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SFJAZZ Announces New SFJAZZ Collective Members Trumpeter Etienne Charles & Bassist Matt Brewer Join All-Star Octet
Laura Ferreira
SFJAZZ Announces New SFJAZZ Collective Members Trumpeter Etienne Charles & Bassist Matt Brewer Join All-Star Octet

San Francisco, California -SFJAZZ announces a new lineup of its award-winning all-star octet, the SFJAZZ Collective, with trumpeter Etienne Charles replacing trumpeter Sean Jones and bassist Matt Brewer replacing longtime bassist Matt Penman. Launched in 200 …

Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young And Oscar Peterson Revived With New Vinyl Reissues
Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young And Oscar Peterson Revived With New Vinyl Reissues

Los Angeles, California -In the annals of jazz history, few events have been more influential than the Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series, and the album series of the same name. From 1944 to 1957, pioneering impresario, Verve Records founder, Norman Granz o …

The National Music Council to Honor Jazz Giants Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer at Annual American Eagle Awards
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The National Music Council to Honor Jazz Giants Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer at Annual American Eagle Awards

Nashville, Tennessee -The National Music Council has announced that jazz legends Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer will be honored at the organization’s 35th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The hono …

Tia Fuller's “Diamond Cut” Available May 25 via Mack Avenue Records
Tia Fuller's “Diamond Cut” Available May 25 via Mack Avenue Records

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan -Saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Tia Fuller uses the process of diamonds forming under four levels of extreme pressure and heat as a metaphor for the time she spent honing her artistic craft. When looking up the term ‘diamond cut,’ …

Cyrille Aimée Live Scheduled For Release June 22
Cyrille Aimée Live Scheduled For Release June 22

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan -The end of one chapter means the beginning of another. Like all the best cliffhangers, Cyrille Aimée Live leaves the audience wanting more…but also eager to discover what comes next. Recorded at a typically lively and engaging performanc …

Rock And Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe's Decca & Verve Records Catalog To Be Released Digitally & Made Available For Streaming For The First Time
Rock And Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe's Decca & Verve Records Catalog To Be Released Digitally & Made Available For Streaming For The First Time

Los Angeles, California -As The Godmother of Rock & Roll Sister Rosetta Tharpe's highly-anticipated induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Early Influences wing approaches, Verve/UMe is bringing the trailblazer's vaunted catalog into the digital a …

Renowned Jazz Guitarist Dave Stryker Joins ArtistWorks' Extensive List of Online Teaching Artists
Renowned Jazz Guitarist Dave Stryker Joins ArtistWorks' Extensive List of Online Teaching Artists

Napa, California -ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music education, has announced the latest addition to their extensive online music faculty: Jazz Guitar with Dave Stryker. After a number of exceptionally successful years offering …

The Studs Terkel Radio Archive Available to General Public on May 16, 2018
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The Studs Terkel Radio Archive Available to General Public on May 16, 2018

Chicago, Illinois -The Studs Terkel Radio Archive, one of the world’s great spoken-word collections, consisting of more than 5,600 programs in various genres created at Terkel’s hometown fine arts radio station WFMT in Chicago between 1952 and 1997, will b …

Chicago History Museum Makes Thousands of Blues Images From the Raeburn Flerlage Archives Available to the Public
Chicago History Museum Makes Thousands of Blues Images From the Raeburn Flerlage Archives Available to the Public

Chicago, Illinois -Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, BB King, Joan Baez and Bob Dylan are just some of the artists captured by the remarkable and relatively unknown Chicago blues and American music photographer Raeburn Flerlage. The Chicago History Museum …

Roscoe Mitchell, Gerald Clayton, & Marilyn Bergman Receive Awards At ASCAP Jazz Awards
Roscoe Mitchell, Gerald Clayton, & Marilyn Bergman Receive Awards At ASCAP Jazz Awards

Los Angeles, California -Roscoe Mitchell Receives Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award Gerald Clayton Honored With ASCAP Vanguard Award At 2018 ASCAP Jazz Awards Marilyn Bergman Recognized with Inaugural ASCAP President's Award Tonight, ASCAP, The …

Somi's Petite Afrique Co-produced By Etienne Charles Wins NAACP Image Award
Somi's Petite Afrique Co-produced By Etienne Charles Wins NAACP Image Award

East Lansing, Michigan -The National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People NAACP Awards The 49th NAACP Image Award For Outstanding Jazz Album To Petite Afrique By The Acclaimed Vocalist Songwriter Somi Co Produced By Trinidad Born Trumpeter Composer …

Herbie Hancock's Spellbinding "River: The Joni Letters" Expanded Edition Releasing December 15 In Celebration Of 10th Anniversary
Herbie Hancock's Spellbinding "River: The Joni Letters" Expanded Edition Releasing December 15 In Celebration Of 10th Anniversary

Los Angeles, California -When Herbie Hancock's genre-defying River: The Joni Letters, won the 2007 Grammy® Award for "Album of the Year," beating out Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters and Vince Gill, it was a victory for musical exploration, inspired music …