Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Digs Deep Into the Ella Fitzgerald Catalogue on “Ella: Accentuate the Positive”

  Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Digs Deep Into the Ella Fitzgerald Catalogue on Ella: Accentuate the Positive   Available April 21 on OKeh Records         “Ms. Carter is widely considered the finest jazz violinist of her generation, a hard-charging soloist whose precisely focused tone and graceful way with …
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Michael Abene Commissioned by Boyer College of Music and Dance to Create “Luck Be A Lady” – A Tribute to Frank, by Terell Stafford, Dick Oatts, and the Temple University Studio Orchestra

Michael Abene Commissioned by Boyer College of Music and Dance to Create “Luck Be A Lady – A Tribute to Frank,” by Terell Stafford, Dick Oatts, and the Temple University Studio Orchestra   Available April 21 on Three-Time Grammy® Award-Nominated Label BCM&D Records     The Temple University Studio Orchestra, under the …
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Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Wayne Shorter as 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Wayne Shorter as 2017 Artist-in-Residence Photo Credit: Robert Ascroft   The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest free jazz festival, is thrilled to announce legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter as its 2017 Artist-in-Residence. Through this role, Shorter will act as an ambassador for the …
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Pianist Christian Sands Celebrates Release of “REACH” – Thursday, March 30 at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill and Jazz in Los Angeles

MEDIA ALERT Pianist Christian Sands Celebrates Release of REACH – Thursday, March 30 at  Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill and Jazz in Los Angeles       Christian Sands / piano Yasushi Nakamura / bass Jerome Jennings / drums Thursday, March 30  Performance @ 8:00pm Herb Alpert’s Vibrato  Grill and Jazz 2930 Beverly …
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Joey DeFrancesco & The People Make Mack Avenue Records Debut with First Ever Quartet Album, “Project Freedom”

AVAILABLE NOW: Joey DeFrancesco & The People Make Mack Avenue Records Debut with First Ever Quartet Album, Project Freedom    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  as no …
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