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Charlotte Greve | Sediments We Move
15.10.2021 German-born, Brooklyn based composer Charlotte Greve is releasing today her debut solo album "Sediments We Move" via New Amsterdam & figureight records read more

André Carvalho, "Lost In Translation"
15.10.2021 Born in Lisbon, André Carvalho is a Portuguese jazz bassist and composer, based in New York. His compositions are described by AllAboutJazz.com as "gentle beauty that brings you back to repeat listens" and by Jazz.pt as "so diverse as consistent, that confirms the predicates of a musician with much to enrich . read more

Crossover Media
15.10.2021 LOVE FOR SALE, the new collaborative album from Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, will be released on October 1st via Columbia Records/Interscope Records. This historic album will be Tony's last studio recording, showcasing the Cole Porter songbook of classic popular music with both duet and solo selections from both artists. read more

STACI GRIESBACH PRESENTS GEORGE JONES SONGBOOK IN BROOKLYN
15.10.2021 Celebrate the Music of George Jones as Vocalist Staci Griesbach Honors the Late Country Music Icon's 90th Birthday with songs from her Jazz Tribute Album MY GEORGE JONES SONGBOOK live in performance on Friday, Oct 15 at 8:00 pm at The Jalopy Theater in Brooklyn, NY. read more

Juno Award-Winning Bassist Dave Young Presents New Record Mantra, due out November 5 via Modica Music
15.10.2021 Modica Music is delighted to announce the November 5 release of Mantra, the latest album from Canadian bassist and Juno award-winning member of the Order of Canada, Dave Young. read more

OUT FRIDAY: Pianist Alex Brown's THE DARK FIRE SESSIONS
15.10.2021 Alex Brown is an electrifying rising artist in the New York Jazz scene, whose vision, musicality, and abilities as both a pianist and composer have aptly lauded him with praise from Downbeat Magazine, read more

Mosaic Records x Dot Time Records Announce 6-CD Boxed Set: 'Lennie Tristano Personal Recordings 1946 - 1970' (November 15, 2021)
14.10.2021 Dot Time Records and Mosaic Records, in partnership for the first time, are thrilled to announce the release of Lennie Tristano Personal Recordings 1946 – 1970. This 6-CD set, due out on November 15, chronicles over twenty years of stunning creative output from jazz luminary Lennie Tristano offering listeners the most comprehensive portrait of Tristano's musical genius available.This limited edition boxed set will be available only at www.mosaicrecords.com. read more

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Sol Roots band with guest Ron Holloway perform for Clarendon Concert Series
13.10.2021 On Wednesday Oct 13, the Sol Roots band with guest Ron Holloway (of Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Little Feat) perform for Clarendon Concert Series in Arlington, Virginia! There is a fantastic free outdoor concert coming up on Wednesday October 13 in Arlington, Virginia. The Sol Roots band with special guest, world renowned saxophonist Ron Holloway, will be performing for the Clarendon Concert Series. The band creates a blend of energetic rock, deep blues, raw funk, greasy soul, and hypnotic rhythms. read more

Sol Roots band with guest Gabe Stillman perform Sat Oct 2 at legendary JV's
29.09.2021 On Saturday Oct 2, the Sol Roots band with guest Gabe Stillman perform at the legendary JV's in Falls Church, Virginia. This special blues/soul/rock celebration will showcase world class musicians in a relaxed venue, that has been known for decades for showcasing some of the best national and regional musical talent. Sol Roots is a powerful guitarist and soul soaked vocalist who regularly brings in an incredible roster of guests to work with his band, adding excitement and diversity to each show. Previous guests have included harmonica legend Phil Wiggins (Cephas & Wiggins), saxophone master Ron Holloway (Gov't Mule, Little Feat), trombonist Lil Joe Burton (of BB King, Junior Wells), Dan Leonard (of Deanna Bogart) and many more. read more

Charlie Apicella/Jon Herington: Two Views of The Blues
26.08.2021 NYC based jazz guitarist Charlie Apicella and veteran guitar master Jon Herington of Steely Dan team up for this exclusive TrueFire collaboration. The pair break down everything you need to play blues like a pro, complete with a three episode video podcast, forty lesson videos, and an exclusive studio performance and backing track all detailing a classic F Blues. read more

21 Blue Featured in Twin Bill Concert at High Dive in Gainesville Sunday, August 22, 2021
20.08.2021 21 Blue delivers Blues for the 21st century, featuring Longineu Parsons, Ted Shumate, Lawrence Buckner, Robert Griffin and L.P.III. From Louis Armstrong, Howlin' Wolf, Miles Davis, and Jimi Hendrix, 21 Blue brings authentic low down & dirty Blues to the 21st century and beyond and meld contemporary Blues and Jazz into a rhythmic mixture that is truly unique and amazing. read more

world music news

"MPB Festival 2021" Concert Review - You can still see it online!
02.10.2021 The presentation of the first International MPB (Brazilian Popular Music) Festival on the 18th and 19th of September, 2021, marked a new era of MPB in the United States, with the participation of more than 60 artists, the festival presented by the Brazilian Music Foundation read more

Bantu Soul Single WHAT ABOUT ME by Batila
28.09.2021 WHAT ABOUT ME is a single from Berlin-based Batila's 2021 debut album TATAMANA – Hold Onto What You Love. WHAT ABOUT ME is an infectious pop song that crosses many genres and stands up as a proud Afro-beat pop song with its beautifully layered harmonies with a melodic chorus that has the strength of any Top 40 pop song: read more

Afrima 2021: Tayc, T’neeya, Ko-C, Salatiel and Franck Biyong From Cameroon backs 2 nominations each
27.09.2021 Tayc, T'neeya, Ko-C, Salatiel and Franck Biyong are Cameroonians that have backed two nominations each at the 2021 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). Other Cameroonian artists nominated include, Locko, Blanche Bailly, Tzy Panchack, Kameni & Stanley Enow, mimie, Charlotte Dipanda, Naomi Achu, Ayeah Leonnette, Montess, Mr Elad and Cleo grae, Aveiro Djess Ruth Asong and the Eyango sisters read more

SANDHYA Rocks Indie "Innocent Monster" - Goes Global - Rolling Stone India!
15.09.2021 American Artist Sandhya Balances Darkness and Mirth on Soaring Rock Album 'Innocent Monster' The Indian-origin writer and singer-pianist based out of Baltimore turns away from her previously established jazz palette but keeps things groovy. read more


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