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Legendary Van Gelder Studio Streaming Joey DeFrancesco & All-Star Band - May 15-16!
16.04.2021 The legendary Rudy Van Gelder Studio, the recording studio home to hundreds of jazz icons from John Coltrane to Herbie Hancock today announced the lineup and date for its second virtual music concert. read more

Jared Sims - Analogy of the Sun NEW MUSIC FROM MCG JAZZ
16.04.2021 For this collaboration with jazz stars Rufus Reid and Matt Wilson, Jared Sims drew inspiration from the sixth book of Plato's Republic, in which Plato defines goodness in the world. "I was really trying to do two things when putting this album together, " Sims said. "First, to try to find joy in the world and provide tunes that are both introspective and structurally organic and also give the players a launch pad to explore their playing." read more

Yila — Dysfunctional Combinations & Collaborations Vol.2
16.04.2021 Slovenian based British producer Yila, is releasing today new EP "Dysfunctional Combinations & Collaborations Vol.2" together with a stunning Music Video for track "Hipslop". Discover the EP now with an exclusive interview of the artist via Psychedelic Baby Mag. read more

2021 JJA Jazz Awards Nominees Announced: 47 Categories of Jazz and Jazz Media Cite Music's Riches
16.04.2021 Spotlighting the creative energy of the greater jazz community over a year of turmoil, the 2021 JJA Jazz Awards' Finalists Ballot, released today, cites some 300 musicians, writers, broadcasters, photographers, their recordings, books, live-streams, podcasts and platforms, as nominees for the Jazz Journalists Association's 25th annual Awards celebrating excellence. read more

Pianist Albert Ahlf Releases "Black" by Duke Ellington
16.04.2021 Jazz pianist and New York resident Albert Ahlf has just released an EP based on the landmark Duke Ellington suite Black Brown and Beige. For this recording, Ahlf has transcribed and recorded the first section of the masterpiece, Black, which includes the well-known composition "Come Sunday." read more

Jazz@TheFalcon | Cyrille Aimée| Thu Apr 29
15.04.2021 FEATURING: Cyrille Aimée: Vocals Michael Valeanu: Guitar Lex Warshawsky: Bass IN A VERY SPECIAL THURSDAY EVENING PERFORMANCE FEATURING SONGS FROM THE NEW ALBUM "I'LL BE SEEING YOU" out now, exclusively on Patreon read more

3X GRAMMY® Nominated Duo The Baylor Project to Release Second Full-Length Album Generations on June 18, 2021 via Be A Light
15.04.2021 Be A Light proudly announces the release of Generations, the highly-anticipated new album by 3X GRAMMY nominated duo The Baylor Project. Set for release during Black Music Month and on the eve of Juneteenth, June 18th, 2021, this soulful sonic story quilt celebrates the universality of the human condition, viewed through the lens of the Black experience. Married musical partners read more

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Watch Sol Roots Cover Grateful Dead's "Sugaree" from 'Live at The Hamilton'
22.02.2021 Sol Roots recently released a psychedelic video showcasing a unique, original, funky arrangement of Grateful Dead's "Sugaree" from the album 'Live at The Hamilton'. The live album features songs recently performed by the band in Washington, D.C. in February of 2020, just about a month before lockdown started. Live at The Hamilton features harmonica legend Phil Wiggins (of Cephas & Wiggins), drummer Eddie Christmas (of Jon Cleary, New Orleans Suspects, Eric Lindell, Anders Osborne) and Andreas Holmstrom on bass presenting an upbeat and danceable blend of funk, blues, soul and rock. read more

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

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Anoushka Shankar Releases "Sister Susannah" New Single from Forthcoming Release: Love Letters P.S. Out this June
31.03.2021 Seven-time Grammy Award-nominated sitarist, composer and producer Anoushka Shankar announces a stunning new digital release Love Letters P.S., out on 4th June 2021 on Decca Records Group imprint Mercury KX. The new digital release follows on from the original Love Letters EP released in February 2020 and includes four new tracks: two remixes from composer-producers Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Sandunes and two brand new songs. read more

Yulia Musayelyan Tango Project "Oblivion" CD Release Concert TUESDAY, MARCH 30th 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
26.03.2021 There's a new tango master in town. Her name is Yulia Musayelyan. And the town is Boston. Before you start thinking about how many tango practitioners may live in this great American city, all you need to know is that after listening to Oblivion there will surely be many more. Indeed, this is an inspired masterwork that will encourage more musicians to explore the vintage and nuevo forms of tango, and perhaps they'll make a pilgrimage to learn from the maestra herself. read more

Adam Moezinia's 'Folk Element Trio' out 4/16/21 via Outside in Music
18.03.2021 Outside in Music is pleased to announce the release of esteemed guitarist Adam Moezinia's first album as a bandleader, Folk Element Trio. A celebration of global folk traditions and the influence that the composer derives from these traditions, the album features elements of Beninese, Malian, Welsh and American folk music. Folk Element Trio introduces audiences to Moezinia's sophisticated, soulful compositional style and his refined improvisational facility. Bassist Dan Chmielinski and drummer Charles Goold fill out the remainder of Moezinia's Folk Element Trio, the stunningly cohesive unit that graces the album's tracks. read more

Angrusori | Live at Tou
16.03.2021 Norway's Kitchen Orchestra collaborates with Slovak Roma musicians to create stunning contemporary improvised music inspired by traditional song. Their stunning debut album "Live at Tou" will be released worldwide on May 7, 2021 via British label Hudson Records. read more

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