Jazz industry press releases from around the world. Your connection to what's happening.
Best known for their sizzling live performances, the fo/mo/deep groove is rooted in the experimental school of the 70s a time when jazz, soul and funk were one and the same. Seeking to defy the ordinary, this diverse collective of seasoned pros keeps things stirred up with unpredic
"Jada" by Oliver Nelson
"After You've Gone" Arranged by Bill Holman
"Slide's Derangement" by Slide Hampton.
Swing Central High School Jazz Band
Competition & Workshop
March 30-April 1, 2011.
Three-Day Workshop and Competition:
From March 30 through April 1, the twelve participating high
The Lyons Scholarship is awarded each year to on
Juan Luis Guerra ‘83 leads the pack with four nominations. His album A Son De Guerra is up for Album of the Year
New York City is a beacon, a magnet, an oasis of culture. To many, it is The Center Of It All.
For tourists; it’s the Statue Of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the sad ghostly space of the World Trade Center. For artists and art fans it’s the Guggenheim, the Museum Of Modern Art, the allure of the streets that Andy Warhol walked. For lovers of literature it’s the Strand Book Store, the New York Public Library, the Algonquin Hotel. Oh, but for music fans it might be the best place o
©2010 Bebob Records
Robert Hurst III, jazz bassist extraordinaire, returns triumphant to the CD scene with his newest release, Bob Ya Head, on the Bebob Records label. Joining Hurst on the 2010 release are Marcus Belgrave- trumpet, Vincent Bowens- tenor sax, Scott Kinsey- keyboards, Darryl "Munyungo" Jackson- percussion and Karriem Riggins on drums. Sy Smith’s vocals grace the album with lyrics by Robert himself. Bob Ya Head was recorded at Bebob Music Studios in Calabasa
Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition 2010 attracts worldwide entries.
Clement Pianos are pleased to announce that some of the best young jazz pianists from the UK, Canada, North America, South America, Europe and Scandinavia will compete in this unique event. The Semi-Finals and Grand Final are to be held in Nottingham on the 1st 2nd and 3rd October 2010. www.nijpc.com
Following the success of the inaugural Competition i
In the early 20th Century a young girl named Ima Jeane Smith often went to the movies--Silent Pictures-- where the only sound was a live pianist, vamping dramatically in sync to the happenings on the screen.
Upon returning home from the p
The new website musiccenter.garrisonjazz.com took 5 years of hard work to develop and has finally taken shape as being the most comprehensive virtual music education centers available on line. All lessons can be tailor-made for each student by clicking a few buttons and he or she will learn many techniques and music theories thr
Jazzin’, Swingin’ and Doin’ Good!
World Class Jazz and Swing Concert and Brunch to Benefit the
American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey
Featuring renowned cornetist Warren Vaché
Fairfield, NJ Aug. 10, 2009 The American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey’s will hold its 27th annual Jazz Festival, at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, Sunday September 26, 2010, from 12:30 5:00.
The performance will feature world- renowned cornetist, Wa
Wilson is a noted jazz educator and big band arranger who has performed and recorded with a who’s who of jazz,
"Thursday Night Vibe"
August 28, 2010 Thursday Night Vibe Concert Series held at the beautiful downtown Kyoto Grand Hotel & Gardens. The show is produced every Thursday night by Jadar Entertainment, 94.7 The Wave in association with Roland Wirt. Thursday, August 26th Show did not disappoint! This Live Concert Series has taken on a whole new Smooth VIBE experience, unlike anything we’ve heard or seen in the Los Angeles area in a very long time; it is such an exciti
August 24, 2010 / Zarmedia - Press Release / New York, NY/ Los Angeles, Ca / Chasin The Trane - Many Miles To Go / Azar Lawrence / Mystic Journey
Traversing a musical landscape for over three decades Saxophonist, Azar Lawrence has had to navigate peaks, plains, valleys and the ofttimes tumultuous terrain that one may endure over a lifespan. He has weathered through some devastating life altering storms as do most who have witnessed and experienced generations of existence.
Hitmaking Pianist Tom Grant Serves a Musical Feast with Delicioso
Portland, OR/August 20, 2010
Nu-Wrinkle Records is proud to announce the CD release of "Delicioso" ("Dee-lish-e-oso") by pianist Tom Grant. The single, "Cute New Car," will be going for adds to radio on August 30, 2010.
Since 1983, Tom’s records have repeatedly topped the contemporary jazz charts. Radio fan