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Guitarist Rich Goldstein Digs Into Soul Jazz Roots on "Into the Blue"
08.07.2024 Veteran jazz guitarist and educator Rich Goldstein, a longtime faculty member at The Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, channels some of his guitar heroes and main influences on Into the Blue. From Wes Montgomery and George Benson to Pat Martino, Joe Diorio and Randy Johnston, Goldstein's playing on his debut release for the Truth Revolution label is marked by a seasoned touch, a penchant for swinging and obvious reverence for the history of jazz guitar. read more

September 13th - 15th, 2024. Acts include: Ben Wendel, Ulysses Owens Jr, Danilo Perez and others.
08.07.2024 I am very happy to announce that Two for the Show Media will be handling all publicity for Lake George Arts Project's Jazz at the Lake this September 13th thru 15th, 2024. Acts include: Jahari E. Stampley Family Trio, Ben Wendel Group, Ulysses Owens Jr. & Generation Y, Nicole Zuraitis Daniel Kelly Group Celebrating Paul Pines, Linda May Han Oh, and Danilo Perez John Patitucci & Adam Cruz Trio among others. 4 DAYS • 17 SHOWS • 4 SPECIAL EVENTS CELEBRATING 40 YEARS! - This event is completely FREE. read more

Kiki Valera y su Son Cubano Appearing at Caramoor 7/6 PS21 7/7 Chatham NY
07.07.2024 "Son Cubano, much like American jazz, has been in a constant state of evolution from its beginnings. Valera continues in that spirit, shedding new and modern light on the music." — All About Jazz read more

Ken Peplowski's 'Live at Mezzrow' (Cellar Music Group)
07.07.2024 Cellar Music Group and SmallsLIVE Foundation are thrilled to announce the release of Ken Peplowski Live at Mezzrow, featuring a live performance of renowned jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Ken Peplowski alongside a stellar rhythm section at New York City's famed Mezzrow Jazz Club. Live At Mezzrow is a testament to resilience, friendship, and the enduring power of jazz. read more

Geoffrey Keezer's 'Live at Birdland', with John Patitucci and Clarence Penn, is out August 16, 2024
04.07.2024 Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Geoffrey Keezer issues his first live trio record in more than 15 years. Uniting colossal improvisers and masters of fluid foundation John Patitucci and Clarence Penn, Geoffrey Keezer Live at Birdland presents an album-length gesture that reinvigorates the soul of live releases from the heart of New York City. read more

Philip Weberndoerfer - Tides feat Dayna Stephens (Shifting Paradigm Records)
04.07.2024 Philip Weberndoerfer Tides Label: Shifting Paradigm Records Street Date: August 23rd, 2024 Add Date: August 19, 2024 Philip Weberndoerfer - guitar Richard Mikel - bass Peter Traunmueller -drums Dayna Stephens - saxophones (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 8) read more

Michael Eaton's 'The Phenomenal' (Mother Brain Records)
04.07.2024 Saxophonist and composer Michael Eaton announces the July 5, 2024 release of his third album as a leader, The Phenomenal, on the Kansas City, MO-based Mother Brain Records. After two studio albums on Destiny Records, Individuation (2014) with NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and Dialogical (2016) with guitarist Lionel Loueke, Eaton, and Individuation return with a new installment of minimalist-inspired, 20th-century classical, and electronically-inflected modern jazz. read more

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Sol Roots Band with guest Vince Evans perform in Northern Virginia
17.06.2024 On Thursday June 13, the Sol Roots Band with guest Vince Evans perform a special concert of dynamic funk, heartfelt jazz, and deep blues and soul, at JV's Music Room located in Northern Virginia. Hailed as a fierce guitarist and soulful vocalist, Sol Roots has toured around the world with many musical legends. His monthly residency concerts at the legendary JV's Music Room in Northern Virginia feature an array of special guest appearances of world-class performers. For the month of June 2024, the special guest will be the powerful keyboardist and vocalist Vince Evans. read more

Chicago Blues Hall of Famer Paul Filipowicz 2024 New York Tour
03.05.2024 Experience the electric soul of Chicago's blues through the legendary Paul Filipowicz! Born and bred in the heart of Chicago, Paul's journey began on the South Side, where he absorbed the raw energy of Otis Rush's electrifying performances. read more

2 new Delmark blues singles for review - Tad Robinson & Elliott Sharp's Terraplane
03.04.2024 TAD ROBINSON back with DELMARK!!! Delmark releases new live digital single from soul blues singer supreme TAD ROBINSON –"That's How Strong My Love Is" with the Delmark All-Stars! Welcome back to the Delmark family, Tad! read more

People of all Faiths Welcome to In-The-Bowery ‘s Good Friday Blues Service 3.29.24 12:00-3:00 pm
23.03.2024 Staying true to its long history and commitment to justice and mercy through worship and the arts, poetry, dance, and historic preservation, St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery, the Rev Anne Marie Witchger, Priest in Charge announces plans for its annual Good Friday Blues on Friday, March 29th noon to 3:00 p.m. read more

world music news

28.06.2024 The 36th Falcon Ridge Folk Festival prepares for its annual flight, 3 days of music, dance, community, and overflowing goodwill to all on Fri/Sat/Sun July 26, 27 & 28 at the Goshen Fairgrounds in Goshen CT. read more

Bossa Nova Buddies: JUNO Nominees Alex Bird, Ewen Farncombe & Cheo Turn Chance Meeting Into 'Papaya'"
21.06.2024 Stop us if you've heard this one before: Two Toronto jazzmen and a Brooklyn DJ walk into a bar. And when they all walk out, they've written the slap of the summer. Okay, that's a bit of an oversimplification. But it's still a good thumbnail for how we got "Papaya, " the intoxicating first collaboration between Canadian national treasures of jazz Alex Bird and Ewen Farncombe and Venezuelan-born, New York-based Latin-dance giant Cheo. And boy, is their story a case of being in the right place at the right time. read more

Will Calhoun's Mail Project with special guest Cheick-Tidiane Seck Marcus Garvey Park Saturday, June 22nd 6PM
20.06.2024 Will Calhoun is a two time Grammy winning interdisciplinary artist who graduated from the Berklee college of music. Although he's mostly known for his drumming/composing with the genre bending Rock Band Living Colour; he's recorded with, toured and/or produced B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Pharaoh Sanders, Wayne Shorter, Lauryn Hill, Yassin Bey (Mos Def) Oumou Sangare, Philip Glass, and many others. read more

World Music Day 21 June
19.06.2024 F๊te de la Musique, World Music Day is celebrated on Friday 21st June, 2024. Started in the early 1980s by the the French Ministry for Culture, World Music Day is a day now celebrated in around 120 countries of the world. Its whole purpose is to celebrate the wonders of music and is the perfect opportunity for musical events, live performances and new world music album releases. read more

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