Legendary Conga Player Giovanni Hidalgo Fundraiser Hosted At London's Jazz Cafe October 4th
A benefit event for Grammy Award-winning conga player, Giovanni Hidalgo is scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th at London's Jazz Café. Hosted by Jamiroquai percussionist, Sola Akingbola, the evening will feature some of the UK's top percussionists in a night of explosive Afro-Latin jazz-funk including ...
Jazz Artist Bob Holz To Release Album Featuring Bassist Stanley Clarke
Jazz fusion composer and drummer Bob Holz will begin recording with bassist Stanley Clarke in September for his next album due out Spring of 2018. "This collaboration with the jazz star and Return to Forever bassist/composer, Stanley Clarke will involve the recording of new compositions I wrote that ...
Guitarist H Allan Rocks "Stiletto Heels"
Like most guitar players who came of age in the 80s, H Allan was an Eddie Van Halen disciple and he loved to shred. The wannabe rocker never would have imagined that one day he would release a cover version of a tune by smooth jazz sax star Richard Elliot as his debut single, but that's what will happen ...
Accomplished Entertainer, Joshua Rich Signs With SRI Jazz
SRI Jazz is proud to announce the signing of Joshua Rich, a multi-faceted and accomplished entertainer, pianist, composer, vocalist, actor, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker and teaching artist. A self-taught piano prodigy at the age of 8, Joshua has been sharing his keyboard prowess and engaging ...
Brian Hudson Releases New Album "Next Level"
Brian Hudson is an Atlanta based drummer and studio musician whose debut jazz/fusion album, Next Level, was released worldwide on August 18, 2017. In addition to his own band, Hudson performs as a member of roots rock band Memory Dean, soul/funk band Soulhound and with various other artists. Hudson ...
Dave Askren & Jeff Benedict Are At It Again - Come Together - Tapestry Records
Talk about musical pedigree, and one of the names that comes to mind almost immediately is Dave Askren. Previous albums have included a Re: Bill Evans, a guitar trio tribute to the iconic pianist, forays into Latin jazz, Rhubumba and Trio Nuevo +, and appearances in multiple settings such as big band ...
Andrew Heller Releases "Sinatra - All The Way" With The Nelson Riddle Orchestra
Today, DiamonDisc Records announced that vocalist, tenor Andrew Heller has completed recording his second homage release to Ole Blue Eyes with the world famous Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
The new release entitled, "All The Way" is a solid collection of timeless world famous numbers that include such ...
Sax-Vocalist Michael J. Thomas Is "Driven" To Compete With An Upbeat And Diverse Passion Project
No sophomore slump for contemporary jazz-pop artist Michael J. Thomas, who released his second album, "Driven," on Friday on the Harbor Breeze Records imprint. The ten-song set burst out of the gate jolted by a wave of national airplay for the first single, "Baby Coffee," earning Billboard most-added ...
Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold's Upcoming Album 'The Mugician' Set For Release On September 29, 2017
Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world's most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release 'The Mugician' on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records.
Long known as the artist's artist - he has worked with Maxwell, Common, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Eminem and ...
Saxophonist Will Donato Goes 'Supersonic' With His 7th Release On Innervision Records Due Out 8/18
National Recording Artist/Saxophonist Will Donato's current hit radio single, "SUPERSONIC" is the title cut off the new CD release "SUPERSONIC." The CD features a virtual "Who's Who" of the very best in the Groove music genre including Jeffrey Carruthers, Darren Rahn, Tony Moore, Steve Oliver, Byron ...
Urban Renewal Project Album Out 9/15, Music Ninja Premieres "Road To Victory"
Resonance Records is proud to announce the launch of its new label imprint Fastrac Records, a new imprint focusing on new recordings of contemporary and emerging artists in jazz, soul, hip-hop, funk, latin and more. Fastrac will debut with the release of The Urban Renewal Project — 21st Century Ghost, ...
Guitarist Dee Brown's New Single "Hey Baby" Is All About Shaunia
Most love songs are created and inspired by real love and true emotions. dee Brown attests to that on his new single "Hey Baby" written for and inspired by dee's fiancé Shaunia Edwards who tragically passed away in 2016. "She was the reality of my dreams," Says dee. "A woman that was sent to make me ...
20th Anniversary Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival Presents Internationally Acclaimed Jazz & Blues Lineup
The 20th Anniversary Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is August 25, 26, 27, 2017 at Esther Short Park in Vancouver, Washington USA. Called "…the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest…" (ABC TV KATU 2, Portland, OR) the event is recognized by musicians and fans as one of the best music festivals ...
Drummer Tony Allen Releases New Single "Push And Pull"
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. Today, Allen released the album's second single "Push ...
Geoff Alpert To Perform Live On Smooth Saturdays With Ayesha August 5th
This morning Michel B. Sutton, President, Imerica Entertainment, announced that jazz trombonist extraordinaire Geoff Alpert will be Ayesha's guest on "Smooth Saturdays With Ayesha". Smooth Saturdays With Ayesha is a combination radio and internet tv talk show based in Los Angeles. Along with the ...
Jazz Vocalist Astrid Kuljanic Releases New Album Riva
Accomplished jazz vocalist Astrid Kuljanic will release her new project of traditional folk and jazz-influenced work October 24th with a cross-cultural group of musicians, Transatlantic Exploration Company. Taking advantage of the diverse musical cultures in New York City, Kuljanic has explored Jazz, ...
Cool Jazz With A Sultry Sound: Award-winning Jazz Singer Kathy Sanborn Takes A Deep Dive Into Love With Recollecting You
Kathy Sanborn is a proven talent as a singer/composer/lyricist/producer/arranger, and in her newest release Recollecting You, she more than proves she knows her way around a love song. The 2015 American Songwriting Award winner presents an album that critic Dee Dee McNeil says is "cozy, soft, and sexy," ...
Jazz Trumpeter Ilya Serov Swinging His Way Through Summer In The Studio
Jazz trumpeter Ilya Serov has been cooped up in the recording studio all summer working on his second album, but Tuesday night in Laguna Beach, tooke a break to make the live performance debut of the first single, "Swing 42," featuring the dapper swingman dueting with Grammy winner and Oscar-nominated ...
Duane Forrest Announces 'The Climb'; New Album Due Out August 11th Via Traaxx Music
The traveller's experience is one envied by many. Throughout his life, Duane Forrest, the newest artist to be signed to Traaxx Music, has been in the thick of many cultures, and now residing in Toronto, has previously had the luck to have lived in Mexico, Honduras, and Puerto Rico amongst others. Perhaps ...
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, ...