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Newvelle Records Exclusive Box Set Featuring Jack DeJohnette, Don Friedman, Noah Preminger and More
06.12.2016 We set out to build a series of records, of all new music, that cuts no corners sonically or artistically. Built on a model that treats musicians right and uses the full available canvas of vinyl to make something unique and beautiful. And with your help and the incredible, generous artistic contributions of photographer Bernard Plossu and poet Tracy K. Smith we've produced our first series of vinyls that we are incredibly proud of. Our model is based on building an exclusive community interested in hearing this music in the best possible presentation. We record at the highest possible level and pay our musicians upfront. read more

New Book Bob Porter "Soul Jazz"
06.12.2016 Soul Jazz is a history of jazz and its reception in the black community in the period from the end of World War II until the end of the Vietnam War. Previous histories reflect the perspective of an integrated America, yet the United States was a segregated country in 1945. The black audience had a very different take on the music and that is the perception explored in Soul Jazz. read more

MPS Pt.4 Two month of big bands and large ensembles / Orchester Erwin Lehn, Foreign Exchange (Dec. 16th, 2016)
05.12.2016 The last two month of the year 2016 will be full of records by big bands and large ensembles. Multiple styles will be represented: From Dixieland and New Orleans sounds to soul and fusion. Check out the fourth bunch of re-issues: read more

Diane Schuur Sings With Dr Ed Calle's Mamblue Big Band
04.12.2016 Concluding Miami's South Beach Jazz Festival, the incomparable Diane Schuur, backed by Dr Ed Calle's Grammy-winning Mamblue Big Band, will perform at 4 PM on Sunday December 11. The concert will be held in the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road in South Beach. read more

Leandro Cabral Trio Releases Sophomore Album “Alfa” on Universal
03.12.2016 Pianist and composer Leandro Cabral is proud to announce today's release of "Alfa" on Universal Music, his sophomore album as a leader. On "Alfa", Cabral presents a unique palette of sound that is both grand and introspective. read more

Adagio Returns with "Life" Next Spring; "Subrahmanya" Single Available Now
02.12.2016 Taking their time to create their unique and highly personal fifth full-length album, it has been 7 years since Adagio's last studio release Archangels in Black. "The impetus behind the band's dormancy spanning almost a decade was our commitment to doing justice to our material, " says guitarist Stéphan Forté. "To release the album in an incomplete or premature state would be a disservice to the music, the band, and most of all, to the fans." read more

Dave Chamberlain’s Band Of Bones Presents “Danceable Duke” With Mercedes Ellington
02.12.2016 Dave Chamberlain's BAND of BONES presents "DANCEABLE DUKE" the music of Ellingtonia (Duke, Strayhorn, and Tizol) Featuring Dancer/Choreographer MERCEDES ELLINGTON read more

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Paul Nelson Releases New Album “Badass Generation”
04.12.2016 Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar legend Paul Nelson has released his new album "Badass Generation" to critical acclaim! Grammy winning guitarist Paul Nelson was Johnny Winter's protege guitarist in the Johnny Winter Band. read more

Blues In Spacе at Rockwood Music Hall 12/11/16
01.12.2016 Blues in Space is both everything and nothing one might expect from an electric cello trio in the 21st century… Not quite being able to describe them is perhaps the best part. Their sound reflects their vast musical references ranging from serial composers, to free-jazz improvisers, to rebellious art-rockers. Led by New York City based cellist and composer Rubin Kodheli, Blues in Space is best appreciated live. read more

John Mayall returning to Archa
25.11.2016 Blues legend John Mayall will be coming to divadlo Archa in Prague on May 2, 2017. The 82-year-old guitarist will be on an extensive European tour called Livin' & Lovin' the Blues. read more

Bonnie Raitt Announces 'Dig In Deep' Tour To Continue Into 2017
12.11.2016 2016 has been a tremendous year for Bonnie Raitt following the release of her twentieth album 'Dig In Deep' (Redwing Records) and over 75 tour dates worldwide. To kick off her 2017 World Tour in support of 'Dig In Deep', Raitt announced a string of six shows in February and two in March read more

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Clinard Dance's Flamenco Quartet Project With Guest Artist Jose Moreno
26.11.2016 Clinard Dance presents: Flamenco Quartet Project, an "Exploration of New Exponents in Flamenco" on Friday, December 2, 7:30 p.m. at Instituto Cervantes Chicago, 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL. read more

Pablo Ziegler And Christopher O’Riley – Tango Nuevo
17.11.2016 Sheen Center Classical Series presents November 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm Pablo Ziegler And Christopher O’Riley – Tango Nuevo The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture 18 Bleecker St New York, NY 10012 "Ziegler... plays straight from the beating, bleeding heart of nuevo tango, with its Argentinian mix of swagger and sweetness." - The Guardian read more

World Music Guitarist Lawson Rollins Muses Time On "3 Minutes To Midnight"
06.11.2016 Three minutes to midnight. Time is lapsing. What would you do with the final moments of your day? Award-winning world beat guitarist Lawson Rollins pondered that question as he entered the recording studio to craft his seventh album, "3 Minutes to Midnight, " which will be released on January 20 via the Infinita Records label. read more

"The Sounds Of Choro In The City Of Jazz"
02.11.2016 On November 5th & 7th, 2016, those who appreciate the genuine sound of Brazilian instrumental music will have the opportunity to enjoy the Second International Choro Festival in the City of New York. read more

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