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Mays Plays Mays: Bill Mays And Friends - Plus At Kitano On December 20-21!

Mays Plays Mays: Bill Mays And Friends - Plus At Kitano On December 20-21!

After many recordings for the Chiaroscuro, Concord, Discovery, DMP, Palmetto, and Steeplechase record companies, pianist Bill Mays is releasing, on his own No Blooze Music label (released November 28, 2019), Mays Plays Mays: Bill Mays and Friends. The friends include guitarist John Hart, trumpeter Marvin Stamm, drummer Matt Wilson and bassist Martin Wind. Beautifully recorded by Matt Balitsaris, and mastered by Michael MacDonald, this marks Bill's 38th recording as a leader. The program features 13 Mays originals, a Gershwin classic, ...

All About Jazz Reboots Popular Contest Giveaways

All About Jazz Reboots Popular Contest Giveaways

All About Jazz has built a new contest giveaway platform from the ground up giving sponsors another highly affordable promotional opportunity while making it easy for members to enter contests with a single button click. The new version supports both music (including LPs) and concert ticket giveaways. Contest Giveaway FAQ For Contestants Do I need an All About Jazz account to enter? Yes, you will need to sign up or sign in to enter. How do I enter a contest ...

Sanborn Sessions Episode 1: Kandace Springs

Sanborn Sessions Episode 1: Kandace Springs

Season Premier Kandace Springs joins David Sanborn and his house band at Dave’s home studio in New York for the first session of Sanborn Sessions. Springs performs “People Make The World Go Round” and “Solitude” alongside Sanborn with support from Ben Williams on bass, Alice Soyer on vocals, Nate Smith on drums, Jon Herington on guitar, and Andy Ezrin on keyboards. The songs from the episode will be individually released as shorter video content for more bite-sized consumption, including two ...

Jazz Improvisation Workshop In Italy 2020 - Register Now

Jazz Improvisation Workshop In Italy 2020 - Register Now

The Jazz Improvisation workshop in Italy combines a week of rigorous jazz studies with an exploration of the foods, wines, and sights that Italy has to offer. The workshop is perfect for instrumentalists and vocalists with different backgrounds who want to learn and become better musicians. You won't want to miss out on this spectacular 6-day / 7-night immersion in Jazz improvisation held in a supportive and focused atmosphere conducive to intensive study and mutual encouragement through individual and group ...

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2019

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2019

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in November, 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 Helga Marshal Herridge From: Chapter One 5:12 Iridescent Sounds Mark Fox From: Iridescent Sounds ...

Philadelphia's Dogtown Records Reissues Sounds Of Liberation's Debut 1972 LP, 'Sounds Of Liberation,' In Collaboration With Brewerytown Beats Records — Available Now on Vinyl!

Philadelphia's Dogtown Records Reissues Sounds Of Liberation's Debut 1972 LP, 'Sounds Of Liberation,' In Collaboration With Brewerytown Beats Records — Available Now on Vinyl!

Sounds of Liberation was a band —and a social movement—formed in of the Germantown & Mt Airy neighborhoods of Philadelphia in 1970. The group consisted of seven members: Khan Jamal (vibraphone), Byard Lancaster (alto saxophone), Billy Mills (bass), Dwight James (drums), Monnette Sudler (guitar), Omar Hill (percussion), and Rashid Salim (percussion). Originally conceived and formed by Khan Jamal, the arrival of Byard Lancaster in 1971 helped shift their focus and efforts into a higher gear. Jamal and Lancaster would work ...

Jon Batiste Releases Second Village Vanguard Installment Chronology Of A Dream: Live At The Village Vanguard — Available Now On Vinyl!

Jon Batiste Releases Second Village Vanguard Installment Chronology Of A Dream: Live At The Village Vanguard — Available Now On Vinyl!

The inimitable musician and bandleader, Jon Batiste, releases Chronology Of A Dream: Live At The Village Vanguard on November 1. Recorded during his six-night residency in the fall of 2018, the live album is a follow up to his recent critically acclaimed release, Anatomy of Angels: Live at the Village Vanguard, and is part two of the two-part series. You can listen to the first single “HIGHER" and pre-order the album here. Anatomy of Angels and Chronology of a Dream ...

Bill Bruford’s Earthworks Announce The Release Of Heavenly Bodies - The Expanded Collection

Bill Bruford’s Earthworks Announce The Release Of Heavenly Bodies - The Expanded Collection

Bill Bruford was the drummer with Yes and King Crimson before he moved to jazz with his band Earthworks. Heavenly Bodies – The Expanded Collection takes 23 tracks from the Earthworks Complete deluxe box set to present a tidy overview of the band’s 20-year history in a double CD. Bruford says: “Heavenly Bodies- The Expanded Collection serves as the ideal ‘beginners’ guide’ for newcomers to the band. Progressive Jazz isn’t a million miles from Progressive Rock: both genres prioritise change ...


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