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International Songwriting Competition – announces 2017 winners

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Announces 2017 Jazz Winners Judges Include Billy Cobham, Lonnie Liston-Smith, Danilo Perez, John Burk (President, Concord Label Group), And More April 20, 2018 -- The International Songwriting Competition (ISC), widely recognized as the most prestigious and respected songwriting competition in the world, is pleased to announce its 2017 winners. Created [...]

The Saxophonist

Beavin Lawrence is THE SAXOPHONIST An Andre´Joseph Film Andre´ Joseph Writer/Director The Saxophonist As the screenwriter, producer, and director, The Saxophonist is more to me than a short film project. Ever since I wrote the screenplay as a student at Emerson College twelve years ago, it has been my love letter to jazz [...]

American Pianists Association Announces Five Finalists

American Pianists Association Announces Five Finalists for the American Pianists Awards - Each Guaranteed $20,000 Finalists for the 2019 Awards - KENNY BANKS, JR., EMMET COHEN, KEELAN DIMICK, DAVE MEDER & BILLY TEST - to Participate in Unique 13-month Competition Process Awards Sneak Preview Concert Scheduled for May 17, 2018 at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (Jazz at Lincoln [...]

Newport Jazz Festival Announces Second Wave of Artists

Newport Jazz Festival® Second Wave of Artists Features PAT METHENY with Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh & Gwilym Simcock; BADBADNOTGOOD; Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers; The DIVA Jazz Orchestra; Trio 3 (Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille); Tony Allen; Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest; Grace Kelly; Black Art Jazz Collective; Anat Cohen & Marcello [...]

Spin Cycle Further Refines Its Adventuresome Sound on “Assorted Colors”

Spin Cycle Further Refines Its Adventuresome Sound on Sophomore Album"Assorted Colors"                                Set for Release April 6 on Sound Footing Records Co-Led by Drummer Scott Neumann & Saxophonist Tom Christensen, The Quartet Also Includes Guitarist Pete McCann & Bassist Phil Palombi Spin Cycle "Assorted Colors" [...]

LUDWIG GORANSSON – BLACK PANTHER

LUDWIG GORANSSON'S BLACK PANTHER: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SCORE HITS #1  ON THE BILLBOARD WORLD MUSIC CHART Black Panther: Original Motion Picture Score Out Now on Marvel Music/Hollywood Records Today, Black Panther: Original Motion Picture Score, composed by Grammy®-nominated artist and producer Ludwig Göransson, has hit #1 on the Billboard World Music Chart. The score has also landed in the top [...]

Jazz Record Art Collective Devotes Month of March to Cannonball Adderley.

Jazz Record Art Collective Devotes Month of March to Cannonball Adderley. Available April 27 via Resilience Music Alliance The Jazz Record Art Collective (JRAC), a monthly series providing local musicians and visual artists alike an opportunity to collaborate and pay homage to influential Jazz artists, continues at the Fulton Street Collective. Every week this March a different Cannoball Adderley album will be performed [...]

ALLAN HARRIS – The Genius of Eddie Jefferson

Vocalist Allan Harris Pays Heartfelt Tribute to Iconic Singer and Innovator of Vocalese with The Genius of Eddie Jefferson Available April 27 via Resilience Music Alliance With his gruff, gravelly voice, his penchant for hep cat diction, and the serpentine bebop turns of his vocalese creations, the late Eddie Jefferson might not seem the ideal [...]

Jeff Lorber Scores First Grammy Win

Pioneer, Visionary & Pianist Jeff Lorber Scores First Grammy Win At 60th Grammy Awards! JEFF LORBER FUSION Brings Home Grammy For  Best Contemporary Instrumental Album For Their CD PROTOTYPE Featuring Jeff Lorber Fusion and Special Guests Nathan East, Chuck Loeb, Larry Koonse, Paul Jackson, Jr. & Dave Mann Among Others. "It's a thrill to finally get a Grammy award. I've [...]