Rochester, NY--March 8, 2006-- In a rare performance outside of new York City, Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band, will open the fifth annual Rochester International Jazz Festival (www.rochesterjazz.com) in an exclusive benefit concert June 9th at 8 p.m. at the Eastman Theatre.
Proceeds will benefit the New Orleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding New Orleans musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina.
STONY PLAIN RECORDS SIGNS JEFF HEALEY
LABEL TO RELEASE JEFF HEALEY & THE JAZZ WIZARDS LIVE CD,
ITâ€™S TIGHT LIKE THAT, APRIL 25, WITH SPECIAL GUEST CHRIS BARBER
STONY PLAIN ALSO SET TO RELEASE LEGENDARY JUMP BLUES PIANIST JAY MCSHANNâ€™S NEW CD, HOOTIE BLUES, ON APRIL 25
EDMONTON, AB Stony Plain Reco
Jan Ponsford - At the 606 Club, Lots Road, Chelsea
Jan Ponsford (voc); Frances Knight (pno); Terry Pack (db); Winston Clifford (drms, bv)
Some artists inspire with their technical skill, some with their warmth and personality, some with their compositions, some with their choice of material. Jan Ponsford, at the renowned 606 Club did all of these and then some! A launch gig is so often just a publicity stunt to promote sales; and thatâ€™s a per
Paul Collins Artist Management International is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Saltman, bass and William Knowles, piano to our prolific musical family. These upcoming talented jazz musicians and gifted composers are from Washington, D.C., the home of the late great international jazz legend Duke Ellington. Their debut CD entitled "Sandcastles" showcases their music skills and potential as upcoming artists on the global jazz scene. Stand out tracks are: "Port 40", "Catch a Firefly",
February 21, 2006
Mel Bay Records is pleased to announce the release of Just Friends, the first instrumental CD from Rick Haydon and John Pizzarelli, two masters of seven-string jazz guitar. Bassist Martin Pizzarelli and drummer Tony Tedesco joined Rick and John at Nola Recording Studios in New York City, where they captured spirited takes on "Chasin' the Blues", "Sometime Ago", "Tony's Tune" and other popular standards.
"Rick Haydon has given us a CD that no
The new "MAYA" series guitars (named after Danâ€™s 1 year old daughter) was cooperatively designed by Dan Donegan with Washburn custom shop luthiers Eric Karol, Matt "Chewy" Dezynski, David Karon, director of artist relations and Gil Vasquez, head of production.
"Washburn really went above and beyond to make sure my guitars are to my exact speci
For more information, please contact:
Cheryl Hughey Promotions
Excursions Generates a Groundswell of Enthusiasm
Upcoming Interview on The Album Hour Scheduled March 16
NEW YORK / March 2, 2006
Released in 2005 by the NYC Graffiti Productions indie label, Excursions by Paul Serrato
Who: Ed Calle (Saxophonist, Concord, Pimienta recording artist)
What: Podcast Videos of never released video.
Where: http://web.mac.com/mousejam/iWeb/Ed%20Calle/Podcast/Podcast.html or visit http://www.edcalle.com and click on Podcast When: Every month a new Podcast will be uploaded.
Why: Through the use of Podcasting, Ed Calle wants to open his door and invite all to visit with him in South Florida. The viewers will be treated to rare footage of his Fuego Caliente Big
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 24, 2006
Jammates Ready to Record Cooper Tisdale Live Set
Tisdale Turns It Up Live Scheduled March 19th at Jakeâ€™s Toadhouse
Who: Cooper Tisdale
What: Live CD Recording & Performance
When: Sunday March 19, 2006
Where: Jakeâ€™s Toadhouse, 2272 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur GA
Early Show: 8:30pm (2-50 minute sets)
Tickets: $5.00 at the door
The release coincides with two Philadelphia performances. On Friday, March 17th, Unsworth takes the stage with his studio sextet at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for two sets
Students at Perkins School for the Blind may not have been able to see the vivacious blonde perform, but they hung on her every word and note, when jazz composer/pianist Lisa Hilton conducted a Master Class at the school earlier this year.
Encouraging the students to write music as well as play it, she told the advanced music students: "Music is about expressing what we feel inside. Think about something youâ€™d like to express and how you can put that to sound. Create a sto
The West Bend Sunrise Rotary, producers of the annual Ziegler Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival, announced today it is making a $10,000 donation to the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. The funds are a portion of the proceeds derived from the 2005 jazz festival, which was held September 9 10. The donation is being made to Rotary International Foundation, which will distribute the funds to local relief projects in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.
According to Patricia Fabian, Ziegler K
Paul Collins Artist Management International is pleased to announce the addition of Gregg Juke, singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist to our prolific musical family.
Gregg Juke, a native of Buffalo, New York, is a 20 year veteran of the music scene in "The City of No Illusions" which has spawned the likes of the Goo Goo Dolls, Ani DiFranco, Rick James, award winning bassist Billy Sheehan and countless national recording artists.
Gregg has had a long standin
Tony Adamo & Mic Gillette A Little East Bay Grease Goes a Long Way Roc Armani
UrbanZone Productions Their musical friendship sparked in 1999 when a member of the group, Cold Blood, arranged for Mic Gillette and Skip Mesquite, Tower of Power (TOP) originals, to record with singer/songwriter, Tony Adamo. Since then, theyâ€™ve both played on Adamoâ€™s previous CD, DANCE OF LOVE and are currently playing on five songs on his new CD to be released in 2006. Mic Gillette, a very talented and
For Immediate Release:
New York- Utopia Recordsâ€™ Founder/CEO & President, Alfonzo Blackwell is a force to be reckoned with. 2006 will be a monumental year for him and Utopia Records. This year brings about the release of several new talented and original artists. Not only is he a record label owner; Alfonzo is a Top 10 Billboard charting saxophonist superstar/songwriter/producer and is also gearing up for his latest CD "Never
ICTUS' 12-CD Box Set is scheduled for the release in March/April of 2006 from newly resurrected ICTUS label. This most important collection of music in the history of ICTUS Records, is a celebration for the 30th anniversary of the birth of one of the first independent labels of the 70's, a tribute to all great artists that made ICTUS exist, just for the love of music. The set could be pre-ordered at ICTUS website.
ICTUS' extremely limited, outstandingly lavish 12-
'Morph The Cat', the eagerly anticipated new solo album from Steely Dan co-founder Donald Fagen, has been set for a UK release of Monday 13th March via Reprise Records (North American release is Tuesday 7th March). 'H Gang', the first single take from the album, will be released as a digital download in Britain on 27th February (see below for full listing for all UK digital download sites).
Featuring nine new songs written and arranged by Fagen, 'Morph The Cat' is the multi-Grammy win