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The 104th NAMM Show is going to take place at Anaheim, California on January 19-22, 2006. Music products companies of all sizes are going to show the best that the music products industry has to offer. All Ibanez guitar fans will have the chance to see the widest possible 2006 Ibanez guitars line.

There have been a number of new Ibanez guitar models at various NAMM shows and so there will be at winter 2006 NAMM. Ibanez unveiled a new Steve Vai JEM Signature model at the

Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Eyran Katsenelenbogen releases his eighth CD, Solotude. A pun on Ellington's Solitude, The CD's title combines the words Solo and Etud¨¦ and reflect the idea of Eyran's entire career being a life-long extended musical study in playing solo.

Eyran's sound is highly original and remains loyal to the rich tradition of American jazz piano. Solotude features 17 jazz standards with distinctive arrangements that range from romantic-rhapsodic to intellectua

January 3, 2006--Los Angeles, CA--Eliott James is set to release his new album Cinematic Life on January 10, 2006. Cinematic Life features the cello, harp, piano, upright bass, guitar, and some sounds of nature such as falling rain and chirping birds. Atmospheric tracks like "Deep Forest Rain" and "Midnight Desert Run" paint the necessary visuals for you. He creates his own personal cinema for the body, mind, and spirit without uttering a word. It is very effec

Here are five people very different from each other; chance meetings brought them together, but what they do share is a common, supporting framework: their love of music. Equally, they share respect for each other?s creativity within that framework.

Lauren Shub has appeared on Broadway, she brings her warm, lustrous voice and her impeccable sense of timing to the music she creates with violinist Michael Robbins, who has performed li


Band on the Run

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CID by Stalker released by Raw Fish records.
January 2006

Forged from the depths of incarceration and inspired by the legendary "Blue Note" recordings of the 1950's comes "C.I.D" a brilliant new concept album by Manchester-based jazz hitmen Stalker.

Ten of "C.I.D's dozen tracks were written by Stalker's alto saxman and leader, Sam Qureshi.....while he was on the run from the law and later imprisoned on charges of harassing an ex-girlfriend.

"It was a lega


Holiday Jazz All Weekend on TomorrowJazz Radio! KANSAS CITY, Mo December 21 -

Let TomorrowJazz Radio serve as your holiday soundtrack!

Starting Friday, December 23 and continuing throughout the weekend, TomorrowJazz Radio goes seasonal with an eight-hour playlist. You’ll hear remixed Christmas music, music from recent holiday releases, and classics from dozens of artists like Charlie Parker, King Kooba, Diana Krall, Mark Whitfield, Sharpshooters,

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Photos available. Contact Allen Bush, Office of Public Information, 617-747-2658.


Superstar producer Phil Ramone assembles a stellar line-up for special concert; Proceeds will create scholarships in the names of performers BOSTON, December 19, 200

EtnaFest 2006 (Third Edition) EtnaFest is a State-financed music season that takes place in Sicily (Italy), in the city of Catania, every year. It is promoted by the Government of the Province of Catania and in the past has hosted artists as such as Woody Herman Orchestra, Brad Mehldau Trio, Gilberto Gil, Hanna Schygulla, João Bosco, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Anouar Brahem, Russell Malone, Benny Green, Janis Siegel, Juliette Gréco, Mulgrew Miller, Steve Nelson,

Atlanta / LaGrange Georgia 12-19-2005

Jammates wraps recording for the upcoming Future of Jazz compilation CD, Future of Jazz Volume #1. The CD is scheduled to hit the streets late-February 2006. Featuring some of Georgia’s top jazz artists, the project was recorded at Churchill Grounds, Atlanta’s premiere live jazz venue, during September-December of this year. The recording is unique in that all profits from CD and digital download sales will

It was a cold night in Kansas City followed by a snowy day. People were walking about as usual in Kansas City’s winter snow storm. That is not all too uncommon, since the past couple weeks Kansas City finally received its first major snow storm. However, little did a big jazz town know that a music legend was leaving his footprints in this great jazz town.

Most jazz lovers will readily recognize the name Wayne Shorter and his classic composition "Footprints". However, others might not

We at Acoustics are happy to announce that saxophonist Mark Whitecage has a brand-new release:

BushWacked A Spoken Opera

BushWacked, a spoken word opera, finds Mark Whitecage with a totally new Band, Concept, and Direction! In addition to West Coast electronic wizard Scott Steele on guitar combined with the keyboard artistry of Bill Larimer, Mark has added Perry Robinson's prize pupil Rozanne Levine on Bb & alto clarinets, with long-time collaborator Robert (Mike) Mahaffay on d

New CD titled "Cutting The Mustard" 10 trax in the genre of (Electric Country Blues) by Pete Mitchell alias "Stratmaster," Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Tutor from UK. Will be available from CD Baby etc. New book titled "Outside Looking In" is a autobiography of a struggling musician, working over 30 years gigging on the road etc. If you visit my site at you can hear some pilot trax (rough mixes) from CD, and you can read the Forewo


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Time: 4:30 ET Date: 12.19.05 Where: Jay Thomas Show (2-6pm ET / Channel 103)

Subject: Cynthia "c." Basinet brings her story of a Nobel nom, her music including the #1 hit, "Santa Baby" and the trip in between.

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"Santa Baby" from the CD, "For You With Love" available on iTune

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Coastal Jazz Radio debuts on December 18, 2005 (Atlanta) Coastal Jazz Radio -

A Eclectic Mix of Jazz is the new internet jazz station on For those not familiar with internet radio, it streams behind your other applications and is perfect for background music while you're on the computer at work or at home. Two big advantages to the internet format is that the name of the song and artist appears as the song is playing

Toronto Toronto Downtown Jazz, in association with GMP Productions, introduces a series of concerts this winter to kick off the jazz festival’s 20th Anniversary Season. This series, presented by JAZZ.FM91, boasts a lineup that will appeal to both the neophyte and jazz connoisseur, offering a little something to whet every appetite.

From Randy Weston’s African Rhythms to the Cuban-based grooves of ¡Cubanismo!, this Anniversary Series will get the city in the mo

Los Angeles, CA, December, 2005 Comin’ Home is James Tormé’s homage to an era of music which was filled with notions of romance and timeless values. The lyrics in these selections ring as true today as they did when they were written. Using a combination of musical influences, James’ freshman offering brings the sincerity of jazz classics to a whole new generation. Influenced as much by his multi-Grammy Award winning father, Mel, as he is by his own generation’s music


NEW YORK, NY -- On March 7th, Tompkins Square Records will release new landmark solo piano recordings from two of America's most enigmatic musicians, Charles Gayle and Ran Blake. Gayle's Time Zones (TSQ 2839) is his first recording to feature all original piano improvisations and only the second solo piano recording of his career. Blake's All That Is Tied (TSQ 1965), his 35th release, was recorded 40 years to the month after his first sol

"Symphonic Jobim," Adventure Music’s two CD set featuring the orchestral music of legendary Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, has been nominated as Best Classical Crossover Album.

"Symphonic Jobim" was produced by Jobim’s son Paulo and legendary arranger and composer Mario Adnet, and features arrangements by Jobim himself, as well as by Claus Ogerman, Nelson Riddle, Eumir Deodato, Dori Caymmi and both producers. The live recording, performed by members of the Orquestra Si

Yugoslavian-born pianist and composer Bogey Vujkov (pronounced voo-ey kov), has just released his debut CD, Comin’ Up For Air. The CD features Clipper Anderson on acoustic and 5-string electric bass, Terry Aspiras on keyboards, Jay Douglas on drums, and Dajari Makena on percussion. Of the 13 tracks on the CD, 11 were written by Bogey. The CD was produced by Bogey and Tom Pfaeffle at The Tank Studio in Black Diamond. Pfaeffle was the recording and mixing engineer, and Stev

Due to popular demand hometown favorite, vocalist/lyricist/actor George V Johnson Jr. returns to Twins Lounge for a one night engagement Friday, December 16th. He’ll be celebrating 55 years on the planet. All Musicians and friends are invited to come out to Twins and join in the fun.

Johnson’s career spans over 30 years, dating back to the 70's with the late pianist John Malachi at the "PIGFOOT" workshop in NE Washington DC. If you have not had the opportunity to hear him in concert r