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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)

Mercy

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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Contact: Cheryl Hughey Promotions
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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
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)

Mercy

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: www.obergh.net

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