Heralded Los Angeles-Based Saxophonist Benn Clatworthy and System 6 Announce the August 13th, 2021 Release of TALES FROM THE BACKYARD English-born and Los Angeles-based saxophonist Benn Clatworthy is thrilled to announce the August 13, 2021 release of Tales From the Backyard, the latest release from Clatworthy’s long-standing sextet System 6. A follow-up to 2020’s critically-acclaimed … Read More
Bassist and Composer Adi Meyerson Announces New Album I Want To Sing My Heart Out In Praise of Life, out August 6, 2021 The six-part suite is inspired by the work of legendary avant garde artist Yayoi Kusama Bassist and composer Adi Meyerson is proud to unveil her new full length album I Want To … Read More
Bass Legend Charnett Moffett Delivers Love Letter To Humanity on Trio/Quartet Album New Love, Out Friday, June 11, 2021 via Motéma Live Plus Live Streamed Residency at Yoshi’s Oakland in June and July “There’s much to like about New Love, from the high-wire group interplay to the leader’s melodic invention and, of course, Moffett’s stunning … Read More
Birdland Jazz Club Reopens In July and Welcomes Back Patrons with Special 1949 Admission Prices .99 Cent Entry for Birdland Favorites all Month Long! New York, NY – On July 1, 2021 Birdland, the jazz corner of the world and a New York institution, will open its doors to the public for the first time … Read More
Award-winning Vocalist John Minnock Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below on July 29th to Celebrate Latest Album Herring Cove Renowned jazz vocalist John Minnock is thrilled to announce his return to Feinstein’s/54 Below, for a celebratory performance on July 29 at 9:45 PM. The much-anticipated program will celebrate the artist’s most recent album Herring Cove, which was … Read More
by John Chacona, All About Jazz “Guitarist Roni Ben-Hur is an old soul. Uninterested in ostentation, the Israeli-born guitarist has been content to release a series of warm-hearted recordings that favor partnership over pomposity. Half his 12 leader dates have been duets or are co-credited. Stories isn’t one of them, but it might as well be. This is … Read More
By Seth Colter Walls, The New York Times A single year in Mozart’s career, a Florence Price focus and a fresh take on big-band music are among recent releases. Read more here.
Sam Blakeslee and Wistful Thinking Present The Long Middle, A Meditation on Isolation and Distance in a Chamber Jazz Setting, due out July 30, 2021 via Outside in Music Outside in Music is thrilled to announce the July 30, 2021 release of The Long Middle, the debut album from stalwart New York-based trombonist and composer … Read More
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz Bronx-born trumpeter/composer/educator Bruce Harris celebrates his ancestors and the architects of the Black American songbook, from Duke Ellington to Barry Harris and beyond, via covers and originals on his latest full-length. Read more here.
by Frank Alkyer, Downbeat “This might not be the very last previously unheard music we’ll get from the catalog of Ralph Peterson. But if it is, this is a perfect way to finish. His passing is a great loss to the jazz community, but his music lives on.” Read the full review here.