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Artistopia again shocks and amazes the online music community by continuing to revolutionize how music talent is discovered on the web. Artistopia announces the launch of its newest service that’s solely focused on music businesses in their pursuit to find top-notch talent on the web. Music companies have access to the best independent and competing music artists, musicians, and songwriters the Internet has to offer. Record labels, publishers, producers, promoters, managers, and music law firms
Jazz songwriter Kyle Bronsdon commemorates the twelveth anniversary of Municipal Court Judge George T. Choppelas’s landmark ruling before San Francisco’s Court of Historical Review & Appeal that Elvis Presley was, in the eyes of the law, actually deceased. Bronsdon has waited six months for this auspicious date to publicly unveil his newest CD, All About the Burn, at the historic Miceli’s in Hollywood.

The drummer, (who performs with his handmade "cocktail drum", an obscure instrument

It has been nearly four years since the internationally renowned jazz bassist and composer, Dave Young has released a recording as the leader of his own ensemble. His last offering, Tale of the Fingers was a huge success, both critically and artistically. Four years has been a sizeable interval, but the musical results have been well worth the wait. On March 1st and 2nd, Justin Time Records is releasing a thrilling new jazz recording by The Dave Young Quintet, entitled Mainly Mingus -
HYENA Records' Recording Artist JOHN ELLIS Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Touring In Support Of His New Album, ONE FOOT IN THE SWAMP In Stores Today, February 22nd

New York, NY -- John Ellis is one of the most exciting young tenor saxophonists in jazz today. While he's best known for his work as a member of the Charlie Hunter Trio, he's quickly becoming a compelling leader in his own right. Having recently signed to the eclectic New York City independent record lab

ON MARCH 2, SWEDISH SINGER/COMPOSER SOPHIE DUNER WILL BE PERFORMING AN ECLECTIC CUTTING EDGE JAZZ CONCERT AT THE PIZZA EXPRESS JAZZ CLUB IN SOHO,LONDON ACOMPANIED BY SIMON COLAM. THIS WILL BE SOPHIE"S THIRD APPEARANCE IN THE UK AFTER HER FIRST TWO CONCERTSAT THE PIZZA ON THE PARK IN KNIGHTSBRIDGE IN JANUARY.

SOPHIE DUNER IS A VERSATILE AND HIGHLY CAPABLE SINGER AND COMPOSER.

EDUCATED AT BERKLEE COLLEGE IN BOSTON HAVING STUDIED W HAL CROOK AND GEORGE GARZONE SHE HAS ( AS WELL AS LEADING H

February 24, 2005-Rumford, RI-Al Basile remembers Patti Page singing "Tennessee Waltz," Les Paul and Mary Ford's "Mockingbird Hill," and the first day he heard Elvis sing "Heartbreak Hotel." His world would never be the same. Melody and tone became an important facet of his listening experience early on. Basile is a multi-faceted talent. In addition to his musical talents writing jazz, blues and roots music, he is the author of poetry, plays, and fiction.

Basile takes a life

Tony Adamo, soul-jazz singer/songwriter will be in San Francisco’s Different Fur Recording Studio in late February with funk legends, Paul Jackson on bass and Mike Clark on drums. They will be recording an original song by Adamo/Stucker produced by Jerry Stucker. Paul Jackson is one of the baddest funk bass players of all time. Paul has long been associated with Herbie Hancock’s super jazz funk band, Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters. He has been nominated for three Grammy’s and currently tours
On Thursday Feb 24 XM radio will be doing a special on Miles Davis and my new CD Miles to Miles.

It will be on the chanel called Watercolors hosted by Trinity.
It will be broadcast at 8PM EST
5PM PST
7PM CST
If you have XM satelite radio check it out-It's definately a happenning special.
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Peace, Jason Miles
The 482 Music label is proud to announce the forthcoming release of the legendary Fonda/Stevens Group's eighth recording, Forever Real (482-1032), as well as the eighth title in its ongoing Document Chicago series, Rosenberg/Baker/Hatwich/Daisy's New Folk, New Blues (482-1031). These two new titles continue the label's mission of supporting new creative music performed by veterans and up-and-coming performers alike.

Fonda/Stevens Group
Forever Real
Street

29.01.2011

Madagascar's Jazz Train

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Audiences in Madagascar tend to be open and eager to discover new and more complex music because traditional Malagasy musical expressions themselves are polyphonic, polyrhythmic and varied. However, because of its insular geographic situation, of a struggling economy, and since there are no accessible/affordable means of getting more than mass-produced CDs or tapes, Malagasy listeners have little access to "other" musical mediums. On the other hand, the musicians cannot get charts, instruments a
Art of Life Records is proud to announce our latest CD release.

Lenny Breau-"Swingin' on a Seven-String" AL1013-2

Featuring:
Buddy Emmons, Jim Ferguson and Kenny Malone.

"Swingin' on a Seven-String" was recorded on August 12th & 25th in 1982 and originally released in 1984 as "When Lightn' Strikes" on LP. In addition to being the last studio album that Lenny Breau recorded before his untimely death in 1984, "Swingin on a Seven-String" also remains as the only studi
Needless to say, Concord is still celebrating its tremendous night at the Grammys. Best Album of the Year, Best Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album of the Year and five additional awards bestowed on "Genius Loves Company" and the irreplaceable Ray Charles. To top it all, last week, they officially went certified triple-platinum!

Congratulations are also in order for their favorite LA band, Ozomatli. The boys took home the GRAMMY for Best Latin Rock / Alternative Album of Year for "Stree

Needless to say, Concord is still celebrating its tremendous night at the Grammys. Best Album of the Year, Best Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album of the Year and five additional awards bestowed on "Genius Loves Company" and the irreplaceable Ray Charles. To top it all, last week, they officially went certified triple-platinum!

Congratulations are also in order for their favorite LA band, Ozomatli. The boys took home the GRAMMY for Best Latin Rock / Alternative Album of Year for "Stree

Nancy Wilson's R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) (MCG Jazz)
BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

McCoy Tyner with Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride & Lewis Nash's Illuminations
BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo's Raise Your Spirit Higher (Heads Up)
BEST TRADITIONAL WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

Jennifer Higdon's City Scape, Concerto for Orchestra (Jack Renner, engineer)
BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM

Berlioz: Requiem (Robert Spano, conductor; Norman Mackenzie

Media Release

The Agency Group International presents:

GARY HUSBAND’S FORCE MAJEURE

National Tour: 26th February - 8th March 2005

Featured in "The Hottest Tickets Of 2005" - The Guardian, Dec. 04

Following the resounding success of the Contemporary Music Network and BBC Radio 3 commissioned UK tour which premiered in March 2004, Gary Husband’s Force Majeure is returning, by public demand, one year on, to perform a further series of concerts on stage

Guitarists! is #26 on the Jazz Radio Chart, and reviewed in Just Jazz Guitar by Jack Wilkins!

At #26 on Jazz Week's National Jazz Radio Chart, Guitarists! continues to move up the charts.

The current issue of Just Jazz Guitar had jazz guitar legend Jack Wilkin's review of the CD. Here is an exerpt.
"nicely arranged by Carl... this is a well-presented CD with a lot of care and rehearsal put into it."

Response has been so tremendous from radio that many of the top jazz stations and programmers are using Jazz RadiodirectX to request new releases from our weekly service such as: Nationally Syndicated NPR programs "After Hours" & "Swinging Down The Lane" to International National Network Radio - BBC, CBC "After Hours, "Jazzbeat", Radio Canada, XM Radio, WDR, Radio Finland, Radio Sweden, Radio Switzerland, ABC Classic FM and many more. The overall listener reach of Jazz RadioDirectX is in the mil
Announcing Sister City Female Vocalist Jazz Contest
High school, adult winners will win trip to Kobe, Japan!
Submission deadline March 16, 2005

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The Seattle Kobe Sister City Association (SKSCA) is pleased to announce the very first Seattle-Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist Competition. SKSCA will send one high school and one adult female jazz vocalist from the greater Seattle area to Kobe, Japan to participate i

29.01.2011

Monk

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A one- act play about the enigmatic pianist/ composer, Thelonious Monk. Written by Laurence Holder with music score by Bill Lee. Starring Rome Neal as Monk