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Los Angeles based trumpeter Brian Swartz has released his latest CD, Three, on Summit Records.

Simplicity. The word expresses what this recording is all about. Three is an homage to the great trumpeter Chet Baker and his trio from the late 1970s, which included Doug Raney on guitar and Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass. By channeling the power of simplicity from those landmark recordings, Brian Swartz's trio infuses life into the concept of interpreting standards.

For his trio, the Los

Los Angeles-based creative jazz label Cryptogramophone Records announces exciting new autumn releases from guitarist Nels Cline and pianist Myra Melford. Nels Cline’s "New Monastery" is Cline’s interpretation of the music of Andrew Hill, and Myra Melford’s "The Image of Your Body" features trumpeter Cuong Vu and guitarist Brandon Fields.

Nels Cline is one of the most versatile, imaginative and original guitarists active today. Combining breath-taking technique with an infor

Blossom Dearie's most requested recording on her label Daffodil Records, MY NEW CELEBRITY IS YOU, has been remastered and is available on CD for the first time ever!

The title track "My New Celebrity Is You" was Johnny Mercer's final composition and a gift to Blossom. Other songs that round out this fantastic set are: Moonlight Saving Time, Pretty People, Killing Me Softly, A Song For You, A Paris, Spring In Manhattan and others, 16 in all!

The finest musicians...Blossom D

Mike Renzi and Blossom Dearie recorded a special album...Tweedledum & Tweedledee(Two People Who Resemble Each Other, In This Case Musically.) At it's 15th anniversary we have updated it and released it at a special sale price.

Mike Renzi (Tweedledum) served as the musical director and created the elegant orchestrations, and Blossom Dearie (Tweedledee) played her special style of piano coupled with her vocals. Songs include: I Don't Remember, Ev'rybody Loves Jobim, I Did


Ajamu Akinyele w/ Gemini Soul - July 2006 Tour Dates

July 1 & 2 - Monterey Bay Summer Festival

20 Custom House Plaza (Monterey State Historic Park)

Monterey, CA 93940

Time: 2 PM

Media Contact: 831-622-0700;

July 5 - Club Anton with special guest Miko Tolliver

ZULA Wednesday's @ Club Anton

428 3rd Street

Oakland, CA 94607



Inner Thoughts

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Inner Thoughts released: April 24, 2006

The latest production of Spanish composer, Rodrigo Rodriguez.
This album consists in mix of the East and the West in one only music used traditional Asian and western instruments.

Healing melodies of Spanish singer, Cristina Brunet, shakuhachi flute,acoustic guitar...which makes your atmosphere relaxing and comfortable

Inner Thoughts

During about a year of composition, we inspire the intension in mixed

Year Five of RIJF Comes to a Close -- Another Year of Spectacular Music Filling the Streets of Rochester -- Attendance Hits New High of 80,000

Rochester, NY--June 18, 2006 -- After nine jam-packed days of some of the world’s finest creative improvised music, the fifth edition of the Rochester International Jazz Festival (RIJF) closed on a spectacular high note. Record attendance, estimated at 80,000, included people from around the nation and w


Coastal Radio

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Only on the air since December 2005, internet station Coastal Radio is moving up in popularity. Out of 320 jazz stations on Live 365's network, Coastal Radio is currently # 43. The station plays well known artists and also features lesser known musicians. The most popular countries listening are the US, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Mexico, Czech Republic, Spain, Germany, Colombia, Netherlands, S. Korea, Sweden, Latvia, Thailand, Greece, Italy and Poland. Coastal Radio is on 24/7 with CD qualit

Vince Lewis Trio

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THE VINCE LEWIS TRIO "Better Than Ever" JMP STEVE ABSHIRE/VINCE LEWIS "Live at the Mainstay" Noteworthy Jazz

Friday, May 26, 2006; Page WE08

THE VINCE LEWIS TRIO "Better Than Ever" JMP STEVE ABSHIRE/VINCE LEWIS" Live at the Mainstay" Noteworthy Jazz

JAZZ HAS never had a shortage of artists that deserve greater recognition, and certainly Virginia-based Vince Lewis is on that list. His recent CDs -- one a cozy studio trio session, the othe

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NEW YORK, NY - June 12, 2006 -- Over the past 16 years, as Peter White has kept thousands of smooth jazz fans worldwide enthralled by his spirited melodies, soulf

TABOU COMBO, legendary Haitian "kompa" band has been invited to the "World Isles Music Festival" which will take place in Djerba, Tunisia. The festival will be held in August 2006, with Tabou Combo taking the stage on the evening of August 22.

Tabou will also headline the World Creole Music Festival in Dominica on October 28th, 2006. In addition, tours of Panama, Haiti, and Europe are in the works over the next few months.

Tabou Combo recently celebrated their 38th anniversary t

SEATTLE - Grammy-winning guitarist Bill Frisell, Critter’s Buggin’ Trio, Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon and more than 35 other bands, DJs, improv comedy acts, circus performers and artists are joining Seattle’s Flowmotion for the Sixth Annual Flowmotion Summer Meltdown, a three-day celebration of music, art and community.

The event, on August 11-13 at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, will be the largest locally produced music festival in Washington outside of Bumb

This week on abstractsounds, an exploration of your inner cool... Host KB connects the dots in the abstraction and takes you to distraction in a manner only seen on SO, if you are ready to get transported through the soundscape, tune in on Wednesday nights and give our boy a listen, you won't be the first one.. abstractsounds is a hybrid of jazz, electronic rhythms and hungry beats. Keeping in step with the greater world community, WTNR Radio broadcasts in world time, meaning whet

MusiCares and The Actors’ Work Program are presenting the workshop "Making a Living While Making Music" on June 14th, from 6 8:30 pm at ASCAP, 1 Lincoln Plaza, New York. A panel of musicians, consultants and a GRAMMY-nominated producer will discuss translating their music backgrounds into successful careers. Admission is free. Call 212-245-7840 to RSVP, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SAN FRANCISCO, JUNE 5, 2006/PEARL JAZZ Newswire/ It's June and it's time to celebrate! Ajamu Akinyele's new double CD "Black Magic The Cyber Jazz Experience" is now on sale for $13.98 at,, and KKSF 103.7 FM the bay areas #1 smooth jazz station. So, get it while it's HOT!

We're proud to present this CD at this affordable price for the Summer Madness Campaign because during the month of June, Ajamu Akinyele is

Vineyard Vibes returns to Martha’s Vineyard, MA, to entertain Islanders and summer vacationers with three nights of stellar musical performances, the last weekend in July. For the past five years, Vineyard Vibes has built a reputation as an excellent showcase for some of Berklee College of Music’s top students, alumni, and faculty, and as the premier music event on the island. The sixth-annual Vineyard Vibes will be no exception, presenting Latin jazz, R&B, and gospel artists. Individual tic

Jazz Under the Volcano

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Ciao, Come share this magical experience with us and spread the vibe .....


Vulcanology Music and Art Festival, born out of a dream of Rocco Pandiani, Valerio D'Urso and Sandra Virlinzi, will happen from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 of July 2006 in the spectacular setting of Catania beach, between the sea and the towering volcano of Mount Etna.

Sounds will range from the world music of Peppe Barra with Lino Cannava

"Decade", the newest release by Joseph Patrick Moore on Blue Canoe Records, contains material compiled from his recording efforts spanning the years 1996-2005. Unlike other compilation or "best of" recordings, Decade is not a testimonial of past achievements but a preface, or glimpse, into the artist's future.

JPM is a master bassist, equally proficient with upright and electric instruments; his technical virtuosity and artistic curiosity has taken him in pursuit of many musical styles. It is

Ah, the Sweetest Sound Jazz in June Music Festival is Here!

Norman, OK The Norman Arts Council is pleased to highlight the 23rd annual Jazz in June music festival in this month. The festival will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 22 and from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 23 at Brookhaven Village located at NW 36th and Robinson and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 24 at Andrews Park located at Daws St. and Webster in downtown Norman.

Thursday night’s jazz festivities will

Beverly Glover, former television personality and chair of the 21st annual Charlie Christian International Jazz Festival, said, "This year's event will be a scintillating experience for music lovers of all kinds! You don’t have to be a jazz fan to enjoy this festival." According to Ms. Glover, the festival will present a splendid combination of fresh faces and familiar favorites. The festival begins with a live Jam Session at Club Spyce in Bricktown where musicians