Woodmere Art Museum Celebrates Iconic Artists and Composers in Weekly Jazz and Classical Music Series
PHILADELPHIA - Audiences are invited to experience music and art together at Woodmere Art Museum in historic Chestnut Hill. Woodmere's popular Friday Night Jazz and Classic Sundays series return every weekend for two months beginning February 10. Performed in the Museum's grand Kuch ...
(Feb 02, 2012 - 12:25:16) [read more]
JAMBALAYA BRASS BAND TO PERFORM FOR FAT TUESDAY MARDI GRAS PARTY AT
B.B. KING BLUES CLUB
New York, NY, February 2, 2012-Jambalaya Brass Band, NYC's ultimate New Orleans party band, will be performing four sets at the Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party at Lucille's in the world famous B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, starting at 7:00 PM.
(Feb 02, 2012 - 10:26:32) [read more]
KCC PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS THE RELEASE OF BILL O'CONNELL'S "TRIPLE PLAY PLUS THREE" AT ZINC BAR FEBRUARY 22.
KCC Productions presents the release of "Triple Play Plus Three", Bill O'Connell's new CD on Zoho Records. The performance will be at Zinc Bar, 82 West Third Street, Greenwich Village, at 9:30 PM. Featured are Bill O'Connell, piano, Dave Valentin, flute, and Arturo Stable, ...
(Feb 01, 2012 - 15:52:31) [read more]
DRUM! Magazine, Tom-Tom Mag And Major Drum Companies Conduct "Hit Like A Girl" Beat Breaking Female Drum Contest
San Jose, Calif., DRUM! Magazine, Tom-Tom: A Magazine About Female Drummers, and several drum products companies have joined to launch the "Hit Like A Girl" drumming contest. This ground-breaking contest for female drummers officially begins (today) Feb. 1st. The announcement of this major female ...
(Feb 01, 2012 - 15:06:26) [read more]
NATIONAL JAZZ MUSEUM IN HARLEM ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem ("NJMH") is pleased to announce its new leadership team, effective immediately. Christopher L. Perry has joined NJMH as its new Executive Director, and Loren Schoenberg, who formerly served as the organization's Executive Director for 10 years, will continue ...
(Feb 01, 2012 - 13:09:57) [read more]
Mingus Festival + Competition at JAZZ STANDARD in February
2012 marks the 90th Birthday Anniversary Year of Charles Mingus (DOB: 4.22.22). To celebrate, JAZZ STANDARD welcomes back the Mingus Big Band for its annual Mingus High School Competition + Festival. The club's acclaimed "Mingus Mon¬days" resi¬dency continues throughout February (2/6, 2/13, ...
(Jan 31, 2012 - 13:18:59) [read more]
This Week at The Cornelia Street Cafe - January 30-February 6
This Week at The Cafe, January 30-February 6:
Monday, January 30, 8:30 PM
CLASSICAL AT THE CORNELIA: OLGA VINOKUR
Olga Vinokur, piano; Dave Eggar, cello; Chuck Palmer, percussion; Pauline Kim, violin; David Kalhous, piano
Tuesday, January 31, 8:30PM
LAUREN FALLS QUINTET
(Jan 30, 2012 - 13:36:14) [read more]
Rudi Records new release: 'Hear in Now' by Mazz Swift Tomeka Reid Silvia Bolognesi
Hear in Now
Mazz Swift, violin
Tomeka Reid, cello
Silvia Bolognesi, doublebass
RRJ1007 Rudi Records 2012
Photo by Nisha Sondhe
"If the same piece of music is played multiple times it will take on a new life at each performance. When improvisation is added the music becomes new music that ...
(Jan 30, 2012 - 11:01:02) [read more]
Symphony Space Live app Gives Nationwide Access to the Arts
Historic Wall to Wall Miles Davis Streams January 31st
All-Star Cast Honors an American Jazz Giant
Initiative Supports JazzNext Code for Other Jazz Presenters
Symphony Space - one of New York's preeminent multi-disciplinary performing arts institutions, producers of Selected Shorts and ...
(Jan 30, 2012 - 02:46:46) [read more]
A 27-YEAR VALENTINE'S TRADITION:
Boston's First Lady of Jazz Rebecca Parris Returns With "In Love with Parris" at the Historic Regent Theatre
On Saturday, February 11 at 8pm Boston's First Lady of Jazz, Rebecca Parris will take to the stage at The Regent Theatre in Arlington, Massachusetts to present "In Love with Parris," a 27-year tradition that brings couples from all over the Commonwealth to celebrate the most romantic night of ...
(Jan 29, 2012 - 19:51:19) [read more]
JOIN THE MOVEMENT! ONE MILLION FREE DOWNLOADS FROM DERRICK N. ASHONG & SOULFЀGE
New York, NY, January 29, 2012-Ghana-born Derrick N. Ashong & Soulfège are at it again. They've recently launched the Music Ambassadors Program, a global outreach initiative designed to broaden their movement of empowerment and increase awareness of their Million Download Campaign, whose ...
(Jan 29, 2012 - 14:06:11) [read more]
Rockwired.Com's 'All New Jazzed and Blue - Profiles in Blues and Jazz' Presents Grammy-Winning Baritone Saxophonist Gary Smulyan and His Latest Release 'Smul's paradise'!!!
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 an exclusive interview with Grammy-winning baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan regarding his brand new release Smul's Paradise. In the opening ...
(Jan 29, 2012 - 12:26:44) [read more]
Nephew of jazz legend Wes Montgomery releases new album
The inventive artistry that launched guitarist Wes Montgomery into the realm of legend is a family affair. For keyboardist Miko Montgomery, Wes' nephew, musical wizardry is embedded in his DNA.
Montgomery's latest album, Cryptic Roots, stretches the boundaries of jazz; actually, it ...
(Jan 28, 2012 - 19:37:25) [read more]
Berklee Alumni Ricardo Vogt and Leala Cyr at The Red Room at Cafe 939
On February 9, Berklee alumni Ricardo Vogt '07 and Leala Cyr '07 - two musicians enjoying success on the New York jazz scene and performing with top artists like Esperanza Spalding - return to their Boston stomping grounds for a "homecoming" show at The Red Room at Cafe 939 at 8:00 ...
(Jan 27, 2012 - 15:39:07) [read more]
Celebrate Columbus' bicentennial with "Jazz Moves Columbus," Feb. 2-12
Columbus, OH - Three of Columbus' best organizations - Jazz Arts Group, BalletMet and WOSU Public Media - have developed an innovative and unprecedented collaboration to celebrate Columbus' past, present and future through the first major presentation of the 200Columbus celebration - "Jazz ...
(Jan 27, 2012 - 15:22:33) [read more]
Interview with modern jazz guitarist Hristo Vitchev at Critical Jazz (by Brent Black)
Hristo Vitchev may well be the best kept secret in music today. An artist of deep passion and uncompromising originality, it is my pleasure to share some of Vitchev's thoughts with you concerning his latest and arguably best release Heartmony and on the music business in general.
B.B. - ...
(Jan 27, 2012 - 02:06:52) [read more]
Applied Microphone Technology release AMT P808 Microphone system at NAMM, designed for high SPL players.
The AMT P808 is a bell mounted, high SPL clip-on microphone for trumpet, trombone and saxophones producing extreme SPL levels. Designed, manufactured by hand, and distributed by AMT in the USA. The system is intended to clip onto flanged bell instruments and intended for the player looking for an ...
(Jan 26, 2012 - 12:14:47) [read more]
CARMEN LUNDY RETURNS WITH ALL-NEW NINE SONG COLLECTION, CHANGES
Composer & Jazz Vocalist Teams With Legendary Engineer Don Murray and an All-Star Band to Create an Album of Unprecedented Warmth and Depth Carmen Lundy - Changes
Afrasia Productions AFP13712
Street Date: February 7, 2012
Los Angeles, CA / New York, NY (PRWEB) Jan. 25, 2012 -- ...
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Detroit Jazz Festival Community Series Presents the Sacred Music of Duke Ellington
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 25, 2012 - Inspired by the backdrop of the civil rights movement, Duke Ellington created his first sacred concert in 1965. While many of Ellington's pieces have dealt with this spirituality, this aspect of his life was not specifically addressed until he was commissioned to ...
(Jan 26, 2012 - 11:02:18) [read more]
Three Views of a Trio Featuring THE WEE TRIO, the Joel Frahm Trio & the Danny Fox Trio @ Le Poisson Rouge!
Le Poisson Rouge - February 28, 2012
THREE VIEWS OF A TRIO:
CD Release Celebration for The Wee Trio:
Ashes To Ashes - A David Bowie INTRAspective
Also featuring the trios of Joel Frahm and Danny Fox
Tues, Feb. 28, 10 PM, tkts are $15, 158 Bleecker St., NYC, tel 212 505 FISH, LPR ...
(Jan 25, 2012 - 16:42:44) [read more]
BY POPULAR DEMAND-JAMBALAYA BRASS BAND
RETURNS TO DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE
New York, NY, January 25, 2012 - Jambalaya Brass Band will be performing in celebration of their hit CD release It's a Jungle Out There on Friday, February 17, 2012 from 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM at Harlem's world-renowned Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in NYC.
At Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, along with tunes ...
(Jan 25, 2012 - 13:59:23) [read more]
DIZZY GILLESPIE™ TRUMPET MOUTHPIECE MODEL JOINS NEW LEGENDS SERIES BRASS LINE
Scotch Plains, NJ - January 25, 2012
The Dizzy Gillespie™ Legends Series Trumpet Mouthpiece is the latest model to be added to the Legends Series brand. An exact reproduction of his silver plated mouthpiece, expert brass mouthpiece maker, Greg Black, has created an authentic mold that pays ...
(Jan 25, 2012 - 12:10:05) [read more]
Two New Members Selected for Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation's
Jazz Touring Network Program
Baltimore, MD - January 25, 2012 - Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced support for two new members of the Jazz Touring Network - Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, DC and Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA will join the 23 current members during the 2012 program cycle.
(Jan 25, 2012 - 09:41:30) [read more]
New Live CD by Chris Brubeck's Triple Play Due for Feb. 7 Release
Over the past decade, Chris Brubeck (on bass, trombone, and piano), guitarist Joel Brown, and multi-instrumentalist Peter Madcat Ruth have honed a vast and vivid repertoire encompassing Delta blues, Tin Pan Alley standards, New Orleans grooves, jazz gems, and incisive originals. With all three ...
(Jan 24, 2012 - 15:08:28) [read more]
Tony Bennett Celebrates 50th Anniversary of "I Left My Heart in San Francisco / PBS' Great Performances Airs This Friday Jan 27th
Yesterday Tony Bennett's signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco", marked its 50th anniversary from its original recording date on January 23, 1962! The song garnered Bennett his first Grammy for "Record of the Year," and as a Grammy nominee this year for "Duets II", he holds the ...
(Jan 24, 2012 - 13:54:16) [read more]
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