Acclaimed Vocalist Vivian Sessoms Named a Finalist in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

October 22, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Acclaimed Vocalist Vivian Sessoms Named a Finalist in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Internationally lauded vocal artist Vivian Sessoms is proud to announce her status as a finalist in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, also known as the SASSY Awards in a … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Santiago Bosch To Release “Galactic Warrior” on November 14

October 7, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Pianist Santiago Bosch Celebrates the Release of His Upcoming Album Galactic Warrior on November 14th! Consummate pianist Santiago Bosch is proud to present the November 14 release of his new album Galactic Warrior, his second album as a bandleader, following 2011’s Guaro Report.  The album is a canonical, through-composed celebration of the marriage of jazz and … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Ralph Peterson’s Gen-Next Big Band To Release “LISTEN UP!” on November 12th

October 4, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Ralph Peterson Passes the Torch with the Gen-Next Big Band; New Album Listen Up! Due out November 12th on Onyx Productions Pre-release show at Dizzy’s Club on October 7th, 2019 Onyx Productions, the music label founded and spearheaded by iconic drummer, bandleader and Berklee professor Ralph Peterson Jr., is proud to announce the November 12th … Read More

TOUR: Orrin Evans On Tour This October: San Jose, SF, Portland, Seattle and Denver!

September 25, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases

Revered Pianist Orrin Evans Continues Touring Schedule with Appearances in San Jose, SF, Seattle, Portland and Denver Featuring Luques Curtis and Jeff “Tain” Watts Following a relentless summer touring schedule which included many performances with The Bad Plus, two residencies with Evans’ raucous, hard-driving Captain Black Big Band and a series of collaborations with some … Read More

OUT NOW: Drummer, Educator and Jazz Advocate Vince Ector Celebrates New Release ‘Theme for Ms. P’

September 24, 2019New Release, Press Releases

With Organatomy Trio+ Featuring Vince Ector (drums), Bruce Williams (alto & soprano saxophone), Pat Bianchi (organ) plus Special Guest, Paul Bollenback (guitar)   The fourth release from acclaimed drummer Vince Ector, Theme For Ms. P introduces fans to the bandleader’s Organatomy Trio, which features Bruce Williams on saxophones, Pat Bianchi – known for his work … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Bandleader/Composer Jonah Francese to Release New Album with Thinkin’ Big Big Band – ‘Reclamation, out 10/03/2019

September 17, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Thinkin’ Big: Kristen Dye (flute), Clay Lyons (alto sax), Mark Zaleski (alto & soprano sax), Jonathan Bean & Paul Melhus (tenor sax), Austin Yancey (baritone sax), Kai Sandoval, Danny Fratina, Jenn Zevos, Jesse Francese & Taylor Kelly (trumpet), Quinn Carson, Eric Stilwell, Myrish Spell & Rob Krahn (trombone), Caio Afiune & Marc Malsegna (guitar), David … Read More