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New Book Assembles International Collection Of The Avant-Garde

New Book Assembles International Collection Of The Avant-Garde

BADD PRESS announces the launch of The Moderns, a book dedicated to the world’s great avant-garde artists. Featuring more than 100 reviews, profiles and interviews and authored by music journalist Kevin Press, the book introduces readers to established and emerging music leaders from around the world. “This is a golden era for the avant-garde,” says Press. ...

Jazz Near You Relaunches - Spectacular New Design with More Features

Jazz Near You Relaunches - Spectacular New Design with More Features

On the heels of Wednesday's Jazz House Concerts website launch (at houseconcerts.jazznearyou.com) comes the relaunching of Jazz Near You with a sparkling new design and several new features. In addition to a spacious new look and brand new pages, the website is easier to navigate and administer, and boasts new features that enhance event pages and ...

Photographer Jimmy Katz Announces Giant Step Arts, Artist-focused Non-profit Supporting Modern Jazz Innovators

Photographer Jimmy Katz Announces Giant Step Arts, Artist-focused Non-profit Supporting Modern Jazz Innovators

“[Katz] has developed an exceptional body of work in the jazz field, covering the elder statesmen, the icons, the mainstream and the young lions. In the process, he has developed his own style with the camera that is as identifiable as Armstrong’s tone on trumpet or Coltrane’s sound on tenor sax.”—Michael Cuscuna, producer, Blue Note Records ...

“jazz Superstars” Join To Celebrate The 10 Year Anniversary Of The Thailand International Jazz Conference - TIJC 2018

“jazz Superstars” Join To Celebrate The 10 Year Anniversary Of The Thailand International Jazz Conference - TIJC 2018

The 10th Anniversary of TIJC – the Thailand International Jazz Conference will be on January 26-28, 2018. The conference includes four main signature events; Jazz Music Performances, Jazz Education Activities, Jazz Solo Competition and Jazz Camp. Dr. Narong Prangcharoen Dean of College of Music, Mahidol University, reveals that TIJC is an important event for music development ...

Drummer Bob Holz To Release Third Album Feat. Bass Legends Stanley Clarke And Ralphe Armstrong

Drummer Bob Holz To Release Third Album Feat. Bass Legends Stanley Clarke And Ralphe Armstrong

Jazz-fusion composer and drummer Bob Holz will be releasing his third album VISIONS: Coast to Coast Connection, featuring bass legend Stanley Clarke on February 23, 2018! “This collaboration with the jazz star and Return to Forever bassist/composer, Stanley Clarke involved the recording of new compositions I wrote taken from my roots in jazz, classical, blues and ...

Gleb Kolyadin, The Virtuoso Iamthemorning Pianist, Releases His Debut Self-Titled Solo Album

Gleb Kolyadin, The Virtuoso Iamthemorning Pianist, Releases His Debut Self-Titled Solo Album

Following the success of two highly-praised albums with Iamthemorning, Russian virtuoso pianist Gleb Kolyadin affirms his musical authority with his debut, self-titled album on Kscope, on 23rd February 2018. The record features a staggering who's-who of performers, including: Gavin Harrison (King Crimson / Porcupine Tree) on drums; Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson) on bass; Theo Travis (Robert ...

All About Jazz Promotes House Concerts Through Jazz Near You

All About Jazz Promotes House Concerts Through Jazz Near You

A new website that connects house concert presenters, musicians, and jazz fans Alternative jazz venues come in all shapes and sizes and with a growing trend in house concerts, Jazz Near You has created houseconcerts.jazznearyou.com to help home concert presenters generate greater turnouts, help musicians find more work, and offer guidance to anyone with an interest ...

All About Jazz and Gupshup Launch Bix... the Jazz Bot

All About Jazz and Gupshup Launch Bix... the Jazz Bot

A jazz bot you say? Isn't that an oxymoron? Please explain. We will. All About Jazz and Gupshup—the leading bot developer—have created a nimble bot that doubles as All About Jazz's friendly concierge to help you find jazz content you value most. It also learns from your interactions with it and refines its recommendations until you ...

Review | Cynthia Basinet | "The Standard" | USA | Setting A New Standard...

Review | Cynthia Basinet | "The Standard" | USA | Setting A New Standard...

Cynthia Basinet is a shared Nobel Peace Prize nominated and critically acclaimed singer, actress, activist and innovator. Musically she is best known for her iconic rendition of “Santa Baby”—often mis-credited to Marilyn Monroe—originally recorded by Eartha Kitt in 1953. The second track “The Christmas Song" is another Christmas classic originally recorded by the Nat King Cole ...

Scott Yanow Reviews Tony Adamo For The L.A. Jazz Scene

Scott Yanow Reviews Tony Adamo For The L.A. Jazz Scene

Scott Yanow Reviews Tony Adamo For The L.A Jazz Scene
Published: January 01, 2018 A fine singer, Tony Adamo is also a master at what he calls “hipspokenword." He enjoys interacting with major jazz musicians while telling stories having to do with the music and life in general. His lyrics and narratives are intelligent, ...