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Benji Kaplan, Featuring_ Vent Nouveau Brazilian Chamber Jazz Rhinebeck Starr Library Sunday October 14th 4pm-5:30 pm FREE
21.09.2018 EVENT DETAILS Venue: Rhinebeck Starr Library Address: 68 West Market Street Rhinebeck, New York 12572 Directions: Take Amtrak train to Rhinecliff Station. Cost: Free and open to the public Lineup: Featuring: Benji Kaplan: Compositions, arrangements, guitar and voice. Vent Nouveau: Kristen Mather de Andrade - Bass clarinet Torin Olsen - Flute Brianna Olsen - Alto Flute Sam Kaestner - Bb Clarinet Matt Anderson - Flugel Horn w special guests: Rita Figueiredo - voice/lyrics Kristen Mather de Andrade - voice and clarinet read more

Nick Finzer’s Hear & Now Live in NYC Out Today
21.09.2018 After finishing the last few performances of 2018's No Arrival Tour this past August, trombonist Nick Finzer is right back on the scene with a follow up to April's No Arrival (on Posi-Tone Records). Hear & Now Live in NYC is the group's first live album, and captures his sextet in rare form in one of NYC's great rooms for live music - Subculture. read more

Gypsy legend Dorado Schmitt Returns to Birdland with Django Festival Allstars NOVEMBER 6-11
21.09.2018 Gypsy legend Dorado Schmitt Returns to Birdland with Django Festival Allstars Feat. Sons Samson & Amati - + Soloists Ludovic Beier and PierreBlanchard Special Guests: Edmar Castaneda, Grace Kelly, Joel Frahm, and newcomer Evan Sherman NOVEMBER 6-11, 2018 Django Reinhardt NY Festival 'HOT JAZZ' Produced by Pat Philips Co-Founded with Ettore Stratta The 'hot swing' musical style of DJANGO holds the crowd like a magnet. The Django Reinhardt NY Festival continues at Birdland for the 19thsuccessful year, Nov. 6-11. read more

The Jive Aces Appearing Four Nights at Birdland December 5 to December 8, 2018
21.09.2018 The Jive Aces live at Birdland Jazz Theatre for the first time! Four nights only Wed, Dec 5th to Sat Dec 8th, 7:00PM Birdland Jazz Club Theatre, 315 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 read more

Sergio Pereira “Nu Brasil” CD Release Shows NYC & Spain
21.09.2018 Sergio Pereira "Nu Brasil" CD Release Shows NYC & Spain NYC Friday, November 16th 8 pm Bonafide Club 212 E 52nd St, New York, NY 10022 (646) 918-6189 Sergio Pereira - acoustic guitar Helio Alves - piano Ariel Ramirez - bass Oriente Lopez - flutes Alexandre Kautz - drums plus, special guest Sunday, November 18th 8pm Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014 (212) 989-9319 Sergio Pereira - acoustic guitar Helio Alves - piano Ariel Ramirez - bass Oriente Lopez - flutes Mauricio Zottarelli - drums plus, special guest SPAIN December 7, at 8 p.m., Veles e Vents, Valencia, Spain January 17, 2019 Jazz Club El Mussol, Alcoy, Spain read more

"An Evening with Gary Lucas: From Beefheart to Buckley and Beyond" at The Cutting Room NYC Thurs. Sept. 27th
21.09.2018 On Thurs. Sept. 27th, guitar virtuoso, Grammy-nominated songwriter and composer GARY LUCAS brings his multimedia one-man show "AN EVENING WITH GARY LUCAS: FROM BEEFHEART TO BUCKLEY AND BEYOND" into The Cutting Room NYC at 9:30pm. The Cutting Room is located at 44 East 32nd St. This retrospective evening spans Gary Lucas' nearly 40 years in the music business, and is filled with stories, rare performance clips, and music. read more

Jazz Congress to convene Jan. 7-8 in NYC
20.09.2018 1st Round of Speakers and Panels Announced George Wein | Toshiko Akiyoshi | Sherrie Maricle | Wynton Marsalis | Christian McBride | Maria Schneider read more

blues and rock news

The fourth edition of the European Blues Cruise
08.09.2018 In partnership with MSC, the Association BLUES IN MARSEILLE and VOYAGES BYBLOS reprogram the "EUROPEAN BLUES CRUISE" in 2018, starting from 3 cities! read more

Blues Legend Junior Wells “Box Of Blues” 6CD Set To Be Released By Cleopatra Blues
03.09.2018 Cleopatra Blues is releasing a gorgeous 6CD box set celebrating a true blues legend, the "Sexy Bitch" himself, Junior Wells! The release includes vintage studio recordings from 1953 to 1979 of Wells' best loved tracks such as "Messin' With The Kid, " "She's A Sweet One, " "Little By Little" and more PLUS never before released live material from 1983 to 1997! read more

Bob Dylan To Perform At The Palace Theater In November 2018
19.08.2018 Almost forty-three years ago to the day, Rock icon Bob Dylan and his band will return to play Waterbury's historic Palace Theater on Tuesday, November 20. Tickets go on sale Friday August 24 at 10 :00 A.M. Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue last played the venue on November 11 1975. read more

Howard Gladstone - "HOURGLASS" - Amazing Comeback Story!
09.08.2018 Howard Gladstone HOURGLASS Toronto Singer/Songwriter Featuring Laura Fernandez & Tony Quarrington Genre: Contemporary Folk, Roots/Rock His Amazing Comeback Story! read more

world music news

Today is the CD release of GROUNDATION "The Next Generation"
21.09.2018 GROUNDATION is one of a few groups comprised of jazz influenced musicians that play Reggae ! They have created their own style and have been developing it for 20 years ! GROUNDATION "The Next Generation" CD RELEASE - September 21st, 2018 read more

Identical Twin Duo Fionn Channel Old Celtic Harmonies, Modern Feminist Critiques On Self-Titled Debut
15.09.2018 20-year-old identical twin sister duo Fionn's debut self-titled album, the culmination of a Vancouver upbringing influenced equally by the Old folk of their father's native Ireland and the clear-eyed wonder of hearing Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' for the first time, is out October 26th on 604 Records read more

Italian Instrumental Ensemble Armonite Releases Second Album "And The Stars Above"
03.09.2018 Armonite, the instrumental rock collective led by composer Paolo Fosso and violinist Jacopo Bigi, signed with LA-based indie label Cleopatra Records for the release of their new album, "And the Stars Above". read more

Angelique Kidjo Brings Her Radical Reimagining of Talking Heads' 'Remain In Light' to Central Park Summerstage Sept 27
02.09.2018 Angélique Kidjo set the music world on fire in June with her track-by-track reimagination of Talking Heads' landmark album 'Remain in Light.' Now Angelique and her full band will perform her ecstatic version of this album at home in NYC, September 27 at Central Park's SummerStage. read more

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