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Myra Melford
Bryan Murray
Myra Melford

Berkeley, California -Throughout her life in music, the pianist and keyboardist Myra Melford has pursued a creative vision that is both wholly distinctive and all-embracing. Composition and improvisation interact seamlessly and ingeniously in her work, one si …

Trumpeter Tanya Darby Announced as Brass Department Chair at Boston’s Berklee College of Music Beginning January 2019
Ruediger Schestag
Trumpeter Tanya Darby Announced as Brass Department Chair at Boston’s Berklee College of Music Beginning January 2019

Boston, Massachusetts -Educator, musician, and clinician Tanya Darby will join the Brass Department at Berklee College of Music as its chair next semester. Darby currently works as an assistant professor of jazz lead trumpet at the University of North Texas, a …

Cyrille Aimée Announces Move On: A Sondheim Adventure, Out February 22
Cyrille Aimée Announces Move On: A Sondheim Adventure, Out February 22

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan -The genius of Stephen Sondheim stems from the revered composer’s ability to plumb universal human emotions even in the form of the most outré characters – be they cannibalistic barbers, presidential assassins, or fairy tale witches. The …

New Recording Celebrates the Indigenous Mexican Traditions of the P'urhépecha
New Recording Celebrates the Indigenous Mexican Traditions of the P'urhépecha

San Pablo, California -On October 12th, California-based Mexican roots band Los Cenzontles will release Alma P'urhépecha, an album of songs performed in the musical style of the indigenous P'urhépecha people, native of Michoacán, Mexico. The album was recorded …

Peter Hum
Bruno Schlumberger
Peter Hum

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada -Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Peter Hum has been a mainstay of the city's jazz community for almost three decades. He has released two albums of original modern mainstream jazz. Alpha Moment, was released in the fall of 2015 t …

Available Now: Unreleased Historic Recordings: “Dexter Gordon Quartet Espace Cardin 1977” & “Woody Shaw Quartet Live in Bremen 1983”
Available Now: Unreleased Historic Recordings: “Dexter Gordon Quartet Espace Cardin 1977” & “Woody Shaw Quartet Live in Bremen 1983”

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain -Elemental Music Continues Landmark Series of Previously Unreleased Historic Recordings Dexter Gordon Quartet’s Espace Cardin 1977 and Woody Shaw Quartet’s Live in Bremen 1983 Both Available on CD and Vinyl, October 19 …

Ruthie Foster
John Carrico
Ruthie Foster

Austin, Texas -In the tightknit musical community of Austin, Texas, it’s tough to get away with posturing. You either bring it, or you don’t. If you do, word gets around. Praises are sung. And one day, you find yourself duetting with Bonnie Raitt …

Gao Hong awarded prestigious Sally Award by the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Gao Hong awarded prestigious Sally Award by the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Northfield, Minnesota -Gao Hong, director of Carleton College’s award-winning Chinese Music and Global Music Ensembles and senior instructor in Chinese musical instruments, is the recipient of a prestigious Sally Award from the Ordway Center for the Performing …

Guitar Great Bobby Broom Introduces His New Group The Organi-Sation with Their Debut Recording "Soul Fingers," Out October 12
Guitar Great Bobby Broom Introduces His New Group The Organi-Sation with Their Debut Recording "Soul Fingers," Out October 12

Richmond, California -Guitarist Bobby Broom's love of jazz has never blocked out his affection for the pop music he grew up with; indeed, it's been a frequent wellspring throughout his career. "Soul Fingers," his joyful new release with his new organ trio The …

Jazz Supporters Help Endow UCLA Faculty Chair Honoring Guitar Great Kenny Burrell
Elena Zhukova
Jazz Supporters Help Endow UCLA Faculty Chair Honoring Guitar Great Kenny Burrell

Los Angeles, California -The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music has received $1.2 million to establish the Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies. The Herb Alpert Foundation provided the lead gift of $500,000, which was matched by funds from the UCLA chancellor’s off …

Jazz Supporters Help Endow UCLA Faculty Chair Honoring Guitar Great Kenny Burrell
Elena Zhukova
Jazz Supporters Help Endow UCLA Faculty Chair Honoring Guitar Great Kenny Burrell

Los Angeles, California -The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music has received $1.2 million to establish the Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies. The Herb Alpert Foundation provided the lead gift of $500,000, which was matched by funds from the UCLA chancellor’s off …

Malou Beauvoir's “Spiritwalker” Available November 2 via Panthera Music International
Malou Beauvoir's “Spiritwalker” Available November 2 via Panthera Music International

-Haitian-American Singer-Songwriter Malou Beauvoir Invokes the Spirits of Vaudou to Communicate a Message of Spiritual Awakening and World Peace Spiritwalker – Available November 2 on Panthera Music International Album Brings Together Hai …

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