Monthly Archives: September 2012

STACY SULLIVAN – IT’S A GOOD DAY: A TRIBUTE TO MISS PEGGY LEE

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It’s a Good Day, A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee, featuring Stacy Sullivan announces a fall performance series at New York City’s iconic Metropolitan Room.

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The Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman @ The Tangier

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Fans that have followed Russ Freeman and The Rippingtons for any stretch of time over the past quarter century know the versatile award winning and Grammy nominated guitarist/composer, and producer has long had a penchant for naming songs and albums after exotic places (Aruba, Kenya, Morocco, Weekend in Monaco, Sahara, etc).

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LEE KONITZ / BILL FRISELL / GARY PEACOCK / JOEY BARON – ENFANTS TERRIBLE

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A quartet of modern jazz giants – coming together here in the largely unrehearsed space of a live setting – yet managing to create some amazing sounds in the process!

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ANIMATION – TRANSPARENT HEART

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“This was a prime example of jazz musicians stretching beyond the usual acoustic limitations of their instruments to create a disturbing yet compelling new sound world.”Mike Flynn, JazzWise

Transparent Heart is one of the most captivating recordings I have heard in years. The ability to transform human emotions on such highly charged topics through the primary use of instrumentation alone is a monumental feat.” - Brent Black, Critical Jazz

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Classic – Hit:Michel Petrucciani – Besame Mucho /24-30.09.2012

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This interpretation made by the one of the greatest jazz pianist Michel Petrucciani. It is too beautifull!

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Album Of The Week:Allou April – Colorful World /24-30.09.2012

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Allou April’s work has found its way onto various compilations since he left his home town of Saldanha and got his start in garage bands, over 15 years ago. His musical journey led him through Gospel to instrumental smooth jazz. He’s one of the most sought after session musos in SA. Colourful World is his second solo album.

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