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Legendary Improv-rock-jazz Pioneers Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit To Reunite For Limited Tour Dates This Summer

Legendary Improv-rock-jazz Pioneers Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit To Reunite For Limited Tour Dates This Summer

Special 2015 edition of beloved absurdist jam-driven outfit to feature Col. Bruce Hampton alongside original members Oteil Burbridge, Jimmy Herring, and Jeff Sipe Referred to in a recent Relix feature as “The Jamband Velvet Underground,” the influential dada-jam trailblazers Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit will return to rattle the landscape this summer with ...

PERFORMANCE

Jeff Lofton's 1950s Miles Davis Tribute

Jeff Lofton's 1950s Miles Davis Tribute

Jazz trumpeter and composer Jeff Lofton will present his 1950s Miles Davis Tribute One World Theatre in Austin, Tex., on March 28, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at One World Theatre. The quintet features Lofton on trumpet, Joe Morales on sax, Jacob Dupre on keys, Glenn Schuetz on bass and Steve Schwelling on drums. The ...

NEW RECORDING

Red Piano Records To Release The Debut Recording From: Pianists/Composers Frank Carlberg & Leo Genovese Shadows And Reflections

Red Piano Records To Release The Debut Recording From: Pianists/Composers Frank Carlberg & Leo Genovese Shadows And Reflections

Available on April 21, 2015 Brooklyn-based Red Piano Records is proud to announce the release of Shadows and Reflections from pianists/composers Frank Carlberg and Leo Genovese. The recording sessions for this album came about in an atmosphere of friendship, common musical interests, and in anticipation of great fun. Carlberg (also a partner in Red Piano Records) ...

NEW RECORDING

Red Piano Records To Release The New Recording From: Pianist/Composer Ran Blake & Vocalist Christine Correa: The Road Keeps Winding

Red Piano Records To Release The New Recording From:  Pianist/Composer Ran Blake & Vocalist Christine Correa: The Road Keeps Winding

The Road Keeps Winding, the second volume in their ongoing tribute to Abbey Lincoln Available on April 21, 2015 Brooklyn-based Red Piano Records is proud to announce the release of The Road Keeps Winding from pianist/composer Ran Blake and vocalist Christine Correa. This album represents the second volume in the duo's ongoing, respectful and creative tribute ...

RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 30, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 30, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Russell Malone Love Looks Good On You (HighNote)333285+4866113242Eddie Henderson Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)309282+2705517333Steve Turre Spiritman (Smoke Sessions)287284+385933414Jacky Terrasson Take This! (impulse!)280289-905414555Charles McPherson The Journey (Capri)274219+55350576176Wolff & Clark Expedition 2 (Random Act)218159+5965363767Justin Kauflin Dedication (Jazz Village)193196-3142110878Dave Bass NYC Sessions (Whaling City Sounds)192195-31435892389Dave Stryker Messin' With Mr. T (Strikezone)1912+18936409110910Jamie Cullum Interlude (Blue Note)189191-21422910710Sam Most New Jazz Standards (Summit)189195-624277121812Rez ...

CAREER

5 Free and Cheap Time Management Tools for Musicians

5 Free and Cheap Time Management Tools for Musicians

Time is money, especially when you're a musician. You can't waste time trying to figure out the most effective ways to juggle the creative and business elements of being in a band, so you need to rely on time-saving tools and apps to keep your band functioning and organized. Guest Post by Amy Sciarretto  on Sonicbids Blog ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Thad Jones

Jazz Musician of the Day: Thad Jones

All About Jazz is celebrating Thad Jones' birthday today! Thaddeus Joseph Jones (March 28, 1923 - August 21, 1986) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan to a musical family of ten (an older brother was pianist Hank Jones and a younger brother was drummer Elvin Jones). Thad Jones ...

NEW RECORDING

Acid Mambo! Chris Washburne & Syotos - New Release "Low Ridin'"

Acid Mambo!  Chris Washburne & Syotos - New Release "Low Ridin'"

April 14 - CD Release
Low Ridin' on ZOHO This debut CD of Chris Washburne & The SYOTOS Band for ZOHO showcases Latin Jazz instrumental versions of 1960s and 70s Classic Rock songs—called Acid Mambo by its musicians. Afro-Latin jazz on a psychedelic trip! Zeppelin, Hendrix, the Doors etc.—meet Tito Puente! The band's name ...

AWARD / GRANT

Berklee Honors Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Producer Luis Alvarez With George Wein Impresario Award At The Festival’s 25th Anniversary

Berklee Honors Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Producer Luis Alvarez With George Wein Impresario Award At The Festivalâs 25th Anniversary

Berklee College of Music will present Luis Alvarez, vice president of Mendez & Company, Inc., and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest, with the George Wein Impresario Award at the festival’s 25th anniversary on March 29. Named after Newport Jazz Festival founder Wein, the award recognizes individuals who bring music to life through their ...

EVENT

Jazz Appreciation Month At The Nash In Downtown Phoenix

Jazz Appreciation Month At The Nash In Downtown Phoenix

APRIL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH Jam Packed Calendar Includes Jazz Picnic & BBQ in Phoenix Civic Space, Bobby Broom & The Thelonious Monk Institute, and Centennial Celebration of the Legendary Billy Strayhorn Phoenix, AZ: April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and The Nash joins celebrations around the world with a jam packed calendar of events to showcase ...


 

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