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2001 Pierce College Jazz Expo to feature The John Pizzarelli Trio

The Pierce College Jazz Expo for 2001 will welcome The John Pizzarelli Trio at 8 p.m, Nov. 16, fresh off a five-day gig at the fabled Birdland in New York City. The evening's entertainment will also includeperformances by Pierce College's award-winning jazz vocal group, Farwest Jazz. The combo's performance will …
29.01.2011

Mika Pohjola's Music Update

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1. GIG IN NEW YORK

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 @ 7:45 PM (ONE SET) **PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY TIME** SOUND OF VILLAGE DUO (Yusuke Yamamoto, perc & flute; Mika Pohjola, piano) THE KNITTING FACTORY 74 Leonard Street (betw. Church St & Bway). NEW YORK CITY. Tel: (212) 219-3055, $ 7.
Another gig is coming up on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 at 11 pm at the Knitting Factory. Line-up still TBA.

2. A NEW CD, "LANDMARK" with MikaSonik: BEN MONDER: Guitar MIGUEL ZENON: Alto Sax & Flute FERNANDO HUE …
29.01.2011

Jazz Clubs Swing Back to Life

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TIMES in jazz are hard enough. Chain-store music retailers are taking fewer and fewer jazz albums. Back catalogs are permanently endangered as parent companies of labels like Blue Note, Atlantic and Verve shift among new mergers and new top executives. Jazz clubs are becoming harder to sustain, and after the flowering of new jazz spots around Manhattan in the mid- and late- 90's, the attrition process had already begun. Then downtown fell apart.

You must analyze the effect of Sept. 11 o …
Delmark recording artist and trumpeter/composer Malachi Thompson and his Africa Brass ensemble will perform a new composition entitled Black Metropolis. This musical suite in four parts celebrates the glory days of Chicago's African American community and it's contribution to the development of Jazz as an American artform. The concert will also feature another new work dedicated to Jazz icon Louis Armstrong called Blues for a Saint Called Louis. the featured soloist are saxophonist Ari Brown and …
TITO PUENTE'S legacy will live on through an historic musical international dance concert to benefit Latin music in a new generation.

A constellation of Latin Superstars will gather in San Francisco to perform the most loved SALSA, MAMBO & CHA CHA CHA songs of percussionist, vibist, pianist, arranger and bandleader Tito Puente.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2001

8:00 P.M.

BILL GRAHAM CIVIC AUDITORIUM
99 GROVE STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA
SPECIAL PERFORMAN …
AUTOMAT New Media Design in Vienna was honored to be invited by the California- based John Coltrane Foundation in redesigning and producing the official John Coltrane Website. The website serves as a tribute to the legendary saxophonist John Coltrane on his 75th Anniversary, as well as an information and communication platform between the foundation and the public. under: www.Johncoltrane.com could the international praised website be enjoyed.

The relaunch of the elegant website …
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ETTA JAMES CONCERT POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 17, 2001 AT 8PM AT MASONIC AUDITORIUM
The San Francisco Jazz Festival "Queen of R & B" concert featuring Etta James, scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2001, …
Just Plain Folks has nominated Carl Michel for a 2001 Music Award, in the category of Jazz Song, for his composition "You Probably Will" which is featured on his latest release from Play On Records "The Carl Michel Group (+)". The 2001 Music Awards Program takes place on November 17 at The Highland Club in Hollywood, CA. Just Plain Folks is a networking organization for musicians and songwriters. You can visit their web page at Just Plain Folks
29.01.2011

CD Release Party!

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AUTUMN, WINTER, SONGS OF THE SEASON

Come join us and celebrate the release of our Christmas CD Sampler!

"And a Songbird in a Pear Tree, Six Songs of Christmas"

Featuring 6 Versatile and Talented Bay Area Jazz Vocalists, DARIA, CATHI WALKUP, ELAINE LUCIA, JENNIFER LEE, SHANNA CARLSON & SHARMAN DURAN

WHEN: Monday November 26, 2001

TIME: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

WHERE: Plush Room
York Hotel
940 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA
Reserv …
29.01.2011

Miami Jazz Festival

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MIAMI. What better place is there to host a world class jazz festival in the dead of winter? Perfect location, perfect weather, beautiful people, diverse cultures; they all come together for a weekend of four f's: family, friends, festival and fun. Last years Jazz Festival in Bayfront Park introduced Miami to the electric performances of David Sanborn, Poncho Sanchez, Jonathan Butler, Michael Wolf, Israel Cachao Lopez, Iko-Iko, Roberto Pereira, Mantra and many more. This was just the first year! …
For Immediate Release 10/30/01

Jackson Fan Issues Challenge to Gossip Columnist

San Diego, CA, October 30th, 2001

A San Diego Michael Jackson fan has issued a challenge to Fox News Entertainment Reporter Roger Friedman. Ron Sweet was reacting to a recent review that appeared on Roger Friedman's Fox 411 daily column. After obtaining an advance copy of Jackson's upcoming CD "Invincible," Friedman last week called the album "tired, unexceptional and removed from reality." …
Danny Federici, the new solo album by keyboardist and accordionist, Danny Federici was released on October 2, 2001 by Universal/HIP-O Records. This contemporary instrumental recording charts new musical territory while echoing the sounds of a simpler, bygone time. Produced by DannyFederici.com) Danny Federici and MichaelCates.com), with guest appearances by Michael Cates, Nils Lofgren, Todd Parsnow and Juan Van Dunk, this CD is a multicultural experience where modern jazz melodies …
29.01.2011

Rez Abbasi Concert

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Rez Abbasi Group performs new music which will feature an eclectic blend of western and eastern sounds. Incorporating the electric sitar guitar along with two soprano/tenor saxophonist, acoustic bass and drums allows Rez this unique texture. New York critic David Adler says "Abbasi is probably the most underrated guitarist in town." …
29.01.2011

Cecil Payne - Family Reunion

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Tuesday November 20,2001. Mr.Payne,who now resides in New Jersey,will be joined by his sister Cavril Payne,the Jazz Vocalist for a long overdue re-union. Cecil mentioned that he plan's to play everything from "Bach to Bop"! "I haven't been downtown in a while, I have a lot of good friend's in the Village". Cecil will be bringing copies of his recently released CD on the Delmark label, "CHIC BOOM"."I'm getting ready to make a CD with my sister, I think I'll call it Sibling Rivalry." "I'm going to …
Tale Ognenovski one of the Greatest Instrumentalists and Composers in World Music has been released a brilliant Audio CD, entitled, "Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music".

Check the unique sample MP3's and buying info at http://www.cdstreet.com/cgi-bin/artist_products.cgi?778389&778398 and http://www.taleognenovski.com.mk

This Audio CD is confirmation that he is the greatest clarinetist of all time, demonstrating unique skill, a wealth of invention, amazing …