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BATISTE ANNOUNCES POWERFUL AND GENRE-DEFYING NEW ALBUM WE ARE SET FOR RELEASE MARCH 19 ON VERVE RECORDS FEATURING COLLABORATIONS WITH MAVIS STAPLES, ZADIE SMITH, PJ MORTON, TROMBONE SHORTY & [...]
Today, Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK announced it has signed award-winning singer, songwriter, jazz musician, and radio broadcaster Jamie Cullum to a global publishing agreement. Jamie Cullum is one of the UK's top [...]
Ovation TV Donates $5,000 to NYC’s Birdland Jazz Club As Pandemic Shutdown Threatens the Iconic Venue with Permanent Closure
Ovation TV, the only independent television and digital media company dedicated to the arts, announced today a generous $5,000 contribution to a GoFundMe campaign to save Birdland Jazz Club, a historic New York City music [...]
CHICO PINHEIRO Nominated for Best Latin Jazz Recording One of the leading figures in Brazilian Music today, Grammy nominated guitarist Chico Pinheiro is not only an exceptional instrumentalist with [...]
SALAMI ROSE JOE LOUIS Chapters of Zdenka Salami Rose Joe Louis announces Chapters of Zdenka – an offshoot collection of music from her 2019 Brainfeeder debut Zdenka 2080. "Peculiar Machine (Georgia Anne Muldrow Remix)" comes as the lead [...]
JazzAscona 2021 scheduled from June 24, to July 3! After last year's unavoidable postponement, JazzAscona will be back this summer and fill the pearl of Lake Maggiore with good sounds between June 24 and July 3. For the editions [...]
LOFI HOLIDAY MIXTAPE features inspired, new Lofi remixes of Christmas Classics by BILLIE HOLIDAY, ELLA FITZGERALD, THE TEMPTATIONS and more reimagined by electronic music producers BLOND:ISH, EEVEE and several rising stars of the burgeoning Lofi scene UMe has opened its cherished holiday music [...]
CONCORD JAZZ SCORES THREE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS Chick Corea's Trilogy 2 nominated for Best Improvised Jazz Solo (for "All Blues") and Best Jazz Instrumental Album Poncho Sanchez's Trane's Delight nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album The Recording Academy has revealed nominees for the 63rd Annual GRAMMY [...]
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It has already been an exciting career for Miami-raised soprano and tenor saxophonist Marcus Strickland, who: was named ‘Best New Artist’ in JazzTimes Magazine’s Reader’s Poll ’06; has two releases on Fresh Sound New Talent Records as a leader (“At Last” and “Brotherhood”); and currently plays with Dave Douglas, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, and Will Calhoun.St. James Live Jazz Clubhttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/brooke-alford-the-artist-of-the-violin/3220 Butner Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
Making her official national recording artist debut in 2018 with her latest Smooth Jazz radio single, “Closer” (featuring International Smooth Jazz Recording Artist Bob Baldwin), Brooke Alford, The Artist of the Violin has gained new fans across the country and many parts of the world. Brooke’s body of work features a unique and creative blend of Smooth Jazz, R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Classical, Pop, and more.La Cour French Bistro and Jazz Clubhttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/julie-monley-quartet-at-la-cour/1643 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210
Julie Monley is originally from Denver, Colorado. She worked nearly ten years in America notably with saxophonists George Keith and Phil Urso, pianist and composer Joe Bonner, and Peruvian guitarist Manuel Molina. In London she worked with Welsh guitarist Dylan Fowler and drummer Tony Crombie.
After moving to Paris, France in 1986, she won the best vocalist prize at the 1987 “Jazz Festival de Vienne.” In 1995, she won second prize at “Tremplin Jazz du Val d’Oise” competing with 185 groups of amateurs and professional musicians from throughout Europe.
Julie’s repertoire is original and eclectic, covering the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Stevie Wonder and Miles Davis.
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This special Sunday series was curated by Denver jazz pianist Stu MacAskie to explore the great drummer-less trios throughout jazz history. Art Tatum, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson, and Benny Green all recorded and performed in the piano/guitar/bass format.
Multiple appearances 11/15 – 11/22 – 11/29
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New York City-based Tenor Saxophonist and Composer Lucas Pino has led the inventive No Net Nonet for the better part of a decade, maintaining a monthly residency at Smalls Jazz Club in NYC since March 2013.
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Talk about getting a jump on the competition. Warren Wolf began playing drums at the age of three, took up vibraphone a few years later, toured with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra when he was 9, wrote his first tune when he was 10, and was hired for professional jazz gigs by the time he was 12.https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/denin-koch-and-beta-particle/
Hailed as possessing “pristine playing, meticulous composing” and “a very personal voice deserving of attention” by All About Jazz, rising star guitarist and composer Denin Koch has captured the imagination of audiences across the country and the attention of major musicians and critics. He has performed with Arturo Sandoval, Pat Metheny, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Dee Daniels, Ryan Keberle.
Helio Alves was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1966 and started piano lessons at age 6. Following his early immersion in playing the pop standards and classical music favored by his parents, he gravitated to jazz in his teens. Alves moved to Boston at age 18 and received his BA in Professional Music in 1990.https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/matt-skellenger-group-at-dazzle/
Electric bassist, Matt Skellenger, has always been an exception to the rules. By combining forward thinking creativity, progressive techniques and natural musicality, Skellenger displays a uniquely identifiable sound. Born and raised in Denver, CO., Matt has been composing, performing, and recording in the Front Range for 27 years. In 2002, he earned a B. A. in Music from Metropolitan State College of Denver where he studied with internationally renowned trumpeter Ron Miles.
The late Mel Torme´said, “Since the advent of Benny Goodman,there have been too few clarinetists to fill the void that Goodman left.
In 1980, Ken Peplowski moved to New York City,and was soon playing in all kinds of settings, from traditional to avant-garde jazz. “Everything’s a learning experience in jazz music – there’s always an element of the unpredictable.” In 1984, Benny Goodman came out of retirement and put together a new band, hiring Ken on tenor saxophone.Nocturnehttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/the-democracy-at-nocturnes/1330 27th Street Denver, CO 80205
THE DEMOCRACY is a modern jazz quintet that operates in a way that allows each musician to be an active a part of the creative direction of the ensemble. All five players contribute to the original works performed an all have a say of how each night will go… this band is proof that the spirit of Democracy is alive and well.https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/the-tuffenuffs-at-dazzle/
This iconic group merged powerful vocals with masterful blues on the keys; Stacey’s vocal range was bellowing when she sang in baritone and gut-wrenchingly beautiful when slaying the highest of soprano notes. It was simple elegance at its finest while being the perfect storm for a beautiful evening to come.La Cour French Bistro and Jazz Clubhttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/ron-jolly-and-ron-bland-at-la-cour/1643 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210
Ron Bland – Bass: One of the best n the business, Ron Bland has been a professional bass player for over 35 years, appearing in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. He performs at the Jazz in Vercors Festival in Villard de Lans, France every August, and is a clinician for the workshop associated with the festival. Ron has also performed with numerous jazz luminaries, including Dizzy Gillespie, Ron Jolly – Piano – Ron is a Denver native who received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Denver where he studied with Gene Rush and Steve Lee. Ron taught in the Jazz Department at DU’s Lamont School of Music from 1979-1987. Ron was a Denver Public Schools teacher from 1987 to 2018, teaching Music, Film and Audio Engineering at the Career Education Center. He led the Citywide Jazz Combo for the last 31 years.Birdlandhttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/aisha-de-haas-streamed-from-birdland/315 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
The spotlight shines on Broadway/jazz singer Aisha de Haas in a new concert called “Memory Lane” from Rodgers & Hammerstein to Burt Bacharach.https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/eef-and-the-blues-express-at-dazzle/
Eef and the Blues Express is one of Colorado’s premier blues bands. Ever since this dynamic five piece was formed in 2009 they have been hitting the scene running. They were a semi-finalist at the 2017 International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN, and were at the IBC previously in 2015. They have toured the Mid-West and have opened for numerous national acts including Coco Montoya, Samantha Fish, Bernard Allison and Tinsley Ellis.
Pianist Mike LeDonne was born in Bridgeport Connecticut in 1956. He was raised in his parent’s music store and by the age of 10 his father, a jazz guitarist, began booking him on gigs.St. James Live Jazz Clubhttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/something-for-the-soul-band/3220 Butner Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
Without question, SOMETHING FOR THE SOUL captivates audiences with their high energy, interactive performances, strong vocals, and diverse playlist. Second Show 9:00.Birdlandhttps://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/sierra-boggess-streamed-from-birdland/315 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Sierra Boggess says, “Join me as I sing onstage for the first time since quarantine, reunited with my sister Summer Boggess on cello and my music director and arranger, Brian Hertz.https://www.jazzmonthly.com/event/amanda-v-sings-at-dazzle/
I am Amanda V., a vocalist performing for over 35 years. Originally from Palm Springs, CA, I have been in Colorado since 1991. My style of music is vast, to include rhythm and blues, pop, jazz and rock. I have been performing with no other than the best Denver based dance, top 40 and hip hop band called Hip Pocket since 2012. Along with Hip Pocket, my current projects are the powerhouse duo of chuck fisher and Amanda v! called the watts up duo, Amanda Vs Material Girl Madonna tribute project and