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Kansas City USA -- With a brand new release by label co-founder, Alaadeen, titled "New Africa Suite", making its commercial release in July 2005, 'ASR RECORDS management felt that the label needed to find a viable solution for secure online CD sales and major digital distribution. Especially since the new CD had been generating its own "buzz" and has already been met with qualified critical praise by professional jazz critics and fellow artists like Bobb

Atlanta / LaGrange Georgia 8-9-2005 Jammates LLC today announces complimentary promotional help to Georgia jazz artists wanting to extend their music and brand to an expanded audience. On August 31st the Company will rollout its online jazz jukebox and artist profile for Georgia musicians, just in time for the Montreux-Atlanta Jazz festival.

'We're just stepping up and doing our part to spread the word about the fine talent located here in our

British independent jazz label OT Records is the first label to join forces with new company E-retail Solutions to make their Jazz and Blues records available outside of the UK for the first time. OT Records, whose roster includes Dylan Howe, Ben Castle, David Tughan, Helium Soul and PD3, will be able to accept payment via Paypal through the newly established E-Retail Solutions website Many of OT Records releases have been highly praised in the UK with three

Here’s some BIG NEWS for audiences, artists, and industry people who are fans of groovy acid jazz, smooth jazz and funky crossover music!

Rafe Gomez’ innovative mix of music has shaken things up in a good way at radio, and now he’s ready to do the same for TV! Since April, after four months of keeping fans in suspense, DJ, radio personality and recording artist RAFE GOMEZ announced the debut date of his own TV show The Groove Boutique on the home shopp

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BOSTON, MA -- Legendary composer/bandleader and National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master George Russell is proud to announce the October 18th release of his new live concert recording, The 80th Birthday Concert (Concept Publishing). This 2-CD set, recorded in June 2003, documents the highlights of his 80th birthda


Club Tropical and Banana Bread Records Announce 'Ear Orchard' Music Series Los Angeles, CA, Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Club Tropical and Banana Bread Records have inaugurated a new Monday jazz and improvised music series entitled "Ear Orchard." "The series picks up where Sensound Music’s ‘Jazz on A Monday Vibe’ series left off. Our strategy is to extend the success of the existing Monday series and tighten the focus on providing fresh, provocative improvise


The Hathaway concert is special pre-festival kick-off at Berklee Performance Center with artist reception BOSTON, July 26, 2005 -- Berklee College of Music and the BeanTown Jazz Festival - both of which create accessibility to great jazz for Boston audiences are partnering to present the opening concert for the fifth-annual BeanTown Jazz Festival,

LONGMEADOW, MA -- On August 30th, Playscape Recordings will release Renku (PSR#080504), the debut recording from New York-based saxophonist/composer Michaël Attias' two-year old working trio of the same name, featuring bassist John Hebert and drummer Satoshi Takeishi. Named after a style of Japanese linked poetry, this trio documents an intense but intricate and diversely cultivated sound befitting both its name and the eclectic background of its leader, an Israeli-born son of Moroccan pa

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From the shining lights stood an incredible voice throughout the crowd of thousands. I thought Hendrix was back! I went to check out an artist that performs with other blues legends ,but it seems he is not getting as much attention as he should. From legendary blues artists like James Cotton, Hubert Sumlin, Lucky Peterson and many more stands a young man that is making sure that blues remains alive among his people. With a voice like fiery silk, he play

Kansas City, Missouri

Paul Collins Artist Management International and Kansas City’s own JuanDre Music Group featuring "VIBE" are pleased to announce their participation in the 14th Annual Pride Sunset Jazz Series presented by Wachovia and held in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This high profile jazz series starts September 9, 2005 and runs all weekend. It is normally spread over a month of weekends in association with the annual Charlotte Shout. This format change from


Who’s the Boss-anova?

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Latin Jazz Diva Estaire Godinez Performing Live Every Thursday


Due to popular demand, Yu Restaurant & Lounge is pleased to announce an

Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown announced the appointment of Dr. Lawrence J. Simpson to the newly created position of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at the pioneering music college. At Berklee, Simpson will lead and oversee the academic initiatives of the college, including curriculum, faculty, and all areas directly related to teaching and learning. He joins the college on August 22.

Simpson comes to Berklee from Cleveland, Ohio, where he has been presid


LaGrange/Atlanta Georgia, 7-26-2005

Coe Cloud, Paul Hammock and Pat Patten are reconnecting after almost 10 years to offer audio and wrap-around video/DVD, web, publicity and promotion services to the burgeoning jazz market in Georgia and beyond. Beginning this month (July 2005) under the Jammates banner, the trio will target Georgia’s jazz community offering a myriad of services including location multi-track recording, p


Dayve Stewart - Saxophonist

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Album Release

TALLAHASSEE, FL, July 25, 2005 - Dayve Stewart is pleased to announce the release of his debut album entitled Feel Me. Feel Me can best be described as "funky jazz" with strong melodies. His melodies are also very memorable for both the trained and untrained ear. Feel Me is an album targeted for everyone to enjoy. Dayve wrote these songs for everyone to relate to.

Dayve is not only enjoyable to listen to, but also enjoyable to watch. A


Kansas City USA -- 'ASR RECORDS announces the addition of Sumi Tonooka - the established New York based pianist, composer, clinician and producer to our artist roster. Sumi Tonooka has been surprising and delighting audiences - and quietly piling up accolades from jazz writers and her fellow musicians. Leslie Gourse, of Jazz Times, describes her artistry with such phrases as: "Fierce, fascinating composer and pianist . . . a thoughtful, fresh voice .

Herb Robertson Trio at the FONT Music Festival 2005 (2nd August)

Herb Robertson has been one of the most active musicians on the scene for several years. Herb plays the horns in a lyrical and colourful way, often employing a range of mutes to make his sound more personal and unique. He met Gerry Hemingway 27 years ago. This lasting musical friendship leads to all kind of innovations incorporated into the music at least by those who


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Actress, jazz artist Cynthia "c." Basinet among Nobel Peace Prize nominees

Hollywood, CA - Cynthia Basinet, and 39 others from the United States, are among the 1,000 women from around the world who have been collectively nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as part of a novel project meant to highlight their work for a better future.

Nominee Basinet, while best known as an actress and jazz artist -

On Tuesday, July 12, 2005, Chris Walker released I Know It’s Love, a brand-new album of twelve widely-appealing Adult Contemporary songs. The Houston-based artist’s recording is the first to be released on the newly-formed Canvas Records label.

The 12 tracks on I Know It’s Love showcase the various facets of that all-powerful emotion, from the thrill of romance to the desperation of unrequited passion. The songs, inspired by many different people and situations, speak with a