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I am speaking on behalf of my friends at www.jazzsyndicate.co.uk about our rise from what would admit being a joyfull hobbie to a wonderful success story we have achieved through our love of our music that music is of course Jazz !

Although we all differ in our approach to the shows and our varied combinations of jazz some time's mainstream,fusion,funk,whatever you wish to call it,the music is chosen by the Djs with no pressure of any outside influences i/e sponsors etc.how many stations can …

AWARD-WINNING UK JAZZ LABEL DUNE RECORDS ENTERS US MARKET WITH SEPT 7th RELEASE OF CDs BY ALTO SAXOPHONIST SOWETO KINCH & JAZZ JAMAICA ALL STARS

Recordings by the award-winning British jazz label Dune Records, founded in 1996 by bassist and Jazz Warrior alumnus Gary Crosby and his partner Janine Irons, will begin being distributed in the US this fall with the September 7th release of Conversations With The Unseen (DUNECD08) by alto saxophonist/rapper Soweto Kinch and Massive (DUNECD06) by th …

Dear jazz friends,

In fact a lot of people dedicate their music for the sake of humanity. This project is just to try to unite all that musical powers. Because of that, there is a more concrete action on September 1st when more than 200 jazz bands all over the world will play Duke Ellington's "Caravan" that day and specially dedicate that tune to the children of our future. The name of this worldwide project is: "JAZZ for the children of tomorrow..."

So, if you like this idea, joi …

November/December 2004 Release: The never before commercial release of Remember Their Innocence by pianist Onaje Allan Gumbs on his own ejano music imprint will collectively feature the following guest artists:

Romero Lubambo, Lenny Argese - acoustic guitar Cafe - percussion Roger Byam - tenor, soprano sax Eddie Allen - trumpet Kenny Davis, Marcus McLaurine, Mirriam Sullivan - acoustic bass Billy Kilson, George Gray, Vince Ector - drums Gregoire Maret - harmonica Sadao Watanabe - alto …

AWARD-WINNING UK JAZZ LABEL DUNE RECORDS ENTERS US MARKET WITH SEPT 7th RELEASE OF CDs BY ALTO SAXOPHONIST SOWETO KINCH & JAZZ JAMAICA ALL STARS

Recordings by the award-winning British jazz label Dune Records, founded in 1996 by bassist and Jazz Warrior alumnus Gary Crosby and his partner Janine Irons, will begin being distributed in the US this fall with the September 7th release of Conversations With The Unseen (DUNECD08) by alto saxophonist/rapper Soweto Kinch and Massive (DUNECD06) …
The Hartford International Jazz Festival returns to downtown Hartford, CT for its third year on October 8, 9 and 10. Hartford’s only international jazz festival will once again set up Main Stages and Encore Stages in the city’s central business district and encourage music fans to come and "Discover a new world in Downtown Hartford on Columbus Day weekend."

Seven Main Stages set up at locations such as Asylum Hill Congregational Church, the Bushnell, the Wadsworth Atheneum, Riverfront Plaza …

Internationally Acclaimed Pianist & Composer Frantz Hall Who Was Voted # 1 Unsigned Jazz Pianist/Composer By The International Jazz Society Of New York London Paris 1996 1999 2001 And Signed Mega-Deal With Japanese Music Media Conglomerate (2001) Launches Music4MediaGlobalExchange Based Out Of Las Vegas Nevada. The Companies Primary Focus Will Be On Film Scores/Soundtracks And Music For Media, Some Of Hollywood's Biggest Power Brokers Are Also Involved. …
The 2nd Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival will be held on November 24 and 25, 2004, and the 3rd Dubai International Jazz Festival will be held on February 1, 2, 3 and 4, 2005," Anthony Younes, managing director, Chillout Productions, said today.

The Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival will be in association with the Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers in Abu Dhabi. The Dubai International Jazz Festival will be held at the lovely lakeside venue in Dubai Media City.

This year’s jazz festival …

New Jazz Workshop on Chichester’s beautiful Harbourside

A new workshop and band has been formed in West Sussex. Enthusiasts from Chichester
College jazz courses have recruited about 9 musicians to play regularly on a Friday
night at Bosham on the edge of the beautiful Chichester Harbour. "This has got to
be the most beautiful location of any jazz workshop in the world" reckons flute
player Angela Sims, one of the organisers. "So if we are not playing well, at least
we can …

Synergy Music unveils a new "look" and logo with the September 7th release of Green Light by the Alex Heitlinger Sextet (SMCD80021), Shapeshifter by a quartet co-led by Paul McCandless & Art Lande (SMCD80022) and Syncopated Energy (SMCD80023), a budget priced ($7.98 list) 2-CD compilation showcasing selections from new and back catalog titles produced by the Denver-based indie jazz label since it was founded in 1996 by Michael Fitts, president of Synergy Media Group (SMG). The concept for the la …
29.01.2011

Shanghai Jazz

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New CD release "Shanghai Jazz" reaches deep into Shanghai’s fabled past to produce a collection of provocative Chinese Jazz favourites given new life some 50 years since Jazz was outlawed as an ‘indecent’ form of entertainment.

The album, distributed by EMI Push, Shanghai, is the brainchild of Australian composer John Huie, whose passion for Chinese Jazz led him to move to Shanghai in 2002 in search of the remnants of the city’s musical past. What he found was a tale of musical rebirth as fa …

29.01.2011

Tony Adamo in the Mix

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Jazz artist Tony Adamo and Jerry Stucker, producer/guitarist, appear in the September issue of Mix Magazine with Al Schmitt and Ron McMaster’s of Capitol Studios. (Sessions & Studio News Section). ‘Mix" is the premier professional audio and music production magazine in the county. Singer/songwriter Adamo visited Capitol Studio’s famous studio "C" to have multi-tech and Grammy award winning All Schmitt mix his upcoming Soul- Jazz CD with Steve Genewick assisting. The collection of Soul-Jazz and r …
29.01.2011

The Brandino Newsletter 2004

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2004 has been an amazing year for the man who beat all the odds to become one of the most prominent and successful bass guitarists of our time. It began when the rap group, Outkast won the coveted Grammy awards for both "Album of the Year" as well as "Best Rap Album of the Year" an album on which Kevin Brandon - also known as Brandino - performed and had the opportunity to work with producer Andre Benjamin. Brandino has been on a non-stop flight to the top ever since.

This year, Brandino ret …

29.01.2011

New CD - Noah Peterson

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Portland-based saxophonist Noah Peterson is putting together an all-star team for his next recording effort. Jeffrey Dawkins (the multi-award-winning leader of legendary Portland band Back Porch Blues) will be producing and Rick McMillen of Superdigital (a Gold Record winning engineer and veteran soundman for the Jeff Lorber Band among others) will be engineering and mixing the record in the new recording suites at Superdigital beginning in Mid-September.

Musicians include Dennis Caiazza on …

29.01.2011

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Introduces Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola - October 21 - November 7 Dizzy Gillespie Festival November 8-January 30 features Monty Alexander, Antonio Sanchez, George Coleman, Clark Terry, Victor Goines, Joey DeFrancesco, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Marcus Roberts, Cyrus Chestnut, Eric Reed, Mulgrew Miller, Stefon Harris, Carla Cook plus special guests! Featuring Late-Night Hang Set Tuesday-Saturday plus Jazz Stars of Tomorrow Monday Nights

New York, NY (September 1, 2004) On October 21, …

Noted Jazz musician and educator Dr. Billy Taylor has produced a "History of Jazz" that traces the history of America’s homegrown art form from its roots in slave songs to present-day innovations and uses numerous well-known compositions, film clips, and original recordings to explore the differing forms. Live footage of Billy Taylor's trio--dynamically demonstrating basic techniques, musical terms, and styles--is interwoven throughout.

Starting this month, chapters from this celebrated prod …

Sammy Witness is a sixteen year old girl, who has been writing and performing music for the last four years. Sammy is separating her self from the pack by not only writing her own music, but delivering it based on the music and not her appearance. Sammy Witness will also separate her self from the mainstream image by giving twenty percent of her profits from the CD to a non profit foundation dedicated to the prevention of domestic violence. For more info or to get involved, check out the officia …
Joe Lovano is proud to announce the debut of his new website, www.joelovano.com. The site features a wealth of content that reflects the diversity and comprehensiveness of Lovano’s remarkable career.

In addition to a multimedia biography, a complete discography, gigs listing, information about Lovano’s compositions, educational activities, DVDs and books, the site also includes a media gallery with changing monthly content.

Bret Primack, who produced the site in collaboration with Lovano …

INTERNET forums and discussion boards have become a valuable medium for establishing an online presence, building a reputation, networking with peers, and getting feedback on relevant topics and ideas. With that said, there are many forums and discussion boards on the Internet specific to music artists, musicians, and songwriters. These music forums are packed with wisdom that thriving artists can leverage for their professional development advantage. By becoming actively involved in music forum …