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Ayumi Ishito Puts The Soul Into Summer 2020 With Stellar New Single "Ocean Park Cafe'

Ayumi Ishito Puts The Soul Into Summer 2020 With Stellar New Single "Ocean Park Cafe'

Following hot on the success and critical-acclaim for her album Midnite Cinema from last year, soulful saxophonist Ayumi Ishito returns in 2020 with a stunning brand-new single called “Ocean Park Cafe.” Designed in our shared-but-isolated quarantine times amidst the thick of the worldwide pandemic, Ayumi & her talented band-mates recorded their parts for “Ocean Park Cafe” from the safety of their own homes in hopes of creating a composition that brings paradise to the people at a time where they ...

Baritone Saxophonist Claire Daly Salutes One Of Her Chief Musical Inspirations On 'Rah! Rah!,' To Be Released October 2 On Ride Symbol Records

Baritone Saxophonist Claire Daly Salutes One Of Her Chief Musical Inspirations On 'Rah! Rah!,' To Be Released October 2 On Ride Symbol Records

Baritone saxophonist Claire Daly celebrates the music and influence of the great Rahsaan Roland Kirk with all the enthusiasm promised by the title of Rah! Rah!, her new album. Set for an October 2 release on Ride Symbol Records, it’s a quartet date featuring pianist Eli Yamin, bassist Dave Hofstra, and drummer Peter Grant. It also includes eight tunes from Kirk’s repertoire, as well as two original compositions in which Daly reworks a pair of Kirk’s seminal pieces. (Kirk, who ...

Bay Area Jazz Aficionados Host August 8, Online Musical Tribute For Eddie Gale

Bay Area Jazz Aficionados Host August 8, Online Musical Tribute Memorializing Eddie Gale, San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz More than 20 Bay area jazz aficionados will present a livestream musical tribute, Saturday, August 8 from 2-4 PM (PST), 5-7 PM (EST), to memorialize their friend and mentor jazz trumpeter Eddie Gale. The Tribute sanctioned by Gale’s family to extend love and peace to friends, fans, and the communities he served, is being co-ordinated by jazz pianist Valerie Mih ...

Uptown Jazz Tentet - What's Next - Release Date: October 1st Featuring Brandon Lee, Adam Birnbaum & More!

Uptown Jazz Tentet - What's Next - Release Date: October 1st Featuring Brandon Lee, Adam Birnbaum & More!

Uptown Jazz Tentet What's Next Release Date: October 1st Featuring Brandon Lee, Willie Applewhite and James Burton III Ten-Piece Powerhouse! The Uptown Jazz Tentet is a ten-piece ensemble collectively led by trumpeter, Brandon Lee and trombonists Willie Applewhite and James Burton. The other seven members are the most reputable sidemen on the jazz scene today. The band attributes it's distinct sound to not only the musical prowess of its members, but also to the priceless value ...

Rebecca Coupe Franks - New Release - Every Little Thing Counts - With Sheryl Bailey, Jessica Jones & More!

Rebecca Coupe Franks - New Release - Every Little Thing Counts - With Sheryl Bailey,  Jessica Jones & More!

Rebecca Coupe Franks (aka Coupe) was born and raised in Aptos, California and currently resides in Gardiner, New York after living in New York City for 10 years. Coupe's new release Every Little Thing Counts is a blend of styles; blues, jazz and singer/songwriter. It consists of 15 original songs/lyrics. All the songs are sung by Coupe who has a subtle and distinct voice. Coupe also plays her trumpet which she is renowned for throughout her 35-year career in the ...

Eva Cortés New Release - Todas Las Voces - Features Christian McBride, Elio Villafranca, Eric Harland And More!

Eva Cortés New Release - Todas Las Voces - Features Christian McBride, Elio Villafranca, Eric Harland And More!

TRRC Presents Eva Cortés Todas las Voces July 17th Debut Release with All-Star Band! Featuring: Christian McBride, Elio Villafranca, Eric Harland, Doug Beavers, Luisito Quintero, Román Filiú and Luques Curtis! “My music is nothing but a reflection of what my life has been." Honduran/Spanish singer, songwriter and composer Eva Cortés delivers a revelatory set of flamenco and blues-tinged Latin jazz on her newest record, Todas las Voces. Working for the second time with producer, arranger and trombonist Doug Beavers (Eddie ...

Fahir Atakoğlu New Release For Love Featuring Vocalists Buika, Luciana Souza, Letizia Gambi & Aimée Allen!

Fahir Atakoğlu New Release For Love Featuring Vocalists Buika, Luciana Souza, Letizia Gambi & Aimée Allen!

An unrepentant romantic, Turkish-American pianist-composer-arranger Fahir Atakoğlu is all-in For Love (Far & Here, LLC) on his 18th album as a leader. A visionary undertaking that blends musical elements from Turkey, Spain, Italy, the Middle East, Cuba and Brazil while revealing touches of American jazz in the freewheeling improvisations heard throughout, For Love also carries the majestic sweep of symphonic polyphony in Fahir's stirring string orchestrations. With world-class musicians in American saxophonist Bob Franceschini, Canadian bassist Alain Caron, Turkish percussionist ...

Ute Lemper Channels Dietrich On 'Rendezvous With Marlene'

Ute Lemper Channels Dietrich On 'Rendezvous With Marlene'

It takes a kind of fearlessness to address the mythical talent of superstar Marlene Dietrich. Dietrich’s stardom is legendary; her story a picaresque of adventure, fantasy, imagination, and coveted reality. Yet, if anyone can begin to touch Dietrich’s transcendent nature, to tell her story, it would have to be jny: Berlin-born, New York-based Ute Lemper.  Lemper, a multi-talented musical theater and cabaret star, has lit up stages—acting, singing, dancing, writing, even painting—since the early ’80s. She began with Chekhov and ...


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