Keith 'Muzikman' Hannaleck

Keith 'Muzikman' Hannaleck

October 20, 2005--Burton Gaar has been singing and playing the blues for many years now. Recent events have shaken our country and brought us together to help our fellow man. Now, never have the blues been more true to life than in Louisiana. Gaar is feeling the effects of the devastation of hurricane Katrina just like his brothers and sisters that call the delta their home. He decided to make a step in the right direction by recording and releasing "Hurricane Trouble," a rockin’ blues numbe …

New York, NY - October 14, 2008 - Quietly entertaining jazz lovers for decades, Bob Mover is finally ready to step into the spotlight with his new album It Amazes Me. The ten-track release serves as Mover’s humble testament and dedication to the art of sax a life’s work laid out in rich music. Dubbed "one of the greatest and most underexposed musicians in jazz" by legendary pianist Hank Jones, Mover is sure to finally get his share of attention with the breakthrough that is I …

"John [Lennon] was great to work with, and a lot of fun. I wish I’d had the chance to make more music with him, of course, and to get to know him better."

When I was approached by Phyllis Fast (the wife of Larry Fast, who plays synthesizer in Tony’s band) about Tony Levin’s recent Grammy nomination for his solo album "Pieces of the Sun," a jazz-rock fusion montage, I was thrilled that she asked me to interview the greatest bass player alive. Personally, I feel he deserves a lifetime achievem …

March 9, 2010-New York, New York-John Vanore & Abstract Truth tear things up on their second release, Curiosity, which is being re-released in 2010. The original album was released in 1991, but this remastered edition is a must-have for jazz fans.

Abstract Truth, Vanore's Philadelphia based band consists of more than a dozen musicians, with Vanore's trumpet featured most prominently. Vanore is accompanied on Curiosity by Michael Mee, Mike Falcone, Rocco Bene,

March 2, 2010-New York, New York- Peggy Duquesnel isn't just the director of music at her church in Los Angeles, she's also a successful jazz musician who's released seven albums. Her homey charm and inspiration shines through on her newest release, Summertime Lullaby.

Duquesnel has been a guest with the Auckland Philharmonic, the Anaheim Angels baseball team, the Mighty Ducks NHL team, the Roland Corporation, Disney, and Kawai America, as well as serving as the adju

Hollywood, CA-February 16, 2010- Hulon’s debut First Impressions is a perfect title for his new album on the Premier Musique Group imprint. Hailing from Panama City Beach, FL,. Hulon knows how to enjoy his surroundings to the fullest and nothing makes it more appropriate than some relaxing smooth jazz to listen to.

If you are looking for some mood music Hulon has just the right prescription on First Impressions. If you can’t be in Florida soaking up the sunshine and pa

The main vision of producer Recaredo Gutierrez, is to bring back good music and he said "In addition to Latin music, I love big bands," he says, "including that of Ray Conniff, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Damaso Perez Prado, and Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. I believe in a pure sound with no electronics. My goal is to have a new orchestra play classic music for today's audience."

The 20-piece RG Royal Sound Orchestra is comprised of 13 horns and a seven-piece rhythm sectio

New York, New York-January 12, 2010- Empirical is a London based jazz quartet that offers a combination of post bop and a spacey vibe for a cool groove that transcends time.

Out ‘n’ In is a tribute to legendary jazz alto saxophonist, flautist, and bass clarinetist Eric Dolphy (1928-1964). Dolphy was one of the cornerstones of the avant-garde movement in jazz and a hero of the Empirical band members.

"Graceful, dynamic and subtle a daring maturity"-Jazz

New York, New York-January 6, 2010-After the success of the 2009 release Put The Flavor On It you would think guitarist and band leader Charlie Apicella would be hard pressed to duplicate such an outstanding recording. With Sparks due to drop in March, listeners and critics alike will be heaping the praise upon the Iron City ensemble as if they were the second coming of the great funky organ bands such as Booker T. and the MGs.

This is a high standard to adhere to although Apicella and

New York, New York-December 16, 2009- Newark New Jersey native Antoinette Montague has come of age with her upcoming release Behind The Smile on In The Groove, distributed through Allegro Music. The album is set for release February 9, 2010.

The Behind The Smile album is a showcase for the vocalist’ diverse range and abilities to take an R & B based tune and turn it into a jazz and pop classic. Veteran musicians Bill Easley (sax, flute, and clarinet), Mulgrew