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Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell: The Process
22.10.2014 M.O.D. Technologies to release collaboration of three outstanding musical voices - Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell: The Process with Tunde Adebimpe TV on the Radio), Killah Priest (Wu-Tang Clan), Garroson Hawk, Toshinori Kondo, Peter Apfelbaum, Dominic James. Available in stores and online November 4, 2014 and through www.mod.-tecnologies.com. Jon Batiste - piano, electric piano, hammond organ, electronic keyboards, harmonaboard, percussion, Chad Smith - drums, percussion, Bill Laswell - basses, guitar, electronics, read more

Tim Ferguson "Inside/Out CD Release at Why Not Jazz Room
22.10.2014 New Release: Tim Ferguson "Inside/Out Hold That Thought!" Tim Ferguson- bass Rob Henke-trumpet Diane Moser-piano (Planet Arts 301417) Street Date October 7, 2014 Live Appearance Sunday, October 26th Why Not Jazz Room 14 Christopher Street West Village NYC read more

The Somnambulist, Indiegogo Campaign and Short Film.
22.10.2014 The Somnambulist is an indie band based in Berlin, Germany. After releasing in 2012 their amazing album Sophia Verloren, they are currently working on their next album and are launching an Indiegogo campaign to produce it. They also released, with absolutely no budget, their first short movie. This film is both their first cinematographic experiment and an original promotional tool for the upcoming record. Please be generous with yourself and help The Somnambulist make their next album! read more

Jazz Club of Sarasota Announces November “Jazz at Two” Concerts
22.10.2014 The Jazz Club of Sarasota's "Jazz at Two" 2014-2015 concert series continues in November with Melanie Massell & Company, featuring powerhouse vocalist Melanie Massell, (November 7); the swinging Dixieland sounds of Skip's Dixie Mix (November 14); and Alex and Judi Glover, featuring vocalist Alex Glover, accompanied by his wife, pianist Judi Glover (November 28). read more

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute
21.10.2014 Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo Appearing Sunday, November 23rd at the Cullen Center for the Arts at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Buffalo NY 7:30 pm ( Cullen Center for the Arts at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute 845 Kenmore Ave., Buffalo, NY 14223). With nearly 1000 engagements in the four years they've been performing as a duo, acoustic guitarists Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo have become one of the most popular and sought-after duos on the international music scene. Their dynamic genre-spanning music has brought them to 14 countries on three continents - read more

Ellynne Rey CD Release Event for "A Little Bit Of Moonlight”
21.10.2014 Jazz Vocal Series/CD Release "A Little Bit of Moonlight": Ellynne Rey - vocals, Bennett Paster - piano, Paul Beaudry - bass, Saul Rubin - guitar, Jerome Jennings - drums Plus "Surprise Special Guest"! at Zeb's Oct. 22nd ( 223 West 28th Street NYC, Between 7th & 8th) read more

Peter Cincotti at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
21.10.2014 Peter Cincotti to Open Tribeca Spotlight "Main Event" Series Saturday, October 25 at 8PM. Peter Cincotti, singer-songwriter-pianist and native New Yorker, began playing piano at the age of three. By the age of 18 he was being called "one of the most promising singer-pianists of the next generation" by the New York Times. In 2003, Peter's debut album reached #1 on the Billboard jazz charts, making Cincotti the youngest artist ever to do so. Hailed as "the rebirth of cool" by Elle magazine, Peter explores musical styles that blend pop, rock, blues and jazz, read more

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Jerry Garcia's Artwork Now Being Celebrated In Art Museum In France
19.10.2014 The GarciaWeirGallery.com is honored to announce that for the very first time, the multi-talented Jerry Garcia will have his artwork on public display in a museum setting. Jerry's daughter, Keelin Garcia, and his wife, Manasha, donated several pieces of the late virtuoso's artwork recently to the Centre National d'art Contemporain Le Magasin located in Grenoble, read more

Siouxsie & The Banshees: The Final Three Studio Albums
19.10.2014 Siouxsie & The Banshees reissue their last three studio albums, all as remastered packages with bonus tracks. Peepshow, Superstition and The Rapture will be released on October 28, 2014, on Geffen/Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). These releases cover a period of the band during a time of bold experimentation read more

Prog Sphere Releases First Physical Compilation and Details Many Upcoming Projects
15.10.2014 Prog Sphere is proud to announce to the world of progressive rock that their newest release - Progstravaganza: Beyond Frontiers is now out and in stores. This long-awaited album is the culmination of months of hard work on the part of Prog Sphere and the many bands involved. Beyond Frontiers breaks new ground for Prog Sphere as it is the first in their long series of compilations to be released as a physical CD. Naturally, it is also available for purchase at Prog Sphere's Progify store and at Prog Sphere's Bandcamp page. read more

Doug Briney Embraces His Roots At Traditional Country Music Fall Festival
12.10.2014 MTS Management Group is happy to announce Doug Briney will be performing at the Traditional Country Music Fall Festival in Lebanon, TN. The free event is being held on October 25, 2014 at Smitty's Bar and Grill on the Hill, located at 1960 Murfreesboro Rd. in Lebanon, TN. The festival begins at 12 noon, and it includes performances by Mark Brine, Brad Howard, Hershel Butts, read more

world music news

From Spain To New York
22.10.2014 2 Latin Jazz Groups, 1 Stage - From Spain To New York - Cantos de Ida y Vuelta - Friday, October 24, 8pm - Flushing Town Hall. "Cantos de Ida y Vuelta" are songs of wandering, shaped by journeys across foreign lands. This double-bill concert features some of the powerful voices in the NYC Latin jazz scene: Javier Ruibal, read more

The New York Klezmer Series at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue NYC
14.10.2014 The New York Klezmer Series Tues, Oct. 14th 7:30pm at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. The Ben Holmes-Patrick Farrell Duo. Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (30 W. 68th St., NY NY 10023). Ben Holmes & Patrick Farrell are a one-of-a-kind trumpet and accordion duo whose performances range from klezmer, original concert music, and improvisation to interpretations of Romantic-era composers and more. Accordionist Patrick Farrell (Yo-Yo Ma, Frank London, Michael Winograd) and trumpeter Ben Holmes (Slavic Soul Party!, read more

Norwegian Healing Duo Halonen & Syversen Building Bridge To Heavens
09.10.2014 Best-selling Norwegian new age music keyboardist Tron Syversen has teamed with wordless vocalist Runar Halonen to create the powerful and therapeutic recording, Voices From Heaven, a masterpiece of ambient and improvisational sound healing. Syversen has created more than a dozen albums that have led him to the forefront of the new age music field. His music serves as a sanctuary for relaxation, rejuvenation and well-being. He is known for making music that is healing, meditative, healthful, stress-reducing and peaceful. read more

Megan Chaskey Modernizes Old-Style Chanting From India
09.10.2014 Megan Chaskey would like to take you to the "higher realms" with the music on her fourth album, Naam Radiance, which features her chanting and singing traditional Sanskrit lyrics to melodies she mostly composed with backing from top musicians. She not only is a vocalist-composer and a flutist, but also a Naam Yoga Therapies teacher, a published poet, a spiritual coach, a Harmonyum Healing practitioner, and a Universal Kabbalist. read more


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