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Los Angeles Natural, the debut record from Antonia Bennett, is set for release by Mesa/Bluemoon on Tuesday, August 17. The 6-song release introduces Bennett as a gifted interpreter of jazz classics with an impeccable and accessible vocal style.

" [Antonia] conjures echoes of Billie Holliday and Rickie Lee Jones, with a hint of Betty Boop." The New York Times

Like her legendary father Tony Bennett, Antonia embraces the warm, timeless sound of the standards and also like her da

"Falling Leaves - Live in Hamburg", the stunning new solo jazz piano album from frequent finalist in major U.S. jazz piano competitions Ayako Shirasaki, will be released by Jan Matthies Records on September 7, 2010.

Shirasaki has been sharing her dramatic improvisational approach with listeners worldwide for the past 10 years, "Falling Leaves - Live in Hamburg" is her 4th album.

The CD has been recorded on October 17, 2009 at the Laeiszhalle Hamburg. The German Jazz Magazine Jazz

Do you Enjoy Jazz Music? Well If you do you will love Gordon Haskell described by all music guide as 'Haskell dresses like Johnny Cash and sings like a perfectly modulated blend of Kenny Rogers, Marvin Gaye, and (somehow) Nina Simone...all without the slightest hint of affectation'.  Since 2001 Audiences have fallen for his breakthrough hit  no 2 single 'How Wonderfull You Are' from the album Harry's Bar. Gone were the days when people would say weren't you

The Guelph Jazz Festival promises to offer more than ever, with better-than-ever festival pass.

GUELPH Hot off the heels from its trip to Toronto to accept the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Guelph Jazz Festival is releasing a stellar 2010 concert line-up that includes a new, and very intriguing dusk-to-dawn event called Nuit Blanche.

The complete schedule encompasses an array of activity and free community offerings, from the random and roving performances taking place in

Atlanta - Celebrated jazz saxophonist Albert Rivera, in concert with Turnaround Records, announces the upcoming release on August 17, 2010, of his second album on Turnaround Records, entitled Inner Peace. This album is a contemporary addition to Rivera’s unique collection of smooth, musical grooves that includes his highly acclaimed first album, Re-Introduction.

For Rivera, Inner Peace represents a musical triumph in its accessibility. "The listener, whether a newcomer to jazz or a seasoned

(Ventura, CA) Traditionally, over the past 16 years, the Ventura Music Festival has brought in acclaimed classical and world-renowned musicians to perform at its festival the first two weeks in May.

With the support of the Irvine Foundation, the Ventura Music Festival continues to look for ways to diversify its audience and reach into surrounding communities with organizers announcing a Latin Music Festival as part of its repertoire to celebrate culture and heritage locally and region

The Soulful Radio Network is pleased to announce the official launch of a new station exclusively dedicated to the music of Modern Contemporary Jazz Maverick Alfonzo Blackwell.

New York, NY (USA) 2010 marks an exciting year for the Soulful Radio Network and music impresario Alfonzo Blackwell. the soulful internet radio network The Soulful Radio Network is excited to announce 8 new channels added to the existing 16 channel internet radio network, which now boasts a tota

CD Release Concerts, as well as Performances by Etkin's Group Kelenia,
Scheduled Throughout 2010

Oran Etkin, an internationally acclaimed jazz/world artist and composer whose NYC
based music classes for children are endorsed by Harvey Keitel, Naomi Watts and Liev
Schreiber, will release Wake Up Clarinet! on his new Timbalooloo label
(September 14, Motema Music/Allegro-NewSound distribution). Coinciding with this
release is the launch of Oran Etk

Sylvain Music Notes Acclaimed New Orleans’ songstress Stephanie Jordan debut the Thursday Night Jazz at The Setai, South Beach. Launching August 5, at 7:00 p.m. and every Thursday thereafter, local and national jazz musicians and vocalists will perform live classic, Latin and smooth jazz under the stars at The Bar & Courtyard in Miami Beach.  Since opening its doors in 2005, The Setai, an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach has been synonymous with exceptiona

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Metro Detroit, MI/August 2, 2010
Have you ever had a song that just wouldn’t get out of your head? The beat and the groove were just more than you mind could comprehend. You’re blown away, pulled away from the obvious and propelled into the unknown a place where music, rhythm and rhyme defies time. You know it’s a dangerous obsession but you surrender helplessly as your body moves and your p

San Jose - This year’s Drummies have been very interesting for a variety of reasons. As previously reported, recording voting occurred as 6500 drummers casted 100,000 votes in the 40 categories that make up The Drummies.

Neil Peart, for a fourth straight time, has won "Drummer Of The Year." It was a very tight race with Peart winning over Travis Barker by just six votes. It’s reasonable to assume that Peart’s lucky number is 6 since he can play in 6/6, 6/8, 6/24 and so on.

Over the last

Amos Bros Media Announce Their New Line Of Mini Jazz Documentaries.

The new monthly series "Milestones Of Jazz" chronicles original versions of jazz standards and the most notable remakes. The first release features the Herbie Hancock and the Headhunter's jazz/funk/fusion classic "Chameleon"

Milestones Of Jazz is the brain child of New Orleans based jazz musicians Jason and Jamaal Amos. Future releases will include Mr. Magic (Grover Washington jr.), P

(Houston, TX) -- 27 year old pianist Richard Henry has just launched World Wide Jazz which is a jazz website created for fans and listeners of jazz. This website will feature articles, news, interviews, a forum, cd reviews and merchandise. Those who are interested can also advertise on the website.

Jazz listeners who visit the site will be able to purchase World Wide Jazz merchandise such as t-shirts, hoodies and caps. There will also be jazz cds, dvds and books to buy. Newsletters wil

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Sunset Recording artist, Rachel Fine will perform this weekend at the 2010 "Champions of Education" Benefit

Rachel Fine will perform at the VIP Dinner after the Polo match set up this weekend at the 2010 "Champions of Education" Benefit on the Hamptons, Long Island in New York to support the ongoing campaign for The MacDella Cooper Fou

Virillion Music recording artist Marc Hoffman has announced the release of Curioso, an all-original jazz cd that features Hoffman on keyboard and vocals, Tim Gordon (Mr. Groove) on sax, Grammy nominee John Sharp on guitar, Terry Peoples and Nathan Scott on bass, and Gray Fallin (The Brubakers), Mike Lanier and Ryan Scott on drums and percussion.

Curioso follows the release of a single track from the cd several weeks ago entitled "Hefti," Hoffman’s tribute to his former composition professor,

Tony Adamo is Soul Funkin' at Studio Trilogy

Fred Harris, Urbanzone Productions

Los Angeles, California

Strokeland record artist, Tony Adamo and his guitarist/producer, Jerry Stucker, recently recorded at Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, California.  Stucker was at the recording helm with Justin Lieberman co-owner of Studio Trilogy, assisting.  Stephen "Doc" Kupka, co-founder of the super- funk group, Tower of Power, and Mike Clark of Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters were

New York, NY (USA) It’s a very exciting year for Utopia Records Founder and CEO/President Alfonzo Blackwell and his staff members. 2010 marks Mr. Blackwell’s 15th Anniversary in the music recording business industry and Team Utopia has been geared up prior to the annual New York City Times Square ball drop on New Year’s Eve which took place on December 31, 2009. The New York native is enjoying every moment of this historic year so far and shows no sign of slowing down. The record label executive
The National Flute Association will host its 38th Annual Convention in Anaheim, California, August 12 15, 2010 at the Anaheim Marriott with over 3,000 flutists, composers, flute scholars and flute enthusiasts from all over the world, including performances and workshops by some of the top and most exciting jazz and world flutists. The public is invited to attend the events that are offered Thursday through Sunday during the convention.

Jazz concerts and workshops include:
Thursday, Augu



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Guitar Secrets of Regi"The Teacha" Wooten. The new guitar instructional DVD released July 1st, 2010 shows the secrets of Regi "The Teacha" Wooten's guitar playing that have contributed to his legendary status. From his slap technique to his raking style,Regi shows in a methodical and easy to understand the techniques he invented. Check out his two-hand piano technique, his bass and guitar slapping method, his blowing through the pick-ups, his sweeping and raking chapter

The Return of the 5,000 lb. Man:  

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The Return of the 5,000 lb. Man:   A 75th Birthday Tribute to Rahsaan Roland Kirk

      A friend of mine once asked me, "What's so great about Roland Kirk?"  I told him, "If a five-thousand pound man was coming to town, would you go see him?"     --Joel Dorn, Rahsaan’s longtime friend and producer   

                                                      Rahsaan Roland Kirk (Aug. 7th, 1935--Dec. 5th, 1977) was a jazz multi-instrumentalist best  known for his miraculous ability to play thre