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Jimmy Scott’s Final Album with Star-Studded Ensemble, “I Go Back Home,” Available January 27 via Eden River Records

  Jimmy Scott’s Final Album with Star-Studded Ensemble, I Go Back Home, Available January 27 via Eden River Records Album is Accompanied by Critically Acclaimed Documentary, I Go Back Home – Jimmy Scott, Capturing the Recording Process     Album Features: Joey DeFrancesco, Kenny Barron, Martin Gjakonovski, Hans Dekker, Joe Pesci, Michael Valerio, Peter Erskine, Oscar …
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Available Now on OKeh Records: Dhafer Youssef – Diwan of Beauty and Odd. Tunisian Singer & Oud Player Brings Latest Project to United States with Two Special East Coast Performances.

  Available Now on OKeh Records: Dhafer Youssef – Diwan of Beauty and Odd   Tunisian Singer & Oud Player Brings Latest Project to United States with Two Special East Coast Performances:   February 8 – (Le) Poisson Rouge – New York, NY February 10 – Berklee Performance Center – …
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Chaka Khan, Diana Krall, and Wynton Marsalis. The Nearness of You Concert, A Cancer Research Fundraiser in Honor of Michael Brecker.

CHAKA KHAN  DIANA KRALL WYNTON MARSALIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 / JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER    The Nearness of You Concert A CANCER RESEARCH FUNDRAISER IN HONOR OF MICHAEL BRECKER Featuring David Sanborn, Joe Lovano, Ravi Coltrane,  Dave Liebman and very special guests Tickets On Sale Now On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Chaka …
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Kneebody Returns with Ninth Studio Album, “Anti-Hero” – Capturing Grammy® Nominated Quintet’s Fiery Energy From Live Performances

Kneebody Returns with Ninth Studio Album, Anti-Hero – Capturing Grammy® Nominated Quintet’s Fiery Energy From Live Performances Available March 3 on Motéma Music Compositions Inspired by Loss & Civic Responsibility Through Musical Exploration Stream a Track from Anti-Hero Sixteen years in and the genre-bending electric jazz collective Kneebody is stronger …
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Available Now on Ruby Slippers Productions Pianist Lisa Hilton Recalls Great American Composers to Create Lush Musical Landscapes on New Solo Release, “DAY & NIGHT”

Available Now on Ruby Slippers Productions  Pianist Lisa Hilton Recalls Great American  Composers to Create Lush Musical Landscapes  on New Solo Release, DAY & NIGHT  Stream Tracks from DAY & NIGHT    For Lisa Hilton, music and art are always intertwined. Despite formal training in classical and 20th century piano, the rigor of composition and music theory, …
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Joey DeFrancesco & The People Make Mack Avenue Records Debut with First Ever Quartet Album, “Project Freedom” – Available March 10, 2017

Joey DeFrancesco & The People Make Mack Avenue Records Debut with First Ever Quartet Album, Project Freedom – Available March 10, 2017   Peerless Organist Reflects on Travels to Explore Differing Viewpoints and Search for Peace From a Global Perspective    “At 45, he has dominated the instrument and the field …
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Heads of State–Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, David Williams and Al Foster–Four of the Most Revered and Influential Jazz Masters Unite for Sophomore Release, Four in One Heads of State–Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, David Williams and Al Foster–Four of the Most Revered and Influential Jazz Masters Unite for Sophomore Release, “Four in One”

Heads of State–Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, David Williams and      Al Foster–Four of the Most Revered and Influential Jazz Masters Unite for Sophomore Release, Four in One    Available March 17 on Smoke Sessions Records  “The cumulative wisdom of this all-star collective simmers well…” – The New York Times   …
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Visionary Pianist & West Coast Get Down Founding Member Cameron Graves Debuts Defiant Genre-Blurring Full-Length Album “Planetary Prince” – Available February 24 on Mack Avenue Records

Visionary Pianist & West Coast Get Down Founding Member Cameron Graves Debuts Defiant Genre-Blurring Full-Length Album   Planetary Prince – Available February 24 on Mack Avenue Records   Psychotropic Eight Song Release Captures Seismic Shift in Jazz Featuring Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Ryan Porter and Ronald Bruner Jr.  The release of …
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Jazz Connect Conference to Be Held January 5-6, 2017 at Saint Peter’s Church in New York City

Jazz Connect Conference to Be Held January 5-6, 2017 at Saint Peter’s Church in New York City Pre-Registration Deadline of December 15 Eli Degibri The Jazz Connect Conference, organized by JazzTimes and the Jazz Forward Coalition, will be held January 5-6, 2017 at Saint Peter’s Church in New York. Now in …
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Cameron Graves, Joey DeFrancesco and Billy Childs Sign With Mack Avenue Records: Exclusive Billboard Announcement

Cameron Graves, Joey DeFrancesco and Billy Childs Sign With Mack Avenue Records: Exclusive Billboard Announcement 12/12/2016 by Gail Mitchell Anna Webber Cameron Graves Christmas is starting early for Mack Avenue Records. The independent jazz label has added acclaimed artists Cameron Graves, Joey DeFrancesco and Billy Childs to its roster. All three will …
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