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Pat Petrillo Big Rhythm Band - Today Releases Single "Black Cow"! May 26th!
27.05.2023 Drummer Pat Petrillo, who appeared on the February 2023 cover of Modern Drummer Magazine, follows up his single "48th Street", featuring Nile Rodgers, with a hot new radio track…a reimagined version of the Steely Dan classic, "Black Cow", this time featuring New York guitarist Oz Noy. Pat and the Big Rhythm Band blend his smooth, funky groove, with Oz's soaring, melodic guitar, a bluesy sax solo read more

27.05.2023 Join us for an incredible sneak peak at Craig's new composition Ohnedaruth, shortly before he goes into the recording studio. Ohnedaruth, which means 'compassion' in Sanskrit, is the name that John Coltrane took for himself shortly before he died. The group will include: read more

YOLA NASH to sing at the Cannes Film Festival
26.05.2023 Twice GRAMMY considered, and an award winning unique jazz singer-songwriter, producer Yola Nash continues being an unstoppable force when it comes to her musical passion. Her productive life full of a wide variety of accomplishments is being highlighted by another impressive event and multiple music awards. read more

Dave Stryker Summer Gigs
26.05.2023 Whether you've heard guitarist Dave Stryker fronting his own group (with 35 CD's as a leader to date), or as afeatured sideman with, Stanley Turrentine and Jack McDuff, you know why Gary Giddins in the Village Voice called him "one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years." Prime is Dave's most recent recording and features his working trio of Jared Gold on organ and McClenty Hunter on drums. The trio recently opened up for Steely Dan's 2002 summer tour. read more

Saxophonist, Composer and Conductor CHRISTINE JENSEN Releases "Like In Love" From Upcoming Releases Day Moon Album
25.05.2023 Saxophonist, Composer and Conductor Christine Jensen, Regarded as One of Canada's Most Compelling Jazz Artists, Releases Day Moon The Ten Compositions are at Turns, Melancholic and Ebullient, Sober and Playful read more

On "FAIRY TALE FAIL," Bay Area Vocalist/Songwriter CHLOE JEAN Teams w/Legendary Guitarist RAY OBIEDO (June 2, Rhythmus Records)
24.05.2023 FAIRY TALE FAIL combines five originals drawn from Chloé's personal life along with covers of Julie London's "Cry Me a River, " Tony Bennett's "I Left My Heart in San Francisco, " Roberta Flack's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, " the Irving Berlin standard, "Blue Skies, " and a Latin-tinged version of Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy." read more

Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: June 2023
24.05.2023 May 30 – June 3 (Tuesday-Saturday) 7:00 & 9:30 PM (5/30-6/1); 8:30 & 10:30 PM (6/2-3) – Birdland Jazz Club Peperoncino Jazz Festival at Birdland: Italianitry 2.0 with Russell Ferrante, John Patitucci, Brian Blade (5/30, 31); Remembrance Trio with Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, Brian Blade (6/1, 2, 3) read more

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Toronto-Based MAPLE BLUES BAND Capture A Jazzy, Sultry, Strutting Confidence with Aptly Named "Mating Cry"
22.05.2023 "Mating Cry, " the new single from Toronto-based Maple Blues Band goes into the jazz world for this, and is exactly what its name suggests – a sexily strutting tune that announces its grand entrance with bright horns and a fun, cocky confidence. And its tenor sax solo by Alison Young adds just the right amount of sultriness to seal the whole deal. read more

Central Virginia Blues Festival features The Nighthawks, Gabe Stillman, Sol Roots & more June 10
20.05.2023 The Central Virginia Blues Festival returns with an outstanding lineup featuring The Nighthawks, Gabe Stillman, Sol Roots and more! The 5th Annual Central Virginia Blues Festival returns on Saturday, June 10th, 2023, with an outstanding lineup of powerful music, delicious food, cool refreshments, and a variety of vendors. read more

En Vogue Live in Queens NYC, 5/19/2023
26.04.2023 En Vogue, the legendary R&B group, is set to perform live in concert at Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College on Friday, May 19 at 8 PM. The concert promises to be an unforgettable experience for music lovers of all ages, featuring En Vogue's classic hits and new music. read more

The Brooklyn Blues Society presents Janice Harrington: The Great Grand Ma Jan! Fri, May 5th 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ The Jalopy Theatre Brooklyn, NY
26.04.2023 The Brooklyn Blues Society Presents Janice Harrington The Great Grand Ma Jan! Friday, May 5th 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Presented in Partnership with Jalopy Theatre The Jalopy Theatre 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 read more

world music news

LUCA BASSANESE - Album "Reset" & Summer Dates
24.05.2023 There has never been a more unusual career than that of Luca Bassanese. Ecologist and independent artist, Luca regularly fills public spaces and concert halls around Europe with his cocktail of poetry, love stories infused with Italian folk music, transalpine tarantellas and Balkan hints of brass. His performances with La Piccola Orchestra Popolare will put you in a good mood and make you want to dance, move your feet and lose yourself for a moment in the fantasy world of Ecotopia. This is what happened to thousands of people at numerous European festivals such as Paléo in Switzerland, Esperanzah! and Dranouter in Belgium, Sziget and Vidor Festival in Hungary, Nuits Metis in France, Bardentreffen in Germany and Jazz&The City Festival in Austria. read more

Syrian Music Preservation Initiative to host 5-year anniversary concert at Carnegie Hall
18.05.2023 The Syrian Music Preservation Initiative (SMPI) will present an evening featuring works by Syrian composers, Love and Loss: Classical Music of Syria to mark its fifth anniversary at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, May 19, 2023. read more

The Scooches Album Release Concert Friday, June 2nd 7pm & 8:30pm at The Zinc
17.05.2023 Global folk sensation The Scooches, led by vocalist Betina Hershey and multi-instrumentalist Nick Russo, have announced the release of 'LIFT YOU UP, ' the celebrated group's third full-length album. read more

Available Today Portuguese-American Singer-Songwriter Ramana Vieira - 'Tudo de Mim (All of Me)'
02.05.2023 RAMANA VIEIRA "TUDO DE MIM–ALL OF ME" One of the world's premiere singers of Fado, Ramana Vieira is showcased on Tudo De Mim, a set of her originals and traditional songs. Performing exhilarating interpretations that at various times are romantic, assertive, tender and powerful, Ramana Vieira revitalizes the beloved Portuguese music with her enthusiasm, creative approach, and beautiful voice. read more

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