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The Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed by Nick Hilscher @ Town Hall
18.10.2019 The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed by Nick Hilscher The Town Hall 123 West 43rd Street Saturday October 19 Yes, this is the same "world famous orchestra" that's been touring almost continually since 1938 - or 1937, if you want to count Glenn Miller's first unsuccessful band (or even 1935, when Miller made his first recordings as a bandleader). read more

It's Almost Showtime: Jeannine Otis and Jazz Greats this Saturday!
17.10.2019 Jeannine Otis to Perform at the Universal Temple of the Arts Staten Island Jazz Festival 32 Jeannine Otis/Jahneen has an eclectic array of experiences as a performer, educator and music director. read more

Israeli-British drummer Asaf Sirkis' debut on MoonJune Records with the project Sirkis Bialas IQ, new album 'Our New Earth'    
17.10.2019 After 7 album sessions on MoonJune Records (2 albums with Dwiki Dharmawan, 2 with Mark Wingfield, 2 with Markus Reuter & Mark Wingfield, 1 with Dusan Jevtovic, and other 6 coming out in 2020), the extraordinary talented Israeli born and London UK based drummer ASAF SIRKIS, has finally landed as a leader at the MoonJuniverse. "Our New Earth" is a profoundly brilliant, delicate, evocative interaction with all things musically creative, being birthed in the most organic fashion read more

Larsen | Arrival Vibrate
16.10.2019 Italian band Larsen announces 17th album release via Important Records on October 25 2019 "Arrival Vibrate" is Larsen's 17th album, an alchemical suite tribute to the late Z'EV based on his poem by the same title hereby transcribed by Larsen's members into a score following the "Rhythmajick" kabbalistic musical theories by their friend Z'EV. read more

If We Live in Forgetfulness, We Die in a Dream a String Quartet Composed by Jason Kao Hwang
16.10.2019 If We Live in Forgetfulness, We Die in a Dream a string quartet composed by Jason Kao Hwang Performed by the Momenta String Quartet Emile-Anne Gendron, Alex Shiozaki - violins Stephanie Griffin - viola Michael Haas -cello read more

Spend Halloween with Scott Robinson's Heliotones at the Jazz Standard
16.10.2019 A Halloween Spectacular! Scott Robinson and the Heliotones to make third annual appearance at the Jazz Standard, Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019 The Jazz Standard - one of NYC's most important and prestigious clubs - has again asked Scott Robinson to present a special Halloween show featuring a sextet of musicians in the spirit of Heliosonic Toneways, his 50th anniversary album celebration of The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra. read more

OUT TODAY: Matt Ulery's DELICATE CHARMS out now on Woolgathering Records
15.10.2019 Bassist/Composer, Matt Ulery, restless with new compositional works and ensemble projects, is proud to announce the release of his ninth album as a bandleader on vinyl LP, CD, and digital release. His new jazz quintet album, Delicate Charms, is fervent and spellbinding. read more

blues and rock news

Joe The Bluesman Turns U2's "One" Into The Blues
31.08.2019 Joe The Bluesman lives out his convictions and lays out his soul in his music. You can hear in the way he sings and you can feel it in the way he plays the guitar. The new king of blues, Joe is on a mission to bring blues back to the forefront of the music scene. "I feel that a lot of the quality has left the music these days, " Joe The Bluesman says. "I want to make great quality music that moves people, and that will be the driving force behind the music's success." read more

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

world music news

‘Andrea Parodi Awards’ 2019
18.10.2019 Fanfare Station with the song "Rahil", in Tunisian, is the winner of the 12th Edition of the 'Premio Andrea Parodi', the only contest in Italy dedicated to World Music. The group, which is formed by musicians from Tunisia, Italy and the USA, also earned the Critics Award and that for Best Arrangement. read more

Brazilian Music Foundation 5th-Annual International Choro Festival
10.10.2019 Brazilian Music Foundation is proud to announce its 5th-Annual International Choro Festival, to be held on: Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 8:00pm Doors open 7:30pm Opera Center America Marc A. Scorca Hall 330 Seventh Ave. 7th Floor - New York City, NY read more

10.10.2019 Not long until the 12th Edition of the 'Premio Andrea Parodi', which will see professional artists perform, alternating with the ten successful finalists of the competition event, the only one in Italy dedicated to World Music, this year seeing a large presence of foreigner artists from Poland, Senegal, Spain, the United Kingdom, Togo, Tunisia and the USA. read more

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: Mirror Butterfly by the Afro Yaqui Music Collective
08.10.2019 A Jazz Opera that depicts Immigrants, Indigenous peoples, and pan-African Revolutionaries overcoming climate change and capitalism and building a new world where many worlds fit Best Alternative Album out on innova Recordings read more

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