Darren Barrett's Trumpet Vibes Pays Tribute To "The Music Of Amy Winehouse"
Trumpeter Darren Barrett, winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, was flipping through cable television channels while taking a break from a recording session when he stumbled upon a live concert by Amy Winehouse. He had heard the buzz about the unconventional British ...
Kiki Sanchez "Jazz Big Band Project"
The extraordinary producer, composer, arranger, and pianist Luis Enrique "Kiki" Sanchez has released "Too Many Notes," his latest single and the first track of the forthcoming "Kiki Sanchez Jazz Big Band Project", a project featuring his arrangements and compositions.
The underlying concept is ...
The Jazz Community Mourns The Loss Of Reade Street Records Musician And BMI Jazz Pioneer: Tenor And Baritone Saxophonist Charles Davis
Jazz musician Charles Davis, on tenor saxophone at Minton's Playhouse in Harlem.... plays with his usual lucidity, focus, and incisiveness, qualities that explain why he has been called upon by such a wide range of artists over his long career, from Billie Holiday and Ben Webster, to John Coltrane and ...
Future-Soul Beats Go Brazilian In The Bay Area
Brazilian fingerstyle guitar and melodic future-soul jazz, combine with surf rock and a hip-hop backbone beat as Getaway Dogs release the second single, “Excuses/Opinions” off of their album, Lost In The Ebb, due out August 19. All of these elements are mixed in with a resounding, sweet vocal presence ...
Neil C. Young Brings Trio Of Bass, Guitar And Drums In New Track 'Noo One'
The Yorkshire based Jazz influenced guitarist and song writer Neil C. Young releases a single track ‘Noo One’ which follows the success of his previous album ‘Encemble’.
The track seamlessly blends together bass guitars, drums and a jazz inspired guitar melody with crowd pleasing results, on this ...
Saxophonist Steve Cole's Entrancing "Mirage" Poised To Top The Billboard Chart
When saxman Steve Cole takes the stage Friday night at the Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival in Norfolk, Virginia, he will celebrate the release of his eighth album, “Turn It Up,” while on the precipice of adding another No. 1 Billboard single to his burgeoning catalogue of hits. The Artistry Music release ...
Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide: Spoken Word/Jazz Ensemble Copus Blends Jazz And Classical Music With Spoken Word On Their Latest CD Release "Aspects"
Royal and I formed COPUS years ago with the idea of bridges - between words & music, between the university & the street, between ages & races, between classical & jazz. The word COPUS is an acronym for Creation Of Peace Under Stars ~ Wendy Loomis
COPUS is a spoken word/jazz ensemble that presents ...
James Lee Stanley "Alive At Last - In Philadelphia" Coming September 9, 2016
James Lee Stanley has long been known for his meticulous production, from his 20 solo albums to his celebrated All Wood and Stones releases with John Batdorf; All Wood and Doors with Cliff Eberhardt; the three duet albums with Peter Tork and the Two Man Band Two releases with Chicago genius Michael ...
Joe Lovano To Release 2005 Newport Jazz Festival Recording Featuring Hank Jones, George Mraz & Lewis Nash
On July 29, Joe Lovano will add the 25th album to his remarkable Blue Note catalog with the release of Classic! Live At Newport. The pre-order for the album launched today on iTunes along with the release of the lead track "Big Ben" which can be streamed on our exclusive Apple Music playlist Blue Note ...
Blue Note France Signs Fatima; Reissues Her Acclaimed 2014 Album "Yellow Memories"
Swedish-born, London-based singer-songwriter Fatima has signed to Blue Note France, and will soon begin recording her label debut which will be released globally in 2017. Blue Note has reissued her 2014 album Yellow Memories, making the acclaimed LP available today for download and streaming. Fatima's ...
American Quartet Forefront Wins Barbershop World Championship After Seven Years Chasing Gold
Hailing from Indiana, Indianapolis, and Kentucky, Barbershop quartet Forefront (Drew Wheaton, tenor; Kevin Hughes, lead; Brian O'Dell, bass; Aaron Hughes, bari) took home the Barbershop World Quartet gold medal on Sat., July 9, winning over 58 quartets from around the world in Saturday night's finals ...
Third Annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World Festival Announces Schedule For Saturday, July 16
Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World Festival has announced the full schedule for their third annual festival in Queens, where Armstrong famously resided for more than twenty years. Taking place at the historic Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, July 16, this daylong event will celebrate the life ...
Herb Alpert Catalogue Confirmed For World Wide Re-Issue: 25+ Albums Remastered And Available September 9, 2016
Following the hugely successful re-release of 'Whipped Cream & Other Delights' and 'Christmas Album' at the end of 2015, on September 9 2016, legendary musician HERB ALPERT will re-release 24 classic albums from his illustrious career on CD with a further four titles to be released on LP.
"Judy Garland Greatest Hits Live" Limited Edition Colored Vinyl Set For Release Via Amazon On Savoy Jazz Now!
Savoy Jazz is excited to announce the release of "Judy Garland Greatest Hits Live" on limited edition audiophile quality colored vinyl as part of Amazon's "Prime Day" sale today. This special reissue includes recordings taken from the legendary CBS Television series "The Judy Garland Show"â€”which ran ...
Michael Sheridan Quartet At Barbes On July 24, 2016
Acclaimed classical and jazz guitarist Michael Sheridan returns to Barbes with his new band on Sunday, July 24th at 7:00pm. Renowned for his unique arrangements of traditional folk dances from Europe and South America, Sheridan now explores his art with a new quartet. In addition to Sheridan on ...
Nels Cline Releases New Single + Video For "I Have Dreamed" From His Blue Note Debut "Lovers" Out 8/5
Guitarist Nels Cline has released "I Have Dreamed," another new offering from his stunning double-album Lovers, which will be released August 5 on Blue Note Records. The Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II standard is the 3rd single to be released from Lovers along with Cline's original "The Bed We ...
Corey Henry Of The Treme Funktet Playing CD Release Show Today
“Henry and his band, the Treme Funktet, showed exactly why New Orleans is known as "The City That Care Forgot," getting hips and bottoms moving with music that deftly blended all the sounds you might hear while wandering in the Treme neighborhood.” - Nola.com
The former leader of the Little Rascals ...
Bigshot Records To Stream Video Of Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert Featuring The Brian Choper Jazz Project With Peter Cannella
"Sinatra fans are in for an unforgettable experience," said drummer Brian Choper. "We plan to mix it up by throwing in a Michael Buble' version of a Sinatra tune, and there will be a few surprises."
BigShot Records will celebrate pop and jazz legend Frank Sinatra by streaming a full-length video ...
Keyboardist Bob Baldwin's "The Brazilian-American Soundtrack" Is A Sprawling Urban-Jazz Exploration Through Rio
As the eyes of the world focus on Rio de Janeiro this summer, Red River Entertainment released a generous 26-song double disc of authentic Brazilian jazz rhythms and distinctly American R&B grooves on Friday from keyboardist Bob Baldwin entitled “The Brazilian-American Soundtrack.” The Grammy-nominated ...
Innovative Jazz Fusion Group Project Grand Slam To Release New Single "The Rescue" On July 1, 2016
Project Grand Slam, the jazz-rock fusion group whose frontman is bassist Robert Miller, will be releasing the first single from their upcoming album The Queen's Carnival on July 1. This single, "The Rescue," draws from a variety of influences and highlights Miller's unique approach to blending the sounds ...
Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell Releases New Single "I Concentrate On You" Celebrating Cole Porter's Musical Legacy And His Historic 125th Birthday
Early in her education as a vocalist, Russell was heavily influenced by Cole Porter's music, which is why she chose to release Cole Porter's "I Concentrate on You". Honoring Cole Porter's musical legacy, Kris Russell is excited to build on that momentum with the launch of her new single in Europe and ...
New York Wine Events Launches "Jazz In The Vines", Featuring Grammy Nominee Richard Elliot And Perennial Long Island Favorite Matt Marshak
New York Wine Events has announced two (2) concerts "in the vines" that will bring world-class musical performers to the Long Island Wine Country. Steps away from the grape vines that produce award-winning wines, guests will be treated to the sounds of award-winning jazz while enjoying the hospitality, ...
Lemon Aid: "Instrumental Magic 2" To Benefit Lighthouse For The Blind
Continuing the legacy of benevolence that began ten years ago when the late music industry legend Henry Stone discovered blind saxophonist Jeff Zavac and featured him on “Instrumental Magic,” generating over one million dollars in contributions to the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind - the organization ...
The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6
Between them, Take 6 and The Manhattan Transfer boast a remarkable 20 Grammys, and a range of styles that cover nearly every genre of popular music; from jazz to swing, from gospel to R&B. Now, two of the most acclaimed, award-winning vocal groups in music are combining forces for an unforgettable concert ...
Vocalist, Redora Caruso Performs Her Debut Solo Album Of Jazz Standards Entitled "My Funny Valentine"
Redora Caruso is no stranger to a lit up stage of funky rhythms engulfed in jazz and blues flavorings. Her sizzling vocals and execution of all styles range from Jazz standards to Disco, Motown, R&B and Blues.
Featured this week on The Jazz Network Worldwide: Vocalist, Redora Caruso performs her ...
Imagineer Corrado Rustici Explores Expressive New Sonicscapes Using Only The Guitar On "Aham," Arriving July 15
Eager to emerge from the “trance” and “lack of imagination” plaguing electric guitarists for the past several decades, Corrado Rustici devoted six years to exploring sounds and expansive musical contexts utilizing only the guitar as his field of experimentation and expression. The imaginative results ...
Jazz-Fusion Legends Brand X Reunite To Tour US Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Legendary Jazz-Rock-Fusion band BRAND X has reunited and is preparing to celebrate their reunion with a Fall 2016/Spring 2017 U.S. tour, including a headline performance at Progtoberfest in Chicago on October 21st. Also on this initial run will be shows in Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland and Boston to ...
Magnet's Push To Redefine "Global Warming"
There is nothing in the ten new songs that make up Jack Magnet’s Woodward Avenue Records’ debut, “Global Warming,” released Friday, that will inflame naysayers who deny climate change or its impact on the environment. It’s not that kind of album. Iceland’s popular musical export is on an entirely different ...
Lanzallamas At Moca June 24
June 24: Jazz at MOCA presents Lanzallamas Monofonica in a FREE concert from 8 to 9:15 PM. MOCA is located at 770 NE 125th Street in North Miami. For more info visit mocanomi.org. Music program curated by KCC Productions.
Lanzallamas Monofonica is an ensemble charged with melodic fire and global ...
WSJ Premieres New Kandace Springs Song - On Tour Now, Album Out 6/24
Rising singer-pianist Kandace Springs has premiered her song "Neither Old Nor Young" at Wall Street Journal. The song is off her debut full-length Soul Eyes, out June 24th via Blue Note Records.
Listen to "Neither Old Nor Young" at Wall Street Journal: