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The New Orleans Grand Palace Hotel, highlights the best and brightest of New Orleans’ traditional jazz scene "Essentially, this may be the best looking jazz space in the South."

The club is capitalizing on its non-Bourbon Street location by offering next door parking and enhanced by the increasingly popular Canal Street streetcar stops at the club’s front door. The venue is readily accessible from I-10 and the expanding commercial interest in the area of Canal Street between Ram …

29.01.2011

A Top UK Jazz Pianist

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Born in 1976 and having started playing piano of a very early age, Chris has gained a wealth of ability when it comes to the Jazz piano art form, with complex improvisation at the forefront, and an easy on the ear approach I am sure his name will be up there with all the other Jazz greats around the world! …
On Sunday 29th May 2005, Clare Teal, Ian Shaw, Tony Smith (Roy Ayers' guitarist)and other celebrities from the Jazz world will be performing a unique concert at the 606 club in London to raise money for charities that suport research into M.E. The event will be a truely exceptional experience and will sell out very quickly so please book early if you want to guarantee being there. We don't have the full details yet, but as it is a Sunday you will have to book to have lunch. There will be a seper …
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TomorrowJazz.com Celebrates Ascension Into Top 10% of Internet Jazz Stations

KANSAS CITY, Mo April 28 - TomorrowJazz Radio, an 24/7 Internet radio station dedicated to future jazz, recently hit the #39 spot in rankings of Live365.com. Live365 is the world's largest Internet radio network, with thousands of stations and more than 2.6 million listeners a month. The ranking is out of 395 Live365 stations that consider jazz to be their primary genre. While most of those t …

29.01.2011

A new music opera from artist Marco Esu

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After a period of hush and job dedicated to the composition, the artist Marco Esu introduces in his web site a particular series of scores and new compositions, written for several instruments and available integrally to all person who can use the web.

Having dedicated as well as time to the several studys of instruments like the guitar, violin and the piano, between which an instrument that have inspired the melodys and that …
29.01.2011

Reservoir Music to Release

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RED CAT PUBLICITY J a s o n B y r n e 415 85th Street, #3R, Brooklyn, NY, 11209, tel 718 921 1330 Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. On June 28, 2005 Reservoir Music Releases SIGNATURE The New Recording from Guitarist RONI BEN-HUR Featuring John Hicks, Rufus Reid, Leroy Williams and Steve Kroon "As eloquent as a cool breeze, this understated exercise in bebop equilibrium goes down so easy you might underestimate the magic. A limber and inventive guitarist, who is often heard with Barry Harris and the …
On May 24, 2005 Mahogany Jazz Releases VINTAGE The New Recording from Vocalist Kathy Kosins Featuring Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland, Peter Bernstein, John Ellis and Jeremy Pelt "Kathy Kosins is one of the finest singers in the world." Don Was, producer "I wasn't expecting to fall in love with a new female vocal album, but I wound up staying the night." Will Friedwald "...Solid intonation, unwavering swing and a voice that can conjure both the girl next store and her older wiser sis …

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The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Names Trumpeter/Composer Dave Douglas a Guggenheim Fellow for 2005 ***In September 2005 Greenleaf Music will release a dual-sided multi-media disc of Dave Douglas & Keystone; new music inspired by the early works of unjustly maligned silent film actor and director Rosco …

Piano, Keyboardist Mike Di Lorenzo And His New Contemporary Jazz Cd Release "Urbanized" being featured On "The Groove Boutique" and "Chill with Chris Botti" Syndicated Shows. CD101.9 FM NYC presenting a new direction of contemporary music from contemporary jazz to smooth, hip-hop and latin jazz formats. "Urbanized" presents a fresh blend of rhythmic and melodic instrumental compositions which also features Bob Malach on tenor sax and Vinnie Cutro on trumpet. Read some of the quotes:

"disc tha …

Jazz euphoniumist, Tom Ball, has released his debut CD titled the Tom Ball Quartet - Fishleather Jacket. This recording is currently receiving heavy air play on Denver's jazz radio station KUVO 89.3 FM. His playing style evokes images of a euphonium playing Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, or Tom Harrell. He has appeared as a sideman playing euphonium on several recordings including Hard Times by saxophonist and Capri Records recording artist, < …

LOS ANGELES - May 17, 2005 - Three of music’s most influential groundbreakers are set to break new ground for the first time together. Bassist Stanley Clarke, banjo player Bela Fleck and violinist Jean-Luc Ponty will debut as a trio in the aptly named Trio! for a summer tour that promises to be one of the most exciting musical events in years and genuinely worthy of the group’s exclamation point.

"Miles Davis told me once that it takes a lot of courage to be different," says Clarke, who will …

With an appetizing array of over 500 artists appearing on 7 stages for 3 nights and 2 days of nonstop jazz, the 48th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Presented by MCI offers fans a taste to please every palette.

From reunions reflecting its storied past to today's "New Grooves", from MJF debuts of vocal masters like Tony Bennett to Madeleine Peyroux, from the world premiere of commissioned music to the Festival premiere of its Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, the world's longest running jazz fest …

Berklee College of Music has offered the Five-Week Summer Performance Program since 1987, giving high school students the opportunity to study jazz, pop, rock, funk, fusion, and R&B. This year the Five-Week Summer Performance Program is inaugurating the Berklee Summer Jazz Workshop, a special program for the best and brightest high school jazz players from around the world who have recently auditioned for Berklee. All students selected for the program will receive full scholarships and ho …

Boston, MA (USA), May 7, 2005 - Seven hundred graduates received degrees today at Berklee College of Music's 2005 Commencement, held at Northeastern University’s Matthews Arena, in Boston. Honorary Doctor of Music Degrees were presented by Berklee President Roger Brown to Grammy-winning R&B vocalist Anita Baker, legendary jazz bassist Ron Carter, and Kevin Eubanks, a Berklee alumnus and music director of the Tonight Show Band.

In front of more than 4,000 guests, Carter delivered t …

29.01.2011

Hip Graffiti named

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May 2005 - Hip Graffiti was named San Diego's Best Jazz Band in the 2005 edition of San Diego Magazine. According to the magazine, "Carol Fuller and Jay Myerson, the husband and wife team who form the backbone of jazz funksters Hip Graffiti, weren’t born in San Diego, but they’ve made themselves at home here. With a new CD just out, they’re poised for great things. Check out "This Is": Hip Graffiti for an earful of favorite standards and a noteworthy interpretation or t …
Labor Day heralds the beginning of an eventful season of jazz for Orange County fans.

Kicking things off, the 11th Annual West Coast Jazz Party is slated September 1 through 4, during the holiday weekend at the Irvine Marriott Hotel. A Tribute to Lionel Hampton and an All Star Boss Nova Spectacular head the list of the party’s attractions, along with a group of the world’s top musicians, scheduled to play afternoon and evening concerts. As well, players will be on board the H …

Jazz Sizzles in New Exhibition At CAAM

Photo and Text by Ricky Richardson

Los Angeles-In the words of New Orleans jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton, jazz was born with a "Spanish tinge." A bilingual traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta," opened at the California African American Museum on July 16, 2005 and will remain on view until October 8, 2005.

Important industry personalities-an interesting mixture of musicians, pro …

By most standards that have already been established, the 15th Annual Houston International Jazz Festival was a huge success. Held in Houston, Texas on August 5th, 6th, and 7th, the Festival featured three nights of exceptional jazz entertainment, all of which were highlighted by various themes associated with the international aspects of the event. On August 5th and 6th, Asian and Latin Jazz Night provided the internat …

In show business there is an old saying "the two hardest acts to follow are animal acts and children." The point was proven to thousands of Jazz fans after witnessing the performances of the Summer Jazz Workshop All-Stars at the Houston International Jazz Festival at the Verizon Wireless Theater August 5, 6, and 7th. Although the headliners put on great performances, the buzz after each night was about the children musicians enrolled in the Summer Jazz Workshop.

It …