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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 ...

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 ...

FESTIVAL

Neneh Cherry, Larry Graham, Rebecca Ferguson And Lisa Stansfield Added To Line-up For Love Supreme Festival

Neneh Cherry, Larry Graham, Rebecca Ferguson And Lisa Stansfield Added To Line-up For Love Supreme Festival

The Love Supreme Festival, which returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex this July, has announced a second raft of names, which includes a broad selection of superstar international acts and outstanding emerging talent from the worlds of jazz, soul, R&B, pop and beyond. Joining an adventurous line-up, that already features the likes of Chaka Khan, ...

PERFORMANCE

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, March 27 - April 2

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, March 27 - April 2

It's always good to return to the Twin Cities and one of the nation's most vibrant (and accessible) jazz scenes. And there's lots for all local jazz fans to enjoy in the coming week—some of our favorite veterans (and youngest stars) on stages from The Nicollet and Jazz Central across the river to the Black Dog ...

NEW RECORDING

Jazz for Newbies: Vocalists

Jazz for Newbies: Vocalists

In Part 1 of my ongoing series on jazz for those curious about the music but not quite sure where to start listening, I recently posted a list of 10 jazz piano albums that were nifty entry points. All are exciting, exceptional and easy to absorb for those with a beginner's ear. And all are guaranteed ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sarah Vaughan

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sarah Vaughan

All About Jazz is celebrating Sarah Vaughan's birthday today! In the 1940s, when most women singers adorned big bands as stage attractions rather than legitimate members of jazz ensembles, Sarah Vaughan, along with her predecessor Ella Fitzgerald, helped elevate the vocalist\'s role as equal to that of the jazz instrumentalist. A woman known for her many ...

CAREER

Bassist/Composer Mimi Jones Announces New Tour Dates

Bassist/Composer Mimi Jones Announces New Tour Dates

For bassist/composer Mimi Jones, the release one year ago of her second CD Balance accomplished several goals. It tested her mettle as a businesswoman, as the CD was released on the Hot Tone Music label she’d founded in 2009. It highlighted her propensity for collaboration and support of other indie jazz musicians, particularly women, as Hot ...

NEW RECORDING

“Traveler” Visits Barnes & Noble, Bossa Novas Onto Billboard Chart

âTravelerâ Visits Barnes & Noble, Bossa Novas Onto Billboard Chart

World beat purveyor Lawson Rollins boosted by in-store play for his newly released album; the virtuoso guitarist to be profiled in Guitar Player magazine. San Francisco, CA: The guitar-guided world music excursions that you hear this month in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the United States come from the recently released Traveler, the critically-hailed fifth album ...

NEW RECORDING

Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares To Release Their Long Awaited Full-length CD Debut "What Matters Most" Worldwide On April 28th, 2015

Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares To Release Their Long Awaited Full-length CD Debut "What Matters Most" Worldwide On April 28th, 2015

Los Angeles, CA - Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo Théard and Ginger Murphy. Their debut album, What Matters Most has been a labor of love over the past 5 years and finally releases worldwide, physically and digitally on April ...


 

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