Jazz industry press releases from around the world. Your connection to what's happening.
Songlines Recordings, home to such critically acclaimed cutting edge jazz/new music
artists as Jerry Granelli, Michael Blake, James Carney, BenoĂŽt Delbecq and Ryan
Blotnick, recently opened a store at HDTracks.com.
Since 2001, Songlines has released almost all of its music as hybrid SACDs. Now,
thanks to the innovative technology that powers HD Tracks, the same audiophile
listeners who turned to Songlines SACDs for high quality sound and music will be able
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The Producer's Corner with Spud Too Tight on iTunes Podcast and www.spudtootightmusic.ning.com The
New York, New York-December 16, 2009- Newark New Jersey native Antoinette Montague has come of age with her upcoming release Behind The Smile on In The Groove, distributed through Allegro Music. The album is set for release February 9, 2010.
The Behind The Smile album is a showcase for the vocalistâ diverse range and abilities to take an R & B based tune and turn it into a jazz and pop classic. Veteran musicians Bill Easley (sax, flute, and clarinet), Mulgrew
Ronnie Ray Padilla assembles an all star cast of jazz players, including members of Tower of Power
Megawave and MVD Audio are proud to announce the CD release of Raydience S/T on January 26, 2010.
You know you have something special when current and former members of Tower of Power, Garaj Mahal, and A-list touring and session players for Carlos Santana, Steve Winwood, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Sergio Mendes, Stevie Wonder
Bethany & Rufus - 900 Miles (Music Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuXc-RLtblY
We are always enchanted by artists who can take an instrument out of predictable context and create a whole new way of looking at its function. This is also significant to mandolinists who seek to push the boundaries of its capabilities, and more traditional roles.
We found some great out-of-the box thinki
Tickets are now on sale for all-star performances including â70âs Motown singer-songwriter
Smokey Robinson, and contemporary stars Warren Hill and Babyface Â
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 29, 2009 The 17th Annual Barbados Jazz Festival January 11-17, 2010 is the perfect escape from the winter blues, giving visitors a chance to soak up the sweet sounds and sights
Pushing the depths of the experimental NYC funk and jazz music scene , New York City basedÂ Out To LunchÂ will be releasing its sophomore album , Melvin's Rockpile on the highly esteemed label Accurate Records on January 12, 2010.
After the resounding success ofÂ OutÂ To Lunch'sÂ debut,Â Excuse Me While IÂ Do the Boogaloo ,Â Accurate Records inked a deal with the band, addingÂ Â Melvin's RockpileÂ to the labelâs large catalogue of dynamic experimental jam outfits including Me
For Immediate Release
New York, NY -- Winter & Winter recording artist Theo Bleckmann and his critically acclaimed album, Twelve Songs By Charles Ives has earned a Grammy Nomination in the Best Classical Crossover Album category (Awarded to the Artist(s) and/or to the Conductor).
Twelve Songs by Charles Ives pays homage to an exceptional composer from the United States who was denied the possibility of having the strength and radiance of his work recognized
Pete Wilhoit, drummer for international indie rock band Fiction Plane (which is fronted by music icon Sting's eldest son Joe Sumner) is returning to his roots (and alma mater) as he is participating in the Bloomington Jazz Festival, which is taking place at Bloomington High School South on December 11-12.Â
AÂ Bloomington, INÂ native, Wilhoit will not only be reuniting with his old jazz combo 3rd Man (with whom he has not performedÂ since 2003), but he will also be sitting on the panel of
New York, New York-December 8, 2009- 2010 is going to be a good year for jazz. With a bevy of new releases lining up already there is one that is already garnering its share of attention. The Reese Projectâs new recording Eastern Standard Time is set to drop January 5, 2010 on In the Groove Records.
Top musicians have joined leader and flutist Tom Reese on an all-instrumental foray into modern jazz that will be certain to please critics and fans alike. Booby Brewer (
December 4, 2009-New York, New York- Eddie Allen has been busy this year and what better way to conclude it than to release some holiday jazz. Allen is leading the way once again on Jazzy Brass For The Holidays which was recently released on DBCD November 3, 2009.
Joining Eddie on trumpet are Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet), Clark Gayton (trombone), Marshall Sealy (French horn), Kenny Davis (acoustic bass) and Carl Allen (drums and glockenspiel).
Every year at this
Blue Bassoon on the Summit Records imprint hits the streets January 12, 2010. The anticipation in the jazz community will be gathering momentum prior to this landmark release.
Blue Bassoon offers up thirtee