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 Awards, the preeminent honor for excellence in music and the only peer-selected music accolade. Concord [...]

Roman Miroshnichenko and Al Di Meola Finalists

Roman Miroshnichenko And Al Di Meola Are Finalists In The 25th Annual USA Songwriting Competition Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko is a Finalist in the 25th Annual USA Songwriting Competition in the “Instrumental" category for his composition “Aliens’ Electrik Dream", which appears on his latest multi Award-winning album “Ascension”. "Alien's Electrik Dream" is dedicated [...]

Ella – The Lost Berlin Tapes

Verve Records announces the release of a never-before-heard stellar live recording from the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. The Lost Berlin Tapes were recorded – incredibly in both mono and stereo – at Berlin's Sportpalast on March 25, 1962 and finds Ella at the top of her game with a trio led by pianist [...]

SULTANS OF STRING take their wickedly eclectic global grooves to CALIFORNIA - 3x JUNO (Canada's Grammys) nominees and Billboard charting Sultans of String take their wickedly eclectic and globetrotting grooves to California, with stops at FAR-West, Museum of Music Making and McCabe's Guitar Shop. Thrilling audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic and Cuban rhythms, fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar, while bass [...]

For Your Consideration – BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM – Sultans of String

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; • 2-time JUNO/Grammy winner Alex Cuba; • Benoit Bourque of Quebec's La Bottine Souriante  (3 JUNOs, 4 [...]

Mack Avenue Music Group Celebrates Magnificent Year with Rebranding and New Logo

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 launch of a new imprint. The newly re-branded parent company to Mack Avenue Records, Artistry [...]

Jazz at Princeton University Announces Dynamic 2018-2019 Season

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, Darcy James Argue. Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by acclaimed saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, presents a [...]