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An Evening Of Holiday & Hits with Kenny G
27.07.2014 "Fans can look forward to a winter night filled with festive spirit featuring Kenny G performing his biggest hits & Christmas classics. Our theater provides fans an intimate experience with their favorite, superstar artists, " said Emily McLoughlin of DPAC read more

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem August Events!
26.07.2014 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) continues its summer series co-produced with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) celebrating the Ertegun Hall of Fame honorees. Events are held at both institutions, alternating weekly. In addition, we resume our annual Latin Jazz Party series at Orchard Beach, host an afternoon jazz/tap event for kids and present our flagship Harlem in the Himalayas concerts with the Rubin Museum of Art. read more

Hiroshima in concert - Friday night in Lakewood, NJ
25.07.2014 Vibrant, eclectic & amp; truly original, the Multi-GRAMMY nominated Hiroshima creates a musical world all its own. The intoxicating mix of traditional Japanese folk music & instruments interwoven with Jazz, R&B, Salsa & more has been a pioneering voice in contemporary music since the 1970's. After 30 years and 4 million records sold worldwide, read more

Jon Anderson And Jean-Luc Ponty Announce Formation Of The Anderson Ponty Band
25.07.2014 Music legends Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty announce the formation of a new ensemble - The Anderson Ponty Band! YES's original singer/songwriter for 35 years, Jon Anderson has had a successful solo career, which includes working with such notable music artists as Vangelis, Kitaro, and Milton Nascimento. International jazz superstar Jean-Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undisputed master of violin read more

Sol Yaged at GRATA
24.07.2014 Sol Yaged at GRATA TONIGHT! 8 to 11 pm + Live Jazz Every Friday & Saturday. Featuring Sol Yaged-clarinet, Bob Arkin-bass, John Weiss-keyboards. GRATA is Latin for 'Welcome'. It also means a gracious hello, and a gratuitous thank you. It's the proprietor's promise that "You will be well-taken care of at Grata". read more

Jocelyn Medina Quartet Friday, July 25, 7-9 pm Jazz at Inkwell
24.07.2014 The sounds and styles of internationally acclaimed vocalist/composer Jocelyn Medina cross cultures, creeds and continents. Her original work fuses elements of world music with jazz harmonies, neo-soul/funk grooves and adventurous improvisations delivered through compelling lyrics and a distinct sound. read more

Pablo Ziegler's New Tango Ensemble & Paul Taylor Dance Company at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Aug. 1
23.07.2014 Latin Grammy-winning pianist Pablo Ziegler and his New Tango Ensemble join forces with one of the titans of modern dance, the Paul Taylor Dance Company, at the Damrosch Park Bandshell on Friday, August 1 for Lincoln Center Out of Doors. read more

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Duke Robillard Is Calling All Blues On New Stony Plain Records CD
27.07.2014 Stony Plain Records announces a September 23 release date for Calling All Blues, the new album from two-time Grammy nominee and multi Blues Music Award winning guitarist Duke Robillard. In addition to the CD release, Calling All Blues will also be available as a 180-gram premium vinyl LP. The first 1000 LP copies of the new album will include a special song notes insert signed and numbered by Duke, himself. The new album was produced by Duke Robillard and recorded/mixed by John Paul Gauthier at Lakewest Recording in West Greenwich, read more

'My Name Is New York' Deluxe Collection Celebrates Woody Guthrie's New York
26.07.2014 What some people know about Woody Guthrie is filtered through a reputation as America's wandering folk singer, but for 27 years New York City was the place he called home. His career is almost inseparable from the city: Woody Guthrie wrote over 600 songs here - including "This Land Is Your Land, " "Tom Joad, " and "Hard Travelin'" - and raised his family in a variety of locations around Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn. read more

Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival Returns To Charleston October 11-12
26.07.2014 Crowned the "Best Music Concert" for three years running by Charleston City Paper readers, Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival returns to Charleston, SC's Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12. read more

Patterson Blues Festival
25.07.2014 The annual Patterson Blues Festival features some of the best in southern blues, soul, and r&b acts locally from Tennessee as well as regional southeast acts. The 2014 festival features headliner touring act Sol Roots, Tennessee's r&b act Al Rich, harmonica master James Eddie, and more and occurs on Saturday July 26. read more

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Ethiopian Pianist Girma Yifrashewa Live Concert at Bethesda, Maryland
27.07.2014 The first Ethiopian classical pianist and composer and internationally renowned Girma Yifrashewa will perform at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club in Bethesda, Maryland on July 30th to celebrate the release of his new solo piano album, Love and Peace, . read more

Mayimba Music Releases Laura Dreyer's Vida. Arte. Amor. - A Brazilian Journey
24.07.2014 Laura Dreyer, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, has established herself as a vital member of the New York jazz scene. Always drawn to Brazilian music, the composer, educator and multi-instrumentalist created a "latinized" fusion incorporating elements of jazz, funk, and rock. Dreyer was a founding member and contributing arranger for the big band DIVA. In this capacity, she worked with luminaries Dave Brubeck, Rosemary Clooney, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Slide Hampton and Clark Terry, among others. read more

Treasures Of Venezuela's Musical Heritage
12.07.2014 Serenata Guayanesa is much more than a music group: For over 40 years, it has been a cultural and social force in Venezuela. On September 2, 2014, Smithsonian Folkways will release 'Canta con Venezuela, ' a selection of newly recorded classics that exemplify why Venezuelans embrace Serenata Guayenesa and its music as part of themselves. read more

Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña To Release Their Newest Salsa Duro Album
11.07.2014 The best music is that which reaches beyond its original genre. It can move people deeply, even when the composer and listener are separated by oceans. Such a work is the latest release by Marlow Rosado, "Salsanimal." With over two decades' experience in the music industry, Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and producer Marlow Rosado has developed a powerful portfolio working with many of the top artists in the Latin recording industry. From salsa to rock, from merengue to hip-hop, from bachata to reggaeton, producer, composer, and pianist Marlow Rosado has had his musical hand in all of it. read more

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