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World-Class Guitarist Mike Pachelli Releases New Album "High Standards" Featuring Tony Levin & Danny Gottlieb
22.08.2019 While recently on the road with Tony Levin, Phil Keaggy and Jerry Marotta, Mike and Tony would jam on some jazz standards. In the green room at a concert in Pennsylvania, Mike asked Tony if he might consider playing on one song for his next album. read more

Augie Haas Dream A Little Dream CD Release Party
22.08.2019 Augie Haas Dream A Little Dream CD Release Party Wednesday, September 4th Birdland Theater 315 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 Augie Haas is best known as a well-respected trumpeter, educator and composer. His most recent recording, Dream A Little Dream, is a change of pace. It balances jazz and doo-wop standards, featuring eight vocal tracks and three instrumentals. read more

Sol Yaged Memorial & Record Release Show Tino Valpa Orchestra and Flying Home Band
22.08.2019 What do you get when you mix two different musicians from totally different backgrounds who are nearly 70 years apart in age? The result is "Your Wish Is My Command" – a high energy album that connects the dots between swing and punk rock. This unexpected pair consists of Sol Yaged: read more

Sol Yaged Memorial & Record Release Show Tino Valpa Orchestra and Flying Home Band
22.08.2019 What do you get when you mix two different musicians from totally different backgrounds who are nearly 70 years apart in age? The result is "Your Wish Is My Command" – a high energy album that connects the dots between swing and punk rock. This unexpected pair consists of Sol Yaged: read more

Vocalist TAEKO Exciting New Project - CONTEMPLATION - October 10th Release
22.08.2019 Internationally-acclaimed jazz songstress from Japan, TAEKO releases her 4th album in the U.S. as a leader on October 10, 2019 entitled CONTEMPLATION (Flat Nine Records). In TAEKO's own words (pronounced Tie-Koe): "This album shows my true love and dedication to the African-American classical art form called jazz, as a singer who came from Japan where this music is truly loved." read more

Save the date for Lake George Jazz Weekend Sept 14 & 15, 2019!
21.08.2019 Seven world-class performances by a who's-who of contemporary jazz in the beautiful setting of Lake George, NY over two days, and it's ALL FREE! Lake George Arts Project and jazz curator Daniel Kelly bring one of the most exciting and diverse Jazz at the Lake festivals to date, hosting seven concerts from rising and established stars with Grammy Awards, critically lauded albums, sold-out world tours, and passionate fanbases. read more

Accidental Orchestra Sept 20 at Westbeth
21.08.2019 ACCIDENTAL ORCHESTRA QABBALA::ENTANGLEMENT-twelve compositions inspired by the Kaballah and quantum physics Four movements: Binah, Hesed, Pa'Had, Tiphereth. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 8:00 PM Westbeth Community Room 155 Bank Street New York, NY 10014 read more

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NEKTAR - the legendary psychedelic/progressive/classic rock band => BOOKING + NEW ALBUM 
28.07.2019 NEKTAR "The Other Side" new album The Legendary Rock Band are recording a new album! This is the first new studio album made in the United States since 1977!! The original members of NEKTAR: Derek "Mo" Moore (bass guitar, back vocals), Ron Howden (drums, back vocals) and Mick Brockett (lights and visuals), with Ryche Chlanda (guitar, lead vocals) from the 1978' band and Randy Dembo (12-strings guitar, bass guitar) from the 2005 band, and newcomer Kendall Scott (keyboards). read more

Francesca De Fazi | "Message in a Bottleneck"
23.07.2019 Francesca De Fazi is an italian songwriter and guitarist from Rome, Italy. She has called herself the Roman Blues Woman since she recorded one of her early albums in New Orleans years ago. She is releasing today a music video for "Message In The Bottleneck", the first single of her upcoming album "Craft Songs" to be released September 13 2019 via Noja Recordings. read more

Spirit of Woodstock - Peace & Music in Brooksville FL at Sertoma Youth Ranch August 16-18, 2019
21.06.2019 Friday thru Sunday, August 16-18, 2019 Spirit of Woodstock at Sertoma Youth Ranch 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 FEATURED ARTISTS*: The Hummingbirds Russ Bowers Isn't Dead Yet Tony Tyler Trance Cadillac Cowboys Bus Fulla Monkeys LC Williams & the Driver Kettle of Fish Alex Lopez Xpress Band Uncle John's Band Yesterdayze Moonflower-The Spirit of Santana Peace of Woodstock read more

New release: Plastic Dolls - I Don't Sing The Blues (single)
04.06.2019 Plastic Dolls resonate again Plastic Dolls is a brand new band which had a life before. Reincarnation of legendary Amsterdam based rock duo, "the predecessors of White Stripes". Released four albums in the 80s before splitting up and concentrating on music for film and television. Songs about Blues, Baseball and other Bitches. read more

world music news

AMERICAN GUITARIST CIRO HURTADO UTILIZES HIS PERUVIAN ROOTS FOR UNIQUE SOUND
14.08.2019 In Peru, where guitarist Ciro Hurtado was born and raised, the "Altiplano" is a region between the towering Andes Mountains, one of the largest high-plateaus on earth, a place Hurtado has visited many times in his life for the beautiful scenery, the feeling of the altitude and the spiritual magic found there. His journeys to this special place inspired the music on his latest album, Altiplano. The Altiplano (which means "high plain" in Spanish) ranges in elevation from 10, 000 to 15, 000 feet, but despite the difficulties in living there, it has been continuously inhabited for thousands of years. read more

Angélique Kidjo & Bomba Estereo Team To Remix Iconic Celia Cruz Song
21.07.2019 Angélique Kidjo has unveiled a thrilling Bomba Estereo remix of the classic Celia Cruz song "La Vida Es Un Carnaval." This remixed version comes on the heels of Celia (Verve/Universal France), Kidjo's latest album that revisits Cruz's catalog in a new light. read more

Flushing Town Hall to Present Bulla en el Barrio on July 21
16.07.2019 On Sunday, July 21, Flushing Town Hall will welcome the women of bullerengue with Bulla en el Barrio, a New York-based group that endeavors to share the powerful messages of the folkloric Afro-Colombian music and dance tradition with diverse audiences. read more

BMI to Present The “Verano Alternativo” Showcase In Support of LAMC
02.07.2019 WHO: BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.), to present "Verano Alternativo" showcase to kick off The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), featuring performances by Cable Head, CRISTNA, Sophy Mell, Sebastián Otero, Jona Camacho and Nohemy. read more


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