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16.01.2021 On February 26, the venerated multi-instrumentalist and composer Joe Chambers will release Samba de Maracatu, a notable Blue Note Records return for a significant figure in the label's history. The album's Brazilian flavored title track "Samba de Maracatu, read more

Healdsburg Jazz Presents MLK Concerts January 15 & 16
14.01.2021 Healdsburg Jazz is proud to present a FREE family concert titled "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Through the Eyes of Children" on the birth date of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 15, 2021, at 7 pm and again on January 16, 2021, at 12 ​Noon. Free registration is now open. read more

NEW RELEASE FROM Dave Stryker Baker's Circle • Performances
14.01.2021 NEW RELEASE FROM Dave Stryker Baker's Circle Dave Stryker - guitar Walter Smith III - tenor sax Jared Gold - organ McClenty Hunter - drums Mayra Casales - percussion read more

THE GRASSO-RAVITA JAZZ ENSEMBLE “JAGGED SPACES” Live Stream CD Release Concert Friday, January 15th 7:00 pm ET
13.01.2021 THE GRASSO-RAVITA JAZZ ENSEMBLE "JAGGED SPACES" Live Stream CD Release Concert Friday, January 15th 7:00 pm ET Tune in on Friday, January 15, at 7:00 pm for our live stream concert/CD release from An Die Musik Live. read more

JJA Zoom Jazz Book Party Sunday, Jan 17, 2021 3 pm ET
13.01.2021 In an initiative to highlight music-writing standouts of the past year, the Jazz Journalists Association will host a JJA Zoom Jazz Book Party on Sunday, Jan 17, 3 pm ET, with five members whose books were published in 2020 - Karl Ackermann, Debbie Burke, Tish Oney, Ted Panken and Mark Ruffin - talking about their subjects and experiences. JJA president Howard Mandel will moderate the discussion. read more

12.01.2021 AMBER WEEKES "MY ROMANCE – A SPECIAL VALENTINE" In time for Valentine's Day and in anticipation of her new upcoming album 'Round Midnight – Reimagined, the popular jazz singer Amber Weekes has released a CD single comprised of two romantic performances. read more

Ground-Breaking Multi-Instrumentalist Howard Johnson Passes Away At Age 79, on 1/11/2021
12.01.2021 Renowned tuba titan and founder of original Saturday Night Live Band was a musical mainstay in New York's jazz community for 50+ years Howard Johnson: Muse to Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Carla Bley, and inspiration to multiple generations of players Howard Johnson Tuba Jazz Program Fund established at Penn State to honor the legendary musician read more

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Gary Lover | London
21.11.2020 London-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gareth Hoskins (AKA Gary Lover) is releasing today his single "London" on all digital platforms together with a Music Video. read more

"Love in L.A." Proves Priceless for Canadian Indie Artist Alex Price
03.10.2020 Pop/R&B artist Alex Price is currently riding a wave of duo musical legacies with his latest hit single release, "Love in L.A." Representing for Canada, Price fits comfortably in the mix of the Canadian music invasion popularized by artists like Drake, read more

The Moore-McColl Jazz Society - Electric Fantastic
24.07.2020 On their debut album, Electric Fantastic, Beth Moore (vocals, piano, organ) and Chance McColl (electric guitar, vocals) take us on a spirited ride through jazz and blues genres. The duo came together last year to write and record a jazz album, after connecting years earlier through various projects. The result is an hour-long journey with a 2020 take on 1970s jazz organ/guitar combos. Think: "What if Groove Holmes duetted with Boogaloo Joe Jones with drums, upright bass, and a 3-part horn section?" read more

Contest Closing Tonight: Telluride Bluegrass Festival - Troubadour Competition.
04.04.2020 Telluride Bluegrass Festival will be selecting up to 10 Sonicbids artists for their annual Troubadour Competition. Finalists are awarded cash and prizes, and a chance to perform on the festival main stage on Saturday evening (still on)! read more

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Shunia wants you to awaken your creativity with New Single: Har Hare Hari Wahe Guru
09.01.2021 Shunia's latest release is taken from their forthcoming self-titled album. "Har Hare Hari Wahe Guru" is based on a mantra that encourages your creative expression and lights the spark of artistry within. read more

Shunia: "Breeze at Dawn" is a Magical Interpretation of Rumi Poem
02.12.2020 The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell. Don't go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Don't go back to sleep. People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch. The door is round and open. Don't go back to sleep. read more

A concert not to miss! VI International Choro Festival (CHOROFEST)
01.12.2020 Brazilian Music Foundation is proud to present its 6th-Annual International Choro Festival -NYC "Choro Around the World" with a lineup of very talented musicians and a variety of interesting performances. read more

Shunia Celebrates the Power of Music with "Sa Re Sa Sa" ft. Moroccan artist Hassan Hakmoun
26.10.2020 Moroccan artist Hassan Hakmoun and producer Jamshied Sharifi join Lisa Reagan and Suzanne Jackson, aka Shunia, for a new album that blends Sanskrit chants, Latin prayer, ancient poetry, and exquisite orchestration into a sound that feels both new and timeless. read more

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