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Capital Public Radio Interviews Tony Adamo

Capital Public Radio Interviews Tony Adamo

By Gary Vercelli, Capital Public Radio Jazz Music Director (Sacramento, CA) Jazz and the spoken word have always had a symbiotic relationship. Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti pioneered the beat poet landscape of the ‘50’s and ‘60’s. But what of modern day offerings in this genre? Tony Adamo has been described as a beatnik ...

Never-Before Released Music From Louis Armstrong - Exclusively On Dot Time "Legends" Series

Never-Before Released Music From Louis Armstrong - Exclusively On Dot Time "Legends" Series

Dot Time Records is proud to announce its partnership with the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. This newly established agreement will include four previously unreleased productions from the archives of Queen's College, which houses the Louis Armstrong collection. The releases will be part of the Dot Time Records “Legends" series. Jerry Roche, who heads the Legends ...

First Michael Brecker Saxophone Competition Announced

First Michael Brecker Saxophone Competition Announced

Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, Eli Degibri, announced his intention to establish The Michael Brecker Saxophone Competition last month at the Nearness of You Concert, a biennial event held at Lincoln Center to raise money for cancer research in honor of the late Michael Brecker. In front of an audience consisting of President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary ...

All About Jazz Supports Spotify Playlists

All About Jazz Supports Spotify Playlists

Readers can look for Spotify playlists on All About Jazz article pages, news announcement pages, member pages and premium musician profile pages. To learn how you can share a Spotify playlist at All About Jazz, please read on... On a premium musician profile page Musicians who upgraded from a standard profile to a premium profile can ...

Drummer Francisco Mela To Lead The Crash Trio + One At Upcoming Performance At Cornelia Street Café On February 24

Drummer Francisco Mela To Lead The Crash Trio + One At Upcoming Performance At Cornelia Street Café On February 24

On February 24, 2017, Cuban drummer Francisco Mela (Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner, Chucho Valdés) will lead his ensemble, The Crash Trio + One, for a one-night performance at the Cornelia Street Café in New York City. The show will feature Tony Malaby (tenor saxophone), Leo Genovese (piano), Santi Debriano (bass), alongside Mela on drums. Mela’s upcoming performance ...

Recent and Upcoming ECM Releases

Recent and Upcoming ECM Releases

Look for these recent or upcoming releases on ECM Records. January 13th John Abercrombie Quartet
Up and Coming John Abercrombie: guitar Marc Copland: piano Drew Gress: double bass Joey Baron: drums Guitarist John Abercrombie—who has recorded as a leader for ECM since 1974—returns with a second album by his quartet featuring kindred-spirit piano foil Marc ...

Gong Expresso Feat. Gong Alumni Francois Causse, Benoit Moerlen And Hansford Rowe To Release New Album Decadence

Gong Expresso Feat. Gong Alumni Francois Causse, Benoit Moerlen And Hansford Rowe To Release New Album Decadence

Hansford Rowe's HRIII merges with Gong Expresso! Gong alumni Francois Causse, Benoit Moerlen and Hansford Rowe join HRIII guitarist Julien Sandiford for the recording of the new album by Gong Expresso titled Decadence. Says Hansford, “ 'Decadence' is the title tune on the new Gong Expresso album. Here the word means 'falling away.' I hope this ...

Chicago II The Steven Wilson Remix Available Now From Rhino

Chicago II The Steven Wilson Remix Available Now From Rhino

More than 40 years after its debut, Chicago II still sounds like nothing else. Released in 1970, Chicago's second album brims with confidence and inspiration as it draws on everything from orchestral music to heavy rock. Although it never affected the record's popularity—it peaked at #4 on the album chart and spawned a trio of Top ...

Ben Markley Big Band - "Clockwise: The Music Of Cedar Walton" Featuring Terell Stafford - Release Date: February 17

Ben Markley Big Band - "Clockwise: The Music Of Cedar Walton"  Featuring Terell Stafford - Release Date: February 17

Pianist Ben Markley, along with special guest trumpeter Terell Stafford, celebrates one of the more influential and beloved figures in jazz through this unique project, showcasing many of the late pianist and composer Cedar Walton's most revered tunes through new arrangements for big band. Performing iconic compositions such as “Hindsight," “Bolivia," and “Holy Land," Markley brings ...

Ron Boustead's CD Release Concert For "Unlikely Valentine," Wed., February 22nd At The E Spot Lounge, Studio City

Ron Boustead's CD Release Concert For "Unlikely Valentine," Wed., February 22nd At The E Spot Lounge, Studio City

Vocalist and lyricist Ron Boustead will perform a CD release concert for his new CD Unlikely Valentine on Wednesday, February 22nd at the E Spot Lounge at Vitello’s in Studio City, one show at 8pm. Boustead will be accompanied by the stellar band featured on Unlikely Valentine, including pianists and co-arrangers Bill Cunliffe and Mitchel Forman, ...


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