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Jazzin’, Swingin’ and Doin’ Good!

World Class Jazz and Swing Concert and Brunch to Benefit the

American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey

Featuring renowned cornetist Warren Vaché

Fairfield, NJ Aug. 10, 2009 The American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey’s will hold its 27th annual Jazz Festival, at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, Sunday September 26, 2010, from 12:30 5:00.   

The performance will feature world- renowned cornetist, Wa

For ESU, this 2010 is important for his new discography, with four new albums published by Idyllium Music Publishing (Milan-Italy), each album let listen the art in music of the composer.  

Talking about these works in music, we start with "Un Piccolo Universo" (an little universe), this is an album dedicated to classical guitars, in fact, listening tunes you can listen tracks with orchestral part for guitars, as genre is various, like classical, jazz, samba, flamenco and more styles of t
Phil Wilson, world-renowned trombonist and Berklee College of Music professor for 45 years, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Trombone Association (ITA) at the 2010 International Trombone Festival at the University of Texas, Austin. He was presented with the award by Don Lucas, president of the ITA and a Berklee alumnus who studied under Wilson.

Wilson is a noted jazz educator and big band arranger who has performed and recorded with a who’s who of jazz,


Thursday Night Vibe

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August 28, 2010 Thursday Night Vibe Concert Series held at the beautiful downtown Kyoto Grand Hotel & Gardens. The show is produced every Thursday night by Jadar Entertainment, 94.7 The Wave in association with Roland Wirt. Thursday, August 26th Show did not disappoint!  This Live Concert Series has taken on a whole new Smooth VIBE experience, unlike anything we’ve heard or seen in the Los Angeles area in a very long time; it is such an exciti


Chasin The Trane..Miles To Go

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August 24, 2010 / Zarmedia - Press Release / New York, NY/ Los Angeles, Ca / Chasin The Trane - Many Miles To Go / Azar Lawrence / Mystic Journey

Traversing a musical landscape for over three decades Saxophonist, Azar Lawrence has had to navigate peaks, plains, valleys and the ofttimes tumultuous terrain that one may endure over a lifespan.  He has weathered through some devastating life altering storms as do most who have witnessed and experienced generations of existence.   

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Hitmaking Pianist Tom Grant Serves a Musical Feast with Delicioso

Portland, OR/August 20, 2010

Nu-Wrinkle Records is proud to announce the CD release of "Delicioso" ("Dee-lish-e-oso") by pianist Tom Grant. The single, "Cute New Car," will be going for adds to radio on August 30, 2010.

Since 1983, Tom’s records have repeatedly topped the contemporary jazz charts. Radio fan

Los Angeles Natural, the debut record from Antonia Bennett, is set for release by Mesa/Bluemoon on Tuesday, August 17. The 6-song release introduces Bennett as a gifted interpreter of jazz classics with an impeccable and accessible vocal style.

" [Antonia] conjures echoes of Billie Holliday and Rickie Lee Jones, with a hint of Betty Boop." The New York Times

Like her legendary father Tony Bennett, Antonia embraces the warm, timeless sound of the standards and also like her da

"Falling Leaves - Live in Hamburg", the stunning new solo jazz piano album from frequent finalist in major U.S. jazz piano competitions Ayako Shirasaki, will be released by Jan Matthies Records on September 7, 2010.

Shirasaki has been sharing her dramatic improvisational approach with listeners worldwide for the past 10 years, "Falling Leaves - Live in Hamburg" is her 4th album.

The CD has been recorded on October 17, 2009 at the Laeiszhalle Hamburg. The German Jazz Magazine Jazz

Do you Enjoy Jazz Music? Well If you do you will love Gordon Haskell described by all music guide as 'Haskell dresses like Johnny Cash and sings like a perfectly modulated blend of Kenny Rogers, Marvin Gaye, and (somehow) Nina Simone...all without the slightest hint of affectation'.  Since 2001 Audiences have fallen for his breakthrough hit  no 2 single 'How Wonderfull You Are' from the album Harry's Bar. Gone were the days when people would say weren't you

The Guelph Jazz Festival promises to offer more than ever, with better-than-ever festival pass.

GUELPH Hot off the heels from its trip to Toronto to accept the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Guelph Jazz Festival is releasing a stellar 2010 concert line-up that includes a new, and very intriguing dusk-to-dawn event called Nuit Blanche.

The complete schedule encompasses an array of activity and free community offerings, from the random and roving performances taking place in

Atlanta - Celebrated jazz saxophonist Albert Rivera, in concert with Turnaround Records, announces the upcoming release on August 17, 2010, of his second album on Turnaround Records, entitled Inner Peace. This album is a contemporary addition to Rivera’s unique collection of smooth, musical grooves that includes his highly acclaimed first album, Re-Introduction.

For Rivera, Inner Peace represents a musical triumph in its accessibility. "The listener, whether a newcomer to jazz or a seasoned

(Ventura, CA) Traditionally, over the past 16 years, the Ventura Music Festival has brought in acclaimed classical and world-renowned musicians to perform at its festival the first two weeks in May.

With the support of the Irvine Foundation, the Ventura Music Festival continues to look for ways to diversify its audience and reach into surrounding communities with organizers announcing a Latin Music Festival as part of its repertoire to celebrate culture and heritage locally and region

The Soulful Radio Network is pleased to announce the official launch of a new station exclusively dedicated to the music of Modern Contemporary Jazz Maverick Alfonzo Blackwell.

New York, NY (USA) 2010 marks an exciting year for the Soulful Radio Network and music impresario Alfonzo Blackwell. the soulful internet radio network The Soulful Radio Network is excited to announce 8 new channels added to the existing 16 channel internet radio network, which now boasts a tota

CD Release Concerts, as well as Performances by Etkin's Group Kelenia,
Scheduled Throughout 2010

Oran Etkin, an internationally acclaimed jazz/world artist and composer whose NYC
based music classes for children are endorsed by Harvey Keitel, Naomi Watts and Liev
Schreiber, will release Wake Up Clarinet! on his new Timbalooloo label
(September 14, Motema Music/Allegro-NewSound distribution). Coinciding with this
release is the launch of Oran Etk

Sylvain Music Notes Acclaimed New Orleans’ songstress Stephanie Jordan debut the Thursday Night Jazz at The Setai, South Beach. Launching August 5, at 7:00 p.m. and every Thursday thereafter, local and national jazz musicians and vocalists will perform live classic, Latin and smooth jazz under the stars at The Bar & Courtyard in Miami Beach.  Since opening its doors in 2005, The Setai, an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach has been synonymous with exceptiona

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Metro Detroit, MI/August 2, 2010
Have you ever had a song that just wouldn’t get out of your head? The beat and the groove were just more than you mind could comprehend. You’re blown away, pulled away from the obvious and propelled into the unknown a place where music, rhythm and rhyme defies time. You know it’s a dangerous obsession but you surrender helplessly as your body moves and your p

San Jose - This year’s Drummies have been very interesting for a variety of reasons. As previously reported, recording voting occurred as 6500 drummers casted 100,000 votes in the 40 categories that make up The Drummies.

Neil Peart, for a fourth straight time, has won "Drummer Of The Year." It was a very tight race with Peart winning over Travis Barker by just six votes. It’s reasonable to assume that Peart’s lucky number is 6 since he can play in 6/6, 6/8, 6/24 and so on.

Over the last

Amos Bros Media Announce Their New Line Of Mini Jazz Documentaries.

The new monthly series "Milestones Of Jazz" chronicles original versions of jazz standards and the most notable remakes. The first release features the Herbie Hancock and the Headhunter's jazz/funk/fusion classic "Chameleon"

Milestones Of Jazz is the brain child of New Orleans based jazz musicians Jason and Jamaal Amos. Future releases will include Mr. Magic (Grover Washington jr.), P

(Houston, TX) -- 27 year old pianist Richard Henry has just launched World Wide Jazz which is a jazz website created for fans and listeners of jazz. This website will feature articles, news, interviews, a forum, cd reviews and merchandise. Those who are interested can also advertise on the website.

Jazz listeners who visit the site will be able to purchase World Wide Jazz merchandise such as t-shirts, hoodies and caps. There will also be jazz cds, dvds and books to buy. Newsletters wil

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Sunset Recording artist, Rachel Fine will perform this weekend at the 2010 "Champions of Education" Benefit

Rachel Fine will perform at the VIP Dinner after the Polo match set up this weekend at the 2010 "Champions of Education" Benefit on the Hamptons, Long Island in New York to support the ongoing campaign for The MacDella Cooper Fou