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Roman Miroshnichenko Is A Finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Roman Miroshnichenko Is A Finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko is a finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition in the “Instrumental" category for his composition “Song For Godfather Of Fusion," which appears on his latest multi award-winning album Ascension which is dedicated to one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Larry Coryell. “Roman's adventurous complex playing and songs take the listener on a tour de force journey. Carrying on with a great tradition of fusion well done!" —Al Di Meola ...

Juewett Bostick Won For Best Jazz Musician At The Los Angeles Black Music & Film Awards

Juewett Bostick Won For Best Jazz Musician At The Los Angeles Black Music & Film Awards

Juewett Bostick is a masterful composer and guitarist with a passion for jazz, fusion, and everything in between. Bostick recently won for Best Jazz Musician at The Los Angeles Black Music & Film Awards, and after hearing his new album Shades of Blu, it is well deserved. Shades of Blu is really all about making the most out of some amazingly organic performances. Shades of Blu features 17 studio tracks. It is not a concept album per se, although there ...

Letterone Competition To Select Jazz’s New “Rising Star”

Letterone Competition To Select Jazz’s New “Rising Star”

The 2019 LetterOne Rising Stars Jazz Award will pick one up-and-coming jazz musician from hundreds of applicants, who will win an international ten-city tour of jazz festivals across North America. Submissions for the competition close this Saturday, October 26, and artists can submit here. The competition will offer international exposure across North America to this year’s winner, and all talented, rising jazz musicians are encouraged to apply. Once the submission period ends, a star-studded panel of judges that includes legendary ...

IEBA Names 2019 Industry Awards Nominees

IEBA Names 2019 Industry Awards Nominees

The International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) has named the 2019 nominees for its Industry Awards to be presented at the Honors & Awards Ceremony on Oct. 29th during IEBA’s 49th Annual Conference in Nashville. More info on IEBA and the convention here. 2019 IEBA Nominees Club of the Year • The Armory – Minneapolis, MN • Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY • First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN • Joe’s on Weed Street – Chicago, IL • ...

New York Jazz Film Festival Announces 2019 Winners Streaming On The Bebop Channel

New York Jazz Film Festival Announces 2019 Winners Streaming On The Bebop Channel

The Fourth Annual New York Jazz Film Festival (NYJFF) has announced its winners for the 2019 season: Best Narrative Short Paris Blues In Harlem Jazz Ambassador Award Almaty ragtime. Boomerang Best Director This Is The Bash Posthumous Documentary Award Jimmy McGary The Best Jazz You Never Heard Best Traditional Documentary Based on a Jazz Musician Billy Bang Long Over Due The Mickey Bass Quartet Live at Milestones in San Francisco “A Show of Hands”- Out of Competition A synopsis of ...

Patrice Jegou Wins Independent Music Award (IMA) For Best A Cappella Song

Patrice Jegou Wins Independent Music Award (IMA) For Best A Cappella Song

Vocalist Patrice Jégou wins Independent Music Award for Best A Cappella Song “Lover Come Back To Me” featuring Take 6’s Mark Kibble & Alvin Chea from her new album, If It Ain't Love. Patrice Jegou (pronounced Zhay-goo), who released her critically acclaimed second album earlier this year, If It Ain't Love, won in the Independent Music Award’s (IMA) Best A Cappella song category with her rendition of “Lover Come Back To Me,” arranged by Take 6’s Mark Kibble, and featuring ...

Grammy Awards Announce New 2020 Deadlines and Dates

Grammy Awards Announce New 2020 Deadlines and Dates

The Recording Academy has announced new deadlines and dates for the 2020 62nd Annual Grammy Awards and Grammy Week events. Nominations will now be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The awards will be broadcast live from LA's Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26th on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Grammy Awards 2020 Deadlines and Dates For recordings released between Oct. 1, 2018, and Aug. 31, 2019. June 24–July 8, 2019: First-Round Online Entry Process Access ...

Grammys Finally Accept Streaming Links As Submissions

Grammys Finally Accept Streaming Links As Submissions

The Recording Academy will finally accept streaming links instead of physical product for award submissions in most categories. In a statement, the Academy also said, “For most categories, we would prefer streaming distribution links for online entry submissions, though CD submissions remain optional." The cost of submitting multiple physical copies has been an issue for smaller record labels.  The Recording Academy has accepted streaming only tracks for award eligibility since 2016  when Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book became the first ...


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