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Metropolitan Room Presents An evening of acoustic jazz The John Ambrosini Quartet
01.10.2014 Metropolitan Room Presents An evening of acoustic jazz with the The John Ambrosini Quartet (John Ambrosini - piano, Massimo Biolcati- bass, Ferenc Nemeth – drums, Joel Frahm - saxes). Friday October 3, 2014. Metropolitan Room - Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Cabaret: 34 West 22nd St., New York, NY 10010 read more

Peter Cincotti at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
01.10.2014 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, infusing each new song he writes with originality and startling energy. read more

Jazz Connect Conference Early-Bird Rate Extended by One Week
01.10.2014 Early-Bird Registration Rate of Just $75 Extended Until October 8. Sessions at Jazz Connect Conference on January 8-9, 2015 to include a session submitted by the community Due to the high demand for registration, the organizers of the Jazz Connect Conference have decided to extend the early bird registration rate of only $75 by one week to October 8, 2015. read more

ES2 October 9 - Trumpets Jazz Club
01.10.2014 ES2 (Erick Storckman and Eliot Smith) at Trumpets Thursday, October 9th, Sets @ 7:30 and 9:15 pm. Featuring Erick Storckman - trombone Eliot Smith - keyboard/piano Cliff Lyons - Tenor Sax Jack Broad - Guitar Andy Eulau - Bass Scott Neumann - Drums read more

‘Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression’ 5-CD Singles Box Set
30.09.2014 Blue Note Records' 75th anniversary celebrations continue in full swing. In addition to fall releases from Jason Moran, Otis Brown III, and Kandace Springs, as well as the continuation of the label's successful vinyl reissue series, Blue Note/UMe will release a new label-spanning 5-CD singles box set as a companion piece to a new hardcover book, both titled Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression. The book and 75-track singles collection are both available now for preorder ahead of their November 4 release. read more

Stephanie Jordan kicks off Gentilly Fest 2014
30.09.2014 The 7th annual Gentilly Fest begins on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm with a kick-off concert sponsored by Capital One Bank and will feature New Orleans jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan. The three day free festival will be held on October 10th, 11th and 12th and is located at Pontchartrain Park playground at the corner of Press and Prentiss Drive. This year the festival will celebrate all things New Orleans by showcasing many of the city's great musicians. Stephanie Jordan is consistently praised for her poise, elegance, and soulful articulation. read more

Singer Geoff Mcbride at Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea
29.09.2014 Singer Geoff Mcbride from NBC's "The Voice" at Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea, Fri/Sat Oct 3-4, 8 & 10PM. You've heard Geoff McBride wow the judges and audience on NBC's megahit "The Voice." Now the multi-talented pop-soul singer is taking his 'Journey To The Soul' read more

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Duffy Kane Touring & Releasing New Album Dead Man Walkin'
30.09.2014 Hailing from West Virginia, Duffy Kane is an All-American country blues-rock artist who can play the hell out of a guitar! No newcomer to the stage, Duffy has been known to keep up a grueling 250 nights-a-year touring schedule while playing festivals and sharing stages with blues greats such as Johnny Winter, Big Jack Johnson, Tino Gonzales, Debbie Davies and The Nighthawks. read more

David Maxwell’s Three Generations of Boogie Woogie and Blues Piano
29.09.2014 David Maxwell's Three Generations of Boogie Woogie and Blues Piano, with Chase Garrett, Scott Staton and David Maxwell. Saturday, October 18, 7:30 pm. Tickets: $20. Regattabar at the Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, Cambridge. David Maxwell, hailed as one of the finest piano players alive, curates a night of "Boogie Woogie and Blues Piano" with his peers Scott Staton and Chase Garrett. Each will play their own set, and then they'll pair off for some duets. That amounts to a whole lot of Boogie Woogie in one night! read more

Maya Sets Release of First Ever Holiday Album: ‘A Very Maysa Christmas’
27.09.2014 Maysa is the kind of singer who takes hold of a song and enraptures her audience, as she delivers lyrics, phrases, melodies and harmonies in a way that only she can. Blessed with an instantly identifiable honey-toned mezzo-soprano and an undeniably brilliant and magnetic stage presence, Maysa's alluring vocals, candor, humor and purity as an artist make her a rarity in this business. read more

Danny B. Harvey Releases A New Album With Former Devil’s Daughter Mysti Moon
25.09.2014 Get ready to stomp along with a brand new set of recordings from veteran rockabilly guitar slinger of The Head Cat (with Lemmy & Slim Jim Phantom), 69 Cats, and The Rockats, Danny B. Harvey! The album is called Hell Cat Stomp and is an inspired collaboration between Harvey & sultry vocalist Mysti Moon, formerly of The Devil's Daughters, to be released on Cleopatra Records October 14! read more

world music news

Wouter Kellerman Making An Impact In The US
28.09.2014 Kellerman to Perform His Magical World Music at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 1st at 7PM with Trumpeter David Longoria and Will Make His Carnegie Hall Debut Saturday, October 4th with Pianist Vincent Lyn. On the heels of the success of his first #1 Billboard album, WINDS OF SAMSARA with Ricky Kej, the grand in stature flautist Wouter Kellerman continues to expand his global presence. Kellerman, whose music is a hybrid of the sounds of Jean-Pierre Rampal, Herbie Mann and Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, read more

Stella Santana Premieres Debut Song 'The Reason'
14.09.2014 Singer/Songwriter Stella Santana, daughter of legendary Grammy award-winning musician Carlos Santana, premieres her debut single "The Reason." Stella collaborated on her first ever single with famed music producer Hardy Indiigo, best known for his hit single with Madonna, "Superstar." read more

Sergio Mendes Releases Eclectic Okeh Records Debut - Magic -
14.09.2014 Magic spotlights the distinct talents of a large cast of both emerging and established Brazilian and North American musicians, vocalists, composers and producers. The eclectic line-up of multi-faceted collaborators underscores how Mendes has been so successful at forging fruitful partnerships since he emerged as a young jazz pianist in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1960s. read more

Jane Bunnett And Maqueque at Scullers Jazz Club
10.09.2014 Jane Bunnett And Maqueque Appearing at Scullers Jazz Club, Thurs., Sept 11th 8pm Celebrating The Release Of Their New JustinTime CD. Scullers #1 Jazz Club in Boston with World Class Jazz Artists; Scullers Jazz Club is Boston's Best Jazz Club located at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Boston-Cambridge Scullers Jazz Club. Celebrated jazz flutist and soprano saxophonist Jane Bunnett has introduced a lot of Great Cuban musicians to North American audiences over the past couple of decades, including Dafnis Prieto, Yosvanny Terry, Pedrito Martínez, and David Virelles. read more

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