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FRESH SOUND/ NEW TALENT RECORDS PRESENTS:
THE DEBUT CD FROM GUITARIST/COMPOSER DAVE ALLEN
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Dave Allen Quartet brings together some of the best young talent that New York City has to offer. Their debut recording, Untold Stories, documents a well-crafted group sound rarely found
13 year old jazz piano sensation, Kne-O'chaw Hampton will be performing at the 2006 Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, January 26-28, 2006 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Among the head liners scheduled to perform are Shaggy, Al Green, Nestor Torres, Richie Stevens, James Ingram, Air Supply, Maxi Priest and more to be announced. There is a 50 year anniversary tribute to Byron Lee.
Kne-O'chaw was interviewed by Jaijai Jackson on her radio program "Woman Of Jazz" at xradio.biz in Las Vegas a
The Berklee 2005-2006 Concert Series continues November 3 at the Berklee Performance Center with acclaimed bassist Me'Shell NdegéOcello. General admission tickets are $25 ($18.75 seniors), and may be purchased at the Berklee box office or through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com. For ticket information, please call 617-747-2261 or visit www.berkleebpc.com. For season tickets to the series, call 617-747-2409. The Berklee Performance Center is located at 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA,
Stix Hooper heralds another peak of global music and adds to his illustrious solo career, as he records in Austria, late September, 2005, with his very special international jazz trio. The trio, recording at MG Sound Studios in Vienna, brings together Hooper along with world class, European pianist, Andre Kitaev, and American bassist, Al Criado. "Jazz is a wonderful freedom of expression," Hooper says. "It is America's indigenous musical art form, it's the music culture we have contributed to
'ASR Records artist, Erica Lindsay will be performing with Oliver Lake's Big Band this week at the Jazz Standard in NYC. Ms. Lindsay, is a world-class tenor saxophonist, composer and recording artist who first debuted as a leader on the NYC jazz scene in the late 1980s. She can also be heard on the latest Oliver Lake Big Band recording, Cloth (Passin' Thru Records). Her quintet was first heard on her debut release for Candid Records (CCD 79040), Erica Lindsay - Dreamer. T
"ESSENCE" by Australian Vocalist Ingrid James
Lay back, put up your feet, close your eyes, and enter a classic jazz club from the mid 50's as you listen to Ingrid James new CD "Essence." Ingrid James of Brisbane, Australia brings her eloquent vocals to this familiar ten-song set. She is able to move seamlessly between songs by songwriters who are diverse, and by adding her own heart felt vocals the songs are completely reformed. The soun
"A.S.A.P." is a benefit compilation featuring the hottest new Afrobeat acts around the globe, alongside former Fela Kuti bandmates Kaleta, Dele Sosimi, Baba Olajagun, and a classic Tony Allen track with Fela himself.
"A.S.A.P." reached the Top 25 overall and #1 on the world charts of the iTunes Music Store when it was released. It has been praised by
A beautiful brunette with a jazz and musical theater background, Tokeli is "it", the whole package, an extraordinary talent with outstanding performance style and heartfelt interpretation of her music. The singer is a native of San Diego, CA, who has recently & happily returned home to the little island off San Diego of Coronado, from a decade in Boston, New York and Los Angeles. With a B.A. in Theater from UCSD and a Masters in Drama from Tufts University, Tokeli fondly remem
For Immediate Release
Santa Cruz, California
August 31, 2005
Kapland Records in Jazz we trust
(Long Beach, CA September 14, 2005)
"The Return of The Twin" is the follow up to Ropatt’s (aka Ron Patton) debut solo CD, "Biggie Was Here", released in 2003, also on Twin Noir Records.
This time around, Ropatt’s collective work of 16 tracks showcases more of his versatility, and musical influences covering a wide array of sounds from old school, Motown, classical, Hip Hop, smooth jazz, pop, r&b, country and "movie soundtrack" music.
Ron was born a
by: George V Johnson Jr.
Twins Jazz would like to personally thank the Washington DC JAZZ Community for supporting the JAZZ MARATHON FUNDRAISER for the Victims of Hurricane Katrina. Many area musicians in the Nations Capitol went above and beyond the call of duty to assist in making this event a success. Beautiful jazz music was played 12 hours non stop. Ten hours of this event was recorded live on video. At the d
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tony Adamo One Playlist at a Time Franki LaMantia, Urbanzone Productions Singer-songwriter Tony Adamo’s tune, "When Love Comes Over You" was first played on Café Jazz Radio, 88.8 FM Toronto, Canada and was added to their playlist of April, 2003. It recently made the playlist for August 27 Sept 2, 2005 on SkyJazz Radio’s show, New Wave Café, and was in solid company right in between Will Downing & Gerald Albright’s version of "Stop, Look, Listen" and Lou Rawls
Featuring salsa singer Herman Olivera
3D LAUNCHES ITS FIRST LATIN ALBUM
"RITMO DE VIDA"
September 9, 2005
3D launches its first complete Latin album titled RITMO DE VIDA. The album features singer Herman Olivera, trumpeter Ray Vega and Grammy Award winning pianist Oscar Hernandez.
RITMO DE VIDA is a vibrant production with 10 songs
The University of South Florida &
The Center for Jazz Composition proudly announce
The First International
Jazz Composer’s Symposium
March 9-11, 2006
University of South Florida Campus
For immediate release
September 8, 2005
The USF Center for Jazz Composition hosts
Atlanta / LaGrange Georgia 9-7-2005
Jammates LLC turns up its online jazz jukebox. This complimentary feature area on the jammates.com website profiles participating Georgia jazz artists wanting to extend their music and brand to an expanded audience. The jukebox offers a full-length track by and artist profile for each participating jazz musician or group. From anywhere in the world, jazz fans now have the opportunity