Cutting Edge announces New Orleans' first "nola Downtown Music and Arts Festival" as part of annual music business conference
The Music Business Institute (MBI) announced details of the "nola Downtown Music and Arts Festival" as part of this year's 19th Annual Cutting Edge CE (formerly the Cutting Edge Music Business Conference and Roots Music Gathering) conference in New Orleans. The nola Downtown Music and Arts ...
(July 21, 2011 - 21:47:57) [read more]
Cutting Edge confirms Island Def Jam Music Group's Senior Vice President Jonathan McHugh as a speaker for New Orleans music business conference
The Cutting Edge Music Business Conference announced that it has secured Island Def Jam Music Group's Jonathan McHugh as a confirmed speaker during their annual music business conference.
Jonathan McHugh has spent 20 plus years in the music, film & TV business. The 19th Annual Cutting Edge ...
(July 21, 2011 - 21:44:53) [read more]
Tour:Smart's author Martin Atkins to offer keynote at Cutting Edge CE music business conference in New Orleans
The Cutting Edge Music Business Conference has announced that Martin Atkins will deliver the keynote address during its annual music business conference in New Orleans. Martin Atkins is the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts endeavors. His three decades in the music business ...
(July 21, 2011 - 21:32:33) [read more]
Jay Hoggard Quintet
VTY Jazz Productions...Creating the best Jazz experience on Earth
The Jay Hoggard Quintet
Jay Hoggard: Vibes
James Weidman: Piano
Belden Bullock: Bass
Dwight Andrews: Woodwinds
Pheeroan Aklaff: Drums
Wednesday & Thursday August ...
(July 21, 2011 - 19:08:04) [read more]
NPR Music to stream Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival
NPR Music, together with six partner radio stations, is exclusively live webcasting and broadcasting dozens of performances from George Wein's Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival, offering four days of music from leading bands, singers and artists.
For the Folk Festival on July ...
(July 21, 2011 - 01:46:22) [read more]
New Haven Jazz Festival, August 13: Jay Hoggard, Tina Fabrique, Ed Fast & More!
All Great Jazz Is Local at the 2011 New Haven Jazz Festival
August 13, 4:30 - 9:00 pm, New Haven Green
28th Annual Festival features Jay Hoggard, Tina Fabrique,
Ed Fast & Conga Bop, Jonathan Barber and Ryan Sands
NEW HAVEN, July 19, 2011 - One of the area's largest and longest-running ...
(July 20, 2011 - 15:02:43) [read more]
Pianist/Composer Armen Donelian's New CD "Leapfrog" Due Sept. 13
Pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator Armen Donelian has carved out an enviable career spanning four decades, including seminal stints with Sonny Rollins, Billy Harper, Chet Baker, and Mongo Santamaria. His new album Leapfrog, his ninth release for Sunnyside, due for release September 13, ...
(July 20, 2011 - 14:04:21) [read more]
U.S. Navy Band Commodores Free Concert
The United States Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble will perform at Henry E. Lackey HS on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. As the premier jazz ensemble of America's Navy, the Commodores have a rich 40-year heritage of playing America's truly original music: jazz.
(July 20, 2011 - 13:48:47) [read more]
Dynamite chemistry ignites debut album from the PVR-Jazz Quartet
July 19, 2011 (Amherst, MA) Written by Robert Sutton. They are connected by a body of water, a river that runs through three counties. That might explain how the chemistry between the PVR-Jazz Quartet has the liquid flow and crystalline beauty of water.
Named after Pioneer Valley in Western ...
(July 20, 2011 - 01:14:09) [read more]
Crescendo "Jazz, the Voice of America" Coming Winter 2012
Crescendo is the story of the creation and continuing evolution of jazz. Experienced through the lives of the musicians who live and breathe it, Crescendo takes us fully into the making of this most original form of musical expression.
The film follows jazz legend Wynton Marsalis and his band, ...
(July 19, 2011 - 17:19:12) [read more]
New album from singer/songwriter Kit Holmes unveils honest reflection of adult relationships
July 18, 2011 (Austin, TX) Written by Robert Sutton. The roads that Return to Love can be ridden with potholes and busted signposts. Singer/songwriter Kit Holmes is painfully aware of this. "You're really good/At saying how you love me," Holmes declares on "Blue Guitar."
In the highway of ...
(July 19, 2011 - 14:08:47) [read more]
Top Ten Recognition anticipated for Paul Lieberman's new CD "Ibeji"
Paul Lieberman's new CD "Ibeji" has been receiving spectacular reviews! The opening track was recently selected as the Download of the Day at All About Jazz, where the editor wrote:
"Good god, this song is beautiful. It sent chills up my spine... When the year ends, this album will ...
(July 18, 2011 - 15:54:42) [read more]
Houston's Mercator Media to Release "Trust in Me," Duo Session by Jazz Vocalist Yvonne Washington & Pianist Gary Norian
Long one of the busiest and most versatile singers on the Houston scene, Yvonne Washington is about to step onto the national stage with Trust in Me, her new Mercator Media CD. Pianist Gary Norian, her preferred musical partner for the last decade, arranged and co-produced the duo date, which ...
(July 18, 2011 - 15:33:08) [read more]
RS BERKELEY CONTRIBUTES IN REBUILDING THE BAND DEPARTMENT AT ALABAMA'S TORNADO DEVASTATED PHIL CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL
On March 27th, 2011, an EF-5 tornado ripped through Phil Campbell, Alabama, destroying lives and homes. The band room took a direct hit, which destroyed the room and many of the school owned instruments and student owned instruments. Although those material things might be gone, the spirit ...
(July 18, 2011 - 11:10:18) [read more]
JAMBALAYA BRASS BAND LIVE
AT THE RIVERHEAD MARDI GRAS FESTIVAL
New York, NY, July 16, 2011-Jambalaya Brass Band will be performing live at the Riverhead Mardi Gras Festival in Riverhead, NY, presented by the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association, on Saturday, August 6, 2011. Jambalaya Brass Band will be marching and performing in the ...
(July 16, 2011 - 13:34:37) [read more]
Lapis Luna resurrect jazz music from the '30s to the '50s with charming authenticity
July 15, 2011 (New York, NY) Written by Robert Sutton. Every Thursday night the Plaza Hotel's Rose Club is plunged back in time. Suddenly, it is the era when men still wore fedoras; Prohibition tightened the stranglehold of moral codes; and blaring, beat-happy jazz music exploded from ...
(July 15, 2011 - 21:30:43) [read more]
AccuJazz Internet Radio Launches Five Eclectic New Channels
If you haven't been to AccuJazz.com in a while, you'll notice a handful of recently-added channels now being offered for your listening pleasure. In the past month or so, we've added five channels to the already possibly overwhelming array of AccuJazz listening options.
(July 15, 2011 - 13:47:29) [read more]
Amazon Bestseller 'Free to Be Creative at the Piano' Now Available as Free Download
Who says you have to be a gifted genius to create your own unique piano compositions?
Not Edward Weiss, educator, author and composer who's just completed his first full length book on doing just that - turning anyone into a "virtual virtuoso" in as little as 30 days - even if they've ...
(July 15, 2011 - 13:30:43) [read more]
Dedicated to Carter Jefferson & John Stubblefield
VTY Jazz Productions...
"Creating the best Jazz experience on Earth"
Another Sunday Serenade
*The Latin Jazz Brothers*
Jerry & Andy Gonzalez
Joe Ford: Reeds
Edsel Gomez: Piano
Victor Jones: ...
(July 14, 2011 - 11:50:36) [read more]
MUSIC LOVERS HEAD TO THE HILLS FOR
18TH ANNUAL IDYLLWILD JAZZ IN THE PINES SET FOR AUGUST 27 & 28
Assembling a stellar line-up of jazz - traditional straight-ahead, smooth contemporary, Latin jazz, bebop, big band, blues, pop, and all nuances in between - is a daunting task for any festival. Jazz, the very nature of the word, is an enigma that conjures up different meanings to anyone asked. ...
(July 14, 2011 - 11:31:38) [read more]
Violinist Stanley Chepaitis finds electric chemistry between jazz and classical music on new album
July 13, 2011 (Indiana, PA) Written by Robert Sutton. Violinist Stanley Chepaitis lives in the middle of two worlds, existing between the baroque architecture of classical music and the beat frenzy of jazz.
On his new album Double Take, Chepaitis explores them simultaneously, which is what ...
(July 13, 2011 - 18:28:43) [read more]
Take a "fun and funky" trip with Patrick Cooper back to "The Way It Used To Be"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rick Scott 310.306.0375
Take a "fun and funky" trip with Patrick Cooper back to The Way It Used To Be
Critics, radio and record buyers already aboard the keyboardist's jazz-funk train
Upper Marlboro, MD ...
(July 13, 2011 - 03:09:47) [read more]
Heartfelt passion fuels new album from trumpeter Richard Harris
July 12, 2011 (Washington, D.C.) Written by Robert Sutton. It's late in the evening, and the city is lit up like a Christmas tree. Rain falls on the pavement, illuminated by the headlights of passing automobiles. Couples walk together in a tight embrace as the wind brushes against their hair ...
(July 12, 2011 - 20:29:47) [read more]
This Week at The Cornelia Street Cafe- July 11-18, + upcoming highlights!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
This Week @ THE CORNELIA STREET CAFE
Venue: The Cornelia Street Café
"A Culinary As Well A Cultural Landmark"
Proclamation, City of New York, 1987
For reservations and more ...
(July 12, 2011 - 12:23:51) [read more]
Herbie Hancock Named United Nations Goodwill Ambassador
World Renowned Jazz Legend And Music Icon Herbie Hancock To Be Named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
Paris, 07 July - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will designate American jazz musician Herbie Hancock as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on July ...
(July 11, 2011 - 14:14:36) [read more]
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