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Rare Jazz etc. Posters For Sale
12.12.2019 Hello, poster lovers I have an assortment of Jazz posters going back to the 1980s. Rarely, scene since that period and long unavailable. I have a very limited supply of "Tribute to Spirit Billy Higgins World Stage Festival Jazz (the founder of the performance space) posters. read more

ACCIDENTAL ORCHESTRA QABBALA::ENTANGLEMENT Saturday, December 21st 8:00 PMWestbeth Community Room
11.12.2019 ACCIDENTAL ORCHESTRA QABBALA::ENTANGLEMENT-twelve compositions inspired by the Kaballah and quantum physics Four movements: Ne-tza'h, Hod, Yesod, Malkuth Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:00 PM Westbeth Community Room 155 Bank Street New York, NY 10014 read more

Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Ellen Edwards Teams Up With Top New York Studio And Jazz Musicians To Create A New York Session.
11.12.2019 Singer-songwriter Ellen Edwards is based in Atlanta, Georgia where she performs regularly for enthusiastic crowds and recorded her first three albums. A New York Session is a bit of a departure for her, not in quality but in geography. read more

Dave Liebman's New Album "EARTH" with Expansions due out 2/7/20 on Whaling City Sound
11.12.2019 Whaling City Sound is pleased to present Earth, the latest release from world-renowned saxophonist and composer Dave Liebman, out February 7. Thematically, Earth is Dave Liebman's plea for the planet. read more

Elsa Nilsson Echoes & Illuminates the Chants of a Nation on HINDSIGHT, out 2/21/20
10.12.2019 Sweden-native, New York City-based flutist and composer Elsa Nilsson is proud to announce the February 21st release of Hindsight, her third album as a leader. Hindsight is a direct reaction to the result of the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the issues that have manifested since; it is a ten-track collection of resistance compositions, embedded with the rhythmic chants of a nation. The Elsa Nilsson Quartet features Jeff McLaughlin on guitar, Alex Minier on bass and Cody Rahn on drums/percussion. read more

Dave Stryker Quartet featuring Warren Wolf Appearing at The Jazz Standard 1/24–1/26 2020
10.12.2019 In 2013, Dave Stryker hit on an album concept based on instrumental interpretations of classic r&b and pop tunes from his high school years in Omaha, Nebraska. The album, entitled Eight Track, proved to be a career breakthrough for the guitarist some three decades after his entry into bigtime jazz as a sideman with organist Jack McDuff. read more

Ben Cassara Quintet with special guest Jonathan Russell Jazz at Kitano Wednesday, December 11th Sets 8 & 10 PM
09.12.2019 Ben Cassara Quintet with special guest Jonathan Russell Jazz at Kitano Wednesday, December 11th Sets 8 & 10 pm One of the most engaging vocalists around….always in evidence a strong jazz influence in his vocalizing and choice of material. Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz read more

blues and rock news

Taj Mahal and Jackson Browne Celebrate Mose Allison.
30.10.2019 Fat Possum Records releases two newly-recorded Mose Allison tracks from IF YOU'RE GOING TO THE CITY: A Tribute to Mose Allison out November 29. Grammy-Award winner and blues mainstay Taj Mahal has recorded "Your Mind is on Vacation, " while mulitplatinum singer/songwriter Jackson Browne puts his spin on "If You Live." read more

Booker T. Jones Announces New Album Note By Note(Edith Street Records) Out November 1
19.10.2019 Legendary musician, songwriter and producer Booker T. Jones has announced a new album: Note By Note (Edith Street Records) will be released on November 1. Note By Note is a musical companion to Booker T. Jones' soon-to-be-released memoir, Time Is Tight, out October 29 on Little, Brown and Company. read more

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

world music news

Jerry Garcia Foundation Launches New Independent Music Label: Only Love Records
24.11.2019 The Jerry Garcia Foundation launched its Only Love Records music label in a collaborative project with Seven Seas Music to benefit the American Himalayan Foundation. The label's first album titled, Annapurna's Song, Music of the Himalayas is a unique selection of music by a variety of artists from the Himalayan region. read more

OUT NOW: Yasser Tejeda & Palotré Revitalize Dominican Folkloric Music on 'Kijombo'
21.11.2019 "New York-based singer Yasser Tejeda and his band Palotré unearth the musical roots of his Dominican Republic in "Nuestras Raíces, " the lead single from Kijombo" – Pamela Bustios/ Billboard read more

"Choro Festival 2019 " November 13th - 8PM - Opera Center America
24.10.2019 Brazilian Music Foundation is proud to present its 5th-Annual International Choro Festival in the City of New York . "Samba-Choro" with a lineup of very talented musicians and a variety of interesting performances. Join us November 13th! read more

New Sultans of String Single "I Am A Refugee" - feat Ifrah Mansour
21.10.2019 Sultans of String welcome Somali artist Ifrah Mansour with open arms in their new single I Am A Refugee. The gorgeous and heart-gripping collaboration with the esteemed poet, multimedia artist, and refugee is part of the Juno-winning world music collective's ambitious seventh album Refuge. Set for release in spring 2020, the historic album spotlights talents that have come to Canada and the U.S. as immigrants and refugees. read more

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