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Funk And Fellini: Electronic Jazz Innovator Paolo Rustichelli Goes Retro On "Hypnofunk"
21.07.2019 When asking electronic jazz recording artist Paolo Rustichelli about his new single, "Hypnofunk, " which goes for playlist adds on Monday, the eclectic artist's hodgepodge response careens from celebrating 70s funk and early 80s sounds to UFOs to his pioneering use of keyboard technology and computer plug-ins that enable him to be a "genuine solo artist" and concludes with a story about dining with legendary Italian film director Federico Fellini. read more

UCF's Flying Horse Big Band - Good News - Flying Horse Records
21.07.2019 This recording is the band's 6th album for Flying Horse Records and our first studio collaboration with the UCF Studio Orchestra. Jeff "T-Bone" Gerard (from our previous release Into the Mystic) returns for a beautiful rendering of John Lennon's "Imagine." read more

Kenyatta Beasley Presents "Frank Foster Songbook" - Live Album with Wynton Marsalis, Mark Whitfield + more! Out 7/27
19.07.2019 Trumpeter Kenyatta Beasley Pays Tribute to His Mentor on Frank Foster Songbook Out July 27, 2019 Distributed by Sony/The Orchard Recorded live at Jazz 966 in Brooklyn, NY in 2013 with special guests Wynton Marsalis, Mark Whitfield, Keith Loftis and Carla Cook Featured in "Ten Albums You Need To Know: July 2019" by Jazziz! Trumpeter and educator Kenyatta Beasley is pleased to announce the July 27th release of Frank Foster Songbook by the Kenyatta Beasley Septet. Beasley leads the album's fiery septet through the compositions of Frank Foster, bringing a burning dynamism to his late mentor's work. read more

Shawn Purcell - Symmetricity - Armored Records - Sept 6th Release
19.07.2019 Shawn Purcell, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a jazz guitarist, educator, arranger, and composer in the Washington DC region. Purcell has shared the stage, recorded with, and/or toured with top jazz artists including: Terell Stafford, Nicholas Payton, Tim Warfield, Sean Jones, Brian Charette, Steve Fidyk, read more

Sumitra's "Bittersweet" Features Brian Blade & Carlitos del Puerto - Out 9/13
18.07.2019 Vocalist and pianist Sumitra is thrilled to announce the September 13th release of Bittersweet, her fourth album as a leader. Joined by master bassist Carlitos del Puerto and iconic drummer Brian Blade, Sumitra reveals herself as a multi-dimensional artist – a vocalist, pianist, lyricist, composer and arranger. read more

A Tribute to Howard Johnson - September 18 - Merken Hall - Special Guests
18.07.2019 InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 gala celebration, A Tribute to Howard Johnson, at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall, September 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm. The special event will honor the musical legend, who, in his five-decade career, has played alongside luminaries in multiple genres and pioneered the voice of the tuba in jazz read more

Spirit of Woodstock - 3 Days of Peace & Music in Brooksville FL August 16-18, 2019
18.07.2019 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 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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Angélique Kidjo & Bomba Estereo Team To Remix Iconic Celia Cruz Song
21.07.2019 Angélique Kidjo has unveiled a thrilling Bomba Estereo remix of the classic Celia Cruz song "La Vida Es Un Carnaval." This remixed version comes on the heels of Celia (Verve/Universal France), Kidjo's latest album that revisits Cruz's catalog in a new light. read more

Flushing Town Hall to Present Bulla en el Barrio on July 21
16.07.2019 On Sunday, July 21, Flushing Town Hall will welcome the women of bullerengue with Bulla en el Barrio, a New York-based group that endeavors to share the powerful messages of the folkloric Afro-Colombian music and dance tradition with diverse audiences. read more

BMI to Present The “Verano Alternativo” Showcase In Support of LAMC
02.07.2019 WHO: BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.), to present "Verano Alternativo" showcase to kick off The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), featuring performances by Cable Head, CRISTNA, Sophy Mell, Sebastián Otero, Jona Camacho and Nohemy. read more

25.06.2019 INCENDIO SUMMONING THE MUSE Incendio has once again summoned the muse and created a new album of incendiary, passionate, breath-taking, original music. Appropriately-titled Summoning the Muse, the recording features all the beloved attributes of this Latin-based world-fusion band - exemplary guitar playing, catchy melodies, dynamic arrangements and fiery performances. Incendio has legions of fans throughout the United States from two decades of extensive touring and they have a strong international audience from their previous eight best-selling albums. read more

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