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JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 1, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 1, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Harold Mabern Afro Blue (Smoke Sessions)359329+3036017232Harry Allen For George, Cole And Duke (Blue Heron Llc)256257-1143263193Cyrus Chestnut A Million Colors In Your Mind (HighNote)253171+82126032424Jose James Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday (Blue Note)251259-8151295105Joey Alexander My Favorite Things (Motema Music)242206+3694954696Cory Weeds Condition Blue (Cellar Live)236208+2855464787Steve Gadd Band 70 Strong (BFM Jazz)233223+1024458848Dave Stryker Messin' With ...

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BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sean Jones

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sean Jones

All About Jazz is celebrating Sean Jones' birthday today! Sean Jones For the remarkable composer/trumpeter/educator/activist Sean Jones, the pursuit of Jazz is a most serious endeavor. Not just in terms of mastering the art form, but in its fullest meaning and purpose socially, philosophically and spiritually. Deeply influenced by his immersion in Gospel music in the ...

FESTIVAL

West Valley Island Cultural Festival, Sunday, June 14, 2015

West Valley Island Cultural Festival, Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Third Annual West Valley Island Cultural Festival, June 14, 2015 Arizona - The Third Annual West Valley Island Cultural Festival celebrates island music and dance performances; an educational workshops for music, dance, and lectures. The festival will feature talented musicians, teachers, and dance performers, offering attendees an enjoyable experience. It is celebration of island/folk dance ...

RECORDING

"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 ...


 

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