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Jazz & Blues Florida December 2023 Issue Posted
02.12.2023 Discover the latest scoop on Florida's vibrant jazz and blues scene with the freshly released December issue of Jazz & Blues Florida at Dive into an exciting lineup of incredible artists, both familiar and brand new. This month, catch the electrifying performances of The Shaelyn Band, Graham Wood Drout, Wayne Baker Brooks, Regina Bonelli, Eliza Neals, Larry Brown, Bill Mays, and Russ Spiegel at various venues across the state. read more

Australian Composer/Arranger Myles Wright to release "Gamer"
02.12.2023 As a 13 year old in the pre-internet era, knowing that the future of gaming was only two minutes up the road was beyond exciting. There was a significant amount of "whoa" happening when I found this out. But, having only played the NES up to this point, I didn't know what these new games would look like - or how they would sound. read more

Stephanie Nakasian Appearing at Chelsea Table + Stage Wed., December 20th 7 PM
02.12.2023 Stephanie Nakasian is an exciting, well-seasoned vocalist and master of innovative jazz improvisation, completely authentic with a fresh and vibrant sound all her own. Bringing high energy to every performance, Stephanie enthralls listeners with her pure tones and a flawless delivery, engaging them on a personal level with a love for the music that is playful, electric and spontaneous in story and song. read more

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Soundtrack, Composed by the Late Robbie Robertson
01.12.2023 Sony Music Masterworks today releases Killers Of The Flower Moon (Soundtrack From The Apple Original Film), an album of music from the Martin Scorsese film by legendary guitarist and composer Robbie Robertson. read more

Schapiro17 - Save The Date: DECEMBER 8TH!
01.12.2023 Hi friends - Schapiro17 is back at Third Street Music School, 235 East 11th St., on Friday, December 8, at 6:30. The evening is free of charge, with a suggested donation of $15. We'll be playing originals and arrangements from our first two recordings, as well as premiering new arrangements of Monk's Introspection and Horace Silver's Quicksilver. read more

Staten Island JAZZ Festival 35 | Friday, December 15, 2023
01.12.2023 Legendary Saxophonist Billy Harper to Perform at Universal Temple of the Arts' Staten Island JAZZ Festival 35 In his early recordings and performances with leaders such as Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, Max Roach, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis and Gil Evans, during the 60s and 70s, Billy Harper already had a massive sound on the tenor saxophone, combining John Coltrane's spiraling intensity with a bluesy brawn that pointed back to his Texas origins. read more

Danette McMahon most recognized from the movie Powder, releases her album No More Excuses
30.11.2023 From the moment seven-year-old Danette McMahon's voice echoed through a microphone in Cleveland, Texas, it was clear that her star was pointed towards music. Her childhood was a symphony of evolving talents; from mastering the clarinet in junior high to enchanting audiences with her voice. Danette's musical journey was marked by pivotal choices, such as turning down an invitation from The University of Texas to join their marching band and instead accepting a scholarship at Houston Baptist University for music and drama. read more

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Australia's Americana Artist Colin Lillie Releases "Grandfather's Country"
23.11.2023 Colin Lillie, Australia's Americana and soul singer-songwriter, releases his new single and music video, "Grandfather's Country." This timeless song pays homage to Australia's indigenous roots and offers a profound connection to the earth. read more

CHRISTIE'S PRESS RELEASE: The Mark Knopfler Guitar Collection - London, 31 January 2024
21.11.2023 Breaking news for music aficionados, fans and collectors around the globe: Christie's will auction guitars from the personal collection of music legend Mark Knopfler, the celebrated singer-songwriter, guitar hero and frontman of the iconic British band, Dire Straits, on 31 January 2024 in London. read more

Epiphone and Blues-Rock Powerhouse Jared James Nichols Unveil “Blues Power” Les Paul Custom, Available Worldwide
14.11.2023 For 150 years, Epiphone has been a leading innovator in instrument design. By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into the future, Epiphone has set the stage for the next era of sound for present and future generations. Epiphone is proud to announce the new Jared James Nichols "Blues Power" Les Paul Custom, available worldwide now via read more

A Timeless Anthem of Awakening and Cultural Reverence
08.11.2023 Colin Lillie, Australia's Americana and soul singer-songwriter, releases his new single and music video, "Grandfather's Country." This timeless song pays homage to Australia's indigenous roots and offers a profound connection to the earth. read more

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Composers Concordance Centuries Trio & Friends
02.12.2023 A a new take on the classical piano trio line up. Performing music from every century. Friday, December 22nd, 2023 at 7pm Kostabi World 225 W 22nd St, NYC Composers: George Frideric Handel, Mark Kostabi, José Marin, W. A. Mozart, Gene Pritsker, Steve Sandberg read more

LINA_'s New Single O Que Temo E O Que Desejo – What I Fear & What I Desire
28.11.2023 Two of the most expressive vocalists of the Iberian Peninsula: Spain's Rodrigo Cuevas and Portugal's LINA_ perform together on the new single 'O Que Temo E O Que Desejo' – What I Fear & What I Desire. This is the second single ahead of LINA_'s new album, "Fado Camões", to be released worldwide on 19 January 2024 on the German label Galileo Music. read more

Composers Concordance Generations XIII
20.11.2023 New Music for Mezzo Soprano and Guitar Performed by Bowers-Fader Duo Featuring the Winners of the Generations XIII Composition Competition: Tianyi Zhao and Paul Salerni Composers: Natasha Bogojevich, Victoria Bond, Dan Cooper, Shanan Estreicher, Mark Kostabi, Eugene W. McBride, Gene Pritsker, Faye-Ellen Silverman, Roger Tréfousse Performers: Bowers-Fader Duo: Jessica Bowers - mezzo soprano Oren Fader - guitar read more

The Gurdjieff Ensemble, Levon Eskenian releases: 'Zartir'
17.11.2023 A new program and album recorded, to be released on ECM Records in 2023: "Zartir", the title of a song from Paghtasar Dpir, a 17th century Armenian poet and musician, means to wake up from your royal slumber. This new program, from the Gurdjieff Ensemble, includes new arrangements of G.I.Gurdjieff's movements in music, hymns and prayers, as well as culturally significant songs from across three centuries: read more

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