Monthly Archives: July 2012

DONNY McCASLIN – CASTING FOR GRAVITY

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“With his expansive feeling and unadulterated love of music-making, McCaslin is in some ways the Sonny Rollins of his generation.” – Ottawa Citizen

Classic – Hit:Sneak A Peek from the Album of Euge Groove – Euge Groove 2000/30.07.-05.08.2012

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In the old days — say, up till five years ago — up and coming artists seeking to build a grass-roots following as a means to a record deal had to hit the road, sell home-pressed CDs from the bandstand,

Album Of The Week : Kyle Turner – Wrapped Tight/30.07.-05.08.2012

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This is Kyle’s 5th CD and it documents his growth as a musican.

Phil Denny – Crossover

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Phil Denny’s blazing sax, infectious melodies and in-the-pocket grooves on “Crossover” create an exuberant album sure to make him a major new force on the contemporary urban jazz scene.

Johan Randen – Summary (2012)

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Johan Randen is amassing a notable reputation in Europe as a nascent guitar-slinger and session ace.

TRACEY WHITNEY – I AM SINGING…SONGS I LOVE

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Featured This Week On The Jazz Network Worldwide Former Ray Charles “Raelette” Tracey Whitney With Her New CD, I Am Singing… Songs I Love.

MELODY GARDOT ANNOUNCES U.S. TOUR DATES

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Acclaimed singer Melody Gardot will start a US concert tour this Fall beginning September 20th in San Francisco, it was confirmed today by her label, Verve Records and Beaver Productions, her national tour promoter.

AKIRA SAKATA & CHIKAMOCHIRA – CHIKAMOCHIRA SORA WO TOBU

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Bold sounds from reedman Akira Sakata – easily one of the most powerful saxophonists on the planet at the moment!

In Live:Lee Ritenour – 1997 – Alive in L.A

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Jazz being the most spontaneous and improvisational of all musical forms, it’s often best appreciated in a live setting, where artistry can take over for commercial considerations and jamming for minutes on end is encouraged.

BRIAN BROMBERG – IN THE SPIRIT OF JOBIM

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It’s no ordinary summer for bassist Brian Bromberg, who yesterday released his second and third albums this summer via Artistry Music/Mack Avenue Records.