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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 17, 2014

Bassist Mark Egan Releases "About Now" on Wavetone

Bassist Mark Egan Releases "About Now" on Wavetone

Bassist-Composer Mark Egan Showcase his Fretless Voice on About Now New Wavetone release reunites bassist with colleagues Danny Gottlieb and Mitch Forman Over the past 30 years, Mark Egan’s ability to groove, perfectly complement the music in any situation and solo expressively has made him one of the most in-demand bass players on the international music ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 17, 2014

New John Escreet Featuring Evan Parker On Sunnyside (5/13)!

New John Escreet Featuring Evan Parker On Sunnyside (5/13)!

Jazz and contemporary improvised music have had numerous iconoclasts, who questioned and reshaped forms that they inherited, and, as an aural tradition, the music develops as these boundary pushers collaborate and share their knowledge, so the future generations of musicians can push ahead. Pianist/composer John Escreet knew that he wanted to perform with just such a ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 17, 2014

Texas Tenor Saxman Elias Haslanger Releases "Live At The Gallery" (Cherrywood Records) On May 6

“Haslanger is now a major talent, both as a composer and instrumentalist, whose future has almost unlimited potential and should be regarded in national terms.” - Michael Point, DownBeatCherrywood Records is proud to announce the release of “LIVE at the Gallery" (May 6, 2014 release) the latest recording from critically acclaimed jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 17, 2014

Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns To His Detroit Roots On "Brother Brother" (4/29)

Though veteran guitarist Thom Douvan currently splits his time between the Bay Area and Los Angeles, his heart is still deeply imbedded in the Motor City, where he gained invaluable bandstand experience during the ‘80s with a group of former Motown session men collectively known as The Funk Brothers. Those funk and soul-jazz roots run deep ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 17, 2014

International Prog Ensemble Sontaag To Release Epic Space Opera

In the grand tradition of high concept progressive rock comes an epic cross-media hybrid where cerebral science fiction meets visceral rock ‘n’ roll. Sontaag’s eponymous debut album has been described as ‘the space opera that Pink Floyd never wrote’, ‘a modern-day Tubular Bells’, ‘a prog-rock War Of The Worlds’, but no reference point or sound-bite nails ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 15, 2014

Dutch Hi-Res Label SnipRecords Signs Chicago Based Sarah Marie Young

Chicago jazz and soul singer and winner of the Montreux Voice Competition 2011 Sarah Marie Young will record a full length album consisting of soulful songs with an R&B influence. The album will be produced by Marijn Kooy, owner of SnipRecords, and released by his label as high resolution download early Fall 2014. Young is a ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 13, 2014

Hip Jazz for Hip Listeners

Hip Jazz for Hip Listeners

Singer Giacomo Gates wide-ranging musicality, humor and swing were on full display Saturday night at JD’s Bistro & Grille as he opened the Port Charlotte FL venue’s Jazz Masters series of special jazz events.  Gates fit the bill perfectly with his approach to jazz, including his instrument-like scatting and use of vocalese. The latter technique, ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 11, 2014

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey To Release Limited Edition Live Lp "Millions: Live In Denver" On Record Store Day

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey To Release Limited Edition Live Lp "Millions: Live In Denver" On Record Store Day

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey celebrate their 20th Anniversary in 2014 with the Record Store Day exclusive, limited edition LP, Millions: Live In Denver. Recorded over two sold out nights at the esteemed Denver, CO jazz venue Dazzle this past November, JFJO presented classic material from throughout their history that hadn't been performed live in years, including ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 11, 2014

9 CD Discoveries of the Week

9 CD Discoveries of the Week

I've been traveling quite a bit lately, so my CD discoveries have been piling up. Finally, this past week, I had some time to write about the new albums I love... Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra—Strength in Numbers (Summit). A solid, tasteful big-band album arranged by McGuinness whose writing constantly wriggles the orchestra in and out of ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 11, 2014

Aleph Records To Release The Label’s First Vinyl Recording Lalo Schifrin’s Classic Score For Bullitt

Aleph Records To Release The Labelâs First Vinyl Recording Lalo Schifrinâs Classic Score For Bullitt

Limited Edition 200-Gram Vinyl – To Be Released on April 19th Los Angeles, CA: Aleph Records is proud to announce the label’s first ever vinyl release, BULLITT – composed by legendary composer Lalo Schifrin (Mission: Impossible, Rush Hour trilogy). The album will be released in conjunction with record store day on April 19, 2014. The album ...

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