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29.01.2011

Rick Bishop: What 4

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For Immediate Release - October 21, 2005

What 4: The new CD from the bassist/composer and Colby College music associate, Rick Bishop.

The CD is Bishops fourth release on P.E.P.Records and includes tracks recorded at Resolution Sound in Vermont, live tracks recorded by Perrow Audio in Maine, intimate duets recorded at guitarist Tom Hoffmans studio, as well as tracks with clarinetist Eric Thomas at Bishops home in Waterville Maine.

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29.01.2011

Introducing MOTIV...

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Mixing jazz improvisation with a modern big beat sound, whilst working at the hard edge of the contemporary jazz scene, MOTIV's two horn players, accompanied by a three piece rhythm section, create angular and edgy harmonies over a contemporary mix of hip hop, break beats, and funky drum ‘n bass. Add to that mix the dynamic vocal talents of MC Cheshire Cat and you have a unique and original blend of improvised jazz, hip-hop and funk recently described as: "Funky jazz for the 21st Century" -ether

"Soulful, dignified, somewhat Cleo Laine-like..." THE GUARDIAN (UK)

" a real jazz sensibility, depth in the writing, a band that doesn't mind stretching out and a little intensity; rare and welcome weapons in today's jazz vocalists' often limited armoury." JAZZ AT RONNIE SCOTT'S MAGAZINE (UK)

"A young Londoner with film star looks, Juliet Kelly serves up a good first recording that begs for listening by adherents of jazz and pop-jazz." DOWNBEAT MAGAZIN

Mumbai based jazz ensemble Soul Yatra is back after a very successful Asia-Pacific tour. Appointed as the Indian ambassadors of jazz by Hennessy XO, Soul Yatra has now been signed on as brand ambassadors and will perform several international events for Hennessy over the next two years. This is heartening news indeed for Indian jazz artistes who have been struggling for decades to find a voice in the international jazz arena. Jazz may have originated in America but today this form of improvis

Jo Crimmins

Director, Publicity

Concord Records

Concord Music Group and Monster Cable Products today announced a partnership designed to revolutionize home entertainment; combining Monster Music’s pioneering SuperDiscs with Concord’s top-shelf musical artists and musicianship, a calling card of the venerable record company. Each limited edition SuperDisc, an innovation that offers such advanced features as high definition surround sound, is painstakingly mixed and mastere

441 RECORDS announces the release of ‘S WONDERFUL by The Great Jazz Trio on October 25, 2005. The Great Jazz Trio is pianist Hank Jones, bassist John Patitucci and drummer Jack DeJohnette. The album is a nine-track suite of jazz standards and songbook repertoire recorded at Avatar Studios in New York City in June 2004. The session was recorded live to 2-track in Direct Stream Digital format to yield the highest quality recording possible. ‘S WONDERFUL is the 28th release by The Great Jazz Trio s

PCAMI* is pleased to announce the collaboration and music alliance with one of Kansas City's own music icon, EVERETT DEVAN.

Mr. DeVan has been a productive force in the music business for over 30 years and has had the opportunity to perform all over Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States. Mr DeVan has performed and shared top billing with artists such as: B.B. King, Count Basie, Tom Jones, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Nancy Wilson, Charles Earland, Herbie Mann, The Mills Brothers, Hank

The sound of Poogie Bell's drums is what you hear on many of the world's finest jazz, neo-soul, R&B, POP and hip-hop records. Performer, record producer, composer, and arranger, you've heard his work with artists including Chaka Kahn, Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, Erykah Badu, David Bowie, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Stanley Turrentine, John Scofield, Mike Stern, Al Jarreau, Vanessa Williams, Randy Crawford, Alex Bugnon, Victor Bailey,...and many many more.

Native of New York and a

Multi-artist benefit record to aid storm victims will be released mid-November

All-star collection includes new recordings from Coldplay, Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Clint Black, R. Kelly, Bonnie Raitt, Harry Connick, Jr. among many others

Plus classic cuts by Louis Armstrong, Dr. John and Fats Domino.

Los Angeles, October 17, 2005 EMI Group, SONYBMG, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Concord Music

Cocoa Beach, Fl - Internationally recognized Heidi's Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach, Florida is now the "new" Heidi's Jazz Club. After an extensive renovation and expansion Heidi's Jazz club opened with a bang on October 14, 2005. With new carpet, tables, chairs, stage, lightening and accessories and most importantly an expansion to add additional seating, Heidi's Jazz Club was and is proud to show the "new", sophisticated chic jazz experience to all.

Heidi's Jazz Club i

29.01.2011

It's A Family Affair

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PAUL COLLINS ARTIST MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE ADDITION OF RHONDA THOMAS-HICKS TO OUR PROLIFIC MUSICAL FAMILY.

MS. HICKS HAS A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, MARKETING AND A MASTERS OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS. MS. HICKS, FROM WICHITA, KANSAS, HAS EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MARKETING. THESE STRATEGIC SKILLS WILL ALLOW PCAMI* TO GROW IN KEY MARKETS, CREATE A GREATER MUSICAL PRESENCE AND OFFER A WIDE VARIETY OF MUS

Mill Davis, the highly sought after choice for professional entertainment writing, has announced new offerings for independent music makers and music businesses. "It’s not just about sounding good in the studio; you have to sound good on paper, too." Website content, music industry career and business plans, press release and bio writing are among the services that will be made available.

Ms. Davis has demonstrated that her impeccable writing skills are top notch and highly

29.01.2011

Dan Papirany New Trio Album

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For immediate release: The Dan Papirany Trio are releasing their third album. The Dan Papirany Trio features Israeli pianist Dan Papirany (piano), Pete McGregor (bass) and Frank Gibson Jr (drums). MLC VOL 1 features 6 standard and 2 original tunes played with great sensitivity and feel, includes: "In Your Own Sweet Way" (standard) "I Got Rhythm" (bebop) & "Gal" (Original in samba). MLC VOL 1 was recorded live at MLC Bar and Café in Auckland New Zealand on May and June

29.01.2011

Herbie Hancock

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Possibilities is an apt name for Herbie Hancock’s latest project, a wide-ranging collection of studio collaborations between the jazz legend and a multi-generational lineup of artists, from household names like John Mayer, Sting, Annie Lennox, Christina Aguilera, Paul Simon, Carlos Santana and Trey Anastasio, to serious up-and-comers like Damien Rice, Joss Stone and Raul Midón. For Hancock, whose four-decades-plus career has been a model of fearless boundary stretching, this yearlong effort was
Jaijai Jackson Launches and Mentors New Independent Jazz Artists worldwide through her "Woman of Jazz" radio show on Xradio.biz in Las Vegas.

Accomplished Jazz artists and new independent artists are jumping on Jaijai Jackson's bandwagon. Daughter of Jazz legend bassist Chubby Jackson has a successful jazz radio show through Xradio.biz launching and mentoring new independent jazz artists.

Jackson known as "Woman of Jazz" on Xradio.biz's Las Vegas station is on the hunt f

Nashville, TN--October 3, 2005--Who knew that this country singer was really a closet chanteuse? Dyann Woody makes a seamless transition from ‘Yee Haw’ to ‘Ooh La La’. She not only has the voice of an angelic siren, but what will amaze you even more is just how easy and pleasing her music is to listen to. She reaches across many genres and meshes elements of ‘70’s singer/songwriter style, jazz, blues and pop with the art of a well-crafted lyric.

Although this is Dyann’s fi

29.01.2011

The Second Coming....

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Frank McComb is a divine soul man who speaks with the native tongue of blues, jazz, gospel, pop and some hip hop. His virtuoso piano and organ work have made him not only an indispensable and highly sought after session musician, but an underground favorite on the soul and jazz scenes. He has recorded or performed with many of music's giants including: Frankie Beverly and Maze, Teena Marie, Chaka Khan, Lalah Hathaway, Terri Lynn Carrington, Phyllis Hyman and Teddy Pendegrass. He has also done do

GEORGE V JOHNSON JR

Presents

THE ART OF JAZZ VOCALESE "WORKSHOP"

"Heir Apparent" to the Founding Father of Vocalese "EDDIE JEFFERSON" He's Next In Line!

8 Weeks - 2 Hours of "INTENSE INSTRUCTIONS" each session

Serious singers only!

End of session performance 2 nights @ TWINS LOUNGE

Classes Start: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Time: 7:30 9:30 (Each Tuesday)

Learn to sing & write l