Wayne Shorter, Innovator During an Era of Change in Jazz, Dies at 89

His career as an influential tenor saxophonist and composer reached across more than half a century, tracking jazz’s complex evolution during that span. Wayne Shorter, the enigmatic, intrepid saxophonist who shaped the color and contour of modern jazz as one of its most intensely admired composers, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 89. [...]

The Smooth Jazz Cruise On Land In St. Louis III

What: The Smooth Jazz Cruise On Land In St. Louis Ⅲ When: Friday, August 18 & Saturday, August 19, 2023 Where: The Factory in Chesterfield - St. Louis, MO Lineup: Friday, August 18: Lalah Hathaway & Boney James Saturday, August 19: Eric Marienthal/Lee Ritenour & Jonathan Butler Show Times: Friday, August 18: 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (Doors at 6:30 pm) Saturday, [...]

Eric Bibb’s Latest Masterpiece Exudes Humility, Courage, and Truth

The image on the album cover of Grammy nominee and award-winning Eric Bibb‘s latest album summarizes pretty much what this review has to say. A horse is one of the most majestic creatures admired by everyone and symbolising beauty, power and grace, inspiring people to be independent, confident and heroic. And yet humble enough to [...]

Brad Frost – Music, Web Development, & Artificial Intelligence

Brad Frost is a musician, web designer, design system consultant, speaker, and writer hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a lifelong bass player and holds a Music Industry Minor from James Madison University. Speaking about the direct correlation between music and web design Brad says, “The web industry is full of musicians. My theory on [...]

Verve Jazz Ensemble Album ‘All In’ Out May 26

It takes a bold, knowledgeable and inventive group to call itself The Verve Jazz Ensemble. It is in the spirit of the Verve label’s 1950s-‘60s hard bop heyday that The Verve Jazz Ensemble composes, arranges, and performs jazz of a timeless quality. Across eight albums and counting – the latest entitled All In – the “VJE” has [...]

Lionel Richie and Earth Wind & Fire On Tour

Legendary singer, songwriter and producer Lionel Richie announced his 2023 Sing A Song All Night Long tour with very special guests and one of the best-selling bands of all time, Earth, Wind & Fire. Produced by Live Nation, the 20-city arena tour kicks off Friday, August 4th at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, with stops across North America [...]

Reservoir acquires catalog of saxophonist and jazz icon Sonny Rollins

Reservoir [190 articles]" www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/companies/reservoir, Reservoir Media has acquired both the publishing and recorded rights of saxophonist and jazz icon Sonny Rollins. The New York-based company’s latest deal comes a month after striking a catalog agreement with Rock and Roll and Grammy Hall of Fame inductee Dion Francis DiMucci, professionally known as Dion. Over the past [...]

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