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PRIM – Garnet Tales

PRIM is an Austrian jazz ensemble that challenges the traditional piano trio format. Formed in 2015 in Vienna, the band distinguishes itself from the cultural landscape of the city. Drawing from such diverse sources of inspiration as e.s.t, the Neil Cowley Trio, GoGo Penguin and Johann Sebastian Bach, the three musicians (Felix Biller, Christoph Karas, [...]

MARC ANTOINE – Something About Her

Marc Antoine's latest is a musical love letter to his wife as they celebrate their 25th Wedding Anniversary. The joyous affair unites Marc Antoine with his all-star friends including David Benoit, Brian Simpson, Philippe Saisse and Marion Meadows, among others. “It’s all about the voyage for me. I hope I can take listeners along with me [...]

DANIEL GASSIN and his CROSSOVER BAND – Change of Heart

Daniel Gassin is an Australian pianist and composer of Franco-American descent based in Paris. Before relocating to France in 2013, Daniel garnered both local and international acclaim in his hometown of Melbourne. He was a finalist in the Jazz Solo Piano Competition at the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival in 2007, reached the final three at [...]

International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert

Hosted by Michael Douglas at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Concert Caps Extraordinary 10th Anniversary Celebration Spanning More than 190 Countries With more than 190 countries participating, the International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary celebration concluded with a thrilling All-Star Global Concert reaching millions worldwide. Hosted by Michael Douglas and led by artistic director Herbie Hancock [...]

ColaJazz Fest coming to Midlands May 1-2

COLUMBIA – The 2021 ColaJazz Fest will be coming to the Midlands Saturday, May 1-2, at the Koger Center for the Arts. A #supportlocal themed night will showcase Columbia’s best in jazz with artists who have struggled through the pandemic. Four diverse bands will take to the stage at The Senate on Saturday, May 1. [...]

Jazz Standard Presents Fred Hersch Trio

JAZZ STANDARD, one of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, is keeping the music alive with “The Flip Side Sessions”, a virtual concert series broadcasting fully-produced, pre-recorded shows every Friday from March 26-May 14, 2021. Co-sponsored by The Boston Beer Company and Davos Brands. All shows are recorded from the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) [...]

‘The Pure Musical Grace of Self-Confidence’ — Professional Instructor and Internationally Celebrated Pianist Matthew Xiong Teaches Musicians How to Battle Through Performance Anxiety

ALLSTON, Mass., Concert Pianist Matthew Xiong announced he was currently teaching musicians of all levels, and specializes in the skill of helping pupils work through performance anxiety issues. Matthew began learning the piano at age five and went on to an internationally celebrated career after his debut performance at the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the [...]

Smooth Christian jazz trailblazer Michael Canaan is ‘Caught Up In The Clouds’

Michael Canaan (Image courtesy of Turning Point Media Relations) EP to bow March 29 Composer, keyboardist and former Christian radio broadcaster Michael Canaan is set to release his solo debut, “Caught Up In The Clouds,” on March 29. A trailblazer in the smooth Christian jazz genre, Canaan’s seven-song EP is hallmarked by easy-listening grooves and peaceful melodies [...]

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