NEW RELEASE: Saxophonist Matthew Muñeses Presents ‘Noli Me Tángere’ due out June 3, 2022 via Next Level

April 12, 2022New Release, Press Releases

Saxophonist and Composer Matthew Muñeses Presents Sonic Reconnaissance of a Post-Colonial Philippines on Sophomore Offering Noli Me Tángere due out June 3, 2022 via Next Level Featuring special guests Miguel Zenón & Zubin Edalji With the release of his sophomore album, Noli Me Tángere saxophonist, composer and educator Matthew Muñeses magnifies the revolution in the … Read More

GRAMMY NEWS: Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ricky Riccardi, The 8-Bit Big Band Win at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards

April 4, 2022GRAMMY Awards, Press Releases

LLP Celebrates Three Wins at the 64th Annual GRAMMY® Awards Best Jazz Instrumental Album Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter and Jack DeJohnette  Skyline (5Passion) Best Arrangement, Instrument & A Capella Charlie Rosen and Jake Silverman “Meta Knight’s Revenge” (Backwards Compatible) Best Album Notes Ricky Riccardi ‘The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-66’ (Mosaic) 

NEW RELEASE: Drummer George Lernis Presents ‘Between Two Worlds’ due out June 10th (DÜNYA)

March 30, 2022New Release, Press Releases

Drummer, percussionist and composer George Lernis to Release  Between Two Worlds, a musical allegory of his journey from Cyprus to America, on June 10th via DÜNYA George Lernis is a drummer, percussionist and composer whose unique musical influences and upbringing meld to create a sound and vision that stands unparalleled in the present-day jazz and … Read More

NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD: APRIL 2022

March 29, 2022Press Reel, Reviews

New York City Jazz Record, April 2022 Vox News article by Suzanne Lorge, Samara Joy in Vocal Jazz Summit 2022 – Page 11 Review by Marco Cangiano – Michael Leonhart – The Normyn Suites – Page 19 Review by Phil Freeman – Oz Noy/Ugonna Okegwo/Ray Marchica – Riverside – Page 24 Review by Russ Musto … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Cellist Erik Friedlander Presents ‘A Queens’ Firefly’ due out April 29, 2022 (Skipstone Records)

March 25, 2022New Release, Press Releases

Cellist Erik Friedlander Presents New Album ‘A Queens’ Firefly’ due out April 29, 2022 on Skipstone Records Erik Friedlander’s new album A Queens’ Firefly (Skipstone Records, out April 29, 2022) finds the miraculous within the routine, taking inspiration from the small moments of life to create an overflow of joy and optimism.  Friedlander wrote the … Read More

Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: April 2022

March 22, 2022Birdland, Press Releases

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: April 1 – April 30 Schedule Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are proudly open this April with a full slate of nightly performances!  At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Emmet’s Place Live, Ed Neumeister Jazz Orchestra, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, John Minnock CD Release Show, Mingus Big Band: Mingus Centennial, … Read More

Tour Announcement: Bassist Michael Feinberg Utilizes Jazz Road Tour Grant This April Alongside All-Star Band

March 22, 2022Press Releases, Special Announcement

Bassist Michael Feinberg Utilizes Jazz Road Tour Grant This April Alongside All-Star Band The award-winning composer will hit the road this April alongside an impressive roster of jazz musicians “The music has that enthralling appeal and easygoing vibe that satisfies with aplomb. A positive, energetic response to the hard times” – Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Gabriel Zucker Presents Live Studio Recording ‘Leftover Beats (Live)’ With Dynamic Arrangements From Pioneering 2021 Recording, out April 8, 2022

March 21, 2022New Release, Press Releases

Gabriel Zucker Presents Live Studio Recording ‘Leftover Beats (Live)’ With Dynamic Arrangements From Pioneering 2021 Recording, out April 8, 2022 “..a music soundscape that has a massive presence, an eccentric personality, and the heart of a storyteller.” – Dave Sumner, Bandcamp  “Perhaps the most stunning aspect is Zucker’s unabashed and continuous use of complexity.” – … Read More