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Ed Calle Video Podcast

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Who: Ed Calle (Saxophonist, Concord, Pimienta recording artist)

What: Podcast Videos of never released video.

Where: or visit 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


Jammates Ready to Record Cooper Tisdale Live Set

Tisdale Turns It Up Live Scheduled March 19th at Jake’s Toadhouse

Who: Cooper Tisdale

What: Live CD Recording & Performance

When: Sunday March 19, 2006

Where: Jake’s Toadhouse, 2272 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur GA

Early Show: 8:30pm (2-50 minute sets)

Tickets: $5.00 at the door


An orchestra is like a museum. It upholds tradition and history, replicating great classics as accurately as possible, under the direction of a conductor. It’s like Bible recitation. Anyone, whose music can be revered 100 years later, deserves the reverence. It is, however, the antithesis of improvisation. Adam Unsworth

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

AVON, CT -- On April 25th, 482 Music will release Live at the Outpost Performance Space (482-1045), the fourth CD from the all-star collective, Conference Call. As the title suggests, this follow-up to 2004's Spirals: The Berlin Concert (482-1028) was recorded live at Albuquerque, New Mexico's Outpost Performance Space during the band's Fall 2003 tour of the Western United States and Canada. It also features the band's fourth drummer in as many recordings, with Gerry Hemingway join

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 you’d like to express and how you can put that to sound. Create a sto

Swedish cutting edge jazz singer & composer Sophie Dunér returns to perform at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London on Wednesday March 8 together with her Quintet including Phil Pesket on keyboards, Sam Burgess on bass, Alex Du Cherry on guitar and Paul Clarvis on drums. She will be performing her original compositions influenced by funky modern edge theatre/contemporary music. Sophie´s new CD with american C.I.M.P records recorded in NY, USA will be released in April. Please visit ht

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

Atlanta, Georgia, August 29, 2006 - Musician William Green is proud to announce the release of his second solo album, Green Valley. This self-produced release is a collection of 14 original songs featuring cool jazz, coupled with a real R&B feel to the vocals. "I'm very happy with my new CD as it represents where I am now musically," says William Green. "It isn't as much a departure from the last CD as it is a path of growth. I think this new recording will bri

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, they’ve both played on Adamo’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

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New York- Utopia Records’ 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

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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


BORDERS Books & Music Presents Ajamu Akinyele w/ Gemini Soul "Live"

SAN FRANCISCO, FEBRUARY 7, 2006/PEARL JAZZ Newswire/ Bay Areas own Cyber Jazz recording artist Ajamu Akinyele, pronounced Ah-jah-moo+Ah-kin-ysy-lay, will be performing his eclectic blend of smooth jazz - jazz fusion "Live" at a series of BORDERS Books & Music stores throughout the Bay Area,


Paul Jackson Funks up Radio

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Paul Jackson Funks up Radio Los Angeles

Roc Armani Paul Jackson is now on 350 radio stations and climbing. Jackson, the funk wizard of bass was formally of Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters. He was one of the founding members of the Headhunters and still tours and records with them on BasinStreet Records. He’s put his new CD, FUNK ON A STICK (BackDoor Records) in the ears of millions of radio listeners around the world. David Cintron of WPKR 91.5 said about Jackson’s new CD, "Legenda

By: Ben Lokovsky

Imagine listening to a seasoned jazz musician rip into a bebop solo so sizzling and smooth it makes your senses tingle. Close your eyes and play along. Try and picture the sweat bouncing off the performer like the notes that leap through the air. See if you can hear the mesmerizing melodies go up and down, bringing you through joy and sadness, taking your emotions on a sensory experience unlike any other. Now picture that musician and his beloved

Los Angeles--February 2, 2006--Jaci Rae is the epitome of the D.Y.I. spirit that makes independent artists so successful. Being an inspiration to women and men that need a lesson in self-empowerment is her calling card. She is singer/songwriter, musician, prolific author of several successful books including the #1 bestselling Winning Points with the Woman in Your Life One Touchdown at a Time, which was the first ever independent authored book to reach #1. <

Mario Pavone's

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LONGMEADOW, MA -- On March 21st, Playscape Recordings will release Deez To Blues (PSR#050505), bassist/composer Mario Pavone's 17th recording as a leader/co-leader and his third to feature trumpeter/arranger Steve Bernstein. Recorded in May 2005, following tours of Western Europe and the Greater New York area celebrating his 40th anniversary in music, Deez To Blues documents six new original Pavone compositions that feature his trademark style of putting the rhythm section at the c

Danila Satragno new CD

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Danila Satragno's new CD finally published. Un Lupo in Darsena is a new approch to pop for Danila.

She is one of the 4 most important Italian jazz singers actually performing and this new record will make her known also by those who do not love Jazz as they love pop.

She sings some extraordinary italian authors' songs (such us Tenco and de Andrè), an autobiographic piece and two jazz standards.

The record was mastered in Milan wiith Roberto Gatto, Dado Moroni, Ro