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For more than 30 years, Johnny Winter has been at the forefront of modern blues and blues-rock, and his new I'm A Bluesman disc, arriving June 15 from Virgin Records, figures to add to his Texas-sized reputation.

For this release, Johnny has again paired with his long-time producer Dick Shurman (Robert Cray, Albert Collins, Roy Buchanan), as well as Tom Hambridge (Susan Tedeschi, George Thorogood). Backing him is his road-tested touring band of ace harmonica man James Montgomery, bassist …

"The Last of the First", whose working title was "Architects of Swing", Premiered as the only JAZZ Documentary Feature at the TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, UA Theater on May 2, 2004 / 7:15pm, May 4 / 2:00pm and May 8 / 6:00pm.

Producer Al Vollmer intended this as his unique contribution to the legacy of jazz with a rare look at some of "the last of the first" and one of the longest running bands in the history of jazz. "The subjects of this documentary are veteran jazz musicians who starte …

Spotlight On Rolando Sanchez & Salsa Hawaii

When did the band first form?

[Rolando Sanchez & Salsa Hawaii] Summer of 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Who are the current members and what are their backgrounds?

[Rolando Sanchez & Salsa Hawaii] Judi Palmeira, Keyboards, vocals. Japanese/Portuguese/Hawaiian
George Demesillo, Bass, vocals. Filipino/Spanish/Hawaiian
Clarice Beanauro, back-up vocals. Filipino/Hawaiian …

Spotlight on Orquesta Charangoa

When did the band first form?

[Orquesta Charangoa] I went to Cuba twice in 1996. Both trips I spent the whole time studying charanga flute with Richard Egues, of Orquesta Aragon fame. He and I became very close and he gave me several arrangements to start a band with. I returned to L.A. and started Orquesta Charangoa in 1997.

What brought all the members together as one band?

[Orquesta Charangoa] I brought everyone …

" Ayelet Rose Gottlieb is jazz vocals’ vibrant beating pulse"
All About Jazz- NY’s Andrey Henkin

Ayelet Rose Gottlieb- Voice
Avishai Cohen- Trumpet
Matana Roberts- Alto Sax
Shahar Levavi- Guitar
Matt Mitchell- Piano
Ed Schuller- Bass
Bob Meyer- Drums

Jerusalem born Ayelet Rose Gottlieb is celebrating the release of her debut album "InTernal-ExTernal" on Genevieve Records. In this CD Gottlieb presents a diverse range of musical app …

After all, he had quite a successful touring and recording career and a recording, Trio , that was among the top ten jazz albums being played on US radio when personal circumstances caused him to bow out.   How would he sound twenty years later? Asserting in no small way that he was back, Mlely released Re-Entry, a daring solo piano recording, proving that not only was his technical ability better than ever, but so was his imagination and creativity." Associat …

The Kaufman Center presents Jazz Breakthroughs, hosted by jazz historian and WKRC radio personality Phil Schaap, on Monday, May 17 at 8 pm. On May 17th, a traditional Dixieland jazz band led, in a surprising turn by avant-garde trombonist Roswell Rudd, performs Dixieland Digs Ornette. Highlighting the threads that run through the history of jazz, saxophonist Ornette Coleman's post-bebop innovations, including gr …
Maxine Nightingale, Pop/Jazz Grammy Nominated International Recording Artist, has been touring all over the world for the past 25 years. Maxine is about to embark on her first major U.S. Jazz tour to promote her highly anticipated soon to be released CD " LIFE" since she first debuted with her dance pop classic "Right Back Where We Started From" hit the airwaves in 1976. Maxine’s new CD release "LIFE" will be a mixture of jazz and pop standards.

Maxine Nightingale’s debut multi-platinum danc …


Joseph Patrick Moore

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Joseph Patrick Moore - Drum N Bass Society
By Chris Burnett,

With the release of his fourth CD as a leader, DRUM N BASS SOCIETY - Vol. 1 (Blue Canoe Records - 2004), Joseph Patrick Moore captures a variety of moods, sound textures, and grooves - yes, he always grooves. His musical inspiration comes from a diverse range of musical styles and is motivated by the influences of various legendary artists of many different musical genres. Yet, his m …


Fenice Jazz 2004

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June 11-12 & 18-20, 2004

Friday, June 11, 9:30 pm
Ron Carter, double bass
Stephen Scott, piano
Payton Crossley, drums
Steve Kroon, percussions

Saturday, June 12, 9:30 pm
Roy Hargrove, trumpet
Cedar Walton, piano
Reginald Johnson, double bass
Willie Jones III, drums

Friday …

I am apprised that the great reedman & educator John La Porta who rubbed elbows with the likes of Stravinsky has passed on. It would be an understatement to say that John has touched so many lives (certainly mine) while he lived on earth. One of my fondest memories is my being able to feature John @ a club in Sarasota, Fl. I was the musical director for the club, & we would feature a local 'star' on a once/month basis. John & I hailed from the same area in N.E., but I had never had the distinct …

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New Piano Jazz CD Just Released)

Long Beach, CA -- May 11, 2004-Market Tracks Records has just released a new CD featuring Jan Deneau and Friends. Jan has been the popular piano player (with his trio) at Pebble Beach for 24 years.

Jan and his trio are a consummate straight-ahead jazz group, known for their creativity and drive. …

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Chris Burnett Quartet

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Kansas City USA -- 'ASR RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST, CHRIS BURNETT, and his jazz ensemble, Chris Burnett QUARTET, will present three shows during the 4th Annual Wine and Jazz Festival held each year at the Elms Resort and Spa.

The Chris Burnett QUARTET performance at this event will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2004 and will feature original compositions and arrangements of familiar jazz repertoire by award winning composer and the band's leader, Chris Burnet …


Costa Mesa, California - 5/17/04

Russian Actress/ Jazz Vocalist Natalia Nazarova plays a charming heart warming role as Viktoria, an unsuspecting mail order bride from Russia, in an independent Thomas Clay film titled Postmark Paradise. The film tells a unique version of the American dream in small town U.S.A. by connecting two vastly different cultures together through t …


Tim Lyddon at the jazz spot

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New York, NY, April 30, 2004: New York based pianist Tim Lyddon and his trio featuring bassist Tom Hubbard and drummer Scott Latzky will perform a jazz concert at the Jazz Spot on Friday, June 4, 2004, 9pm-1am as part of a tour to support Mr. Lyddon’s latest release on his EssenceJazz label, Shades Of People. His compelling and distinctive style engages a sensibility of enormous breadth, encompassing the classic American song form, and the harmonic innovations of the post-bop era, offering "..a …

Tony Adamo at Capitol Records

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Singer/songwriter Tony Adamo and his long time producer Jerry Stucker were recently at Capital Records to have three tracks mixed by legendary music producer Al Schmitt (assisted by Capitol Records recording engineer, Steve Genewick). Al Schmitt has worked with the most influential voices in American Pop and Jazz for the last forty years starting with Sinatra and most recently, Diana Krall.

Adamo’s new CD will be a collection of jazz standards as well as some pop gems turned into jazz. Jerry …

For the first time since the 1995 tour in support of their only recorded collaboration
(1995’s "Rite Of Strings"), bassist Stanley Clarke, guitarist Al DiMeola and
violinist Jean-Luc Ponty will take to the road on an all acoustic tour that will
cover 12 cities (and two countries) between June 8 and September 3.

All three players, who are true innovators and among the most influential
instrumentalists on their respective instruments, are renowned for their ability to
span m …

Nine-year-old jazz drum prodigy, Isaiah Williams and his Washington DC-based band, The Isaiah Williams Project will host their first solo billing event ever, A Memorial Day Jazz Concert to be held on Saturday May 29, 2004 at 6:00 P.M. and Sunday, May 30, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Nannie J. Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA.

Isaiah, who has been tapping out beats and picking up drumsticks since before he could walk and can be seen on home video playing his drum set at age 1, began …

Uptown Jazz Festival, inc. & JPI Productions Announce the First Annual 2004 Uptown Jazz Festival

Mel Lastman Square North York

"Bringing Downtown Uptown Where Music Comes Alive!"


TORONTO May 20, 2004 On this July 2nd, Toronto will welcome a new, vibrant, and musically diverse jazz festival into its already legendary jazz scene. "The Uptow …