New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With More Than Three Decades Of Support From Yamaha Drums
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (NOJHF) recently marked its 50th consecutive year as a premier music event in Louisiana, with Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) serving as the official drum sponsor for more than 34 years. For two four-day weekends from April 25 to May 5, hundreds of thousands ...
Pat Battsttone, The Last Taxi: New Destinations - Battstone's 8th Album
Patrick Battstone began performing music professionally at the age of 14, playing in various rock, blues, and R&B bands in South Western Ohio. By the time he was 18, he had received lessons from Stan Kenton and Gary Burton, had been mentored by Oscar Treadwell (Oska T), and had played with James Brown's ...
Coniece Washington - Shades Of Shirley Horn - Sophomore Release
The Big Easy
111 South Warren Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608
Sun, May 12 @ 3:00PM — 6:00PM
Enjoy the music and the great food with Pianist Adam Faulk and Bassist Lee Smith. Tickets are only $20.00
DC Jazz Festival
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street NW, ...
Larry Corban - Emergence Featuring: Harvie S, James Weidman, Steve Williams & Jerry Bergonzi
Larry Corban is a New York City jazz guitarist and composer with 5 CDs out as a bandleader. His rhythm section of choice is the Aperturistic Trio (pianist James Weidman, bassist Harvie S, drummer Steve Williams). Alto saxophonist, Steve Slagle, guested for 3 cuts on his fourth CD, Corban Nation. Corban ...
Guitarist Craig Sharmat Releases Gypsy-Jazz Inspired Album "Nouveau" To Smooth Jazz Audiences
Instead of immediately following up his hit 2013 urban jazz album Bleu Horizons with a like-minded sequel, guitarist Craig Sharmat immersed in the music scene of his new adopted hometown of Santa Barbara and formed The Idiomatiques - which became the first Gypsy Jazz band in history to score a hit on ...
Esperanza Spalding Unveils "How To" From 12 Little Spells - Out On Digital/Physical Formats On May 10, 2019
Today Esperanza Spalding has released more new music from her 12 Little Spells project in advance of release next week, when the album will be available in physical and download formats for the first time (May 10/Concord Records). Listen to "How To" here: https://found.ee/Esperanza_HowTo_Sp
Eyal Vilner Big Band - New CD, Swing Out! July Of 2019 Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing
The Eyal Vilner Big Band celebrates the release of its latest album Swing Out!, the fourth effort from the critically acclaimed ensemble, that follows the trajectory of its previous three discs (Introducing the Eyal Vilner Big Band, Almost Sunrise and Hanukkah) of advancing the tradition of big band ...
PJ Morton Hosts The Buddy Bolden Block Party, Kicking Off Initiative To Restore New Orleans Home Of Jazz's Forgotten Father
From 4pm-7pm CDT this Thursday, May 2nd, PJ Morton hosts The Buddy Bolden Block Party, kicking off his new initiative to restore the home and enrich the legacy of New Orleans' forgotten father of jazz, Charles "Buddy" Bolden. While the on-location event is free and open to the public, featuring food, ...
Jazz Guitarist Chris Standring Reimagines His Best
Over twenty years and twelve albums into his career as a solo artist, chart-topping guitarist Chris Standring had no interest in putting out a typical "best of" album. After a gig, a fan approached him with a novel idea that did get his creative wheels spinning.
"I had thought about releasing a ...
Downtown Inks Deal To Represent George Gershwin Catalog, Including Hundreds Of Previously Unpublished Songs
Downtown Music Publishing has signed a publishing administration and catalog marketing agreement for the George Gershwin catalog with the Godowsky family and Heyward Memorial Fund, respective successors to the historic American songwriter and Porgy and Bess authors DuBose and Dorothy Heyward. In addition ...