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NEW LOCATION | FUNERAL SERVICE for LEGENDARY JAZZ MASTER GRADY TATE
20.10.2017 Grady Tate Home Going New Arrangements VIEWING Tuesday | October 24 |10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Benta's Funeral Home 630 St. Nicholas Avenue, Harlem | @ West 141st Street read more

Richard Kimball in Concert Saturday October 21st. 8:00pm @ The Amity Gallery Warwick, NY
20.10.2017 Richard will be playing a highly original program of works in his unique style, representing his extensive background in both jazz/Brazilian and classical traditions. He'll premiere his new work, "Dança de Roda", a tone poem depicting visual scenes of Brazil's 18th century slave culture. read more

GREG REITAN TRIO | live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola Monday, October 23rd 2017 | 7:30pm. & 9:30pm
20.10.2017 GREG REITAN TRIO live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola Monday, October 23rd 2017 Sets 7:30pm & 9:30pm featuring Greg Reitan, piano Jack Daro, bass Dean Koba, drums Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola Jazz at Lincoln Center 10 Columbus Circle 5th Floor New York, NY 10019 212.258.9595 http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/ Latest album | Post No Bills "The gorgeous piano trio heard here has been together since they formed in 1996 at the University of Southern California's music school. Even in a world of younger jazz pianists that includes the great Brad Mehldau, Reitan would clearly now be a standout. read more

FYC Bryant/Fabian/Marsalis "Do For You?"
20.10.2017 For Your Consideration Bryant/Fabian/Marsalis "do for you?" Best Jazz Instrumental Album & Best Album Notes by Kabir Sehgal "The Band never loses its tightness...through impressive solo fills from Marsalis, Fabian's gloriously clear pizzicato, pitch bends and grooves.. read more

Guitarist Pawel Ignatowicz - "Here And Now" - Dec. 1 Release
20.10.2017 Guitarist/Composer Pawel Ignatowicz Here And Now Release Date: Dec. 1st A Fresh and Eclectic New Sound Mixed By Multi-Grammy Winning Dave Darlington Darlington contributed to work by Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Brian Lynch & Eddie Palmieri Here And Now (Mother of Invention Records) expresses Pawel's influence from acoustic, electric, drum and bass, Latin, Indian and minimal music. This exciting new CD features Pawel Ignatowicz on both electric guitar and acoustic guitar, guitar synth and electric sitar. read more

MULLIGANESQUE - an All Star Tribute to Gerry Mulligan
20.10.2017 I'm very pleased to announce our October Jazz Festival: a comprehensive presentation of the Music of Gerry Mulligan featuring four full days of concerts that showcase Gerry's musical legacy from the beginning to the end. As usual the concerts will be loaded with all of the great west coast based jazz giants as well as Mulligan alumni and associates. read more

Guitarist/Composer Dan Bruce’s beta collective Release Their Debut Album “Earthshine”
20.10.2017 Innovative Chicago-based guitarist and composer Dan Bruce announces the arrival of his newly established sextet beta collective with the October 20th release of their debut album as a group and Dan's sophomore album as a leader: read more

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Giving Hunger the Blues & Jazz on the Bay - Sarasota's Longstanding Tradition of Helping with Music
13.10.2017 Giving Hunger The Blues, Sarasota's Preeminent Music Festival. Starting at 12:00 PM (with gates opening at 11:30 so you can grab your spot on the bay) and going through 9:30 PM, rain or shine. Giving Hunger the Blues is proud to present a full day of local, regional and national music on two stages and a selection of the area's most delicious restaurants and food vendors and retail businesses. read more

Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival - 2nd Annual Event To Be Held Saturday, Nov 5, 2017
09.10.2017 Optimist Club's Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival! Blues & Jazz in one of Florida's most beautiful locations! LINE UP Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio Talented and entertaining - Touring the world for over 50 years! read more

Ronnie Earl Set To Release New CD, The Luckiest Man, On November 17 From Stony Plain Records
07.10.2017 Stony Plain Records proudly announces the November 17 release of the latest CD from multi Blues Music Award-winning guitarist Ronnie Earl and his band, the Broadcasters, The Luckiest Man. Ronnie Earl calls the album, "A traditional blues album of remembrance, love, and unwavering resolve to live with faith and gratitude." The new disc was recorded at Woolly Mammoth Studios, Waltham, Mass.; Keep the Edge Studio, Quincy, Mass.; and in Groton, Mass. read more

Hyper-modern R&B singer SHY CARTER debuts 'Tha Fountain of Juice, Vol. 1' today on Big Yellow Dog Music
16.09.2017 Rising R&B singer Shy Carter, who has penned hit songs for artists from all corners of the music world, makes his full-length artist debut with 'Tha Fountain of Juice, Vol. 1, ' out today via Big Yellow Dog Music's independent label. Carter wrote and produced all 10 songs on the hyper-modern R&B album full of infectious melodies, creative production and positive-minded messages. read more

world music news

Read The Latest Issue of Bossa Magazine Now
18.10.2017 Dear friends, I am proud to share with you the 4th edition of the "BOSSA MAGAZINE", the first and only Brazilian Art and Music online magazine in New York City. The magazine has been captivating hundreds of thousands of people in New York City and surrounding areas since its launching in July 2017. read more

WOMAD 2018 full lineup announcement
18.10.2017 Announced this evening are familiar festival favourites; the pioneer of bass-dominant, dub flavoured dance tunes, UK's Adrian Sherwood, the heavy metal inspired acoustic guitar duo from Mexico, Rodrigo y Gabriela and Washington D.C. based DJ collective, the uniquely diverse dub inspired Thievery Corporation. read more

Mary Ann Kennedy's Album 'An Dàn' Longlisted for Scots Trad Album of the Year 2017 Please Vote Now!!
10.10.2017 Mary Ann Kennedy's debut solo album, An Dàn, has made it to the longlist for Album of the Year at this year's Scots Trad Music Awards. 'An Dàn' was released internationally through the world and folk label ARC Music and quickly received 4****star reviews from Songlines and was a Top of the World Album (October Issue, 2017) and featured album in Folk Radio UK as a 'gem of an album.' Belgium's national folk roots publication 'Rootstime' recently declared Mary Ann Kennedy as "the voice of Scotland … a very beautiful contemporary folk album…recommended" while Jim Gilchrist from The Scotsman awarded 'An Dàn' 4****stars as "one from the heart". read more

To Wake A Dream In Moving Water: Echo Us Return From The Abyss With New Celtic-themed Album.
06.10.2017 In late 1996 Ethan Matthews recorded his first ever commercially available piece of music as a then 18 year-old guitarist working with electronics and ambient music. "Satre Dance" fell in right alongside all the new age and ambient music of the time. read more


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