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Russian Guitarist Takes First Prize At 2020 The International Acoustic Music Awards

Russian Guitarist Takes First Prize At 2020 The International Acoustic Music Awards

Multi-award winning guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko took first prize at the 16th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) in the “Instrumental" category for composition “Ostrov". The IAMA, one of the world's leading international songwriting events, honors songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists. Winners were selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers from SONY Music, Warner/Reprise Records, etc. Roman Miroshnichenko is one of the most prominent virtuosos in Europe. Four-time recipient ...

Bahamian Trumpeter Giveton Gelin Wins Award And Ten-City International Tour

Bahamian Trumpeter Giveton Gelin Wins Award And Ten-City International Tour

Twenty-one-year-old jazz musician Giveton Gelin will perform a ten-city international tour of North America after winning the 2020 LetterOne RISING STARS Jazz Award, including a performance at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in jny: New York City, where Gelin is currently studying at Julliard. Gelin was selected by a high-profile jury of musicians, journalists and record producers, chaired by Mikhail Fridman—an international businessman, philanthropist and jazz fan—and jazz guitarist George Benson. His winnings include the ten-city tour and a full ...

62nd GRAMMY Awards: Jazz Winners

62nd GRAMMY Awards: Jazz Winners

And the winners of the 2020 GRAMMY Awards are... 31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter's name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only. “Elsewhere" by Melissa Aldana, soloist Winner: “Sozinho" by Randy Brecker, soloist “Tomorrow Is the Question" by Julian Lage, soloist “The Windup" by Branford Marsalis, ...

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 ...


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