June 15 Playboy Jazz Festival, Los Angeles, CA
June 20 Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
June 21 Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, FL
June 22 Wilmington Jazz Festival, Wilmington, DE
June 24 Ramshead Inn, Annapolis, MD
June 25&26 Vil …
The life-story of Sipho Gumede is a long and elaborate one. He has worked with too many musical icons and legends to list here, a pioneering force as an individual on the South African musical and jazz scenes. (His achievements were recognised as long as five years a …
NEW MILES DAVIS REMIX PROJECT IS BREWING: EVOLUTION OF THE GROOVE SET FOR RELEASE THIS SUMMER FEATURING SANTANA AND NAS
A new Miles Davis re-mix project entitled Evolution of the Groove, featuring performances by Santana, Nas and Olu Dara (father of Nas), …
Internationally renowned late jazz icon Miles Davis, widely regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and highly respected figures in jazz, was celebrated on the date marking his 81st birthday (Saturday, May 26). Son, Erin Davis along with nephew, Vince W …
TELARC AND HEADS UP WIN FOUR GRAMMY®
Turtle Island Quartet, A Love Supreme: The Legacy of John Coltrane
BEST CLASSICAL CROSSOVER ALBUM
Michael Brecker, Pilgrimage [Heads Up International]
BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM, INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP
Michael Brecker, "Anagram" (tr …
Los Angeles, CA February 11, 2008: Norman Lear and Hal Gaba, co-owners of Concord Music Group (Concord), announced today that Village Roadshow Pictures Group (VRPG) and Concord have completed their merger resulting in the creation of a new diversified entertainment group, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG).
While VRPG and Concord will continue to …
For Immediate Release
Will Downing Rebounds to Make First Public Appearances Via Intimate Fan Speaking Engagement Tour
The beloved singer triumphantly faces his public for speaking engagement tour, announces a new single and a guest appearance on
Gerald Albright's Stax tribute CD
Proceeds from the upcoming tour to benefit the
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The Frank Sinatra commemorative stamp will be available nationwide May 13 with the younger Sinatras participating in dedication ceremonies taking place in New York City, Las Vegas and Hoboken, NJ. The events occur on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Sinatra's death and are free and open to the public.
At 3 p.m. ET (noon PT), Tina Sinatra joins Postal Service Governor James Bilbray in dedicating the stamp in Las Vegas at the Bellagio Fountains main alcove on Las Vegas Boulevard. Frank …
TENOR SAXOPHONIST MICHAEL BRECKER DIES AT 57
Internationally renowned tenor saxophonist and composer Michael Brecker an 11-time Grammy Award winner died of leukemia on January 13 at age 57. Brecker was afflicted with MDS, myelodysplastic syndrome, a bone marrow disorder.
As a result of his harmonic and stylistic innovations, Brecker was the most studied contemporary instrumentalist in music schools throughout the world. During his acclaimed career, Brecker delighte …