Category Archives: Jazz

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

DARIUS JONES / MATTHEW SHIPP – COSMIC LIEDER: THE DARKSEID RECITAL

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The inter-generational partnership of alto saxophonist Darius Jones and pianist Matthew Shipp seamlessly meshes the talents of two of the most restlessly inventive and deeply gifted instrumentalist-composer-improviser-leaders working today. This singular duo project was first revealed in 2011 on the

Pianist HAROLD LÓPEZ-NUSSA Announces 14-City North American Fall Trio Tour In Support of Latest Album, New Day

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Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa announces a rare 14-city North American Fall trio tour from September 20 through October 14, 2014. Booked by Ted Kurland Associates, the tour includes performances at the Monterey Jazz Festival (Monterey, CA), SFJAZZ Center – featuring

Drummer, vibraphonist, percussionist Mitch Shiner Releases his Debut Album Fly! with the BloomingTones Big Band on August 19 via Patois Records

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Shiner – a protégé of trombonist Wayne Wallace, who co-produced the album – mixes originals with covers of “When You Wish Upon A Star” “Wrecking Ball” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” and “Brother To Brother”   From J.J. Johnson