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There’s a hot, new Artist in Atlanta and he’s ready to take the industry by storm with his fresh approach to Jazz music! Rod Young has released his brand new CD entitled, "Atlanta Chilled," which features a musical adaptation of the hearts and minds of the people of Atlanta from Midtown to Spaghetti Junction and the traps in the hood, to the so-called intellectual elite. This chart-topping CD is sure to have listeners mesmerized with its top songs, "The Trap" and "Terminus." The CD is release


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Artists Announced for 15 Consecutive Weeks of

2010 Summer Jazz Series


New Jazz Film to Make History

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New Jazz Film - They Died Before 40

 Many people may have heard of Charlie Parker, who died at 34. But others, such as Herschel Evans, who died before reaching 30, are very little known and their stories untold. For example, Jo Jones, drummer and an integral part of the Count Basie band for many years, has called Evans the greatest musician he ever played with. He said that Evans made everyone he played with better.

Who was this giant, what made him an important creative

She has been called the "New Diva of Neo-Soul".  In the wake of her successful debut CD, Verbal Crush, produced by Norman Conners, Antoinette has again set sail for new worlds to conquer.  In association with CM Productions in Florida, USA, and Studio Five in Ohio, USA, she has launched work on a new CD tentatively titled Carry On.

"I love the standards and the smooth jazz style of Verbal Crush, but as a singer/songwriter, I wanted to explore

4/29/2010 - Clearwater, FL - Jeff Berlin is a legend of the electric bass, considered by many to be the finest electric bass player in the world. A true master of the bass, Jeff Berlin has played with the likes of Bill Bruford, George Benson, Allan Holdsworth, and even toured with original members of Yes (Anderson, Wakeman, Bruford, Howe) on only three days' notice. Much to the anticipation of his fans, Jeff is releasing a new jazz trio CD on his own MAJ Records label titled 'High Standards'. Al

NEW ORLEANS (4/29/10) New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is one of the featured performers for the May 3, 2010 Inauguration of New Orleans’ Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu. Jordan is scheduled to perform at 1:45 P.M. during the Celebrate New Orleans Festival which will be held at Lafayette Square across the street from Gallier Hall.  

Jordan says that she honored to be a part of the festivities.  "In tribute of those being sworn in, I will sing an up-te

Concord Jazz proudly announces the release of pianist Jacky Terrasson’s new album Push, available April 27, 2010. The album features a new working trio that includes recent Thelonious Monk Competition winner Ben Williams on bass, Jamire Williams on drums and a handful of special guests. Push, Terrasson’s 11th overall album and Concord Jazz debut, moves forward with a program of invigorating new repertoire and standards that infuse the familiar with the unlikely, including nods to Michael Jack

The genre of Gospel Jazz is gaining steam and countless fans along the way. With more and more artists expressing their love for God in an instrumental and improvisational way, Gospel Jazz is becoming one of gospel music’s fastest-growing genres. One of the companies at the forefront of the unique style of musical inspiration is Fruition Music, Inc. President of the Baltimore, Md.-based company, Aaron Hill, is a visionary with a mission to provide excellence when it comes to non-vocal music. Fru

Hear the sounds of New Orleans at the 24TH Annual Long Beach Bayou & Mardi Gras Festival, Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27th at Rainbow Lagoon Park, 11:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m.  Throughout the weekend New Orleans and Louisiana comes alive with: Cajun, Zydeco and Blues music on two stages.  This year’s Bayou Stage features Geno Delafose, T-Broussard, Mark St. Mary

This benefit event is to help jazz vocalist and past OC Music Award winner Chris Williams with his growing medical bills from a still undefined illness. Musicians from the Southern California jazz community are coming together for a special performance.

This special 1-night event featuring local jazz greats Ruben Estrada & The Estrada Brothers, Justo Almario, Clayton Cameron, Ron Stout, Mark Massey, Dr. Scott Tibbs, Matt Politano, Ramon Banda, Mike Bennett, David Miller, Steve Venz, R

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April 16, 2010                              contact: Tracy Baskerville   

                                                            Dionne McConkey


Artscape Honors The Legacy of chick Webb with Annual Jazz Competition

Chick Webb Jazz Combo Competition Application Deadline is Friday, May 14

Calling al

New York, NY (USA) Well, it’s still awards season and the Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards is coming up later this month on Friday, April 23 at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards is an annual awards event that is one of the hottest tickets in Canada. 2010 marks its sixth year in production. This year’s recipient of the awards show’s top honor, the George Benson Lifetime Achieve Award will be presented to legendary jazz icon David Sanborn. The official anno
Berklee's student run label Jazz Revelation Records (JRR) celebrates the release of its seventh compilation CD, Birds of a Feather, with a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on Thursday, April 22. The concert will feature seven of the label's most exciting student artists: Christoph Huber, Tom Kain, Utar Dundarartun, Kazuyo Kuriya, Lihi Haruvi, Nathan Cepelinski, and Roy Guzman.

The Seventh Annual Jazz Revelation Records CD Release Concert is $10 ($5 for seniors), and begins at 8:15 p

JazzAscona - taking place in Ascona, Switzerland - stands out for its unique program and is today one of the major world events devoted to historical styles of jazz-an eleven-day multi-faceted musical marathon, but also an opportunity to vacation and relax in the grandiose Lake Maggiore setting, just south of the Swiss Alps.

The theme of the 26th edition is New Standards, updating an extraordinary, often-forgotten collection of jazz classics. New compositions, led by young musicians,

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Vocalist Lisa McClowry Teams with Grammy Award Winner Jim Peterik to Release Time Signatures

Moorestown, NJ/April 7, 2010

In collaboration with mentor/producer Jim Peterik (Grammy award winner, Oscar nominee for "Eye Of The Tiger," writer of "The Search Is Over," "Hold On Loosely," "Vehicle" and many more), vocalist Lisa McClowry will release "Time Signatures" in June 2010 under the N

A new book by Ari Kast, Stride Piano Tricks, aims to guide students through the specific hand and finger patterns used by stride pianists to produce their distinctive sound. Surprisingly, given the broad popularity and universally acknowledged historical significance of stride, this is the first book ever to explain in detail how it is played.

Stride piano, the style practiced by such legends as James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, and Donald Lambert, is at the roots of jazz piano, and as such com

Seventeen acts will feature across the programme with Michael Buckley, widely acclaimed as the one of the most important and influential musicians to arrive on the Irish jazz scene in recent times, performing in a headline concert at 8pm on Saturday 1st May.

Ballydehob is also happy to welcome Andreas Varady, a 12 year old Hungarian jazz guitar prodigy from Limerick, who will be playing with his father, Ondrej. Andreas is expected to be world class and his talent is already drawing wide atte

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Renowned Pianist Monika Herzig and Friends to Perform at Robbie’s House of Jazz

St. Louis, MO/March 26, 2010

Pianist Monika Herzig (Owl Studios label) and friends will appear at Robbie’s House of Jazz (Webster Groves, MO) on May 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students with valid I.D.

Friends to appear include: Steve Davis (drums), Peter Kienle (b

We are making up for the mistakes committed by the Polish music industry decades ago. The hitherto unpublished recordings of Zbigniew Seifert Quartet (1969-70) are finally released on CD! The ensemble debuted in 1965 and disbanded in 1970, shortly after their appearance at the Jazz Jamboree festival. No album by the band was ever released. It is only now, forty years after the Quartet's break-up, that their recordings become available to the general public. The CD "Nora" is d

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Cheryl Hughey Promotions/Mahogany Digital
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National Vocalist Jeff Hall to Perform at Lone Wolf Coffee Company
with Special Appearance by Pianist Monika Herzig

St. Louis, MO/March 26, 2010

Vocalist Jeff Hall (Mahogany Digital label), discovered by renowned Kansas City crooner Kevin Mahogany, will appear at Lone Wolf Coffee Company (Ballwin, MO) on May 20, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. with a special appearance by pianis