Looking terrifically young for his 46 years, Mike stepped on stage and, picking up his Yahama Pacificia, led the quartet in a composition, Play, from his latest Atlantic release of the same name. This slightly funky, upbeat
For many, the name "Jackie Paris" might not be a familiar one. Even older jazz enthusiasts might not be able to acknowledge the unheralded genius of this male vocalist, but wait! From Outsider Pictures, distributed by Naxos America, filmmaker and jazz musician Raymond De Felitta presents ‘Tis Autumn The Search for Jackie Paris, a loving tribute and documentary about male vocalist Jackie Paris, and the ups and downs of his outstanding and somewhat unrecognized life.
In June 2007 the newly formed Metheny Music Foundation enabled two area high school students to attend the annual University of Missouri/Kansas City Jazz Improv Camp. "Awarding these scholarships is an important first step," said guitarist, 17-time Grammy winner, and Lee's Summit native Pat Metheny. And about the Foundation itself, Pat added, "This is an exciting endeavor with many promi
JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION
NOMINATES CONCORD , TELARC AND HEADS UP
FOR SEVEN JAZZ AWARDS
For immediate release
June 11, 2007 Concord Records, Telarc International and Heads Up International, leaders in the jazz recording industry, scored seven nominations from the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) for its 2007 Jazz Awards.
The JJA nominated more than 2
Cleveland-based Telarc International Corporation is proud to announce that trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval has signed an exclusive recording contract with the company. His debut recording for the label is schedule to be released in May 2007.
Sandoval has been awarded four GRAMMY Awards, six Billboard Awards and an Emmy Award. He is one o
Concord Music Group and Monster Cable Products today announced a partnership designed to revolutionize home entertainment; combining Monster Music’s pioneering SuperDiscs with Concord’s top-shelf musical artists and musicianship, a calling card of the venerable record company. Each limited edition SuperDisc, an innovation that offers such advanced features as high definition surround sound, is painstakingly mixed and mastere