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Jazz Road Tour - Kristina Koller Presents Cole Porter Re-Imagined
04.08.2021 With the support of a Jazz Road Tour grant from the South Arts organization, jazz artist Kristina Koller will be premiering music from her latest music project 'Cole Porter Re-Imagined' in a 4 city Midwest tour in September. read more

Rebecca Angel Love Life Choices CD Release Show Sunday, August 10TH 8PM @ DROM NYC
02.08.2021 REBECCA ANGEL "LOVE LIFE CHOICES" Artist: REBECCA ANGEL Title: LOVE LIFE CHOICES Artist Website: Release Date: June 11, 2021 Label: Timeless Grooves Records Catalog Number: RA 360 UPC Code: 65850036003 read more

LYLE MAYS (Pat Metheny Group) Releases Final, Posthumous Musical Offering 'EBERHARD'
02.08.2021 11-Time Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Pianist LYLE MAYS (Pat Metheny Group) Releases Final, Posthumous Musical Offering EBERHARD CD, VINYL, DIGITAL FORMATS AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE ON AUGUST 27, 2021. EBERHARD IS AN INDEPENDENT RELEASE. WWW.LYLEMAYS.COM The Lyle Mays Estate is elated to announce the release of a thirteen-minute "mini symphony" entitled Eberhard—a composition completed by Mays in 2009 for the Zeltsman Marimba Festival, and recorded in the months before his passing on February 10, 2020, with a slate of notable names in jazz including Bill Frisell, Alex Acuña, and Bob Sheppard. read more

Jazz & Blues Florida August 2021 Issue Now Available for FREE Download or Online Reading
01.08.2021 The August issue of Jazz & Blues Florida has been posted (1st issue of YEAR 16!) at for online reading or download. This month's main feature is Victor Wainwright who will be touring Florida this month to present his newest release. read more

Peter Sprague’s Rendezvous In Realtime live in concert
31.07.2021 Peter Sprague's Rendezvous In Realtime live in concert 8/1/2021 at 7:30pm PDT SpragueLand Studio Encinitas, CA 92024 U.S.A Guitarist Peter Sprague leads this unique group featuring Bridget Dolkas on violin, Lars Hoefs on cello, Duncan Moore on percussion, and Sprague on the twin neck guitar. read more

Brazilian Bassist Ilana Lipsztein - New Single - Life Without You Released Today - July 30th!
30.07.2021 About: Life Without You is about the emptiness left behind when you lose someone you love. We have all experienced times when we have no choice but to be strong and move forward. The song takes us on a heart beating journey through the seasons of grief. The Latin American pulse and rock n roll flavor, set the tone while lyrics flow effortlessly and take us to a place we all know too well. read more

30.07.2021 On Saturday September 11th 2021, acclaimed guitarist, songwriter and composer GARY LUCAS celebrates 40 years of innovative music with an all-star show at NYC's LE POISSON ROUGE. Lucas will perform solo, in duo format, and with his longtime jazz-rock supergroup GODS AND MONSTERS, featuring ERNIE BROOKS (Modern Lovers) bass, JERRY HARRISON (Talking Heads) keyboards, BILLY FICCA (Television) drums, and JASON CANDLER (Hungry March Band) sax.. read more

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Columbia Pike Blues Weekend June 18-20 Vintage#18, Stacy Brooks, Sol Roots
13.06.2021 The Columbia Pike Blues Festival is one of Arlington Virginia's most highly-anticipated events. This year a hybrid three-day Columbia Pike Blues Festival Weekend (Friday to Sunday, June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2021) combines live-streaming concerts and ticketed outdoor performances designed to help get everyone back into a summer groove! read more

Watch Sol Roots Cover Grateful Dead's "Sugaree" from 'Live at The Hamilton'
22.02.2021 Sol Roots recently released a psychedelic video showcasing a unique, original, funky arrangement of Grateful Dead's "Sugaree" from the album 'Live at The Hamilton'. The live album features songs recently performed by the band in Washington, D.C. in February of 2020, just about a month before lockdown started. Live at The Hamilton features harmonica legend Phil Wiggins (of Cephas & Wiggins), drummer Eddie Christmas (of Jon Cleary, New Orleans Suspects, Eric Lindell, Anders Osborne) and Andreas Holmstrom on bass presenting an upbeat and danceable blend of funk, blues, soul and rock. read more

Gary Lover | London
21.11.2020 London-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gareth Hoskins (AKA Gary Lover) is releasing today his single "London" on all digital platforms together with a Music Video. read more

"Love in L.A." Proves Priceless for Canadian Indie Artist Alex Price
03.10.2020 Pop/R&B artist Alex Price is currently riding a wave of duo musical legacies with his latest hit single release, "Love in L.A." Representing for Canada, Price fits comfortably in the mix of the Canadian music invasion popularized by artists like Drake, read more

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Nigerian Afro-fusion act Tim Lyre shares heartfelt new single 'Real'
30.07.2021 Lagos based Afro-fusion act Tim Lyre shares his first release of 2021, 'Real'. The intensely vulnerable record, situated somewhere between neo-soul and afro-futurism, is the first single off his upcoming debut album Worry <. In 'Real', the singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer spares no use of his poetry skills as he puts pen to rhythm and carries through a slow but intentional use of distinct instruments to achieve a dynamic bop with a soulful backdrop in the tune. read more

GUAI - Brazilian Singer Releases -Capitania- Released Today - July 23rd! Featuring Cuban Pianist Victor Zamora, Ivan Lins & More!
23.07.2021 GUAI Capitania Exciting New Release! TODAY! July 23rd! Capitania is the second album in the career of Brazilian female singer GUAI. The artist sings the journey of a traveler who ventures into the unknown, leaving Brazil to venture into lands beyond the sea. A sensory album that brings original songs that praise Brazilian Music and tell about resilience, faith, courage, loneliness and storms, read more

New Release by Ches Smith's We All Break "PATH OF SEVEN COLORS" - Out On Friday 11th June 2021
04.06.2021 Ches Smith's We All Break melds elements of Haitian Vodou and contemporary jazz on groundbreaking new Path of Seven Colors The recording and accompanying film showcase the band's synergistic connection and exhilarating, alchemical mix of musical forms read more

HOMELAND - Seckou Keita Feat. Baaba Maal
03.06.2021 Baaba Maal and Seckou Keita's paths have crossed many times over the past 25 years at festivals and shared stages. They have developed a mutual respect and love for each other's music and have been talking about a collaboration for a while. They finally used the quieter time offered by the pandemic to realise their wish with HOMELAND. read more

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