Vocalist/Composer Kristiana Roemer Set to Release Debut Album, House of Mirrors Due out November 27, 2020 On Sunnyside Records Sunnyside Records is proud to announce the November 27th release of House of Mirrors, the new album by dynamic vocalist and composer Kristiana Roemer. Roemer’s recording debut finds the vocalist at an exciting time in her … Read More
By Steph Purifoy, Washington Blade The 16th annual D.C. Jazz Festival will be held virtually from Sept. 24-28. The festival will be held completely virtually this year. The lineup features some of the biggest names in jazz including Grammy-winner Danilo Perez, Marc Cary, and Matthew Whitaker. Audience members will also be able to vote on … Read More
By Pat Lawson, NBC 4 Washington News4’s Pat Lawson Muse spoke with Executive Director Sunny Sumter about this year’s DC Jazz Fest. Check this interview here.
By J.D. Considine, JazzTimes In 2015, violinist Tomoko Omura released an album called Roots, which offered jazz takes on 10 Japanese folk and pop songs. It was a clever way of situating herself as a Japanese musician working in the North American jazz milieu, but there were also moments—the walking bass beneath the sing-song vocal … Read More
Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonist and Composer Dustin Laurenzi Presents A Time and a Place, his Evocative New Work With Ensemble Natural Language, Out October 6th On Woolgathering Records Release Show: Saturday, October 10 at Constellation, Chicago Celebrated tenor saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi presents his latest release, A Time and a Place, the impassioned follow-up to his 2016 … Read More
Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz Kemuel Roig (1988, Camaguey, Cuba) a los cuatro años de edad ya quería ser baterista. A los ocho años estudio durante cinco años piano y batería. Para ver este articulo presione aquí.
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
Patrick Cornelius’ Acadia: Way of the Cairns to be released via Whirlwind Recordings on October 30, 2020 Over the course of eighteen years living in New York City, Patrick Cornelius has earned a substantial reputation as a saxophonist, composer, solo artist and educator, and created an impressive body of work comprised of nine albums as a … Read More
By Dave Douglas, Greenleaf Music Dave Douglas Zoom chats with MacArthur Fellowship recipient violinist Regina Carter about her wide ranging experience in all sorts of music. Listen to this podcast here.