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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 22, 2014

Alan Broadbent with NDR Bigband Release "America The Beautiful"

Alan Broadbent with NDR Bigband Release "America The Beautiful"

Last year Alan Broadbent, jazz pianist, arranger, conductor and composer released his solo album Heart to Heart for which he received the rarely given best rating of 5-stars by Downbeat magazine (USA) and Jazz Journal (UK). This year on Alan’s 67th birthday on April 23, 2014 his new album together with the NDR Bigband America the ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 21, 2014

Doc Stewart's Code Blue! Big Band

Doc Stewart's Code Blue! Big Band

The concept of Code Blue originally came from an idea to follow‐up my 2005 CD Phoenix: A Tribute to Cannonball Adderley. That CD debuted on the independent jazz new releases at number one. It continued to do well reaching number 13 on the jazz charts. I attribute this fluke to a very good CD and, based ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 21, 2014

Peter Epstein Joins With Ralph Alessi, Sam Minaie And Mark Ferber For First Songlines Release In Nine Years

Peter Epstein Joins With Ralph Alessi, Sam Minaie And Mark Ferber For First Songlines Release In Nine Years

Polarities, the New Album from the Peter Epstein Quartet, Will be Released on May 13 “...a wonderfully compelling and gripping album, on which instruments and sounds are of a rare expressive power." - Stef Gijssels, Free Jazz Blog, reviewing Epstein's previous release as a leader, Abstract Realism Saxophonist Peter Epstein may have slipped from public view ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 21, 2014

Darryl Alexander Sr Hits Up The Burgh With "Transitions"

Darryl Alexander Sr Hits Up The Burgh With "Transitions"

Producer/Drummer/Composer Darryl Alexander has an upcoming release of his new contemporary jazz recording, Transitions, “featuring 11 energetic and exciting new songs that are a melting pot of jazz, funk, r&b, hip hop, samba, and rock and features performances by a trio of Pittsburgh, PA favorite musicians. The first track, On E. Street is a favorite of ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 21, 2014

Out Now... A Big Feast Of Little Feat

Out Now... A Big Feast Of Little Feat

Rhino Presents Rad Gumbo: The Complete Warner Bros. Years 1971-1990, Featuring Studio Albums, Live Recordings, And Outtakes By The Legendary Group 13-CD Boxed Set Now Available Little Feat blended a wide range of musical styles to create a sound that’s as indescribable as it is unforgettable. During the band’s celebrated tenure with Warner Bros. Records it ...

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM April 21, 2014

Jamie Saft Joins Steve Swallow And Bobby Previte On The New Standard

Jamie Saft Joins Steve Swallow And Bobby Previte On The New Standard

Collaborative Outing Strikes The Jazziest Chord In The RareNoise Catalog While Jamie Saft has been a significant presence on previous RareNoise recordings by Slobber Pup, Plymouth and Metallic Taste of Blood, the renegade keyboardist and essential Downtown improviser steps into a dramatically different role on The New Standard. A collaborative trio outing featuring the dream rhythm ...

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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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