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Concord Jazz proudly announces the release of pianist Jacky Terrasson’s new album Push, available April 27, 2010. The album features a new working trio that includes recent Thelonious Monk Competition winner Ben Williams on bass, Jamire Williams on drums and a handful of special guests. Push, Terrasson’s 11th overall album and Concord Jazz debut, moves forward with a program of invigorating new repertoire and standards that infuse the familiar with the unlikely, including nods to Michael Jack

The genre of Gospel Jazz is gaining steam and countless fans along the way. With more and more artists expressing their love for God in an instrumental and improvisational way, Gospel Jazz is becoming one of gospel music’s fastest-growing genres. One of the companies at the forefront of the unique style of musical inspiration is Fruition Music, Inc. President of the Baltimore, Md.-based company, Aaron Hill, is a visionary with a mission to provide excellence when it comes to non-vocal music. Fru

Hear the sounds of New Orleans at the 24TH Annual Long Beach Bayou & Mardi Gras Festival, Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27th at Rainbow Lagoon Park, 11:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m.  Throughout the weekend New Orleans and Louisiana comes alive with: Cajun, Zydeco and Blues music on two stages.  This year’s Bayou Stage features Geno Delafose, T-Broussard, Mark St. Mary

This benefit event is to help jazz vocalist and past OC Music Award winner Chris Williams with his growing medical bills from a still undefined illness. Musicians from the Southern California jazz community are coming together for a special performance.

This special 1-night event featuring local jazz greats Ruben Estrada & The Estrada Brothers, Justo Almario, Clayton Cameron, Ron Stout, Mark Massey, Dr. Scott Tibbs, Matt Politano, Ramon Banda, Mike Bennett, David Miller, Steve Venz, R

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April 16, 2010                              contact: Tracy Baskerville   

                                                            Dionne McConkey


Artscape Honors The Legacy of chick Webb with Annual Jazz Competition

Chick Webb Jazz Combo Competition Application Deadline is Friday, May 14

Calling al

New York, NY (USA) Well, it’s still awards season and the Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards is coming up later this month on Friday, April 23 at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards is an annual awards event that is one of the hottest tickets in Canada. 2010 marks its sixth year in production. This year’s recipient of the awards show’s top honor, the George Benson Lifetime Achieve Award will be presented to legendary jazz icon David Sanborn. The official anno
Berklee's student run label Jazz Revelation Records (JRR) celebrates the release of its seventh compilation CD, Birds of a Feather, with a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on Thursday, April 22. The concert will feature seven of the label's most exciting student artists: Christoph Huber, Tom Kain, Utar Dundarartun, Kazuyo Kuriya, Lihi Haruvi, Nathan Cepelinski, and Roy Guzman.

The Seventh Annual Jazz Revelation Records CD Release Concert is $10 ($5 for seniors), and begins at 8:15 p

JazzAscona - taking place in Ascona, Switzerland - stands out for its unique program and is today one of the major world events devoted to historical styles of jazz-an eleven-day multi-faceted musical marathon, but also an opportunity to vacation and relax in the grandiose Lake Maggiore setting, just south of the Swiss Alps.

The theme of the 26th edition is New Standards, updating an extraordinary, often-forgotten collection of jazz classics. New compositions, led by young musicians,

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Contact: Cheryl Hughey Promotions
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Vocalist Lisa McClowry Teams with Grammy Award Winner Jim Peterik to Release Time Signatures

Moorestown, NJ/April 7, 2010

In collaboration with mentor/producer Jim Peterik (Grammy award winner, Oscar nominee for "Eye Of The Tiger," writer of "The Search Is Over," "Hold On Loosely," "Vehicle" and many more), vocalist Lisa McClowry will release "Time Signatures" in June 2010 under the N

A new book by Ari Kast, Stride Piano Tricks, aims to guide students through the specific hand and finger patterns used by stride pianists to produce their distinctive sound. Surprisingly, given the broad popularity and universally acknowledged historical significance of stride, this is the first book ever to explain in detail how it is played.

Stride piano, the style practiced by such legends as James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, and Donald Lambert, is at the roots of jazz piano, and as such com

Seventeen acts will feature across the programme with Michael Buckley, widely acclaimed as the one of the most important and influential musicians to arrive on the Irish jazz scene in recent times, performing in a headline concert at 8pm on Saturday 1st May.

Ballydehob is also happy to welcome Andreas Varady, a 12 year old Hungarian jazz guitar prodigy from Limerick, who will be playing with his father, Ondrej. Andreas is expected to be world class and his talent is already drawing wide atte

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Cheryl Hughey Promotions
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Renowned Pianist Monika Herzig and Friends to Perform at Robbie’s House of Jazz

St. Louis, MO/March 26, 2010

Pianist Monika Herzig (Owl Studios label) and friends will appear at Robbie’s House of Jazz (Webster Groves, MO) on May 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students with valid I.D.

Friends to appear include: Steve Davis (drums), Peter Kienle (b

We are making up for the mistakes committed by the Polish music industry decades ago. The hitherto unpublished recordings of Zbigniew Seifert Quartet (1969-70) are finally released on CD! The ensemble debuted in 1965 and disbanded in 1970, shortly after their appearance at the Jazz Jamboree festival. No album by the band was ever released. It is only now, forty years after the Quartet's break-up, that their recordings become available to the general public. The CD "Nora" is d

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Cheryl Hughey Promotions/Mahogany Digital
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National Vocalist Jeff Hall to Perform at Lone Wolf Coffee Company
with Special Appearance by Pianist Monika Herzig

St. Louis, MO/March 26, 2010

Vocalist Jeff Hall (Mahogany Digital label), discovered by renowned Kansas City crooner Kevin Mahogany, will appear at Lone Wolf Coffee Company (Ballwin, MO) on May 20, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. with a special appearance by pianis


Rich Harney Quintet in Concert

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March 26, 2010
Austin, Texas

Austin is looking forward to a rare concert appearance  of The Rich Harney Quintet on April 1, 2010 at The Elephant Room.  Featuring Rich Harney on piano, and Alex Coke on sax and flutes, this promises to be an unforgettable evening of truly great jazz.

Harney, a prolific pianist and composer, has been illuminating the Austin jazz scene as one of its brightest stars for many years.  His remarkable talents as pianist, composer, and vocalist have gained


Contact: Mike Crouch President of Horn Productions LLC
Phone: 512.917.4256
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MACSAX®, Austin based saxophone manufacturer and retailer, gains brand registration.

Austin, Texas-March 24, 2010-MACSAX® brand of saxophones announced today that their brand became a registered trademark through the United States of America Patent and Trademark off

Six-time Grammy-winning jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton, long associated with Berklee as a student, professor, and administrator, will celebrate an illustrious career and mark his 50-year connection with the college in a retrospective of his entire body of work on Thursday, April 8, 8:15 p.m., at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. In Gary Burton's Arrival: Celebrating 50 Years, the grand finale to the 2009 2010 Music Series at Berklee, he will be joined by musical co
San Jose, Calif., -- The 15th Annual Drummies, conducted by Enter Music Publishing, are now open for voting to drummers interested in participating in one of the most well-respected Award/Polling events. Voting is done online at

Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip, drum/percussion magazines worldwide, has experienced tremendous growth of the Drummies over the last 15 years. Last year, more than 5000 ballots were cast in 40 categories, covering best drumme


Tioga Jazzfest 2010

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Gainesville, Florida 

March 24, 2010

The inaugural "TIOGA JAZZFEST" will be held Sunday, November 14th, 2010 in the new Town Square at the award-winning Tioga Town Center!  The event will feature National Recording Artist and jazz guitarist, Nate Najar, and will be headlined by smooth jazz superstar and saxophonist, Jessy J. 

 True Love. With these two perfectly chosen words, Jessy

If you're a Miles Davis fan, and in particular, a fan of the music he played in the '67-'75 time frame, this is a release custom tailored to you. Gerry Gibbs and his Electric Thrasher Orchestra tear through 26 selections culled from 16 live Miles Davis classic recordings. All the spontaneity, energy and improvisation of the original performances are present here. Music from Bitches Brew, Nefertiti, Sorcerer, Live Evil, Dark Magus, Big Fun, several live Fillmore recordings and others grace this 2