Latest News! jazz, blues, world music
jazz news

What's Coming Up at Birdland: Jazz Programming July 4 - July 17
02.07.2022 July 4 (Monday) 7:00 - Birdland Jazz Club Anas Reno At 18 years old, Anas Reno is a graduate of Laguardia High school in drama, and just finished her freshman year in the jazz program at Suny Purchase. read more

Eric Felten Sings & Swings Fred Astaire July 2 and July 3 at Blues Alley
02.07.2022 "The Way You Look Tonight": Eric Felten and his 7-piece band swing the songs of Fred Astaire. Born in Arizona, where he learned trombone from his grandfather, Eric Felten moved to Washington, DC after college, where he has been a leader of jazz bands from duos to 30-piece jazz orchestras. read more

Chris Cortez, Live at Blue Bamboo (Blue Bamboo Music)
01.07.2022 Chris Cortez is a busy man. The number of jobs he performs suggests the presence of more people. Guitarist, composer, vocalist, bandleader, arranger, producer, engineer, label head, entrepreneur, and community leader, to name a few. Cortez' work ethic puts him in the middle of everything, and he always seems to be running non-stop. read more

GRAMMY-Winner Jeff Coffin's 'Between Dreaming and Joy' is due out August 26, 2022 (Ear Up Records)
01.07.2022 Between Dreaming and Joy is the latest release from saxophonist, composer and educator Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band/Bela Fleck & the Flecktones). In the company of an eye-popping cast of musicians, the forthcoming Ear Up Records release slated for August 26, 2022 is a breathtaking culmination of over two years in the studio. Calling upon its enigmatic, pandemic-induced origins, Coffin's upcoming 10-track collection gathers unusual and new sounds for the saxophonist, speaking to the power of his boundless compositional impulse and eclectic sonic arrest. read more

Jazz & Blues Florida July 2022 Issue Posted - Florida's Online Guide to Jazz & Blues in Clubs, Concerts and Festivals
01.07.2022 The July issue of Jazz & Blues Florida has been posted for download or online reading at Please stop by and check out what what's on the scene to be seen around Florida. Check out our feature artist articles read more

Nicole Zuraitis "Wandering Hearts"
01.07.2022 Nicole Zuraitis is back with a re-release of an album that came out in the height of pandemic. Featuring two new tracks including Zuraitis' take on the famous John Prine song "Angels From Montgomery" read more

Prolific Songwriter, Vocalist Ada Bird Wolfe Releases ODD BIRD on July 15th
01.07.2022 People found different ways to fill their time during the Covid-19 lockdown. Some people took up baking and some studied a new language. Vocalist ADA BIRD WOLFE decided to use her time to write music. She treated writing like a job she had to go to every day, and by the end of 2020, she had written 45 songs. read more

blues and rock news

Lubber Run Concerts present Stacy Brooks, DC's Queen of The Blues
15.06.2022 On Friday June 17, Lubber Run Concert Series presents Stacy Brooks, DC's Queen of the Blues. This will be the very first of the free events of the 2022 concert series. Stacy Brooks is a powerful vocalist and exciting performer who is internationally known as DC's Queen of the Blues. Stacy is a multi-award winner and has shared the stage with blues legends such as Kenny Neal, Billy Branch, Sugar Blue, Bobby Parker, and many more. read more

Silver Spring Blues Festival feat. Daryl Davis, Rick Franklin, Patty Reese, Sol Roots
08.06.2022 The 13th Silver Spring Blues Festival will feature piano legend Daryl Davis, master Piedmont blues guitarist Rick Franklin, soulful guitarist/vocalist Sol Roots, powerful songwriter Patty Reese, hard charging blues of Mama Moon, talented guitarist Matt Kelley, and more. The Silver Spring Blues Week will return as a primarily in-person, 10-day event from Wednesday, June 8, contining through Saturday, June 18, concluding with a star-filled lineup for the 13th Silver Spring Blues Festival on June 18, 2022. The festival will be held in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. read more

Vintage#18 and Sol Roots double header concert in Washington D.C.
09.05.2022 World class musical acts Vintage#18 and Sol Roots trio join forces for a double header night of hard-driving blues, retro-soul, raw funk, and heartfelt R&B at Pearl Street Warehouse on Friday May 20 in Washington D.C. Robbin Kapsalis and Vintage #18 bring a high-energy show featuring whiskey soaked vocals of Robbin Kapsalis, with blues rhythms and soul grooves that will move you. read more

Good Friday Blues 21st Year Friday, April 15th, 202212:00PM - 3:00PM Saint Marks Church in the Bowery
12.04.2022 Good Friday Blues: The Passion of Jesus Told in the Key of the Blues 21st Year... Friday, April 15th, 2022 12:00 - 3:00 FREE TO THE PUBLIC read more

world music news

Fanfara Station | Boussadia
23.06.2022 Fanfara Station is back this Friday June 24 with a brand new album on Garrincha GOGO, a Garrincha Dischi's sub label devoted to world music contamination. The Band's music is indeed mixing the power of a brass band with the energy of the rhythms and the chants of Maghreb and electronic music, an overwhelming dance party. read more

Vocalist Somi Debuts Off-Broadway in Original Musical Dreaming Zenzile Running Through June 26 at New York Theatre Workshop
17.06.2022 After the March release of Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba, a celebration of the late South African singer and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba, GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Somi continues to honor Makeba's invaluable musical contributions and messages of social justice every day. read more

Joel A. Martin's Jazzical Komitas - A Passion of Fire Celebrates Armenian Music in the 21st Century
26.05.2022 JAZZICAL KOMITAS PASSION OF FIRE presents to world audiences the beauty and music of Armenia, their folk songs and the music of iconic Armenian legend Komitas Vartapet and other well-known Armenian composers re-imagined in the signature Jazzical style of pianist/composer Joel A. Martin. read more

he Future of Brazilian Guitar, Debut Album from Plinio Fernandes: Saudade
10.05.2022 Decca Gold is thrilled to announce the signing of 27-year-old Brazilian classical guitarist Plnio Fernandes. Plnio will release his major label debut solo album "Saudade" on July 8th. The first track, "Assanhado, " is available to stream here, along with an accompanying music video, which you can watch here. read more

editorial distilled
home brewed
gig guide
audio files
press room
press service
Last News! jazz, blues, world music

jazz news
x4UI4;^#ΫszVۭ(RS@W ˰E:Z(!B*&Yyզr Y/xA>Rr;YhN?)/FjHxbz %M=^Q[ lWC, ,96vϱb1#͕@wԌ ]7MB40Uk#j9v};]cLӣ=f3ÅW&''2dxFF8}SOyj׹:$Vƍ;`iuIw PKEp*6_/Z+vA[=m