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Bruce A. Henry, Twin Cities Premier Vocalist goes Chartbound on Jazz Week as of November 26, 2004.

Henry delivers 11 musical gifts on Connections, a definitive statement from an artist whose passion for expanding boundaries and articulating emotion literally becomes the music. Henry ’s rich baritone is truly an instrument, whether applied to his own heart wrenching compositions or to his interpretations of the work of a wide spectrum of timeless songwriters. Engaging a registry of the finest …

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Kansas City USA -- Alaadeen Enterprises, Inc. announces the publication of the new 2005 edition of www.Alaadeen.com. The site is the official website of Kansas City Jazz Master, Ahmad S. Alaadeen and also serves as a hub for the 'ASR Records label and Fandeen Publishing Company, Inc. online presences as well.

The 2005 Alaadeen website contains many useful and interesting features, along with convenient resources for music fans and prospective client …
29.01.2011

Best of Milwaukee 2004

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If you've heard jazz vocalist Ellen Winters sing, you know she brims with enthusiasm and charm. Winters is talented enough to have performed at the Montreux and North Sea jazz festivals while still in college. Her original cabaret show, "Harmony," was given rave reviews when it debuted in NYC a couple of years ago. Perhaps you caught her with Swing Nouveau at one of their frequent gigs in town. Or maybe it was with the Paul Spencer Band at Caroline's Jazz Club. Regardless of the venue, you know …
29.01.2011

Music That Moves

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"Joshua Trinidad blows up the jazz realm in Denver with his new take on trumpet playing." such is the opinion of popular Jazz magazine Downbeat, a source well known for it’s inside to the latest and greatest in the Jazz scene. It is rare that a small upscale Jazz venue in Denver Colorado can make December feel like June. Combine the soul and skill of the Joshua Trinidad Quintet, with the classy ambiance and cravable food of Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge, and it was anything but cold inside.

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29.01.2011

U.S.E. Angiola, the new CD of Marco Esu

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The Art of Marco Esu in the world. A new CD written and interpreted from "Marco Esu" is introduced today; (guitarist and composer), its job introduces ten songs for guitar in a style between classic music and the jazz, its infuences are many and its artistic distances see collaborations with many artists of several kinds, after many years of productions of Marco and many works in order to introduce its work artistic musical, hour can finally be found a produced CD of international production fro …
29.01.2011

Liza with a Z at Ozzfest?

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Apparently rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne wants and is "desperate" to manage jazz singer Liza Minnelli. Minnelli, 59, has had a very rough year with numerous false claims of abuse, shallow sexual harrasment lawsuits, and numerous health and vocal problems. After her divorce to music producer David Gest in 2003, things have been downhill for the daughter of Judy Garland. Liza with a "Z" has had no management since her divorce and has managed to pull of a summer tour in 2004 all by herself. Despit …
Dates: April 2- May 1, 2005, Tues Fri 12-5pm; event premiere party Sat Apr 2, 6-9pm. at the Robert Bruno Gallery in the Warehouse Arts District of New Orleans 900 South Peters St., New Orleans, La. 70130., (504) 679-0001

New Orleans, La. New Orleans Award-winning Photographer Steven Forster has announced that he will unveil the premiere exhibition of his legends series of jazz and musical giants including Ella Fitzgerald at the Robert Bruno Gallery in New Orleans for the month of April …

29.01.2011

A Moment of Gratitude

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The White House, Washington, D.C. - The artistry and importance of African-American music took center stage on Tuesday, when President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush hosted performances by National Endowment for the Arts’ Jazz Masters’ Dr. Billy Taylor, Chico Hamilton, James Moody and "Jazz and the New Generation" featuring vocalist Crystal Torres in celebration of Black Music Month.
While over two hundred of the President’s invited guests filled the Blue Room, the three "Jazz Mas …
The awarding of the 2005 NEA Jazz Masters Awards to a distinguished class of musicians provided some of the highlights of the 32nd annual conference of the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) held in Long Beach. This years honorees included Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Smith, Slide Hampton, Paquito D'Rivera, Artie Shaw, Shirley Horn and, as Jazz Advocate, George Wein. Additionally, the NEA used the occasion to announce an ambitious new curriculum integrating the study of jazz into Americ …
29.01.2011

Susanne Alt Quartet

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In March or April Susanne will release her first live-DVD which was recorded at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, during her CD-release concert of her first work "Nocturne" which she recorded in march 2004. For more information about the DVD-release please check out her website. …
Growing up in a strictly religious family that banned her from listening to any kind of music apart from the religious variety, London-born, Juliet Kelly has already overcome the odds to become a jazz singer and songwriter, releasing a debut album to critical acclaim that has lead to many tipping her as "one to watch". Now she is attempting what she has labelled "either an excellent or disastrous idea" to raise money from the jazz community to help release her next album.

On her website, Juli …

This debut recording was originally released in 1992 and also released in 1997 as "Another Time" (if you have a copy, trust us: it's going to be collectable). The writing is exquisite "...And Keep This Place In Mind For a Better One is Hard To Find" and the following two tracks, "Running After Eternity" and "Dee" are among the finest for piano trio we have heard in a very long time. Those that follow, " On Your Own" and "Affreusement Votre (Horribly Yours)", are almost equally as good. Peacock's …
29.01.2011

2005 Grammy Winners

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Best Contemporary Jazz Album: Unspeakable, Bill Frisell

Best Jazz Vocal Album: R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal), Nancy Wilson

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo: Speak Like A Child, Herbie Hancock, soloist

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Illuminations, McCoy Tyner With Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride & Lewis Nash

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Concert In The Garden, Maria Schneider Orchestra

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Legendary Jazz Pianist, Oscar Peterson today announced two rare concerts in July 2005, his first British performances in many years. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Saturday February 12th.

For the full press release announcement, ticket and venue details, click here: http://www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/kennedy_street/oscar_peterson.htm

The concerts take in the London Royal Albert Hall on Friday 1st July, and Manchester Bridgewater Hall on Sunday 3rd July. Peterson will be accompanied by …

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NORTH AMERICAN CITY CAPTURED HU Releases A One of a Kind Film on New Orleans

DALLAS, TX (USA)-Human Utilities Whole Armour® is now releasing NEW ORLEANS: The Crescent. This film is produced through …

29.01.2011

WE LOVE JAZZ 2005

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The seminars will take place from the 04th/07 to the 09th/07 2005 in the extraordinary setting of the historical gardens of Villa Lina estate (www.villalina.com). They will take place in the morning and in afternoon with instrument, ensemble music, theory and harmony lessons. It’s open to everybody would like to get a deeper knowledge of technic of one or more instruments in Jazz. A Frequence Certificate will be given at the end of the …


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York USA -- New York based drummer, composer and educator, Jeff Siegel has recorded in many collaborative contexts and with many notable established jazz artists. His own ensemble, Jeff "Siege" Siegel Quartet, recently completed the recording of his debut CD release titled: Magical Spaces. This album contains all original compositions by Jeff. Magical Spaces
Thirty-one years ago, Texas Southern University launched KTSU 90.9 FM, a 10-watt 24-hour radio station capable of a broadcast radius of 10 miles. Housed in a converted building on the campus of the university, the station was the first black-oriented FM station in Houston, Texas. KTSU also had the distinction of being the first radio outlet located at a predominantly black institution of higher learning in Texas. Since those humble beginnings in 1974, KTSU-FM affectionately known a …
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 …

Following her hugely successful charity fundraiser at the famous 606 Jazz club in London earlier this year, the UK's most talked about jazz singer returns to her adopted home town of Bath to perform a second concert to raise money for those affected by the Tsunami. This concert, like the first which raised almost £4,000 pounds, will be in aid of The British Red Cross and will provide much needed aid in the areas most badly hit by this natural disaster. All the performers, organizers and technica …