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2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
24.08.2016 City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary saxophonist, featuring contemporaries of Charlie Parker as well as young jazz musicians that continue to shape and drive the art form. read more

Nicole Henry Returns To Ginny’s at Red Rooster In Harlem
24.08.2016 Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed vocalists, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. read more

2016-17 Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Season
24.08.2016 The Manhattan School of Music (MSM) 2016-17 Jazz Arts program announces its 2016-17 season, featuring tribute concerts to American jazz greats Charlie Parker, Gil Evans, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich; a concert of all-new music from the MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra; read more

Will Calhoun Releases "Celebrating Elvin Jones" At Scullers Sept 8
24.08.2016 Will Calhoun releases "Celebrating Elvin Jones" at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston. Although he's best known as the hard-driving, groove-oriented drummer for the pioneering rock group Living Colour, Will Calhoun has played in a staggering variety of styles and traditions over the course of his eclectic career. read more

Joanie Pallatto & Bradley Parker-Sparrow “A Musical Journey” Songs of Jazz and Musical Theater
23.08.2016 "Chicago Heroes Award" winners Joanie Pallatto and Bradley Parker-Sparrow return to NY for a special One Night Only appearance! The award, given by the Jazz Journalists Association is the highlight of their combined careers. read more

Dom Rep Tourism Board Presents Sonia Alfonso at Subrosa Sept. 22 & 24!
23.08.2016 Sonia Alfonso was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and since she was young, she knew that she would become an artist. Sonia began singing professionally at the age 18 and was only 19 when she represented her country in Mexico during the OTI Festival in 1984 obtaining 5th place out of the 21 countries that participated. After a great career as a ballad singer, Sonia discovered her passion for acting. She made a few appearances at prominent musical theater productions as "Claudia", one of the main characters, in the first Spanish version of the renowned Broadway musical "In The Heights" read more

The Surrealist Premiere “Self Spiral” Single; “Naked Awareness” EP Out in September
23.08.2016 The Surrealist, an instrumental progressive duo based out of Boston featuring guitarist Roopam Garg and drummer John-Marc Degaard, have released a debut single "Self Spiral" which announces the band's forthcoming EP Naked Awareness. read more

blues and rock news

Gwen Hughes The Native Land Tour
24.08.2016 Americana-jazz singer songwriter—Gwen Hughes has released her latest album, Native Land, on Grammy-winning ZOHO Music. To celebrate the album, Hughes has set music release parties in Atlanta and New York to benefit Usher's New Look Foundation. read more

Roomful of Blues and The Slambovian Circus of Dreams at Horse Park of NJ
24.08.2016 Two bandstands allowing for non-stop musical entertainment combined with wine sampling from 17 of New Jersey's finest wineries will be on the docket this Labor Day Weekend when the Garden State Wine Growers Association presents the Wine & Music Experience at the Horse Park of NJ on Saturday and Sunday, Sept 3-4 from noon to 5 pm (rain date Monday). read more

New CD From Acclaimed Sugar Ray & The Bluetones
21.08.2016 Severn Records announces an October 7 release date for Seeing Is Believing, the new CD from the acclaimed Sugar Ray & the Bluetones. Seeing Is Believing is the band's seventh album for Severn Records and follows their highly-successful 2014 CD, Living Tear to Tear, which garnered them seven Blues Music Award nominations, including "Best Band, " plus individual nominations for Sugar Ray as "Traditional Male Blues Artist" and "Instrumentalist – Harmonica, " and a song nomination for "Things Could Be Worse." read more

The O'Connor Band's 'Coming Home' debuts No. 1 on Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart
20.08.2016 Consisting of four master instrumentalists, The O'Connor Band is all family - Grammy and CMA Award-winning Mark O'Connor (violin); Mark's wife, Maggie (violin); his son Forrest (mandolin); and Forrest's fiancé, Kate Lee (violin). 'Coming Home, ' their 12-track debut album on Rounder Records, enters the Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart at No. 1 this week. read more

world music news

Peter Tosh To Be Honored With Opening Of New Museum In Kingston
21.08.2016 This October, late Reggae Legend Peter Tosh will be honored with the opening of a new museum dedicated to his life and impact on the music industry and the world. A founding member of the groundbreaking reggae group The Wailers along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer- his work with the group, later solo career, social activism, and advocacy of the Rastafarian religion have left a lasting mark on not only Jamaican culture, but the world at large. read more

Lorens Chuno - CD Release Performance at DROM on September 11
12.08.2016 LORENS CHUNO "NAIJA RHYTHM AFFAIR, NYC" WEST-AFRICAN JAZZ FUSION! Performance Dates in NYC: August 25 - Shrine World Music Venue CD Release Performance: September 11 - DROM Thursday, August 25th Show: 8pm Shrine World Music Venue 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. New York, NY 10030 read more

Lado B at the Latin Grammys - For Your Consideration
05.08.2016 We are very happy to announce that our debut album Catina DeLuna & Lado B Brazilian Project featuring Otmaro Ruiz is now listed on the 17o. ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS in several categories. read more

Nik Savinich `BERTAINA` 2016 / Radio Truffaldino Production /
30.07.2016 The album was recorded under the influence ogomnym works fine Italian artist Alessandro Bertaina. His paintings are full of depth and inspiration. Poetry in color and harmony. Soul and hope. Penetration and fairy tale atmosphere. All these qualities were passed in the sound. Each track - a special state, observation and reflection. Dive into the world of Bertaina. Music helps the listener to relax and stay. Leave aside daily concerns and misalignment in the sounds. Some of the tracks from the album have already used in film and sound on the radio. read more

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