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New York Jazz Film Festival Announces 2019 Winners Streaming On The Bebop Channel

New York Jazz Film Festival Announces 2019 Winners Streaming On The Bebop Channel

The Fourth Annual New York Jazz Film Festival (NYJFF) has announced its winners for the 2019 season: Best Narrative Short Paris Blues In Harlem Jazz Ambassador Award Almaty ragtime. Boomerang Best Director This Is The Bash Posthumous Documentary Award Jimmy McGary The Best Jazz You Never Heard Best Traditional Documentary Based on a Jazz Musician Billy ...

Leon Lee Dorsey Explores The Music Of Thelonious Monk On "Monktime," Bassist's First Album In 20 Years, Set For Sept. 13 Release

Leon Lee Dorsey Explores The Music Of Thelonious Monk On "Monktime," Bassist's First Album In 20 Years, Set For Sept. 13 Release

Twenty years after the release of his last album, bassist Leon Lee Dorsey reassumes the mantle of a recording artist in his own right with the September 13 release ofMonkTime (Jazz Avenue 1 Records). The debut of Dorsey’s DSC Band, which also includes guitarist Greg Skaff and celebrated drummer Mike Clark, features the trio applying their ...

Jazz Lines: Free Verse in the Key of Jazz Both Erudite and Playful by Gloria Krolak

Jazz Lines: Free Verse in the Key of Jazz Both Erudite and Playful by Gloria Krolak

Jazz Lines: Free Verse in the Key of Jazz
Gloria Krolak
96 Pages
ISBN 978-1-938417-53-5
Lydia Inglett Starbooks Publishing
2019 Jazz Lines: Free Verse in the Key of Jazz, is a unique, beautifully assembled coffee table book by longtime radio host, jazz columnist and distinguished patron of the arts, Gloria Krolak. The book features a ...

Samantha Sidley Uses Her Playful 'Vocal Weightlessness' To Ask You To 'Listen!!' On Latest Single From Upcoming Debut Album

Samantha Sidley Uses Her Playful 'Vocal Weightlessness' To Ask You To 'Listen!!' On Latest Single From Upcoming Debut Album

“We really wanted a song with a ‘refrain,’ a rubato intro that I could play with, like a classic early jazz song,” explains jny: Los Angeles native Samantha Sidley of the latest single from her upcoming debut album Interior Person, out September 13, 2019. “‘Listen!!’ is what came out! I think originally when I was performing ...

Chris Barber Retires After 65 Years As A Top Bandleader And Pioneer Of Blues In Britain

Chris Barber Retires After  65 Years As A  Top Bandleader And Pioneer Of Blues In Britain

Trombonist/bandleader Chris Barber has announced his permanent retirement from full-time music after leading his internationally popular band since 1954. His original small group initially played in jazz clubs but by the late 50s became an attraction in large concert halls throughout the UK and Europe. Chris Barber’s Jazz Band first toured the USA in 1959 after ...

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - So Far, So Good…with More On The Way

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - So Far, So Good…with More On The Way

An especially creative jazz ensemble like the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) seldom has time to look back or dwell too long on past achievements. The last couple of years, however, have been marked by several milestone events with even more still to come. In fact, the band has been so busy with performing, recording and ...

Distant Structures EP Release by international Award-Winning Composer Hayley Lam

Distant Structures EP Release by international Award-Winning Composer Hayley Lam

Hayley Lam is an international award-winning composer who has deep influences in both contemporary jazz and classical music. Her musicianship has been compared to “Stravinsky meets Brookmeyer" and with the likes of progressive rock fusion elements. Hayley has also won many accolades over the years including the 2017 Global Music Awards (GMA), 2018 American Prize in ...

Pianist Dave Bass Busy In California - New CD No Boundaries Climbing The Charts

Pianist Dave Bass Busy In California - New CD No Boundaries Climbing The Charts

Composer * Pianist * Arranger Dave Bass
No Boundaries (Whaling City Sound 116)
Amazon 5-Star Review!
Climbing the Jazz Week Charts!
International Airplay! Release Features: Ted Nash, Karrin Allyson, Carlos Henriquez, Jerome Jennings & More! Amazon 5-Star Review! “The saying goes that everyone's got a story to tell. ...

Patricia Barber Exciting Canadian Tour Now Preparing For Europe! Praise From Downbeat To Chicago Tribune!

Patricia Barber Exciting Canadian Tour Now Preparing For Europe!  Praise From Downbeat To Chicago Tribune!

American Composer / Jazz Pianist / Singer Patricia Barber
Continues Green Mill Residency in Chicago
Prepares for 2019 Fall European Tour
Summer Canadian Tour Success Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences! Critical Praise for Higher DownBeat Feature (August)
Jazziz Feature (July)
London Jazz ...

Outside In Music Launches 2019 Label Showcase Of NYC Rising Stars!

Outside In Music Launches 2019 Label Showcase Of NYC Rising Stars!

Jazz record label and media company Outside in Music launches its third iteration of the “Outside in Experience” in collaboration with Long Island City Recording Studio Pinch Recording. The “Outside in Experience” is a label showcase that features bandleaders from the label’s rapidly growing catalog of jazz’s brightest up and comers from all different corners of ...