SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Grammy Nominated Vocalist Jean Baylor Joins Manhattan School of Music Faculty

October 29, 2018Press Releases, Special Announcement

Grammy Nominated Vocalist Jean Baylor Joins Manhattan School of Music Faculty New York, NY — Multiple Grammy nominee Jean Baylor is proud to announce that she has joined the faculty at Manhattan School of Music. Starting this semester, Jean will be teaching Jazz Voice and Ensembles in the Jazz Arts program, under the direction of Jazz Arts Director … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Bandleader, Composer & Saxophonist Eyal Vilner Announces Swinging Holiday Show at Birdland, NYC

October 29, 2018Event Announcement, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Birdland Jazz Club, located at 315 W 44th St #5402, New York is excited to welcome bandleader, composer and saxophonist Eyal Vilner and his 17-piece big band on Sunday, December 9th at 6:00pm (doors: 5:00pm). Vilner emerges as one of the leading new voices on the New York big band scene. After performing at many … Read More

Pianist/Arranger Kevin Bales and Vocalist Keri Johnsrud Celebrate the Understated Talents of Master Composer Fred Rogers with Multiple Tour Dates

October 29, 2018Event Announcement, Press Releases, Special Announcement

“[Johnsrud] and Bales have made a compelling case for Rogers’ songs, which fare remarkably well in the rhythms and cadences of jazz.” – Howard Reich, The Chicago Tribune Aside from the happy coincidence of the timing of the release, Beyond the Neighborhood is a testament to how palatable sophisticated jazz can be. –Mike Shaw, ArtsATL … Read More

Keyon Harrold’s Multinational Fall/ Winter Dates: Headliners, Festivals & Panels

October 9, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Listed by Rolling Stone as one of “10 New Artists You Need To Know Now”, the revolutionary Keyon Harrold is proud to close 2018 with the announcement of several performances and appearances! With dates in San Diego, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Philadelphia, Paris, Israel and South Africa, the self-described “social music activist” and trumpeter … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Brandee Younger Announces Solo Set at Earshot Jazz Festival

September 29, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Seattle, Washington — Innovative harpist Brandee Younger is excited to present an intimate solo performance at this year’s Earshot Jazz Festival on Friday, October 26th. Following an opening performance from cellist Gretchen Yanover, Younger will take to the stage at 8:00pm at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, located at 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA. … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Guitarist/ Composer Gene Ess Announces New Album “Apotheosis” – Out November 6th, 2018

September 27, 2018New Release, Special Announcement

Esteemed Japanese-American guitarist and composer Gene Ess is proud to announce the November 6th release of Apotheosis, the fourth album from his quintet Fractal Attraction. Featuring Thana Alexa on vocals, Sebastien Ammann on piano, Yasushi Nakamura on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums, Apotheosis speaks to the astonishing quality of the spirit and of the … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Brandee Younger to Perform at Pierre Grasse, Halle (Saale), Germany

September 27, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Halle (Saale), Germany– Pierre Grasse, located at Große Steinstraße 54, 06108 Halle (Saale) is thrilled to welcome harpist Brandee Younger & her trio on Monday, October 15th. Taking to the stage at 8pm, Brandee will be joined by Rashaan Carter on bass and Hannes Lingens on drums.   Tickets available at Pierre Grasse.   Contemporary … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Vocalist John Minnock Announces New Album “Right Around the Corner” and Release Show @ Don’t Tell Mama, NYC

September 26, 2018Event Announcement, New Release, Special Announcement

Renowned vocalist John Minnock is thrilled to celebrate the forthcoming release of his new album “Right Around the Corner” at Don’t Tell Mama on Saturday, October 6th at 8:30 PM! For this exciting pre-release show, John will be joined once again by the great Deborah Lippmann, whose last performance at Don’t Tell Mama brought the audience to their feet.   “Right Around the … Read More