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June 1 – Bassist Bruno Raberg's large ensemble album feat. Kris Davis, Walter Smith III
19.04.2024 Evolution is a slow process, invisible to the naked eye. Transformative change only comes to light given the wide lens of time. Bassist/composer Bruno Rĺberg has released a string of compelling albums in the decades since his stunning 2002 nonet album Chrysalis – most of them in small group formats, read more

Mac Gollehon's Legendary Career: 200+ Gold and Platinum Albums
19.04.2024 The new MAC GOLLEHON & THE HISPANIC MECHANICS LP Bite of the Street is an explosive, dance-friendly, groove-saturated party album that slams both feet to the gas pedal from its opening notes and never lets up. read more

OUT SATURDAY: Brother Jack McDuff – ‘Ain't No Sunshine (Live in Seattle)’ (Reel to Real)
19.04.2024 Reel To Real is pleased to announce the April 20, 2024 release of Ain't No Sunshine (Live in Seattle). Recorded live at The Gallery in Seattle on September 13, 1972, this two-LP set is a must-hear document of Brother Jack McDuff's stellar creative output in the early-1 read more

BrhyM, the collaborative project ft. Bruce Hornsby, Releases Deep Sea Vents
19.04.2024 BrhyM, the collaborative project featuring Bruce Hornsby and the experimental chamber ensemble yMusic, have released their new album, Deep Sea Vents via Zappo Productions/Thirty Tigers. An album of 10 songs about water and the ways we live with, in, or against it, Deep Sea Vents is Hornsby and yMusic as you have never heard them read more

New from Madeleine Peyroux - "Showman Dan" - From Forthcoming Album Let's Walk
19.04.2024 Renowned singer/songwriter Madeleine Peyroux has released a touching video for her new track "Showman Dan, " which appears on her forthcoming album Let's Walk (out June 28th on Thirty Tigers). Peyroux wrote the song in honor of her longtime friend and mentor Daniel William Fitzgerald, aka Showman Dan, who passed away in 2017. The video features performance footage, joyful home movies and personal photos honoring the charismatic and giving entertainer. The moving tribute shows Showman Dan through years performing all over and collaborating with up-and-coming musicians, including a young, yet-to-be-discovered Peyroux. read more

Alyssa Allgood's 'From Here' (f/ Geoffrey Keezer, John Patitucci, Kendrick Scott & Greg Ward) [Next Records]
19.04.2024 On her exhilarating fourth album, Alyssa Allgood strides confidently into the next phase of her impressive young career. Her rich, clear contralto comes as no surprise, thanks to her previous recordings, but she has taken her phrasing, improvising, and sense of swing up yet another notch. And while Allgood has included an increasing number of original compositions on each previous disc, From Here — made up of nearly all original compositions — finds her at a new pinnacle of personal expression and emotional observation. read more

OUT SATURDAY: Cannonball Adderley – ‘Burnin’ in Bordeaux' & ‘Poppin’ in Paris’ (Reel to Real)
19.04.2024 This Record Store Day, Elemental Music will launch a pair of previously unreleased recordings by alto saxophone giant Cannonball Adderley, recorded Live in France. Burnin' in Bordeaux (1969) and Poppin' in Paris (1972), both special edition, double 180-gram LP sets will release exclusively for RSD on April 20, 2024. On April 26, the recordings will be available as deluxe, double CD sets, and digitally. read more

blues and rock news

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

Maitland Jazz & Blues Festival Returns April 5-6, 2024 For Two Days of Two Stages And 12 Bands
14.03.2024 The Maitland Jazz and Blues Festival presented by Duke Energy on April 5-6, 2024 will showcase some of the best local and touring artists – 13 bands in all – on two stages for a non-stop music celebration. The city's biggest music event of the year features 12 bands on two stages along with great food and drinks, crafts and vendors and lots of kids activities. General admission is FREE. Special VIP guest packages are available for purchase. read more

New J.P. Soars release from Little Village for you!
14.03.2024 Little Village is so elated to announce our first new recording for 2024, J.P. Soars' Little Village exciting debut recording, Brick By Brick! This BLUES MUSIC AWARD nominated multi-instrumentalist blues & roots rocker/singer/songwriter supreme is such a special talent; a dedicated and passionate musician with an eclectic range of styles and original, witty, catchy songwriting with phenomenal musical ability! read more

world music news

Cinco De Mayo Celebration & Colden Reopening
15.04.2024 On Saturday, May 4, Kupferberg Center for the Arts (KCA) at Queens College will present its second annual Cinco De Mayo family celebration "Viva El Cinco De Mayo" at the newly renovated 2, 000-seat Colden Auditorium. This festive program will showcase world-renowned ensembles presenting traditional Mexican music and dance, including Tlen Huicani from Veracruz, Mexico, Mariachi Real De Mexico, and Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Nueva York, joined by special guest José Adán Pérez. Audience will experience lively rhythms, colorful costumes, and the rich cultural heritage of Mexico in this family fiesta of music and dance! read more

Next Friday: K-Folk from South Korea
13.04.2024 Experience Coreyah, the mesmerizing South Korean ensemble that NPR praised for their 'uninhibited vision of Korean traditional music, ' blending it seamlessly with elements of psychedelic rock, Balkan gypsy, and rhythms from South America and Africa. With six talented members and a unique fusion of traditional and contemporary sounds, Coreyah is redefining folk music and captivating audiences worldwide. read more

New Orleans Klezmer All Stars Return with Tipish, Their First Studio Album in Nearly a Decade!
04.04.2024 For nearly three decades, the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars' wildly original sound – with its Crescent City-steeped aesthetic and endless dry wit – has remained a cornerstone of one of the most unique and culturally significant live music scenes in the world. read more

Brazilian Music Foundation "10th Year Anniversary" Concert
19.03.2024 Dear friends, We are very excited to celebrate our 10th Anniversary on May 9th, 2024, 8:30PM, at The National Opera Center by presenting a concert entitled: Brazilian Rhythms and Styles "A Crossover From Classical to Popular Music" Our music is our story! read more

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