Berklee Presents Celebrating Maggie Scott: 30 Years of Jazz Vocal Night
Since 1980, Berklee Professor Maggie Scott has hosted Jazz Vocal Night, an annual student recital where she handles all aspects of the event, from auditioning the performers to accompanying them on piano. Many of Scott's former students who appeared in the show have gone on to distinctive ...
(Nov 22, 2011 - 09:36:14) [read more]
Russell Garcia, Renowned Composer/Arranger/Conductor, Dies in New Zealand at 95
Russell Garcia, Renowned Composer/Arranger/Conductor,
Dies in Kerikeri, New Zealand at 95
April 12, 1916 - November 20, 2011
NEW YORK, November 21, 2011 - Russell Garcia, the composer, conductor and arranger renowned for his stellar collaborations with Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Anita ...
(Nov 21, 2011 - 14:54:47) [read more]
New Album Changes Soundscape
A new recent email by writer Robert Sutton has made it clear that he is after my money. I will not let it get away with it, however! He seems to ignore that you can find out a lot about people this days online. ...
(Nov 20, 2011 - 22:34:34) [read more]
Next Week @ The Cornelia Street Cafe - November 21-28
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 ...
(Nov 18, 2011 - 16:36:31) [read more]
Richman, Brechtlein, Stubenhaus and Sirota at the Baked Potato
Come on out and join us November 26, at the Baked Potato for a night of some unbelievable music.
Joining Jeff Richman on stage will be Tom Brechtlein on drums, Neil Stubenhaus on bass and Ruslan Sirota on keyboards.
It will be a perfect night to cap your Holiday weekend.
The Baked ...
(Nov 18, 2011 - 11:28:10) [read more]
Keyboardist Richard P. Jackson explores depths of imagination on soulful new CD
To Richard P. Jackson, the keyboard is not just an instrument; it's a telescope to peer into another world. In the case of his latest album, Never Too Old to Groove, that would be the limitless depths of his imagination.
Jackson explores an expanse of musical terrain including R&B, soul, ...
(Nov 17, 2011 - 17:56:36) [read more]
Rudi Records new release: Black Ol' Blues by Black Hole Quartet
Black Ol' Blues
Black Hole Quartet
Daniele Cavallanti: tenor sax
Walter Donatiello: electric guitar
Michelangelo Flammia: electric bass
Tiziano Tononi: drums
RRJ1005 Rudi Records 2011
Black Hole is a cohoperative unit which focuses on different languages and expressions. The band ...
(Nov 17, 2011 - 11:43:29) [read more]
Saxophonist Dan Blake On Tour in Support of THE AQUARIAN SUITE (on BJURecords)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Saxophonist/Composer DAN BLAKE On Tour
In Support of his Brooklyn Jazz Underground Recording
THE AQUARIAN SUITE
December 5 @ Chris' Jazz Café, Philadelphia, PA, www.chrisjazzcafe.com
December 6 @ Twins Jazz, Washington, D.C.,
(Nov 16, 2011 - 14:10:48) [read more]
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola December 2011 Lineup
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola December 2011 Lineup
Tue-Sun, Nov 29-Dec 4
Mulgrew Miller & Wingspan w/ Steve Nelson, Tim Green, Duane Eubanks, Ivan Taylor & Rodney Green
Featuring Mulgrew Miller, piano; Steve Nelson, vibes; Tim Green, alto saxophone; Duane Eubanks, trumpet; Ivan ...
(Nov 15, 2011 - 14:50:16) [read more]
Eclectic vision of Italian guitarist Mauro Vero sculpted to perfection on new CD
To Mauro Vero, the guitar speaks a universal language.
On his latest album Itinerari, Vero lets his evocative guitar playing translate his native Italian. Even if Vero's lyrics can't be understood there's no loss of impact. When the music is this good, not being able to comprehend ...
(Nov 15, 2011 - 14:40:37) [read more]
Wake Up Dead ManWorkshop Performance Novembre 27
Jazz instrumentalist Alex Coke has announced a workshop performance of his composition
Wake Up Dead Man as part of the Brokkenfabriek series in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Wake Up Dead Man is a piece in six movements composed by Coke for the Texas Sesquicentennial. Inspired by prison work songs and ...
(Nov 15, 2011 - 13:29:37) [read more]
Martha Lorin returns with "Tribute to Ruth Etting"
Critically acclaimed Jazz Singer Martha Lorin returns to San Francisco and New York with "Tribute to Ruth Etting". Directed by Larry Fuller. Produced by Eric Buffano and Lampkin Music Group.
Sunday, November 20th
The Art of the Duo and ...
(Nov 14, 2011 - 15:13:54) [read more]
SEVA (featuring Hristo Vitchev and Weber Iago) LIVE at the Club FOX (Redwood City, CA) - December 1st / 8:00pm
Thursday, December 1st
8:00pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Tickets: $14 adv / $16 door.
21 and over venue.
To purchase tickets on-line visit: http://tickets.foxrwc.com/default.asp?SearchMonth=12%2F1%2F2011&MV=12%2F1%2F2011&sel=x
SEVA was formed in late 2010 by Bulgarian modern jazz guitarist ...
(Nov 14, 2011 - 00:04:23) [read more]
TRUMPETER HUGH MASEKELA PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE WEDDING MUSIC OF HIS YOUTH ON 1/31/2012
Jabulani Is Filled With 'Boisterous Abandon And Joyous Ululation"
Some of trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela's earliest memories are filled with joyous music. As a child in Witbank, South Africa, he recalls the celebratory songs that filled his home town in the weeks prior to the ...
(Nov 13, 2011 - 01:55:25) [read more]
24 HOURS LEFT!
Hi Everybody! We're getting down to the last 24 hours of the Kickstarter campaign. We're almost there, but we still could use some help getting us to the finish line. If you've been waiting for the right time to become a backer, now is the time. Thank you all for helping us make this ...
(Nov 12, 2011 - 12:31:09) [read more]
Debut album from Japanese artist Sakai casts indelible spell with subtly pretty take on bossa nova
As the chilly bite of winter cuts through the faded memory of summer, music can provide some much-needed warmth. Listening to Sakai's debut album, Gradation - Bossa Nova No Kaze, blankets the soul with its coffeehouse charms, a mellow yet upbeat collection of Brazilian jazz, ‘60s Japanese ...
(Nov 12, 2011 - 00:32:02) [read more]
BENOIT DELBECQ AND FRANCOIS HOULE REUNITE ON BECAUSE SHE HOPED
Third CD from Acclaimed Pianist and Clarinetist on Songlines Recordings Released on November 8
Pianist Benoit Delbecq and clarinetist Francois Houle, who last collaborated as a duo on 2002's Dice Thrown, have once again joined forces on Because She Hoped, their third recording as a duo on ...
(Nov 10, 2011 - 13:43:28) [read more]
JCC THURNAUER SCHOOL OF MUSIC
JAZZ WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
The JCC Thurnauer School of Music, New Jersey's leading community music school, named a Major Arts Institution by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, is pleased to announce its 2011-2012 Jazz Wednesdays. These lively and fun FREE monthly showcases of the music school's outstanding ...
(Nov 10, 2011 - 12:20:30) [read more]
Christmas with New Orleans Ladies of Jazz Album Release; Germaine Bazzle, Leah Chase, Stephanie Jordan and the Music Alive Ensemble
I Saw Three Ships - On Sale November 14th
NEW ORLEANS - Rachel Jordan Music announces the upcoming release of its second album 'Christmas with New Orleans Ladies of Jazz and Music Alice Ensemble; I Saw Three Ships'. The LP features New Orleans' renowned jazz divas; Germaine Bazzle, ...
(Nov 09, 2011 - 22:16:04) [read more]
Ayako Shirasaki Live on Tour in Germany & Switzerland, November 2011
Experience Ayako Shirasaki, a Japanese jazz pianist now living in New York, live on tour November 17 -27, 2011 in Germany and Switzerland.
A video for the tour announcement has been created at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY-QqQpUnyg
The latest CD of Ayako Shirasaki, "Falling Leaves-Live in ...
(Nov 08, 2011 - 19:37:18) [read more]
Dan Papirany new album (2011 Vol 1)
New album for Dan Papirany(piano), can be sampled at cdbaby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/danpapirany ...
(Nov 08, 2011 - 18:17:50) [read more]
The Jazz Gallery Presents John Ellis & Andy Bragen's MOBRO - December 7-10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The Jazz Gallery Presents John Ellis & Andy Bragen's MOBRO
A New Work Commissioned by The Jazz Gallery in 2011
Wednesday through Saturday, December 7-10
One set ONLY at 9:00pm (2nd set may be added if ...
(Nov 08, 2011 - 11:32:12) [read more]
New album from guitarist Drew Simpson uplifts and inspires
All it takes is one listen to become cleansed by the summer glow of guitarist Drew Simpson's new album Noteworthy. Appropriately enough, the record's most immediate charmer is the aptly titled "Coastal Rays." On this track, Simpson unreels layers of shimmering acoustic riffs that roll like ...
(Nov 08, 2011 - 02:48:18) [read more]
Featuring Tito Nieves, La India and Michael Stuart
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its 31st season with the return of SALSA PALOOZA, featuring three renowned Salsa singers -- TITO NIEVES, LA INDIA and MICHAEL STUART - performing hit after hit from their spectacular careers on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 8pm.
Lehman Center ...
(Nov 08, 2011 - 00:01:56) [read more]
ONE WEEK LEFT!
We're down to the final week of my Kickstarter campaign! For today's update, I made a "medley" of some of my big band compositions that I want to record in the studio with the Rob Scheps Big Band and Greg Gisbert. They are:
"Kunlangeta" - this recording features the Portland State ...
(Nov 07, 2011 - 17:17:08) [read more]
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