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A Tribute And Celebration Concert To The Legends Buddy Rich And G. Harishankar In Mumbai,India
17.06.2018 Transcendence is the act of rising above something to a superior state. Spiritually it means you have reached the state of moksha or nirvana ...When you achieve transcendence, you have gone beyond ordinary limitations. read more

Innervision Records Guitarist Dee Brown Releases New Album "Remembering You"
17.06.2018 On dee Brown's new full length Innervision Records album Remembering You, the Detroit based guitarist celebrates via 11 vibrant, emotionally resonant tracks. read more

44th Annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash June 22-23, 2018 Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center Edison, New Jersey
16.06.2018 Schedule & Events Rare vintage videos each day: Admission free with Bash admission or $5 for each film show only. Friday 8:00pm: Rare film and TV clips by jazz collector and film historian David Weiner. read more

Pablo Aslan Presents a 2018 Latin Music Showcase
15.06.2018 Pablo Aslan Presents 2018 Latin Music Showcase ​ Some of the most exciting Latin musicians in NYC present their latest CD for consideration for the current Latin Grammy awards. Wednesday, June 20th 6pm Club Bonafide 212 E 52nd St New York, NY 10022 (bet 2ndand 3rdAve) read more

Get to Know: Tribu - El Matador - Mandala Records
15.06.2018 Tribu El Matador Following in the Latin Jazz traditions of Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria and Machito, Tribu( tribe in Spanish), brings the next continuum. With Afro-Caribbean mixed with American Jazz flavor, this music brings the feel of Latin Jazz into the 21st century. read more

Solitaire Miles Releases New Album "Jazztets with Willie Pickens"
15.06.2018 Vocalist Solitaire Miles, better known as a Susie Blue from the Western Swing band Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas, is releasing a mini-album tribute to her long-time mentor and friend Chicago pianist Willie Pickens, who unexpectedly passed away over the winter. Before Miles became known as Susie Blue she performed and recorded standard Swing and Jazz with Pickens, who was not only her bandleader but her teacher for 25 years. read more

Mempho Music Festival Announces Daily Lineup
15.06.2018 Due to popular demand, Mempho Music Festival, brought to you by Big River Presents, has announced the daily lineup for its second edition, which will return to Memphis, Tennessee, on October 6th and 7th, 2018. Nestled in the heart of Shelby Farms Park, Mempho Fest blends today's top performers with Memphis' rich musical history, read more

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Wed, Blues Night Feat. Keith “The Captain” Gamble & the Nu Gypsies @ Club Bonafide
23.05.2018 Wednesday, Blues Night Feat. Keith "The Captain" Gamble & the Nu Gypsies May 23 | Set Times: 8:00pm Singer-Songwriter, Keith THE CAPTAIN Gamble's heart and soul are rooted in the BLUES. He can charge his performances with Funk, Rock, Jazz, R&B, and Soul, but will always lead his audience back home to the Blues. read more

Bone Nest share collection of songs and video clips from self-titled debut album
10.05.2018 San Francisco-based artist/producer Bone Nest has been building momentum with a collection of songs and video clips from his upcoming self-titled debut album. Blending R&B with elements of indie, psychedelic rock, soul and jazz, Bone Nest has crafted a sound highly individual and incredibly captivating. read more

Jazz & Blues Florida May Issue Posted - Covering Jazz & Blues in Clubs, Concerts & Festivals
03.05.2018 Jazz & Blues Florida May 2018 Featuring PACKRAT'S SMOKEHOUSE - STILL Defining FLORIDA Blues! Another great month of LIVE jazz and blues in Florida starts today, and this is the source for finding out what is happening, where, when, and who we are paying attention to. read more

Mark Wenner’s Blues Warriors Set June 15 Release Date For Debut Self-Titled CD On EllerSoul Records
28.04.2018 Mark Wenner, founder and leader of beloved roots band The Nighthawks, announces a June 15 date for the self-titled debut CD of Mark Wenner's Blues Warriors on EllerSoul Records. Joining Wenner (vocals, harmonica) in the band are fellow Nighthawks mate Mark Stutso (drums, vocals), as well as Clarence "The Bluesman" Turner (guitar, vocals), Zach Sweeney (guitar) and Steve Wolf (upright bass). Produced by Wenner and recorded earlier this year, Mark Wenner's Blues Warriors showcases the tight-knit band's foray into many facets of the blues, embracing influences from Chicago, New Orleans and Mississippi. read more

world music news

John Smith Named Next Associate Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
09.06.2018 John Smith, who has over two decades of music industry experience, has been named the new Associate Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, effective June 11, 2018. read more

Musician And Producer Nitish Kulkarni Says Do Not Be Afraid Of World Music Sounds
30.05.2018 Nitish Kulkarni fully embraces the concept of world-fusion music on his second album, Listen, which blends traditional ethnic instruments from around the world with modern instrumentation such as synthesizers and electric guitar. "All music is world music to me, " he says, "and all I ask is for people to listen, as the album title requests, and decide for themselves whether the music sounds good and meaningful to them no matter what instruments are used." read more

New Johnson & Dunning Recording Has Flutes, Keyboards, Vioilin And Guitars
30.05.2018 Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning, an acclaimed duo on the Contemporary Celtic music scene for more than 30 years, come together again on the album Eirlandia, inspired by the best-selling author Stephen R. Lawhead's new Celtic fantasy novel, In The Region of the Summer Stars - Book 1 of the Eirlandia Series. Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning are known for past recordings together on Ark Records such as A Quiet Knowing Christmas, Stars In The Morning East, The Katurran Odyssey, The Enduring Story, Winterfold, If I Do Not Remember..., and A Quiet Knowing, among others. read more

Chart-Topping Gospel Reggae Pioneers CHRISTAFARI Return April 13th With “Original Love"
10.04.2018 CHRISTAFARI return April 13th with their latest studio album, "Original Love" (Lion of Zion Entertainment) - available now for pre-order at iTunes, with 4 instant tracks available upon purchase. After nearly three decades, CHRISTAFARI is the all-time top selling Gospel Reggae act and continues to be a driving force in world music. read more


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