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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 27th Theo Bleckmann
Elegy Theo Bleckmann: voice Ben Monder: guitar Shai Maestro: piano Chris Tordini: double bass John Hollenbeck: drums Beyond being a vocalist of rare purity and daring, Theo Bleckmann is a sound painter who creates what JazzTimes has described aptly as ...

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, ...

Acclaimed Pianist/Composer Josh Nelson’s "Discovery Project” Featured On NPR's Jazz Night In America, Airing Nationwide Beginning February 23

Acclaimed Pianist/Composer Josh Nelson’s "Discovery Project” Featured On NPR's Jazz Night In America, Airing Nationwide Beginning February 23

Pianist Josh Nelson will be featured in NPR’s Jazz Night in America as they head to La La Land to get the real story of what it really takes to be a jazz musician in the City of Angels. Jazz Night in America is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and a weekly concert video webcast ...

"Horizonte," 3rd Album By Brazilian Pianist/Composer David Feldman, Set For March 10 Release

"Horizonte," 3rd Album By Brazilian Pianist/Composer David Feldman, Set For March 10 Release

With his new album Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro-based pianist David Feldman has fully come into his own as a composer artfully extending the samba jazz tradition. Feldman introduces his superlative working trio with bassist André Vasconcellos and drummer Márcio Bahia, and welcomes two very special guests to the proceedings, the legendary guitarist/composer Toninho Horta and the ...

Steve Turre To Be Artist-in-Residence At Marshall University's 48th Winter Jazz Festival!

Steve Turre To Be Artist-in-Residence At Marshall University's 48th Winter Jazz Festival!

Marshall University’s Jazz Studies Program, one of the premier Jazz education centers in the U.S. announced that legendary 29-time Downbeat Critic’s & Reader’s Poll award winner, Steve Turre will be the “Artist in Residence” at the 48th Winter Jazz Festival. The festival will take place February 16th-18th, 2017 on the Marshall University Campus in Huntington, WV. ...

Rising Saxophonist Mike Casey Releases Debut Album "The Sound Of Surprise: Live At The Side Door”

Rising Saxophonist Mike Casey Releases Debut Album  "The Sound Of Surprise: Live At The Side Door”

Saxophonist and composer Mike Casey is proud to announce the February 7, 2017 release of his debut album The Sound of Surprise: Live at the Side Door. Splitting his time between alto and tenor saxophone, Casey and his longtime trio present a fresh approach to the chordless saxophone trio format over the course of seven first-takes. ...


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