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Los Angeles Based Trumpeter Brian Swartz Starts Indiegogo Campaign

Los Angeles Based Trumpeter Brian Swartz Starts Indiegogo Campaign

jny: Los Angeles based trumpeter Brian Swartz is running an Indiegogo campaign during May 2018 to raise funds for his 5th album. The working title for the project is “The Tuesday Sessions." It will feature his band, The Brian Swartz Quartet, and will be Swartz's debut on vocals. This band has been performing every Tuesday at ...

A Singer With Legendary Roots Announces Kickstarter Campaign

A Singer With Legendary Roots Announces Kickstarter Campaign

What’s it all about? Celebrating legends of Chicago and bringing roots to life. Lila Ammons, granddaughter of Albert Ammons, famed boogie woogie pianist and Blue Note artist, and niece of tenor saxophone titan, Gene Ammons, intends to create her own legacy honoring jazz, steeped in its roots from then to now. This campaign will support production ...

Greek saxophonist and composer Konstantinos Papachristou Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Contemporary Jazz Album

Greek saxophonist and composer Konstantinos Papachristou Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Contemporary Jazz Album

Greek saxophonist and composer Konstantinos Papachristou has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help fund his first contemporary jazz album The Darkness of a Fairy Tale. Papachristou, from Athens, has had several recordings of his performances featured both on CD and Greek television. His latest album is firmly rooted in the ECM style. View his promotional video ...

Qwest TV by Quincy Jones: Only 1 day left to fund "The Netflix of Jazz" (Kevin Le Gendre - BBC Radio 3) on Kickstarter

Qwest TV by Quincy Jones:  Only 1 day left to fund "The Netflix of Jazz" (Kevin Le Gendre - BBC Radio 3) on Kickstarter

Qwest TV is self-financed. The Kickstarter campaign has to be a success and we need to give birth to Qwest TV. We're approaching our goal on Kickstarter. Now is the time to help get Qwest TV to the finish line! To give everyone unlimited access to the music that helped to shape our cultural foundations: Jazz! ...

Help defray Boston Jazz Hero Arni Cheatham's medical costs

Help defray Boston Jazz Hero Arni Cheatham's medical costs

Arni Cheatham, one of the most respected and beloved professional musicians and educators in the Boston jazz community, is in need of immediate financial assistance to help pay for medical bills. For almost two years, Arni has been living with debilitating back pain. Recently, his disability has progressed alarmingly, despite ongoing and wide- ranging efforts with ...

Quincy Jones Celebrates All Things Jazz With Qwest TV -- Pre-Launch Kickstarter Campaign Has Begun!

Quincy Jones Celebrates All Things Jazz With Qwest TV -- Pre-Launch Kickstarter Campaign Has Begun!

While the Hollywood Bowl in jny: Los Angeles pays tribute to Quincy Jones’ “A&M” years, Qwest TV opens its doors to subscribers by way of a Kickstarter campaign. From today to October 10th, you can join Quincy Jones and the rest of the Qwest TV community by becoming a “co-founding subscriber” or otherwise participating in the ...

Nancy Kelly's 6th CD honors legendary Jazz singer Mark Murphy

Nancy Kelly's 6th CD honors legendary Jazz singer Mark Murphy

Support Nancy Kelly's Mark Murphy Tribute CD About this project Thank you for your interest in this very exciting opportunity to help fund my sixth recording project. People often ask me who my favorite singer is, and my answer is always, without hesitating, Mark Murphy. I was heavily influenced by his work. He was “the real ...

George Kahn Trio Launches New Jazz Album Kickstarter Campaign

George Kahn Trio Launches New Jazz Album Kickstarter Campaign

Playing Records is proud to announce a new collaboration with jazz musicians George Kahn, Alex Acuña and Lyman Medeiros to produce and release videos and recordings as The George Kahn Trio. The album project is being crowd-funded with a Kickstarter campaign that continues through August 8, 2017. The project will include six new straight-ahead compositions, and ...

This Holiday Season, All About Jazz is All About Guaraldi

This Holiday Season, All About Jazz is All About Guaraldi

Vast audiences were first introduced to jazz through a cartoon special about Charlie Brown's uneasy relationship with Christmas… And many more were attracted by the sound of the early cross-over hit, “Cast Your Fate To The Wind“… It's fair to say that composer/pianist Vince Guaraldi helped shape the landscape of popular jazz, bringing generations along with ...

"Anatomy Of Vince Guaraldi" Documentary Re-Discovers Long-Lost Jazz Treasures

"Anatomy Of Vince Guaraldi" Documentary Re-Discovers Long-Lost Jazz Treasures

More than 50 years ago, noted music critic Ralph J. Gleason took movie cameras into jazz legend Vince Guaraldi’s studio to capture the recording of “Cast Your Fate To The Wind” and the album Jazz Impressions Of Black Orpheus. These original films, forgotten in the Gleason family’s attic for decades, have been restored in high definition ...