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Christmas time is the perfect time to sit around the tree and ring in the holiday season. Gospel Jazz artist, producer and songwriter Terrence Richburg has penned a new Christmas tune called “In One Night”. The original track, written by the owner of the Stellar Award-nominated, RichEscape Music, LLC, is a jazzy yet classically-infused ballad about the Savior’s birth. The single is available in four versions: the original track with vocals, an instrumental version (showcasing an exceptional acoustic guitar and 7-string bass performance by Richburg) and a radio edit for each. Richburg’s first release in several years not only features the smoo...
Jazz connoisseurs might be forgiven for being a little Scrooge-like during the Holidays, with the sounds of watered-down Christmas music filling the air everywhere they turn. But AccuJazz Internet radio brings good news of great joy for all jazz fans: they can listen to great Christmas jazz any time of the day or night, for absolutely free, at! AccuJazz offers four different channels for the discriminating listener: Swingin’ Christmas, Christmas Instrumentals, Christmas Vocals and New Christmas Jazz. Swingin’ Christmas, the flagship channel, plays a wide selection of Christmas jazz, both old and new, vocal and instrumental. Hi...
Guitarist Randy Stephens, who lives just south of Nashville TN., has caught the attention of magazines such as ‘Guitar International’ and from others in the guitar community. When asked about Randy’s decision to give back portions of sales from his latest CD release ‘American Guitar’ Randy’s said, “I knew I wanted to participate in a charity with the earnings from my CD I just wasn’t sure which one, then I stumbled upon ‘Sweet Relief’ they help musicians with mounting medical bills. Having experienced parotid gland cancer and being a musician without medical insurance back in 2005 gave me something I could relate and knew this charity was...

Woodward Avenue Records

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 (Gainesville, Florida – May 27, 2011) "Friday Night," the brand new project by Swedish/ American composer and piano player, Jonathan Fritzen, specifically written and recorded for Woodward Avenue Records is set to be released June 15, 2011. A new-aged tune with a great melody and a definitive old-school piano jam, Fritzen brings it all.The result is a truly groovin' and foot tappin' track in every respect. Under the hood of "Friday Night" are some of the best musicians anywhere, just having fun togther and laying down a great groove for Fritzen's blazing piano. Mixed to perfection by Darren's "Friday Night"....turn it up and enjoy!

Jonathan Fritzen – Grand Piano and Keyboards

The Band

Nate Najar - Guitars

Xxavier Chisholm – Bass

Andreas Ekstedt – Percussion

Marcus Thomas – Drums

 Composed and Produced by Jonathan Fritzen

Executive Producer – Mark C. Nordman

Mixed by Darren Rahn

For additional information, please contact:

Mark C. Nordman

President and CEO

Woodward Avenue Records

15974 NW 48th Place

Alachua, Fl 32615


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Guitar maestro Phil Keaggy has joined forces with his Glass Harp bandmate, drummer John Sferra, and keyboardist Jack Giering to create some of the tastiest jazz-funk licks to come out of Music City in a long, long time. Releasing today, The Phil Keaggy Trio's Inter-Dimensional Traveler features 12 brand new tunes ranging in sonic vitality from Traffic to Booker T & the MGs to Jeff Beck, with an eclectic mix of guitar styles that fans love to hear from Phil Keaggy thrown in for good measure.


Special Holiday Discount Tickets
Offered for 2011 Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals

$50.00 Tickets Available at Convention & Visitors Bureau
December 9 - January 3

NEWPORT, RI, December 8, 2010 - If you're still looking for that perfect holiday gift or a special treat for the New Year, George Wein, Producer of the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, is offering $50.00 tickets for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival® and Newport Jazz Festival®. The $50.00 General Admissio

(Cincinnati, OH/Robert Sutton) A vibraphone is to Rusty Burge ( as quill pens were to the Romantic poets. In other words, it is an extension of his soul, the bridge in which feelings and ideas cross from the imagination to the listener. On his latest album, Illumination, Burge continues his exploration of a vibraphone’s various moods and tones. However, Burge’s compositional skills are focused on melodies and not instrumental wizardry. The result is a


Introducing Jay-Nya Sol

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Jay-Nya Sol: created by producer-songwriter T.Burns (cousin of Macy Gray)comes from the musical majesty of Ohio. T.Burns wrote and produced the entire CD 'A Jazzical Journey' which is a combination of smooth jazz with hints of R&B up under the beats. He brought some of his friends such as Marion Meadows on the #1 single 'A Little Jazz in Your Coffee', Steve Oliver, Grammy winner Ricky Lawson, Sheldon Reynolds & Rahmlee Michael Davis formerly of EW&F, Reinhold Schwarzwald,Will Donoto & John Mahon

This Week on

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November 24, 2010 - Seattle, WA - This Friday the 26th, (day after Thanksgiving) Shyan Selah will be interviewing Alan Paul of the 10 time Grammy Award Winning Jazz Group, Manhattan Transfer, on "LIFE: The Shyan Selah Show." This multi-talented singer, songwriter, and actor will be discussing with Shyan the start of the jazz super group and their secret to a long-term successful career in the music business. In addition, Alan's daughter, singer and songwriter, Arielle Paul, will be on hand to ta

Don't be fooled by the baby boy good looks. With lyrics like "I was born in a tavern on the banks of the Mississippi" and a horn section that hammers the groove, Jeremiah Johnson is the new face of Mississippi River blues.Walk into a gin joint in St. Louis and you'll likely hear the familiar "blues" sound that made the area famous. It's lyrics about the struggles of daily living with the hallmark blues style guitar that rips at your soul and soothes the spirit.Johnson takes that rich

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We’ve just finished what I feel is an important music work ‘War on Poverty’ with Jane Bunnett’s African/Cuban Blues Summit Band. We have joined forces in a campaign to expose the growing underclass which is estimated to be three million in Canada who go without the bare necessities to make life livable. We have partnered with ‘The Stop’ and their campaign - ‘Food with Dignity’ Program to bring greater attention to this severe crisis. All of us do

New Orleans Ladies of Jazz; Stephanie Jordan, Germaine Bazzle, and Germaine Bazzle will perform a special "Ladies in Jazz Holiday Concert" in collaboration with the Music Alive Ensemble String Octet and Jazz Quintet on Sunday, November 28, 2010 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the University of New Orleans Performing Arts Center Recital Hall (Lakefront Campus).  Principally sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, admission for the holiday concert is free b


A Generation with Amusia

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In his book Musicophilia, Oliver Sacks described a neurological illness called Amusia. People with absolute amusia do not "recognize tones and music is not experienced as music". "For such people melodies lose their music quality, and may acquire a non-musical disagreeble character". Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia

But there are many forms of amusia, some of them acquired. Rhythm amusia or rhythm deafness is the inability to detect certain rhythm variations. People with Melody Amus

Jazz greats of the 20th Century are being brought back to the streets of London today through a collaboration between a University of Derby artist and a technical wizard. Renowned artist Professor John Goto's series of photo artworks West End Blues: Jazz Migrants in London 1919-1974 shows silhouettes of jazz musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Art Pepper and Sidney Bechet against the real London music spots they once played at. Mobile phone users can now bring those same silhouette images up o