Jazz Charmer Melissa Stylianou Conveys Intimate, Evocative Stories in Song with Silent Movie
Jazz Charmer Melissa Stylianou Conveys Intimate, Evocative Stories in Song with "Silent Movie"
The singer's fourth album - to be released in March 2012 by Anzic Records - presents her fresh takes on beloved jazz standards and left-field songs from Johnny Cash to Joanna Newsom, backed by ...
(Mar 08, 2012 - 12:41:51) [read more]
Ernie Andrews, Freddy Cole + More at 92Y Jazz in July - Tickets on Sale Today!
New York, NY: March 8, 2012 - 92nd Street Y announces the annual 92Y Jazz in July festival, which runs from Monday, July 16 to Thursday, July 26. This is pianist and Blue Note recording artist Bill Charlap's eighth year as 92Y Jazz in July's artistic director.
Charlap brings together ...
(Mar 08, 2012 - 11:09:04) [read more]
Jazz @ The Elks
The Plymouth Elks Lodge #1780 in Plymouth MI has Jazz @ The Elks in a beautiful club setting on the last Tuesday of every month from 7 pm to 10 pm. There is a $10 donation at the door which includes hors d'oeuvres. The Lodge is located at 41700 Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth MI. On March 27, 2012 we ...
(Mar 08, 2012 - 09:41:15) [read more]
9/11 HEALING SONG "TOWERS OF LIGHT" TO BE PERFORMED AT
"SONGS FOR HOPE" MEMORIAL CONCERT ON 3/11 ANNIVERSARY
New York songwriting team of Dr. Judy Kuriansky and Russell Daisey
travel to Tokyo for premiere performance of their song in Japanese by
noted Japanese opera singer Tomoko Shibata
New York, NY, March 7, 2012-Japanese soprano Tomoko Shibata will give the premier performance of the Japanese ...
(Mar 07, 2012 - 17:33:31) [read more]
"Meridies," 5th CD Pianist Dan Cray, Due March 20 from Origin Records
Pianist/composer Dan Cray's first four CDs--trio recordings featuring his Chicago-based threesome of bassist Clark Sommers and drummer Greg Wyser-Pratte--built their repertoires around enticing cover versions of standards and jazz classics.
Now with Cray's bold new disc, Meridies, due ...
(Mar 07, 2012 - 15:22:15) [read more]
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola April 2012 Lineup
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola April 2012 Lineup
Tue-Sun, Mar 27-Apr 1
Generations In Vocal Jazz w/ Sachal Vasandani, Jon Hendricks, Jeb Patton, Dayna Stephens & Clarence Penn
Featuring Sachal Vasandani & Jon Hendricks, vocals; Jeb Patton, piano; Dayna Stephens, tenor saxophone; David ...
(Mar 07, 2012 - 14:20:03) [read more]
Legendary Drummer Chico Hamilton Continues Monthly Concert Series at NYC's DROM
LEGENDARY DRUMMER CHICO HAMILTON CONTINUES MONTHLY CONCERT SERIES AT NEW YORK CITY'S DROM Sundays this Spring: 3.18 + 4.15 + 5.20
WHAT: NEA JAZZ MASTER ...
(Mar 07, 2012 - 08:43:24) [read more]
Jazz Standard Presents Celebrated Jazz Vocalist Carmen Lundy
Jazz Standard - New York City -March 8,9,10,11
2 SETS, 7:30pm and 9:30pm
FRI & SAT, THIRD SET AT 11:30
Carmen Lundy - vocals
Anthony Wonsey - piano
Kenny Davis - bass
Jamison Ross - drums
and special guest Lage Lund on guitar!
Often compared to the likes of Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter ...
(Mar 07, 2012 - 08:42:17) [read more]
New York Guitarist Nick Moran Seizes the Moment With a Gorgeous Organ Trio Album "No Time Like Now"
With every well-placed note and every incisive solo on Nick Moran's new album No Time Like Now, the guitarist brings an urgent creative agenda to the table. Featuring organist Brad Whiteley and drummer Chris Benham, both rising players on the New York scene, No Time Like Now is a potent trio ...
(Mar 07, 2012 - 00:03:59) [read more]
TROMBONIST MARSHALL GILKES GIVES ORCHESTRAL SHAPE TO SMALL GROUP JAZZ
* Third CD Sound Stories Features Donny McCaslin, Adam Birnbaum, Yasushi Nakamura & Eric Dobb *
"Marshall Gilkes is the best trombonist to come into jazz in the new millennium."
- Stereophile Magazine
Trombonist-composer Marshall Gilkes makes a major statement on Sound Stories (March 6, ...
(Mar 06, 2012 - 23:46:29) [read more]
This Week at The Cornelia Street Cafe, March 5-12
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The Cornelia Street Café is a true New York City landmark, an epicurean destination, an artist's café that cultivates and inspires, and one of the few remaining Greenwich Village bastions for creative music, spoken word, art, theatre, cabaret and much ...
(Mar 05, 2012 - 13:02:58) [read more]
Motéma Artist LYNNE ARRIALE On Tour In Support of New Album, "Solo"
"Lynne Arriale's brilliant musicianship and bandstand instincts place her among the top jazz pianists of the day" - The New York Times
Motéma Proudly Releases SOLO
The Compelling & Intimate New Solo Piano Recording From Pianist/Composer LYNNE ARRIALE
LYNNE ARRIALE - ON ...
(Mar 05, 2012 - 13:01:30) [read more]
The 5th Season of BROOKLYN JAZZ WIDE OPEN Continues With the NOAH PREMINGER QUARTET
CONNECTION WORKS PRESENTS The 5th SEASON OF
BROOKLYN JAZZ WIDE OPEN
@ The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall
The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is located at 58 Seventh Ave (at Lincoln Place), Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, Tel 718 622 3300, reduced admission! Tkts are now ONLY $10 ...
(Mar 05, 2012 - 11:07:16) [read more]
Herbie Hancock and Band return to NJPAC
Piano legend Herbie Hancock returns to NJPAC's Prudential Hall on Friday, March 23 at 8pm with his all-star band comprised of Lionel Loueke, James Genus and Trevor Lawrence Jr. The performance is part of NJPAC's Wells Fargo Jazz Series and is made possible in part by the New Jersey State ...
(Mar 05, 2012 - 08:47:30) [read more]
Hristo Vitchev / Weber Iago / Christian Tamburr - "HEARTMONY 3" - LIVE at Studio Pink House (Saratoga, CA)
South Bay CD Release Concert for guitarist Hristo Vitchev's brand new duet record with pianist Weber Iago - "HEARTMONY" - on Sunday, MARCH 11th at 4:00pm.
On this very special concert the duo will be joined by multi-instrumentalist and virtuoso vibraphonist Christian Tamburr.
"HEARTMONY 3" ...
(Mar 05, 2012 - 02:26:47) [read more]
Rockwired.Com's All New Jazzed and Blue Podcast Features The Jeff Hamilton Trio fro their CD 'Red Sparkle' and Oleg Frish for his CD 'Bring Me Sunshine'
The weekly online radio series Jazzed and Blue: Profiles in Blues and Jazz is back and is now available for download at Rockwired.com and features exclusive interviews with Jeff Hamilton of the Jeff Hamilton Trio regarding their brand new release Red Sparkle and with Russian television personality ...
(Mar 04, 2012 - 00:16:37) [read more]
La Sonora Ponceña at Bronx's Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts continues its spectacular 31st season with the return of legendary salsa pioneers LA SONORA PONCEÑA on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 8pm. With over 40 albums, La Sonora Ponceña has entertained audiences for nearly 60 years. Led by founder Enrique "Quique" ...
(Mar 03, 2012 - 19:06:16) [read more]
Impulse! Records Introduces Its Newest Batch of 2-On-1 Series Featuring 2 Classic Albums on 1 CD From Legendary Impulse Jazz Artists
Impulse!/Universal Music Enterprises (UMe)introduced the second batch of its 2-On-1 series. Each CD features two classic albums from some of Impulse! Records' legendary jazz and blues artists. Included in this first batch are releases from Alice Coltrane, Blue Mitchell, Charles Mingus, Chico ...
(Mar 02, 2012 - 17:33:23) [read more]
L.A.-Based Vocalist Judy Wexler Announces May Dates in Boston, New York
Los Angeles vocalist Judy Wexler, whose third CD Under a Painted Sky was released last year to glowing notices, will be making a rare East Coast foray in May. Her Boston debut will take place on Wednesday 5/9 at Scullers, and she's scheduled a return visit to New York City, where she's ...
(Mar 02, 2012 - 16:01:43) [read more]
JUILLIARD JAZZ ORCHESTRA, LED BY JAMES BURTON III, AT THE
BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB
The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, led by James Burton III, will be appearing at the legendary
Blue Note jazz club on Monday, April 9, 2012. Sets are at 8 PM and 10:30 PM. The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, featuring some of the most talented emerging jazz artists, will be performing big band repertoire, ...
(Mar 02, 2012 - 15:44:19) [read more]
LUTHEA SALOM KICKS OFF THE U.S. RELEASE OF HER THIRD CD
‘KICK IN THE HEAD' AT THE LIVING ROOM IN NYC
New York, NY, March 2, 2012-Indie/Folk songstress Luthea Salom is a uniquely talented singer/songwriter with a distinct voice, a sly wit and a playfully engaging performance style. Hosting a CD release party in support of her third U.S. CD release, Kick in the Head, she will be appearing at The ...
(Mar 02, 2012 - 12:29:38) [read more]
Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records Announces The Release of Poetry Of Earth from Anne Mette Iversen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records Announces
The Release of Poetry Of Earth from Anne Mette Iversen
Poetry by Grøn, Keats, Housman, Hardy & others
Poetry of Earth features:
Anne Mette Iversen (acoustic bass, compositions), Maria Neckam, Christine Skou ...
(Mar 02, 2012 - 10:54:38) [read more]
New album from singer/songwriter Severin Browne reflect life experiences
Singer/songwriter Severin Browne delivers an indelible plot twist in the opening cut of his new album Lucky Man (A Songwriter's Notebook), which actually happens to be the title track. As the story unfolds, narrated by Browne with his warm, friendly voice, he sees a homeless man outside of a ...
(Mar 01, 2012 - 20:52:01) [read more]
Belgium-based guitarist Fabien Degryse reveals mastery of fingerstyle playing on new release
A legend was born in guitarist Fabien Degryse's homeland, one whose shadow continues to haunt the jazz scene nearly 60 years after his death. The pioneer of Gypsy jazz, Django Reinhardt created a new framework for guitarists to play from, giving Belgium a significant role in the evolution of ...
(Feb 29, 2012 - 23:02:59) [read more]
Alan Broadbent Trio - 2-time Grammy Award winning jazz pianist - Debut Tour in Austria, Germany, Netherlands and England - 23. March to 14. April 2012
Alan Broadbent, 2-time Grammy Award winning Jazz Pianist, Arranger, Conductor and Composer, born 1947 in New Zealand, has long been a major force behind the scenes in jazz, whether it was accompanying Irene Kral on some of the most exquisite vocal albums ever recorded, contributing arrangements to ...
(Feb 28, 2012 - 17:53:32) [read more]
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