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Lost Tapes Transformed Into New Jazz Release From Saxman Sonny Lewis - "Fillmore Street Live"
15.09.2019 Saxman Sonny Lewis is a legendary jazz musician who almost slipped away into history. His career was launched in Paris in 1961, sitting in with Bud Powell, and spanned the next three decades. At home in any setting, he performed with Art Blakey, Barry White, poet William S. Burroughs, and classical composer Terry Riley, and played on a wide range of recordings, including three gold albums with The Whispers. However, until now, there have been no dedicated jazz releases focused on his astounding talent. read more

Music Poetry In Motion by MARK WINGFIELD & GARY HUSBAND "Tor & Vale"    
15.09.2019 "Guitarist Mark Wingfield who reinvents himself in the company of pianist Gary Husband. Both ventured into a dialogue in which they did not immediately deny their past but certainly did not use it as an absolute starting point. They did, however, adhere to their sense of adventure. read more

Chris Washburne Birthday celebration with the SYOTOS band at Smoke Jazz Club
15.09.2019 Low Ridin' - the debut CD of Chris Washburne & The SYOTOS Band for ZOHO showcases Latin Jazz instrumental versions of 1960s and 70s Classic Rock songs - called Acid Mambo by its musicians. Afro-Latin jazz on a psychedelic trip! Zeppelin, Hendrix, the Doors meet Tito Puente! The band's name "SYOTOS" is a word coined by Chris Washburne in 1992, created as an acronym for "See You On The Other Side" - a term which has subsequently been widely used as military jargon among computer gamers. read more

Terri Lyne Carrington And Social Science Link With Rapper Mumu Fresh On “If Not Now” From Double Album Waiting Game Out November 8 (Motema)
14.09.2019 Today Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science have revealed a new song from their upcoming ambitious double album Waiting Game (November 8/Motema). The song, "If Not Now, " features Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh. Carrington has also spent this week as the guest drummer in the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers. read more

Female Trombonist Shannon Gunn let's loose of Gunn's Ablazin'
14.09.2019 Hailed by the Washington City Paper as "D.C.'s Best Trombonist 2015" and the DistrictNow Blog as "Best Trombonist 2017, " DC based Shannon Gunn is known for her exceptional tone and her grandiose project-du-jour. She is currently the artist in residence on Tuesday nights at Columbia Station in Adams Morgan as leader of the Firebird, named "DC's Best Small Ensemble 2016" by the Washington City Paper. read more

Staten Island Jazz Festival 32 Saturday, October 19, 2019 St. George Theatre 2:00 p.m. - 7 :00 p.m
13.09.2019 Experience Staten Island's longest-running jazz festival hosted by Sheila Anderson, author and on-air personality, WBGO, 88.3 FM on October, 19 2019. Staten Island JAZZ Festival 32 tickets are on sale now at: read more

1940s Jazz with Fluer Seule a multilingual journey, from the Swing Era days of Old New York, to Paris during WWII
13.09.2019 Fleur Seule is Manhattan's very own 1940s jazz band, that brings the glamour and swinging sounds of the Golden Age of Hollywood to life on stage. Reviving classic chanson, jazz standards, swing music, bossa nova, salsa and more, this young group of old souls brings new life and fresh sounds to some of your favorite tunes, read more

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Joe The Bluesman Turns U2's "One" Into The Blues
31.08.2019 Joe The Bluesman lives out his convictions and lays out his soul in his music. You can hear in the way he sings and you can feel it in the way he plays the guitar. The new king of blues, Joe is on a mission to bring blues back to the forefront of the music scene. "I feel that a lot of the quality has left the music these days, " Joe The Bluesman says. "I want to make great quality music that moves people, and that will be the driving force behind the music's success." read more

NEKTAR - the legendary psychedelic/progressive/classic rock band => BOOKING + NEW ALBUM 
28.07.2019 NEKTAR "The Other Side" new album The Legendary Rock Band are recording a new album! This is the first new studio album made in the United States since 1977!! The original members of NEKTAR: Derek "Mo" Moore (bass guitar, back vocals), Ron Howden (drums, back vocals) and Mick Brockett (lights and visuals), with Ryche Chlanda (guitar, lead vocals) from the 1978' band and Randy Dembo (12-strings guitar, bass guitar) from the 2005 band, and newcomer Kendall Scott (keyboards). read more

Francesca De Fazi | "Message in a Bottleneck"
23.07.2019 Francesca De Fazi is an italian songwriter and guitarist from Rome, Italy. She has called herself the Roman Blues Woman since she recorded one of her early albums in New Orleans years ago. She is releasing today a music video for "Message In The Bottleneck", the first single of her upcoming album "Craft Songs" to be released September 13 2019 via Noja Recordings. read more

Spirit of Woodstock - Peace & Music in Brooksville FL at Sertoma Youth Ranch August 16-18, 2019
21.06.2019 Friday thru Sunday, August 16-18, 2019 Spirit of Woodstock at Sertoma Youth Ranch 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 FEATURED ARTISTS*: The Hummingbirds Russ Bowers Isn't Dead Yet Tony Tyler Trance Cadillac Cowboys Bus Fulla Monkeys LC Williams & the Driver Kettle of Fish Alex Lopez Xpress Band Uncle John's Band Yesterdayze Moonflower-The Spirit of Santana Peace of Woodstock read more

world music news

Hossam Ramzy 1953 - 2019
13.09.2019 With great respect we announce that Hossam Hassan, known globally as Egyptian percussionist and world music star Hossam Ramzy, passed away on Tuesday 10th September 2019, aged sixty-five. Hossam was undergoing treatment for a heart condition in Brazil, however the condition was very advanced. Always a man of unwavering spirituality, Hossam passed on to begin the next phase in his spiritual journey. Among his crowning achievements are his loving family, a vast legacy of musical creativity and knowledge, and his philosophies of Egyptian dance and rhythm that he exported to the world. read more

12.09.2019 Renato Borghetti and Yamandu Costa have been friends for many years and are among the worldwide best known Brazilian instrumentalists today – Borghetti as a virtuoso on the button accordion, Yamandu "Paganini" on the seven string guitar. read more

Brazilian Music Foundation Presents Marcello Linhos & Armorial - Viola Caipira
11.09.2019 Marcello Linhos & Armorial VIOLA CAIPIRA Brazilian Folk Music Sept 15th, 2019 - 7:30 pm @ Drom - NYC 85 Avenue A, East Village, NYC 10009 Brazilian Music Foundation and Asuos Productions have the pleasure of presenting for the first time in New York City Marcello Linhos & Armorial "Viola Caipira" as part of our annual cultural and educational program. "Viola Caipira" read more

05.09.2019 The 12th edition of Premio Andrea Parodi reaches his full international dimension, as we can see from the 10 final contendants who will perform in Cagliari (Sardinia) from 10th to 12th October in the only World Music contest in Italy. Here they are: A.T.A. - Acoustic Tarab Alchemy (Tunisia and Lazio) with the song "Fattouma", in Arabic; Saly Diarra (Senegal) with the song "Musow" in Bambara idiom: read more

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