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Jazz Musician of the Day: Kevin Mahogany

Jazz Musician of the Day: Kevin Mahogany

All About Jazz is celebrating Kevin Mahogany's birthday today! Kevin Mahogany - jazz vocalist When Kevin Mahogany cut his first records in the early and mid-‘90s, he was generally regarded as a welcome anomaly: a young male jazz vocalist in a field where most of his colleagues were either women or men over 60. With a ...

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ITunes Exclusives: 6 Classic Albums Released For Newport Jazz Festival!

Legacy Recordings Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Newport Jazz Festival with 6 Classic Album Exclusives Landmark “Live at Newport" Performances from Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald and Lionel Hampton Available for 1st Time Digitally Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival this summer with the ...

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Benjamin Lapidus Releases "Ochosi Blues"

WORLD-RENOWNED CUBAN TRES AND GUITAR VIRTUOSO BENJAMIN LAPIDUS NEW CD “OCHOSI BLUES" RELEASE AUGUST 1, 2014 World-renowned Cuban tres and guitar virtuoso Benjamin Lapidus and his new group Kari- B3 release OCHOSI BLUES (Tresero Productions) on August 1, 2014. It is his long awaited 7th Latin jazz recording and 8th as a bandleader. The album features ...

All About Jazz Introduces Discographies!

All About Jazz creates musician discographies from deep archive of album reviews and Discogs.com API Nearly 100,000 records seed database All About Jazz has developed a musician discography feature which allows musicians to document and promote their body of recorded work to jazz fans worldwide. “This project was part of a larger effort to help musicians ...

Musician's Past Events Now Viewable at Jazz Near You

Thanks to the suggestions from a few astute musician users, we now make a musician's past calendar publicly available to musicians, presenters, booking agents, and fans at Jazz Near You. Event history can be accessed from a musician's profile page by clicking “Events Calendar" in the calendar box. Example... Here's an example of saxophonist Ken Fowser's ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Christian

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Christian

All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Christian's birthday today! As the man who popularized the guitar in a jazz setting, his legacy lives on. Charlie Christian was born on July 29, 1916 in Bonham, Texas but was raised in Oklahoma City from the time he was two years old. Charlie\'s immediate family were all musically talented ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

Line-up Announced For 8th Annual Take Me To The River Festival

Line-up Announced For 8th Annual Take Me To The River Festival

CELEBRATE THE END OF SUMMER AT THE 8TH ANNUAL TAKE ME TO THE RIVER MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 6 IN HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON Hudson Valley’s Premier Outdoor Summer Festival Two Stages, 21 Bands, Big Art, Fun Kids Activities and Community Delicious, Locally Sourced Food + Drink from 12+ Vendors Reducing Carbon Footprint with Solar Stage, Recycling Centers ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Sony's Major Label Shenanigans Revealed by American Idol Lawsuit

By copyright and intellectual property attorney Wallace E. J. Collins III, Esq.. 19 Entertainment, the record company founded by “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller, has sued Sony Music Entertainment for allegedly cheating artists such as Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson out of monies due to them. The lawsuit sheds light on some controversial accounting practices at ...

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Monday Recommendation: Ahmed Abdul-Malik

Monday Recommendation: Ahmed Abdul-Malik

Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Spellbound (Status) Of Sudanese heritage, the bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1927-1993) was born Jonathan Timms in Brooklyn. After working with Art Blakey and Thelonious Monk, among others, Abdul-Malik studied music of other cultures. He was among the first to incorporate Middle Eastern and Indian influences into jazz. Except for a straight-ahead blues, this 1965 album ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

New Edition Of The Arizona Jazz Festival Is Packed With Soul

R&B veterans Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant, Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Brian McKnight, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Mint Condition, Kem, Fantasia and Jaheim join smooth jazz headliners Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Mindi Abair, Peter White, Euge Groove and more Phoenix, AZ: Thousands of concertgoers from all over the U.S. will be dancing in the ...


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