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]
Latin Jazz Stars Set to Shine at Newport Jazz Festival
Latin Jazz Stars Set to Shine
at Newport Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management
NEWPORT, RI - The 2011 Newport Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management offers a full slate of jazz musicians who use their rich heritage as inspiration to fuse a diverse array ...
(July 11, 2011 - 14:06:22) [read more]
International Tour of Mujeres De Agua, featuring Buika, Cancelled
Due to the cancellation of the international tour of Mujeres de Agua, the singer Buika will not appear at the Newport Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management
Produced by George Wein and the Newport Festivals Foundation, the Newport Jazz Festival Presented by ...
(July 11, 2011 - 14:04:27) [read more]
Move Over Classical Piano Lessons: New Age a Hit for Summer
When most people think of taking piano lessons, the names Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart spring to mind. But not anymore. At least that's according to Edward Weiss.
Weiss is a pianist, composer, and webmaster of NewAgePianoLessons.com - an online site that teaches, you guessed it, New Age ...
(July 11, 2011 - 14:02:17) [read more]
Trim-Trimpo excel in innovative experimentalism on debut album
July 10, 2011 (Wellington City, New Zealand) Written by Robert Sutton. Imagine a broken puzzle on the floor, its pieces scattered about in geometric figures. At first they don't seem to make sense, a jumble of different shapes. But there is something alluring about them, appealing to ...
(July 11, 2011 - 00:44:34) [read more]
University of Massachusetts celebrates 30th anniversary of Jazz in July from July 11-22
July 10, 2011 (Amherst, MA) Written by Robert Sutton. Thirty years ago they gathered, some of the brightest stars in the constellation of jazz including percussionist Max Roach, pianist Dr. Billy Taylor, and singer Sheila Jordan. Icons all, they were part of an advisory board for an annual program ...
(July 10, 2011 - 16:59:06) [read more]
Live Jazz & Beautiful Bellydancers! Is this a dream?
Jazz and Bellydance? Yes! The best of both worlds will combine into a single night of passionate musical expression at The Carlyle Club in Alexandria, Virginia. You must come and experience this artful evening on Saturday, August 6 at 8:30 pm.
Marcus Johnson has led the masses to enjoy his love ...
(July 10, 2011 - 13:39:07) [read more]
Rockwired.com's Latest Edition of Jazzed and Blue Feature Legendary Motown Songwriter Marilyn McLeod and music from Dee Dee Bridgewater, Veronneau, The Dangling Success and Tracy Nelson.
(JULY 10, 2011) The latest edition of Jazzed and Blue: Profiles in Blues and Jazz is now available for download at Rockwired.com and features music and an exclusive interview with legendary Motown songwriter Marilyn Mcleod. In this opening segment, Mcleod discusses her debut CD "I Believe in Me", ...
(July 10, 2011 - 00:02:20) [read more]
New England saxophonist Rick Britto releases smart, refreshingly original album
July 8, 2011 (Boston, MA) Written by Robert Sutton. Their words are conveyed through the language of their saxophones. Although open to interpretation, there's no denying the intellectual depth of their discussion; that can easily be sensed from the variety of tones that they express. Together ...
(July 08, 2011 - 22:30:32) [read more]
MUSIC COMPANY RS BERKELEY DONATES A FULL ORCHESTRA OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TO CUBAN MUSIC STUDENTS
(New York, NY) In a major announcement last week, Les Silver, President and CEO of RS Berkeley Musical Instruments, pledged that the company will donate all the brand-new, acoustic instruments needed to completely outfit a student orchestra at the Amadeo Roldán Academy of Music in Havana, ...
(July 08, 2011 - 15:21:13) [read more]
New CD from guitarist Ray Ferretti stimulates the senses with enigmatic jazz fusion
July 7, 2011 (Philadelphia, PA) Written by Robert Sutton. Its ingredients are unknown, but its effects are sensational. Where Ray Ferretti learned how to brew Leaf Juice is an unsolved mystery.
Actually, there really is no question because, as an elixir, Leaf Juice does not exist. Rather, ...
(July 07, 2011 - 20:31:58) [read more]
New Dave Chamberlain Trio album brimming with subtly beautiful textures
July 7, 2011 (London, England) Written by Robert Sutton. The sound of the saxophone swirls through the afternoon air as couples stroll through the park. It seems to hum a siren's call that is responded by a network of sleek, sparkling guitars. The sun gazes delightedly upon them both like they ...
(July 07, 2011 - 18:42:58) [read more]
Mike Portnoy's Dream Plays Out: Wins "Drummer Of The Year" and "Best Metal Drummer" In The 16th Annual Drummies
San Jose, Calif., - Mike Portnoy, considered one of the most powerful players in the world, has garnered his first "Drummer" Of The Year" award in Enter Music Publishing's 16th Annual Drummies reader's poll awards. Definitely a dream come true for Portnoy, he also took "Best Metal Drummer" ...
(July 07, 2011 - 11:56:16) [read more]
Canadian vocalist Deneece releases album of knockout Broadway covers
July 6, 2011 (Quebec, Canada) Written by Robert Sutton. For Canadian singer Deneece, to journey From Bromont to Broadway one doesn't need to take a predictable route. Take Deneece's cover of "Queen Bee," for example. Deneece pulls the track from the 1976 film A Star Is Born and injects it ...
(July 06, 2011 - 20:04:18) [read more]
Glen Grant Presents: Marcus Goldhaber w/ The Jon Davis Trio @ Opia
NEW YORK, NY - This summer, Singer/Songwriter Marcus Goldhaber and The Jon Davis Trio will be returning to Opia for two more shows: Monday, July 25th and Monday, August 29th, performing two sets at 7:30pm and 9:00pm, respectively. This limited event series is presented by Glen Grant scotch in ...
(July 05, 2011 - 15:11:31) [read more]
This Week at The Cornelia Street Cafe- July 5-11, + upcoming July/August 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 info call 212 989 9319, ...
(July 05, 2011 - 15:07:39) [read more]
Move Over George Winston: New Age Piano Course a Hit with Students
When most people think of the term ‘New Age piano‘ names like George Winston and Daivd Lanz come to mind.. But not anymore. At least that's according to Edward Weiss.
Weiss is a pianist, composer, and webmaster of NewAgePianoLessons.com - an online site that teaches, you guessed it, New ...
(July 05, 2011 - 13:40:35) [read more]
MUSICIANS ANNOUNCE BOYCOTT OF CBS AND LAWSUIT AGAINST NARAS
MUSICIANS ANNOUNCE BOYCOTT OF CBS AND LAWSUIT AGAINST THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES
(OWNERS AND PRODUCERS OF THE GRAMMY AWARDS)
FOR ELIMINATION OF THEIR CATEGORIES
NEW YORK, NY -- June 30, 2011 - Bobby Sanabria, world-renowned Latin music and Jazz artist, ...
(July 04, 2011 - 02:09:05) [read more]
Minnesota guitarist T.C. Ortberg releases scorching fusion of jazz, funk, and classic rock
July 3, 2011 (Minneapolis, MN) Written by Robert Sutton. In Minnesota, even the jazz scene isn't beyond the clutches of Prince's purple reign.
On local artist T.C. Ortberg's latest album Hot Jupiters, he is accompanied by saxophonist Kenni Holmen of the Hornheads, a group that has ...
(July 03, 2011 - 16:38:15) [read more]
Rockwired.Com's Latest Edition of Jazzed and Blue Features the Psychedelic Jazz Sound of Teddy Presberg and music from Curtis Stigers, Luba Mason, The Dangling Success and Barbara Martin
(July 3, 2011) The latest edition of Jazzed and Blue: Profiles in Blues and Jazz is now available for download at Rockwired.com and features music and an exclsuive interview with the psychedelic sound of jazz guitarist Teddy Presberg, In this opening segment, Presberg discusses the evolution of his ...
(July 03, 2011 - 02:15:31) [read more]
Recording Artist Ruth Aguilar Live at Miles Jazz Café
New York, NY, July 1, 2011-In support of her latest CD release An Invitation, Ruth Aguilar will be performing live on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Miles Jazz Café in NYC.
At Miles Jazz Café Ms. Aguilar will be performing with Jazz veterans David Epstein on ...
(July 01, 2011 - 14:25:43) [read more]
Guitarist Terrence Brewer performa at Grapes & Grooves
"I love him. His music is beautiful. Brother Brewer is sayin a whole lot. He has his own sound, his own style. He doesn't sound like anyone else. When I hear Terrence Brewer, I know its him."
Legendary Guitarist Calvin Keyes
"Brewer has a distinctive guitar sound and his compositions are ...
(July 01, 2011 - 14:00:15) [read more]
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola August 2011 Lineup
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola August 2011 Lineup
Mon, Aug 1 Etienne Charles & Folklore w/ Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Sullivan Fortner Jr., Ben Williams, Obed Calvaire & Pedro Martinez
Featuring Etienne Charles, trumpet; Jacques Schwarz-Bart, tenor saxophone; Sullivan Fortner Jr., piano; ...
(July 01, 2011 - 10:30:17) [read more]
EVERY "COOL NITE" IS A DIFFERENT "HOT JAZZ" EXPERIENCE DURING "VOCAL JAZZ WEEK" IN NAPERVILLE
Each of the six "Hot Jazz - 6 Cool Nites" concerts presented the week of July 16-22 at North Central College will provide a unique experience for listeners, offering a different combination of featured jazz artists and musical selections to make each evening's performance distinctive.
(June 30, 2011 - 17:03:02) [read more]
JACKIE MCLEAN PROTÉGÉ FINDS NEW VOICE WITH VIRTUOSO SAXOPHONES BY RS BERKELEY
David Davis is one of the most promising, young, talented and gifted musicians today. Originally from Connecticut, Davis is a Hartt School of Music graduate with a degree in Jazz studies and Music Management. For five years, he studied with and is a protégé of the world ...
(June 30, 2011 - 15:33:23) [read more]
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