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25.11.2015 Ryu Hankil, Noid, Matija Schellander and others Foreign Correspondents MIKROTON CD 43 | 44 Featuring Ali Morimoto, Klaus Filip, Nikos Veliotis, Radu Malfatti, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Syo Yoshihama, Takeshi Ishihara, Luciano Maggiore, Jin Sangtae, Lionel Marchetti, Quing Li, Weisi Li In 2013, Noid and Matija Schellander travelled from Vienna to East Asia to meet up with Ryu Hankil and other musicians from Japan, Hong Kong, China, South Korea and Europe. read more

Blue Project - Danny Petroni, Frank Lacy, Malaika Lacy Nov.27-28 shows in NYC
25.11.2015 Notices from our last record "The Blue Project" This album bills itself as the "Sound of Asbury Park." Bingo. Guitarist Danny Petroni has done the Garden State proud. Somewhere "The Boss" is smiling. Somewhere "Miami Steve" is smiling. Somewhere "Southside Johnny" is smiling. And blues-loving jazz heads everywhere will be smiling, too, when they hear this disc. read more

JAZZ@TheFalcon DECEMBER 2015
25.11.2015 WEDNESDAY 12.02 Sofia Ribeiro Featuring Sofia Ribeiro/Voice, Juan Andrés Ospina/Piano, Petros Klampanis/Double Bass and Marcelo Woloski/Percussion. Sofia Ribeiro is one of the greatest voices from the country of fado, a magnificent singer who has the ability to immediately attract the listener to her unique musical universe. read more

The Stryker / Slagle Band 11/27 Trumpets + Stryker Organ Quartet w/ Eric Alexander 11/28 Building 24
25.11.2015 Fri Nov 27 -8:00pm/10:00pm The Stryker / Slagle Band • Dave Stryker – guitar • Steve Slagle – alto and flute • Gerald Cannon – bass • Billy Hart – drums Trumpets Jazz Club 6 Depot Square | Montclair, NJ (973) 744-2600 Also for any friends in the Pennsylvania area: Sat Nov 28 -7:30pm/9:00pm Dave Stryker Organ Quartet w/ Eric Alexander read more

Santana hitting the road again in a new “Luminosity Tour 2016
25.11.2015 Chillout Productions proudly welcomes the multiple Grammy winner and global guitar music icon SANTANA in his worldwide "Luminosity Tour 2016". Carlos Santana, a legendary figure in musical history, will bring to the audience his creative and fiery fusion of Latin rock with blues, jazz and world music, and his vibes of love, harmony and positivity on February 26 at the 14th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival 2016 at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. read more

Christmas at the Paramount Hudson Valley
23.11.2015 Thu Dec 3rd at 7pm- David Benoit's Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown- Charlie Brown's Christmas is back! Kick off your family's holiday season with a special return to the Paramount performance by legendary jazz musician David Benoit as he performs A Charlie Brown Christmas. read more

Rio 65 Trio 50th Anniversary Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
23.11.2015 Rio 65 Trio makes its Carnegie Hall debut, 50 years after its appearance in Rio de Janeiro. As part of the samba jazz genre, pianist Dom Salvador, bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Édison Machado released two albums as Rio 65 Trio: rio65trio (Philips 1965) and A hora e vez da M.P.M. (Philips 1966). This performance will be followed by CD signing. The concert is dedicated to the memory of Édison Machado. Performers: -Dom Salvador (piano), -Sergio Barrozo (bass), -Duduka Da Fonseca (drums) read more

blues and rock news

New release: Pinetop Perkins – Live At Antone’s Vol. 1 (CD)
24.11.2015 New West Records reissue a clutch of classic blues albums from the Antone's Records label.· This remastered album features four unreleased bonus tracks from the original live recording session.· Each package comes in a one of a kind embossed leatherette CD / LP jacket.· read more

Guitar Virtuoso Micha Schellhaas To Release Full-Length Debut Album
24.11.2015 Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar virtuoso Micha Schellhaas will be releasing his full-length debut album "Double Take" on December 1st. The album features Supertramp guitar legend Carl Verheyen and drummer Chad Wakerman, who is best known for his work with Frank Zappa and Allan Holdsworth. read more

Tedeschi Trucks Band Reborn On Let Me Get By
21.11.2015 On January 29th, 2016 Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by the husband-and-wife team of singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitar virtuoso Derek Trucks, will cap an extraordinary and transformative year with the release of Let Me Get By, their third full-length LP and debut for Fantasy Records. read more

R&B Troubadour James Hunter To Drop His Daptone Records Debut
21.11.2015 This may be James Hunter's fourth album, but it is his first Daptone record. Produced by Daptone's own Bosco Mann (Gabriel Roth) at Penrose Recorders (Daptone West) near his home in Riverside, California, 'Hold On!' is a perfect portrait of an artist at the top of his game. read more

world music news

Ice T, Too Short, Yo Yo and Kurupt Support Havoc Da MouthPiece's Proclaim To "Go Hard" It's "Gaim Chng3r" Time
10.11.2015 Straight outta' South Central Los Angeles, Havoc Da MouthPiece hails as one the true originators of West Coast gangsta' hip hop! Real hip hop hard heads recall Havoc as a standout pioneer, spearheading the West Coast reign when he was the front man for the rap crew South Central Cartel aka SCC. read more

Coming Ashore: Allison Crowe And Band With Recordings And Concert Joy
08.11.2015 Islander Allison Crowe (vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle, bodhran) and bandmates Billie Woods (guitar, vox), Lin Lin (cello, vox), and Dave Baird (bass) bring their singular hybrid of Canadiana, Celtic, jazz, roots, folk, soul and original rock to mainland Canada with a concert at Vancouver's St. James Hall (3214 West 10th Ave.) on Friday, November 13 at 8pm. read more

Jan. 8: Students Produce Concert In Caracas in Advance of Berklee's First Venezuela Auditions
05.11.2015 Puentes Venezuela, an initiative led by Berklee College of Music student and Caracas native Stefano Melillo, is producing a free concert in Caracas on Friday, January 8, 2016, at 7:00 pm. The organization serves as a bridge, creating cultural connections between Berklee and Caracas's Emil Friedman School through music. The concert at Emil Friedman Auditorium will feature performances by Venezuelan Berklee students, and also celebrates Berklee's first ever audition and interview (A&I) event in Venezuela, happening the following day. read more

Deuter Turns His Musical Spotlight On The Heart
28.10.2015 Deuter, one of the earliest creators of new age music with more than 60 albums released, now offers Illumination of the Heart, a masterful example of the best music made in this genre - transcendent, spiritual, transformative, serene, meditative, blissful and rejuvenating. With this album on New Earth Records, Deuter finds illumination as both an inner, spiritual, personal journey as well as light from the cosmos. The tune titles reflect those feelings - "Moon and Earth, " "Coucher de Lune" (French for "Sunset Moon"), read more

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