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NEW RELEASE From Bill McBirnie with Bernie Senensky "The Silent Wish" Available October 1, 2018 Bill McBirnie's latest Extreme Flute release, The Silent Wish, features the acclaimed flutist along [...]
Raised in Southwest England, Harman found success on her own terms with her debut, Dirt On My Tongue. The album was released independently in 2013 and supported by a touring schedule that found Harman sharing the stage with icons like Patti [...]
In 2015, Gideon King & City Blog(GKCB) released a full length CD, City Blog. The music was met with wide critical acclaim, with the Huffington Post calling King a "musical genius." Having worked for years in establishing a reputation as a [...]
For Your Consideration BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM Sultans of String Christmas Caravan Featuring 6-time Grammy winning Paddy Moloney (The Chieftains), • Ruben Blades & Luba Mason (Panamanian 7 Grammy and 5 Latin Grammy winner), • platinum-selling vocalist Nikki Yanofsky; • [...]
More Than 25 Projects Released in 2018 – CDs, EPs and Vinyl – Alongside Announcement of Brand New Imprint Under Christian McBride’s Direction, Brother Mister Productions Mack Avenue Music Group is celebrating a magnificent year which included more than 25 releases and the [...]
With singles featured on local and global smooth jazz radio stations, Grace Brancale has grown her audience across 216 countries. Considering that her first release was just in August 2017, and almost 20 releases since, many across the US and around the [...]
November 14, 2018 – May 11, 2019 Guest artists include Blue Note Records trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, legendary vocalist Nnenna Freelon, Grammy winner and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. Faculty leading groups include Jazz at Princeton head Rudresh Mahanthappa, Trineice Robinson-Martin, Jay Clayton, Matthew Parrish, [...]
SPOTLIGHT - FUNKEE BOY Time Capsule The sound of today blended with some [...]
SPOTLIGHT - NILS - Play Walk into the studio of most famous guitarists and [...]
SPOTLIGHT - TED NASH QUINTET Releases his first live recording in over 25 years Two-time [...]
Available at Amazon SPOTLIGHT - TONY SAUNDERS Tony Saunders’ life story could be [...]
Available at Amazon SPOTLIGHT - Resilient jazz singer Anna Danes finds her wings [...]
JazzMonthly.com Artist Spotlight Sexto Sentido "The Way" is SEXTO SENTIDO'S most recent CD. For the first time the girls [...]
- 11https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/billy-valentine/Vibrato Grill Jazz2930 Beverly Glen Circle, Los Angeles, CA 90077
Multitalented vocalist Billy Valentine’s varied career has taken him across the United States, throughout the many countries of Europe and even to Oman.
Lately, he’s been frequenting local Los Angeles clubs, such as Café Cordiale in Sherman Oaks, and both The Vic and The Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. Since its premiere in 2004, His glorious singing voice can be heard every week on the television series, Boston Legal, from the theme song right through to the end of each and every episode.
- 14https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/tigran-hamasyan/Center for the Art of Performance340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095Hamasyan describes the songs as “musical observations about the world we live in now, and the weight of history we carry with us.” All About Jazz hailed For Gyumrias “a loving tribute to his home city” and The Guardian raved, “he’s the hottest pianist in jazz, and he likes to mix things up, whether it’s bebop, thrash metal or dubstep. But his heart is in the folk music of his native land, Armenia.”Hamasyan began playing piano at age 3 and won the 2003 Montreux Jazz Festival’s piano competition at age 14. He released his debut album, World Passion, in 2005 and the following year won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition. In addition to awards and critical praise, Hamasyan has built a dedicated international following, as well as praise from Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Brad Mehldau.
- 14https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/basia/Yoshis - Oakland510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
Basia is a unique world-jazz vocalist who has sold millions of records worldwide, scoring a number of adult contemporary hits, a Top 30 pop hit with “Time and Tide” and even a #1 dance hit since her solo emergence in 1987 following a hit-making stint with the group Matt Bianco. Like such similar uniquely jazzy pop artists as Sade and Michael Franks, Basia albums often come out after a long hiatus yet always meet instant success due to their passionate fanbases and exceptional artistry.
- 15http://www.bluenotejazz.com/newyorkBlue Note - New York131 West 3rd Street New York, NY 10012 U.S.A.
Cory Henry, Brooklyn NY native, is telling everybody he is on his way. He is a two-time Grammy Award-winning keyboardist with musical roots in gospel, jazz and soul. His instrument of choice is the Hammond B-3 organ. Henry’s 2016 release and touring project, The Revival, features his dynamic and improvisational performances of music ranging from old gospel to Stevie Wonder.
Set Times – 7:30 & 9:30pm
Pianist Dan Nimmer, bassist Neal Miner, and drummer Pete Van Nostrand.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra pianist Dan Nimmer has prodigious technique and an innate sense of swing that often recalls his own heroes—Oscar Peterson, Wynton Kelly, Erroll Garner, and Art Tatum. Nimmer joined the JLCO when he was only 23 years old, and he has released multiple albums as a leader with the Dan Nimmer Trio. Featuring some of New York’s most in-demand musicians, the Dan Nimmer Trio is a highly refined straight-ahead group that shows off Nimmer’s range and virtuosity in a more intimate setting.