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AUG. 15- Vocalist NICOLE HENRY Launches Livestream Concert Series
12.08.2020 One of the Jazz World's Most Acclaimed Vocalists, Nicole Henry, is the first performance in Music At Home: Live From Arts Garage, a livestream virtual concert series for homebound entertainment fans missing that unique live concert experience. read more

NEW RELEASE: Geof Bradfield/Ben Goldberg/Dana Hall's GENERAL SEMANTICS is out 9/18 via Delmark Records
12.08.2020 Delmark Records is proud to announce the September 18th release General Semantics, a collaboration between the renowned reedists and composers Geof Bradfield and Ben Goldberg along with percussionist Dana Hall. This release marks the debut of this exciting trio with a unique instrumentation, the confluence of reed instruments with percussion. read more

Igor Kogan - In A Big City, with special guest artist 9-time GRAMMY Award nominee jazz vocalistTierney Sutton.
12.08.2020 In a Big City is a debut studio album by Igor Kogan, composed for jazz quintet, featuring all original compositions, with special guest artist 9-time GRAMMY Award nominee jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton. read more

For Your Consideration Frank Colón “Latin Lounge” Latin Grammys "Best Instrumental Album"
11.08.2020 RELEASE DATE: JAN. 1, 2020 FRANK COLÓN "LATIN LOUNGE" Label: TECHNOPRIMAL MUSIC, UNLTD. Artist Website: www.frankcolonpercussion.com Release Date: JAN. 1, 2020 UPC Code: 194171614446 read more

MoonJune Records Annual Subscription - Leonardo Pavkovic of MoonJune Celebrating 30 Years in NYC     
11.08.2020 Dear Friends In Music MoonJune's honcho Leonardo Pavkovic is celebrating today, August-11-2020, 30 full years since his arrival in NYC from Italy, and to celebrate this Milestone, MoonJune Records is offering ANNUAL DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION for $150. read more

Vibraphonist Chien Chien Lu's Debut THE PATH out 9/23 (w/ Jeremy Pelt, Richie Goods + more)
11.08.2020 Classically trained in contemporary percussion in her native Taiwan, Chien Chien Lu, the emergent vibraphonist best known, to date, for recording and touring with the Jeremy Pelt Quintet, is excited to release The Path, her genre melding debut as a leader, on September 23. read more

JOEL FUTTERMAN: My Latest Book, CREATIVE PATTERNS, For Teachers, Students And Musicians
11.08.2020 AVAILABLE NOW My Latest Book CREATIVE PATTERNS For Teachers, Students And Musicians www.joelfutterman.com "Form and structure is a breathing thing that is growing every second we live. In this book, Joel Futterman shares some of his insight to being yourself. There are no magical scales just magical people and Joel Futterman is one of them." read more

blues and rock news

The Moore-McColl Jazz Society - Electric Fantastic
24.07.2020 On their debut album, Electric Fantastic, Beth Moore (vocals, piano, organ) and Chance McColl (electric guitar, vocals) take us on a spirited ride through jazz and blues genres. The duo came together last year to write and record a jazz album, after connecting years earlier through various projects. The result is an hour-long journey with a 2020 take on 1970s jazz organ/guitar combos. Think: "What if Groove Holmes duetted with Boogaloo Joe Jones with drums, upright bass, and a 3-part horn section?" read more

Contest Closing Tonight: Telluride Bluegrass Festival - Troubadour Competition.
04.04.2020 Telluride Bluegrass Festival will be selecting up to 10 Sonicbids artists for their annual Troubadour Competition. Finalists are awarded cash and prizes, and a chance to perform on the festival main stage on Saturday evening (still on)! read more

Jay Willie & James Montgomery "Cadillac Walk" + WORLD PREMIER VIDEO
28.03.2020 Artists may come and artists may go, but Detroit born legend James Montgomery has performed in the forefront of the blues for over four decades. In my younger days, I first saw him perform locally around the New England circuit with his own James Montgomery Band and the Shaboo Allstars. read more

Blues-Rock Sexy Sax Player/Singer Evelyn Rubio Is Crossing Borders On New CD, Due May 1st On SeaSpeed Productions Label
22.03.2020 Blues-rock sax player/vocalist Evelyn Rubio announces a May 1st release date for her new CD, Crossing Borders, on the SeaSpeed Productions label. Produced by Grammy-winner Larry Fulcher, who also contributes his dynamic bass playing to the new disc, Crossing Borders features musical contributions from a host of A-list musicians, read more

world music news

Ferdinando Arnň's new project w/ Pharoah Sanders, Samora Pinderhughes and many others
01.07.2020 F E R D I N A N D O A R N Ň PRESENTS THERE WAS AN ANGEL (Featuring Samora Pinderhughes and Precious Ebony) RELEASED BY NOISE HEROES The soulful ecstasy of Samora Pinderhughes’s angelic voice and the electrifying urban flow of New York's Queer Ballroom Scene (Precious Ebony) are the driving force behind “There Was An Angel” of the new single composed and produced by Ferdinando Arnň. read more

Lamia Bedioui & Solis Barki_Live_21_06_2020
14.06.2020 Lamia Bedioui & Solis Barki voice / percussion / didjeridoo Fin'amor "... Fin'amor is a medieval expression used by the troubadours of the 12th and the 13thCentury, meaning ideal or Perfect love. This concept means a constant desire and search for the Ideal and that is Art: a promised Land, an Utopia, a Lost Paradise…" read more

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol & Whatsnext? Present THE RISE UP (f/ Dave Liebman) - 8/21/20
09.06.2020 It's hard to find unique music nowadays. It's even harder to find unique large-ensemble music. Mehmet and his band are, in my opinion, one of the most interesting musical associations on the scene. read more

MARIA KALANIEMI & EERO GRUNDSTRÖM (FIN) - New Album MIELO
04.06.2020 Mielo (Mind) is a walk through the woods, across the water, under the dancing sky, as the honking of geese fades away into the distance. Along each path, around every turn lie strong feelings and stories which can be imagined differently by each listener. Mielo is a musical tale about growing inner wings. Two musicians travel together on the many roads of their collective imagination where the most delicate feelings transform into the thunder of the boldest soundscapes. read more


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