31st Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival
February 17 - 19, 2011. The performers' roster of the North Carolina Jazz Festival over the years reads like a Who's Who in Traditional and Classic Jazz. The 2011 festival's opening night will be a special event featuring "Styles of Jazz." The first set will be the talented UNCW Jazz ...
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Provincetown Jazz Festival
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 7th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival will be held on August 12, 13, & 15, 2011. On August 12 & 13 the festival will be held at the beautifully renovated Provincetown Town Hall in Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. On August 15, 2011, at the Cotuit Center for ...
(Jan 03, 2011 - 17:37:52) [read more]
Stix Bones & Friends Live at the Paradise Theater
New York, NY January 3rd, 2011-Stix Bones & Friends will be performing live on Saturday, January 29th, 2011, from 8:00 to 11:00 PM at the legendary Paradise Theater's Jazz Night on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx.
Built in 1929, The Paradise Theater is the 23d largest movie theater ever ...
(Jan 03, 2011 - 13:37:29) [read more]
The Song Project's APAP 2011 Showcases
The Song Project, co-led by Mark Rapp (trumpet, didgeridoo) & Derek Lee Bronston (guitar, vocals), explore the "art of the song" both written and improvised. From sparse interchanges between guitar and trumpet to grooves lined with raw vocals, they extend jazz into its own genre with ...
(Jan 03, 2011 - 09:15:40) [read more]
Patois Records: The Little Label That Could
What do a radio promoter in Livingston, Texas, an entertainment lawyer in Berkeley, California, a publicist in Lincoln, Massachusetts, a sales rep who is a grandfather, and an operations & marketing director balancing her laptop in one hand and young child in the other have in common? They are all ...
(Jan 01, 2011 - 00:17:14) [read more]
Now's The Time: BNY Mellon Gets Down With Jazz Musicians
Throughout the year, BNY allocated funds for established and up-and-coming jazz artists. In November, according to a company press release, BNY, though its Jazz Scholarship, gave $5,000 to University of Pittsburgh freshman, Jacob Sacks as the winner of the 2010 Award.
Earlier in the year, BNY ...
(Dec 31, 2010 - 19:01:29) [read more]
60 MINUTES" GOES ON THE ROAD WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
"60 MINUTES" GOES ON THE ROAD WITH WYNTON MARSALIS AND JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA AS THEY BRING AMERICA'S ART FORM
TO THE WORLD - CBS SUNDAY
Morley Safer has traveled the world for 60 MINUTES for years, but never with so much great music as in this jazz journey he takes with Wynton ...
(Dec 30, 2010 - 15:24:18) [read more]
Dr. Billy Taylor - R.I.P. at 89
Dr. Billy Taylor, a jazz pianist, composer, educator and broadcaster who encompassed that rare combination of creativity, intelligence, vision, commitment and leadership, qualities that made him one of our most cherished national treasures, died in New York on December 28, 2010. He was 89 and lived ...
(Dec 29, 2010 - 15:04:36) [read more]
A.R.M. Band at The University of the Streets.
Wednesday, 9 PM, February 9, 2011
The A.R.M. Band -All Revolutionary Music Band presents Michael "TA" Thompson - drums, Francois Grillot - bass, Jane Grenier B. - word, Albey Balgochian -bass.
An extension of the ZenBeatz, the A.R.M Band adds the element of improvised funk. Music is based on ...
(Dec 29, 2010 - 14:54:28) [read more]
Master Drummer Glen Velez and TRIO GLOBO at Symphony Space 1.7
Glen Velez TA KA DI MI Project and TRIO GLOBO Perform January 7 in a Double-Bill Concert - One-Night Only at Symphony Space
"Explosive...exuberant" - The New York Times
Glen Velez TA KA DI MI Project and TRIO GLOBO
Friday, January 7, 2011, 8:00PM
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony ...
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Pianist Richard Eisenberg, M.A., makes commercial debut with moving "Song of Healing"
(Hawthorne, NY) - Written by Robert Sutton. If the purpose of pianist Richard Eisenberg's Song of Healing
is to soothe troubled hearts, then it has easily transcended its goals. This album is more than just a collection of relaxation exercises; it is an emotionally compelling work, one with a ...
(Dec 28, 2010 - 22:17:43) [read more]
Jamie Baum Septet at Cornelia Street Cafe 1/2/11
The Jamie Baum Septet featuring Jamie Baum - flutes, Taylor Haskins - trumpet, Doug Yates - alto sax/bass clarinet, Brad Shepik - guitar, George Colligan - piano , Johannes Weidenmeuller - bass and Jeff Hirshfield - drums perform on Sunday, January 2, 8:30pm at Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia St, ...
(Dec 24, 2010 - 14:11:49) [read more]
Aguilar Amplification Announces Master Class With Bassist Adam Nitti
Aguilar Amplification, maker of high-quality bass amplifiers, speaker cabinets and accessories for bassists is pleased to announce the continuation of their Artist Series Master Classes on Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 with endorsing artist, Adam Nitti. The event will also mark the unveiling of ...
(Dec 23, 2010 - 16:03:38) [read more]
Mambo Diablo - My Journey with Tito Puente
MAMBO DIABLO - MY JOURNEY WITH TITO PUENTE
By Joe Conzo with David A. Perez
Forward by noted journalist and author Pete Hamill
New York, NY -- Joe Conzo and David A. Perez luminously recreate the life of widely acclaimed Afro-Cuban and jazz musician Tito Puente in the biography "Mambo ...
(Dec 22, 2010 - 22:04:58) [read more]
PJS to present Jeremy Pelt
PJS Jazz Society is pleased to announce that jazz trumpeter Jeremy Pelt will be the featured artist on Sunday January 9, 2011.
An extraordinarily talented player,
Mr. Pelt was voted Rising Star on the Trumpet five years in a row by Downbeat Magazine and the Jazz Journalist ...
(Dec 22, 2010 - 19:52:24) [read more]
Performance with The Noriko Tomikawa Trio
Noriko Tomikawa - piano, Yoichi Sato - drums and Hilliard (HILL) Greene - bass
University Of The Streets
New York, NY ...
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The 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Jazz Nativity at BB King's, on Thursday 23rd December 2010.
Bending Towards the Light... A Jazz Nativity
-- We Three Kings:
-- Bending Towards the Light:
The Three Kings:
Trombonist, Steve Turre; Trumpeter, Warren Vache; Tap-dancer; Max Pollak
The All-Star Band:
Lew Soloff, Jon ...
(Dec 21, 2010 - 17:24:01) [read more]
Bobby McFerrin Announced as Chamber Music America 2011 National Conference Keynote Speaker
New York, NY -- Chamber Music America's 33rd Annual National Conference, titled The Next Generation: Tradition + Trends, will take place at the Westin Times Square in New York City from January 13-16, 2011. Ten-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin will deliver the keynote speech, ...
(Dec 21, 2010 - 17:00:55) [read more]
James Moody Special
Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio notes with regret the passing of the great jazz saxophonist and flutist James Moody. He was 85.
For anybody wish to mark his life and work, we offer a Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio concert celebrating his 75th birthday with musicians Jimmy Heath, Jon Faddis and Slide ...
(Dec 17, 2010 - 13:24:55) [read more]
JAZZ VOCALIST LINDA BAKER LIVE at POLO GRILL AND BAR
New York, NY, December 16, 2010 - Linda Baker will be performing live at the Polo Grill and Bar in Lakewood Ranch, Florida on Saturday, January 8, 2011, from 7:00-10:00 PM, and on Saturday, January 22, 2011, from 7:00-10:00 PM.
". . . smooth, polished and natural."-Lily Emeralde and Emma Dyllan, ...
(Dec 16, 2010 - 16:37:21) [read more]
Acclaimed U.K. harpist Ruby Paul returns with new album featuring the 'Forbidden Fruit' of jazz and acoustic folk
(Yorkshire, England) - Written by Robert Sutton. It topped the download charts in the Middle East in April 2009, but Forbidden Fruit, the latest album from U.K.-based singer/songwriter Ruby Paul, is just starting to gain attention in the rest of the world with reviews slated to appear in prominent ...
(Dec 15, 2010 - 23:00:11) [read more]
Evolving Music / Evolving Voice
Each Monday @ the Local 269
269 Houston Street (corner of Suffolk Street)
Regular = $10 per set / $15 for 2 sets / $20 all night
Students/Seniors = $7 per set / $12 for 2 / $17 all night
7pm - Patricia Nicholson & William Parker DUO
Patricia Nicholson (dance), William ...
(Dec 15, 2010 - 15:32:16) [read more]
KEITH JARRETT / GARY PEACOCK / JACK DEJOHNETTE
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 8:00 PM
Adrienne Arsht Center Performing Arts - Miami, FL
There really is no debating the identity of the greatest piano trio in the history of jazz. Pianist Keith Jarrett, bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette are it.
With endless ...
(Dec 15, 2010 - 13:32:51) [read more]
KEITH JARRETT RETURNS TO CARNEGIE HALL FOR SOLO PIANO CONCERT
ONLY NORTH AMERICAN SOLO APPEARANCE!
KEITH JARRETT - SOLO PIANO
An Evening of Piano Improvisations
Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 8:00 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
One of the most influential and provocative musicians in jazz.
Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune, January ...
(Dec 15, 2010 - 13:32:15) [read more]
New Orleans Party Asylum gives Santa Claus a 'Yuletide Aphrodisiac' of Dixieland jazz
(Toledo, OH) - Written by Robert Sutton. Santa Claus usually punishes the naughty; however, in the case of the New Orleans Party Asylum, he just might grab a cold one and join them. On their new album Yuletide Aphrodisiac, the New Orleans Party Asylum presents themselves as the kind of band that ...
(Dec 14, 2010 - 15:45:06) [read more]
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