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Bassist Leon Lee Dorsey & drummer Mike Clark present 'Cantaloupe Island' with guitarist Russell Malone, out February 17 (Jazz Avenue 1)
31.01.2023 Renowned bassist Leon Lee Dorsey continues his prolific streak with the issue of Cantaloupe Island, the latest album to be released on his Jazz Avenue 1 label and a continuation of his bountiful partnership with revered drummer Mike Clark. read more

Vocalist Danielle Wertz Presents 'Other Side', due out March 10, 2023 (Outside In Music)
31.01.2023 Outside In Music is proud to announce the March 10, 2023 release of Other Side, the stunning sophomore statement from vocalist Danielle Wertz. Wistful and highly expressive, this daring enterprise is both an immersive sensory experience and a polished showcase of Wertz's seasoned and unique artistry. read more

Buck Clayton - A Buck Clayton Jam Session Vol. 3: Jazz Party Time Chiaroscuro Records
30.01.2023 Chiaroscuro Records proudly presents A BUCK CLAYTON JAM SESSION VOLUME 3: JAZZ PARTY TIME now out This historic 1976 all-star session features a 12-piece ensemble jamming on Clayton's compositions. The group includes Harry "Sweet" Edison, Hank Jones, Lee Konitz, Vic Dickenson, and Jimmy Knepper. read more

Wolfert Brederode - Ruins and Remains, A Suite for Piano, String Quartet, and Percussion
30.01.2023 For his fourth ECM release as a leader, following the acclaimed quartet albums Currents and Post-Scriptum as well as the trio record Black Ice, Dutch pianist Wolfert Brederode introduces a very different, and very special, project. Ruins and Remains is a suite for piano, string quartet and percussion. Originally composed by Brederode in response to a commission for music to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the piece was premiered in November 2018. read more

Canadian jazz artists at Germany’s jazzahead
30.01.2023 The Canada Council in partnership with the National Arts Centre will be launching a video series on the National Arts Centre's website with performance highlights from Canadian jazz artists at Germany's jazzahead! The social media launch took place Wednesday, January 25th at 10 am EST on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The goal of this video series project is to raise awareness of this excellent initiative and these wonderful performances. read more

Carnegie Hall Presents Samora Pinderhughes and Friends The Healing Project Friday, February 10, 2023 9 PM Zankel Hall
30.01.2023 Pianist-composer Samora Pinderhughes leads world-class musicians, composers, poets, and others in a new multidisciplinary work that explores the daily realities of violence, incarceration, policing, and detention in US communities. read more

28.01.2023 "Florie, Israeli native London-‐based jazz-‐pop songstress and Franck, Cameroonian Afrolectric guitar wizard met through the Beyond Music platform founded by Tina Turner, which aim seeks to connect musicians from all genres and walks of life worldwide. read more

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New Orleans Suspects with Sol Roots The Hamilton Live
31.01.2023 On Friday February 3, the New Orleans Suspects and Sol Roots band join forces at The Hamilton Live, in Washington D.C. for a night of raw funk, deep blues, greasy soul, rock, and hypnotic rhythms! NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS "Together, the musicians produce an effervescent musical gumbo of upbeat funk, traditional R'n'B, Louisiana swamp pop, and soul-infused rumbas, all played with mature confidence..." - Blues Blast Magazine read more

Susie Blue's One Way Ticket to the Blues
24.01.2023 Solitaire Miles has a talent for lighting upon long forgotten, recherche songs and making hits out of them. Some of the best musicians in Chicago enjoy collaborating with Miles because she always finds something interesting for them to dig their chops into. Even Grammy winning artists like Howard Levy or TC Furlong have joined her band Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas taking up bygone melodies and unknown originals and making hits out of them, like the tune Blue Train from their recent same-titled release. read more

Craft Recordings announces 'Birthright: A Black Roots Music Compendium'
06.01.2023 Craft Recordings proudly announces the release of Birthright: A Black Roots Music Compendium, an expansive overview of American Black roots music. Produced by author, professor, and GRAMMY -nominated music historian Dr. Ted Olson, along with GRAMMY-winning producer, musician, and author Scott Billington, read more

The White Buffalo: East Coast U.S. Tour Kicks-Off February 10, 2023; Acclaimed New Album 'Year of the Dark Horse,' Out Now
07.12.2022 The White Buffalo's acclaimed new album Year of the Dark Horse is available everywhere via Snakefarm, . Recorded at Neon Cross studio in Nashville with producer Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Brothers Osbourne, Fidlar)-the 10-track album was and has debuted to critical praise across the globe. read more

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Steeped in North Indian Classical Tradition, Jasdeep Singh Degun's New Album: Anomaly
26.01.2023 Lie back. Surrender to the undertow. Feel yourself floating away. Submit to the beauty and sorrow, the poetry and power, of the sitar – that plucked string instrument with the long neck, pear-shaped gourd and origins in the courts of the Maharajahs of medieval India. read more

Pan-African Production Duo Montparnasse Musique Release Debut Album: Archeology
20.01.2023 Following their self-titled EP released on our Real World X imprint in 2021, pan-African production duo Montparnasse Musique have released their debut album: Archeology on Real World Records this Autumn. Out on 7th October, Archeology is a vibrant collection of tracks based in electronic music and inspired by a variety of influences from across the African continent. read more

Garifuna Jazz Vocalist at Flushing Town Hall - Sun, 12/18
08.12.2022 Аs 2022 nears its end, Flushing Town Hall will present the December concert in its popular series, Common Ground: Mini-Global Mashups, which has showcased a new, unique pairing of global artists each month of the year. On December 18, "Garifuna Meets Flamenco" offers a lively collaboration between vocalist Lucy Blanco and Flamenco duo Lisa and Josué.  read more

C'mon Tigre | Twist into any shape
06.12.2022 C'mon Tigre just won the best music video award at the London International Animation Festival 2022, against The Smile, Fleet Foxes, Gorillaz, Animal Collective, Mogwai among others. Watch now the video for "Twist Into Any Shape", a song taken from "Scenario", their latest album that was released on vinyl on September 16, 2022.  read more

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