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Available December 2 via Ruby Slipper Productions: Pianist and Composer Lisa Hilton Returns with “Paradise Cove”

Composer, Pianist, Bandleader and Producer Lisa Hilton Returns with Paradise Cove Hilton’s 26th Recording Debuts Her Dynamic New L.I.L.O. Quartet Featuring Trumpeter Igmar Thomas, Bassist Luques Curtis and Drummer Obed Calvaire   Available December 2 via Ruby Slipper Productions “A unique and brilliant sound by one of the best jazz pianists and composers around.” —…

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GIG ALERT: Yellowjackets @ Blues Alley, September 30 – October 2

GIG ALERT: Yellowjackets Celebrate the Release of Parallel Motion at Blues Alley in Washington DC on September 30 – October 2   Performances at 7:00 and 9:00PM Tickets Available Online Now   Parallel Motion is Available Now on Mack Avenue Records     “Together on Parallel Motion, they demonstrate remarkable agility, chemistry, and borderline telepathy.”…

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Available October 28: Arild Andersen Group | “Affimation” | ECM

Affirmation, Norwegian Bassist Arild Andersen’s First Recording with His New Quartet, is Almost Entirely Improvised   Featuring Tenor Saxophonist Marius Neset, Pianist Helge Lien and Drummer Håkon Mjåset Johansen, Available October 28 via ECM Records In November 2021, bassist Arild Andersen brought his new quartet with saxophonist Marius Neset, pianist Helge Lien and drummer Håkon…

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Alex Acuña | “Gifts” | Available Now via Le Coq Records

Former Weather Report Drummer Alex Acuña Releases Gifts, His First Album as a Leader in 17 Years Gifts Reunites Acuña with Members of The Unknowns, Runs a Stylistic Gamut from Funk to Fusion, Soul-Jazz, Ambient, Latin and Brazilian Flavored Jazz Available Now on Le Coq Records “Acuña entitled the album as he received these tunes from a…

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Available Today: Wolfert Brederode | “Ruins and Remains” | ECM

Wolfert Brederode’s Ruins and Remains, a Suite for Piano, String Quartet and Percussion, Features The Matangi Quartet and Joost Liibaart Originally Composed by Brederode to Mark the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I, the Suite Has Come to Embody Meanings Broader and More Personal Available Today via ECM Records “Backed by stringsmiths Matangi…

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Steve Turre | “Generations” | Available Now via Smoke Sessions Records

Master Trombonist Steve Turre Bridges Generations of Jazz on His Fourth Smoke Sessions Release Generations Features Young Rising Stars and Jazz Masters, Paying Homage to Influential Elders Available Now via Smoke Sessions “Generations connects the past, present and future of jazz, and shows that Turre is an important part of each as he sustains and…

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Maria Mendes Releases “Hermeto’s Fado for Maria,” the First Single from Her Forthcoming Album, “Saudade, Colour of Love”

Portuguese-Born Vocalist Maria Mendes Releases the Single “Hermeto’s Fado for Maria” Today From Her Forthcoming Album, Saudade, Colour of Love Due Out October 7 on Challenge Records, Saudade, Colour of Love Features Orchestral Arrangements of Songs from Her Grammy-Nominated Album Close To Me Hailing from Portugal and based for the last decade and a half…

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