AVAILABLE NOW: Dayramir Gonzalez | The Grand Concourse

Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez Releases Sophomore Album, The Grand Concourse, Portraying the Voyage of a Young Havana Native Exploring Cuban Sentiments Alongside the Vanguard Sounds of New York NYC Release Performance: June 21 at Ideal Glass Cuban pianist Dayramir Gonzalez (recently welcomed as a Yamaha Artist) has innovative style, energetic performance, and impressive diversity shining through on his upcoming album,…

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Available Tomorrow: Tia Fuller | “Diamond Cut” | Mack Avenue Records

Available Tomorrow on Mack Avenue Records: An Empowered Tia Fuller Returns After Six Year Recording Hiatus: Saxophonist Withstood Extreme Pressures, Came Out Radiating Pure Light Diamond Cut: Produced by Terri Lyne Carrington, Album Features: Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, James Genus, Adam Rogers, Bill Stewart, and Sam Yahel “An unimpeachable force on the alto is back,…

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Saxophonist Vincent Herring Announces Tour in Support of “Hard Times”

Saxophonist Vincent Herring Announces Tour in Support of Latest Album, Hard Times Tour to Feature Dave Kikoski, Yasushi Nakamura, and Carl Allen There’s no avoiding the hard times. Every human being that’s walked this Earth has had his or her share of the blues, from the personal to the political, the local to the global.…

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Detroit Jazz Festival Announces “The Detroit Jazz Festival Curtis Fuller National Jazz Trombone/Low Brass Competition”

Submissions Now Being Accepted for Detroit Jazz Festival’s 2018 National Jazz Instrumental Competition 2018 Festival Seeking Outstanding Trombonists, Tubists, and Baritonists The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation is accepting submissions for its annual National Jazz Instrumental Competition – this year open to trombonists, tubists and baritonists, 35-years-old and younger. This is the eighth consecutive year the Festival…

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LetterOne ‘RISING STARS’ Jazz Award Launches in United States and Canada

LetterOne ‘RISING STARS’ Jazz Award Launches in United States & Canada, Expanding Opportunities for Jazz Musicians with Monetary Prize value in Excess of $90,000 Winner To Perform at: San Francisco Jazz Festival, Blue Note Jazz Festival, Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, DC Jazz Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival, TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival & Festival…

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Available Now: Dave McMurray | “Music Is Life” | Blue Note Records

Out Today on Blue Note Records: Saxophonist Dave McMurray Makes Blue Note Records Debut with Detroit-centric Album, Music Is Life Album Serves as Pseudo-Reunion Between McMurray & Blue Note President Don Was, Former Bandmates in Was (Not Was) Saxophonist Combines Experiences Playing with B.B. King, The Rolling Stones, Herbie Hancock, Bootsy Collins, on Funk-Jazz-Soul Album…

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Available Now: Christian Sands | “REACH Further EP” | Mack Avenue

Out Today on Mack Avenue Records: Christian Sands’ Digital-Only Live REACH FURTHER EP New Full-Length Album Scheduled for Fall 2018 After a dynamic 2017, filled with international touring and the release of his critically acclaimed Mack Avenue Records debut album REACH, singularly talented pianist, GRAMMY® Award-nominee, and Steinway artist Christian Sands is expanding on his…

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