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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: May 2020

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: May 2020

BY MICHAEL RICCI
June 1, 2020

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in May, 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! TOP TRACKS Alive an Well Rachel Doe From: Doralinda 5:49 Dread Change Danielle Friedman From: School ......

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Free Online Support Group For Jazz Musicians Struggling With COVID-19-Related Stresses

Free Online Support Group For Jazz Musicians Struggling With COVID-19-Related Stresses

BY MICHAEL RICCI
May 29, 2020

Announcing a free online support group for jazz musicians struggling with the financial, family, and other COVID-19-related stresses. The group will meet at a time that is mutually convenient and run for an hour over Zoom. The group will meet for 4 consecutive weeks with the possibility of continuing after that if there is a consensus to do so. I am an experienced psychologist, jazz afficianado, and amateur jazz musician. If interested and for more information, please contact Steven at ......

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Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Took Part In A Global Musical Mission With Simon Phillips, Stu Hamm, Charlie Bisharat And Others.

Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Took Part In A Global Musical Mission With Simon Phillips, Stu Hamm, Charlie Bisharat And Others.

BY ROMAN MIROSHNICHENKO
May 28, 2020

Working alongside renown Pakistani producer Kashan Admani, multi Award-winning guitar virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko recorded the main acoustic guitar parts for the single ‘We Are One’ featuring famous musicians from all over the world. Top musical talent collaborated on a project with the message of hope and positivity in these testing times: Grammy Award winning violinist Charlie Bisharat, Grammy nominee and legendary drummer Simon Phillips, Indian act Euphoria’s front-man, Dr. Palash Sen, Brazilian singer-songwriter, actress and dancer Luiza Prochet, bassist Stu ......

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Axon Radio Recruits Oz Noy For Stocking Shelves

Axon Radio Recruits Oz Noy For Stocking Shelves

BY AXON RADIO
May 26, 2020

Axon Radio’s newest single ‘Stocking Shelves (featuring Oz Noy)’ is available today for download and streaming. This highly anticipated release is the fourth single from Axon Radio’s upcoming album Shadow Logic. “The energy around this music is super exciting," says Cory Carleton (bassist for Axon Radio). “We have a lot of great players and we’ve been flooded with emails and comments on social media. Everyone wants to know when the Oz Noy song is coming out!” Like many Axon Radio ......

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Raices Jazz Orchestra Released May 22 Featuring Tony Succar And Pablo Gil!

Raices Jazz Orchestra Released May 22 Featuring Tony Succar And Pablo Gil!

BY SCOTT H. THOMPSON
May 24, 2020

The First Album from multi-Latin Grammy winning producer Tony Succar and Dr. Pablo Gil's Latin big band is available now! Moved by the love of big band and their passion to express their Latin roots, Tony Succar and Pablo Gil have created Raices Jazz Orchestra (RJO), a crossover powerhouse based in South Florida. RJO's self-titled first album combines original compositions with arrangements of standards such as “Eye of the Hurricane" by Herbie Hancock and “Mas que Nada" by Jorge Ben, ......

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Cristina Morrison launches the first edition of the Galapagos Music Fest

Cristina Morrison launches the first edition of the Galapagos Music Fest

BY SCOTT H. THOMPSON
May 23, 2020

New York based American-Ecuadorean singer & actor Cristina Morrison, went back to Ecuador in December to spend some time there and develop new projects but since March she has been caught living under a strict COVID-19 country lock-down installed by the government, including a curfew which starts daily at 2pm. As the whole country lives this, she has taken upon herself a necessary initiative and today she presents her latest production: The Galapagos Music Fest. It is officially announced and ......

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Three-Day HeartH Star Festival:One Streaming Event Begins May 21, 2020!

Three-Day HeartH Star Festival:One Streaming Event Begins May 21, 2020!

BY JOHN KELMAN
May 22, 2020

Welcome Aboard HeartH Star Festival:One A unique world-wide music and arts festival! The Hearth Star Festival: One is a live three-day, online festival intended to weave an international array of passionate storytellers, dancers, healers and musicians into a beautiful tapestry of sound, light and color. Please join us at our opening ceremony from the beach in Maui this Thursday, May 21, 2020, and participate in the creation of our collective worldwide tapestry. It’s all too beautiful! Featuring: Ron Carter, Dick ......

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Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated - Volume One Available Now!

Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated - Volume One Available Now!

BY MICHAEL RICCI
May 22, 2020

Quietly working behind the scenes for almost five years, the Philadelphia Jazz Project has assembled Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated: Volume One—a colorful collection of memories and historical accounts about some of the amazing people, places and things that abound in the Philadelphia story. As part of our work with the Philadelphia Jazz Project, we encourage the exploration of the intriguing characters of Jazz music. Philadelphians should know that our city has been a particularly special site for some amazing talents ......

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Dreamroot Explores Expression And Healing Through Genre-Defying Art With Their Release 'Phases.'

Dreamroot Explores Expression And Healing Through Genre-Defying Art With Their Release 'Phases.'

BY OUTSIDE IN MUSIC
May 20, 2020

DreamRoot releases Phases, an emotional and provocative exploration of healing through personal and collective creation of genre-defying music. Phases simultaneously grooves and contemplates the reality of the modern age as it draws inspiration from those icons who have walked the lines between genres, and shines with original brilliance from the collaborative creative efforts of all members of the band. DreamRoot uses music as an agent for healing—both for themselves and for others as they create music as a refuge from ......

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Iconic Pianist/Composer Ran Blake To Receive 2020 Jazz Journalists Association Boston Jazz Hero Award

Iconic Pianist/Composer Ran Blake To Receive 2020 Jazz Journalists Association Boston Jazz Hero Award

BY ANN BRAITHWAITE
May 19, 2020

Iconic pianist and composer Ran Blake is the 2020 recipient of the Boston Jazz Hero award from the Jazz Journalists Association. Blake is one of 27 jazz heroes in 23 cities across the country chosen as “activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz." The complete list of honorees, with photo portraits and biographies, is posted here. The Jazz Journalists Association, in partnership with New England Conservatory where Blake has taught for 52 years, will present the award to Blake ......

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Become a jazz patron! Promote a musician of your choosing and support All About Jazz in the process.

Become a jazz patron! Promote a musician of your choosing and support All About Jazz in the process.

BY MICHAEL RICCI
May 18, 2020

Necessity is the mother... All About Jazz was built to help jazz artists promote themselves, promote their music and promote their live shows. During this economically challenging time for artists and for organizations like us, it's time to get creative and resourceful. To that end, your friends at AAJ have developed a pay-it-forward program where by making a modest donation, you can help promote a jazz musician, help them sell their music and support All About Jazz in the process. ......

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Tony Adamo Pays Tribute To Mark Murphy And UFOs By Chris Rizik for Soultracks

Tony Adamo Pays Tribute To Mark Murphy And UFOs By Chris Rizik for Soultracks

BY TONY ADAMO
May 18, 2020

First Listen: Tony Adamo pays tribute to Mark Murphy and UFOs (May 13, 2020) In 2015, we described singer and spoken word artist Tony Adamo as “a true anachronism: a performer who is authentically ‘cool’ in a timeless, almost reckless way that almost no popular artist today can match.” It’s five years later and the irrepressible Mr. Adamo is still doing his thing —his thing ­being a vocal / hipspokenword sound that is unlike anything else out there, with a ......

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Songlines Recordings’ Audiophile Releases On Sale At ProStudioMasters Through May 26

Songlines Recordings’ Audiophile Releases On Sale At ProStudioMasters Through May 26

BY CARY GOLDBERG
May 15, 2020

ProStudioMasters is having a 40% off sale on the entire Songlines Recordings high-res catalogue through May 26. This flash sale is the first time the whole stereo catalogue (including DSD where available) has been offered at such a substantial discount. Songlines began recording in high-res in 1999 with Junk Genius’s avant folk/jazz album Ghost of Electricity, but things got going in earnest in 2001 with SACD releases by the Misha Mengelberg Quartet (Four in One, featuring Dave Douglas, recorded live ......

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Drummer Bob Holz To Release New Album Featuring Rolling Stones Bassist Darryl Jones And  Trumpet Legend Randy Brecker

Drummer Bob Holz To Release New Album Featuring Rolling Stones Bassist Darryl Jones And Trumpet Legend Randy Brecker

BY BOB HOLZ
May 13, 2020

Jazz Fusion legend Bob Holz will release his fifth album for MVD Audio in late 2020. The record is titled Holz-Stathis Collaborative. Joining Bob Holz is Rolling Stones bassist Darryl Jones. Both Bob Holz and Darryl Jones have played with the late jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell. Bob Holz wrapped up a busy 2019 which included featured concerts at The Whiskey A Go Go and Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA. Bassist Darryl Jones joined Bob Holz in the recording ......

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Daniela Soledade Infuses Classic Serge Gainsbourg Song With Bossa Nova Flair On 'Comment Te Dire Adieu'

Daniela Soledade Infuses Classic Serge Gainsbourg Song With Bossa Nova Flair On 'Comment Te Dire Adieu'

BY CARY GOLDBERG
May 12, 2020

New Single and Video from Brazilian Vocalist Now Available Riding high on the success of her debut album, 2019’s A Moment of You, vocalist Daniela Soledade has just released a new single and video. “Comment Te Dire Adieu” (“How Do I Tell You Goodbye”) with lyrics by Serge Gainsbourg, highlights the writer’s inimitable word play and finesse. In 1968 pop icon Francoise Hardy recorded it and it eventually reached #3 on the French charts. In homage to the song’s French ......

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Italian Jazz Guitarist Rocco Zifarelli Releases New Album Music Unites

Italian Jazz Guitarist Rocco Zifarelli Releases New Album Music Unites

BY WILLIAM JAMES
May 9, 2020

Music Unites is the new CD by Italian guitarist Rocco Zifarelli, for more than 20 years alongside the famous movie music composer Ennio Morricone with whom he has recorded many award winning scores (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Bafta etc) and performed in many tours around the world. Published 20 years after the acclaimed Lyndon (Via VenetoJazz-Universal) this CD continues on the same musical concept, that concerns instrumental electric jazz and jazz-rock in general, with 10 tracks describing a series of ......

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Bill Warfield Re-Ups His Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra On 'Smile,' Due June 5 From Planet Arts Records

Bill Warfield Re-Ups His Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra On 'Smile,' Due June 5 From Planet Arts Records

BY TERRI HINTE
May 8, 2020

Trumpeter Bill Warfield’s Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra lives up to its name on Smile, the little big band’s second album, set for a June 5 release on Planet Arts Records. The 12-piece ensemble locates and unleashes grooves from a pair of Warfield originals and several R&B and fusion classics, as well as a few more unlikely sources. They have some major league help: keyboardist and longtime David Letterman sidekick Paul Shaffer and esteemed tenor saxophonist “Blue” Lou Marini take seats ......

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Livestreaming An Event? Plan It, Promote It And Broadcast It At All About Jazz & Jazz Near You For Maximum Exposure

Livestreaming An Event? Plan It, Promote It And Broadcast It At All About Jazz & Jazz Near You For Maximum Exposure

BY MICHAEL RICCI
May 7, 2020

Looking to raise funds for a cause during COVID-19? Have a new album to promote? If so, your friends at All About Jazz can help. All About Jazz is currently broadcasting select livestream programs as we pivot our platform to present music performances, album release concerts, master classes, interviews, and more. During this transitional period, we're looking to present a mix of programs to support our musician friends and our business partners. To date, we have presented Live From Our ......

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Bassist Nicholas Krolak Inspires Listeners To Find And Use One’s Voice To Impact The World Around Oneself With His Sophomore Album, 'Voice = Power.

Bassist Nicholas Krolak Inspires Listeners To Find And Use One’s Voice To Impact The World Around Oneself With His Sophomore Album, 'Voice = Power.

BY OUTSIDE IN MUSIC
May 6, 2020

Bassist, composer, and lyricist Nicholas Krolak is no stranger to the complexities of the modern world in which we live. As a musician, Krolak understands it is not enough for him to merely preserve tradition, but it is not possible to move forward without it. As a person, he understands the dual necessity of walking in modernity while maintaining healthy roots firmly in the natural world. Voice = Power, Krolak’s sophomore album, represents the path he has walked to reconcile ......

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'Peggy Lee: A Century of Song' by Tish Oney, Available June 2020 - Pre-Order Now.

'Peggy Lee: A Century of Song' by Tish Oney, Available June 2020 - Pre-Order Now.

BY MICHAEL RICCI
May 5, 2020

One hundred years after the singer’s birth, Peggy Lee: A Century of Song brings to life the eventful career of an iconic performer whose contributions to the Great American Songbook, jazz, popular music, and film music remained unparalleled. Lee stood out among her peers as an exquisite singer possessing a cool vocal style, a songwriter frequently collaborating with leading composers of American jazz and film music, and a globally-loved entertainer with star quality. Tish Oney sheds new light upon this ......

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