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Roni Ben-Hur’s All Star Quartet at the Kitano, 7/5 & 6
24.06.2019 Jazz guitarist Roni Ben-Hur has earned a sterling reputation as a musician and educator, renowned for his golden tone, improvisational brilliance, compositional lyricism and ability to charm peers, students and listeners alike. Eminent jazz critic Gary Giddins wrote in the Village Voice: read more

Irina Nëstor | One Day You’ll Miss Today
24.06.2019 Here's below a press release announcing new full-length "One Day You'll Miss Today" by Italian instrumental Post-Rock band Irina Nëstor. The album has been released already for Italian audiences in March but will officially out Europewide on July 5th, 2019. read more

The Multi-Talented Guitarist Pablo Embon Debuts A Dozen Originals That Cover A Variety Of Creative Styles And Moods On His New CD "Reminiscent Moods"
24.06.2019 Equally talented on keyboards, guitar and bass, Embon creates attractive ensembles and grooves on Reminiscent Moods that set the stage for colorful and inventive solos. A superior guitarist and keyboardist, Pablo Embon is a troubadour for the 21st century, a musician who not only writes his own music but plays all of the parts on his recording projects. Never sounding like a one-man band, Embon creates ensembles that feature interplay between his guitar, piano, electric keyboards, bass and percussion. read more

MoonJune Records is celebrating its 18th birthday. Read the story. Special Discount.     
23.06.2019 Dear Friends In Music MoonJune Records is celebrating its 18th birthday. Semi-officially, the first public appearance of a completely unknown record label from New York City, was at the progressive rock festival NEARfest in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, on June 23, 2001, when and where I rented a small merch table and presented label's first three album releases: read more

Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars Celebrate Brasil! Double-CD Tuesday, June 25th Set Times: 7:30 & 9pm @ Zinc Bar
23.06.2019 Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars Celebrate Brasil! Double-CD Tuesday, June 25th Set Times: 7:30 & 9pm @ Zinc Bar 82 W. 3rd, St. New York, NY 10012 (between Thompson & Sullivan) Mark Morganelli, Flugelhorn, Percussion Helio Alves, Piano Itaiguara Brandao, Bass Adriano Santos, Drums Nanny Assis, Guitar, Percussion, Vocals + special guest Vanessa Falabella, Vocals read more

23.06.2019 GARY LUCAS recently sold-out two consecutive live film score appearances— the first on June 5th at the Transylvania International Film Festival in the old Basilica in Cluj Romania, where Lucas's live solo guitar score for Wu Yonggang's classic 1934 Chinese silent film "The Goddess" was featured as part of the Focus China film series in the old Orthodox Basilica. read more

22.06.2019 "Craig Haynes' drumming reminds me of the great drummers of the past…and like you've never heard before" —Lionel Hampton Acclaimed drummer Craig Holiday Haynes brings his formidable trio to Zinc featuring guitarist Paul Bollenback and bassist Sergio Brandão. read more

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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

New release: Plastic Dolls - I Don't Sing The Blues (single)
04.06.2019 Plastic Dolls resonate again Plastic Dolls is a brand new band which had a life before. Reincarnation of legendary Amsterdam based rock duo, "the predecessors of White Stripes". Released four albums in the 80s before splitting up and concentrating on music for film and television. Songs about Blues, Baseball and other Bitches. read more

Catfood Records Will Release Award-Winning Blues Singer-Guitarist Zac Harmon’s Label Debut CD, Mississippi Bar BQ, On July 19
26.05.2019 Catfood Records announces a July 19 release date for award-winning blues singer-guitarist Zac Harmon's label debut CD, Mississippi Bar BQ. Produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (Santana, Steve Ray Vaughan, and Journey) and recorded at Sonic Ranch read more

Babylon A.D. Frontman Derek Davis Releases New Single/Video “Mississippi Mud;” Announces June 1st Album Release
21.05.2019 Check out the new release from Derek Davis, songwriter and frontman for former Arista Records and Frontiers Records recording artists Babylon A.D. On his latest solo release Derek Davis weaves early Delta Blues, Americana, Folk, Hillbilly Twang, Southern Rock, Traditional and Jump Blues all into one. read more

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Flushing Town Hall Will Swing Into Summer With Outstanding Jazz, World Music, Drumming, Dance and Family Performances
20.06.2019 Flushing Town Hall will keep the summer doldrums at bay with a breadth of global music, family programs, exhibitions, jazz and workshops this July and August. The global arts venue will present over 25 programs to entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds. read more

23.05.2019 The deadline for subscriptions of "Premio Andrea Parodi", the only World Music contest in Italy, is on 31st May 2019. The contest is organised by the homonymous Foundation, with the artistic direction of Elena Ledda. The finals of the 12th edition will be held in Cagliari from 10th to 12th October. read more

"The New York Cantors" in Outdoor Concert
20.05.2019 The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) and Capital One City Parks Foundation's SummerStage will present The New York Cantors, a concert by three young Cantorial superstars. Their concert aired on PBS and has been seen by millions of viewers on over 150 channels. read more

Transforming Torment Into An Aspirational Message, Singer/Writer Neshama Carlebach Navigates Life’s Complicated Moments With Grace, Dignity And Empathy
19.05.2019 Transforming Torment Into an Aspirational Message, Singer/Writer Neshama Carlebach Navigates Life's Complicated Moments with Grace, Dignity and Empathy "I had to rip my own soul apart to find and then reclaim my own voice" By Speaking Her Truth, She Seeks to Inspire Those in Need of Elevation 10th Album 'Believe' Evokes Amy Grant in its Combination of Pop Melodies and Spiritually Uplifting Themes read more

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