Cary Goldberg

Cary Goldberg

After six months of performances with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis, Sean Jones has announced that he has decided to accept the esteemed ensemble’s offer to become a permanent member as lead trumpet player.

"It is a great honor and privilege to perform with musicians of this caliber and diversity. I have learned a great deal from Wynton as well as from the rest of the band and I look forward to performing and learning much more from them in the future," says Jones …

Songlines Recordings, home to such critically acclaimed cutting edge jazz/new music
artists as Jerry Granelli, Michael Blake, James Carney, Benoît Delbecq and Ryan
Blotnick, recently opened a store at HDTracks.com.

Since 2001, Songlines has released almost all of its music as hybrid SACDs. Now,
thanks to the innovative technology that powers HD Tracks, the same audiophile
listeners who turned to Songlines SACDs for high quality sound and music will be able
to downlo

While 2008 marked the "official" 50th anniversary of the bossa nova a style first
recorded in Brazil by guitarist João Gilberto on the 1958 song "Chega de Saudade"(No
More Blues) - 2009 marks yet another key anniversary: the 50th anniversary of the
release of Gilberto’s genre defining debut LP, also titled Chega de Saudade, with
which he widely popularized and in many ways epitomized the emerging bossa style
with his distinctive guitar styling, soft, almost whispered voc
Motéma Music & Concertino Productions invite you to a very special evening of acoustic music on June 9th at the Concertino studio featuring the world premiere of the exciting new jazz/world music duo: Jana Herzen & Charnett Moffett

Motéma founder, president and recording artist Jana Herzen and Motéma recording artist Charnett Moffett will proudly celebrate the completion of their new CD, Here With You, with their debut performance at one of New York City's most acoustically perfect ve

Seductive, lush and emotive, the music of Anders Holst has drawn accolades from
fellow musicians such as Quincy Jones, and has earned him such critical kudos as
"Anders Holst is a regal contender to become the new crowned prince of contemporary
romantic music...." (Billboard magazine) and "The Sting of Stockholm is back and this
time he's singing about love. Holst sings like a man comfortable in his own skin." (All About Jazz)

On July 2, the Swedish-born, New York City-based Ho

Speak, the title of bassist Michael Olatuja’s debut album, holds deep personal meaning for its creator, exemplifying in a single word the album’s underlying themes of hope, encouragement, inspiration and positivity. The album, which will be released on July 28 on Backdrop, ObliqSound’s sub-label focusing on modern electronic and groove-based music, tells the story of the British/Nigerian artist’s musical and personal journey. "The language of music is one that we all speak," Olatuja expla

Through a decade of work in the many musical worlds that harmoniously coexist in
New York, 29 year old Oran Etkin has cultivated a singular voice that brings together
elements of modern jazz with traditional African and Israeli music.
Kelenia, his debut recording on Motéma Music, features his working
groupof Malian, Israeli and American musicians, along with guest appearances by
vocalist Abdoulaye Diabate and Grammy Award-winning artists Lionel Loueke, and John

Critically acclaimed tenor saxophonist Jimmy Greene will release a new CD, Mission
Statement, on April 7 on Sunnyside/Razdaz Recordz, home to such eclectic artists as
Sam Barsh and Amos Hoffman. Razdaz founder, bassist Avishai Cohen, in whose band
Greene played during the nineties, says, "Jimmy is one of the most exciting and
innovative musicians in the scene today. He continues the legacy of such greats as
John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins. I’m a fan."

Mission Statement feat

"Effervescent small group jazz, executed with wit and soul." The New York Times

"A real sonic vibrancy." Dusted.com

" Broken Arm Trio .is stunning both in what it does and how well they do it." The Village Voice

"Incredible musicianship and vast improvisational vocabulary." All About Jazz New York

The critics have spoken, and the accolades are unanimous in support of cellist Erik Friedlander’s recently released CD, The Broken Arm. The Broken Arm highlights Friedlander’s u

New York Electric Piano forges new ground with King Mystery, just released on New
York Electric Piano’s own label, Buffalo Puppy Records. King Mystery, the band’s fourth
album, builds on the original acoustic trio (pianist Pat Daugherty, bassist Tim Givens,
and drummer Aaron Comess) with the addition of new members, keyboardist Leon Gruenbaum,
sax/flute player Till Bebler and singer Deanna Kirk, adding vocals and acoustic piano
to the band’s original sound.

New York Pian

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