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INSIDE SCOFIELD: A film about master guitarist and jazz legend John Scofield

INSIDE SCOFIELD: A film about master guitarist and jazz legend John Scofield

Over the course of his long and successful musical career, John Scofield crossed paths with people like Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson and Chet Baker. With his unique style and sound he became one of today’s most influential master guitarists of jazz and fusion music. INSIDE SCOFIELD is a feature length documentary—an entertaining in-depth portrayal of the life of the popular touring musician, composer and family man. Narrated from his personal perspective Scofield himself will ...

Support E.S.P.'s "Live In The Midwest" Kickstarter Campaign and get a signed CD after the tour!

Support E.S.P.'s "Live In The Midwest" Kickstarter Campaign and get a signed CD after the tour!

E.S.P. is brewing an exciting concoction of original modern jazz infused with spicy Latin beats and seasoned with funky grooves. Originating from central New York, this quartet has passionately pursued creating new music for decades collecting three consecutive “Best Jazz Album of the Year” awards along the way. Always searching for a new challenge, E.S.P. performs with skill, joy and enthusiasm. It’s real jazz, you just won't need your GPS to follow it! International touring artists E.S.P. are announcing the ...

Gentle Giant: A Film About Dave McKenna needs your support

Gentle Giant: A Film About Dave McKenna needs your support

Described by the New York Times as the “hardest swinging pianist of all time", Dave McKenna's rare genius on the piano went largely unnoticed by the music world, until now. At a young age, Dave played with jazz-giants like Gene Krupa and Stan Getz. He went on to have an extensive recording career and played with people like Louis Armstrong and Tony Bennett. However, Dave's quiet personal life and his rocky relationship with the music industry caused his career to ...

The Dreambox Concerts: An Ongoing Series In Honor Of Social-Justice Warrior And Drummer Jim Miller

The Dreambox Concerts: An Ongoing Series In Honor Of Social-Justice Warrior And Drummer Jim Miller

Jazz for Justice I am Suzanne Cloud, a longtime jazz singer songwriter and Philly jazz advocate, and I'm partnering with drummer Sherrie Maricle, the leader of the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, and we are looking to fund The Dreambox Concerts at “Drummers," an intimate venue, that will feature monthly performances by Philadelphia area musicians who have a deep connection to social justice. Each concert (from October 2019 through May 2020) will spotlight a specific social issue in current American life that ...

Vocalist Daniela Soledade Launches An Indigogo Campaign For Her Upcoming Album, A Moment Of You

Vocalist Daniela Soledade Launches An Indigogo Campaign For Her Upcoming Album, A Moment Of You

On April 5, Brazilian vocalist Daniela Soledade released her first single, “So Nice (Summer Samba,)” gaining immediate attention from media outlets such as The Best of Brazil. Daniela will release her debut full-length album, A Moment of You, on September 6. She’s running an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for the recording, mixing, mastering and promotion of the album, and is offering several unique perks for her donors. In addition to the standard offerings of advance digital downloads, autographed CDs ...

Kickstarter Campaign For Debut Trio Album By Guitarist Zakk Jones

Kickstarter Campaign For Debut Trio Album By Guitarist Zakk Jones

In January of 2019 Zakk Jones and his trio recorded their debut album Mise-en-Scéne at Musicol, one of the oldest studios in the Mid-Ohio region. Compromised of seven tracks, mostly original material, the album ranges in styles s as varied as modern jazz, fusion, avant-garde and americana/country, often even in the same songs. With the trio's sound and aesthetic, the vintage vibe in Studio A of Musicol was the perfect fit to track everything live with some one-of-a-kind vintage gear. ...

Keyboard Legend David Sancious Starts Pledgemusic Campaign For New Album Eyes Wide Open

Keyboard Legend David Sancious Starts Pledgemusic Campaign For New Album Eyes Wide Open

Long regarded as one of the premier musicians in the world, David Sancious was an original member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, toured and recorded with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Seal, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson and a long list of A-level musicians. He also created groundbreaking music with his band Tone. David Sancious has begun a new PledgeMusic campaign for his forthcoming album Eyes Wide Open. After a long absence from recording, David has embarked on his 9th recording entitled ...

Award-Winning Jazz Doc Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey Looking For Community Support To Release Worldwide

Award-Winning Jazz Doc Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey Looking For Community Support To Release Worldwide

Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey hopes to raise $33,685 to release this award-winning music doc to the world via Streaming. Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seed & Spark to raise the funds needed to attain the music, vintage stills and archival footage rights needed to release JAZZ NIGHTS worldwide via Streaming. After a year-long international festival run and winning the Audience Award at the 2017 Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival (part of the Copenhagen Winter ...


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