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LONGMEADOW, MA -- Independent Massachusetts-based record label Playscape Recordings will celebrate its fifth anniversary this fall by launching a new Web site on August 16th and releasing debut recordings from the Michael Musillami Octet and Mario Pavone Quartet on September 7th. Named one of the five best record labels of 2003 by AllAboutJazz-New York, Playscape has quickly established its identity as a high-quality creative outlet for a core group of veteran composer/improvisers since b …
Nicky Depaola's 2003 release is taking off. Featuring sax legend Ernie Watts and Jerry Stucker guitar/producer. DePaola's "Uptown Mood" recorded at Capitol Studios (Hollywood) and Different Fur Recording (San Francisco) is a collection of hip jazz standards "Funked-Up" (particularly the first cut: "A Day In The Life Of A Fool"). After touring and some radio support Nicky's fan base is beginning to increase rapidly. "Uptown Mood" is on the Los Angeles based indie label Rhombus Records.

Nicky …

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August 09, 2004

Los Angeles, CA- Ezina Moore, also known as Leslie Elizabeth Waddell, her name when she was Miss Black USA, is a musical titan. She sings and plays with passion and purpose on songs like "Power of Women." Power of Women is the title of her new album released on June 22, 2004 on Soulful Warrior Records.

If there was anyone that defines the motto "I am woman hear me roar," it is Ezina. She plays her left- …

From back-up to stepping-out when St. Louis native, Lynne Fiddmont, makes her move, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, The Jazz Crusaders, Lou Rawls, The Zawinul Syndicate, and other acts will miss having her on their stage. Fiddmont, who for years has been the go-to singer for an astoundingly diverse roster of musical talents that also includes Norah Jones, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Bill Withers, Teena Marie, Howard Hewitt, Yolanda Adams, Norman Brown, Nancy Wilson, Gloria Estefan, Whitney Hou …
New York City tenor saxophonist James Finn has just released his second CD entitled Faith in a Seed on CIMP Records. This is the second of three CD releases by three different labels in one year. He has graced the world stage from London’s Royal Albert Hall to New York City’s Avery Fisher Hall and is endorsed by some of history’s greatest saxophonists such as Jimmy Heath and Benny Golson. James Finn is quietly becoming recognized as a virtuoso with something fresh and exciting to contribute to j …
29.01.2011

The Juneau Latin Jazz Project

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Mareya and her two bandmates, Salsa Borealis players Antonio Diaz and Eric Ocasio, are hoping to set up two more dates later this month, possibly the 21st and 28th.

In the meantime, The Project, a year-old experiment in Latin jazz based in Afro-Cuban and Afro-Peruvian styles, is headed for this weekend's Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines.

"Mostly it's my original music, and we take different classic grooves, the boleros and the dance rhythms, and put jazz on top of it," Mareya said o …

Vocalist Tanya Fermin, currently on her "Java Tour," warming up coffee houses all over Northern California in anticipation of a national tour, has announced a special date for the CD release party of her stunning new R & B/Jazz album Special Invitation. The singer is set to celebrate the release on September 9th 2004 at the Radisson Hotel, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, CA. All lovers of great music are welcome to the event, which will begin at 9pm and end at midnight.

Personal experiences he …

29.01.2011

Linn Records Summer Sale

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Linn Records' Summer Sale is a highlight of the Linn calendar and gives customers an excellent opportunity to sample a wide range of titles at unmissable prices. Linn recordings are made using powerful technology to recreate the emotion and energy of live performance, giving an unprecedented level of involvement and pleasure for the listener. There is a whole world of Linn music to explore. Titles include:

  • "Mendelssohn Violin Concerto" by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Joseph Swe …
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Waco, Texas August 20, 2004--Although his musician father introduced him to the guitar years after he had been playing the saxophone and other instruments, Cory Stone realized that it was his instrument of choice. After the eye opening insight into who he really was took place, Cory locked himself in his room and practiced day and night endlessly. After graduating from the University of New Mexico with a degree in music, he joined renowned guitarist/composer …

Karen Manion Jazz Launches Debut CD "Yours in Song" at Montreal Bistro September 13, 2004

Monday, August 23, 2004

Toronto, Canada Toronto’s Karen Manion Jazz to launch debut CD "Yours in Song" at Montreal Bistro on Monday, September 13, 2004.

"Beauty, brilliance and talent!" says Danie Cortese of Danie Cortese Entertainment.

A popular hire at corporate and private functions, music festivals and charity galas, Karen Manion Jazz has sold out shows at Toronto’s p …
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 …