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Sumitra's "Bittersweet" Features Brian Blade & Carlitos del Puerto - Out 9/13
18.07.2019 Vocalist and pianist Sumitra is thrilled to announce the September 13th release of Bittersweet, her fourth album as a leader. Joined by master bassist Carlitos del Puerto and iconic drummer Brian Blade, Sumitra reveals herself as a multi-dimensional artist – a vocalist, pianist, lyricist, composer and arranger. read more

A Tribute to Howard Johnson - September 18 - Merken Hall - Special Guests
18.07.2019 InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 gala celebration, A Tribute to Howard Johnson, at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall, September 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm. The special event will honor the musical legend, who, in his five-decade career, has played alongside luminaries in multiple genres and pioneered the voice of the tuba in jazz read more

Spirit of Woodstock - 3 Days of Peace & Music in Brooksville FL August 16-18, 2019
18.07.2019 Friday thru Sunday, August 16-18, 2019 Spirit of Woodstock at Sertoma Youth Ranch 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 FEATURED ARTISTS*: The Hummingbirds Russ Bowers Isn't Dead Yet Tony Tyler Trance Cadillac Cowboys Bus Fulla Monkeys LC Williams & the Driver Kettle of Fish Alex Lopez Xpress Band Uncle John's Band read more

9th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival Aug 31 & Sept 1 High Point NC
18.07.2019 The 9th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival will bring an array of superstars and Grammy Award winning artists whose music ranges from contemporary and mainstream jazz, to authentic salsa and bonafide blues. read more

Deana Martin Appearing at HERB ALPERT’S VIBRATO July 23, 24 & 25 Show Time 8:00PM
17.07.2019 Deana Martin is a world-class entertainer who is equally comfortable with a celebrated symphony, at a legendary concert hall or on an intimate cabaret stage with a swinging jazz quintet. She's a New York Times best-selling author, a gifted actor, a vocalist of incredible depth and passion and a licensed pilot. When talent is part of the family pedigree it can sometimes be difficult for an artist to forge an individual path, Deana Martin has successfully navigated that tricky terrain. read more

Augie Haas Dream A Little Dream CD Release Party Wednesday, September 4th Birdland Theater Shows 7 & 9:45 PM
17.07.2019 Augie Haas Dream A Little Dream CD Release Party Wednesday, September 4th Birdland Theater 315 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 Joined by a lush string section and a versatile rhythm section, Haas brings out the beauty and joy of the songs both instrumentally and vocally read more

This Weekend: Jason Marsalis and the 21st Century Trad Band @ Jazz Forum
17.07.2019 Jason Marsalis and the 21st Century Trad Band FRI & SAT • JULY 19 & 20 7 & 9:30 PM Jason Marsalis is an American jazz drummer, vibraphonist and percussionist and the son of pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis and his wife Dolores, and the youngest sibling of Wynton, Branford and Delfeayo. Together, the four brothers and their patriarch Ellis, comprise New Orleans venerable first family of jazz. read more

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Spirit of Woodstock - Peace & Music in Brooksville FL at Sertoma Youth Ranch August 16-18, 2019
21.06.2019 Friday thru Sunday, August 16-18, 2019 Spirit of Woodstock at Sertoma Youth Ranch 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 FEATURED ARTISTS*: The Hummingbirds Russ Bowers Isn't Dead Yet Tony Tyler Trance Cadillac Cowboys Bus Fulla Monkeys LC Williams & the Driver Kettle of Fish Alex Lopez Xpress Band Uncle John's Band Yesterdayze Moonflower-The Spirit of Santana Peace of Woodstock read more

New release: Plastic Dolls - I Don't Sing The Blues (single)
04.06.2019 Plastic Dolls resonate again Plastic Dolls is a brand new band which had a life before. Reincarnation of legendary Amsterdam based rock duo, "the predecessors of White Stripes". Released four albums in the 80s before splitting up and concentrating on music for film and television. Songs about Blues, Baseball and other Bitches. read more

Catfood Records Will Release Award-Winning Blues Singer-Guitarist Zac Harmon’s Label Debut CD, Mississippi Bar BQ, On July 19
26.05.2019 Catfood Records announces a July 19 release date for award-winning blues singer-guitarist Zac Harmon's label debut CD, Mississippi Bar BQ. Produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (Santana, Steve Ray Vaughan, and Journey) and recorded at Sonic Ranch read more

Babylon A.D. Frontman Derek Davis Releases New Single/Video “Mississippi Mud;” Announces June 1st Album Release
21.05.2019 Check out the new release from Derek Davis, songwriter and frontman for former Arista Records and Frontiers Records recording artists Babylon A.D. On his latest solo release Derek Davis weaves early Delta Blues, Americana, Folk, Hillbilly Twang, Southern Rock, Traditional and Jump Blues all into one. read more

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Flushing Town Hall to Present Bulla en el Barrio on July 21
16.07.2019 On Sunday, July 21, Flushing Town Hall will welcome the women of bullerengue with Bulla en el Barrio, a New York-based group that endeavors to share the powerful messages of the folkloric Afro-Colombian music and dance tradition with diverse audiences. read more

BMI to Present The “Verano Alternativo” Showcase In Support of LAMC
02.07.2019 WHO: BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.), to present "Verano Alternativo" showcase to kick off The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), featuring performances by Cable Head, CRISTNA, Sophy Mell, Sebastián Otero, Jona Camacho and Nohemy. read more

INCENDIO IS A BAND FULL OF GUITAR MAESTROS AND SONGWRITING TALENT
25.06.2019 INCENDIO SUMMONING THE MUSE Incendio has once again summoned the muse and created a new album of incendiary, passionate, breath-taking, original music. Appropriately-titled Summoning the Muse, the recording features all the beloved attributes of this Latin-based world-fusion band - exemplary guitar playing, catchy melodies, dynamic arrangements and fiery performances. Incendio has legions of fans throughout the United States from two decades of extensive touring and they have a strong international audience from their previous eight best-selling albums. read more

Flushing Town Hall Will Swing Into Summer With Outstanding Jazz, World Music, Drumming, Dance and Family Performances
20.06.2019 Flushing Town Hall will keep the summer doldrums at bay with a breadth of global music, family programs, exhibitions, jazz and workshops this July and August. The global arts venue will present over 25 programs to entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds. read more


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