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Vocalist Kristiana Roemer's Debut HOUSE OF MIRRORS via Sunnyside Records
23.11.2020 Sunnyside Records is proud to announce the November 27th release of House of Mirrors, the new album by dynamic vocalist and composer Kristiana Roemer. Roemer's recording debut finds the vocalist at an exciting time in her promising career, navigating her unique path, where she is ready to introduce her fabulously broad musical approach and singular experience to the world. read more

7d Media present King Crimson "The Discipline Era Transcriptions" Scorebook
23.11.2020 7d Media is excited to announce this long awaited score book. King Crimson "The Discipline Era Transcriptions" LINK Limited edition, full-band transcriptions + tabs of one of King Crimson's most innovative eras: read more

The 15th Annual Bob Baldwin and Friends Birthday Bash - Live Stream
22.11.2020 The 15th Annual Bob Baldwin and Friends Birthday Bash - Live Stream - Friday the 11th of December 2020 - Part 1 - 7:30pm and Sunday the 13th of December 2020 - Part 2 - 7:30pm THE BOB BALDWIN COVERT COVID CONCERT SERIES, PARTS 1 & 2 A 3-HOUR MUSIC AFFAIR WITH BOB AND BAND. INCLUDES INTERVIEWS read more

Dec. 19th: NICOLE HENRY 8th Annual Winter (Virtual) Concert
22.11.2020 Internationally acclaimed jazz recording artist Nicole Henry will premiere her virtual concert "I Sing Because I'm Happy" on Saturday, December 19th at 8pm EST presented by Savage Ticket. read more

ONE BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVALMulti-Venue Borough-Wide Jazz Festival Held Dec. 4-13
21.11.2020 Plan to experience the One Brooklyn Jazz Festival, December 4 to 13, 2020. The event is produced by the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC). The series is a blend of in-person, livestream, and pre-recorded music for the holiday season. Performances are hosted by restaurants and cultural institutions located in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, East New York, Gowanus, and Lefferts Gardens. read more

20.11.2020 Three-time Grammy nominated Argentinian pianist and composer Emilio Solla and his Tango Jazz Orchestra just won a Latin GRAMMY with his eleventh and most ambitious album to date, PUERTOS: Music from International Waters, in the Best Latin Jazz Album category. The awards were announced by The Latin Recording Academy, through a live event on their Facebook page on November 19, 2020. Emilio Solla, who now resides in New York, has worked with world-known artists such as Paquito D'Rivera, Yo-Yo Ma, and Wynton Marsalis. The Tango Jazz Orchestra is made up of 17 of some of the most talented NYC jazz scene players, including John Ellis, Alex Norris and French bandoneonist Julien Labro, to name a few, and it features guests Edmar Castañeda and Arturo O'Farrill. read more

OXES | The Fourth Wall
20.11.2020 Cult math-rock band OXES is premiering today "The Fourth Wall" in its entirety via "The Fourth Wall" is a 20-year anniversary expanded edition of their 2000 self-titled album packaged with their long-shelved first Peel Session, presented for the first time in its original high fidelity. The album is set to be released officially on November 27, 2020. read more

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Gary Lover | London
21.11.2020 London-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gareth Hoskins (AKA Gary Lover) is releasing today his single "London" on all digital platforms together with a Music Video. read more

"Love in L.A." Proves Priceless for Canadian Indie Artist Alex Price
03.10.2020 Pop/R&B artist Alex Price is currently riding a wave of duo musical legacies with his latest hit single release, "Love in L.A." Representing for Canada, Price fits comfortably in the mix of the Canadian music invasion popularized by artists like Drake, read more

The Moore-McColl Jazz Society - Electric Fantastic
24.07.2020 On their debut album, Electric Fantastic, Beth Moore (vocals, piano, organ) and Chance McColl (electric guitar, vocals) take us on a spirited ride through jazz and blues genres. The duo came together last year to write and record a jazz album, after connecting years earlier through various projects. The result is an hour-long journey with a 2020 take on 1970s jazz organ/guitar combos. Think: "What if Groove Holmes duetted with Boogaloo Joe Jones with drums, upright bass, and a 3-part horn section?" read more

Contest Closing Tonight: Telluride Bluegrass Festival - Troubadour Competition.
04.04.2020 Telluride Bluegrass Festival will be selecting up to 10 Sonicbids artists for their annual Troubadour Competition. Finalists are awarded cash and prizes, and a chance to perform on the festival main stage on Saturday evening (still on)! read more

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Shunia Celebrates the Power of Music with "Sa Re Sa Sa" ft. Moroccan artist Hassan Hakmoun
26.10.2020 Moroccan artist Hassan Hakmoun and producer Jamshied Sharifi join Lisa Reagan and Suzanne Jackson, aka Shunia, for a new album that blends Sanskrit chants, Latin prayer, ancient poetry, and exquisite orchestration into a sound that feels both new and timeless. read more

Brazilian Nominees - Latin Grammy 2020
16.10.2020 The Latin Recording Academy recently announced the nominations for the 21st annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, with the ceremony scheduled for Thursday, November 19 where winners will be revealed. This year's nominees were selected from more than 18, 000 entries across 53 categories, representing a diversity of artists who released recordings during the eligibility period (June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020). We've selected here just a few of the Brazilian nominees. read more

SAQQARA, Sand-Stirring Album by Esbe Released Amid Great Discoveries
13.10.2020 "Beautifully haunting...positively cinematic..."RnR Magazine "Musically, Saqqara is a mix of world electronica, hypnotic grooves, Sufi mysticism and desert jazz...Esbe's impressive intense melismatic singing...ocillates between imaginable and adorable." Lira Magazine, Sweden read more

FYC - Béla Fleck, Yasmin Levy, Edmar Castaneda and 30 more join Sultans of String - World Music Album - REFUGE
25.09.2020 "Refuge is a fantastic, moving, dreamlike, epic, timely album." - Ken Micallef (Jazz Times, Stereophile, Downbeat) This year with Sultans of String we released the most important and timely album of our career, REFUGE. 13 songs that speak to the challenges facing the world's displaced peoples-their stories, their songs, their persistence and their humanity. read more

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