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Guitarist Wolfgang Schalk Releases "From Here To There"

Guitarist Wolfgang Schalk Releases "From Here To There"

Guitarist and composer Wolfgang Schalk’s new album From Here to There is an electrifying statement celebrating the “power of now" in jazz. Schalk’s new compositions plus a fresh take on Ellington’s “Satin Doll" bring the listener on a swinging spiritual journey from the first note. His band—Andy Langham (piano), Carlitos Del Puerto (bass), Clarence Penn (drums)—masterfully ...

Jazz & Beyond: Re-interpretation Of "The Dark Side Of The Moon" By Savoldelli, Casarano and Bardoscia

Jazz & Beyond: Re-interpretation Of "The Dark Side Of The Moon" By Savoldelli, Casarano and Bardoscia

There’s an old joke among instrumentalists: What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians? Answer: A singer. While this stereotype is overgeneralized to the point of being offensive, it is sadly too often the case that vocalists, particularly in the realm of mainstream commercial music, lack the deep musical knowledge of their instrumental counterparts. ...

Jazz-Rock Renegade Dean Brown Unleashes Expansive, All-Star Roller Coaster "ROLAJAFUFU"

Jazz-Rock Renegade Dean Brown Unleashes Expansive, All-Star Roller Coaster "ROLAJAFUFU"

Guitarist and composer Dean Brown has always done things his way. Nowhere is that in greater evidence than on ROLAJAFUFU, his fifth album as a leader. The title is a playful acronym that encompasses rock-latin- jazz-funk-fusion, the universes Brown explores on this diverse, kinetic recording. Brown’s fiercely independent streak is also exemplified by the fact that ...

Hot Tone Music To Release New CDs By Bassist Mimi Jones & Pianist Luis Perdomo, May 13

Hot Tone Music To Release New CDs By Bassist Mimi Jones & Pianist Luis Perdomo, May 13

Hot Tone Music, the artist-run label founded by bassist /composer Mimi Jones in 2009, announces the simultaneous release on May 13 of new CDs by Jones (Feet in the Mud) and pianist/composer Luis Perdomo (Montage). Perdomo’s Montage is his eighth album as a leader but the first solo piano recording in his distinguished career. After he’d ...

Yelena Eckemoff Muses On Life Changing Journeys And Looks Back To Early-Career Compositions On "Leaving Everything Behind" - Available May 13

Yelena Eckemoff Muses On Life Changing Journeys And Looks Back To Early-Career Compositions On "Leaving Everything Behind" - Available May 13

Yelena Eckemoff, the prolific and enthralling pianist and composer, has earned plaudits for her recent releases Everblue, Lions, A Touch of Radiance, Glass Song and more. She has made high-level original music with sidemen on the order of Peter Erskine, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen, George Mraz, and Mark Turner. With her new release Leaving Everything Behind, ...

World's Only Imrat Guitarist Todd Mosby Debuts Album With Six Grammy Winning And Nominated Artists

World's Only Imrat Guitarist Todd Mosby Debuts Album With Six Grammy Winning And Nominated Artists

The Walking Cradle Co. presents acoustic and Imrat guitarist, composer and improviser Todd Mosby, who debuts his genre-defying music—On Eagle Mountain. A unique blend of new age, jazz, and world music, with hints of folk, bluegrass and classical North Indian flair—Mosby will kick-off the tour from the 'Focal Point' in St. Louis on Saturday, April 30, ...

The Security Project Feat. King Crimson, Shriekback And Peter Gabriel Members To Tour In Support Of New Live Album

The Security Project Feat. King Crimson, Shriekback And Peter Gabriel Members To Tour In Support Of New Live Album

The Security Project, featuring members of King Crimson, Shriekback and Peter Gabriel's original band bring the genre-less masterpieces of Peter Gabriel into the 21st Century on their new live album Live 1. jny: Seattle-based Trey Gunn and Michael Cozzi join esteemed drummer Jerry Marotta and NY keyboardist David Jameson to harness the core of these songs. ...

ECM Records Releases Jack DeJohnette's "In Movement"

ECM Records Releases Jack DeJohnette's "In Movement"

Jack DeJohnette (drums, piano, electronic percussion) Ravi Coltrane (tenor, soprano and sopranino saxophones ) Matthew Garrison (electric bass, electronics) “A trio of compatible ideals. Featuring Ravi Coltrane on saxophones and Matt Garrison on electric bass, it’s both earthy and elastic, capable of sneaking in and out of song form, disinclined to rush toward resolution.” –Nate Chinen, ...

Boston-Based Vocalist Lisa Yves releases "Jazzy Little Soul"

Boston-Based Vocalist Lisa Yves releases "Jazzy Little Soul"

The creator of Jazz For Kids has completed her new Jazz and Soul vocal CD called Jazzy Little Soul. The music was produced by veteran producer Crit Harmon, who has worked with Martin Sexton, Meg Hutchinson, and Lori McKenna. Lisa will be appearing on the UK web show HerVoice. Lisa has sung with Harry Connick, Jr. ...

Saxophonist/Composer Will Vinson To Release "Perfectly Out Of Place"

Saxophonist/Composer Will Vinson To Release "Perfectly Out Of Place"

Saxophonist/Composer Will Vinson to Release Perfectly Out of Place. Available May 6, 2016 on 5Passion. Featuring: Will Vinson (alto & soprano saxophones, synthesizers), Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizers), Matt Penman (bass), Jeff Ballard (drums), Jo Lawry (vocal), Jamey Haddad (additional percussion on “Skyrider") & The Mivos Quartet (Olivia De Prato, Joshua Modney: violins, Victor Lowrie: ...


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