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Philadelphia native pianist Kenny Barron has been able to parlay early experiences in Dizzy Gillespie’s 1960s band into a
Renowned jazz artist Andy Bey will perform a tribute to the late Jackie Paris, who won a posthumous award for Outstanding Male Jazz Vocalist. Winners in the jazz category who will be on hand to perform include Paula West (Outstanding Female Jazz Vocalist), Joe Lovano Quartet (Ou
The renowned Steel Pan Soloist and recording artist from the Island of Bermuda currently has two CDs available titled Tropicana Steel Pan Bermuda Vol. 1 & 2. On the two volumes of contemporary easy listening compositions, he works his way through the history of
Smother.net called it "One of the best acid jazz albums in 2004." VH1 regular Jeff Lyons of Usedwigs.com called it "one of the coolest underground spins of the year" and Chris Slawecki, Senior Editor at All About Jazz, named "The S
New York, New York December 29, 2004-Jazz artists Mark Murphy, Bill Charlap, Joe Lovano Quartet, Allan Harris, Andy Bey, and Paula West will be part of the 2005 Nightlife Awards.
The Nightlife Awards is the only broad-based critics award show honoring NYC's great nightlife, and it's the only award show in the world that is PURE ENTERTAINMENT! There will be more than twenty live cabaret, comedy and jazz performances on the
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LOS ANGELES -- JazzGenesis: Benjamin Franklin "Reb" Spikes and the Central Avenue Jazz Scene, 1919 to 1945 unveils the obscured legacy of a musician who helped open the doors to the entertainment industry for blacks in Los Angeles.
The exhibition begins Jan. 29, 2005 with a panel of recording industry executives discussing the future of
Chicago (January 2005)-Award-winning vocalist Anne Burnell, formerly Anne Pringle, is pleased to announce the January 2005 release of her 3rd CD, BLUES IN THE NIGHT: THE SONGS OF HAROLD ARLEN as part of the Harold Arlen Centennial celebration.
With arrangements by Count Basie Band veteran of 16 years Bob Ojeda, this CD is a standout. Among the musicians accompanying Ms. Burnell on this recording are Ojeda on trumpet, former Frank Sina
Roni Music Productions announces the Live recording of: Jazz Guitarist , Ron Jackson Ron Jackson will record his arrangement of popular standards, R+B Classics and his original compositions.
Friday and Saturday
February 18 and 19 2005
Cecil's Jazz Club & Restaurant
364 Valley Road
West Orange, NJ
For Tickets and Info.
Wednesday, January 5 at 7:30 PM Kambalache Negro and Edmar Castenada Admission is $15 Assembled in 1992 by percussionist Roberto Chino Bolanos, Kambalache Negro is one of the best Afro-Peruvian groups in the United States. A jumble of sounds including percussion, guitar, bass, corus and the lilting voice of Mariela Valencia, the group plays festejos, landós, zamacuecas and lamentos. The group is currently working on their first CD. Colombian musical prodigy Edmar Castenada began playing the
STEVE CLARKE’S "DA Bass Is Loaded"
RELEASE DATE JANUARY 7, 2005
Bassist, composer and educator, mixes jazz, grooves and odd time signatures on new recording.
Hop-N-Bop Records will release "Da Bass Is Loaded", a new recording from the internationally renowned bass
Co-hosted by URSCENE.com president, Dr. Lovell L. Elliott, whose alternate radio personality is widely know
Red hot rhythms cruise on a cool sea of music and soulful voices. Music that is sensitive, straight from the heart, and echo’s deep within the soul. In perfect tune with today’s new smooth jazz, contemporary jazz and vocals r
"The Chapter" is a unique blend of various genres that is just the first chapter on the journey to the long awaited return of original soul music. From the soulful sounds of "Better Days" and "So Real", to the show stopping love song of the year "Can't Nobody", to the funk of the "Derrty Jazz", this album and The Chapter