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"Padme," Debut CD By Pianist/Composer Caili O'Doherty, To Be Released July 7 In Conjunction With West Coast Tour

"Padme," Debut CD By Pianist/Composer Caili O'Doherty, To Be Released July 7 In Conjunction With West Coast Tour

Pianist/composer Caili O’Doherty steps into the top tier of promising young jazz artists with the release on July 7 of her sparkling debut album, Padme, on her ODO Records imprint. O’Doherty’s prowess on acoustic and electric keys, her proclivity for writing airy, flowing melodies, and her clear vision as a leader are much in evidence on ...

PERFORMANCE

Cuban Pianist Daniel Amat And Top Latin Musicians Celebrate The Classical Side Of Cuban Music In Live Concert, Friday June 19th At Mark Taper Forum

Cuban Pianist Daniel Amat And Top Latin Musicians Celebrate The Classical Side Of Cuban Music In Live Concert, Friday June 19th At Mark Taper Forum

Celebrating the extraordinary heritage of Cuban music, acclaimed Cuban pianist Daniel Amat, accompanied by some of the most sought after Latin musicians in jny: Los Angeles, will pay tribute to Cuba’s most prolific composers in a special concert, Friday, June 19th. The event will be held at the Mark Taper Forum in the Music Center, (located ...

PERFORMANCE

Guitar Legend Shuggie Otis Hits The Road For An Extended Summer Tour

Guitar Legend Shuggie Otis Hits The Road For An Extended Summer Tour

jny: Los Angeles, CA - After the recent release of his first-ever live album, Live In Williamsburg (available on CD, vinyl and DVD), R&B legend Shuggie Otis is once again bringing his talents to the stage for a 20+ date, coast-to-coast tour starting July 5th. Nobody brings as much soul, style, and swagger to a live ...

CAREER

Three Ways Musicians Can Stand Out On Social Media

Three Ways Musicians Can Stand Out On Social Media

Social media has become one of the most powerful self-promotional tools for all artists. But while many acts use social media like Facebook and Twitter to advertise new releases and upcoming shows, a few go the extra mile, upping their statuses as fan-friendly by interacting with others or posting clever content.  Original Post By Bobby Moore ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Jazz this week: Dr. Lonnie Smith & Lionel Loueke, Alarm Will Sound, a tribute to Billie Holiday, and more

Jazz this week: Dr. Lonnie Smith & Lionel Loueke, Alarm Will Sound, a tribute to Billie Holiday, and more

This week's lineup of jazz and creative music shows in St. Louis emphasizes collaboration, with several events presenting novel combinations of musicians for your listening enjoyment. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, May 27 Jazz St. Louis' latest combination of two headliners into one evening of music features organist Dr. Lonnie Smith teamed with guitarist and ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Claudio Roditi

Jazz Musician of the Day: Claudio Roditi

All About Jazz is celebrating Claudio Roditi's birthday today! This Brazilian composer/arranger and trumpet artist has fourteen critically acclaimed albums, a Grammy nomination, and a busy international touring schedule that includes the most prestigious jazz festivals in the world. Claudio Roditi was born May 28th, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He began his musical studies ...

OBITUARY

Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

By Associated Press Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78. Belgrave died at an Ann Arbor care facility and the cause of death was heart failure, said Hazelette Crosby-Robinson, a cousin of Belgrave's wife Joan. ...

EVENT

Musicians Join Together To Honor Lew Soloff

Musicians Join Together To Honor Lew Soloff

A prestigious group of the jazz world's finest players will pay tribute to their colleague, legendary trumpet player Lew Soloff (Feb. 20, 1944-Mar 8, 2015) on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the John C. Borden Auditorium, located at the Manhattan School of Music (MSM). This event is free to the public and begins at 7:00 p.m. ...

ADVOCACY

Support Jazz in Philadelphia... Win a Tablet!

Support Jazz in Philadelphia... Win a Tablet!

Since the Fall of 2014, Philadelphia Jazz Project and our partner, Jazz Near You / All About Jazz have been engaged in a campaign to remind Jazz fans of the vibrancy of the music, as well as introduce new audience members to the wonders of Jazz & Grown Folks Music. Our goal is to develop a ...

EVENT

Linwood Taylor And Sol Roots Perform At Bethesda Blues And Jazz Supper Club

Linwood Taylor And Sol Roots Perform At Bethesda Blues And Jazz Supper Club

Bourbon, BBQ, and Blues. World class performers Linwood Taylor and Sol Roots join forces for an incredible night of blues, southern soul, funk, rock and more at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club. Come out for a Bourbon tasting, southern barbecue, and a special concert with Linwood Taylor and Sol Roots on Thursday May 28 at ...


 

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