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COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA – Makes History With All About That Basie

"All About that Basie" brings together legendary artists from across jazz and pop to join and celebrate the iconic Count Basie Orchestra September 14, 2018 release via Concord Jazz Legendary artists have come together to join the Count Basie Orchestra under the direction of Scotty Barnhart for this historic release. The album was produced by eight-time [...]

RAN BLAKE- Celebrates Birthday With Solo Concert

New England Conservatory faculty member and pianist/composer Ran Blake celebrates his 83rd birthday with a solo concert  Performance on Saturday, August 18 at NYC's Jazz at Kitano Programs feature music from Film Noir, tribute to Abbey Lincoln "Ran Blake is so hip it hurts...a pianist who can make you laugh at his dry humor one second [...]

Libby York – returns to Mezzrow

Acclaimed vocalist Libby York returns to Mezzrow for an intimate evening of standards "A gifted and experienced singer whose warm tone and sharp sense of humor bolster her restrained artistry." - The New Yorker "A jazz singer of cool composure and artful subtlety." - New York Times Vocalist Libby York returns [...]

Maria Schneider – National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Newest Recipients of Nation's Highest Honor in Jazz 2019 NEA Jazz Masters Will Be Celebrated at Free Concert on April 15, 2019 in Washington, DC Washington, DC—Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation's highest honor in jazz—the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships—on individuals who have made [...]

Pat Metheny – Royal Swedish Academy of Music

Pat Metheny Elected into the Prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Music Latest Honor Follows Recent National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award & Jazz FM “PRS For Music Gold Award” Kicks Off 24-City European Tour This Week, U.S. Tour This Fall   Pat Metheny has been elected into the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Music.   Founded [...]

Keith “THE CAPTAIN” Gamble

Keith "THE CAPTAIN" Gamble Singer-Songwriter, Keith THE CAPTAIN Gamble’s heart and soul are rooted in the BLUES. He can charge his performances with Funk, Rock, Jazz, R&B, and Soul, but will always lead his audience back home to the Blues. He is also a Black Belt in Tae Kwan Do, actor, graphic artist, writer and music columnist. As [...]

5th Annual National Jazz Museum In Harlem

Jon Batiste, Sheila E., Arturo O’Farrill National Jazz Museum in Harlem June 14, 2018 - New York, NY; On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem held its 5th Benefit Awards and Concert at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. The Annual Benefit Awards and Concert featured three of the most [...]

ISC – 2018 Judges

INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION (ISC) JUDGES ANNOUNCED Judges Include: Adam Lambert, Tom Waits, The Script, Marc Anthony, Ne-Yo, Hardwell, Portugal. The Man, Kane Brown, 21 Savage, Kristian Bush (Sugarland), and More June 18 , 2018 – The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its panel of judges for the 2018 competition. Established in 2002, [...]

Herbie Hancock – Receives Honorary Doctorate

Herbie Hancock earns honorary doctorate from New England Conservatory Herbie Hancock (left) and NEC Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst. Photo © Eric Antoniou. Legendary jazz composer/performer and 14-time Grammy award-winner Herbie Hancock was at New England Conservatory on Sunday, May 20, 2018 to receive an honorary doctorate as part of the 147th Commencement [...]

Ricardo Bacelar

Brazilian jazz pianist Ricardo Bacelar presents the smoldering romance of Jobim in a collaborative pan intercultural arts video “Somewhere In The Hills” blends music, voice and dance in the latest clip culled from the “Sebastiana” album. FORTALEZA, BRAZIL (14 May 2018): For Brazilians, Antonio Carlos Jobim’s catalogue is as iconic, influential and impactful as George Gershwin’s contributions to the Great American Songbook, [...]