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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: February 2021

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: February 2021

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 28 tracks featured in February, 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! TOP TRACKS RAGGA Sal La Rocca From: Shifted 06:10 No Roots Valentina Marino From: Quarantine Covers ...

Szczecin Jazz: Europe's First Hybrid Festival Off 2021

Szczecin Jazz: Europe's First Hybrid Festival Off 2021

It is a strange feeling to write a piece about a jazz festival while the first band is on stage. I can hear Belmondo Quintet enchant their in-person audience from where I'm sitting, backstage in the production office of the Szczecin Opera Theater, where Europe's first international jazz festival of 2021 has just kicked off. From February 25 through March 4, Szczecin Jazz Festival hosts a lineup of international artists including Belmondo Quintet, Alexander Beets Quintet ft. Ellister van der ...

'Naked Animals,' A 1990 Recording By Saxophonist/Flutist Mark Lewis & His Long-Lived Rotterdam-Based Quartet, Set For First Release On April 2

'Naked Animals,' A 1990 Recording By Saxophonist/Flutist Mark Lewis & His Long-Lived Rotterdam-Based Quartet, Set For First Release On April 2

Alto saxophonist/flutist Mark Lewis revisits a chapter from his own musical history on Naked Animals, set for an April 2 release on the Audio Daddio label. Recorded in 1990, the album features eight original compositions performed by Lewis’s Dutch quartet, the working unit he maintained through most of his 14-year residency in jny: Rotterdam: pianist Willem Kühne, bassist James Long, and drummer Frans van Grinsven. A native of Washington State, Lewis was all of 20 years old when he settled ...

Grammy Award-Winning Record Producer Charlie Peacock Releases New Jazz Album, 'Trout Creek Ranch,' Available March 5th, 2021

Grammy Award-Winning Record Producer Charlie Peacock  Releases New Jazz Album, 'Trout Creek Ranch,' Available March 5th, 2021

A unique collection of solo piano compositions and improvisations from the producer of Chris Cornell, The Civil Wars, Holly Williams, Ben Rector, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and The Lone Bellow. Grammy award-winning record producer Charlie Peacock adds another solo piano chapter to his diverse musical story, Trout Creek Ranch, his 5th jazz recording (3/04/21). The album was recorded in Studio C at Sear Sound, NYC, September 29th, 2017. As the sonic architect behind the best-selling music duo, The Civil Wars, Peacock ...

Brazilian Saxophonist Marcio Resende Releases His Third Album Elegant Fish Featuring Latin Grammy Award-Winning Acoustic Guitarist Toninho Horta, Celebrated Guitarist/Producer Sandro Albert And More

Brazilian Saxophonist Marcio Resende Releases His Third Album Elegant Fish Featuring Latin Grammy Award-Winning Acoustic Guitarist Toninho Horta, Celebrated Guitarist/Producer Sandro Albert And More

Brazilian tenor saxophonist Marcio Resende will release his third studio recording entitled Elegant Fish on February 26, 2021. The album features Marcio Resende (tenor saxophone); Hélio Alves (piano); Jorge Hélder (acoustic bass), and Marquinhos da Costa (drums), with special guests Sandro Albert (electric guitar), Toninho Horta (guitar), and Claudio Nucci (vocals). It will be distributed globally and available on all major music platforms. Resende’s concept for Elegant Fish was to present his audience with what he calls the “New Bossa ...

Pianist/Composer Yaniv Taubenhouse Announces The Release Of 'Moments In Trio Volume Three: Roads'

Pianist/Composer Yaniv Taubenhouse Announces The Release Of 'Moments In Trio Volume Three: Roads'

Available on Fresh Sound New Talent on April 9, 2021 Yaniv Taubenhouse: Piano Rick Rosato: Bass Jerad Lippi: Drums “A marvelous piano trio outing. Taubenhouse has a restless sense of wonder on his own tunes, and a beautiful feel for the standards. And he's got crack trio-mates on board. He seems to know where he's going: where the music takes him." —Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz ...

Estonian Guitarist Robert Jürjendal Releases Fourth Solo Album 'Water Finds A Way' On NEWdOG Records

Estonian Guitarist Robert Jürjendal Releases Fourth Solo Album 'Water Finds A Way' On NEWdOG Records

“One can take the album Water Finds A Way as a coded story. Instrumental music has the power of imagination. It doesn't say directly, the hidden meaning behind the title may be something else. I call this ‘coded.’ It carries a secret which I can't open up to the end. I’m sure that a sensitive listener will find his/her own way into this complex world of music and art.” —Robert Jürjendal, Aaviku Farmstead Studio, Estonia Water Finds A Way continues ...

A New Edition Of Montreal's Festival Jazz En Rafale Under The Theme 'LIVE CAM'

A New Edition Of Montreal's Festival Jazz En Rafale Under The Theme 'LIVE CAM'

With the pandemic not letting up, the Festival Jazz En Rafale LIVE CAM continues to bring the joy and intimacy of the 'live' jazz club-concert experience directly to the fans. Since it launched end of January 2021 (and running until May 2021), this year's festival is presenting nine different concerts featuring some of Quebec's most prolific jazz artists all performing live and on demand for a virtual and intimate experience. This edition of the Festival Jazz En Rafale was coordinated ...


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