need a special occasion like marking his tenth anniversary as a recording artist to acknowledge his inspirations both tangible and divine. However, "Dear Friend," the first single from his forthcoming fourth album, "Intangible," ...
Dave Kline Band Releases New Album "Shifting Borders" On September 1, 2017
Dave's European roots led to an exploration of music from around the world - including middle eastern, African, Asian, flamenco, Caribbean, Latin and other influences - fused with the blues, rock and folk he grew up with in London. Classical upbringing on the violin gave him chops. Jamming on contemporary ...
Bob Mundy Releases "Love To Me" On October 2, 1027
"Love To Me" is Bob Mundy's much anticipated follow up to his hit 1st album "Something Beautiful". It's a smart & alluring look at the kaleidoscopic and contradictory allure of Love!
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"Bob, I love your voice!" -Betty Buckley, ...
Esperanza Spalding's New Work 'Exposure' To Be Composed And Recorded Over 77 Hours Beginning September 12, 2017
For her new work entitled 'Exposure,' composer, vocalist and bassist Esperanza Spalding will create a new album in just 77 hours, every second of the process livestreamed for a global audience via Facebook Live. The three-day event will begin on September 12th at 9AM Pacific Time via Esperanza's Facebook ...
NPR Music Premieres The Pollyseeds' Video For "Intentions"
"An LA supergroup has made the album of the summer - and it's jazz." - The Times of London
"Terrace Martin's work as a bandleader comes into focus with quiet storm, R&B, and deep grooves that show the composer and instrumentalist making strides." - Pitchfork
"...an album that's part smooth ...
Andy Adamson Quintet - First Light
The saxophone solo soars and cries with abandon, and it is as if the other instruments are determined to intensify in their own ways to meet its fervor. -Dodie Gould, Lemonwire
The band has a virile and muscular sound, while the leader's full fisted chords charging ahead with Taylor ...
Vocalist, Shelley Burns With Her CD "Lucky To Be Me" With Jason Wanner And A Sneak Peek Of Her New Single "Moon River"
Shelley Burns has been performing professionally all of her life, and is regarded as a premier jazz vocalist on the west coast. Having been afforded to perform on jazz festivals in the U.S, Scotland and Canada, and continues to seek jazz stages worldwide. She performs with Bill Dendle and Eddie Erickson ...
Afrobeat Legend Tony Allen To Release "The Source"; Debut Blue Note Album Out 9/8
On September 8, Afrobeat legend Tony Allen will release The Source, the Nigerian-born Paris-based drummer's debut full-length album for Blue Note Records, following the tantalizing 4-track EP release A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. The album pre-order launched today along with the release ...
High Hopes Brain Injury Program Celebrates 19th Year With Eric Marienthal And Friends Jazz Concert With Special Guests Oleta Adams And David Benoit
"For more than 19 years, Eric Marienthal and Friends Jazz Concert has played an integral role in raising the funds needed for High Hopes Brain Injury Program' - Mark Desmond, Director/Instructor and Developer of High Hopes Brain Injury Program.
High Hopes Brain Injury Program, a non-profit organization, ...
Trumpeter Preston Smith Releases His Innervision Debut Album "On The Surface" July 21st
Innervision Records recording artist and multi-award winning trumpeter Preston Smith comes from Houston, Texas. "On the Surface" features Smith's own writing along with original writing by Cory James, Roderick Allen, Kiland, and Frank McComb.
The album features Danny Kusz, Althea Rene', Andre Hayward, ...
Jazz-Fusion Legends Weather Report's Classic Album "Ηeavy Weather" To Be Released On Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
Jazz aficionados rejoice! Mrshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity is releasing pioneering jazz-rock fusion legends Weather Report's classic album Heavy Weather on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD! Heavy Weather remains the touchstone - and easily the best-selling album by Weather Report. Formed in 1971 and continuing ...
Roy Ayers Ubiquity Throws Out A 'Lifeline' Again
Originally released on Polydor, was among the most popular of the prolific vibraphonist-keyboardist-composer-vocalist Ayers' 20 albums for the label; the record is best known for containing one of the jazz-funk pioneer's most popular tracks and biggest singles, "Running Away," which peaked at No. 19 ...
Critical Acclaim For Brazilian Singer And Songwriter Bianca Rossini's New Bossa Nova Album, Vento Do Norte
Following the success of her previous albums Meu Amor and Kiss of Brasil, Bianca Rossini releases Vento do Norte, her latest collection of original bossa nova classics.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Bianca Rossini, on her new, critically acclaimed album Vento do Norte, masterfully establishes that there ...
Dwight & Nicole Release New Single, Video Coming Next Week, Single To Be Released As A 45 On Vinyl Later This Summer, New Album In The Fall
Dwight & Nicole just released their powerful new single, "Wait," on July 4th digitally, and the accompanying video is set for release on the morning of Monday, July 24th via the band's social media pages. Folks may already recognize one half of Dwight & Nicole, as Nicole Nelson was a finalist on "The ...
Ron Francis Blake, Poncho Sanchez, Seamus Blake, Walt Weiskopf And More
Ron Francis Blake is a Los Angeles based trumpet player and studio musician. Both his parents being musicians themselves, immersed him in the world of music by playing jazz records and his father quickly recognized Ron's passion for music. At the age of 9, his father bought him an old cornet that Ron ...
Introducing Anastasia Minster
Sometimes it's only when you look back that you're truly able to see. Such is the case with Moscow-born artist Anastasia Minster. Having captivated audiences for several years, Anastasia left her homeland for Toronto in 2014 and it's now apparent just how deeply Russia has seeped into her soul. It ...
JazzFest At Sea Presents A Lineup Of World-Renowned Traditional And Classic Jazz Artists
The 14th Annual JazzFest at Sea will take place onboard the MSC Divina, departing from Miami to the Southern Caribbean on January 3, 2018 for 11 nights, with stops in some of the best Caribbean islands including Antigua, Grenada, St. Kitts, Barbados and more.
Our next jazz ...
Scores Of Jazz Fans Planning A Summer Fling In Cancun
With more than a decade of planning music vacation experiences in alluring locales on land and at sea around the world, it should come as no surprise that in his second full year at the helm, Warren Hill has already doubled the number of festivalgoers preparing to end summer with a trek to his Cancun ...
World's Oldest Jazz Club Breathes New Life Into Genre By Introducing New, National And Emerging Artists
With jazz radio stations disappearing from the airways it has become increasingly harder for emerging artists to break onto the scene. Baker's Keyboard Lounge, in Detroit, is doing something about it.
I believe that music should be shared and I'm very fortunate that I get to help introduce such ...
Jazz Artist Bob Holz To Perform At The Northeast Jazz And Wine Festival
MVD Records and Paiste cymbals/Canopus drums artist Bob Holz (Larry Coryell Trio) will perform in concert at the eighth annual Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival in Syracuse, NY on Saturday July 29th,2017. The internationally acclaimed jazz fusion drummer/composer will co-headline the festival with his ...
Blair Crimmins Teaches You How To Sell Out In New Video "You Gotta Sell Something"
Atlanta-based Dixieland/Gypsy jazz artist Blair Crimmins released his new album You Gotta Sell Something! earlier this year via New Rag Records. Along with his 7-piece band The Hookers, You Gotta Sell Something! is their fourth studio record and delivers more of their signature supercharged ragtime ...
Author Trevor Barre Pens Second Book "Convergences, Divergences & Affinities: Further Beyond Jazz, The Second Wave Of English Free Improvisation, 1973-9"
The sub title of the book is "The Second Wave of Free Improvisation in England, 1973-9." It is the author's second self-published book about English Free Improvisation, and follows his "Beyond Jazz, The Golden Age of Free Music in London, 1966-72," an account of the genre's formative years. "Beyond ...
Montreux Jazz Festival, Where Legends Inspire Young Talents
Indeed, 10% of the purchase on any bottle of Clarendelle sold at the Festival or in the Montreux Jazz Cafes around the world will be donated to the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation. By purchasing Clarendelle, you are supporting the young artists of tomorrow!
During the spring of 2017, 10 young ...
Concert Jazz Pianist Barron Ryan Releases New Album The Masters' Apprentice
Barron Ryan, one of the most talented up-and-coming concert pianists in the country released his debut album, The Masters' Apprentice today!
Barron Ryan's love for music has always been divided. The son of two musicians, he grew up in a house filled with the sounds of artists ranging from Chopin to ...
Funk, Fatherhood And Motown Meet At The Intersection Of Jackiem Joyner's Sax-Powered "Main Street Beat"
Jackiem Joyner has spent a lot of time on airplanes this month to pave the way for the arrival of his sixth album, "Main Street Beat," a steamrolling sax set that was released Friday by Artistry Music/Mack Avenue Records. Jetting back and forth from his suburban Los Angeles base, Joyner is taking the ...
Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
"Brilliantly captures one of the great saxophonists in jazz - and probably its most revered living improviser - during one of his most intensely creative periods. Startling performances. His music is always revealing; so is this loving tribute." - Washington Post
"Revelatory and engrossing. A superb ...
Fourth Annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World Festival Announces Schedule For July 8, 2017
Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World has announced its full schedule for its fourth annual festival at the historic Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, the borough where Armstrong famously resided for more than twenty years.
On July 8th, this daylong event including live performance and various ...
Paul Kelly Readies New Album 'Life Is Fine' For August 11, 2017
To everything there is a season. For Paul Kelly, it's time to get the electric guitar out of the case to create one of the most powerful albums of his career.
That's Life Is Fine - due out in North America on Gawd Aggie/Cooking Vinyl via The Orchard on August 11, 2017 — in which Kelly fires up with ...
Tom Kohl - Dances With The Sun
From 1980 to 1985 Kohl attended UMass Amherst. Studying with saxophonists Archie Shepp and Marion Brown as well as gospel musician and scholar Horace Clarence Boyer. The rich jazz environment at UMass prepared Kohl well to eventually relocate back to the NYC area in 1985. For the next few years Kohl ...