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RBH Jazz Camp for Instrumentalists and Vocalists, 7/28-8/3 in Burlington, VT
18.06.2019 Now in it's 19th season, Roni Ben-Hur's Jazz camps have been a wonderful way for jazz aficionados to learn from some of the top names in the jazz world, while spending time at beautiful places around the world. read more

This Weekend: Bill Charlap Trio feat. Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
18.06.2019 Bill Charlap Trio feat. Peter Washington & Kenny Washington Jazz Forum FRI & SAT • JUNE 21 & 22 7 & 9:30 PM Time magazine wrote, "Bill Charlap approaches a song the way a lover approaches his beloved… no matter how imaginative or surprising his take on a song is, he invariably zeroes in on its essence." In April 2016, Alan Morrison's five-star review of Notes from New York in Down Beat stated that the new recording is "a masterclass in class." read more

Scott Robinson "Tenormore" Quartet at Birdland, June 21-22
17.06.2019 Saxophonist Scott Robinson celebrates his 60th birthday and the first all-tenor album of his wide-ranging career: Tenormore, with Helen Sung, Martin Wind and Dennis Mackrel. Appearing June 21-22 at Birdland, and June 23 at Rochester Jazz Festival read more

17.06.2019 From the opening track to the final melodic flourish, "After Hours", the new album from Blind Lemon Jazz, featuring the songs of James Byfield, delivers an exotic and creatively unique ride through the 20's, 30's and 40's era of the great American Songbook, in a set of stylistically diverse, and thematically rich, original jazz compositions. read more

New single from Idan Morim
15.06.2019 NYC Guitarist Idan Morim releases debut single on Outside in Music! Movement is a musical reach to capture what is referred to in neo-confucian chinese philosophy as "Li" . Li is a conceptual attempt to capture the movement in and behind all things. A general principle and law by which all moves and is read more

New Release: MARK WINGFIELD & GARY HUSBAND "Tor & Vale"   
15.06.2019 MoonJune Records announces MARK WINGFIELD & GARY HUSBAND "Tor & Vale" "What if Terje Rypdal had recorded a duet album with Keith Jarrett?" A beautiful document that showcases the remarkable chemistry between these two extraordinary players, it is a gem of nuanced interaction and rare potency by improvisers of the highest order. Mark Wingfield & Gary Husband 'Tor & Vale' by Bill Milkowski read more

FREDDIE JACOBS QUARTET Friday, June 28th 8PM (ONE SHOW ONLY) @ Maureen's Jazz Cellar
14.06.2019 FREDDIE JACOBS QUARTET playing originals and standards Friday, June 28th 8PM (ONE SHOW ONLY) @ Maureen's Jazz Cellar 2 North Broadway Nyack, NY 10960 Freddie Jacobs trumpet David Budway piano Daniel Duke bass Ben Perowsky drums read more

blues and rock news

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

Catfood Records Will Release Award-Winning Blues Singer-Guitarist Zac Harmon’s Label Debut CD, Mississippi Bar BQ, On July 19
26.05.2019 Catfood Records announces a July 19 release date for award-winning blues singer-guitarist Zac Harmon's label debut CD, Mississippi Bar BQ. Produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (Santana, Steve Ray Vaughan, and Journey) and recorded at Sonic Ranch read more

Babylon A.D. Frontman Derek Davis Releases New Single/Video “Mississippi Mud;” Announces June 1st Album Release
21.05.2019 Check out the new release from Derek Davis, songwriter and frontman for former Arista Records and Frontiers Records recording artists Babylon A.D. On his latest solo release Derek Davis weaves early Delta Blues, Americana, Folk, Hillbilly Twang, Southern Rock, Traditional and Jump Blues all into one. read more

RORY GALLAGHER “BLUES” Released 31st May 2019
18.05.2019 In what would have been the 50th year of Rory Gallagher's recording career, UMC are pleased to announce the release of 'BLUES'. From the vaults of the Gallagher estate's tape archive comes this collection of rare and unreleased recordings of Rory playing his favourite blues material. read more

world music news

23.05.2019 The deadline for subscriptions of "Premio Andrea Parodi", the only World Music contest in Italy, is on 31st May 2019. The contest is organised by the homonymous Foundation, with the artistic direction of Elena Ledda. The finals of the 12th edition will be held in Cagliari from 10th to 12th October. read more

"The New York Cantors" in Outdoor Concert
20.05.2019 The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) and Capital One City Parks Foundation's SummerStage will present The New York Cantors, a concert by three young Cantorial superstars. Their concert aired on PBS and has been seen by millions of viewers on over 150 channels. read more

Transforming Torment Into An Aspirational Message, Singer/Writer Neshama Carlebach Navigates Life’s Complicated Moments With Grace, Dignity And Empathy
19.05.2019 Transforming Torment Into an Aspirational Message, Singer/Writer Neshama Carlebach Navigates Life's Complicated Moments with Grace, Dignity and Empathy "I had to rip my own soul apart to find and then reclaim my own voice" By Speaking Her Truth, She Seeks to Inspire Those in Need of Elevation 10th Album 'Believe' Evokes Amy Grant in its Combination of Pop Melodies and Spiritually Uplifting Themes read more

14.05.2019 FRANCK'BIYONG'-'AFRO'GALACTIC'SPACEWAY ! An"African"Cosmic"Jazz"Tribute"to"SUN"RA ! Release"date"!"May"10th"2019 Label:"Afrolectric"Music"Productions"Ltd. Distribution:"Africori Background: The'Anthology'and'Audio'Books: In"March"2016, "during" the" first"edition"of" the"Re!Imagined" Storytelling" festival"held"in" Nairobi, " Positively" African" (PA)" launched" an" online" contest" inviting" African" writers" on" the"continent"and"in"the"Diaspora"to"write"an"African"folktale"for"the"21st"Century."Out" of" nearly" 100" entries, " twelve" were" selected" and" scheduled" for" publishing" by" Pavaipo" read more

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