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62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Wide-Ranging and Groundbreaking Performances
62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Wide-Ranging and Groundbreaking Performances

Monterey, California -The 62nd annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 29, with fans from across California and the country descending on the Monterey County Fairgrounds for a weekend which featured nearly 130 performances and events. The Festival was …

macOS Catalina is Available Today - Features Sidecar, which Expands Mac Workspace with iPad
macOS Catalina is Available Today - Features Sidecar, which Expands Mac Workspace with iPad

Cupertino, California -macOS Catalina, the latest version of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free software update. With macOS Catalina, users are able to enjoy Apple Arcade, a groundbreaking new game subscription service featuring …

Boss Introduces Katana MkII Guitar Amplifier Lineup
Boss Introduces Katana MkII Guitar Amplifier Lineup

Los Angeles, California -BOSS introduces the Katana MkII Guitar Amplifier lineup, the next generation of the acclaimed Katana amp series. Katana amps have received worldwide acclaim for their authentic tube tone and feel, onboard BOSS effects, easy sound customization, and …

Yamaha Celebrates 43-Year Partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival
Roberto Cifarelli
Yamaha Celebrates 43-Year Partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey, California -The Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) recently completed its 62nd event, with nearly 40,000 visitors enjoying a stellar lineup of 500 artists performing more than 120 shows on eight stages. Held September 27 through 30, MJF is the longest running annual …

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 that has …

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 individuals …

BOSS Announces DD-3T and DD-8 Digital Delay Pedals
BOSS Announces DD-3T and DD-8 Digital Delay Pedals

Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan -BOSS announces the DD-3T and DD-8, two new digital delay pedals added to the famous compact series lineup. The DD-3T replaces the long-running DD-3, updating the classic pedal with tap tempo and other modern features. The DD-8 takes over from the …

WOMEX 19 Confirms its Full Programme and Schedule for the Upcoming Edition
Ville Oksanen
WOMEX 19 Confirms its Full Programme and Schedule for the Upcoming Edition

Berlin, Berlin, Germany -After announcing the complete lineup for the Opening: Arctic Fire – Pohjoiset tulet, Showcase Line-up, Conference Programme, Film Programme and all the recipients for the WOMEX Awards for 2019, the organisers, Piranha Arts, with the announcement of …

2019 Edition of Music China Pulls Out All the Stops With a Well-rounded Fringe Programme
2019 Edition of Music China Pulls Out All the Stops With a Well-rounded Fringe Programme

Wan Chai, Hong Kong -In less than one month, the fairground at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre will open its doors to kick off the 18th edition of Music China. Visitors and exhibitors from all over the world will gather inside the 13 exhibition halls for four …

'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 Ross & the …

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/composer Grace Kelly …

Gibson Returns To Japan and China October 2019 - Announces Presence at Gibson Showroom, Tokyo and Music China, Shanghai
Gibson Returns To Japan and China October 2019 - Announces Presence at Gibson Showroom, Tokyo and Music China, Shanghai

Nashville, Tennessee -After an impactful re-launch at Winter and Summer NAMM, artists, players and fans are continuing to experience Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, rejuvenated. Gibson announced today it will return to Japan and China for the re-launch of …