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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Alan Hampton Releases Sophomore Album "Origami for the Fire"

Alan Hampton Releases Sophomore Album "Origami for the Fire"

Alan Hampton is a busy man. When he's not on the road, playing bass and singing with Andrew Bird, Gretchen Parlato Meshell N'Degeocello, and Robert Glasper, he might be in the studio laying down tracks for Sufjan Stevens, Luke Temple, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott, Esperanza Spalding, or The New Pornographers. But somehow, in between tours and ...

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Jazz Collective "Sasha’s Bloc" Sets "Heart On Fire" CD For March 2015

Jazz Collective "Sashaâs Bloc" Sets "Heart On Fire" CD For March 2015

Jazz Collective Sasha's Bloc, Featuring Guest Vocalist Jane Monheit and Conceived by Bassist Alex Gershman, Sets Heart on Fire CD for March 2015. A Big Jazz Band Sound, Featuring Original Music That Hearkens Back to the 1920s, 30s and 40s; An Upbeat, Modern Embrace of an Era That Gave Us the Music and Stage Presence of ...

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Vocalist Thana Alexa Immortalizes Personal and Musical Influences on Path to Self-Discovery with Debut Album, "Ode To Heroes"

Vocalist Thana Alexa Immortalizes Personal and Musical Influences on Path to Self-Discovery with Debut Album, "Ode To Heroes"

Available March 10 via Jazz Village Album Features Collaborations with Antonio Sanchez, Donny McCaslin, and Scott Colley “Ode To Heroes is an impressive collection of ambitious music beautifully pulled together by the powerful vocals of Thana Alexa that gives it all continuity. Alexa's music is challenging, but her use of the musicians and her voice makes ...

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Critically-Acclaimed Classical Pianist And Steinway & Sons Recording Artist Lara Downes Provides A Different Take On The Music Of Billie Holiday

Critically-Acclaimed Classical Pianist And Steinway & Sons Recording Artist Lara Downes Provides A Different Take On The Music Of Billie Holiday

When classical pianist Lara Downes was 8 years old, she wrote in her diary that her favorite song was Billie Holiday’s “I Cover the Waterfront." Ever since, says Downes, she has been enthralled with “the distinctive qualities of mood and phrasing, line and color” heard in Holiday’s singing. Now, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of ...

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Les Brown Plays Richard Rodgers

Les Brown Plays Richard Rodgers

Les Brown's albums in the late 1950s and early 1960s are largely hit and miss. Some have punch while others sort of go through the motions. But when they hit, they're way out of the park. No other band had a swinging Hollywood sound like Brown's. Maybe it's because many of the recording band's West Coast ...

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Varèse Sarabande Releases "Keep On Keepin'" On Soundtrack

Varèse Sarabande Releases "Keep On Keepin'" On Soundtrack

Co-Produced by Quincy Jones, The Album Features Performances By Clark Terry (With Duke Ellington, The Count Basie Orchestra, Jazz at the Philharmonic All-Stars) and Justin Kauflin With Original Score by Justin Kauflin and Dave Grusin Varèse Sarabande will release the Keep On Keepin’ On—Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, digitally and on CD February 24, 2015. The film ...

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Debut CD By Pianist, Composer & Bandleader Levon Mikaelian’s World Jazz Fusion Band United Shades Of Artistry Set For Release April 07, 2015

Debut CD By Pianist, Composer & Bandleader Levon Mikaelianâs World Jazz Fusion Band United Shades Of Artistry Set For Release April 07, 2015

jny: Baltimore and Washington, D.C. are not cities that immediately come to mind when imagining fertile grounds for the birth of World Jazz bands. Yet these metropolitan areas boast as diverse a multi-cultural population as any region of the U.S. and generations of musicians have been nurtured at both jam sessions within the Capitol Beltway as ...


 

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