SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy Announces New Album & Shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center

February 5, 2020Event Announcement, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Ralph Peterson Expands the Messenger Legacy for New Recording and Four Shows at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center in May Iconic drummer Ralph Peterson will expand the the legacy of the late Art Blakey into the here and now with a groundbreaking conclave of former Jazz Messengers, both on a new recording … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Dot Time Records to Release Never-Before-Heard Recordings of Jazz Luminary Lennie Tristano

January 29, 2020Press Reel, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Dot Time Records Announces the March 19th Release of Lennie Tristano: Duos, Welcoming the Groundbreaking Artist to their Legends Series It is with great excitement that Dot Time Records announces the newest addition to their Legends Series, jazz luminary Lennie Tristano.  Dot Time is pleased to release a compendium of never-before-heard recordings that span the … Read More

Brian Lynch Wins GRAMMY Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for “The Omni-American Book Club”

January 29, 2020Press Releases, Special Announcement

Brian Lynch’s The Omni-American Book Club Wins GRAMMY® Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album On Sunday, January 26th, trumpeter, composer and recording artist Brian Lynch won the second GRAMMY® Award of his career. Lynch’s The Omni-American Book Club: My Journey Through Literature in Music was named Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album at the GRAMMY … Read More

TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT: Orrin Evans Announces 2020 Touring Schedule

January 27, 2020Press Reel, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Revered Pianist Orrin Evans Announces 2020 Touring Schedule with Appearances in Michigan, Philadelphia, Maryland, Chicago, Missouri, New Jersey and Vermont   Consummate pianist Orrin Evans is beginning the new year with ongoing tour dates at some of the nation’s finest jazz institutions, and collaborations with some of the most exciting names in jazz.  2019 was … Read More

TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT: Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy Announces First Tour Dates of 2020

January 23, 2020Press Reel, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy Announce First Tour Dates of 2020 and plans for a studio recording featuring new music The All-Star ensemble will make stops in Frederick, MD; Roanoke, VA; Rye, NH Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy are kicking off 2020 with three live performances. The group of jazz luminaries will make … Read More

NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINATION: Vanessa Rubin’s “The Dream Is You…” for Outstanding Jazz Album

January 10, 2020Press Releases, Special Announcement

Vanessa Rubin’s The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron Nominated for 51st NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album On Thursday, January 9th, it was announced that iconic jazz singer Vanessa Rubin’s album The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron is nominated for the 51st NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz … Read More

LLP @ WJF: Lakecia Benjamin, Brandee Younger, Eubanks Evans Experience and more!

January 6, 2020Press Reel, Special Announcement

Brandee Younger’s ‘Soul Awakening’ When: Sat. January 11th 2020, 7pm Where: Webster Hall, 125 E 11th Street, NYC Surfacing six years after its completion in 2013, Soul Awakening was recorded in 2012 under the direction of producer and bassist Dezron Douglas, and embodies the ambition, vigor and aesthetic ideals of The Brandee Younger Quartet, at and since its inception. A benchmark recording … Read More

Jazz News: Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Gail Boyd Elected President of NAPAMA 

December 18, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Gail Boyd Elected President of NAPAMA  New York, New York — Gail Boyd, Founding President of Gail Boyd Artist Management, has been elected as President of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA). Boyd’s appointment is particularly momentous as she is the first African American woman to step into this … Read More

Catherine Russell’s ALONE TOGETHER Celebrates GRAMMY Nod and a Year of Accolades

December 17, 2019Best of 2019, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Catherine Russell’s Alone Together – A Year of Accolades – Currently GRAMMY ® Nominated For Best Jazz Vocal Album “Alone Together” Voted Best of The Year by Gene Seymour, Scott Yanow, Michael Bailey and Downbeat Magazine *Read about Catherine in the December Issue of JazzTimes here!* *Catherine Russell sings “Merry Christmas Baby”  with Jazz at Lincoln … Read More

Hot House Magazine and Jazzmobile Celebrate A Night With the Stars At the New York City Readers Jazz Awards at the Historic Birdland Jazz Club

December 5, 2019Press Reel, Special Announcement

After 80,000 Votes, Winners Announced for the 2019 NYC Readers Awards Pureum Jin Wins Best Jazz Artist of the Year, Best Alto Saxophonist and Female Rising Star Broadcast Icon Mark Ruffin and Producer, Director and Philanthropist Cobi Narita Honored Sunday, November 24th marked New York’s premier jazz event of the season, the 6th New York … Read More