Maria Schneider Named Keynote Speaker for 2017 Jazz Connect Conference

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Maria Schneider Named Keynote Speaker for 2017 Jazz Connect Conference Grammy® Award-winning Composer/Arranger/Bandleader to Address the Jazz Community About Important Issues Facing Artists and Composers The organizers of the Jazz Connect Conference announced today that Maria Schneider will give the keynote presentation at the Conference on Thursday, January 5 at …
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Available Now on Motéma Music: Drummer Will Calhoun Pays Tribute to a Profound Influence on “Celebrating Elvin Jones”

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Available Now on Motéma Music: Drummer Will Calhoun Pays Tribute to a Profound Influence on Celebrating Elvin Jones   Album Features Christian McBride, Antoine Roney, Keyon Harrold, and Special Guests Jan Hammer and Doudou N’Diaye Rose   Read More About Celebrating Elvin Jones in Village Voice   Although he’s best known …
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Available Now on Origin Records: Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker Documents a Travel Memoir Through Song on “WANDERlust”

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Available Now on Origin Records: Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker Documents a  Travel Memoir Through Song on WANDERlust    Album Features Antonio Sánchez,  Chris Potter, Scott Colley, Among Others Fascinated from an early age by the diversity of the world’s languages and cultures, vocalist Allison Adams Tucker offers a travel memoir in …
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Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: John Beasley presents MONK’estra, Volume 1

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        Available Now on Mack Avenue Records: John Beasley presents MONK’estra, Volume 1 Thelonious Monk’s Legacy Reimagined with Big Band in Large Scale Exploration of Compositions by the High Priest of Bebop     John Beasley has shared stages with some of the most important names in jazz …
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Saxophonist Rob Reddy Blurs the Lines Between Improvisation and Complex Structure on “Citizen Quintet” – Available September 30 on Reddy Music

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Saxophonist Rob Reddy Blurs the Lines  Between Improvisation and Complex Structure on  Citizen Quintet – Available September 30 on Reddy Music  Since his emergence onto the scene in 1989, composer/soprano saxophonist Rob Reddy has established himself as an adventurous and original leader in the contemporary jazz realm. Prolific, eclectic and versatile, Reddy is recognized …
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