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JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 2, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 2, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks131Eddie Henderson Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)279215+6475713252Allan Harris Black Bar Jukebox (Love Productions)255207+4844826313Justin Kauflin Dedication (Jazz Village)251245+634616424Jamie Cullum Interlude (Blue Note)237241-4345255125Charles McPherson The Journey (Capri)215161+54950536116Joe Alterman Georgia Sunset (Joe Alterman Music)206167+3975264777Jim Snidero Main Street (Savant)201185+1654874848Quincy Davis Songs In The Key Of Q (In The Know)192209-17448169139Sam Most New Jazz Standards (Summit)184156+285489310810Jeremy Pelt Tales, Musings And Other Reveries (HighNote)175178-334584111011Louis ...

NEW RECORDING

Internationally Renowned Musician/Composer Kyle Eastwood Pays Homage To Late 50’s And Early 60’s Jazz With Time Pieces Set For Release March 10, 2015 On Jazz Village

Internationally Renowned Musician/Composer Kyle Eastwood Pays Homage To Late 50âs And Early 60âs Jazz With Time Pieces Set For Release March 10, 2015 On Jazz Village

Limited Vinyl Edition Released April 14/US Tour Dates March 27 – April 18 In the 17 years since the release of From There To Here, Kyle Eastwood’s first album as a leader, the multi-talented double bassist, composer and producer has forged a dynamic musical path. His artistry is eclectic, yet refined and transcends the boundaries of ...

EVENT

Billy Cobham's Spectrum 40 Spring USA Tour And CD Release, Spectrum 40 Live

Billy Cobham's Spectrum 40 Spring USA Tour And CD Release, Spectrum 40 Live

JAZZ FUSION VIRTUOSO BILLY COBHAM ANNOUNCES SPRING 2015 TOUR OF SPECTRUM 40 SHOW AND RELEASE OF LIVE CD World-class jazz fusion drummer Billy Cobham announces his Spring 2015 USA Spectrum 40 Tour, in conjunction with the release of the double CD recording, Spectrum 40 Live. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Cobham’s breakthrough album, Spectrum—widely regarded as ...

PERFORMANCE

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, February 27-March 5

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, February 27-March 5

Homegrown and imports, new artists and veterans dot the jazz scene this week. As we again try to pull ourselves out of the deep freeze, the music at least remains hot and vibrant. Big Gigs This Week Friday, February 27. New York-based pianist Javier Santiago has spent the last two months on extended vacation in his ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dexter Gordon

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dexter Gordon

All About Jazz is celebrating Dexter Gordon's birthday today! Dexter Gordon is considered to be the first musician to translate the language of Bebop to the tenor saxophone. Dexter Keith Gordon was born on February 27, 1923 in Los Angeles, California. His father, Dr. Frank Gordon, was one of the first African American doctors in Los ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

OFFICIAL: IFPI Sets Friday As New Global Music Release Day

OFFICIAL: IFPI Sets Friday As New Global Music Release Day

As we reported yesterday, international recording industry trade body IFPI has declared that by summer Friday at 12.01 AM will be the new official date and time for new global music releases. Friday is already new release day in Germany and Australia, but the shift means big changes in the US, UK and elsewhere. In a ...

NEW RECORDING

Get Fritzenized! Rising Star Keyboardist/Composer Jonathan Fritzen Releases Fifth Solo Album February 10, 2015 On Nordic Night Records

Get Fritzenized! Rising Star Keyboardist/Composer Jonathan Fritzen Releases Fifth Solo Album February 10, 2015  On Nordic Night Records

Sweden’s Hottest Musical Import to U.S. Since Abba Los Angeles, CA: Take one of the hottest composers and keyboard players in instrumental pop, add in featured performances from the likes of Gerald Albright, Paul Taylor and Nils Landgren, hook them up with ten wonderful new tunes and what do you have? The answer is Fritzenized, the ...

NEW RECORDING

Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) Discusses Solo Album "Cheating The Polygraph" In New Q&A Video

Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) Discusses Solo Album "Cheating The Polygraph" In New Q&A Video

ENGLAND - Porcupine Tree drummer, Gavin Harrison, widely acknowledged as one of the finest drummers on the planet, has posted a Q&A video discussing his sparkling new solo album, Cheating the Polygraph. Acclaimed British jazz musician, Laurence Cottle, joins Harrison to explain the process behind their reimagining of such Porcupine Tree gems as “Heart Attack in ...

BOOK / MAGAZINE

Love Songs The Hidden History by Ted Gioia

Love Songs The Hidden History by Ted Gioia

Music historian and Daily Beast columnist Ted Gioia uncovers the hidden truths of love, one of the most dominant themes of music in the last millennium. While many tend to view love songs as simple, sentimental, and formulaic, Gioia proves that no other style of music has led to more censorship, controversy, or reprisals. Based on ...

EVENT

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music Of Dave Holland On Thursday, March 5 At Brown Hall

New England Conservatoryâs Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music Of Dave Holland On Thursday, March 5 At Brown Hall

Concert Follows Holland Residency at School Join visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland as he leads New England Conservatory jazz students in a performance of his music following a week-long residency. The concert takes place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at NEC’s Brown Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA. The concert ...


 

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