INTERVIEW: Steven Feifke – All About Jazz

July 29, 2021Interviews, Press Reel

by Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz In terms of physics, kinetic energy is described as a force or power which a body or object possesses by virtue of being in motion. With reference to the aptly named debut from the Steven Feifke Big Band, that ideal is fully applicable. Kinetic, recorded in early 2019 and released in April … Read More

CANCELED: Upper East Harlem Block to be Co-Named After The Iconic Art Kane Photograph Harlem 1958

July 29, 2021Event Announcement, Press Reel

The Art Kane Harlem 1958 Street Co-Naming Ceremony scheduled for August 12, 2021 has been cancelled. On August 12, there is a heat advisory and index of 107 degrees in New York City. Due to safety precautions, Uptown Grand Central, Jazzmobile and Redwood Entertainment will no longer be hosting the scheduled street co-naming event. — Upper East Harlem … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Guitarist Juanma Trujillo’s New Album ÍMPETU is due out October 1, 2021 via Falcon Gumba

July 28, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Guitarist and Composer Juanma Trujillo Presents Ímpetu, New Album Out October 1, 2021 via Falcon Gumba  Falcon Gumba Records is thrilled to announce the release of Ímpetu, the latest album from Venezuelan-born, New York-based guitarist and composer Juanma Trujillo. To be released on October 1st 2021, Ímpetu represents an important period of the prolific bandleader’s career. … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Pianist Grant Richards Presents BALLYHOO due out September 24, 2021

July 28, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Pianist and composer Grant Richards dives deep into Afro-Cuban tradition with his forward-looking and celebratory new release, Ballyhoo, out on September 24, 2021 Pianist Grant Richards and his steadfast trio of bassist Damian Erskine and drummer Reinhardt Melz are veteran collaborators and musical co-conspirators with over a decade of creative history shared amongst them. Now, … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Grammy-Nominated Vocalist Somi Presents ‘Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba’ due out March 4, 2022 via Salon Africana

July 28, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Grammy-Nominated, Internationally Acclaimed Vocalist Somi To Release Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba on March 4, 2022 New Album Honors Groundbreaking South African Singer, Songwriter, And Civil Rights Activist Miriam Makeba Special Guests Include Angelique Kidjo, Gregory Porter, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Seun Kuti and more Musical Theater Production Dreaming Zenzile, Based on Makeba’s Life – … Read More