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Two evenings of music curated by Ned Rothenberg at Location One:

Thursday February 14, 2002
Mark Dresser Modular Ensemble

Friday February 15, 2002
Mark Dresser & Marcus Weiss Duo

8PM Each night
$10 admission -- Members Free
Location One
26 Greene Street NYC 10013
btw. Canal and Grand
Subway: CANAL ST- 6, N/R, A/C/E, J/M/Z
(212) 334-3347 for information or reservations

Mark Dresser Modular Ensemble
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Chrystal Allen Ceo / President

Chrystal Allen has a sincere passion for music as a listener, performer (20yrs), and patron. She strongly feels that there are many singers, musicians and actors/actresses who have talent but aren't given the opportunitities simply because they don't have connections.

In an effort to help open doors of opportunities, she has decided to create an artist management listing (online and in print) for all genres of music to include an actors/actresses listing. < …

INTRODUCTION: Some pretty famous jazz autobiographies have come out of New Orleans. A.K.A. DOC: The Oral History of a New Orleans Street Musician, offers a different perspective than Dr. John or Wynton Marsalis. James May is not a world famous musician, he is a street musician, or "busker" (a European term for street performers who play for tips), who regularly sets up outside the famous Cafe Du Monde -- a must-sit coffee circus for tourists located on Decatur Street across …

Peter Knight Quartet CD Release

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Between Two Moments is the outstanding debut album of Melbourne trumpeter/composer, Peter Knight. Peter features exclusively on flugel horn, setting up a haunting, introspective tone for eight original compositions. The band features the notable talents of: Colin Hopkins, piano; Belinda Moody, double bass and Tony Floyd, drums. The starkly beautiful voice of ex-pat U.S. singer, Alison Wedding is also featured on two tracks with lyrics penned by Peter Knight.

Between Two Moments is an album o …

The words "remarkable music on both orthodox and unorthodox instruments - a raucous and unforgettable pipe," written by John Martin, and appeared in The New York Times on Januuary 28, 1956, are related to the Tale Ognenovski's performances in Carnegie Hall as virtuoso reed pipe and clarinet soloist with the Macedonian ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec" on January 27, 1956. Today, forty-six years later the music performed by him, can be heard again on his first album.

Label: Independent …

Minneapolis, MN---Jan.24, 2002---Navarre Corporation (Nasdaq: NAVR) announced today that the Company has signed an exclusive distribution agreement, in North America, with record company, Native Language Music, LLC. Based in Irvine, California, and focusing on Smooth Jazz and New Age genres, the music imprint will release 6-8 CDs annually through Navarre Entertainment Media (NEM).

The first release of 2002 on the Native Language label, due February 26, will be "Smooth Jazz Awards Collection, V …

Concord Records family of labels is proud to announce that it has received ELEVEN GRAMMY nominations this year!

Check out the links below to hear music samples, see photos, find bio information, and more of these nominated artists. Enjoy!

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Michael Feinstein - Romance on Film / Romance on Broadway

Keely Smith - Keely Sings Sinatra …
Up Over Jazz Cafe Presents:

The Marcus Strickland Quartet
Featuring: Marcus Strickland - Tenor Sax; Martin Bejerano - Piano; Tassili Bond - Bass; Ej Strickland - Drums

February 1st & 2nd (9:00, 10:00, & Midnight)

Up Over Jazz Café
351 Flatbush B/W Park Pl & Sterling Pl
Take Q Train To 7th Av /Or Take 1 Or 2 Train To Grand Army Plaza

$15 Cover / $5 Discount For Students …


Renown Clarinetist Harry Skoler

On The Move

A handful of notable accolades and endorsements have been added to the ever lengthy and impressive resume of Jazz Clarinetist Harry Skoler. Genre aficionados already know Skoler, an Assistant Professor of Woodwinds at Berklee College of Music in Boston, from his numerous acclaimed recordings, including Conversations in the Language of Jazz and Reflections on the Art of Swing: …

Southport co-founders Joanie Pallatto and Sparrow will be performing a set at The Jazz Institute of Chicago's "Jazz Fair 2002: Chicago on the Record!" on Friday, January 25th. Southport will also present "The Legends of Southport" with an all-star band, including Willie Pickens, George Freeman, Bobby Lewis, Bill Yancey and Redd Holt. Performances will be from 7:45 - 10:00 in the Randolph St. Cafe. Stop by the Borders Books and Music booth at 10PM after the Legends of Southport Set to meet the ar …
7620 US Hwy 70 South

Saturday, February 9, 1:00pm
"JAZZ" inside Bellevue Center Mall
(2nd Level, Across from Gap)

Join us for an intimate afternoon of jazz, benefitting Saint Thomas Heart Institute which will feature Jeff Steinberg on piano. Jeff is the new conductor of the Nashville Symphony Pops Orchestra. He was musical arranger for the Glenn Miller Orchestra when Buddy DeFranco was leader. He also has arranged for …

Delmark recording artist Malachi Thompson and his critically acclaimed Africa Brass ensemble is planning a spring/summer tour. The tour will highlight Thompson's new composition, "Blues For A Saint Called Louis" which celebrates the 100th year of the birth of jazz icon Louis Armstrong. This is the music from the EMMY award winning documentary "Remembering 47th Street" from the WTTW series Chicago Stories.

Africa Brass presents a program of jazz from ragtime to Bebop and has toured around the …


The Jazz Discography

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The Jazz Discography
By Tom Lord

Publication of Volume 26 completes the series from A to Z.

The 26th volume of The Jazz Discography has been published, completing 14 years of painstaking work by its compiler and publisher, Tom Lord.

Publication of the widely acclaimed jazz reference work began in 1992 and now catalogs over 100 years of recorded jazz from 1896 to today. It currently comprises 26 volumes of over 600 pages each.

Compiled on an advanced, cust …


Carmine D'Amico Ensemble

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Studio/jazz rock guitarist Carmine D'Amico, winner of 16 Grammy awards, has a slammin /new CD for listening, before you purchase, plus 5 CD compilations. Music is guitar based, with vocals by Ronee D'Amico, Carmine's wife. Music is jazz/rock/blues/alternative/latin all blended together in an exciting new style. I hope you enjoy the music, as much as I had recording it. …
Mark you calendar and plan a trip to Seaside April 19-21. The first annual Florida Jazz Festival promises a weekend of great times, great memories, and great music

Come April 19, the town of Seaside will be hopping to the sounds of an array of the world's leading jazz musicians during the first annual Florida Jazz Festival to Benefit the Seaside Institute. The three-day festivities start on Friday night, April 19, with an intimate jazz dinner in the waterfront community of WaterColor that wi …

Bassist /Composer Brian Derek is a world-class player AND composer of Jazz, World fusion, Latin, Reggae, Bebop, Jazz fusion and Orchestral music. His compositions are complex yet accessible but need both ears when listening! Bass playing that is guarenteed to knock your socks off and writing that is both unique and immediate.

Brian has performed with Peter Erskine, Mike Stern, Pat Metheny, Jay McShann, The 5th Dimension, Niel Sedaka< …

NEW YORK (Variety) - With sales of jazz records on the wane, newly promoted Verve Music Group CEO Ron Goldstein plans to scale down the company's roster and emphasize acts with mainstream appeal -- especially rising star Diana Krall.

Goldstein, who is taking on a new role as chief executive along with his current title of president, expects to trim the lineup to between 30 and 35 artists, spread over three divisions: Verve, GRP and Blue Thumb. A fourth imprint, the storied Impulse label, rema …

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest announced Jan. 15 the winners of the 2001 competition. See

A prize winner in the Jazz category as selected from thousands of entries is the Latin / Jazz instrumental "Yes I Would" composed and produced by Alan Gruskoff of Pasadena CA. Being a winner in this prestigious contest is considered quite an honor.

This prize winning song is one of many from the recording group "A little space" who performs jazz/funk/latin …

"Denis A. Charles: An interrupted conversation" had its US Premiere on January 22, 2002 at the Pioneer Theater. The show sold out within 15 minutes. "This never happened in the history of the Pioneer Theater" said Programming Director Matthew Seig. There was a standing ovation at the end of the screening. Other screenings will be planned soon. …
Come Ski & Funk the weekend away with THE WAZ - an Ethnofusion Funk Jazz group who aim and succeed in bringing jazz back onto the dance floor with a fervor!

The Waz will be playing at an incredible mountain resort located in the Hudson Valley Catskill Mountains, just 25 miles from Woodstock, NY, and 10 minutes from Bell Ayre Ski Mountain. Please visit for directions, reservations and information about this incredible retreat in th …