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Tony Adamo

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Tony Adamo’s "Groove Therapy" at #10 UrbanZone Productions/News Release At ArtistLaunch Radio top R&B/Funk Chart, Tony Adamo’s "Groove Therapy" has blasted the funk out of Los Lonely Boys, George Benson, Al Jarreau, Take 6, and is at the #10 spot. "Groove Therapy" is from Adamo’s new CD, STRAIGHT UP DEAL to be released in April of 07 on UrbanZone Records. Adamo’s Nu-Funk vocals are driven by a mighty rhythm section and Tower of Power Horns (alumni & current members). To hear two more songs from

13 year old jazz piano sensation, Kne-O'chaw Hampton will be performing at the 2006 Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, January 26-28, 2006 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Among the head liners scheduled to perform are Shaggy, Al Green, Nestor Torres, Richie Stevens, James Ingram, Air Supply, Maxi Priest and more to be announced. There is a 50 year anniversary tribute to Byron Lee.

Kne-O'chaw was interviewed by Jaijai Jackson on her radio program "Woman Of Jazz" at in Las Vegas a

Hello everyone! Troglosound, italian underground label which love free-jazz, improv and noise, is always looking to new musics and releases. We do mainly cd-r and limited edition and we wait for you, so feel free to contact us if you want we to hear some your sounds or if you want to collaborate with us for any kind of projects. Please note that we doesn't work for money, and we aren't a "contract" label!!! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NARADA JAZZ SIGNS SMOOTH JAZZ GUITARIST NICK COLIONNE Narada Jazz is pleased to announce the signing of smooth jazz guitarist Nick Colionne to its stellar artist roster. Colionne's new album, his career fifth, will be released in early 2006. A native of Chicago, Colionne has made a name for himself with his Wes Montgomery-inspired guitar style, punched up by smooth jazz's funkier and soulful side. Colionne's chops and showmanship have garnered him

The Berklee 2005-2006 Concert Series continues November 3 at the Berklee Performance Center with acclaimed bassist Me'Shell NdegéOcello. General admission tickets are $25 ($18.75 seniors), and may be purchased at the Berklee box office or through Ticketmaster at For ticket information, please call 617-747-2261 or visit For season tickets to the series, call 617-747-2409. The Berklee Performance Center is located at 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA,

Stix Hooper heralds another peak of global music and adds to his illustrious solo career, as he records in Austria, late September, 2005, with his very special international jazz trio. The trio, recording at MG Sound Studios in Vienna, brings together Hooper along with world class, European pianist, Andre Kitaev, and American bassist, Al Criado. "Jazz is a wonderful freedom of expression," Hooper says. "It is America's indigenous musical art form, it's the music culture we have contributed to

'ASR Records artist, Erica Lindsay will be performing with Oliver Lake's Big Band this week at the Jazz Standard in NYC. Ms. Lindsay, is a world-class tenor saxophonist, composer and recording artist who first debuted as a leader on the NYC jazz scene in the late 1980s. She can also be heard on the latest Oliver Lake Big Band recording, Cloth (Passin' Thru Records). Her quintet was first heard on her debut release for Candid Records (CCD 79040), Erica Lindsay - Dreamer. T

"ESSENCE" by Australian Vocalist Ingrid James
Posted: 2005-09-21

By Aparna Datta

Lay back, put up your feet, close your eyes, and enter a classic jazz club from the mid 50's as you listen to Ingrid James new CD "Essence." Ingrid James of Brisbane, Australia brings her eloquent vocals to this familiar ten-song set. She is able to move seamlessly between songs by songwriters who are diverse, and by adding her own heart felt vocals the songs are completely reformed. The soun

New York, NY - The Afrobeat Sudan Aid Project (A.S.A.P.) has raised over $120,000 in aid money for the victims of ethnic violence in Darfur.

"A.S.A.P." is a benefit compilation featuring the hottest new Afrobeat acts around the globe, alongside former Fela Kuti bandmates Kaleta, Dele Sosimi, Baba Olajagun, and a classic Tony Allen track with Fela himself.

"A.S.A.P." reached the Top 25 overall and #1 on the world charts of the iTunes Music Store when it was released. It has been praised by

A beautiful brunette with a jazz and musical theater background, Tokeli is "it", the whole package, an extraordinary talent with outstanding performance style and heartfelt interpretation of her music. The singer is a native of San Diego, CA, who has recently & happily returned home to the little island off San Diego of Coronado, from a decade in Boston, New York and Los Angeles. With a B.A. in Theater from UCSD and a Masters in Drama from Tufts University, Tokeli fondly remem

AVON, CT (USA) -- On October 25th, 482 Music will release Other Stories [Three Suites], the debut CD from Brooklyn-based cornetist/composer Taylor Ho Bynum's SpiderMonkey Strings. Named after two mythic tricksters, Anansi the Spider of West Africa and the Monkey King of China, this eclectic ensemble brings a genre-defying spirit and sense of humor to Bynum's diverse extended suites. The group features Jason Kao Hwang (violin), Jessica Pavone (violin and viola), Stephanie Griffin (viola),

Ropatt Releases Follow-Up CD

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(Long Beach, CA September 14, 2005)

"The Return of The Twin" is the follow up to Ropatt’s (aka Ron Patton) debut solo CD, "Biggie Was Here", released in 2003, also on Twin Noir Records.

This time around, Ropatt’s collective work of 16 tracks showcases more of his versatility, and musical influences covering a wide array of sounds from old school, Motown, classical, Hip Hop, smooth jazz, pop, r&b, country and "movie soundtrack" music.

Ron was born a


by: George V Johnson Jr.

Twins Jazz would like to personally thank the Washington DC JAZZ Community for supporting the JAZZ MARATHON FUNDRAISER for the Victims of Hurricane Katrina. Many area musicians in the Nations Capitol went above and beyond the call of duty to assist in making this event a success. Beautiful jazz music was played 12 hours non stop. Ten hours of this event was recorded live on video. At the d


Tony Adamo One Playlist at a Time Franki LaMantia, Urbanzone Productions Singer-songwriter Tony Adamo’s tune, "When Love Comes Over You" was first played on Café Jazz Radio, 88.8 FM Toronto, Canada and was added to their playlist of April, 2003. It recently made the playlist for August 27 Sept 2, 2005 on SkyJazz Radio’s show, New Wave Café, and was in solid company right in between Will Downing & Gerald Albright’s version of "Stop, Look, Listen" and Lou Rawls

Check out Marilyn Scott's great new album "Handpicked," the first retrospective of Marilyn’s career. Handpicked by the artist herself, it includes 16 jazz tracks including her Grammy nominated song, "The Look of Love." Also included are two unreleased tracks, including a cover of Peter Gabriel’s "In Your Eyes." On Marilyn's website there is a chance to win an Ipod Shuffle pre-loaded with the album. Check it out!

Featuring salsa singer Herman Olivera



September 9, 2005

3D launches its first complete Latin album titled RITMO DE VIDA. The album features singer Herman Olivera, trumpeter Ray Vega and Grammy Award winning pianist Oscar Hernandez.

RITMO DE VIDA is a vibrant production with 10 songs

Atlanta / LaGrange Georgia 9-7-2005

Jammates LLC turns up its online jazz jukebox. This complimentary feature area on the website profiles participating Georgia jazz artists wanting to extend their music and brand to an expanded audience. The jukebox offers a full-length track by and artist profile for each participating jazz musician or group. From anywhere in the world, jazz fans now have the opportunity