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Parco di Villa Pantelleria Palermo 15/18 luglio 2010

Quattro giorni fitti di concerti per un cartellone aperto alle tendenze più creative del jazz contemporaneo, con nomi di culto ed uno spettro amplissimo di proposte.

Rara avis nel panorama festivaliero, Jazzopolis è un appuntamento irrinunciabile per quanti si attendono dalla musica percorsi non convenzionali, per riflettere sul tema della multicu

Sam Fazio releases his debut full-length CD, The Songs We Love.  Sam’s music is hip, elegant and bold.  He puts a wonderful new spin on the songs we love.  Whether he’s singing a swing standard, pop classic or love ballad, his soulful and classic style comes shining through.  Sam’s style is reminiscent of classic singers like Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin, yet current like the sounds of Michael Buble. 

For his debut CD, Sam is joined by well-known Chicago jazz mus

West Coast Jazz Party promoters Joe Rothman and John McClure announce a Sunset Jazz Summer Series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel.

Featuring such renowned stars as drummer Jeff Hamilton, saxophonist Houston Person and trumpeter Byron Stripling, concerts take place each Wednesday evening, beginning July 7 though Aug. 25. Events will take place in the Marriott's outdoor Rose garden, with two sets scheduled at 6 p.m. and 7:30.

Kicking off the series, July 7, will be the Jeff Hamilton Tr

New York, NY (USA) American Jazz Saxophonist/Composer/Producer Alfonzo Blackwell is an African-American musician and entertainer who marks 2010 as his fifteenth year recording in the music business. He has much to celebrate with the major contributions to American music history and Black music history that he has made.

The multi-talented and gifted artist burst onto the contemporary jazz music scene in 1995 and has been releasing his unique and soulful blend of heartfelt and thought-provokin

This summer "Eddie Lang Jazz Festival" will guest very important artists: Idris Muhammad Group - Rosario Giuliani & DaDo Moroni(4 august), Peter Brotzmann Trio - Hamiet Bluiett Trio (5 august), Greg Howe Group - Daniele Gottardo Group(6 august), Kenny Barron Trio - Giordano Carnevale Quartet with Special Guests Fabrizio Bosso & Mauro Ottolini(7 august) Jim Hall & Enrico Pieranunzi (8 august).

Young guitar players can also join the "Eddie Lang Guitar Contest" (2-8 august). The first three win

Berklee College of Music, the world's leading institution for the study of contemporary music, will visit Kenya for the second straight year to hold events that include auditions and interviews (A&I) for scholarship opportunities, music education outreach, workshops, and clinics for area musicians and educators. The programs will be conducted by a team comprised of faculty members Dan Moretti and Ron Reid of the Contemporary Writing and Production Department, Michael Shaver from Admissions, Sam
Renowned bassist Stanley Clarke’s new recording, The Stanley Clarke Band, is scheduled for release on June 15, 2010, on the Heads Up International, a division of Concord Music Group, and the Roxboro Entertainment Group label. The album is produced by Clarke and Lenny White. Unlike his previous acoustic bass release, Clarke feels that this album’s music is new and different from just about anything he’s done before. The range of collaborative material here has allowed him to venture to new levels
Austin music fans are looking forward to a concert by The Alex Coke Rich Harney Quintet on June 24, 2010 at The Elephant Room.  Featuring Rich Harney on piano, and Alex Coke on sax and flutes, the band's original tunes, impeccable time and taste, and smokin' sound, deliver an unforgettable evening of truly great jazz.

As one of the bravest and most diversified talents of the Austin/ Amsterdam music scenes, Alex Coke has explored everything from Be-Bop to Huddie Ledbetter and beyond. Coke's m


DRUM! Magazine saw record-breaking vote totals in the just-concluded balloting for their annual drumming awards, the Drummies. According to, approximately 6500 drummers posted 120,000 votes in the 40 categories that comprise the Drummies.

The Drummies, now in its fifteenth year, is the most comprehensive and diverse poll programs in the drum business. The 6500 drummers, who d

The Jazz Tellers, a group comprised of Berklee College of Music scholarship students Nate Wong (drums), Clay Lyons (alto saxophone), Lee Dynes (guitar), and Robert Kang (guitar) embark on an ambitious summer tour of clubs, cultural arts centers, and music education institutions that includes 10 performances in Hong Kong, and Shenzhen, China; educational clinics; and concerts in Ohio, Wisconsin, and California.

The tour began in the U.S. on May 10 with stops in each member’s hometown Dayton,

06.03.2010 - Multi-instrumentalist and composer Nick Rosen boasts an impressive resume many artists would envy. In his short career, he has already recorded, performed and/or toured with the likes of jazz luminaries, including legendary bassist Henry Grimes, reedsman Bennie Maupin, and saxophonist Arthur Blythe, and also a variety of acclaimed artists such as Macy Gray, Esthero and Perry Farrell. At the age of 25, the Los Angeles native is ready to strike out on his own with his soul-bearing alb
The South Florida Jazz Summit proudly announces its grand opening online registration.

If your business (or passion) is Jazz, you are invited to register to attend this historic event to be held on April 15th.16th and 17th of 2011 at Artserve, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304. Visit to register to attend this event.


A networking conference and expo that creates an environment in which an effective coalition of South

(New York, NY) Beautiful Baritone Saxophonist Rebecca Buxton can blow her saxophone with the best of them. The funkadelic track "Step Back" through Utopia Records is a display of her mean sax play. Backed by legendary music impresario Alfonzo Blackwell’s lush songwriting, production, arrangement and multi-instrumental work, Ms. Buxton delivers on this funk masterpiece that gets everyone up and dancing to the soulful grooves. Visit the official Utopia Records website to hear and download the hot

SYLVAIN MUSIC NOTES - New Orleans’ jazz patriarch Kidd Jordan and the Jordan Family of Jazz; Marlon Jordan, considered one of the best trumpeters in the world; older brother Kent Jordan, a highly regarded flutist; Stephanie Jordan, whom critics have placed in the company of Nancy Wilson and Shirley Horn;  and Rachel Jordan, an classical violinist and music instructor at Jackson State University performs  as featured artists at the "For the Fathers of Jazz" concert in honor of ja


6 º Seminar of modern music and improvisation

Monforte de Lemos

From August 23 to August 28, 2010

An initiative of Monforte de Lemos's Town hall in collaboration with the County council of Lugo.


1. Bent (four levels of progressive difficulty)

- styles: Blues, swing, Be-Bop, bossa, funk, Latin, Pop...

2. Harmony, analysis and technologies of improvisation

3. Composition and arrangements(for different formations

Australia/United States Leading unsigned Artist website, has teamed with Web ‘n Retail Music Marketing Company, for the "Promote Me Like A Rockstar" Music Competition. There is no fee to enter, nor to register on the site. The Competition runs from May 1st through June 30th and the competition is for any and all genres of music; Jazz, R&B, Hip-Hop, Techno, Alternative, Reggae, etc. is the World’s premiere Independent Artist site featuring top paying Music

After offering us Second Time, Claude Marc Bourget is back with a second solo album, "Musiques de Ballet" (Ballet Music). Second Time, published under a New-York label in 2008, was quickly noticed by American and Italian Critics. Jazz review, Jazz Times, All About Jazz Italia have praised the work of Bourget. Susan Frances, from Jazz Review, wrote: "Bourget conveys deep emotions in his compositions allowing the notes to speak from his soul. He has a mind that sees music unlike anyone else’s. A v

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On his latest release for Criss Cross Jazz, saxophonist Tim Warfield tastefully examines several "classic" gems from the "Great American" songbook with a fresh perspective. His sixth recording as a leader, "A Sentimental Journey", features the fearless Terell Stafford on trumpet, resolute swinger Byron Landham on drums, and "rising star", Pat Bianchi on Hammond B-3 organ.

Working through updated and witty arrangements of such classic material as Meyer, Kahn and Caesar's, "Crazy Rhythm", Yvai

ATLANTA - May 24, 2010 Noted jazz saxophonist Brian Hogans, together with Turnaround Records, announces the release of his debut solo album on June 1, titled Evidence of Things to Come. This album represents an artistic triumph for Hogans, who is already well-known as a member of the illustrious Sean Jones Quintet, playing his smooth saxophone sounds on two of their acclaimed albums and touring with them throughout the world.

Evidence of Things to Come includes 10 original Hogans’ compositio

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J-Mood Records Announces New Jazz CD Release: Roberto Magris Quintet "Mating Call"

Kansas City, Missouri, May 1, 2010- The J-Mood Record Label based in Kansas City, Missouri is pleased to announce the release of the "new" Roberto Magris Quintet straight-ahead jazz CD entitled "Mating Call" recorded at Mad Dog Studios in Burbank, California.

This highly anticipated straight-ahead jazz project builds o