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Naama Gheber Offers Highly Personal Take On The Great American Songbook On "Dearly Beloved," Her Debut Album, Set For April 10 Release

Naama Gheber Offers Highly Personal Take On The Great American Songbook On "Dearly Beloved," Her Debut Album, Set For April 10 Release

Noted vocalist Naama Gheber makes her auspicious, radiant recording debut with Dearly Beloved, to be released April 10 on Cellar Music Records, preceded by the release of two singles—the title track on February 14 and “So in Love” March 13. The New York-based singer (by way of Beér Sheva, Israel), who first turned heads during her yearlong residency at Manhattan’s Mezzrow Jazz Club, engages the superb trio that has long supported her at that residency (pianist Ray Gallon, bassist David ...

Russian Guitarist Takes First Prize At 2020 The International Acoustic Music Awards

Russian Guitarist Takes First Prize At 2020 The International Acoustic Music Awards

Multi-award winning guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko took first prize at the 16th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) in the “Instrumental" category for composition “Ostrov". The IAMA, one of the world's leading international songwriting events, honors songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists. Winners were selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers from SONY Music, Warner/Reprise Records, etc. Roman Miroshnichenko is one of the most prominent virtuosos in Europe. Four-time recipient ...

Bahamian Trumpeter Giveton Gelin Wins Award And Ten-City International Tour

Bahamian Trumpeter Giveton Gelin Wins Award And Ten-City International Tour

Twenty-one-year-old jazz musician Giveton Gelin will perform a ten-city international tour of North America after winning the 2020 LetterOne RISING STARS Jazz Award, including a performance at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in jny: New York City, where Gelin is currently studying at Julliard. Gelin was selected by a high-profile jury of musicians, journalists and record producers, chaired by Mikhail Fridman—an international businessman, philanthropist and jazz fan—and jazz guitarist George Benson. His winnings include the ten-city tour and a full ...

Celebrating Ten Years Of Jazz OUTside At Kenny Dorham's Backyard in Austin

Celebrating Ten Years Of Jazz OUTside At Kenny Dorham's Backyard in Austin

A festival in celebration of ten years of Jazz OUTside February 29, 2020 From 2:pm to 6:pm Kenny Dorham's Backyard 1106 E. 11th St. Austin, TX 78702 Ten years ago a residency, showcase and open jam session began at Kenny Dorham's Backyard in jny: Austin Texas. The brainchild of bassist and curator Harold McMillan of Diverse Arts Culture Works and international musician Willie Oteri after seeing little to no support from Austin ...

2020 NEA Jazz Masters to be Honored at Events April 1-3 at SFJAZZ in San Francisco

2020 NEA Jazz Masters to be Honored at Events April 1-3 at SFJAZZ in San Francisco

Join the National Endowment for the Arts in celebrating the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters—Dorthaan Kirk, Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman—at free, open to the public events April 1–3, 2020, at the SFJAZZ Center in jny: San Francisco, held in collaboration with SFJAZZ. In addition to hearing from the masters themselves at a listening party and a master class, a one-night-only concert on Thursday, April 2, will feature performances that exemplify the honorees’ impact on jazz. Hosted by 2017 ...

Trombonist Chris Abelen releases 'Live At The Bim' Featuring Lorena Del Mar

Trombonist Chris Abelen releases 'Live At The Bim' Featuring Lorena Del Mar

A live recording of the Songs on the eve of dismissal concert on June 23, 2019 at the Bimhuis in jny: Amsterdam. Songs on the eve of dismissal, as the title suggests, is a project about working in an office, and the main emotions involved in present-day office life: fear and loss of individuality. With millions of people worldwide trying to survive the next reorganization while doing their job, this is a serious subject which connects to a large group; ...

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: January 2020

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: January 2020

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the tracks featured in January, these ten represent our personal favorites. We also included the top ten reader favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here. Enjoy! EDITOR'S PICKS Come In Funky Tobin Mueller From: Come in Funky 4:18 The Silent Cry James Hill ...

Bassist, Composer George DeLancey 'Paradise' Featuring Lawrence Leathers And An All-Star Band Release Date: February 1st!

Bassist, Composer  George DeLancey 'Paradise' Featuring Lawrence Leathers And An All-Star Band Release Date: February 1st!

Paradise, the sophomore release from critically acclaimed bassist/ composer George DeLancey, features a mix of hard swinging original compositions and jazz standards, and a host prominent young jny: New York City jazz players. Release date is February 1st (George DeLancey Music). The all-star band includes: pianist Tadataka Unno (Jimmy Cobb, Roy Hargrove), saxophonist Caleb Wheeler Curtis (Walking Distance, Orrin Evans), and Lawrence Leathers, the Grammy-winning drummer for Cécile McLorin Salvant. “George DeLancey understands the entire scope and history of the ...


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