Troy Roberts: Video Premier | Through The Eyes Of Psychoville
"Roberts is a master of the modern jazz sound, incorporating odd time signatures, extended forms and a vast array of feels, while still maintaining a clear post-bop musical language that places the music firmly in the jazz genre. This ensemble is on fire! Roberts, like Joshua Redman, has a strong command ...
Jazz Saxophonist Sam Rucker Releases New Album "Redemption" Out August 24, 2018
One of the first songs that urban-jazz saxophonist Sam Rucker recorded for his third album, "Redemption," was the soothing "Overcomer," on which he emotes intimately on soprano sax during an uplifting exchange with a guitar duo comprised of his nephew, Justin Taylor, and John Calisto. Tragically, both ...
MJF Announces 2018 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members And Tour
Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce the 2018 members of its Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, the Festival's internationally-renowned high school all-star big band, featuring the best high school jazz musicians in the country.
Twenty-one of the nation's most talented high school musicians ...
Jazz Vocalist, Wendy Lee Taylor Releases New Album "Remembering Fred Astaire"
Fred Astaire holds a special place in Wendy Lee Taylor's heart for he is the quintessential charming hero of so many timeless musicals and his gravity defying grace, rhythm and creativity continue to inspire thousands.
Wendy Lee Taylor became passionate about dance and music as a child, and after ...
Lost Studio Album From John Coltrane, Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album, Is Finally Available Now - 55 Years After It Was Recorded
55 years after it was recorded, John Coltrane's studio album Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album is finally available today on Impulse! (Verve Label Group)/Universal Music. Recorded at Van Gelder Studios in 1963 with the Classic Quartet (John Coltrane, Jimmy Garrison, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones), ...
Tony Bennett Will Release Cole Porter & Gershwins Duet Albums
Tony Bennett, who turns 92 this year, is in talks to be releasing two duets albums, one featuring Cole Porter songs and one with songs from the Gershwins. According to reports, the rumors may be true about an upcoming sequel to Bennett's hit album "Cheek to Cheek" with Lady Gaga. The follow up album ...
Belfast Blues/Jazz/Hip-Hop With A Difference
Gritty, honest and not shying away from his inner self, step into the world of Singer-Songwriter John Andrews with his colourful characters and lessons learned.
As a child growing up in a religious background in East Belfast, John attended one of Ian Paisley's churches from an early age, where his ...
The Mattson 2 Announce Mattson 2 Play A Love Supreme
The Mattson 2, the virtuosic guitar-and-drums jazz duo of twin brothers Jonathan and Jared Mattson, announced Mattson 2 Play A Love Supreme, their full album cover of John Coltrane's 1964 masterpiece. The record is due on August 17 on Spiritual Pajamas and finds the brothers translating the iconic saxophonist's ...
Pat Metheny Elected Into Royal Swedish Academy Of Music
Pat Metheny has been elected into the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Music. Founded in 1771 by King Gustav III, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. The academy's purpose is to promote art music and musical life. It shall thus follow developments within Swedish ...
Lagond's Live! From The Haven Present An Evening Of Jazz Improvisation
Lagond's LIVE! from The Haven (9 Haven Street) welcomes Jerad Lippi (drums), Rick Rosato (bass) and Jean-Michel Pilc (pianist) for an evening of dynamic musical explorations and jazz improvisation on Saturday, June 30 at 7:00 p.m.
The Opening Act: Lagond graduate Henry Mermer (from Briarcliff) ...