NEW RELEASE: Alyssa Allgood’s WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS due out on April 9, 2021 via Cellar Music Group

February 19, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Alyssa Allgood to Release Third Studio Album What Tomorrow Brings on April 9, 2021 via Cellar Music Group “…she is undeniably skillful at what she does. The expressive Chicagoan wears different hats, from scat singer to interpreter of familiar lyrics, to lyricist—and she shines in all of those areas.” – The New York City Jazz Record Cellar … Read More

REVIEW: Júlia Karosi “Without Dimensions” – Staccatofy

February 18, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Adorjan Horvat, Staccatofy Vocalist and composer Júlia Karosi is a Hungarian musician who combines the rich sounds of Classical music with modern jazz sounds. Karosi’s vision for this combination has put her at the forefront of the Hungarian music scene with her distinctive style that skillfully integrates jazz and classical languages. Read more here.

FEATURE: Alonzo Demetrius Is Fueled By Activism – Downbeat

February 17, 2021Features, Press Reel

by Ayana Contreras, Downbeat “Trumpeter Alonzo Demetrius’ thirst for social justice is evident on his leader debut, Live From The Prison Nation. “Movements transform people from individuals to a collective”: Those words from journalist and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal are incorporated into “Mumia’s Guidance,” an ambitious, nine-minute track on the album. The disc reflects many lessons … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Cellar Music Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Albums, New Initiatives and Strategic Partnerships 

February 17, 2021Press Releases, Special Announcement

Cellar Music Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Album Releases, Exciting New Initiatives and Strategic Partnerships  The Vancouver, BC-based label joins forces with the SmallsLIVE Foundation and American Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt on new initiatives;  announces branded streaming playlists, a crowd-funding campaign and a plethora of new album releases.  Read about Cellar Music Group via CBC … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Adam Moezinia’s FOLK ELEMENT TRIO is out April 16, 2021 via Outside in Music

February 17, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Guitarist, Composer, Bandleader and Educator Adam Moezinia Explores Modern Arrangements of Folk Classics on His Debut Release, Folk Element Trio, Out April 16th On Outside in Music Outside in Music is pleased to announce the release of esteemed guitarist Adam Moezinia’s first album as a bandleader, Folk Element Trio. A celebration of global folk traditions … Read More

REVIEW: Dylan Jack Quartet: The Tale Of The Twelve-Foot Man – All About Jazz

February 16, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Vicenzo Roggero, All About Jazz Rispetto al quartetto che aveva brillantemente debuttato nel 2017 con Diagrams vi è l’avvicendamento del clarinettista Todd Brunel con il trombettista Jerry Sabatinima la scrittura messa in campo dal batterista leader mantiene, in The Tale of the Twelve-Foot Man, la medesima sofisticata bellezza, con una interessante evoluzione delle dinamiche … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: 2021 DCJazzPrix™ Applications Launch Today!

February 16, 2021Press Releases, Special Announcement

2021 DCJazzPrix™ Applications Launches Today! DC Jazz Festival’s international band competition is now accepting applications—recognizing the top rising jazz ensemble talent from around the globe WASHINGTON – February 16, 2021 — The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) has announced that applications are now live for its annual international jazz band competition, DCJazzPrix. Potential applicants will find guidelines and submission requirements at dcjazzfest.org/dcjazzprix. … Read More