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Rachel Huggins Uplifts And Inspires With Jazz-infused Debut Ep 'Keep Dreaming'

Rachel Huggins Uplifts And Inspires With Jazz-infused Debut Ep 'Keep Dreaming'

The London singer-songwriter gives an injection of much-needed vibrancy via her debut EP Keep Dreaming. Singer-songwriter Rachel Huggins weaves a rich tapestry with her debut EP, Keep Dreaming. Hers is a sound emerging from London’s thriving jazz scene, interwoven with flecks of funk, soul and golden, RnB grooves. The five-track release is about “uplifting your inner voice and raising levels of consciousness so we can make better informed choices as we go forward in life”, Huggins shares. Huggins’ voice is ...

Australia's Greatest And Most Enduring Songwriter, Paul Kelly, Collaborates With Award-Winning Jazz Pianist And Composer Paul Grabowsky

Australia's Greatest And Most Enduring Songwriter,  Paul Kelly, Collaborates With Award-Winning  Jazz Pianist And Composer Paul Grabowsky

Please Leave Your Light On due July 31 from Gawd Aggie/Cooking Vinyl North America (digitally), August 14 on CD and vinyl Paul Grabowsky and Paul Kelly share a love of the classic collaborations between Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle (particularly In the Wee Small Hours), and Tony Bennett & Bill Evans (with whose playing Grabowsky’s has been favorably compared). “All of the songs were already part of Paul’s extensive catalogue,” says Grabowsky of the project. “I transcribed them, and adapted ...

Veteran tuba master Ralph Hepola creates a dynamic, supremely soulful new lead voice for the idiom on his eclectic debut album 'Tuba'

Veteran tuba master Ralph Hepola creates a dynamic, supremely soulful new lead voice for the idiom on his eclectic debut album 'Tuba'

Invented in both its bass and tenor forms in the 1830s by instrument builders Wilhelm Friedrich Wieprecht, Johann Gottfried Moritz and Johann’s son Carl Wilhelm Moritz, the tuba played a prominent role over the next century in the works of Strauss, Stravinsky, Wagner, Prokofiev, Brahms, Gershwin and others. Having played for several years with the Basel Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland and in the Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Music Festival in Austria as part of a five-year stint in Europe ...

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: June 2020

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: June 2020

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in June, 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! On Afan's Dance Simon Deeley From: Afan's Dance 5:46 In Defense of the Minotaur Peter Slavov ...

Ralph Hepola Makes A Strong Case For The Tuba As A Lead Instrument In Jazz

Ralph Hepola Makes A Strong Case For The Tuba As A Lead Instrument In Jazz

The tuba, like the banjo and the accordion, has sometimes had an image problem during the past century. While it has had an important role in classical music and early jny: New Orleans jazz, the tuba has often been associated with Dixieland, amateur bands, and comedy. There have been exceptions such as its use in the Miles Davis Birth of the Cool nonet, Gil Evans’ groups, and Howard Johnson’s tuba ensemble Gravity. There have also been around a dozen impressive ...

Expand Your Livestream Audience with All About Jazz

Expand Your Livestream Audience with All About Jazz

All About Jazz's broadcast platform helps musicians, venues and jazz-oriented programs expand their audience by reaching our global community of jazz enthusiasts and professionals. Much in the way Restream simultaneously streams video content on YouTube, Facebook and Twitch, you can also reach viewers at the world's longest-running and most popular jazz music website by uploading your livestream event and including your YouTube Live Stream share code (see video tip below). All About Jazz will also promote your livestream up until ...

Free Online Support Group For Jazz Musicians Struggling With COVID-19-Related Stresses

Free Online Support Group For Jazz Musicians Struggling With COVID-19-Related Stresses

Announcing a free online support group for jazz musicians struggling with the financial, family, and other COVID-19-related stresses. The group will meet at a time that is mutually convenient and run for an hour over ZOOM. The group will meet for 4 consecutive weeks with the possibility of continuing after that if there is a consensus to do so. I am an experienced psychologist, jazz afficianado, and amateur jazz musician. If interested and for more information, please contact Steven at ...

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2020 Jazz Awards

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2020 Jazz Awards

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) in jny:Glasgow today announced the winners of its 2020 Jazz Awards. Saxophonist Matt Carmichael won the Fog Arts Prize in Jazz Improvisation. The winner of the George Duncan Prize for Jazz Composition was Richard Glassby, for composing an outstanding original suite of music. Glassby commented, “These pieces were the product of a great first year at RCS, I have had the chance to work with some amazing musicians who have really brought my music ...


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