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Bassist, Composer, Producer Jo Berger Myhre with Unheimlich Manoeuvre on RareNoise
19.09.2021 Norwegian bassist, composer and producer Jo Berger Myhre has long thrived on collaboration, bringing his distinctive voice to a wide variety of adventurous projects. He is best known as one-third of the exploratory electro-acoustic trio Splashgirl and a member for the last seven years of the Nils Petter Molvær Quartet, with whom he's recorded and co-produced two albums: 2016's Buoyancy and this summer's Stitches. read more

SUZANNA ROSS ~ Make a Brand-New Start @ Metropolitan Zoom TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
19.09.2021 Suzanna Ross, with pianist Tedd Firth, brings you songs to inspire the dreams you may have put on hold over the past year. Jazz standards, French chansons, American Songbook, as well as a song written by Suzanna just for this show. Suzanna has sung at top cabaret and jazz venues in NYC read more

RareNoiseRecords Presents Hungarian Trio Jü with New Release 'III'
19.09.2021 With each successive release, the world of the Budapest-based trio Jü seems to become exponentially larger and encompass an ever-expanding range of vibrant and startling influences. The straightforward title of their latest RareNoiseRecords release III reflects the basic fact that this is their third outing as a band and also the tripartite nature of the collective trio. But it also harkens to something mystical and elusive about the number three, a quality of arcane mystery reflected in the number's vital importance in cultures across the globe. read more

What's Coming Up at Birdland: Jazz Programming September 20 - October 3
18.09.2021 September 20 (Monday) 8:30 PM - Birdland Theater Sam Dillon Quartet Sam Dillon is a saxophonist, woodwind player, composer and teacher based in New York. In 2013 Sam was selected as a semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition. As a semifinalist, Sam performed at The Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. read more

Mafalda Minnozzi Reimagines the Music of Italian Cinema on Cinema City - Jazz Scenes from Italian Film, out October 1, 2021
17.09.2021 Renowned vocalist Mafalda Minnozzi is thrilled to announce the release of Cinema City - Jazz Scenes from Italian Film. On her new album, which is due out on October 1, 2021, the inimitable Minnozzi uncovers a new side as she explores the Italian cinematic songbook in the company of her first-rate band and special invited guests. read more

Babayaga | Look Out! (He's Behind You)
17.09.2021 Australian art-rock band Babayaga are releasing their new single Look Out! (He's Behind You), the first single off their debut LP, recorded at Hopping Mouse Studios in Fremantle. read more

MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST SWINGS DOWNTOWN FOR SEPTEMBER GRAND FINALE
17.09.2021 On the heels of a magical summer series of evening concerts and all-day swinging block parties attended by thousands of music fans, the 12th Annual MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL heats up for the Downtown Jamboree, a jam-packed exciting full day of free inspiring live music on Saturday, September 25, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM bringing us back together again. read more

blues and rock news

Charlie Apicella/Jon Herington: Two Views of The Blues
26.08.2021 NYC based jazz guitarist Charlie Apicella and veteran guitar master Jon Herington of Steely Dan team up for this exclusive TrueFire collaboration. The pair break down everything you need to play blues like a pro, complete with a three episode video podcast, forty lesson videos, and an exclusive studio performance and backing track all detailing a classic F Blues. read more

21 Blue Featured in Twin Bill Concert at High Dive in Gainesville Sunday, August 22, 2021
20.08.2021 21 Blue delivers Blues for the 21st century, featuring Longineu Parsons, Ted Shumate, Lawrence Buckner, Robert Griffin and L.P.III. From Louis Armstrong, Howlin' Wolf, Miles Davis, and Jimi Hendrix, 21 Blue brings authentic low down & dirty Blues to the 21st century and beyond and meld contemporary Blues and Jazz into a rhythmic mixture that is truly unique and amazing. read more

Derrick Procell featuring Jay Nectic - The Healing - Beats, Blues & Gospel
05.08.2021 One is an old white guy; a veteran commercial musician, a suburban dad, an award-winning recording artist who sings, plays, and writes music for TV and film. The other is a young Black man; a son of immigrants, a student, a kid with a laptop and a passion for music. They, and the music they each love, are as different as can be. But they both love music, and what came from the collaboration of their dissimilar styles is something that seldom occurs: they created something truly unique. read more

Columbia Pike Blues Weekend June 18-20 Vintage#18, Stacy Brooks, Sol Roots
13.06.2021 The Columbia Pike Blues Festival is one of Arlington Virginia's most highly-anticipated events. This year a hybrid three-day Columbia Pike Blues Festival Weekend (Friday to Sunday, June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2021) combines live-streaming concerts and ticketed outdoor performances designed to help get everyone back into a summer groove! read more

world music news

SANDHYA Rocks Indie "Innocent Monster" - Goes Global - Rolling Stone India!
15.09.2021 American Artist Sandhya Balances Darkness and Mirth on Soaring Rock Album 'Innocent Monster' The Indian-origin writer and singer-pianist based out of Baltimore turns away from her previously established jazz palette but keeps things groovy. read more

Sultans of String Release "Mi Santuario" featuring Juan Carlos Medrano from Upcoming Album Sanctuary
10.09.2021 "Energetic and exciting music fest from a band with talent to burn… the very epitome of world music: no boundaries, no rules!" - Maverick Music Magazine read more

"Haiti Meets the Middle East" at Flushing Town Hall this Sunday
07.09.2021 Flushing Town Hall is launching an all-new series this fall. Common Ground: Mini-Global Mashups will feature solo musicians of different practices and cultural identities performing in collaboration. The series has been curated by acclaimed trumpeter and composer Frank London of The Klezmatics, who has himself performed in Flushing Town Hall's original, large-scale Global Mashups series that is such a hit among Flushing Town Hall's devoted global music fans. read more

Kurdish Singer Aynur Wins WOMEX 2021 Artist Award!
27.08.2021 Kuridsh Singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Aynur Doğan is the winner of the WOMEX 2021 Artist Award! "It is for her long-term dedication to the preservation and innovation of Kurdish and Alevi culture, for maintaining the highest artistic integrity in the face of political pressure and, in doing so, for being a model for all that sing against the silencers, that Aynur Doğan is a very worthy recipient of the WOMEX 21 Artist Award." WOMEX 2021 read more


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