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Swing Symphony by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Conducted by David Robertson
Swing Symphony by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Conducted by David Robertson

New York, New York -On July 1, 2019, in the spirit of Independence Day, Wynton Marsalis’ third symphony, Swing Symphony —a musical manifesto on American ideals and the melding of jazz and classical —will be released on all digital platforms by Blue Engine Recor …

Canada Will Be the Focus of jazzahead! 2020 - The First Partner Country Outside Europe
Jörg Sarbach
Canada Will Be the Focus of jazzahead! 2020 - The First Partner Country Outside Europe

Bremen, Bremen, Germany -The organizers of jazzahead!, the world‘s largest jazz trade fair, announce today that they are breaking new ground in the choice of next year’s partner country. The focus will be on Canada, which becomes the first partner country from outside …

Fender Custom Shop Promotes Carlos Lopez to Master Builder As Product Demand Continues to Grow
Fender Custom Shop Promotes Carlos Lopez to Master Builder As Product Demand Continues to Grow

Hollywood, California -Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) today announced a new Master Builder joining the Fender Custom Shop: Carlos Lopez. With decades of experience in guitar luthiery, he’s worked on countless designs during his four years as an Apprentice Master …

Sunny Jain Signs to Smithsonian Folkways & Announces New Solo Album Coming in 2020
Sunny Jain Signs to Smithsonian Folkways & Announces New Solo Album Coming in 2020

Washington, District of Columbia -Sunny Jain has announced the release of his debut solo album with Smithsonian Folkways in 2020. Jain is the dynamic bandleader and dhol player of global party band Red Baraat and has collaborated with Norah Jones, Peter Gabriel, Vijay Iyer, Heems of …

Matana Roberts
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Matana Roberts

New York, New York -Matana Roberts is an internationally renowned composer, band leader, saxophonist, sound experimentalist and mixed-media practitioner. Roberts works in many contexts and mediums, including improvisation, dance, poetry, and theater. She made two …

National Music Council To Honor George Clinton and Vince Guaraldi at 2019 American Eagle Awards
Randy Hannan
National Music Council To Honor George Clinton and Vince Guaraldi at 2019 American Eagle Awards

Nashville, Tennessee -The National Music Council will honor iconic funk visionary George Clinton and beloved “Peanuts” composer and jazz piano giant Vince Guaraldi at the organization’s 36th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, July 18th at the Summer NAMM Show in …

Universal Music Group Announces Strategic Southeast Asia Expansion & Appoints Calvin Wong CEO for the Region
Universal Music Group Announces Strategic Southeast Asia Expansion & Appoints Calvin Wong CEO for the Region

Singapore, Singapore -Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music entertainment, today announced the appointment of respected industry executive Calvin Wong to the newly created position of CEO, Southeast Asia & SVP, Asia, effective immediately. The appointment …

Yamaha Corporation of America Remembers Legacy of Dave Samuels
Yamaha Corporation of America Remembers Legacy of Dave Samuels

Indianapolis, Indiana -Yamaha today recognized and celebrated the legacy of the iconic vibraphonist Dave Samuels, who passed away on April 22, 2019 at the age of 70 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s disease. A Yamaha Performing Artist since 1991, Samuels’ loyalty and …

Thirteen New Language Grants Awarded Through the First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative
Thirteen New Language Grants Awarded Through the First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative

Washington, District of Columbia -NEH partnership with First Nations Development Institute seeks to revitalize endangered indigenous languages Thirteen Native language immersion programs will receive funding to expand and support language and culture education programs within tribal …

A Great Response to jazzahead! 2019 With Visitors From 64 Countries During Four-day Event in Bremen
Jörg Sarbach
A Great Response to jazzahead! 2019 With Visitors From 64 Countries During Four-day Event in Bremen

Bremen, Bremen, Germany -The 2019 jazzahead! trade fair at Messe Bremen has come to its close, and there has been another year-on-year increase in the number of professionals attending. No fewer than 64 different countries were represented at this year’s event. From Thursday …

Allison Miller
Allison Miller

New York, New York -NYC-based drummer/composer/educator Allison Miller engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all music. Described by critics as a Modern Jazz Icon in the Making, Miller has also been recognized as one of the “Top 20 Jazz …

La célébration mondiale de la Journée internationale du jazz 2019 s'achève avec un extraordinaire concert réunissant des artistes de renom à Melbourne, en Australie
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La célébration mondiale de la Journée internationale du jazz 2019 s'achève avec un extraordinaire concert réunissant des artistes de renom à Melbourne, en Australie

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia -Suite à la tenue de milliers de concerts de jazz dans 195 pays des sept continents, la Journée internationale du jazz 2019 a été clôturée avec succès cette nuit à Melbourne, en Australie, par un extraordinaire concert réunissant des artistes de renom …