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Available Today on Artistry Music: Guitarist and Vocalist Raul Midón Releases New Self-Produced Album, “Don’t Hesitate”

    Available Today on Artistry Music: Guitarist and Vocalist Raul Midón Releases  New Self-Produced Album, Don’t Hesitate Featuring Lizz Wright, Dianne Reeves,  and a New Song Co-written with Bill Withers   ” … a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his  voice into a chorus.” …
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Grammy® Award-Winning Bassist CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE Makes Homecoming Appearance in Philadelphia with Big Band and Trio – October 3 & 4 at Clef Club

MEDIA ALERT: Grammy® Award-Winning Bassist CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE Makes Homecoming Appearance in Philadelphia with Big Band and Trio - October 3 & 4 at Clef Club First Philadelphia Performance as a Leader Since West Oak Lane Jazz Festival in 2011 Photo Credit: Chi Modu WHO: Grammy® Award-winning bassist Christian McBride with his Big Band …
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Branford Marsalis Celebrates Melody and Feeling on “In My Solitude: Live at Grace Cathedral”, Available October 21 on Marsalis Music via OKeh Records

     Branford Marsalis Celebrates Melody and Feeling on In My Solitude: Live at Grace Cathedral, Available October 21  on Marsalis Music via OKeh Records Celebrated Saxophonist’s First Unaccompanied Concert at Iconic San Francisco Site Documented on New Album    “… an estimable soloist.” – The New York Times “… a …
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Saxophonist JIMMY GREENE Reflects on the Life and Loss of his Daughter, Tragically Killed in Sandy Hook Shooting, with “Beautiful Life” – Available November 25 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 – Available November 25 on Mack Avenue Records Album Features Special Guests Including Kenny Barron, Javier Colon, Kurt Elling, and Pat Metheny, Among Others “Music has a unique way …
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AVAILABLE NOW on Justin Time Records: Jane Bunnett Forms Exhilarating New All Female Band Maqueque, Blending Afro-Cuban, Soul and Jazz on Self-Titled Release

AVAILABLE NOW on Justin Time Records: Jane Bunnett Forms Exhilarating New All Female Band Maqueque, Blending Afro-Cuban,  Soul and Jazz on Self-Titled Release    “…Bunnett integrates her flute and soprano sax into the Cubans’ music, giving us the best of the past and the contemporary.” - JazzTimes “…clave-induced set of Afro-Cuban, booty-shaking world jazz that would have …
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American Pianists Association Announces Performance Dates for 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz Finalists

   American Pianists Association Announces Performance  Dates for 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz Finalists   Finalist CHRISTIAN SANDS to Kick Off the American Pianists Association’s 2014 – 2015 Jazz Fellowship Awards presented by REI Real Estate Services at Indianapolis’ The Jazz Kitchen on Saturday, September 27 at 8 PM  …
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AVAILABLE NOW on OKeh Records: Brazilian Music Icon Sérgio Mendes Releases Eclectic OKeh Records Debut – “Magic”

AVAILABLE NOW on OKeh Records: Brazilian Music Icon Sérgio Mendes Releases  Eclectic OKeh Records Debut - Magic    “The sound of Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes has been a  summer soundtrack for generations of listeners.” - NPR In a career that spans more than half a century, Sérgio Mendes is an old hand at creating a …
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Mack Avenue Records’ Brightest Stars Jazz Up the Holiday Season with “It’s Christmas on Mack Avenue” – Available October 28

  Mack Avenue Records’ Brightest Stars Jazz Up the Holiday Season with It’s Christmas on Mack Avenue – Available October 28 Stream Tracks from It’s Christmas on Mack Avenue Mack Avenue Records has assembled a stellar family of artists over the last fifteen years, and what better time is there to gather the family …
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Beloved Multi-Instrumentalist Gerald Wilson Passes Away – Monday, September 8, 2014

  photo credit: Anna Webber Gerald Wilson, beloved conductor, bandleader, composer, educator, and multi-instrumentalist, passed away in his Los Angeles home on Monday, September 8, 2014 after being diagnosed with pneumonia two weeks earlier. He was 96-years-old. “Gerald Wilson, who I considered a good friend, was one of the most …
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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque to Perform in Support of Upcoming Self-Titled Release – Monday, September 22 at Blue Note Jazz Club

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque to Perform in Support of Upcoming Self-Titled Release -  Monday, September 22 at Blue Note Jazz Club Performance Marks New York Debut for Maqueque Featuring Young Virtuoso Drummer Yissy García Jane Bunnett and Maqueque Jane Bunnett / saxophone, flute Daymé Arocena / vocals Danae Olano / piano Cecilia …
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