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Tony and Peabody Award-winning performance poet Bruce George steps up to the mic during his residency at Berklee on December 8. As the featured artist for the Poetry Jam and Slam class, George will bring a power packed poetic flow to the stage between two rounds of slam poetry from select students in the course. Talented Cantab Lounge Boston Slam Master Simone Beaubien will emcee the event. The evening begins at 7 pm at Café 939, 939 Boylston Str. This event is free. Call 617.747.2421 for more d
Hollywood, CA-November 17, 2009-

When B.B. King told Arthur Adams "I love the spirit in your guitar playing," you knew that the bluesman was on his way.

With the release of Stomp The Floor today on the respected blues based label Delta Groove Music, Arthur Adams has positioned himself perfectly to satisfy his current fan base and gain legions of new listeners.Adams says "I’ve done Stomp on the Floor exactly the way I feel it. It’s all me; not all traditional b

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It's The Right Time for Canadian Guitarist Rob Tardik

Toronto, Ontario, Canada/November 12, 2009

"The Right Time" is here and now...These are the words that drive award winning smooth jazz artist Rob Tardik. A 2010 Guitarist of the Year nominee for the Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, his newest album, The Right Time, is a personal statement and glimpse into his life’s current musical


Brasil Jazz Festa

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Every summer in the mountains of California’s Sonoma county, surrounded by Redwood trees, throngs of musicians gather for California Brazil Camp-annual two one week sessions in the late summer when musicians come together to learn about and celebrate Brazilian jazz music. Throughout the week, musicians learn from some of the top Brazillian jazz musicians from the United States and Brazil. Among their instructors is San Diego’s Mark Lamson, who plays in the bands Toquali and Alli and the Cats.

The Jazz Network Worldwide, one of the largest social networking communities for jazz on the internet has launched a campaign "Heal A Life With Love" honoring the life of vocalist, musician, educator Armsted Christian who has been stricken by sarcoidosis. Understanding the importance of focusing on life one voice at a time when it comes to monumental threatening conditions. "As a community that is soul-based in its improvisational creativity, we must create a song that resonates worldwide, to su
The long awaited CD "Double Focus" by the Tanzanian poet and musician Ras Nas aka Nasibu Mwanukuzi is set for release in Oslo, Norway, in November this year. The CD contains music and spoken word. Recorded at Urban Sound studio in Oslo by the legendary recording engineer Jock Loveband, "Double Focus" brings together musicians from Mali, South Africa, Norway, Bangladesh and Brazil. The poems are based on an anthology of poetry by Nasibu published by Kongoi Productions in 1989.

Double Fo


Flora Ware Update

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News Update for Flora Ware- November 2009

Hello! Despite the cooler temperatures outside, Flora has been anything but hibernating!

October saw her in the Okanagan giving 3 concerts over the Thanksgiving weekend. Then back in Nelson on Fri. Oct. 16 she performed at the Velvet Underground as part of the Soundvibes Compilation release party. This new CD features all Kootenay musicians, and Flora's song "Let Go" was placed as the first track. gave Flora's CD

Terrence Richburg is a busy man. The Gospel Jazz artist, producer, songwriter, instrumentalist and Stellar Award nominated label owner is preparing for an amazing 2010. Having ministered and played with such major artists as Richard Smallwood, Maurette Brown Clark, Yolanda Adams, The Winans, Shirley Caesar, Ben Tankard, Bobby Lyle, Nick Colionne, and many others, he’s embarking on a series of firsts. He was just featured on his first magazine cover of the October 2009 issue of Gospel Synergy Mag
"Duende" by Alvaro Is Rojas is a reminder of the European origin of the people behind what we know today as "Latin" music. While Latin music itself is a Pan-American phenomenon, a part of its origin lies in Spain and Portugal, whose folk music still has resemblance to most non-swing type grooves in jazz.

Duende refers to the Spanish term used in performing arts, especially Flamenco. The meaning of duende as in tener duende (having duende or "having soul") is a rarely-explained - yet recog

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Gainesville, Florida 

November 10, 2009

The inaugural "TIOGA JAZZFEST" will be held Sunday, March 14th, 2010 in the new Town Square at the award-winning Tioga Town Center!  The event will feature well-known Gainesville guitarist, Richy Stano and his band "Mindwalk" and will be headlined by National Recording Artist and Smooth Jazz Superstar, Eric Darius, and his incredible band. 

With the release of 20

Deb Landolt and band to unveil tracks from much anticipated new CD Friday November 20, at the Thirsty Ear in Columbus, Ohio. CD is scheduled for release January 9, 2010.

Award-winning contemporary blues act Long Tall Deb and the Drifter Kings proudly announce their CD preview party on Friday, November 20 at the Thirsty Ear Tavern in Columbus, Ohio. Guests on this evening will be treated to a dynamic live performance in addition to being the first to hear tracks off the new recording and preo


CD Interro Island 2009

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Artur Bayramgalin Interro Island

Hailing from Ufa, Russia, multi-instrumentalist Artur Bayramgalin is ready for a start off. At the age of 22, Artur made a name for himself on the Russian music scene performing with many of top artists.

He has just recorded his debut album Interro Island in the Breezz Studio, Ufa and fosters his music in all jazz-networks and communities. He comments his new album: "This is my first solo project, which includes original tunes composed and arranged by me. live at the Brecon International Jazz Festival, BBC4

Dear Jazz Review,

Hailed by Time Out as "a world class virtuoso", flamenco jazz guitarist maestro Eduardo Niebla is currently recording his new album and will launch this in the UK at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre London on Friday 12th March 2010 and St. George’s Bristol on Saturday 13th March 2010.

November 4, 2009-New York, New York- Free or modern progressive jazz can take many forms but for seasoned artists like trumpet /flugel horn player Brian Groder and pianist Burton Greene the outcome is always definitive and enduring.

On their first collaboration for Latham Records the duo’s album Groder & Greene hit the shelves on October 1, 2009 after nearly two years prior to the original recording date. Good things come with time and jazz listeners will be rewarded

WHAT: The 22nd Annual Steppin’ Out gala will be held this Saturday, November 7th, 2009 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The event is the chief fundraiser for Boston’s Dimock Center, which enables it to continue providing healthcare and human services to thousands of underserved Boston residents and their families.

WHO: Diverse, Top-flight Musical Lineup Includes:
Brian McKnight, multi-platinum R&B legend as headline artist
Vaughn Anthony, R&B artist, recently launched his own s

The Bill McBirnie Duo/Quartet

(Featuring Robi Botos)


Following up on his two previously acclaimed acoustic projects (Nature Boy with Mark Eisenman and Paco Paco with Bernie Senensky), "extreme flutist", Bill McBirnie, has come out swinging and scintillating once again with yet another exceptional acoustic flute release, Mercy.

On Mercy, Bill joins forces w

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Jeff Kashiwa Produces CD for Debut Artist Hulon

St. Louis, MO/October 25, 2009

A new saxophonist is on the rise in contemporary jazz. Hulon, who brings a fresh perspective on jazz with old-school style, will be releasing his debut CD, First Impressions. Produced by Jeff Kashiwa, this CD promises to be a delightful experience with hot grooves and romantic charm. First Impressions, is sche

By Anderson Riley

Tunes by jazz musicians Ben Monder, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Chris Cheek, Reid Anderson, Fernando Huergo, Drew Gress, Yusuke Yamamoto and Guillermo Klein are displayed on this solo piano album of a rare kind. Fellow New Yorker, pianist Mika Pohjola, decided to record tunes by his friends from the jazz scene. These songs were played by Pohjola at various sessions with some of the composers, when the songs were new in the late 1990s and they all lived in Brooklyn. Several
By Mika Pohjola

Gary Peacock has had many great trio initiatives. One of the greatest is this trio with Keith Jarrett on piano and Jack DeJohnette on drums (another one is with Paul Bley and Paul Motian). It is remarkable that all three members of this trio are capable pianists, and Peacock additionally a drummer from his early years; however, Jarrett may be the strongest pianist. The trio is a late 20th century phenomenon in equally late bebop renditions of singable tunes from th
Berklee Presents Latin Culture Celebration 2009
Boston, October 23, 2009 - Berklee presents its 11th annual Latin Culture Celebration, an event organized by students to showcase music from Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela, Panama, and other parts of Latin American. Public events take place throughout the month of November, with concerts and clinics presented by students, faculty, alumni, staff, and guest artists. Highlights include concerts by Puerto Rican pianist Angel David Ma