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12.10.2018 HERB ALPERT: A VISUAL MELODY PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES BY THE ACCLAIMED JAZZ ARTIST HEATHER JAMES FINE ART, NEW YORK October 11 – November 1, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, October 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Musician, vocalist, record producer, and artist Herb Alpert is a man of many talents. On view at Heather James Fine Art, New York, 42 East 75 Street, from October 11 through November 1, Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody will present over a dozen abstract paintings, and a few small-scale bronze sculptures. Alpert will be at the opening reception of his exhibition on October 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. read more

Diane Moser's Composers Big Band Annual Peace Concert: Tribute to Daniel Pearl
12.10.2018 Diane Moser's Composers Big Band Annual Peace Concert: Tribute to Daniel Pearl World Music Days Sunday, October 14th 7pm-8:30pm One Set Only @ Trumpets Jazz Club 6 Depot Square Montclair, NJ 07042 read more

“Vinyl Listening Party at the Mahwah Museum” Thursday, October 25th 6:30pm
12.10.2018 There is a massive resurgence in the popularity of analog music, and in particular vinyl records and the turntables to play them. Sales of vinyl records are sharply increasing every year, and pressing plants are opening all over the world to keep up with the demand. read more

Composer Kirk Nurock's SONIC PROTEST A Demonstration in Cacophony Sunday October 21st
12.10.2018 Composer Kirk Nurock's SONIC PROTEST A Demonstration in Cacophony Sunday, October 21, 2018 1 - 3 PM Union Square Park, North Plaza, NYC A participatory workshop for musicians and non-musicians, the event is free and open to everyone. read more

PinioL (FR) | European Tour Announcement
12.10.2018 After releasing in April this year a fantastic first album produced by Lyon-based collective Dur et Doux, the band is getting ready for Europe! They will cross Germany, Czech Republic, and France in the upcoming weeks (See detailed tour dates below). On stage, PinioL are two bass/drum/guitar trios, one on stage left and the other on stage right, separated, or maybe linked, by a keyboard player, the central and converging point. All these elements put together give an impression of strangeness: Are we seeing double? Maybe yes, maybe no, but definitely, that state of uncertainty is an invitation to lose your senses and surrender. read more

El Amir with Hans Zimmer at “Hollywood in Vienna 2018" - Max Steiner Award
10.10.2018 'EL AMIR' with Hans Zimmer at "Hollywood in Vienna 2018" 18 OCT - Pre Premiere Concert 19 OCT - Gala Concert - Max Steiner Film Music Award with ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna Konzerthaus of Viena read more

Soft Machine - Fee live streaming from Iridium, NYC - October 12, Friday - 8pm    

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Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush dies at 84
30.09.2018 As Associated Press informs legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazz-tinged music influenced artists from Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton to the rock band Led Zeppelin, died Saturday at the age of 84, his longtime manager said. read more

Maria Muldaur Releases 41st Album:“Don’t You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker”
26.09.2018 MARIA MULDAUR RELEASES 41st ALBUM: "DON'T YOU FEEL MY LEG: THE NAUGHTY BAWDY BLUES OF BLUE LU BARKER" AND LAUNCHES NEW ALBUM TOURSEPTEMBER 28th Produced by Maria Muldaur and Jacques de Latour, the album features some of NOLA's finest "first-call" musicians. Multiple Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur will release her 41stalbum, and her first studio album in 6 years on September 28th. "DON'T YOU FEEL MY LEG—The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker" is her first for the London-based Last Music Company. read more

Blues/Rock Guitar Virtuoso Paul Nelson Announces Fall And Winter Tour Dates
23.09.2018 Being blues/rock icon Johnny Winter's hand-picked touring and recording guitarist is just one of the accolades held by Grammy-winning guitarist Paul Nelson who has also shared the world's stages and/or recorded alongside Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Billy Gibbons, Slash, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Vince Gill, Sonny Landreth, Ben Harper and the list goes on. read more

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

world music news

Choro Festival 2018
10.10.2018 Hello friends, Brazilian Music Foundation is proud to announce its 4th-annual Choro Festival, to be held on: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 - 8:00pm Opera Center America Marc A. Scorca Hall - 330 7th Ave. 7th Floor - New York City, NY read more

Wednesday 10.10. ~ êILê ~ LIVE @The Art Of Living Center Los Angeles for Navratri
08.10.2018 ~ êILê ~ Spiritual Jazz Ensemble Leisei Chen Vocal, Melodica, Shimmering Percussion Emile Porée Vocal, Guitar, U-Bass, Looping Alma Cielo Violin, Viola, Sarangi Joey DeRusha Flute, Alto Flute, Looping read more

Somesh Mathur - Time Stood Still - Produced by Scott Kinsey
02.10.2018 With the widening of horizons of music, both in the East and the West, unconventional forms of music are fast gaining popularity. These explorations are bringing in new sounds in their wake and with each successive innovation, rise a few geniuses whose creativity shines out from amongst the masses. Somesh Mathur {fondly called Panditji} has devoted his life to the discovery of new vistas in the field of music. An explorer by nature, he has experimented with different genres, creating a few moments of magic in his quest to enlarge the boundaries of conventional music. read more

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

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