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December 4, 2009-New York, New York- Eddie Allen has been busy this year and what better way to conclude it than to release some holiday jazz. Allen is leading the way once again on Jazzy Brass For The Holidays which was recently released on DBCD November 3, 2009.

Joining Eddie on trumpet are Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet), Clark Gayton (trombone), Marshall Sealy (French horn), Kenny Davis (acoustic bass) and Carl Allen (drums and glockenspiel).

Every year at this

P>New York, New York-December 1, 2009- The New York Daily News says that Daniel Smith is the greatest bassoon player of his generation. That says it all coming from a publication in a city that serves as the hotbed of jazz for a worldwide audience.

Blue Bassoon on the Summit Records imprint hits the streets January 12, 2010. The anticipation in the jazz community will be gathering momentum prior to this landmark release.

Blue Bassoon offers up thirtee

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Andrew Neu Tempts Fans to Try Something Neu

Philadelphia, PA/November 23, 2009

From his appearances with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, Brian Pastor Big Band and Philadelphia Orchestra to his live performances in front of thousands of people while regularly touring with legendary crooner Bobby Caldwell, Andrew Neu is one of the most exciting, multi-genre musicians today. Now, in his third solo CD

San Diego, CA November 20, 2009 Saltman Knowles, called "a fine example of all that is good in contemporary jazz," once again stays true to melody and original composition in their latest release on the Pacific Coast Jazz label, Yesterday’s Man. On the heels of their critically acclaimed fifth CD, Return of the Composer, bassist Mark Saltman and pianist William Knowles have produced a sophisticated yet rhythmically driven statement with a fresh point of view that illustrates the importance of co
Berklee College of Music, the world's leading institution for the study of contemporary music, will be holding audition and interview events (A&I) in Turkey for the first time as part of the college’s World Scholarship Tour, offering talented musicians the chance to be awarded a scholarship to attend the college. The events, hosted by Modern Müzik Akademisi (MMA) in Istanbul, November 22 to 26, will include clinics, lectures, an information session, a jam session, and a music educator’s forum. F

Gospel music audiences across the nation welcome contemporary, inspirational recording artist and songwriter Emmitt Nevels, Jr. as he releases his debut CD "Love You I" on 7-Places Global Gospel. Nevels’ fresh, original style invokes passionate praise and a distinct call to worship that has gospel programmers nationwide adding Nevels to their station’s music rotation.


The up-tempo praise single "I Wanna Bless You" is already gaining national airplay in radio mar

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

Tioga Jazzfest

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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