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NuGroove 2.0 / SMC proudly presents the United States and Canadian release of Eumir Deodato's “The Crossing” with special guest appearances by contemporary jazz legend Al Jarreau on "Double Face" and "I Want You More."
With combined sales of over 25 million records as an artist, arranger or producer, the music of Brazil's Deodato has graced the world for nearly five decades. Having built such a solid and long-term reputation, it is not surprising that the list of guest appearances on “The Crossing” reads like a “who’s who” list of the music world. Featured artists include: Airto Moreira (Miles Davis, Weather Report, Chick Corea and Stanley Clark), John Tropea (Paul Simon, Alice Cooper, Eric Clapton and Dr. John), Billy Cobham (Miles Davis, George Duke, John Scofield and Grateful Dead), Paco Sery (Joe Zawinul), Londonbeat and Novecento.
Discover the legendary sounds by visiting www.eumirdedato.webs.com. The official release date for the United States and Canada is July 12, 2011. The first single to go to radio will be “Double Face” and can be purchased at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/double-face-radio-edit-single/id436394819
On Saturday, June 25th, the acclaimed Triad Theatre (www.triadnyc.com) in Manhattan presents a special double bill concert, featuring contemporary jazz saxophonist Greg Osby and experimental "Folk-Jazz" saxophonist Daniel Bennett.The Triad Theatre has hosted performances by entertainers like Slash, Joan Osborne, Lisa Loeb, Paula Cole, Susan Lucci, Buddy Miles, Ravi Coltrane, Debbie Gibson, David Crosby, George Benson, Max Weinberg, John Entwistle, Tracey Morgan, Kathie Lee Gifford, Matthew Broderick, Rachel Dratch, and Steve Gutenberg. The Triad was the original home for Off-Broadway hits like "Forever Plaid," "Forbidden Broadway," and "Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know." The Triad is located at 158 West 72nd Street on Manhattan's upper west side. Visit www.triadnyc.com for more information. All advance tickets must be purchased at ;www.brownpapertickets.com/event/177563