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Toronto Toronto Downtown Jazz, in association with GMP Productions, introduces a series of concerts this winter to kick off the jazz festival’s 20th Anniversary Season. This series, presented by JAZZ.FM91, boasts a lineup that will appeal to both the neophyte and jazz connoisseur, offering a little something to whet every appetite.

From Randy Weston’s African Rhythms to the Cuban-based grooves of ¡Cubanismo!, this Anniversary Series will get the city in the mo

Los Angeles, CA, December, 2005 Comin’ Home is James Tormé’s homage to an era of music which was filled with notions of romance and timeless values. The lyrics in these selections ring as true today as they did when they were written. Using a combination of musical influences, James’ freshman offering brings the sincerity of jazz classics to a whole new generation. Influenced as much by his multi-Grammy Award winning father, Mel, as he is by his own generation’s music


NEW YORK, NY -- On March 7th, Tompkins Square Records will release new landmark solo piano recordings from two of America's most enigmatic musicians, Charles Gayle and Ran Blake. Gayle's Time Zones (TSQ 2839) is his first recording to feature all original piano improvisations and only the second solo piano recording of his career. Blake's All That Is Tied (TSQ 1965), his 35th release, was recorded 40 years to the month after his first sol

"Symphonic Jobim," Adventure Music’s two CD set featuring the orchestral music of legendary Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, has been nominated as Best Classical Crossover Album.

"Symphonic Jobim" was produced by Jobim’s son Paulo and legendary arranger and composer Mario Adnet, and features arrangements by Jobim himself, as well as by Claus Ogerman, Nelson Riddle, Eumir Deodato, Dori Caymmi and both producers. The live recording, performed by members of the Orquestra Si

Yugoslavian-born pianist and composer Bogey Vujkov (pronounced voo-ey kov), has just released his debut CD, Comin’ Up For Air. The CD features Clipper Anderson on acoustic and 5-string electric bass, Terry Aspiras on keyboards, Jay Douglas on drums, and Dajari Makena on percussion. Of the 13 tracks on the CD, 11 were written by Bogey. The CD was produced by Bogey and Tom Pfaeffle at The Tank Studio in Black Diamond. Pfaeffle was the recording and mixing engineer, and Stev

Due to popular demand hometown favorite, vocalist/lyricist/actor George V Johnson Jr. returns to Twins Lounge for a one night engagement Friday, December 16th. He’ll be celebrating 55 years on the planet. All Musicians and friends are invited to come out to Twins and join in the fun.

Johnson’s career spans over 30 years, dating back to the 70's with the late pianist John Malachi at the "PIGFOOT" workshop in NE Washington DC. If you have not had the opportunity to hear him in concert r

Berklee's New Orleans Visiting Artist series (NOVA), which brings musicians from the birthplace of jazz to America's first college of jazz for teaching residencies and performances, presents NOVA recipients Marva Wright and Davell Crawford, with Berklee’s Reverence Gospel Ensemble and Overjoyed, directed by Dennis Montgomery III.

The concert is Monday, December 12, 8:15 p.m., at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA. General admission tickets are $5. Pleas


The Jazz Rock Fusion of Brent Magstadt Reaches New Heights on Self Titled Release

Seattle, WA--December 5, 2005--Brent Magstadt describes his latest work as a progressive styling encompassing elements of rock, jazz and folk; music that will darken the room with an acoustic séance, or light it up with intense electric passages.

Magstadt’s new self-titled album takes you on musical ride that you will never forget-from progressive rock an

Vibraphonist Tim Collins will be performing at FAT CAT jazz club in New York City on Wednesday, December 7th. The group will feature Joel Frahm (tenor), Matt Blostein (alto), Aaron Parks (piano), Matt Clohesy (bass), and Simon Lott (drums). The show starts at 10pm and cover charge is $10. Tim has recently recorded his second album as a leader entitled "Valcour", soon to be released on Fresh Sound Records. His first release, a self-produced album titled "Live In Concert" received rave reviews fro

Polokwane: Jazz fans are spoilt for choice with the just-announced line-up of artists taking place at the Mapungubwe Jazz Festival.

The event, which is now in its third year, takes place at the Polokwane Cricket Stadium on December 16th and forms part of the Mapungubwe Arts Festival. It is a project of the Limpopo Provincial Government’s Department of Sport, Arts and Culture and is u

Including the Empire State of New York. D.Mor, a sweet sexy performer showed up not long ago. This Texas gentlemen came to pursue his dream of being America’s next pop sensation. It wasn’t long after he had rode into New York that he was discovered by Many Moods Production Company, a New York based production and recording company. And now his new Maxi Single release "Contigo", an eclectic mix of world, easy pop music, has put this cowboy in the stampede for stardom.


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Being compared to the likes of Odetta, Millie Jackson and Jill Scott, innovative C.E.O., Linda Felder of Many Moods Productions, a New York based company, is now un-expectantly, a sensational new up-and-coming artist, with a new single that appears to be a hit and she’s just as surprised as everyone else.

After 14 years of assisting aspiring artists, Linda finds herself the "rising star" as the song she wrote and performs "So

Five Fifteen: A Tribute To the BBC Dance Orchestra and Henry Hall
UK Street date: 1st December 2005


Throughout the three decades of the BBC Dance Orchestra, it’s the five years of Henry Hall’s leadership which have been the most prominent in people’s minds. This album fills the listeners with the s

Tony Adamo - A Hit Record In the Air For Immediate Release UrbanZone Productions Franki LaMantia Knock, knock. Who’s there? A hit record in the air. The inside buzz has started on Tony Adamo’s new CD to be released in 2006.

Record industry A&R executives have already been in contact with Adamo’s producer, guitarist, Jerry Stucker about this new artist. Neil Larsen, keyboardist extraordinaire (Diana Krall, B. B. King, Greg Allman) was in Los Angeles earlier this month recording tra

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Charmaine Clamor

"Searching for the Soul"

CD Release Party

LOS ANGELES: November 23, 2005: The exquisite voice of Charmaine Clamor, stunning alto voice of the award-winning jazz harmony ensemble CRESCENDO, can now be heard in the comfort of your home or car. She has just rele

November 21st, 2005, For Immediate Release

Please Contact: Beth Wernick

Imaginary Friends Music Partners: 310 453


2005 WEBSITE OFFERS COMPLETE ONLINE MUSIC LICENSING ACCESS Los Angeles, CA, the website that will license the recorded performances and compositions of hundreds of independent Jazz artists through a complete online process, announces its start date of November

Linn Records staff have specially selected these exclusive gift collections from the best albums of 2005 and Linn's all-time bestsellers to bring you a superb selection of albums that will delight you, the listener. With up to 33% off you can treat yourself and your friends...

  • Superb collection from New York International Artist of the Year (Backstage Awards, 2003) Barb Jungr. Barb recently appeared on BBC4 in the acclaimed Bob Dylan tribute concert "Talk

Nick Jerret , clarinet player and teacher and mentor to many jazz players young and old.

Nick has released by mail order a collection of live recordings from the 1940's era digitally enhanced and put on CD.

It almost feels like you are in the club at a table listening.

This is a great jazz CD with players of the highest caliber and in the prime of 1940's east coast Jazz.

CD available

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SAN FRANCISCO, November 15, 2005 - PEARL JAZZ Newswire

Look for Gemini Soul’s first cyber-jazz CD titled, "A Cyber Jazz Holiday" to be available via Internet and major retailers November 15, 2005. Ajamu Akinyele and Jon O’Bergh produced the entire CD. "A Cyber Jazz Holiday" captures the true essence of smooth jazz combining elements of jazz-fusion to put you in the holiday spirit all year round!

GEMINI SOUL is a Cyber-Jazz group consisting mainly of recording artists A

Rochester, NY-November 9, 2005-The Rochester International Jazz Festival (RIJF) ( has announced dates for the Festival’s fifth anniversary edition. The spectacular nine-day event will be held Friday June 9 through Saturday June 17, 2006.

RIJF has become one of nation’s largest and fastest growing music festivals, drawing fans from all across the U.S. and around the world. Attendance in 2005 topped 65,000. Each year, the Festival presents more t