Category Archives: Jazz

DEE DANIELS – INTIMATE CONVERSATIONS

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Dee Daniels is the kind of singer who really takes us back to our precious time spent in jazz clubs on the south side of Chicago a few decades back – during the days when the old school jazz singer

HILARY GARDNER – THE GREAT CITY

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Acclaimed vocalist Hilary Gardner grew up in Alaska, infatuated with New York City.  Her striking recording debut, The Great City, available on Anzic Records on September 30, is Gardner’s love letter to her adopted hometown, great metropolises everywhere, and the

ANTONELLA VITALE – SONGS IN MY HEART

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The first we’ve ever heard from singer Antonella Vitale – a deep-voiced singer with a really great small combo sort of vibe – and an ability to sing equally well in English and Italian! Most of the music here is

PETER HAND BIG BAND – OUT OF HAND

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The sound of a truly fine big band makes a lasting aural impression, combining sheer grandness with the finest, intimate improvisations. We now welcome back to the stage the Peter Hand Big Band.

Michelle Pollace – New Beginning

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An all-star San Francisco Bay Area lineup delivers a refreshing take on the classic West Coast Latin Jazz sound in a small combo setting, breathing improvisational life into Michelle’s rich and varied compositions and arrangements. Genre: Jazz: Latin Jazz Release Date: 2013

Lorraina Marro – Not the End of Me

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Lorraina Marro, jazz vocalist, wrote this emotional ballad to remind us all that just because a relationship ends, does not mean it is the end of you and all that you can be.

NEW CD FROM VOCALIST CARMEN LUNDY, ‘SOUL TO SOUL’ SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 23

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“Soul To Soul,” a passionate new song cycle from vocalist, songwriter, producer and musician Carmen Lundy, is set for release September 23rd, 2014 via Afrasia Productions.  “Soul To Soul”, Lundy’s 14th album, is the next chapter in her critically-acclaimed career

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,