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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

Patrizia The Sultry Lady of Jazz Autumn in the Key of Jazz Tour
23.07.2014 Patrizia The Sultry Lady of Jazz, international award winning jazz vocalist, recording artist, composer, set to launch her 2014 fall tour Autumn in the Key of Jazz, named after her upcoming single, "Autumn in the Key of Jazz" debuting on the tour, on Thursday September 25th 8PM, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage. Patrizia The Sultry Lady of Jazz fans (Patrizia Sultry Jazz Fans), have long been awaiting a new fall tour since the conclusion of her extremely successful fall tour in 2012, earning her a 3rd Best Jazz Vocalist Award, read more

Jordan Pettay At Moscow 57 & Alfonso Vilallonga At The Cutting Room
22.07.2014 Jordan Pettay At Moscow 57 Jazz saxophone player Jordan Pettay, who appears regularly on Friday nights at 10pm at Moscow 57 on Delancey, the Russian Central Asian boite with live music nightly, will be performing with her band on Friday, July 25th at 10pm. The other members of her band are David Linard on keyboard, Jimmy MacBride on drums andLuke Sellick on bass. read more

Swingin' in the Fens with Ron Mahdi Rescheduled for July 23
22.07.2014 Looks like summertime brings us rain as well! Well never fear, the music's still here! Originally supposed to be held last week, Swingin' in the Fens featuring Ron Madhi has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 23rd! Held annually in the Fenway neighborhood, this year's Swingin' in the Fens concert will feature Berklee alumnus and professor Ron Mahdi. As a bassist, recording artist, and clinician, Mahdi has performed with a myriad of incredible artists like Kevin Eubanks '79, Roy Hargrove, Stanley Jordan, and the man Chet Baker himself! Mahdi has also toured Europe, Asia, Central America, read more

Kevin Mahogany Headlines South Bend Jazz Festvial August 16th
21.07.2014 We are proud to announce the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genre. Performing are Headliner Kevin Mahogany; Turkish guitar sensation Ondor Facon with strings; read more

Frank Vignola's Guitar Night at The Cutting Room
21.07.2014 The Cutting Room Presents: Frank Vignola's Guitar Night, Tue, July 29th, 2014. Featuring 23 year old Finiish guitar sensation Olli Soikkeli, Frank Vignola, Vinny Raniolo and violinist extraordinaire Jason Anick. Just Added Very Special Guest Al Caiola read more

Bob Rodriguez at Somethin” Jazz Club
21.07.2014 Bob Rodriguez - Tuesday, July 22nd - at Somethin' Jazz Club (212 East 52nd Street, 3rd Floor, (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York NY 10022). 7:00~8:45 pm. Bob Rodriguez-piano, Steve LaSpina-bass, Bill Tesar-drums. "The end product is an intriguing trio sound that is, largely, unlike anything on the scene". **** Will Smith, DownBeat Magazine read more

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Iowa Blues Solo Duo competition July 27
23.07.2014 The Mississippi Valley Blues Society presents the 2014 Iowa Solo/Duo Blues Challenge Preliminary Round to be held July 27 at The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf, IA. Four Solo/Duo groups will compete starting at 4:00 p.m. read more

The New Album By The Bluesman Rudy Rotta: The Beatles Vs The Rolling Stones
20.07.2014 Fifty years on from the first Rolling Stones record and the landing in America of both bands, Rudy Rotta presents "The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones, " a precious album that collects and compares the music, the history and the rivalry, true or assumed, between the two iconic bands that have moved and revolutionized the music that preceded them. read more

Unsigned Bands Invited to Take Part on First Progstravaganza CD Edition
17.07.2014 In August 2010, Prog Sphere started a compilation series called Progstravaganza. Almost four years later, with 19 released editions (the 20th part will be released by the end of July), with over 430 bands and more than 50, 000 downloads, Prog Sphere is compiling the first physical edition of the series. Prog Sphere invites unsigned bands from all around the world to take part on the physicalProgstravaganza edition. In addition to the feature on the sampler, the selected bands will receive special treatment on Prog Sphere's main website through interviews, reviews, special articles, read more

Blues guitarist Johnny Winter dies at 70
17.07.2014 American blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter died Wednesday in a hotel room in Switzerland, his representative said Thursday. He was 70. "His wife, family and bandmates are all saddened by the loss of their loved one and one of the world's finest guitarists, " his spokeswoman, Lori Haynes, said. read more

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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

Brazilian Music ­ It Is Time To Learn More!!!!
08.07.2014 Pianist, Arranger, Composer and Educator Antonio Adolfo presents Master Class PHRASING IN BRAZILIAN MUSIC, this Saturday, 11:30 AM at Michiko Studios, NYC(149, West 46th St (second floor)New York, NY 10036). The master class will focus on different Brazilian music styles, with their characteristics, including phrasing. General concepts as well as particular ones will be approached throughout demonstration, using different instruments. read more

Withinspirations with Michael TA Thompson, TAYUTAPilgrim & Amir Bey's Playable Arts Tues 7/1
29.06.2014 Withinspirations ~musicians inspire artists who inspire musicians~ featuring Michael TA Thompson, TAYUTAPilgrim & Amir Bey's playable arts. Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at Casa Frela Gallery ( 47 West 119th Street, NYC (between 5th Ave. & Lenox Ave.) (Saco Yasuma) 7:00 – 7:30 pm Masa "Yasbei" Yamaguchi (Percussion) Michael T.A. Thompson (Percussion) with Astrologos by Amir Bey. 7:40 – 8:30 pm TAYUTAPilgrim Masa "Yasbei" Yamaguchi (Vocals, Percussion, Guitar) HIRONO (Vocals, Percussion) read more

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