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Rick Bogart Trio Appearing at Toshi's Living Room Every Tuesday Beginning May 3rd 6:30 to 9:30 pm
30.04.2016 Rick Bogart Trio Appearing @ Toshi's Living Room Every Tuesday Beginning Tuesday, May 3rd 6:30 to 9:30 pm Toshi's Living Room 1141 Broadway at West 26th St. Toshi's is a lovely place in the Flatiron Hotel. There is a stage and a full time sound and lights man. This is The Real Thing! There is no cover and just a one drink minimum. And of course, you can enjoy The Rick Bogart Trio every Saturday and Sunday at read more

Wild Lines: Jane Ira Bloom Plays Emily Dickinson
30.04.2016 Wild Lines: Jane Ira Bloom Plays Emily Dickinson A new work for jazz quartet and spoken word, 21st-century soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom reimagines the poetry of 19th-century visionary Emily Dickinson. Award winning soprano saxophonist/ composer Jane Ira Bloom announces the premiere of "Wild Lines, " read more

Focus on MPS vibraphone - Jay Hoggard, Wolfgang Schlüter, Gunter Hampel
30.04.2016 This time we have got a focus on MPS vibraphone players. Gunter Hampel – Out Of New York – The Music Of Gunter Hampel A group of Avant-guard giants – this NYC quartet on multi-instrumentalist/composer Gunter Hampel's 2nd MPS album was to become the core of the various groups that Hampel would assemble over the next decade. read more

Rocco John Quartet "Embrace The Change" CD Release Party Fri, May 13th 7pm at Caffe Vivaldi
30.04.2016 Artist: ROCCO JOHN QUARTET Title: EMBRACE THE CHANGE Label: Unseen Rain UR-9947 Artist Website: Release Date: MAY 6, 2016 UPC Code: 7783583260725 Rocco describes each album track in the liner notes: read more

APRIL 30 Int'l Jazz Day! Sheila Jordan joins the Royal Bopsters in Woodstock!
30.04.2016 April 30 is INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! Celebrate this great American art form by coming out to hear a sensational new vocal group when JAZZSTOCK presents THE ROYAL BOPSTERS in Woodstock!!! Order your tickets before they sell out! The concert is this Saturday! Saturday, APRIL 30 @ 7:30 PM A Sensational New Vocal Quartet! JazzTimes AMY LONDON HOLLI ROSS DYLAN PRAMUK DARMON MEADER read more

Triptych: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery, Jon Deitemyer at Chicago Jazz String Summit 5/7
30.04.2016 Triptych, featuring Zach Brock, Matt Ulery and Jon Deitemyer is proud to perform at the Chicago Jazz String Summit on Saturday, May 7 at 8:30 PM at Constellation, located at 3111 Western Ave, Chicago IL 60618. Tickets are available at Also performing that evening will be Trio Amgydala and James Sanders' Proyecto Libre. read more

ALFI Records Releases Albare's Dreamtime on May 6
30.04.2016 ALFI Records salutes the magic of the movies on its latest release, Dreamtime (#724131549824), the new CD by label founder and master guitarist Albare. With liner notes by music journalist/author Will Friedwald, Dreamtime, will be released on May 6, 2016 just in time for Mother's Day. read more

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The Rhythm Express - Welcome To Funkastan
28.04.2016 RE004: The Rhythm Express - Welcome To Funkastan The Rhythm Express Welcome to Funkastan 7 ARTS/Side Door Records Time has arrived to "give the drummer some." Anchoring the Rhythm Express rhythm section is one of the best – Reggae Hall of Fame honoree and spiritual soul behind Side Door Records and recording studio, "big beats' Everton "Pablo" Paul. read more

New York Blues Legend Tomás Doncker Featured on Youtube 360° Videos channel
24.04.2016 I.M.P Music PR today announced the beginning of a series of Google features on Youtube's official 360° channel of the intense new footage of Tomás Doncker and his True Groove All Stars performing The Mess We Made. read more

Bonnie Raitt Announces Fall Tour Dates In Support of 'Dig In Deep'
23.04.2016 Bonnie Raitt has added a string of 14 shows to her 2016 North American Tour in support of her twentieth album, 'Dig In Deep' (Redwing Records), released on February 26. After selling out much of her North American tour to date, Raitt continues her journey across America through November, read more

The Roosevelts Deliver 10-Track 'The Greatest Thing You'll Ever Learn' Today (4.22)
23.04.2016 Funk-folk indie rockers The Roosevelts debut their first full-length LP titled 'The Greatest Thing You'll Ever Learn' today via Spotify. Stamped with a Nat King Cole-inspired title, the album channels the need for personal connection and backs it with mandolin-fueled, jubilant musicianship. read more

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New York City Classical Guitar Society Presents Carlos Barbosa-Lima
12.04.2016 Carlos Barbosa-Lima The renowned Brazilian master, performing solo works and duets with Larry Del Casale Friday, May 6, 2016, at 8:00 PM Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia 2537 Broadway at 95th Street New York read more

Jamie Saft's New Zion Returns With Spellbinding Release 'Sunshine Seas' Featuring Cyro Baptista
12.04.2016 Saft is Inviting the Spirits of the Amazonian Jungle and Southern Seas to his Already Delicious Banquet of Reggae and Ultimate Chillout. In recent years, Jamie Saft's signature musician-polymath touch has graced numerous recordings released by RareNoise, spanning a high dimensional manifold of genres, from the microtonal metal of Slobber Pup's Black Aces, Pole Axe and The Spanish Donkey's Raoul to the pure analog acoustic piano trio sounds of Saft/Swallow/Previte's The New Standard to the lysergic free rock of Plymouth, to recent collaborations with masters Roswell Rudd and Wadada Leo Smith. read more

Australian Aboriginal Jahmarley Opens The Night At The APRA Awards
10.04.2016 With legend artists Cold Chisel recipients of the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music on the night Jahmarley was pumped to be on the same stage and unleashed his didgeridoo performance to the who's who of Australian music and film. read more

Nana Simopoulos World Jazz Group Sunday, April 10th at Nighthawks Restaurant
09.04.2016 Nana Simopoulos World Jazz Group Sunday, April 10th Set Times: 7pm & 8pm at Nighthawks Restaurant 679 Greenwich St (Corner of Christopher) New York, NY 10014 Sunday April 10th: Nana Simopoulos, vocals, guitar, sitar, Mary Ann McSweeney bass, Ronen Itzik drums, Caryn Heilman vocals, percussion Special guest: Claudia Rahardjanoto rhythm tap all Sundays Special Guest: Dimitri Vassilakis on April 10th only read more

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