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Yes Legend Jon Anderson To Receive Prog God Award From Progressive Music Awards

Yes Legend Jon Anderson To Receive Prog God Award From Progressive Music Awards

Music legend Jon Anderson will be presented with the Prog God award at this year's Progressive Music Awards, in association with currencies.co.uk, which will be held at London’s Underglobe on September 1, 2016! This very special honor is awarded to musical innovators within the world of progressive rock music and sees Anderson joining such music luminaries ...

It's Time To Submit Music for 59th GRAMMY Awards Consideration [Full List Of Deadlines]

It's Time To Submit Music for 59th GRAMMY Awards Consideration [Full List Of Deadlines]

From the fine folks at A2iM comes a reminder that now is the time to submit music for consideration for nomination for the 59th Grammy Awards and a a full list of all the upcoming Grammy deadlines. It’s Grammy time! If you are a voting member of The Recording Academy your deadline to submit music via ...

When Bill Met Sonny and Terri

When Bill Met Sonny and Terri

Earlier this week, I visited Terri Hinte's Facebook page. Terri is Sonny Rollins' publicist and close pal. On her page was a post on a phone call she received this week. I won't spoil Terri's story by telling you why she received it. I'll only tell you that I sent Terri an email with some questions ...

Alabama Shakes, Kamasi Washington Biggest Winners At A2IM's Indie Music Libera Awards

Alabama Shakes, Kamasi Washington Biggest Winners At A2IM's Indie Music Libera Awards

Alabama Shakes (ATO Records) and Kamasi Washington (Brainfeeder) each won multiple awards at last night's indie music A2IM Libera Awards in New York City. Alabama Shakes won three times and jazz saxophonist Washington was the night’s big newcomer winning two awards. Ted Leo hosted. 2016 Libera Award Winners: Best Live Act
Alabama Shakes (ATO ...

NEC Faculty Member Dave Holland Receives 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award

NEC Faculty Member Dave Holland Receives 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award

Renowned Jazz Bassist Dave Holland Earns Nation’s Highest Honor in Jazz: 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award Holland is an NEC Visiting Artist-in-Residence NEC visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist/composer and bandleader Dave Holland has earned the nation’s highest honor in jazz: a 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Award. Holland is one of five individuals recognized for their lifetime ...

Steve Miller: Anatomy Of Rock n’ Roll Hall Of Fame Rant

Steve Miller: Anatomy Of Rock n’ Roll Hall Of Fame Rant

Recent Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller had some choice words to say about the Hall of Fame's treatment and selection process, not all of it glowing. Here we look at an excerpt from an interview Miller did with Billboard regarding the event. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 I’ve been ...

Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees

Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees

24 songwriters and composers have nominated for induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. 6 final elected nominees will be inducted at the LA MUSA AWARDS to be held on October 13th at the Filmore Miami Beach Jackie Gleason Theater. The complete list of nominees: PERFORMING SONGWRITER NOMINEES: Alejandro Lerner – Argentina
Caetano ...

Blues Foundation Announces 2016 Blues Hall Of Fame Inductees

Blues Foundation Announces 2016 Blues Hall Of Fame Inductees

Five legendary blues performers, two individuals who were instrumental in the creation of blues music, five single blues recordings, one blues album and an important piece of blues literature will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on May 4th. Elvin Bishop, Eddy Clearwater (pictured above), Jimmy Johnson, John Mayall, and The Memphis Jug Band ...

Independent Labels Won Big At 2016 Grammy Awards

Independent Labels Won Big At 2016 Grammy Awards

Independent labels scored well at the Grammys this year. Anti, ATO, Big Machine, Concord, Concord Jazz, Curb, eOne, Loma Vista, Mack Avenue, Motema Music, Naxos, Rounder, Southeastern Records and Thirty Tigers all notched Grammy wins in 2016. Mack Avenue Records won two awards: Best Improvised Jazz Solo (Christian McBride's “Cherokee") & Best Jazz Vocal Album (Cécile ...

Grammy Winners 2016 - The Jazz List

Grammy Winners 2016 - The Jazz List

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards have named their jazz list of 2016 Grammy winners. Improvised Jazz Solo WINNER: “Cherokee," Christian McBride “Giant Steps," Joey Alexander
“Arbiters if Evolution," Donny McCaslin
“Friend or Foe," Joshua Redman
“Past Present," John Scofield Jazz Vocal Album WINNER: For One to Love, Cécile McLorin Salvant ...


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