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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
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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 …

Grammy winner, jazz advocate Arturo O’Farrill joins UCLA music faculty
Laura Mariet
Grammy winner, jazz advocate Arturo O’Farrill joins UCLA music faculty

Los Angeles, California -Arturo O’Farrill, a six-time Grammy-winning pianist, composer and music educator, has been appointed professor of global jazz studies and music at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. His teaching will focus on performance and compositi …

Roxy Coss Makes Outside In Debut with “Quintet” Out August 23rd
Roxy Coss Makes Outside In Debut with “Quintet” Out August 23rd

New York, New York -Outside In Music is thrilled to welcome ASCAP-award winning saxophonist Roxy Coss to their roster with the August 23rd release of her fifth album, Quintet. This exciting video project serves to rearrange and reimagine a collection of pre …

Roxy Coss Makes Outside In Debut with “Quintet” Out August 23rd
Roxy Coss Makes Outside In Debut with “Quintet” Out August 23rd

New York, New York -Outside In Music is thrilled to welcome ASCAP-award winning saxophonist Roxy Coss to their roster with the August 23rd release of her fifth album, Quintet. This exciting video project serves to rearrange and reimagine a collection of pre …

Grammy winner Terence Blanchard named first Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies
Henry Adebonojo
Grammy winner Terence Blanchard named first Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies

Los Angeles, California -Terence Blanchard, a six-time Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter, composer and music educator who in 2019 received an Oscar nomination for best original score for Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” has been named the first Kenny Burrell Chair in J …