Category Archives: Jazz

JULIE KELLY – HAPPY TO BE

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Julie Kelly s new release, Happy to Be, offers up a feast of storytelling that draws from classic vocal jazz, bebop roots, and fresh originals. Whether singing her own lyrics to the rollicking Blues According to Orpheus or chiming though

OMER AVITAL – NEW SONG

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Bassist and composer Omer Avital, one of the most celebrated and revered musicians on the global jazz scene, delivers the creative tour-de-force, New Song, to be released on Motema Music on November 4, 2014. New Song signifies a giant leap

Marsbeat Studios Supports Music Education With New Hand-Illustrated Collectible Card Series Bringing Jazz Appreciation to the Public and Celebrating America’s Cultural Roots

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VOLUME 1 JAZZ portrays 35 outstanding musical legends that have shaped and continue to inspire America’s rich jazz tradition: from Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis. Designed to inspire jazz listening and learning,

Cyrille Aimée – It’s a Good Day

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Cyrille Aimée is an artist of many facets. Infused by a novel blend of multicultural influences, a vision for a unique sound and with a voice that is sublime, It’s a Good Day makes for a great day for a wide array of music

Dr. John – Ske-Dat-De-Dat…The Spirit Of Satch

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Release Date: 19 Aug 2014 Label: CONCORD RECORDS Genre: JAZZ   1. What A Wonderful World 4:10 2. Mack The Knife 6:13 3. Tight Like This 4:51 4. I’ve Got The World On A String 4:04 5. Gut Bucket Blues

PETER BERNSTEIN – SOLO GUITAR LIVE AT SMALLS

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This is the first solo album from Peter Bernstein, hailed by Downbeat as one of the 15 Best Jazz Guitarists in the World. Recorded over two nights in October, 2012, the album highlights Bernstein’s arrangements of Porter, Monk, Coltrane, Vernon

Trumpeter Avishai Cohen Presents Dark Nights, the Much-Anticipated Third Album from his Electrifying Trio Triveni with Bassist Omer Avital & Drummer Nasheet Waits

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Trumpeter Avishai Cohen presents Dark Nights – the third album from his electrifying trio Triveni with bassist Omer Avital and drummer Nasheet Waits – on October 28, 2014, via Anzic Records. Cohen, voted a Rising Star in the DownBeat Critics

THE AUCTION PROJECT WITH GUEST MIKE STERN – SLINK

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The Auction Project is a union of musicians and composers made up of Arturo O’Farrill (piano) Carlo De Rosa (bass) Vince Cherico (drums) Heather Martin Bixler(violin) David Bixler (saxes). The material is the strength of their friendship love and musical

SINGER-SONGWRITER KIKI EBSEN RELEASES JAZZ STANDARDS ALBUM – SCARECROW SESSIONS

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Father knew best: Kiki Ebsen records a jazz tribute to her late dad, actor Buddy Ebsen “Scarecrow Sessions,” due September 30, is comprised of standards and songs associated with her father’s showbiz career; “If I Only Had A Brain” is the

IVO PERELMAN Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Recording With the Release of Reverie – Available on September 23 via Leo Records

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For most artists, the chance to mark the silver anniversary of a recording career – as the tenor saxophone marvel Ivo Perelman does on his new album, Reverie – would involve a look back at the various styles and milestones