Bassist and Composer Matt Ulery Announces 7th album, “Festival” out October 4, 2016 on Woolgathering Records

August 1, 2016Special Announcement

Prolific and earnest bassist/composer, Matt Ulery, helps to spearhead a musical movement of art and beauty emerging out of the vibrant, blossoming scene in Chicago with his 7th album, “Festival.”  Featuring his quintet (Loom) and an expanded 27-piece jazz orchestra (Loom/Large), this major work in three parts will be available on double vinyl, CD, and … Read More

New Release – BALDHILL MUSIC presents JARRETT CHERNER: EXPANDING HEART – October 21

July 19, 2016Special Announcement

Pianist JARRETT CHERNER Releases Powerful Trio Album ‘EXPANDING HEART’ on his BaldHill Music label [Street Date: 21 October 2016] Date features (mainly) bassist Jorge Roeder, drummer Jason Burger Cherner back as a leader after two extraordinary releases with collaborative jazz quintet Sketches Baldhill Music proudly presents the October 21 release of ‘Expanding Heart’ presented by pianist … Read More

Sivan Arbel Embarks on Canadian Tour

July 6, 2016Special Announcement

Sivan Arbel Embarks on Canadian Tour The critically acclaimed New York vocalist will visit Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary. Vocalist and composer Sivan Arbel is proud to announce her summer summer tour in Canada to celebrate the release of her debut album ‘Broken Lines’. Sivan will begin with two dates in Montreal at Barfly and the Composers Jazz Festival, travel to Ottawa … Read More

International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) Presents 26th Annual Conference at Berklee College of Music, Boston MA

June 9, 2016Special Announcement

The International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) presents its 26th annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts at Berklee College of Music from June 25 to July 1, 2016. The meeting will include over 100 participants including students, teachers and representatives from approximately 40 colleges and universities from all parts of the globe including Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, … Read More

Vocalist and Composer Sivan Arbel Announces Debut Album “Broken Lines” to be released June 1

May 4, 2016Special Announcement

Vocalist and composer Sivan Arbel is proud to announce the June 1st release of her debut album “Broken Lines”. With her debut, Arbel breaks the mold with angular yet beautiful melodies, sophisticated arrangements and emotionally charged lyrics that bring listeners on an unforgettable journey into a new realm of contemporary jazz.  Born and raised in … Read More

CBC Music First Play: Brandee Younger, Wax and Wane

February 11, 2016Reviews, Special Announcement

First Play: Brandee Younger, Wax and Wane Article posted by Del F. Cowie in First Play Visit the stream here.  Brandee Younger Wax and Wane Stream until Feb. 19 Brandee Younger is an accomplished harpist who balances her classically trained background with an eye on contemporary music. This approach is borne out on Wax and … Read More

Songstress Jackie Gage sets the stage for the modern day siren with debut album “Siren Songs” out March 15

February 5, 2016Special Announcement

“With her alluring mix of jazz and 1970’s soul, and slow-jam R&B, the 25-year-old Gage is in the process of honing a sophisticated sound that belies her age.” – Andrew Gilbert First Orbit Sounds proudly announces the March 15, 2016 release of “Siren Songs”, the debut album from vocalist and composer Jackie Gage. Channeling torch … Read More