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This is the Pure Audiophile double LP version of Karrin Allyson's 2001 recording - "Ballads - Remembering John Coltrane", PA-001(2). It is still sealed (brand new) in the original factory perforated plastic and retails for $50. It is half-speed mastered by the great Stan Ricker, who 1/2 speed mastered The Beatles Collection for MFSL, and was one of the original owners of Mobile Fidelity, among countless credits. And Paul Stubblebine of Acoustic Disc and Reference Recordings fame.

It is a 2-lp …

Beverly Hills, CA - September 26, 2002: Michael Feinstein, "American’s Ambassador of Song," has joined forces with Concord Records to create Feinery, a new subsidiary label that will present hidden gems from the American Popular Songbook. Feinery’s first release, Michael Feinstein Sings The Livingston & Evans Songbook, will be in stores October 8.

Michael Feinstein Sings The Livingston & Evans Songbook, which follows Feinstein’s critically acclaimed "Songbook" series of Broadway and Hollywoo …

29.01.2011

Latin Jazz Images in NYC

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Award winning photographer Enid Farber captured some images of musician Bobby Ramirez performing a Jazz concert at the Triad Theater in New York City on September 25th, 2002. Ramirez was accompanied by bassist Harvie S, pianist Daniel Kelly and drummer Vince Cherico. Ms. Farber was recently honored for "Excellence in Photography" and "Best Photo of the Year" at the 2002 Jazz Journalist Association Awards Ceremony.

The set included music from the repertoire of pianist Bill Evans' "Waltz For D …


Fresh off a coast to coast tour of the Canadian Jazz Festivals and US dates this past summer, modern jazz vibraphonist Matthias Lupri returns this fall with his 3rd CD of original modern compositions entitled "Same Time Twice" on "Summit Records - DCD 337".

Modern original jazz with the sweet sounds of the vibraphone and the forward thinking players of today's NYC jazz scene. Critically acclaimed saxophonist Mark Turner and guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel have …

The UK's most pro-active award winning independent record labels hosts its fifth annual jazz festival in London, highlighting established stars such as Stacey Kent and Donald Harrison, showcasing phenomenal new talent, such as Jamie Cullum and Christian Scott and featuring eight great new Candid albums.

  • Sunday 3rd November
    MÔNICA VASCONCELOS and NOIS at Ronnie Scotts
    Miss Vasconcelos is the latest addition to the CANDID artist roster and today sees the launch of her fabulous new …
  • From July 10-21 2003, the Eric Mintel Quartet will cross the pond as they tour the United Kingdom for the first time. Pianist and composer, Eric Mintel will be joined by Andrew Neu on sax, Kenny Kellem on bass and Jeremy Berberian on drums. The quartet will perform in concert halls, cultural centers, jazz festivals and the many jazz clubs England has to offer. This tour will coincide with the promotion of a new CD(yet to be titled)by Eric which features new original compositions and standards. " …
    29.01.2011

    press release

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    Unique and exciting bebop jazz singer Anita Wardell has just released a new CD "Until The Stars Fade" on Symbol records (uk). Recently returned to London from her other home Adelaide, Australia,(touring and teaching masterclasses at Adelaide university) Anita is now concentrating on the promotion of her new CD which critics have hailed as "the genuine article" (Swing journal Japan April 2002)......"her scatted lines on Make Someone Happy, tell a story in themselves....clear instrumental concepti …
    In December of 1997, one of Houston, Texas' finest jazz venues closed its door for the last time. Rockefeller's had been an icon for national and local talent for 18-plus years. The club's demise meant the end of a jazz institution. Over the years, some of the best artists and musicians in jazz made their way through the doors of Rockefeller's. After its closing, Houston experienced sporadic attempts at bringing national jazz talent to various concert halls and to a few clubs. The results …
    Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Laurie Krauz & The Daryl Kojak Trio are thrilled to announce their return appearance at the delicious Chez Suzette: Saturday, November 9th from 8:30pm - 11:00pm. This is a wonderful, intimate club so come enjoy the music but be sure to reserve early: 675 Ninth Ave. (between 46th & 47th)

    Reservations (212) 581-9717 & (212) 974-9002 NO COVER; $10 yummy minimum …

    29.01.2011

    The Chris Ho Trio Live

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    The Chris Ho Trio will be performing at the 10th annual Pumpkin Festival, October 19th and 20th at 9:00 AM. The group has produced four CDs and has provided world class performance for Playboy Jazz Festival, Hollywood Bowl Arts Festival, Long Beach Jazz Festival, and many other venues in the Los Angeles area. …
    "Imbued with a delicious sense of humor, an inspired gaiety and a smoldering sexuality" is how Joshua Kline (jazzreview.com) describes the tunes on STUCK’s new CD "We’re STUCK". Take the zany-yet-virtuosic attitude of Zappa (except there’s no guitar, just Chapman Stick!) -- mix it up with beats that are funky, swingy or a full-on spazz-attack have them flirt with just a couple of Ornette-ish jazzy riffs -- top off with a Japanese tinkerbell and there you have it: STUCK! On the first week of its …
    29.01.2011

    Musicians Speaking Freely

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    Jazz is hot. Since last year's showing of Ken Burns' Jazz on public television, sales of jazz music have risen. Recordings by Diana Krall and Cassandra Wilson have broken through to popular radio station formats and a number of performers have been featured in high-profile magazines. When you get your morning coffee at Starbucks or the local gourmet café you are more likely to hear Billie Holiday or Stan Getz being played in the background than the Beatles or Grateful Dead.

    Yet, to th …

    10/16/02 Club Metronome - Burlington, VT
    10/17/02 Bill's Bar - Boston, MA (Opening for Lake Trout)
    10/18/02 Tobacco Road - NYC

    A relatively new project to the east coast, the tremendous talents of the NYC musicians, in combination with the superb musicianship of Will Bernard, could fool the most astute music aficionado in thinking that Otherbug has been around for quite some time. Tight is a bit of an understatement for this band. Simply put, Otherbug redefines the live music exp …

    Signal to Noise: the Journal of Improvised and Experimental Music is celebrating its fifth anniversary with its twenty-seventh issue and the launch of a newly redesigned web site, http://www.signaltonoisemagazine.org. The quarterly magazine's new Fall 2002 issue, available now, features an extensive cover story on the re-emergence of the seminal rap group, Public Enemy. Its new site offers greatly expanded content, including ten of the most popular features from the journal's first five y …
    Jason Goldman, saxophonist and noted bandleader has announced the formation of the record label JMGJazz. This Los Angeles based independent record label was established to capture the creative and innovative "young lions" of modern music. While the emphasis is on jazz, the label will focus on the sounds of emerging artists in all styles of music.

    "Our goal is to provide a place where musicians will have an opportunity to explore their creativity to their fullest potential. Unlike major label …

    Ivan Acosta’s How To Create A Rumba, to be released theatrically by Hargrove Entertainment in Spring 2003, will get the party started when it opens the Latin Jazz Film Festival component of the Smithsonian Institution’s "Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta" Exhibit on October 23rd in Washington D.C. In January 2003 the exhibit begins a four year, 11-city United States tour.

    How To Create A Rumba tells the story of the origins and evolution of Cuban music through conversatio …

    "Down In The Depths: Interpretations of Cole Porter" (Library of Congress catalog number: LCCN-2002597038) features newly arranged and re-harmonized compositions by Cole Porter. In this recording he manages to produce a unique approach to the music while maintaining a strong link to the best of the tradition. This album includes some of the finest jazz musicians from the New York City area including: Al Gafa (guitar), Paul Rostock (bass), Vito Lesczak (drums), Ed Jackson (congas), Don Hah …
    29.01.2011

    Springsville

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    Springsville is a rhythm collective from Long Island working to combine elements of jazz, traditional ska & reggae, afro-cuban, latin, and drum & bass using electronics, samples, and modern editing techniques. Their distinctive music brings together trance grooves with varied textures, colorful rhythms and melodies, achieving a sophisticated sonic blend of influences. Springsville was formed in 2002 and features saxophonist and composer Matthew Voss, drummer Glenn Hackett, bassist Tom Mcgee, gui …
    Writes the veteran jazz vocalist Carol Sloane in her liner notes for "Rain Sometimes":

    "You may be unfamiliar with the work of Pinky Winters, but with resolute confidence in the exquisite music contained on this disc, I believe you will join the hundreds of musicians and others singers who have been her staunchest admirers for many years, in spite of the fact that so few of her precise interpretations have been heretofore readily available. This is a voice which will enchant you for now and e …

    29.01.2011

    Jazz Fever Photography Exhibition

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    "Jazz Fever • Jazz in New York '60-70s"
    A retrospective exhibition of jazz Photography by Francine Winham'
    opens on 12 November at the Luke & A. Gallery of Modern Art.

    Francine Winham was in the centre of the vibrant energy of the New York jazz scene in 1960-70s. "New York was the heart of the jazz world at the time - it was very exciting. You could go down to clubs like the Gate or the Village Vanguard and see all the great names performing live - Davis, Monk, Coltrane, Brubeck, S …