EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Svetlana and The New York Collective Continue Fall Southern Tour with Jazz Road Touring Grant

September 22, 2021Event Announcement, Press Reel

Svetlana and The New York Collective Continue Fall Southern Tour with Jazz Road Touring Grant Second leg to bring award-winning singer through South Carolina, Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, Louisiana and Tennessee This past February, Svetlana and her award-winning band The New York Collective utilized their competitive Jazz Road touring grant to embark on a two-part … Read More

TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT: Bassist Michael Olatuja To Tour Latest Album With Performances Starting This Month

September 21, 2021Press Reel, Special Announcement

Bassist Michael Olatuja Announces Tour for Latest Album Lagos Pepper Soup With Performances Starting This Month The acclaimed jazz bassist will perform his third release as a bandleader at venues in New York, Massachusetts and London “Coupled with his compositional skill and performances from an impressive list of guest vocalists and instrumentalists, Lagos Pepper Soup … Read More

REVIEW: Berta Moreno’s ‘Tumaini’ – New York Music Daily

September 20, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

by Alan Young, New York Music Daily “The main inspiration for Berta Moreno‘s latest album Tumaini – streaming at Bandcamp – is the trip the alto saxophonist made to Kenya, where she fell in love with the region’s many indigenous sounds. The album title is Swahili for “hope,” which resounds throughout this upbeat, optimistic mix of original … Read More

PODCAST: Glenn Close and Ted Nash Discuss Collaborative Release, Transformation – Jazz Inspired

September 20, 2021Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

by Judy Carmichael, Jazz Inspired “On the new CD Transformation: Personal Stories of Change, Acceptance and Evolution, Glenn Close joins forces with composer Ted Nash and members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on a series of pieces that integrate spoken word segments selected by Close, with compositions by Nash.” Listen to Glenn Close, Ted … Read More

REVIEW: Brandon Goldberg’s ‘In Good Time’ – London Jazz News

September 17, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

by Len Weinreich,  London Jazz News “Afficionados don’t often witness the earliest performances of jazz prodigies, nearly always drummers and pianists. Buddy Rich, also known as ‘Kid Traps’ on the vaudeville circuit, was drumming at two years old. Vic Feldman was amazing the public with his drumming aged seven, moving to piano when he was … Read More