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Ballads reign on Moment To Moment on the extraordinarily self-possessed new album by pianist Cava Menzies and trumpeter Nick Phillips. But this recording is much more than just a “ballads album.”
Contemporary jazz guitarist Jeff Richman and Nefer Records announce the release of their latest CD, Big Wheel.
Two Formidable Figures Go Berserk! - Lorenzo Feliciati & Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari Join Forces On Rare Noise Release
The first-ever collaboration between Italian bassist-composer Lorenzo Feliciati and Italian vocalist-multi-instrumentalist-sonic provocateur Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (aka LEF) on Rare Noise defies easy categorization as it awakens the senses.
Riga in Latvia, one of the Baltic's three major cultural destinations, has emerged as a world-class destination for jazz aficionados.
The new CD is distributed by City Hall Records and songs are available online at iTunes, Amazon, Abstract Logix, and your local music stores.
GRAMMY winning guitar virtuoso Frank Gambale announced today the Frank Gambale TV Channel on YouTube.
Chart topping jazz guitarist Richard Smith and internationally awarded, classical guitarist Francesco Buzzurro announced today their first West Coast tour to support their new recording, Un Mondo, Due Chitarre.
Chart topping jazz guitarist Richard Smith and internationally awarded, classical guitarist Francesco Buzzurro announced today the release of their upcoming recording, Un Mondo, Due Chitarre. The 10 song collection will be available online and in hard copy starting September 6.
Jazz Guitarist Jeff Richman Announces New CD Release
Kenny Werner & The Brussels Jazz Orchestra; Institute of Higher Learning - Donald Harrison, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham; This Is Jazz - Francisco Mela & Cuban Safari, with Special Guest Esperanza Spalding; Tree Of Life
As a member of Percussion Group Cincinnati, Burge performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, including the Japan World Drum Festival, the Chinese International Music Festival, and the Festival of Music in Portugal. In 1992, Burge joined the faculty of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; he currently teaches percussion and jazz vibraphone as well as leading the CCM Steel Band. Burge's first album, Contrast, appeared in 2004.
The University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band — with six Grammy-nominated albums to its name — will perform the music of jazz greats Duke Ellington, Count Basie and more with the Houston Symphony in three concerts this November.
The Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band at the University of North Texas will tour Europe this October, including performances at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival — one of Ireland’s biggest jazz events. Festival organizers have billed the band as “widely reckoned to be the best college jazz big band in the world today” and “one of the best ensembles to perform in Cork in recent years.”
The Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter’s Church - All Nite Soul: Sunday, October 10, 2010 – 5 PM Vespers, 7 PM Concert Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington (at 54th Street), New York City
Diction and Contradiction, the new biopic on jazz maestro Cecil Taylor features a clip of Taylor on stage with long-time friend and poet Amiri Baraka in Barcelona, Spain.
HALF NOTE ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF TWO POWERFUL RECORDINGS KENNY WERNER - “NO BEGINNING, NO END” featuring Joe Lovano and Judi Silvano CONRAD HERWIG - “THE LATIN SIDE OF HERBIE HANCOCK” featuring Eddie Palmieri and Randy Brecker
Pianist Geri Allen & narrator Fr. Peter F. O'Brien S.J. celebrate Mary Lou Williams centennial with Aardvark Jazz Orchestra -- May 9th
Aardvark Jazz Orchestra with special guests Geri Allen, pianist and Father Peter F. O’Brien, narrator; Mary Lou Williams Centennial Celebration: From Swing to Sacred Music, a Journey of Faith
Jazz guitarist Gary Lucas has been involved in a number of music projects including many sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. In the last thirty years, he has composed scores for film and television in addition to leading jazz ensembles in performing live music during the showcase of classic films at music festivals and local theaters around the world. His latest project is a score that he composed for the classic film "Dracula" which he will premiere at the 48th New York Film Festival in Fall 2010.