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San Diego, CA October 25, 2009 Saxophonist and composer Tom Braxton’s song "That Wayman Smile" from his current release Endless Highway was chosen to honor the late Wayman Tisdale during the Annual Induction Banquet Gala for the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. The event was held on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 also paying tribute to Bob Wills, Steve Pryor, Dr. Stephen Wiley, Olivia Duhon and John C. Wooley.

"That Wayman Smile" has been receiving a tremendous amount of airplay from radio across th

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Contact: Cheryl Hughey

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Platinum Pianist Alan Hewitt Signs with nuGroove and Releases Retroactive

Moorestown, NJ/October 20, 2009

Alan Hewitt, platinum producer to the stars, inks deal with nuGroove/Sony Red and will release a new album entitled Retroactive in early 2010. For those who can't wait the CD, single selections will be available for online digital d

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

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Contact:  Cheryl Hughey Promotions

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A.D.G. Productions Releases Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves Series

Los Angeles, CA/October 17, 2009

A.D.G. Productions proudly announces the release of Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves series.  Written by Frank Villafranca and Andrew D. Gordon (both noted international authors, musicians and recording artists), the Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves<

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Veteran Latin Jazz Pianist is collaborating with Percussionist Javier Cabanillas in a new project being presented at El Dragon Bar in Tijuana Mexico.

Performing with bassist Juan Tettras, the trio plays classic and original music and arrangements by Turiya Mareya . The music flows from traditional Boleros and mainst

New York, New York-October 14, 2007-Muliti cultural jazz vocalist Kristina will release Offshore Echoes on Patios Records October 15, 2009.

Kristina completes an astounding achievement with Offshore Echoes by offering jazz listeners her own eclectic interpretations of classic compositions. From Sting ("Tea in the Sahara") to Kenny Vance ("The Performer"), Kristina pulls out all the stops and delivers convincing performances of every track covered on the recording.

Kristina’s tr
Blanc de Chine, located on New York's prestigious Fifth Avenue, is a high-end fashion retailer whose clothing and accessories rival Armani, Prada, Gucci, Hugo Boss and others. Devotees of this Hong Kong-based fashion house - including celebrities Eva Longoria, Michelle Yeoh, Juliette Binoche, Tiger Woods, and Chris Tucker - are attracted to the label for its gorgeous designs, undeniable mystique and sophisticated take on international fashion.

At this week's Fall Fashion show, Blanc de

NEW ORLEANS (10/12/09) New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is the featured performer for Southern University College of Business Gala on the Bluff.  The Annual Fundraiser is one of the premier events of the University’s homecoming celebration.  This year’s Gala brings an impressive blend of jazz, funk, and rhythm and blues to the Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Center Hotel, Friday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.

In addition to Jordan, performers include Gina Brown

Artist: Jon O'Bergh
Title: Specters of Twilight
Label: Pearl Jazz Recording Label
Release No.: PJRL-092209
Distribution: Cdbaby/Pearl Jazz Recording Label
Style: Experimental/Jazz/Soundtrack/TV-Film Score/Ambient/Sound Effects
Release Date: September 22, 2009
Availability: Cdbaby, Amazon & iTunes
Artist Website:

Jon O'Bergh released his Pearl Jazz Recording Label debut album Specters of Twilight on September 22,

NEW ORLEANS (10/12/09) On Thursday, October 15th New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is the featured performer for the opening night of the historic Polk Theatre’s "Best Music Venues" series.  Located in Lakeland, Florida as the vision of John E. Melton, the Polk Theatre was built during a golden age in the United States during the Roaring Twenties at a time when jazz thrived . . . it was a place of magic and wonder!

The architect, J.E. Casale, an Italian-born immigrant, recre

Singer-songwriter Meryl Romer made her debut as a solo artist with her album So Sure released by Lady Pearl Music in April 2009. Since its release, Romer has been playing shows throughout her home state of Colorado and returning periodically to her birth place of New York City steadily building a broad fan base that has fallen under her spell, and what a nice spell it is to be under. Romer’s music brims with nostalgic jazz motifs resembling the classic creases of Ella Fitzgerald and th


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The Bottesini Project Collaborates with Guitar Legend Nels Cline of Wilco for Bocumast Records Release

DENVER, CO (10.08.09)---

"Naima's Grass Pajamas" by The Bottesini Project will be released on Bocumast Records (voted Best Record Label in Westword's 2009 Best of Denver Issue) and available for digital download on October 20, 2009. For Bottesini's second release Paul

Eugene, Oregon-October 7, 2009-Halie Loren has made her mark in Indie music over the years with several highly acclaimed releases. Most recently the jazz singer and songwriter was awarded for her excellence in both vocals and recording at the Just Plain Folks Music Awards 2009.

Halie walked away with the coveted Best Vocal Jazz Album for the superb 2008 release, They Oughta Write a Song. A collection of standards, jazzified classics, and three of her own original co-writes, the album ha
Austrian-New Yorker vocalist and songwriter Maria Neckam new release, 'Crossing and Blending', is now available on Blue Music Group. This remarkable 63-minute entirety features edgy original melodies by Neckam and one track by the pianist on the album, Franz von Chossy.

Off Beat Magazine has reviewed 'Crossing and Blending' as an ambitious release "that ranges through the breadth of her stylistic tropes and suggests that she's going to be a special voice', and goes even further
Side Steps, the third and final set in a series of Coltrane Box Sets, hits stores today via Prestige Records. The 5-CD set captures Coltrane in a supporting role, as a sideman to leaders like Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Red Garland, Tadd Dameron and others.

The collection of 43 tracks represents the entirety of Coltrane’s session work as a Prestige sideman, from mid-1956 to early 1958, with the exception of his work with Miles Davis (which is featured in The Miles Davis Quintet:

New York, New York-September 29, 2009-Charito continues to find her way into the hearts of her peers and fans by continually releasing recordings with impressive collaborations.

This time out she meets with renowned French composer Michel Legrand on Watch What Happens on CT Music. The CD is set for release October 6th.

The Japan based jazz diva will make another indelible mark on a worldwide stage with an incomparable set of thirteen Legrand tracks on

New York, NY-An Evening Of Rhythm & Romance, a DVD and Blu-ray from Grammy-Award winning saxophonist Kenny G will be simultaneously released on October 6 through Eagle Rock Entertainment. [MSRP $14.98 for DVD, $24.98 for Blu-ray]. With global album sales in excess of 50 million copies, this is a new milestone for the accomplished artist, as this is his first ever performance released in the Blu-ray format.

An Evening of Rhythm & Romance was filmed in late 2008 at Humphreys By The Bay in San


Dani Gurgel: Agora released

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Dani Gurgel's long awaited release "Agora" was recently released on ArtistShare on September 16th. It features a wide range of talented, Brazilian composers mixing traditional styles with modern grooves, all while featuring the fantastic voice of Dani Gurgel.

Watch this amazing band, and take a listen to what they have to say about the music and the new project:

In Dani's own words:

This project is inspired on the serie
Over the past three years, Prestige Records has released boxed sets of Coltrane’s numerous sessions from the mid to late ’50s, each spotlighting a specific dimension of his tenure with the label.

Fearless Leader released September 2006, in celebration of Coltrane’s 80th birthday showcases his recordings as a bandleader. Interplay, released September 2007, contains Coltrane’s early collaborative recordings with a variety of stellar musicians from the same era.

To celebrate the long tradition of jazz musicians performing the music of the Beatles, has launched a streaming jazz radio channel exclusively playing jazz covers of Beatles songs. The channel, called "Composers: Beatles," is free to use and available 24 hours a day at

The Beatles' place in the history of rock and roll is indisputable: many consider them to be the best band ever, and their influence in the music of the last 40 years is immeasurable. With the recent