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Jimmy Cobb Historic Release Featuring Roy Hargrove - Remembering U - Final Session By Rudy Van Gelder!

Jimmy Cobb Historic Release Featuring Roy Hargrove - Remembering U - Final Session By Rudy Van Gelder!

Legendary Drummer Jimmy Cobb Still Swinging After All These Years! Remembering U features a guest appearance by the late trumpeter Roy Hargrove and is the final session by legendary engineer Rudy Van Gelder. Album Release Party November 25th at Dizzy's Club A consummate accompanist, unerring timekeeper, outstanding soloist and dynamic leader in his own right, revered drummer Jimmy Cobb showcases his inimitable touch on ballads and his irrepressibly swinging ride cymbal pulse on Remembering U. Accompanied by his working trio ...

Alfred Music Releases "The Musician's Lifeline" By Renowned Authors Peter Erskine And Dave Black

Alfred Music Releases "The Musician's Lifeline" By Renowned Authors Peter Erskine And Dave Black

Alfred Music, the leading publisher in music education since 1922, announces the release of The Musician's Lifeline: Advice for All Musicians, Student to Professional. Written by Peter Erskine and Dave Black, The Musician's Lifeline represents the combined experience and knowledge of the authors gained through their lives in music. In addition, it includes advice from over 150 of the best musicians the authors have the honor of knowing, with topics ranging from sight-reading, learning, listening, auditions, the music business, practice, ...

Interschool Orchestras Of New York Presents Its Gala Celebration: A Tribute To Howard Johnson on September 18th at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall

Interschool Orchestras Of New York Presents Its Gala Celebration:  A Tribute To Howard Johnson on September 18th at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall

InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 gala celebration, A Tribute to Howard Johnson, at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall, September 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm. The special event will honor the musical legend, who, in his five-decade career, has played alongside luminaries in multiple genres and pioneered the voice of the tuba in jazz. The event will also feature the talents of two-time Grammy-winning musician Taj Mahal and students of ISO. All proceeds from ...

Singer/Songwriter, Michele Brourman, Makes Solo Debut At Chicago's Davenport's Cabaret On September 15, 2019

Singer/Songwriter, Michele Brourman, Makes Solo Debut At Chicago's Davenport's Cabaret On September 15, 2019

2019 MAC Nominee, Michele Brourman, makes her solo debut in Chicago in a one night only performance, Sunday, September 15th at the well known Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret Show time: 7:00 PM. A Note from Michele about her Chicago connection: “Chicago is where so much of my musical life began. As an undergraduate at Northwestern, I co-created a musical review, “The Little Ones' ABC's, that ran for months on Rush St. After graduation, I stayed in Chicago, playing in ...

Saxophonist & African Harpist Mark Fox Unleashes His Powerful New Project - Iridescent Sounds - On October 4th!

Saxophonist & African Harpist Mark Fox Unleashes His Powerful New Project - Iridescent Sounds - On October 4th!

From the cosmos the Eulipion vibration sprung forth on the planet. Beings of light, love and creativity brought new sounds and healing to earth, “a duty-free gift for the traveler." Over the eons, this unique frequency of being has been passed from generation to generation. Mark Fox is an avatar of this vibration and energy, a “Neulipion" brought into the music world by previous carriers of the light—Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Archie Shepp, Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Hopps, Pharoah Sanders and the ...

Ben Markley Quartet Featuring Joel Frahm - Hot New Release September 16th - Slow Play!

Ben Markley Quartet Featuring Joel Frahm - Hot New Release September 16th - Slow Play!

Ben Markley Quartet featuring Joel Frahm Slow Play: Release Date September 16th Label: OA2 Records Slow Play is a compilation of music I wrote with the band of Joel Frahm, Jim White, and Marty Kenney in mind. I've had a chance to work with Jim and Marty over the last 10 years in various settings and it's always been a blast. I met Joel a little over two years ago and asked him to do a ...

Enrico Rava and Joe Lovano Release Roma on ECM Records. Out Now!

Enrico Rava and Joe Lovano Release Roma on ECM Records. Out Now!

Enrico Rava, the doyen of Italian jazz, joined forces with Joe Lovano, masterful US tenorist of Sicilian heritage, for a brief tour in November 2018. On this album, recorded live at Rome’s Auditorium Parco della Musica, the two masters lead a spirited quintet that includes lyrical pianist Giovanni Guidi, dynamic drummer Gerald Cleaver and virtuosic bassist Dezron Douglas (making his ECM debut here). Well-loved tunes by the two bandleaders form the core of the program, including Enrico’s intricate “Interiors” and ...

The Bebop Channel To Acquire The New York Japanese Jazz Festival

The Bebop Channel To Acquire The New York Japanese Jazz Festival

The BeBop Channel (beboptv.com), the first television station to focus on scripted jazz programming, is acquiring The New York Japanese Jazz Festival (NYJJF) as soon as October, 2019. NYJJF, originally conceived by Art Blakey and Duke Ellington Orchestra alum, trombonist Gregory Charles Royal back in 2014 and licensed this past June to saxophonist Vincent Herring, who produced the festival with Smoke Jazz & Supper Club in July, fits perfectly into “BeBop’s” plans says Royal, who is also The BeBop Channel ...

Avishai Cohen and Yonathan Avishai Release Playing The Room on ECM Records. Out Now!

Avishai Cohen and Yonathan Avishai Release Playing The Room on ECM Records. Out Now!

Playing The Room bears testimony to the long musical friendship of Avishai Cohen and Yonathan Avishai. They began to explore jazz as teenagers in Tel Aviv, and have continued to play together over many years, with Yonathan recently making important contributions to Avishai’s group albums on ECM. Their first duo recording begins with music composed by the trumpeter and by the pianist and concludes with a touching interpretation of Israeli composer Alexander Argov’s cradle song “Shir Eres”. Along the way, ...

Vocalist Kelley Suttenfield Reimagines Neil Young On When We Were Young: Kelley Suttenfield Sings Neil Young

Vocalist Kelley Suttenfield Reimagines Neil Young On When We Were Young: Kelley Suttenfield Sings Neil Young

Kelley Suttenfield is a versatile jazz singer with a warm, intimate voice that’s perfect for her newest project, When We Were Young – Kelley Suttenfield Sings Neil Young (September 13, 2019). The album includes some of Neil Young’s most famous songs, as well as a couple of tunes written but never performed by him. Tackling songs that are long associated with the pop legend is an audacious endeavor; however, this is not a tribute album. Rather, Suttenfield and her collaborator ...