News Desk, Broadway World Today marks the release of “Cinnamon”, the long-awaited debut single from Canadian singing sensation Angela Wrigley. Read the article here.
By Matt Micucci, JazzIz Brianna Thomas’ captivating vocal talents are on full display on her sophomore album, Everybody Knows, on which she presents a program of original compositions and reimagined classics. Read the full article here.
JazzTimes “As Dave Brubeck’s December 6 centennial nears, fans have at least two reasons to be cheerful. First, on November 6, Verve Records will release Lullabies, recorded at Brubeck’s final studio session in March 2010. The late pianist and composer intended this solo-piano collection to be a gift for his grandchildren.” Read the full article … Read More
By Hank Shteamer, Rolling Stone “Take Five,” a 1959 track by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, was always a musical oddity: a swinging, instantly catchy jazz piece written in the uncommon time signature of 5/4. But it was also a huge hit and the first platinum-selling single in jazz history. Read this full announcement here.
By Angel Romero, World Music Central Two outstanding Cuban musicians, famed Latin jazz piano virtuoso Gonzalo Rubalcaba and remarkable singer Aymée Nuviola, recorded this superb album live at the Blue Note Club in Tokyo, Japan. Read this article here.
By Tomas Peña, JazzDeLaPena Master drummer Ralph Peterson continues to advance the continuum of his late mentor Art Blakey on Onward & Upward, his ambitious and expansive 25th release as a leader. On this historical release, due out September 18th, Peterson brings together 14 former Jazz Messengers and three Legacy Messengers to write a new page in the Jazz Messenger … Read More
Acclaimed drummer/composer Henry Conerway III is thrilled to announce his return to the Detroit Jazz Festival, and his bandleader debut at the event. In this featured set, Conerway will be in the great company of fellow Detroit musicians, Ian Finkelstein on piano, and Noah Jackson on bass. Commencing on Friday, September 4th and running through … Read More
Washington, D.C., July 27, 2020 – The 16th Annual DC JazzFest is coming to you live from our Nation’s Capital with five days of world-class jazz programming from Thursday, September 24th to Monday, September 28th. We’re bringing some of our favorite musicians together for a virtual festival experience like no other! Festival-goers will be able to tune in … Read More
GRAMMY WINNER DOUG BEAVERS TO LAUNCH CIRCLE 9 Circle 9 is a hybrid, subscriber-supported independent record label and music production service Grammy® Winning Producer, Composer, Trombonist, and Arranger Doug Beavers is thrilled to present Circle 9. Based in New York City, Circle 9 is a hybrid, subscriber-supported independent record label and full music production service offering end-to-end … Read More
THE ROYAL BOPSTERS TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM ‘PARTY OF FOUR’ ON MOTÉMA, NOVEMBER 13 WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS SHEILA JORDAN, BOB DOROUGH, CHRISTIAN McBRIDE Motéma Music is pleased to announce the November 13th release of ‘Party of Four,’ sophomore release from the acclaimed Motéma artists, The Royal Bopsters. Cited as “expert practitioners of vocalese” in … Read More