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Eclectic Modern Jazz Band Nori Will Be Performing Nina Simone Tribute Show At The 04 Center in Austin On July 13

Eclectic Modern Jazz Band Nori Will Be Performing Nina Simone Tribute Show At The 04 Center in Austin On July 13

Source: Press Junkie PR

Nori is an eclectic modern jazz band featuring Akina Adderley on vocals, Erik Telford on trumpet, Nick Litterski on keys, Aaron Allen on upright bass, and Andy Beaudoin on drums. Festival Peak describes Nori as “a five-person gift from Austin, TX.” Enriching an aesthetic deeply rooted in American jazz and folk music, the ensemble playfully weaves together a myriad of global influences giving rise to a seamless synthesis of sound. These musical explorations expertly balance the narrative of the song ...

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Juliet Varnedoe Jazz Band Release 'Cajun Bleu'

Juliet Varnedoe Jazz Band Release 'Cajun Bleu'

Source: Juliet Varnedoe

Innovative New York-based jazz vocalist songwriter Juliet Varnedoe is set to release her debut album Cajun Bleu on April 12th 2024, presenting her imaginative interpretation of Cajun musical traditions. As a producer and songwriter, Varnedoe brings a highly original blend of music that combines New Orleans blues with the French cabaret drama of Juliette Gréco and the lyrical wit of Blossom Dearie. Growing up in Louisiana with a German father and Cajun mother, Juliet’s formative years were filled with sounds ...

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Etienne Charles Debuts As A Big Band Leader With 'Creole Orchestra,' Arriving June 14 On Culture Shock Records

Etienne Charles Debuts As A Big Band Leader With 'Creole Orchestra,' Arriving June 14 On Culture Shock Records

Source: Terri Hinte Publicity

Etienne Charles presents himself to the jazz world as an accomplished large-ensemble arranger with Creole Orchestra, set for a June 14 release on his own Culture Shock imprint. The album is the premiere of the titular band, 22 musicians strong and specializing in executing the Trinbagonian trumpeter’s elaborate charts. Long hailed for his work as a trumpeter, composer, and improviser, as well as for his deep knowledge of rhythms from his native Trinidad & Tobago and around the Eastern Caribbean, ...

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Join Ines Velasco's Big Band Journey - 'A Flash Of Cobalt Blue'

Join Ines Velasco's Big Band Journey - 'A Flash Of Cobalt Blue'

Source: Ines Velasco

Imagine an album inspired by a voyage that navigates the Pacific coast of Mexico and wanders through the streets of Paris, blending memory with imagination, sorrow with affection. Ines Velasco, a Mexican born, Brooklyn based drummer, arranger, and composer is collaborating with award-winning Mexican poet Jorge Esquinca to bring the album, A Flash of Cobalt Blue to life. Ines is recording her first full length big band album as a leader with a 17-piece band of Brooklyn-based musicians (including M. ...

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Irish Jazz Funk Band Chief Keegan 'The Piles High Club' Drops March 29th!

Irish Jazz Funk Band Chief Keegan 'The Piles High Club' Drops March 29th!

Source: Scott Thompson Public Relations

Ireland’s Ground Breaking Jazz/Funk/Groove Ensemble Releases Debut Album! The innovative Irish band featuring organist/pianist Luke Dunford, with guitarist Mark Dudley, bassist Alan Elliott and drummers Cian Hanley and Tommy Gray unleash a straight fire album of soul dripping jams. “Think The Meters and Orgone had a baby and moved to Dublin." Chief Keegan are a musically skilled, multitalented instrumental funk band from Dublin, Ireland. Some of their musical influences include bands such as Vulfpeck, The Meters, Lettuce and Galactic amongst ...

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The Neal Kirkwood Big Band's 'Night City' Available February 23, 2024 On Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records

The Neal Kirkwood Big Band's 'Night City' Available February 23, 2024 On Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records

Source: Jason Byrne, Red Cat Publicity

Available February 23, 2024 on Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records Featuring: Matt Hong (alto sax, soprano sax, flute, piccolo), Bruce Williamson (alto sax, clarinet), Dan Block (tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet on “Night City”), Adam Kolker (tenor sax, flute, alto flute), Patience Higgins (baritone sax, bass clarinet, oboe)/Andy Gravish, Ron Horton, David Smith, James Zollar (trumpet)/Willie Applewhite, Art Baron, Nick Grinder, Ed Neumeister, James Rogers (trombone)/Neal Kirkwood (piano, conductor, compositions), Rob Garcia (drums), Jennifer Vincent (bass), Diana Herold (vibraphone and marimba), ...

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Rebirth Brass Band Perform With Sol Roots And Gordon Sterling At The Hamilton Live

Rebirth Brass Band Perform With Sol Roots And Gordon Sterling At The Hamilton Live

Source: 9th Floor Music

Closing out 2023 with a bang, New Orleans musical heavyweights Rebirth Brass Band appear for a two night run at The Hamilton Live in Washington D.C, also featuring the fierce funk/soul guitarist Sol Roots on December 30th, and the talented group Gordon Sterling & The People on December 31th. Rebirth Brass Band Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a globally renowned paragon of the New Orleans' brass band tradition. They are celebrated for melding their tradition with second-line, funk, jazz, soul, ...

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The World's Greatest Garage Band

The World's Greatest Garage Band

Source: JazzWax by Marc Myers

When it comes to Philadelphia soul, few are more knowledgeable than Daryl Hall. He was raised nearby and attended Temple University. He also was in a bunch of vocal harmony and soul groups, most notably the Temptones. As one half of Hall & Oates, Daryl brought his best Philly forward as the duo created one of the first white rock-soul groups in the early 1970s. In November 2007, he launched Live From Daryl's House, which was simply Daryl and fellow ...

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Composer, Saxophonist, And Organist Drew Zaremba's 'Reunion' Is An Eclectically Jubilant Take On The Big Band Genre

Composer, Saxophonist, And Organist Drew Zaremba's 'Reunion' Is An Eclectically Jubilant Take On The Big Band Genre

Source: Outside in Music

Drew Zaremba is saxophonist, organist, and rightfully lauded powerhouse of an arranger and composer. Drawing eclectic influence from icons of big band, heroes of classical music, and the luminaries of British Rock, Zaremba combines, concocts, and creates with a refreshing originality in the wildest of never-before-imagined manners. Described as a musician who “writes and plays from his heart” and who “knows and speaks the language of music” (Eddie Gomez), Zaremba presents Reunion, an unequivocally celebratory big band debut rich with ...

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Big Band Era Salute With The O-Tones at the Brass Rail Meetinghouse (Southwick, MA) on September 16

Big Band Era Salute With The O-Tones at the Brass Rail Meetinghouse (Southwick, MA) on September 16

Source: Mary Witt/The O-Tones

Big Band era salute with The O-Tones! Honoring musicians of the Big Band era, The O-Tones present a show with songs by Tony Bennett, The Andrews Sisters, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Fred Astaire and others. Once the stage show is over, there will be some time and room for dancing! The Brass Rail in Southwick, MA has a long history of music on the lake. Join us in this beautiful setting for live music and dancing and delicious ...

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