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Tim Garland Launches His Winter Encounters Series

Tim Garland Launches His Winter Encounters Series

This December, Tim Garland launches his “Winter Encounters”—a series of unique trio performances, beautifully filmed and streamed from Oak Gable Studios. Each 45-minute set features a unique collaboration of world-class musicians followed by a live Q&A session with the artists, starting with Kit Downes & Norma Winstone on December 6th. Over the last 30 years, British saxophonist Tim Garland has forged a reputation as a highly distinctive and in-demand musician and composer. His vast CV includes world tours with Chick ...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Jazz up your holidays with these fine gift ideas from your friends at All About Jazz. If you have a gift idea for our guide, please post it to the comments section below. If it's sold at Amazon, we'll include it. Electronics, music (including special edition and collectible box sets), books... whatever you think will make a great gift for a jazz music lover. Audio & Video Cambridge Audio Alva TT Direct Drive Turntable BUY The Cambridge Audio Alva TT ...

'Promenade' - New Album - Aleph Trio - Available On Every Digital Store

'Promenade' - New Album - Aleph Trio - Available On Every Digital Store

Promenade the first album of the Neapolitan trio Aleph Trio is out now. The video is entirely made by the visual artist Ludovica Bastianini, recognized in Italy and abroad for her photographic research. Photography is in fact the privileged means of narration of this animated short. Alternating hand-painted and digital photographs, photographs taken ad hoc and ready made photographs taken from the personal archives of the musicians, in an ironic and surrealist way, “Promenade" speaks to us of an experience ...

Magma 'Bourges 1979' (2CD) Remastered Edition Now Available

Magma 'Bourges 1979' (2CD) Remastered Edition Now Available

This particular concert stands out as a moment of grace, partly due to its extreme tension and the risks taken collectively, which the audience still reminisces of to this day. While chosen for their rich and original musical content, rather than strictly technical qualities per se, these archives are a testament to the astounding talent of cult band Magma during its 50 year career. In addition to the remastering, the original tape, which had suffered before being found, has been ...

Music By Marginalized And Underheard Composers Featured In 'Lost Voices' Streaming Monday, November 30

A sung story of trafficked Jewish women, a forgotten form of Macedonian folk music, the little-known work of a once popular Dominican artist, and an edgy, wild tune by Legendary Stardust Cowboy are among the pieces presented in Lost Voices, a concert featuring music by artists missing from the conversation. Performed by the inventive young musicians of New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Department at NEC’s iconic Jordan Hall, the event is produced by faculty members Anthony Coleman ...

Roger Lin Displays Sophisticated, Emotionally Grounded Guitar Playing On New Ep

Roger Lin Displays Sophisticated, Emotionally Grounded Guitar Playing On New Ep

Jazz guitarist/composer Roger Lin has a diverse style and a one-of-a-kind creative approach. He recently surrounded himself with an impressive of world-class musicians in order to release a brand new studio EP titled Whisper Of The Isolated Ones. This release was recorded and mixed by Peter Kontrimas, and mastered by Michael Perez-Cisneros. Performance credits include Phil Grenadier (trumpet & flugelhorn) as well as Ryosuke Tsutsui (piano), Soso Gelovani (bass) as well as Nick Groat sitting behind the drum kit. These ...

Roman Miroshnichenko And Al Di Meola Are Finalists In The 25th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Roman Miroshnichenko And Al Di Meola Are Finalists In The 25th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko is a Finalist in the 25th Annual USA Songwriting Competition in the “Instrumental" category for his composition “Aliens’ Electrik Dream", which appears on his latest multi Award-winning album Ascension. “Alien's Electrik Dream" is dedicated to one of the greatest guitar players of all time Steve Vai, who very kindly responded on the composition: “Congratulations on your record! And thanks so much for the touching ;Alien’s Dream.' It’s quite beautiful! I like music that ...

Saxophonist And Composer David Detweiler’s 'Astoria Suite' Pensively Reflects On The Familiar With A New Perspective Brought By Time And Distance

Saxophonist And Composer David Detweiler’s 'Astoria Suite' Pensively Reflects On The Familiar With A New Perspective Brought By Time And Distance

Familiar places and scenes can rekindle memories, revive friendships, and renew passions. For saxophonist and composer David Detweiler, returning to New York did this and more, as his time away from a place that he previously called home brought about fresh perspective. David Detweiler is no stranger to life’s motion. Born and raised in Houston, TX but having lived on opposite sides of the United States in both New York and Florida, Detweiler is well acquainted with changes of scenery ...


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