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Dot Time records signs UK Jazz/Soul vocalist Ola Onabule

Dot Time records signs UK Jazz/Soul vocalist Ola Onabule

By Peter McLaren New York based label Dot Time Records announced the signing of Jazz/Soul vocalist Ola Onabule today. In recent months Onabule has been making waves in both the jazz and soul scenes with sold out concerts in Europe including headlining the “International Jazz Day” concert in Romania and the current chart success of the ...

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Maria Schneider's The Thompson Fields Now Available

Maria Schneider's The Thompson Fields Now Available

The Thompson Fields, Maria Schneider's long awaited album with her influential jazz orchestra, is now available on ArtistShare. The album features all new music by the Grammy Award Winning composer, recording with the Maria Schneider Orchestra for the firs time in seven years. The performances explore the relationship between Schneider and her band members, many of ...

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"Padme," Debut CD By Pianist/Composer Caili O'Doherty, To Be Released July 7 In Conjunction With West Coast Tour

"Padme," Debut CD By Pianist/Composer Caili O'Doherty, To Be Released July 7 In Conjunction With West Coast Tour

Pianist/composer Caili O’Doherty steps into the top tier of promising young jazz artists with the release on July 7 of her sparkling debut album, Padme, on her ODO Records imprint. O’Doherty’s prowess on acoustic and electric keys, her proclivity for writing airy, flowing melodies, and her clear vision as a leader are much in evidence on ...

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Chet Baker: The Lyrical Trumpet

Chet Baker: The Lyrical Trumpet

Orrin Keepnews doesn't get enough credit for the Chet Baker albums he produced on Riverside. In all, Orrin recorded five albums with the trumpeter in 1958 and '59—Chet Baker Sings: It Could Happen to You, Chet Baker in New York, Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pate, The Lyrical Trumpet of Chet Baker and Chet Baker Plays the ...

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Maria Schneider's The Thompson Fields To Be Released This Friday On Artistshare

Maria Schneider's The Thompson Fields To Be Released This Friday On Artistshare

On May 22, 2015, Maria Schneider's The Thompson Fields will ship out to all participants and will be available for purchase and download on ArtistShare here. We are proud to share the Maria Schneider Orchestra’s first studio album in seven years with you. It has been a wonderful journey, if you have not yet participated, you ...

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Sharon Hendrix, Talented Back-up Singer For Billy Cobham, Steps To Center Stage With Her Solo Debut

Sharon Hendrix, Talented Back-up Singer For Billy Cobham, Steps To Center Stage With Her Solo Debut

jny: Los Angeles, CA - After years of working just 20 feet from stardom Sharon “Muffy” Hendrix is stepping into the spotlight. Throughout her successful career Sharon has been singing backup on recording sessions and performing on stages across the world with top names including Billy Cobham, George Duke, Freddie Hubbard, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Tom ...

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New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD, "Get Up!," Due From MCG Jazz June 23

New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD, "Get Up!," Due From MCG Jazz June 23

Since 1983, tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger Bob Mintzer has been delving into the big band format and its myriad stylistic possibilities, collecting five Grammy nominations and one Grammy win in the process. His newest recording, Get Up!, which is his 20th big band album to date, will be released by MCG Jazz on June 23. ...

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Condon & Freeman: 1938-1950

Condon & Freeman: 1938-1950

On the Arts in Review page of today's Wall Street Journal, I review Eddie Condon & Bud Freeman: Complete Commodore & Decca Sessions, a new 8-CD box from Mosaic Records (go here). I must say, I was floored by the recordings. As most readers know, I've long been a dogmatic, self-proclaimed fan of post-1945 jazz individualists ...

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New Album From The Producer Of E.S.T: Daniel Westin Quartet - Notes

New Album From The Producer Of E.S.T: Daniel Westin Quartet - Notes

The Daniel Westin Quartet will release their debut recording Notes on Strangers Candy on May 15th. The album was recorded and produced by Åke Linton (Tonbruket, Esbjorn Svensson Trio) at Svenska Grammofonstudion. jny: Stockholm based pianist Daniel Westin has been heard in experimental indie band Humfree Bug Art and later live with Stockholm duo Grapell, both ...

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The Odd Couple Quintet +1 By John Clark

The Odd Couple Quintet +1 By John Clark

John Clark French horn CD Release on Composers Concordance Records “Virtually every French horn student starts playing the Mozart Concerti at a young age. I think I was 11 or 12 when I first attempted them, and even then I wanted to improvise on them. I had no idea what 'jazz' or 'creative music' was, but ...


 

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