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Russell Malone Receives Highlights In Jazz Annual Award
22.06.2018 Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz concluded its 46th season last night with a tribute to jazz guitarist Russell Malone and presented him with their Annual Award. read more

French trio TH/S /S SH/T releases new EP today via Upton Park.
22.06.2018 After a debut EP entirely electronic, as a prologue for their future music, the band is unveiling a new EP with 3 tracks taken from their forthcoming album. This EP exposes a radical and stimulating side of their music. As much rock as fundamentally electronic, TH/S /S SH/T covers 2 vast musical landscapes, intertwining dance synthesizers, punk guitars, and techno drumming. read more

Australian Performer Juliana Areias to Appear at NYC’s The Green Room 42 June 29th
22.06.2018 Australian-based Brazilian singer-songwriter Juliana Areias wraps up her first U.S. Tour on Friday, June 29, with a salute to 60 years of the bossa nova at The Green Room 42, an upscale cabaret club serving New York City's theater district. Drawing on traditional Brazilian bossa nova rhythms, Ms. Areias performs a distinctive style of Latin Jazz which has made her a hit down under. read more

21.06.2018 The eighth Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival will be held on the Green in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, August 18, from noon until 10:00 p.m. The annual free concert is made possible by the generous support of many sponsors who are well-known in the region. read more

The Legendary Barbara Dane in a Rare Appearance @ Joe's Pub Thursday, June 21st 7pm
20.06.2018 The Legendary Barbara Dane in a Rare Appearance @ Joe's Pub Thursday, June 21st 7pm with the Tammy Hall Trio and special guests Osamu & Pablo Menendez read more

"Interplay" Nominated for Victoire du Jazz (French Grammy Award)!
20.06.2018 We are thrilled to announce that François Moutin & Kavita Shah Duo's "Interplay" has been nominated for a Victoire de la Musique (French Grammy Award) for Album Jazz sensation de l'année (Jazz Album of the Year)! "Interplay" is one of three albums nominated in this category; the winners will be announced this September. Kavita Shah & François Moutin Duo INTERPLAY With Special Guests Sheila Jordan & Martial Solal read more

Award-winning Vocalist Kathy Kosins Set to Support Avery* Sunshine at Blue Note Jazz Festival, NYC
20.06.2018 ASCAP award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins, who has won the hearts of critics and fans around the globe with her eclectic musical palette that expands the rich history of jazz and soul, is excited to appear at Highline Ballroom, read more

blues and rock news

Blues Rock legend BEN GRANFELT releases today his new solo album “My Soul To You”
22.06.2018 Today, the Blues Rock icon BEN GRANFELT releases his new album "My Soul To You" and once again proves his extraordinary skills with powerful lyrics, captivating melodies and strong guitar themes. The Finnish doyen of the electric guitar delivers a fresh sound that comes from the bottom of his heart. read more

Wed, Blues Night Feat. Keith “The Captain” Gamble & the Nu Gypsies @ Club Bonafide
23.05.2018 Wednesday, Blues Night Feat. Keith "The Captain" Gamble & the Nu Gypsies May 23 | Set Times: 8:00pm Singer-Songwriter, Keith THE CAPTAIN Gamble's heart and soul are rooted in the BLUES. He can charge his performances with Funk, Rock, Jazz, R&B, and Soul, but will always lead his audience back home to the Blues. read more

Bone Nest share collection of songs and video clips from self-titled debut album
10.05.2018 San Francisco-based artist/producer Bone Nest has been building momentum with a collection of songs and video clips from his upcoming self-titled debut album. Blending R&B with elements of indie, psychedelic rock, soul and jazz, Bone Nest has crafted a sound highly individual and incredibly captivating. read more

Jazz & Blues Florida May Issue Posted - Covering Jazz & Blues in Clubs, Concerts & Festivals
03.05.2018 Jazz & Blues Florida May 2018 Featuring PACKRAT'S SMOKEHOUSE - STILL Defining FLORIDA Blues! Another great month of LIVE jazz and blues in Florida starts today, and this is the source for finding out what is happening, where, when, and who we are paying attention to. read more

world music news

John Smith Named Next Associate Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
09.06.2018 John Smith, who has over two decades of music industry experience, has been named the new Associate Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, effective June 11, 2018. read more

Musician And Producer Nitish Kulkarni Says Do Not Be Afraid Of World Music Sounds
30.05.2018 Nitish Kulkarni fully embraces the concept of world-fusion music on his second album, Listen, which blends traditional ethnic instruments from around the world with modern instrumentation such as synthesizers and electric guitar. "All music is world music to me, " he says, "and all I ask is for people to listen, as the album title requests, and decide for themselves whether the music sounds good and meaningful to them no matter what instruments are used." read more

New Johnson & Dunning Recording Has Flutes, Keyboards, Vioilin And Guitars
30.05.2018 Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning, an acclaimed duo on the Contemporary Celtic music scene for more than 30 years, come together again on the album Eirlandia, inspired by the best-selling author Stephen R. Lawhead's new Celtic fantasy novel, In The Region of the Summer Stars - Book 1 of the Eirlandia Series. Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning are known for past recordings together on Ark Records such as A Quiet Knowing Christmas, Stars In The Morning East, The Katurran Odyssey, The Enduring Story, Winterfold, If I Do Not Remember..., and A Quiet Knowing, among others. read more

Chart-Topping Gospel Reggae Pioneers CHRISTAFARI Return April 13th With “Original Love"
10.04.2018 CHRISTAFARI return April 13th with their latest studio album, "Original Love" (Lion of Zion Entertainment) - available now for pre-order at iTunes, with 4 instant tracks available upon purchase. After nearly three decades, CHRISTAFARI is the all-time top selling Gospel Reggae act and continues to be a driving force in world music. read more

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