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Flushing Town Hall Presents "The Swinging Sounds of Coleman Hawkins" Featuring Lew Tabackin and His Ensemble
26.09.2022 On Friday, October 14th, Flushing Town Hall will present "The Swinging Sounds of Coleman Hawkins" featuring Lew Tabackin and his ensemble. Saxophonist Lew Tabackin is one of New York City's most notable jazz musicians, whose importance was acknowledged this summer when he was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award by The Jazz Foundation of America. On October 14th, Tabackin will pay tribute to the great Coleman Hawkins (1904 – 1969) live at the historic Flushing Town Hall theater, featuring an array of music that Hawkins himself played during his tenure with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra, recordings with Benny Goodman, Django Reinhardt, and many others. read more

'Premiere Performance' - LUNA: The Doug Beavers Latin Jazz Octet SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 7:30 PM SUNY Orange Middletown, NY
26.09.2022 Saturday, October 1 is the exact center of Hispanic Heritage Month. So, what better way to celebrate than with Latin Jazz! Come at 7:30pm to the William and Helen Richards Theatre at Orange Hall, SUNY Orange, for the premiere concert of the exciting music of LUNA: The Doug Beavers Latin Jazz Octet. In addition to the superb NYC jazz musicians of the octet is Spanish Harlem Orchestra vocalist/flutist Jeremy Bosch who joins them for this concert. read more

Kirsten Lambert CD Release w/ Chris Stamey & the Fellow Travelers Friday, October 7th 8:00 PM The Sharp Nine Gallery Durham NC
25.09.2022 Kirsten Lambert CD Release w/ Chris Stamey & the Fellow Travelers Friday, October 7th 8:00 pm Sharp Nine Gallery 4608 Industry Lane, Suite L Durham, NC 27713 read more

CLAP YOUR HANDS Presents Carlo Mombelli, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Jorge Rossy with 'Lullaby For Planet Earth'
25.09.2022 In his 40-year career as a bassist, bandleader, composer and writer, South African Carlo Mombelli, who currently lives in Johannesburg, has built bridges between genres, musicians and audiences. In addition to his more than 100 recordings, his projects include compositions for ballets and for more than 14 films, which have been shown at MOMA in New York, in Berlin, Toronto and at the Sundance Film Festival, among others. In the documentary "Sharp Sharp, " filmmaker Sylvie Coulon portrays a project of Mombelli's in which he builds instruments from recycled materials with children in workshops in Soweto and Mamelodi. read more

Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Aymée Nuviola Earn Latin GRAMMY ® Nomination for 'Live in Marciac' (5Passion)
25.09.2022 Multi-GRAMMY winning jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba and both GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winning vocalist Aymée Nuviola have received another nod from the Recording Academy, this time for their latest duo recording Live in Marciac, which is nominated for Best Traditional Tropical Album at the 2022 Latin GRAMMY Awards. read more

'HOMECOMING' FREE CONCERT and FOOD Sunday, September 25th 11:00 AM St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
25.09.2022 HOMECOMING SEPTEMBER 25th 11:00 am service at SAINT MARKS CHURCH 2nd Avenue and 10th Street Service at 11:00. features ART BARON and his wife INGVILD WAERHAUG with BIM STRASBERG read more

Marilyn Mazur’s Shamania with New Release REROOTING on Swiss Label Clap Your Hands (CYH)
25.09.2022 Her collaborations with Miles Davis, Gil Evans and Wayne Shorter established her worldwide reputation in the mid to late 1980s, as did her later career with Jan Garbarek. But even before that, drummer and composer Marilyn Mazur had realized significant projects of her own. Her Primi Band, an experimental music theater group that existed from 1978 to 1986, left such a lasting impression that the Copenhagen Jazz Festival wanted to revive the group four decades later. Unfortunately, that was not possible, but the evocative spirit of that band has been let out of the bottle again with a new project. read more

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Valleyfest features Sol Roots, La Marvela, Stacy Brooks, La Unica
22.09.2022 ValleyFest 2022 is a street festival style celebration of Arts, Business, & Community taking place on Sunday Sept 25 in Arlington, Virginia. The festival will feature musical performances from La Marvela, Stacy Brooks, La Unica, Sol Roots Trio, food trucks, delicious beer, a kids zone, and local visual artists. Entrance is free to Valley Fest for those to enjoy community arts, music, performances. Valley Fest will feature some of New District's best beers, including the newly released Octoberfest Märzen. Beer will be served both inside the brewery as well as at a special beer tent in the parking lot. Food and desert trucks will be on site with outdoor seating. We'll see you at the festival! read more

Big Time Blues on the Florida Gulf Coast at the Bradenton Blues Festival December 2, 3 & 4, 2022
19.09.2022 The Bradenton Blues Festival Weekend will be held at the Bradenton Riverwalk Pavilion at Rossi Park on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, with an outstanding lineup of talented blues musicians on the big stage. In addition to amazing music, you can purchase local craft beer and wine, delicious food, and cool festival merchandise. The weekend wraps up with a tasty and soulful Bradenton Blues Brunch prepared by award-winning Chef Paul Mattison on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. Come and experience the blues in Bradenton! read more

Gibson and Epiphone Partner with Noel Gallagher To Re-Create His Beloved Gibson 1960 ES-355 and Epiphone Riviera Guitars, Available Worldwide Today
30.08.2022 For 128 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres and has emerged as the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brand around the world. Gibson and Epiphone are proud to announce they have teamed with world renowned singer, songwriter and guitarist, Noel Gallagher to re-create his beloved 1960 Gibson ES-355 guitar read more

Muse Maya & Tino Kamal - 1UP
29.08.2022 MUSE MAYA is a rising star in the Brazilian underground music scene. Her musical universe embraces R&B, soul, rap and especially pop, with a variety of styles, inventive partnerships and a great desire to innovate. The singer lays bare her private universe, knowing the authentic power she carries as a black woman living in Brazil. read more

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23.09.2022 'Bhul Jaan Sab Gham' is the new radio single from iconic Pakistani vocalist Shafqat Amanat Ali's new album 'Shafqat Amanat Ali - Tribute to the Legends - Ghulam Ali'. The album celebrates some of the greatest 20th and 21st century Pakistani poets and lyricists, such as the stirring song 'Bhul Jaan Sab Gham' with words from one of Pakistan's leading film composers and lyricists, Khawaja Pervez. read more

Oran Etkin Open Arms Project - NYC Live Concert Premier With Special Guest Gnawa Musician Samir Langus Sept 22 Dizzy's Club Jazz at Lincoln Center
20.09.2022 Oran Etkin Open Arms Project NYC Live Concert Premier With Special Guest Gnawa Musician Samir Langus Thursday, September 22 Dizzy's Club Jazz at Lincoln Center About Open Arms Project: With Open Arms Project, Etkin flipped the traditional record-then-tour model, taking time off during his tours to live with mbira masters in Zimbabwe, create new music with Roma musicians in Czech Republic and collaborate with legendary songwriters in Rio de Janeiro and innovative composers in Paris and São Paulo. read more

Pink Moon Festival (Sept 8-11) LITZ, Living Light, Desmond Jones, Sol Roots
06.09.2022 The 9th annual Pink Moon Festival features some of the best in regional electronic, funk, rock, blues, reggae, and jam-band music. Pink Moon Festival occurs Thursday September 8 through Sunday September 11, 2022 in Monroe County, West Virginia. Performers include funk rock electronic group LITZ, dub inspired global dance Eartha Harris & Living Light, fierce soul funk guitarist/vocalist Sol Roots, American rock band Desmond Jones, rock reggae band Dale & The Z-Dubs, Appalachian roots rockers The Kind Thieves, rock'n'roll Americana band The Mighty Good Times, and many many more! read more

Charu Suri Reinvents the Classic European Waltz and more on "Ragas & Waltzes"
31.08.2022 Charu Suri, has reinvented the classic European waltz and expanded the definition of her self-defined music genre: "Raga Jazz" on her latest album, "Ragas & Waltzes". On the recording, she is the first Indian composer to work with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans by collaborating with their legendary drummer Joe Lastie. Preservation Hall inspired Suri to start her own band just four years ago. This album brings her musical inspiration and the creation of her music full circle. "Working with Joe was a dream come true" says Charu. read more

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