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Hr & Fru OrgelDuo Travels the World Vinyl & Comicbook Available now at Bandcamp!

Hr & Fru OrgelDuo Travels the World Vinyl & Comicbook Available now at Bandcamp!

Hr og Fru OrgelDuo Travels the World is the debut album of the danish band OrgelDuo. Armed with drums and a hammond organ, the masterminds Daniel Sommer and Simon Eskildsen want to guide listeners and readers in their new homemade universe. The two musicians have created an audio-visual experience which tells the story of two retired ...

Laurie Antonioli's 7th Album, "The Constant Passage Of Time," To Be Released By Origin Records April 12.

Laurie Antonioli's 7th Album, "The Constant Passage Of Time," To Be Released By Origin Records April 12.

Vocalist Laurie Antonioli highlights her gifts as a collaborator and interpreter on The Constant Passage of Time, her seventh album, due April 12 on Origin Records. Joined by her longtime working band American Dreams (with multi-reedist Sheldon Brown, guitarist Dave MacNab, pianist Matt Clark, drummer Jason Lewis, and newest member Dan Feiszli on bass), Antonioli takes ...

Letizia Gambi Released Two New Singles On International Womens Day March 8, 2019

Letizia Gambi Released Two New Singles On International Womens Day March 8, 2019

Jazz vocalist Letizia Gambi released new musical compositions; “Under the Moon" as a single and “Blue Monday" as a single and video on International Woman's Day, March 8th, 2019. International Women's Day has celebrated the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women for over a century. Born in Naples, Italy, Letizia Gambi is an international ...

Monday Recommendation: Dominic Miller

Monday Recommendation: Dominic Miller

Dominic Miller Absinthe (ECM) Guitarist and composer Miller delivers power and subtlety in equal measure. Abetted by producer Manfred Eicher’s canny guidance and ECM’s flawless sound and studio presence, Miller draws on inspiration from painters of France’s impressionist period. His liner essay emphasizes the importance to his musical conception of works by Cezanne, Renoir, Lautrec, Monet ...

Nancy Kelly Releases April 26th Remembering Mark Murphy Featuring Randy Brecker And More!

Nancy Kelly Releases April 26th Remembering Mark Murphy Featuring Randy Brecker And More!

"People often ask me who my favorite singer is, and my answer is always, without hesitation, Mark Murphy. With Mark's passing, I was moved to honor him musically with this recording. It was early in my singing career that a friend turned me on to Mark. Most of the songs chosen for this recording were ones ...

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Returns From 3-Year Recording Hiatus With "Songs: The Music Of Allen Toussaint" On Storyville Records

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Returns From 3-Year Recording Hiatus With "Songs: The Music Of Allen Toussaint" On Storyville Records

The renowned New Orleans Jazz Orchestra reflects on the wide-ranging influence of the Big Easy’s own Allen Toussaint, the legendary composer, singer, pianist, and producer, with the March 29 digital release of Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint on Storyville Records (physical release is set for April 19). The album features six songs by Toussaint and ...

Music Icon Patricia Barber - Higher- First Release In Six Years! First Release On Artistshare! Set for March 15

Music Icon Patricia Barber - Higher- First Release In Six Years! First Release On Artistshare! Set for March 15

The Patricia Barber Trio featuring Patrick Mulcahy and Jon Deitemyer Internationally acclaimed American composer singer/pianist Patricia Barber is back with a new recording on ArtistShare, her first since the critically celebrated Smash (Concord, 2013). Higher marks Barber's return with another form-shattering collection of original material. Renowned as a singular songwriter for her harmonic sophistication and incisive ...

Recent Listening: The Bill Mays Trio Is Back

Recent Listening: The Bill Mays Trio Is Back

Pianist Mays recently reassembled his trio for a concert and their first CD release in more than ten years. Mays, bassist Martin Wind and drummer Matt Wilson came together in a live performance at last Fall’s COTA (Celebration Of The Arts) festival. The audience at the Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania, was enthusiastic ...

Claudia Villela Offers Panoramic Showcase Of Her Brilliant Vocal Talent On "Encantada Live," Due April 12 From Taina Music

Claudia Villela Offers Panoramic Showcase Of Her Brilliant Vocal Talent On "Encantada Live," Due April 12 From Taina Music

Vocalist-composer Claudia Villela puts her stunning, supple virtuosity on vivid display with the April 12 release of Encantada Live on her own Taina Music label. Drawn from several live performances, the album alternates between performances by a septet, a quartet featuring Villela on piano, and intimate duets with various partners. It also includes three of Villela’s ...

EJ Hughes And His Emotional Vampire Sessions on Blue Canoe Records

EJ Hughes And His Emotional Vampire Sessions on Blue Canoe Records

EJ Hughes is back in the light with his riveting Blue Canoe Records release The Emotional Vampire Sessions, a followup to his 2005 release on Blue Canoe Something to Say. The Saxophonist has traveled extensively performing in many genres with a passion and deep-rooted training in jazz, classical, and contemporary music. Mr. Hughes has taught, performed, ...