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Dot Time Records Welcomes Catherine Russell

Dot Time Records Welcomes Catherine Russell

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 18, 2018

Dot Time Records is honored to announce that it has signed Catherine Russell, a celebrated vocalist and one of the greatest voices in jazz and blues, to release her upcoming album. The label and artist are joining forces with the shared goal of enriching the contemporary music scene with the release of new tracks, renditions of jazz classics which highlight the genre’s history, diversity and lasting impact on 21st century music. The new album, titled Alone Together, will be released ......

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Keyboard Legend David Sancious Starts Pledgemusic Campaign For New Album Eyes Wide Open

Keyboard Legend David Sancious Starts Pledgemusic Campaign For New Album Eyes Wide Open

BY WILLIAM JAMES
November 17, 2018

Long regarded as one of the premier musicians in the world, David Sancious was an original member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, toured and recorded with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Seal, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson and a long list of A-level musicians. He also created groundbreaking music with his band Tone. David Sancious has begun a new PledgeMusic campaign for his forthcoming album Eyes Wide Open. After a long absence from recording, David has embarked on his 9th recording entitled ......

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Award-Winning Jazz Doc Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey Looking For Community Support To Release Worldwide

Award-Winning Jazz Doc Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey Looking For Community Support To Release Worldwide

BY HAL MASONBERG
November 16, 2018

Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey hopes to raise $33,685 to release this award-winning music doc to the world via Streaming. Jazz Nights: A Confidential Journey has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seed & Spark to raise the funds needed to attain the music, vintage stills and archival footage rights needed to release JAZZ NIGHTS worldwide via Streaming. After a year-long international festival run and winning the Audience Award at the 2017 Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival (part of the Copenhagen Winter ......

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Mangia e Jazz at Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia

Mangia e Jazz at Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 15, 2018

November is a celebration of Italian American jazz artists at Chris’ Jazz Café and their favorite dishes that reflect their heritage. “All month long we’re showcasing musicians with Italian roots,” said Chef/Owner Mark DeNinno. “We thought it would be fun to tie in their favorite dishes, so guests can actually eat what the artists enjoy.” The lineup launches this Saturday, November 3rd and the Italian menu items will only be available on the evening of the performances noted below: November ......

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Lead Sheets To 10 Charles Nathan Songs Now Available

Lead Sheets To 10 Charles Nathan Songs Now Available

BY GREG NATHAN
November 15, 2018

Soaring Music Publications has redesigned its store page to include links to 10 Charles Nathan “lead-sheet pages." At each lead-sheet page you can listen to a recording of the song, and see samples of the lead sheet and three different types of lyric sheets which are included with the download. All 10 of the Charles Nathan Songs are available in seven different keys. Each lead-sheet page contains a picture and notes. The 10 lead-sheet links are located in the middle ......

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Talk Mode with Eamonn Lenihan—New Podcast Series Offers Three Jazz Interviews A Week

Talk Mode with Eamonn Lenihan—New Podcast Series Offers Three Jazz Interviews A Week

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 14, 2018

“Duke Ellington reckoned ‘Too much talk stinks up the place’. And of course it must be about the music. But sincere, intelligent conversation can lead to enlightenment. My role, as podcast host, is to steer guests away from bland, chat show patter into areas of genuine interest…” —Eamonn Lenihan Talk Mode, the very first podcast by broadcaster Eamonn Lenihan, launched on November 2nd. It’s a series he feels will appeal to seasoned jazz lovers and newcomers alike. Exclusive interviews will ......

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Attention Venues! Share The Top Jazz Venues Poll With Your Social Network And Mailing List

Attention Venues! Share The Top Jazz Venues Poll With Your Social Network And Mailing List

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 12, 2018

All About Jazz has developed an annual polling platform so members can vote for their favorite venues, festivals, record labels, recordings, and more. Our inaugural poll, Top Jazz Venues, recently launched with early results showing strong placement for several top clubs as well as a few surprises. We encourage all AAJ members to vote here. The more votes that are cast, the more definitive and useful the results become for all so please vote. Venue owner or representative? Encourage others ......

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Henry Cow Legend John Greaves To Release New Album Life Size On Manticore Records

Henry Cow Legend John Greaves To Release New Album Life Size On Manticore Records

BY WILLIAM JAMES
November 10, 2018

British bass guitarist and composer John Greaves, best known as a member of Henry Cow and his collaborative albums with Peter Blegvad is releasing a new album titled Life Size on Manticore Records on November 30, 2018. John was also a member of National Health and Soft Heap, and has recorded several solo albums, including Accident (1982), Parrot Fashions (1984), The Caretaker (2001) and Greaves Verlaine (2008). Says Manticore Records president Max Marchini, “When Greg Lake wanted me to be ......

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Burnin' Blues Guitarist Dexter Allen's Live From Ground Zero Blues Club Available on November 30

Burnin' Blues Guitarist Dexter Allen's Live From Ground Zero Blues Club Available on November 30

BY SCOTT H. THOMPSON
November 9, 2018

Dexter Allen's Live From Ground Zero Blues Club At The Crossroads in Clarksdale, Mississipp November 16th Pre-Release: Put Your Blues On Me November 30th Release Date A Pass The Pick Project! Dexter Allen releases his newest album on November 30th with a special pre-release single November 16th of Put Your Blues On Me. The magic was recorded live from the Crossroads, at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Actor Morgan Freeman is the club owner. ......

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Terri Lyne Carrington: A Bi-Coastal Weekend

Terri Lyne Carrington: A Bi-Coastal Weekend

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 8, 2018

By Cristofer Gross On Friday evening, November 9, drummer-composer-educator Terri Lyne Carrington will headline a special concert in UCLA's Royce Hall. Two days later she will be at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in jny: Newark for her half of another special concert entitled “Jazz Vinyl Revisited." In addition to having Carrington on the bills, there is a thematic connection between the two events. Both include tributes to Joni Mitchell, who turned 75 on November 7. On Sunday, “Jazz ......

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Find the best jazz venues by city with All About Jazz poll results!

Find the best jazz venues by city with All About Jazz poll results!

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 7, 2018

We're asking the astute readers at All About Jazz (that's you!) to vote for your favorite jazz venues. If you've already voted, you can view the up-to-the-minute results from here. You can also filter results by city to view which venues your fellow readers prefer most: from jny: London and jny: Paris to jny: New York City and jny: San Francisco. Voting for your favorite jazz venues takes less than a minute, so please take a moment and vote. We're ......

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Elio Villafranca Continues Cinque World Tour To Mexico! November 6th With Special Guest Jon Faddis!

Elio Villafranca Continues Cinque World Tour To Mexico! November 6th With Special Guest Jon Faddis!

BY SCOTT H. THOMPSON
November 6, 2018

Grammy Consideration In Multiple Categories! 2018 DownBeat Winner- Rising Star- Keyboard 4.5-star Review, Cinque Elio Villafranca's Cinque World Tour continues from Japan, Australia and Tasmania this summer on to Mexico on November 6th with Special Guest Jon Faddis! Nov. 6 Guadalajara, Mexico Cinque Release Concert at Centro de Promoción Cultural, ITESO Special Guest: Jon Faddis-trumpet Featuring: Dick Oatts- alto sax/soprano sax/flute Wayne Escoffery- tenor sax Bruce Harris- trumpet ......

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Flautist Bill McBirnie releases The Silent Wish with Bernie Senensky

Flautist Bill McBirnie releases The Silent Wish with Bernie Senensky

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 4, 2018

The Silent Wish is the latest release from Canada's premier jazz and Latin flutist, Bill McBirnie, and it features Bill's superior craftsmanship along with that of his longstanding and formidable accompanist, Bernie Senensky, in an intimate duo setting, brimming with pristine acoustic clarity, that displays their uncommon levels of musicianship and simpatico as they explore a diverse range of material, integrated by a ubiquitous and enchanting “minor theme” inspired by Bill’s wife, Svetlana. Here are some reactions to Bill McBirnie ......

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Track upcoming shows with Jazz Near You's Personal Calendar feature

Track upcoming shows with Jazz Near You's Personal Calendar feature

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 2, 2018

Jazz Near You—the leading jazz events platform of its kind—has added an exciting new feature that allows members to track events they plan to attend and share them on Facebook and Twitter. Jazz Near You will also maintain a member's history of previously attended shows. Events can be added to a member's personal calendar by clicking the green calendar icon on any calendar page or by clicking the “Add to Your Jazz Near You Calendar" link on an event detail ......

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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: October 2018

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: October 2018

BY MICHAEL RICCI
November 1, 2018

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in October, these ten represent our personal favorites. We also included the top ten reader favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here. Enjoy! EDITOR'S PICKS Lost Justin Kauflin From: Coming Home 05:21 Love Dance Ran Blake From: Streaming ...

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Vanessa Daou To Release Her Landmark 1994 Debut 'Zipless: Songs From The Works Of Erica Jong' On Vinyl For The First Time Via Her Own DRKR Records

Vanessa Daou To Release Her Landmark 1994 Debut 'Zipless: Songs From The Works Of Erica Jong' On Vinyl For The First Time Via Her Own DRKR Records

BY RANDY HAECKER
October 31, 2018

Zipless: Songs from the Works of Erica Jong, the landmark 1994 album which launched Vanessa Daou’s solo career, is set for its long-awaited vinyl debut on December 7, 2018. The LP will be available via Daou’s own DRKR Records imprint in association with KID Recordings. Various exclusive pre-order offers of the remastered, limited edition heavyweight 180gm black vinyl LP will be available from PledgeMusic. Options include fold-out poster, signed limited edition print, signed handwritten lyric sheet, signed and dedicated LP ......

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Philadelphia Jazz Project Presents... The Remedy Project: The Arts Of Healing

Philadelphia Jazz Project Presents... The Remedy Project: The Arts Of Healing

BY MICHAEL RICCI
October 31, 2018

The Philadelphia Jazz Project is a special initiative started by the Wyncote Foundation and fiscally hosted by Culture Trust / Greater Philadelphia. Its role is to grow the audience for Jazz in Philadelphia and to expand the possibilities for our artists on the local, regional and global scene.
 One aspect of the work we do is to make music in service to the community. Since late 2016, PJP has quietly been working to develop a collaboration between area medical professionals ......

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Trombonist And Big Band Composer/Arranger Mariel Austin Releases Debut Ep Runner In The Rain

Trombonist And Big Band Composer/Arranger Mariel Austin Releases Debut Ep Runner In The Rain

BY HOLLY COOPER
October 30, 2018

NEW VOICE IN BIG BAND WRITING EMERGES IN AWARD-WINNING RISING JAZZ STAR Every so often, an article appears in print or social media that ponders whether jazz is dead or just on its last legs. While it’s true that jazz is just a tiny part of the overall music market and the larger venues for jazz performance have become fewer over the last several years, the jazz culture has been kept alive by a growing cadre of hard core fans. ......

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Esperanza Spalding and William Parker Perform At Mind-Builders 40th Anniversary Gala On November 3 At Lehman College

Esperanza Spalding and William Parker Perform At Mind-Builders 40th Anniversary Gala On November 3 At Lehman College

BY SCOTT H. THOMPSON
October 27, 2018

Mind-Builders 40th Anniversary Gala with Esperanza Spalding on November 3 at Lehman College Lehman Stages/Lovinger Theatre 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West Bronx, NY 10468 “Magic...pure imagination and also incredibly tactile." —NPR Music Mind-Builders 40th Anniversary Gala at Lehman College celebrate the 40th anniversary of Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center at Lovinger Theater at our first ever Gala event. 5:30 PM: VIP Reception includes Meet The Artists 7:00 PM: Performances with Audience/Artist Q&A Performances by special celebrity guests/honorees ......

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Cast your vote! All About Jazz Launches a Series of Annual Polls

Cast your vote! All About Jazz Launches a Series of Annual Polls

BY MICHAEL RICCI
October 25, 2018

All About Jazz, one of the web's top music websites and arbiter of all things jazz has built a polling platform to identify best venues, best festivals, best record labels, top releases, and much more. A fully transparent and 100% verifiable system, All About Jazz polls were designed to give voice to our readers while defining a series of benchmarks for the industry. And with All About Jazz and Jazz Near You's unprecedented reach, each poll will prove to be ......

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