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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem September Events
29.08.2015 Tuesday, September 8 Jazz on Film: This is Gary McFarland 7:00-8:30 pm Location: Maysles Cinema 343 Malcolm X Blvd $10.00 Admission The film features appearances by such jazz legends as Clark Terry, Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Kuhn, Phil Woods, Sadao Watanabe, and Airto Moreira. Gary McFarland was a brilliant jazz composer who died way too young. read more

Flatted Fifth Jazz Vespers Series Presents Jackie Jones & The Lewis Porter Qt
28.08.2015 JACKIE JONES Ted Brancato, Piano Brian Glassman, Bass Gordon Lane, Drums and The LEWIS PORTER QUARTET Joris Teepe, Bass Abraham Burton, Saxophone Marcus Baylor, Drums September 26, 2015 - 6:00 p.m. MEMORIAL WEST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 286 South 7th Street Newark, NJ read more

TAINE to Embark on "Resurrection Tour 2015" in September
28.08.2015 Prog death metal purveyors from Bucharest, Taine will embark on a European tour billed as "Resurrection Tour 2015" this September. The tour is in support of the band's latest studio release titled "Resurrection, " available from Bandcamp. read more

MPS Records - Violin Special this week: Stuff Smith, Joe Venuti, Ray Nance, Elisie Bianich
28.08.2015 MPS Records New Digital Releases Digital Mastered for iTunes Distribution: Edel:Kultur/ Kontor New Media - Mastered for iTunes - 24-bit-Transfer from original master tapes - produced by Dirk Sommer Releases: August 28th, 2015 (Exclusively on iTunes) read more

Helio Alves Appearing at Cornelia Street Cafe
28.08.2015 A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, pianist Helio Alves combines the rhythmic complexity of modern brazilian music with the edgy energy of contemporary jazz. A resident of NYC since the early '90s, Alves has received high praise as an in-demand sideman with the likes of Joe Henderson, Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D'Rivera, Airto Moreira, Claudio Roditi, Rosa Passos and Sadao Watanabe, to name but a few. Helio has also released four albums under his own name: "Trios" (1998), "Portrait in Black & White" (2004), "It's Clear" (2009) and most recently, "Musica" featuring Antonio Sanchez, Reuben Rogers, Claudio Roditi and Romero Lubambo. read more

C'mon Tigre New Video and Tour Dates!
28.08.2015 C'mon Tigre releases his second animated film, blending again the artistic schemes through collaboration with visual artists. After the marvelous and colorfulFederation Tunisienne De Football, here we have the drastic atmosphere's change ofA World Of Wonder, the film directed by the artist Danijel Zezelj. read more

Matt Panayides Performing Music From His New CD "Conduits" at Silvana
27.08.2015 "Conduits" is guitarist Matt Panayides' second album as a leader. The album was recorded live at Bunker Studios in June of 2013 with saxophonist Rich Perry, bassist Thomson Kneeland and drummer Mark Ferber. The album was funded through the successful completion of a Kickstarter campaign. read more

blues and rock news

Nikki Hill Bridges AC/DC And Staple Singers On Ripping New Album 'Heavy Hearts, Hard Fists'
29.08.2015 On October 16th, the North Carolina-bred and New Orleans-based Nikki Hill will release her new album 'Heavy Hearts, Hard Fists' via Deep Fryed Records. Buoyed by her band's roaring boogie that's equal parts Staple Singers and AC/DC, the new album sees Nikki exude a self-assured swagger as her fiery rasp preaches the rock & roll gospel: late nights, hot licks, and intoxicating love. read more

A Genuine Lost Classic: Scott Fagan's Bewitching 1968 'South Atlantic Blues'
29.08.2015 Scott Fagan's debut album, 'South Atlantic Blues, ' is a genuine lost classic - a mystical, mythical and deeply soulful masterpiece. Recorded when Scott was just 21 years old, virtually homeless and with pennies to his name, it was released in 1968 on Atco Records but remained obscure, confounded by a series of frustrating near-misses. read more

Alex Gavaghan - "Binman In Love" (Freaksville Music)
23.08.2015 Recorded with long time studio collaborator Keith Thompson, Binman of Love is The Cubical lead guitarist Alex Gavaghan's fantastic debut solo effort. In contrast to the telecaster blues mayhem of the aforementioned Liverpool five-piece, the songs held herein are on the whole more melodic in essence and hark back to the frantic early days of Merseybeat and the dreamy balladry of Dion, Shannon, Hyland and co. read more

MonkeyJunk Shines On New Stony Plain Records CD
18.08.2015 Stony Plain Records announces a September 25 release date for Moon Turn Red, the new CD from multi-award winning Ottawa-based trio, MonkeyJunk. Comprised of Steve Marriner (vocals, harmonica, keyboards, baritone guitar), Tony D (lead guitar, background vocals) and Matt Sobb (drums, percussion, background vocals), MonkeyJunk plays an energized mix of swamp blues and funky roots rock 'n' roll. read more

world music news

World's Leading Performer Of Hybrid Sitar/Guitar Tours California
22.08.2015 St. Louis based composer, inventor and recording artist Todd Mosby performs genre-defying music - a blend of jazz, classical, and traditional Indian - for over 35 years. The contemporary acoustic guitarist is the ONLY guitarist worldwide, outside of the royal family in India, whose mastered the 20-stringed Imrat Sitar. Todd makes his second of seven tour appearances - When Music Worlds Collide - at Don Quixote on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:30 pm in Santa Cruz, CA. read more

A Most Tranquil Trip: Yoga Faves Drishti Beats
19.08.2015 The Musebox today announced the release of“Journey, ” the chilled out assortment of soothing sounds from saxophonist Ricardo Branco andDrishti Beats, a new wellness company making waves in both the music and fitness worlds. read more

Out Of The Wild Scottish Highlands Comes New Music From Anima
19.08.2015 Sacred Alliance is Anima's latest album, an instrumental journey through mountains, forests and sacred lands, carrying the energy of the sacred alliance that grows as we come into alignment with the Divine and the essence of our soul. It is a ground-breaking collection of music, produced and mastered in native DSD – super high resolution audio. This is a very special album from UK-based group Anima who produce music sensitively attuned to the realms of the Earth, the stars and the essence of being. read more

KLezmer Supergroup The Brothers Nazaroff Revive "Yiddish Pendant To The Anthology Of American Folk Music"
15.08.2015 On October 23, Smithsonian Folkways will release The Brothers Nazaroff: The Happy Prince, a boisterous, high-energy tribute to cult Yiddish troubadour Nathan "Prince" Nazaroff, who recorded the mysterious Folkways 10-inch record Jewish Freilach Songs in 1954. International klezmer supergroup The Brothers Nazaroff, composed of Daniel Kahn, Psoy Korolenko, Michael Alpert, Jake Shulman-Ment, Bob Cohen, and Hampus Melin, breathe new life into the discordant, obscure, jubilant legacy of their Happy Prince. read more

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