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BURKINA ELECTRIC Led By Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti

“…an irresistible brew of West African music and electronic.” – New York Times

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BURKINA ELECTRIC 2011 Tour:

9/16 + 9/17 Globalquerque Festival, Albuquerque, NM

9/21 Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA

9/23 Dore Theatre, California State University, Bakersfield, CA

9/24 Angel City Jazz Festival w/ DJ Spooky, Los Angeles, CA

9/25 Carlsbad Music Festiva, Carlsbad, CA

9/29 + 9/30 Williams College, Williamstown, MA

10/2 Farafina, New York City, NY

“EXEGESIS…is poised squarely at the bulging edge of the musical comfort zone.” – JazzReview.com

To sample mp3s and purchase the album visit http://exegesisonline.com/exegesis_frameset_music.html.

Electronic jazz ensemble, EXEGESIS, bridges the gap between modern music technology and improvisation in its latest album The Harmony of the Anomaly (Dems Dem’s Demos).  As the title suggests, the album showcases the group’s own unique blend of heterogeneous soundscapes including electronic jazz, live samplers, interactive music software, and complex compositions.  With the help of Gretchen Parlato’s smooth vocals and guest drummers Greg Gonzalez, Mark Guiliana, Robert Perkins, and Mark Ferber, The Harmony of the Anomaly boasts a well-pedigreed collection of artists and eclectic sounds. 

BMOP/sound, the nation’s foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music recordings, announces the release of its fourth CD Gunther Schuller: Journey Into Jazz. Representative of the "Third Stream" genre, a revolutionary style of music brought forth into the mainstream by Schuller in the 1950’s, the three pieces on this album unite the structural complexities found in contemporary classical music with the improvisational elements of jazz.

According to Schu …

Jazz Legend Chico Hamilton Celebrates Copious Musical Influences in His Latest Album, Twelve Tones of Love

" one of the most polished, adventurous and inquisitive drummers in jazz " Jazz Times

Chico Hamilton MySpace page featuring streaming audio-http://www.myspace.com/chicohamilton

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Jazz legend Foreststorn "Chico" Hamilton adds two new previously recorded albums to his extensive discography: Dreams Come True featuring Chico (drums/tambourine) alongside NEA Jazz Master Andrew Hill (piano); and Trio! Live @ Artpark, the live recording of Chico’s Trio debut concert with Cary DeNigris (guitar) and Matthew Garrison (bass). Slated for a September 30th release on the Joyous Shout! label, both records exemplify Chico’s inherent timeliness and adventuro

The Center for Creative Resources (CCR) Is Appointed Building Operator of The New York Times’ TheTimesCenter

New York City -- The Center for Creative Resources (CCR), a New York City-based arts management firm, today announced its appointment as Building Operator of TheTimesCenter, a public assembly venue serving as the centerpiece of the recently opened headquarters for The New York Times, located in the heart of Times

BOSTON MODERN ORCHESTRA PROJECT (BMOP) LAUNCHES ITS SIGNATURE RECORD LABEL BMOP SOUND

"BMOP is emerging as the national leader among orchestras of its ilk." Boston Globe

Roslindale, MA--- The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s leadi

Boston Modern Orchestra Project Launches its 11th Season with Re-Inventions: Glorious and Subversive Music for Keyboards

Featuring Guest Pianists including Jazz Artist Anthony Davis

Boston, MA--- The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s leading orchestra dedicated exclusively to performing, commissioning, and recording new music of the 21st century, spearheads its pr

29.01.2011

Chico Hamilton Debuts

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Jazz Legend Chico Hamilton Debuts Compilation Album "Hamiltonia" at BORDERS Free, In-Store Concerts & Album Signings

WHAT: Free, In-Store Performances & Hamiltonia Album Signings at Local BORDERS Bookstores

WHO: NEA Jazz Master Chico Hamilton with his sextet

Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) Debuts New Solo Album etudes4violin&electronix

"about as omnivorous as a contemporary musician gets." New York Times

New York City--- Known for fusing his classical music roots with a myriad of soundscapes, composer/performer Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) premieres new multi-genre works off of his debut solo album etudes4violin&electronix from Thirsty Ear Records