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Lenny White Podcast - He Hosts In-Depth Interviews With Ron Carter, Mike Clarke, DJ Logic And More!  Listen And Learn!

Lenny White Podcast - He Hosts In-Depth Interviews With Ron Carter, Mike Clarke, DJ Logic And More! Listen And Learn!

BY SCOTT H. THOMPSON
September 22, 2018

IYOUWE Universe Podcast now available! Click here to hear the new IYOUWE Universe Podcast. The brand new interview podcast, IYOUWE Universe, is out now on all major podcast hosts! Hosted by Lenny White, the podcast delivers candid interviews with some of music's most influential figures. First three episodes: Ron Carter | Mike Clark | DJ Logic New episodes will become available every Tuesday! Listen now on: iTunes | Google Play Music | Stitcher Radio ......

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Joe Locke Discovers His Lingua Franca On Subtle Disguise

Joe Locke Discovers His Lingua Franca On Subtle Disguise

BY JASON BYRNE - RED CAT PUBLICITY
September 21, 2018

Available on November 16, 2018 from Origin Records CD Release Celebration: Nov. 17 @ Scullers, jny: Boston, MA For several years now vibraphonist/composer/bandleader Joe Locke has had two musical purposes: one, to speak in a vernacular which reaches people, and two, to continue challenging himself as a player, writer and arranger. In 2013 Locke released Lay Down My Heart (Blues & Ballads, Vol. 1), which dealt with the first directive. Then in 2015 he completed the astounding Love ......

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Guitarist Bobby Broom Introduces His New Group The Organi-sation With Their Debut Recording "Soul Fingers," Due October 12

Guitarist Bobby Broom Introduces His New Group The Organi-sation With Their Debut Recording "Soul Fingers," Due October 12

BY TERRI HINTE
September 20, 2018

Virtuoso Chicago-based guitarist Bobby Broom has always embraced the rhythm and blues core of jazz music. On Soul Fingers, his 12th album as a leader and first with his new trio Organi-Sation, Broom mines the rich repository of ’60s and ’70s pop music, offering inspired versions of hits by the Beatles, Procol Harum, Steely Dan, and Seals & Crofts, among others. Set for October 12 release by MRI Entertainment, the recording was produced by legendary drummer Steve Jordan. Broom, a ......

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Monique Debose Will Release The Sovereign One On September 27

Monique Debose Will Release The Sovereign One On September 27

BY CARY GOLDBERG
September 18, 2018

Monique De Bose has never been one to shy away from life’s challenges. The Sovereign One, which drops on September 27, encapsulates a wealth of experience into seven songs in which the LA-based songwriter and vocalist offers up messages that are both personal and universal, messages of acceptance, of empowerment and of pride. The journey to this time and place—emotionally and stylistically—has been a rather circuitous one. The daughter of a mixed-race couple, Monique realized at a very early age ......

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'That's Right!,' The Recording Debut Of Trumpeter Brad Goode's Quintet Featuring Tenor Titan Ernie Watts, Set For October 19 Release By Origin Records

'That's Right!,' The Recording Debut Of Trumpeter Brad Goode's Quintet Featuring Tenor Titan Ernie Watts, Set For October 19 Release By Origin Records

BY TERRI HINTE
September 17, 2018

That’s Right!, the recording debut of trumpeter Brad Goode’s quintet featuring tenor titan Ernie Watts, documents the virtuosity and versatility of one of the tightest working bands on the contemporary jazz scene. Set for October 19 release by Origin Records, the album is a powerful showcase for Goode’s ideal quintet as well as the soloing chops and writing skills of each of its members. Watts and Goode first shared the front line in a concert at the University of Colorado ......

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Maria Muldaur Readies 41st Album: "Don't You Feel My Leg - The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker" Out September 28th

Maria Muldaur Readies 41st Album: "Don't You Feel My Leg - The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker" Out September 28th

BY LISA BEST
September 16, 2018

When a 24-year-old Blue Lu Barker stepped up to the microphone at Decca Records studio in Manhattan in 1938 to record Don’t You Feel My Leg, she had no way of knowing that that initial recording would turn out to be such an enduring piece of blues artistry. An immediate hit, the song instantly established Barker as a leading female blues vocalist, fueling a recording career that continued unabated throughout dozens of blues and jazz releases on Decca, Apollo, and ......

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King Crimson Guitar Legend Trey Gunn Presents Intro To Modes 8-week Music Course -  October 15 To December 8, 2018

King Crimson Guitar Legend Trey Gunn Presents Intro To Modes 8-week Music Course - October 15 To December 8, 2018

BY WILLIAM JAMES
September 15, 2018

Work directly with Trey Gunn on a weekly basis in this group course. For all instrumentalists and singers. In this course we will break down one of the basic building blocks of music- the modes- into digestible parts, both sonically and theoretically, so they can be used with ease. This course will: Help you to immediately find your ground in a piece of music Give you flexibility when improvising Give you greater color choices when developing your own compositions Help ......

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Pianist Anne Sajdera Celebrates Creative Renewal, Cross-Cultural Inspiration With "New Year," Set For Nov. 2 Release

Pianist Anne Sajdera Celebrates Creative Renewal, Cross-Cultural Inspiration With "New Year," Set For Nov. 2 Release

BY TERRI HINTE
September 13, 2018

Anne Sajdera’s remarkable acumen as both a pianist and a composer finds rejuvenation on New Year, set for November 2 release on her own Bijuri Records. The album hits close to home for Sajdera—her ancestral home, that is, of the Czech Republic and its storied capital, Prague. A 2014 trip to Europe’s “Golden City” was the catalyst for the album’s creation. Sajdera’s journey wasn’t planned as a musical one. While in Prague, however, she encountered trumpeter/flugelhornist Miroslav Hloucal and alto ......

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New Orleans Drummer Billie Davies Announces Her New Release, "Perspectives II" By Billie Davies Trio, For September 27, 2018

New Orleans Drummer Billie Davies Announces Her New Release, "Perspectives II" By Billie Davies Trio, For September 27, 2018

BY BILLIE DAVIES PR
September 12, 2018

About Perspectives II “All of my music is improvisational... a conversation between musicians and musical instruments. A joint emotional expression inspired by a certain common feeling, thought or perspective in an instinctual, unpredictable, freely expressed improvisation exploring authentic feelings and inspirations that is being communicated to an audience, a listener, a community."—Billie Davies Perspectives II is an all spontaneous, instinctive, intuitive improvisation inspired by 7 perspectives, words and seven chakra musical keys, expressed by a quartet of piano / keys ......

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Guitarist Tone Masseve To Release Debut Album Amp L'étude Feat. Jethro Tull Drum Legend Doane Perry

Guitarist Tone Masseve To Release Debut Album Amp L'étude Feat. Jethro Tull Drum Legend Doane Perry

BY WILLIAM JAMES
September 10, 2018

The singing sustain of multiple razor edged electric guitars, the monster rock backbeat of Jethro Tull drummer Doane Perry and The Moonlight Sonata? Yes, This mash-up is the concept behind Tone Masseve's album Amp L'étude. Classical pieces? Yes, but these are not the dry, conventional versions we've all heard before. The album vividly brings these compositions to life with a new and powerful sound. Tone said, “In my childhood I was exposed to many different musical styles and genres. Although ......

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Don Gardner: 1931–2018

Don Gardner: 1931–2018

BY MICHAEL RICCI
September 10, 2018

Philadelphia lost another great cultural leader this week with the passing of Donald Gardner, who died on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the age of 87. Gardner’s legacy spanned eight decades starting in 1947 as a singer and songwriter. His biggest hit was “Need Your Lovin,” which rose to number four on the R&B charts in 1962 and was later recorded by Otis Redding, Tom Jones, and Jackie Wilson among others. After releasing his third album, he created his own ......

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Photographer Žiga Koritnik Announces Cloud Arrangers Kickstarter Campaign

Photographer Žiga Koritnik Announces Cloud Arrangers Kickstarter Campaign

BY JOHN KELMAN
September 9, 2018

Renowned Photographer Žiga Koritnik Announces Kickstarter Campaign for Cloud Arrangers, His Forthcoming Book of Music Photography Music is something that profoundly defines Žiga Koritnik’s work. His photography expresses a deep passion for the performers while being aware of and showing respect to the entire musical scene. Koritnik began to follow music over thirty years ago in 1986. Since then, Koritnik has produced more than 60 solo photo exhibitions all over the world, worked for several music festivals and taken more ......

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October Revolution 2018: John Zorn, The music of Legendary Hasaan with Christian McBride, Wolf Eyes & Marshall Allen, and more!

October Revolution 2018: John Zorn, The music of Legendary Hasaan with Christian McBride, Wolf Eyes & Marshall Allen, and more!

BY MICHAEL RICCI
September 7, 2018

ACCLAIMED PHILADELPHIA FESTIVAL EXPANDS LINEUP The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music, a four-day international music festival presented by Ars Nova Workshop, in partnership with FringeArts, has confirmed several additional artists for its 2018 lineup as well as announcing single-day tickets. Featuring some of the most groundbreaking and uncategorizable artists in modern music, Ars Nova is pleased to announce that John Zorn, Tomeka Reid Quartet with Mary Halvorson, Christian McBride, as well as Wolf Eyes featuring Marshall Allen all ......

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Give the Gift of Music with Vinyl Me, Please

Give the Gift of Music with Vinyl Me, Please

BY MICHAEL RICCI
September 6, 2018

Now that Labor Day Weekend is over it's officially holiday gift guide season, and I wanted to share a bit about record subscription club Vinyl Me, Please—the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for any music lover. All Vinyl Me, Please memberships feature a monthly record- a hand-curated album that's delivered to your doorstep every month. The monthly records are often exclusive pressings, and are extra special as they're pressed on colored and/or patterned vinyl, as well as paired with a ......

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Download the All About Jazz Musician Starter Guide

Download the All About Jazz Musician Starter Guide

BY MICHAEL RICCI
September 6, 2018

Home to over 100,000 musician pages and representing the largest database of its kind on the internet, All About Jazz is also a platform that supports jazz professionals worldwide. In an effort to help our professional community (musicians, label owners, publicists, presenters, and promoters) maximize the benefits of our growing platform, we'll publish a series of how-to guides outlining our various services. Our first—for musicians—explains how to establish a presence at All About Jazz by claiming & updating a musician ......

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First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference scheduled for September 13 in Philadelphia

First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference scheduled for September 13 in Philadelphia

BY MICHAEL RICCI
September 4, 2018

A coalition of Philadelphia jazz organizations including representatives from WRTI 90.1 FM, Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia Jazz Project, Jazz Lives Philadelphia, SOUTH Jazz Kitchen and All About Jazz & Jazz Near You are hosting the first annual Jazz Industry Day at Temple Performing Arts Center on Thursday, September 13th from 11:00am to 6:30pm with an after party scheduled at SOUTH Jazz Kitchen following the conference. The one-day conference will represent a gathering place for musicians, industry professionals, and educators ......

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Randy Weston (1926-2018)

Randy Weston (1926-2018)

BY AAJ STAFF
September 4, 2018

Randy Weston, a jazz pianist and composer who was the first artist producer Orrin Keepnews signed to his new Riverside label in 1954 and who became one of the most ardent champions of Pan-Africanism in jazz, died on September 1. He was 92. [Photo of Randy Weston by Chester Higgins] Randy was perhaps best known for his composition Hi-Fly, which he introduced on his New Faces at Newport album in 1958. The song's catchy melody and moody harmony helped the ......

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Magma's “AKT XVIII - Marquee - Londres 17 Mars 1974” 2CD Now Available on Seventh Records

Magma's “AKT XVIII - Marquee - Londres 17 Mars 1974” 2CD Now Available on Seventh Records

BY WILLIAM JAMES
September 1, 2018

In the ongoing series of rare live Magma recordings, AKT XVIII- Marquee- Londres 17 mars 1974 2-CD is now available on Seventh Records! At the time of this concert, “Köhntarkösz” was still in its phase of elaboration, although the recording of the studio album began only 2 months later. Large sequences were still not composed, others were borrowed from “Köhntarkösz Anteria” and were taken away, then used later in the “K. A” recording of 2004. In a similar way, “Theusz ......

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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: August 2018

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: August 2018

BY MICHAEL RICCI
September 1, 2018

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the 30 tracks featured in August, 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 The Scare LIVE! Igor Willcox From: Igor Willcox Quartet- LIVE! 12:11 Colonnade Beneath the World Mimika ......

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Anika Larsen And The Larsen/Maxwell Quintet Present  Make You Feel My Love

Anika Larsen And The Larsen/Maxwell Quintet Present Make You Feel My Love

BY DAN WATT
August 31, 2018

Anika Larsen and The Larsen/Maxwell Quintet present Make You Feel My Love: The Musical Romance of a Jazz Cat and a Broadway Baby at 54 Below on Friday October 19th at 9:30 pm. Award winner Anika Larsen teams up with her husband and jazz trumpet player Freddie Maxwell for their Feinstein’s/54 Below and New York City debut of Make You Feel My Love: The Musical Romance of a Jazz Cat and a Broadway Baby. Best known for her Tony nominated ......

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