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One O'Clock Lab Band Marks Its 53rd Yearly Recording with "Lab 2019," Set for November 22 Release by North Texas Jazz
One O'Clock Lab Band Marks Its 53rd Yearly Recording with "Lab 2019," Set for November 22 Release by North Texas Jazz

Denton, Texas -The University of North Texas's renowned One O'Clock Lab Band maintains its uncanny aptitude for both timeliness and timelessness with the November 22 release of Lab 2019 (North Texas Jazz). The latest installment in an annual series tha …

Macarthur Foundation "Genius" Grant Awarded To Mary Halvorson, The New School's School of Jazz and Contemporary Music Faculty Member
John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Macarthur Foundation "Genius" Grant Awarded To Mary Halvorson, The New School's School of Jazz and Contemporary Music Faculty Member

New York, New York -Mary Halvorson, a faculty member in The New School's School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, was named a 2019 MacArthur Foundation Fellow. The annual grant is a $625,000, no-strings-attached award to extraordinarily talented and creative …

'Motown Unreleased: 1969' Celebrates 60 Years Of Motown With 60 Previously Unreleased Songs Recorded By The Legendary Label In 1969
'Motown Unreleased: 1969' Celebrates 60 Years Of Motown With 60 Previously Unreleased Songs Recorded By The Legendary Label In 1969

Los Angeles, California -To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the celebrated label, Motown/UMe today released MOTOWN UNRELEASED: 1969, a digital only collection that contains 60 previously unreleased studio recordings made during 1969 including songs by Diana Ro …

Grace Kelly
Pasha Riger
Grace Kelly

New York, New York -“Grace Kelly has an electric charisma onstage that instantly ignites the room,” says Stay Human bandleader Jon Batiste. Featured in the 2017 Emmy-winning Yamaha production “The Right Note”, singer, saxophonist, and songwriter/co …

Lost Tapes Transformed Into New Jazz Release From Saxman Sonny Lewis - "Fillmore Street Live"
Lost Tapes Transformed Into New Jazz Release From Saxman Sonny Lewis - "Fillmore Street Live"

San Francisco, California -Saxman Sonny Lewis is a legendary jazz musician who almost slipped away into history. His career was launched in Paris in 1961, sitting in with Bud Powell, and spanned the next three decades. At home in any setting, he performed with Art …

Kirk Whalum Releases Humanité on October 11, 2019
Kirk Whalum Releases Humanité on October 11, 2019

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan -“Music is the language that communicates across borders. Music can break and enter into a person’s soul. The difference is a musician is not there to take, he’s there to give, to leave something.” Grammy® Award Winner and …

Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Boldly Confront A Spectrum Of Social Justice Issues On Collaborative Double Album Waiting Game
Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Boldly Confront A Spectrum Of Social Justice Issues On Collaborative Double Album Waiting Game

New York, New York -Terri Lyne Carrington has announced an ambitious double album, Waiting Game, out November 8 on Motema Music and recorded with her new band Social Science. The multi-GRAMMY® award-winning drummer, producer and educator boldly confronts a …

Unreleased Album of John Coltrane and His All-star Classic Quartet Mastered from Original Analog Tape for Release
Unreleased Album of John Coltrane and His All-star Classic Quartet Mastered from Original Analog Tape for Release

New York, New York -In 1964, John Coltrane and his Classic Quartet went into Van Gelder Studios and, in an unprecedented move for Coltrane, recorded new versions of some of his most famous works. This never-before-heard recording, Blue World …

Rosana Eckert
Holly Kuper
Rosana Eckert

Dallas, Texas -With an international presence as a masterful vocalist, deep improviser, versatile songwriter, and a tasteful arranger, Rosana Eckert has often been called a musical force. Her shows are an effortless blend of tradition and originality, …

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Acquires Folk-Legacy Records
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Acquires Folk-Legacy Records

Washington, District of Columbia -Through the tremendous generosity of friends and support of the Paton family, the mission to preserve and share folk music carries on as Folk-Legacy Records is acquired by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Folk-Legacy of Sharon, CT, was f …

Nguyên Lê’s "Overseas" – Guitarist Brings Jazz, Traditional Vietnamese Music & Hip-Hop to the Music for “Cirque-Nouveau”
Nguyên Lê’s "Overseas" – Guitarist Brings Jazz, Traditional Vietnamese Music & Hip-Hop to the Music for “Cirque-Nouveau”

Munich / München, Bavaria, Germany -German release on 25. October 2019 "Overseas" stems from an interdisciplinary performance project combining dance, acrobatics and music. “CirqueNouveau”, conceived and directed by Tuan Le, whose other credits include work as lead c …

Jazz and Art by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Performing Original Compositions Inspired by Modern Master Artists
Jazz and Art by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Performing Original Compositions Inspired by Modern Master Artists

New York, New York -In past concerts that have been described by the New York Times as being “soulful,” “evocative,” and “playing directly to the band’s strengths,” the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performed original compositions …