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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 …
Single Released from The Ed Taylor Band Good Is Good on Chinook Records

SEPTEMBER 13 TACOMA, WA Former Motown musician, Ed Taylor is releasing his original single, "Sunset in Mexico" from the full CD recording, GOOD IS GOOD to select radio. "Sunset in Mexico" is the only original tune appearing on the summer, 2004 release.

Not many Northwest recording artists can say they got their break with Motown. As a session player with the industry giant for eight years, Taylor earned the chops and …

TEENAGE FEMALE ARTIST FROM BOCA RATON PREPARING TO SET A NEW MARK IN BOTH THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND IN THE FIGHT AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN.

NORTHAMPTON, MA September 14th, 2004 Sammy Witness is a sixteen year old girl from Boca Raton, Florida, who has been writing and performing music for the last four years. Her style is comprised of rock, pop, blues and alternative elements that mix together in to a distinctive style that fits right in to today’s sound of mainstream music. S …

29.01.2011

Elis & Tom

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A chat about back catalogues between João Marcello Bôscoli (president of Trama) and the artistic vice-president of Universal, Max Pierre, led to the idea of mixing the Brazilian classic "Elis & Tom" in stereo and 5.1 surround.

During three months, Cesar Camargo Mariano, who co-produced, played piano and did most of the arrangements on the original 1974 recordings (and who was also married to Elis at the time), ensconced himself in the Trama studios alongside sound engineer Luis Paulo S …

New Orleans, La. Photographer Steven Forster swept the Fashion Photography category for both published and non-published work at the annual Alpha Awards 2004 presented by the Fashion Group International of New Orleans September 12, 2004 at the Audubon Tea Room in New Orleans.

Forster shut out all other published and non-published fashion photographers from the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. One of Forster's awards was for a jazz photograph of T …

Welcome to Brazzaville, a compilation album of fifteen songs by Los Angeles band Brazzaville, will be released Tuesday, November 2, 2004 on Mimicry Records. Upon discovering Brazzaville’s catalog of three independently-distributed albums, Mimicry opted to re-release the select tracks on Welcome to introduce the band to a wider audience. Welcome to Brazzaville spans the band’s seven-year career and culls fan favorites from the pretty multi-lingual murmurings of 1998’s …
New York, NY - V.I.E.W. Video, a producer and publisher of Jazz, Pop, Nostalgia, and Classical Music programs on VHS and DVD, announced the highly anticipated October 26th, bonus-filled DVD release of the award winning 106 minute music documentary: OSCAR PETERSON: MUSIC IN THE KEY OF OSCAR.

Oscar Peterson is one of Jazz’s all-time great pianists. This riveting music documentary includes over 100 minutes of classic and contemporary performances, rare film footage and in- …

California Jazz Artists presents award-winning San Francisco Jazz vocalist Eleonor England in concert at Lestat's West in San Diego Sunday, October 3 8:30pm one night only. Lestat's is located at 3343 Adams Avenue in the Normal Heights district of San Diego - telephone number (619) 282-0437. Admission is $8 for reserved seating and $6 general admission - advance tickets go on sale Sept 1 and are available at Eleonor's website. Also playing that evening is San Diego-based jazz fusion band …
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IN MEMORY OF LOS ANGELES’ PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY: JAZZ SONGWRITER-MUSICIAN JON HARTMANN’S NEW CD ADDRESSES HIS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS

LOS ANGELES, CA --- When you think of Los Angelenos, environmental consciousness is not what comes to mind. But for one pro-active Los Angeles resident, environmental activist and jazz musician, Jon Hartmann - his message is in his music as his third self-produced album, Pacific Elect …

29.01.2011

Pablo Satek

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A new released from this argentinian jazz guitar player is coming up on november. It`s called "BEATLES FOR SOLO GUITAR" and it`s composed by 8 classics of the Fab Four.Songs like"In my life"and "Something"are beautifully played and arranged by this great Jazz musician from Buenos Aires .This released in the second one for Pablo,the first one, SOLO JAZZ GUITAR was well received by the press and jazz musicians.

Mike Stern who said: "I`ve listened toPablo`s Solo Jazz Guitar and I really like it, …

VIEW Video, a producer and publisher of Music, Performing Arts, and other documentary programs, announced the October 26th release of two new Jazz DVDs, expanding their ever-growing and award-winning Jazz DVD Collection:

GEORGE SHEARING: LULLABY OF BIRDLAND
JOE WILLIAMS: A SONG IS BORN


GEORGE SHEARING: LULLABY OF BIRDLAND

George Shearing is among the most popular and respected musicians of all time. His splendid "lo …