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Vocalist THANA ALEXA Immortalizes Personal and Musical Influences on Path to Self-Discovery with Debut Album, Ode To Heroes

Vocalist THANA ALEXA Immortalizes Personal and Musical Influences on Path to Self-Discovery with Debut Album, Ode To Heroes Available March 10 via Jazz Village Album Features Collaborations with Antonio Sanchez, Donny McCaslin, and Scott Colley “‘Ode To Heroes’ is an impressive collection of ambitious music beautifully pulled together by the powerful vocals of Thana …
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Trombonist Steve Turre Makes an Inspired Return To His Roots on Upcoming Release, “Spiritman” – Available March 10 on Smoke Sessions Records

Trombonist Steve Turre Makes an Inspired Return To His Roots on Upcoming Release, Spiritman – Available March 10 on Smoke Sessions Records “Music is about giving and about searching and so that is the spirit…. because without spirit, music is just notes.” – Steve Turre Stream Tracks from Steve Turre’s …
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Pianist/Composer LISA HILTON to Debut New Music from Upcoming Release, “H O R I Z O N S” – Sunday, January 11 at Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)

Pianist/Composer LISA HILTON to Debut New Music from Upcoming Release, H O R I Z O N S – Sunday, January 11 at Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall) Performance to Feature Ingrid Jensen, J.D. Allen, Ben Street, and Rudy Royston  Photo Credit: Steven Lippman Lisa Hilton / piano Ingrid Jensen / trumpet J.D. …
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Jazz Connect Conference Finalizes Programing for January 8-9, 2015 Event – Pre-Registration to Close on December 15

  Jazz Connect Conference Finalizes  Programming for January 8-9, 2015 Event Pre-Registration to Close on December 15 Somi                                                                   …
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57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards: DL Media Clients Receive Four Nominations in Four Categories from NARAS Voting Members

57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards: DL Media Clients Receive Four Nominations in  Four Categories from NARAS Voting Members   Best Jazz Vocal Album Live In NYC Gretchen Parlato [Obliqsound] _____________________________________________________ Best World Music Album Magic Sérgio Mendes [OKeh] _____________________________________________________     Best Instrumental Composition “Last Train to Sanity” Stanley Clarke – Up [Mack Avenue Records] _____________________________________________________ …
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Trumpeter Eddie Henderson Releases Creative and Adventurous Collection of Works on New Release, “Collective Portrait” – Available February 10 on Smoke Sessions Records

Trumpeter Eddie Henderson Releases  Creative and Adventurous Collection of Works  on New Release, Collective Portrait – Available February 10 on Smoke Sessons Records Stream Tracks from Collective Portrait Collective Portrait is much more than just the title of Eddie Henderson‘s new album for Smoke Sessions Records. For Henderson, it’s the heart and soul …
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Christian McBride named Keynote Speaker for Jazz Connect Conference

Christian McBride Named Keynote Speaker for Jazz Connect Conference Photo Credit: Chi Modu Bassist and Bandleader Recently Named Host of New Show from NPR – Jazz Night in America The organizers of the Jazz Connect Conference announced today that bassist, composer, bandleader, and radio host Christian McBride will give the …
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Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia Featuring Philadelphia’s Own Terell Stafford

  Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia Featuring Philadelphia’s Own Terell Stafford: Bringin’ In The Season Featuring Billy Strayhorn’s “Harlem Nutcracker” with The Three Tenors: Bootsy Barnes, Larry McKenna, and Jimmy Heath Wednesday, December 3 at 8:00PM Who: Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia is Bringin’ In the Season at the Kimmel Center-kicking off a series of free and …
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AVAILABLE NOW: Saxophonist JIMMY GREENE Reflects on the Life and Loss of his Daughter, Tragically Killed in Sandy Hook Shooting, with “Beautiful Life”

Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: Saxophonist JIMMY GREENE Reflects on the Life and Loss of his Daughter, Tragically Killed in Sandy Hook Shooting, with Beautiful Life Album Features Special Guests Including Kenny Barron, Javier Colon, Kurt Elling, and Pat Metheny, Among Others “Music has a unique way of communicating …
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12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Led by Artistic Director Danilo Pérez Announces 2015 Lineup

12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Led by Artistic Director Danilo Pérez Announces 2015 Lineup Festival Dates: January 12 – 17, 2015 Uniting internationally acclaimed jazz artists, renowned educators and jazz fans from around the globe, the 12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival will be held January 12-17, 2015 at The City …
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