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Announcing 'The Innocence Of Spring' By Don Aliquo + Michael Jefry Stevens Live At Hinton Hall On The Arc Label

Announcing 'The Innocence Of Spring' By Don Aliquo + Michael Jefry Stevens Live At Hinton Hall On The Arc Label

Announcing The Innocence Of Spring By Don Aliquo + Michael Jefry Stevens Live At Hinton Hall on the ARC Label. Recorded live at Middle Tennessee State University’s Hinton Hall, the release of The Innocence Of Spring (ARC-0736) brings together two veterans of the US jazz scene in saxophonist Don Aliquo and pianist Michael Jefry Stevens. In a live performance of raw improvisational clarity and sensitivity, inspiration from the jazz greats of years gone past is evident. Not just in the ...

Debut Recording 'The Poet Is In The House' By Michael Jefry Stevens And The Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble On The ARC Label

Debut Recording 'The Poet Is In The House' By Michael Jefry Stevens And The Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble On The ARC Label

The debut recording of The Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble is titled The Poet is in the House (ARC-0774) and features the following musicians: Christian Howes, Candace English, Anya Yarbrough Brigid Hopkins, Bill Berg, Jason DeCristofaro, Doran Heck, Frank Southecorvo, Jason Moore, Charles Elliot, Katie Cilluffo, Justice Mann, Michael Jefry Stevens, Bill Fouty, and Danny Iannucci. The Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble is a hybrid ensemble consisting of a string section (violin, viola, cello, contrabass), a percussion section (drums set, percussionist, vibraphone ...

Italian Bassist and composer Giuseppe Millaci & Vogue Trio release The Endless Way

Italian Bassist and composer Giuseppe Millaci & Vogue Trio release The Endless Way

Passionate, inventive, and sensitive, double bassist Giuseppe Millaci is praised by the international press for his exceptional musicianship. After completing his studies at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, Millaci’s musical career took him beyond European borders to perfect his skills with Drew Gress and Marco Panascia in New York. He performed first as a sideman alongside the biggest names in Belgian jazz and then as a leader of Vogue Trio with French pianist Amaury Faye and drummer Lionel Beuvens. Millaci’s ...

The Bebop Channel To Begin Airing On Spectrum New York In 2020

The Bebop Channel To Begin Airing On Spectrum New York In 2020

The BeBop Channel (beboptv.com), the multicultural multi-platform streaming network from Harlem, is set to begin airing its programming by early 2020 to certain New York City cable households over Spectrum. The BeBop Channel will air in the north Manhattan region from the Upper West Side extending into the Bronx. Channel executives, which are currently developing a seven channel streaming format to accommodate “BeBop’s" growing and racially inclusive Harlem content for jazz, lifestyle, comedy, teen, culture, competition/game shows, festivals, theatricals, “Top ...

Will Sellenraad, Eric McPherson and Rene Hart release 'Greene Street Vol. 1' 0n Deko Music

Will Sellenraad, Eric McPherson and Rene Hart release 'Greene Street Vol. 1' 0n Deko Music

“For his fourth album, guitarist Will Sellenraad set out to capture a social dynamic in motion. He called on two longtime associates, bassist Rene Hart and drummer Eric McPherson, and made Green Street Vol. 1, which is due out on Deko Music on June 14. The album includes tunes by all three musicians, but its opening track- and first single, premiering here- is a song by pianist James Williams, “Alter Ego." Perhaps you remember the tune from Williams' album by ...

Lisa Hilton Redefines Her Path With Latest Album 'Chalkboard Destiny' Available December 6th

Lisa Hilton Redefines Her Path With Latest Album 'Chalkboard Destiny' Available December 6th

“My favorite album we’ve worked on in there’s a lot of great music!” —Al Schmitt, 23-time Grammy winning engineer “We live in an exciting time of constant change…” is the introductory quote from the award winning composer, and acclaimed pianist Lisa Hilton, in her liner notes for her latest release Chalkboard Destiny—recorded with jazz luminaries JD Allen on tenor saxophone, Rudy Royston on drums and Luques Curtis on bass. It’s an appropriate prelude for an album that unfolds with the ...

David Sanborn Releases Trailer For His New Show 'Sanborn Sessions'

David Sanborn Releases Trailer For His New Show 'Sanborn Sessions'

DAVE SANBORN, LEGENDARY SAXOPHONIST, PRESENTS THE FIRST SEASON OF HIS NEW SHOW “SANBORN SESSIONS” Digital Series Features Performances & Conversation With Kandace Springs, Michael McDonald, Terrace Martin, Bob James and Others. Dave Sanborn, veteran saxophonist and six time Grammy Award winner announced today that he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. ...

Vocalist / Composer / Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant 'Smolder' Release Performance At Birdland Broadway World - Rave Review! Brand New Video!

Vocalist / Composer / Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant 'Smolder' Release Performance At Birdland Broadway World - Rave Review!  Brand New Video!

Kristen Lee Sergeant has truly blazed her way onto the scene with her most recent live performance at Birdland, featuring the music from her DownBeat Editor's Pick release, Smolder. Stephen Mosher (BroadwayWorld.com) writes: “Oh my gosh. That was my immediate reaction to Kristen Lee Sergeant. Oh my gosh, oh my goodness, golly Moses, holy wow. OMG. Those are the thoughts that were going through my head as I watched the jazz set presented by Kristen Lee Sergeant and friends in ...

Musicians On The Suncoast Jazz Festival Roster Say They Are Looking Forward To Upcoming Performances At Three Day Event

Musicians On The Suncoast Jazz Festival Roster Say They Are Looking Forward To Upcoming Performances At Three Day Event

A Variety of Artists Express Their Enthusiasm for the Festival’s Evolving and Eclectic Line Up As autumn begins its inevitable turn toward winter, the chance to enjoy a combination of jazz and sunshine becomes even more tempting. From November 22 through 25, the Suncoast Jazz Festival, which takes place on the travel-award-winning Clearwater Beach, will provide both in ample amounts. This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Festival, which continues to expand its offerings from traditional jazz to include ...

Boost Your Event's Visibility with Jazz Near You's Spotlight Service

Boost Your Event's Visibility with Jazz Near You's Spotlight Service

Musicians, venue owners, and presenters can greatly increase the visibility of their events and boost ticket sales with the Jazz Near You Event Spotlight service. Spotlight gives an event prime placement on the Jazz Near You home page, on the Jazz Near You calendar page, in the weekly Jazz Near You email, and in the Jazz Near You app. The Spotlight service is $40 per event and can run up to five weeks from the date. A last minute spotlight ...


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