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Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Took Part In A Global Musical Mission With Simon Phillips, Stu Hamm, Charlie Bisharat And Others.

Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Took Part In A Global Musical Mission With Simon Phillips, Stu Hamm, Charlie Bisharat And Others.

Working alongside renown Pakistani producer Kashan Admani, multi Award-winning guitar virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko recorded the main acoustic guitar parts for the single ‘We Are One’ featuring famous musicians from all over the world. Top musical talent collaborated on a project with the message of hope and positivity in these testing times: Grammy Award winning violinist Charlie Bisharat, Grammy nominee and legendary drummer Simon Phillips, Indian act Euphoria’s front-man, Dr. Palash Sen, Brazilian singer-songwriter, actress and dancer Luiza Prochet, bassist Stu ...

Axon Radio Recruits Oz Noy For Stocking Shelves

Axon Radio Recruits Oz Noy For Stocking Shelves

Axon Radio’s newest single ‘Stocking Shelves (featuring Oz Noy)’ is available today for download and streaming. This highly anticipated release is the fourth single from Axon Radio’s upcoming album Shadow Logic. “The energy around this music is super exciting," says Cory Carleton (bassist for Axon Radio). “We have a lot of great players and we’ve been flooded with emails and comments on social media. Everyone wants to know when the Oz Noy song is coming out!” Like many Axon Radio ...

Byrd, Ellis and Kessel: 1982

Byrd, Ellis and Kessel: 1982

On July 17, 1982, three virtuoso jazz guitarists performed together on stage at the Congresgebouw in the Hague, the Netherlands, during the North Sea Jazz Festival. Known then as the Great Guitars, the pickers were Charlie Byrd, Herb Ellis and Barney Kessel. They were backed by bassist Joe Byrd, Charlie’s brother, and drummer Chuch Redd. The songs they sailed into the audience were It's the Talk of the Town, Undecided, A Felicidade, Manha de Carnival, Nuages, Goin' Out of My ...

Drummer Bob Holz To Release New Album Featuring Rolling Stones Bassist Darryl Jones And Trumpet Legend Randy Brecker

Drummer Bob Holz To Release New Album Featuring Rolling Stones Bassist Darryl Jones And  Trumpet Legend Randy Brecker

Jazz Fusion legend Bob Holz will release his fifth album for MVD Audio in late 2020. The record is titled Holz-Stathis Collaborative. Joining Bob Holz is Rolling Stones bassist Darryl Jones. Both Bob Holz and Darryl Jones have played with the late jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell. Bob Holz wrapped up a busy 2019 which included featured concerts at The Whiskey A Go Go and Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA. Bassist Darryl Jones joined Bob Holz in the recording ...

Dominick Farinacci Debuts Songbook Watch Party: A Live Online Streaming Show to Showcase Jazz Artists and Musical Collaborations

Dominick Farinacci Debuts Songbook Watch Party: A Live Online Streaming Show to Showcase Jazz Artists and Musical Collaborations

Internationally acclaimed trumpeter Dominick Farinacci debuts Songbook Watch Party, an interactive online music experience boasting newly filmed collaborations with musical artists from around the world. Beginning May 3, 2020 Songbook Watch Party will simulcast every Sunday night at 7PM EST on multiple streaming platforms such as ZOOM, Facebook and YouTube. “The goal of Songbook Watch Party,” states Farinacci, “is simple: to generate income for the artists, and to create for the audience that sound of surprise and fun that is ...

International Jazz Day thoughts about our new world of virtual jazz

International Jazz Day thoughts about our new world of virtual jazz

The world at-large- and the jazz world as we knew it and enjoyed it- have changed drastically over the past six weeks because of the pandemic. No near-term end is in sight for the challenges it has caused. Unless they were held prior to early March, none of the 2020 editions of listeners' favorite jazz festivals, are likely to be held this year. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival ...

Jazz musicians silenced by coronavirus, Chapter 2

Jazz musicians silenced by coronavirus, Chapter 2

Here is part two of our chronological listing of jazz-related COVID-19 deaths from the novel coronavirus, updated as we receive them. Our profound sympathies to their families, friends and fans as we remember the musical legacies they have given us. Tenor saxophonist Bootsie Barnes, a Philadelphia jazz legend, died April 22. He was 82. His many musical partners over the years included trumpeters Lee Morgan and John Swana, saxophonist Larry McKenna and drummers Tootie Heath, Philly Joe Jones and (childhood ...

Jazz re:freshed Announces "Extended Hiatus"

Jazz re:freshed Announces "Extended Hiatus"

London promoter and record label Jazz re:freshed has lost its home base, the Mau Mau Bar in Notting Hill Gate’s Portobello Road, following its sale to new owners. The organisation's weekly residency at the venue was a popular part of West London’s live jazz scene and the fulcrum of Jazz re:freshed's other activities. In a surprise announcement, Jazz re:freshed said that while it had “expected to be part of the new set up” at the site, “certain important factors prevented ...


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