Scott Menhinick

Scott Menhinick

NEW YORK -- Y'All of New York, Inc. is proud to announce the October 4th release of Vignettes in the Spirit of Ellington (Y'All 005), the latest release from James Jabbo Ware and The Me We & Them Orchestra. Recorded in July 2001, the 32 year-old ensemble's first-ever live recording features a string section and two French horn players in addition to its usual 13 pieces. The program features 10 Ware-penned originals inspired by a relationship with Ellington's music stretching back 45 y
AVON, CT -- 482 Music is proud to announce the upcoming release of the ninth and tenth releases in its ongoing Document Chicago series, Aram Shelton's Arrive (482-1035) and Harris Eisenstadt's The Soul and Gone (482-1042). Available September 20th and October 11th respectively, these new recordings each document the inclusive efforts of some of the most prominent and creative young improvisers on the world-renowned Chicago music scene. More information about the Document Chicag
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TROMBONIST/COMPOSER DEBORAH WEISZ TO RELEASE NEW CD SEPTEMBER 27TH
NEW YORK, NY -- On September 27th, the Deborah Weisz Quintet will release its second CD, Grace (Va Wah 002), featuring special guest, chromatic harmonica player/composer Olivier Ker Ourio. Led by veteran trombonist/composer Deborah Weisz, this longs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 4, 2005

BOSTON, MA -- Legendary composer/bandleader and National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master George Russell is proud to announce the October 18th release of his new live concert recording, The 80th Birthday Concert (Concept Publishing). This 2-CD set, recorded in June 2003, documents the highlights of his 80th birthda
LONGMEADOW, MA -- On August 30th, Playscape Recordings will release Renku (PSR#080504), the debut recording from New York-based saxophonist/composer Michaël Attias' two-year old working trio of the same name, featuring bassist John Hebert and drummer Satoshi Takeishi. Named after a style of Japanese linked poetry, this trio documents an intense but intricate and diversely cultivated sound befitting both its name and the eclectic background of its leader, an Israeli-born son of Moroccan pa
LONGMEADOW, MA -- On September 6th, guitarist/composer Michael Musillami will release Dachau (Playscape Recordings PSR#020505), the second recording by his working trio with bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller. The band will celebrate the release of their newest disc, which also features guest appearances by pianist Peter Madsen, saxophonist Tom Christensen and trumpeter Dave Ballou, with a Northeast tour in November and a European tour in January 2006. Dachau takes its n
AVON, CT -- 482 Music is proud to announce the August 23rd release of the Greg Burk Trio's Nothing, Knowing (482-1037), featuring the renowned rhythm section team of electric bassist Steve Swallow and drummer/percussionist Bob Moses. The Rome-based pianist/composer's 482 Music debut, and follow-up to his first two well-received recordings as a leader on Italy's legendary Soul Note label, continues his documentation of an increasingly personal sound forged by a penchant for memorable melod
BOSTON, MA -- On July 12th, Swedish-born guitarist/composer Björn Wennås will release Static (Beartones 003), featuring fellow Boston scene veterans Carmen Marsico (vocals), Phil Grenadier (trumpet), Michel Reis (piano), Bruno Råberg (bass), and Ziv Ravitz (drums). Static's eight tracks are performed by combinations of musicians ranging from duo to sextet, and feature both original music and unusual arrangements of seminal pieces by Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. W
BOSTON, MA -- The John Tchicai/Garrison Fewell/Tino Tracanna Quintet is proud to announce the June 28th North American release date for Big Chief Dreaming (Soul Note 121385-2), its first release on the legendary Italian label Soul Note, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2005. This international quintet performs a diverse range of original compositions by its three leaders, veteran Afro-Danish multi-instrumentalist and free jazz pioneer John Tchicai, Boston-based guitarist Garrison
ROME, ITALY -- Noted Italian jazz vocalist/composer Cinzia Spata is proud to announce the June 21st expanded release of her most recent recording, 93-03 (Azzurra Music TBPJAB096), in North America and beyond through CDBaby.com, North Country Distributors and TCL Special Order Imports. It is also available direct from the label, Italy's Azzurra Music, and its own distribution network.

This new release documents nine highlights from Ms. Spata's repertoire over the last decade, as well as

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