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Dusks Embrace Set to Release New Album "ReAwakening" This Fall
25.08.2016 Salem, Portland based Progressive Metal band, Dusks Embrace have announced their fourth studio album ReAwakening, which is set to be released this Fall. ReAwakening will be a milestone for the band in many ways. This record introduces a new vocalist, Aldo Arevalo, as well as a whole new sonic palette for the band. read more

Pt.1: MPS - Woodwinds, Vibes & Violin
25.08.2016 September is an MPS month full of extraordinary jazz instruments and summits. MPS is famous for his broad number of world wide known jazz violin players. Check out this new bunch of jazz sounds from the Black Forest: read more

2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival
25.08.2016 Tens of thousands of music lovers of all ages will come together to enjoy jazz, funk, R&B, Latin music, a cappella music, and more at the 16th annual Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival—Boston's biggest block party—September 23–24. The festival kicks off on Friday, September 23 with Grammy-winning guitarist and Berklee alumnus John Scofield '73 performing music from his new album, Country for Old Men, which is set for release that day on Impulse!/Verve. read more

2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
24.08.2016 City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary saxophonist, featuring contemporaries of Charlie Parker as well as young jazz musicians that continue to shape and drive the art form. read more

Nicole Henry Returns To Ginny’s at Red Rooster In Harlem
24.08.2016 Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed vocalists, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. read more

2016-17 Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Season
24.08.2016 The Manhattan School of Music (MSM) 2016-17 Jazz Arts program announces its 2016-17 season, featuring tribute concerts to American jazz greats Charlie Parker, Gil Evans, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich; a concert of all-new music from the MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra; read more

Will Calhoun Releases "Celebrating Elvin Jones" At Scullers Sept 8
24.08.2016 Will Calhoun releases "Celebrating Elvin Jones" at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston. Although he's best known as the hard-driving, groove-oriented drummer for the pioneering rock group Living Colour, Will Calhoun has played in a staggering variety of styles and traditions over the course of his eclectic career. read more

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Marcus Darc 'Cums' for Monica with a Freak Mix #SoGoneChallenge
25.08.2016 On the heels of his new music release "Twisted, " multi-platinum songwriter, producer and R&B charmer Marcus Darc has posted an "X-plicit" twist on Monica's #SoGoneChallenge. Mimicking the beautiful songstress Monica's own take on the challenge, where she raps with super producer Missy Elliot dancing in the background, read more

Gwen Hughes The Native Land Tour
24.08.2016 Americana-jazz singer songwriter—Gwen Hughes has released her latest album, Native Land, on Grammy-winning ZOHO Music. To celebrate the album, Hughes has set music release parties in Atlanta and New York to benefit Usher's New Look Foundation. read more

Roomful of Blues and The Slambovian Circus of Dreams at Horse Park of NJ
24.08.2016 Two bandstands allowing for non-stop musical entertainment combined with wine sampling from 17 of New Jersey's finest wineries will be on the docket this Labor Day Weekend when the Garden State Wine Growers Association presents the Wine & Music Experience at the Horse Park of NJ on Saturday and Sunday, Sept 3-4 from noon to 5 pm (rain date Monday). read more

New CD From Acclaimed Sugar Ray & The Bluetones
21.08.2016 Severn Records announces an October 7 release date for Seeing Is Believing, the new CD from the acclaimed Sugar Ray & the Bluetones. Seeing Is Believing is the band's seventh album for Severn Records and follows their highly-successful 2014 CD, Living Tear to Tear, which garnered them seven Blues Music Award nominations, including "Best Band, " plus individual nominations for Sugar Ray as "Traditional Male Blues Artist" and "Instrumentalist – Harmonica, " and a song nomination for "Things Could Be Worse." read more

world music news

Peter Tosh To Be Honored With Opening Of New Museum In Kingston
21.08.2016 This October, late Reggae Legend Peter Tosh will be honored with the opening of a new museum dedicated to his life and impact on the music industry and the world. A founding member of the groundbreaking reggae group The Wailers along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer- his work with the group, later solo career, social activism, and advocacy of the Rastafarian religion have left a lasting mark on not only Jamaican culture, but the world at large. read more

Lorens Chuno - CD Release Performance at DROM on September 11
12.08.2016 LORENS CHUNO "NAIJA RHYTHM AFFAIR, NYC" WEST-AFRICAN JAZZ FUSION! Performance Dates in NYC: August 25 - Shrine World Music Venue CD Release Performance: September 11 - DROM Thursday, August 25th Show: 8pm Shrine World Music Venue 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. New York, NY 10030 read more

Lado B at the Latin Grammys - For Your Consideration
05.08.2016 We are very happy to announce that our debut album Catina DeLuna & Lado B Brazilian Project featuring Otmaro Ruiz is now listed on the 17o. ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS in several categories. read more

Nik Savinich `BERTAINA` 2016 / Radio Truffaldino Production /
30.07.2016 The album was recorded under the influence ogomnym works fine Italian artist Alessandro Bertaina. His paintings are full of depth and inspiration. Poetry in color and harmony. Soul and hope. Penetration and fairy tale atmosphere. All these qualities were passed in the sound. Each track - a special state, observation and reflection. Dive into the world of Bertaina. Music helps the listener to relax and stay. Leave aside daily concerns and misalignment in the sounds. Some of the tracks from the album have already used in film and sound on the radio. read more


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