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Education

Jazz For Teens Education Program Celebrates 25 Years Of Impacting Thousands Of Young Musicians

Jazz For Teens Education Program Celebrates 25 Years Of Impacting Thousands Of Young Musicians

Source: AMT Public Relations

Spring semester January 21-May 13, 2023, every Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Special 25th anniversary performance May 13, 2023. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) ,the state’s anchor cultural institution, celebrates 25 years of offering thousands of high schoolers from Newark and beyond music lessons and performance experiences through its popular TD Jazz for Teensprogram. One of the first of many arts education institutions at NJPAC, it has grown into a nationally recognized and revered program producing stellar alumni ...

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Music Industry

Chicago-Based Trumpeter & Composer Markus Rutz Launches New Website

Chicago-Based Trumpeter & Composer Markus Rutz Launches New Website

Source: Markus Rutz

Just this autumn I've refined my website and am very happy about the newest version. It's easy to peruse the content within the pages and some more features have been added. One feature available is a share button. For any tune or album that you may enjoy, the option to send a link directly to any place or person is easy to do whether within a social media space or a personal email or text. There are free music download ...

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Event

Marcus Rezak & PR Productions Assemble An All-Star Lineup Ft. Members Of The Doors, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, The Motet & More For Friendsgiving Show At Troubadour In West Hollywood

Marcus Rezak & PR Productions Assemble An All-Star Lineup Ft. Members Of The Doors, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, The Motet & More For Friendsgiving Show At Troubadour In West Hollywood

Source: Michael Ricci

On Friday, November 25th, virtuosic guitarist Marcus Rezak will perform a special Friendsgiving show with an all-star lineup at the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Presented by PR Productions, the three-set performance will feature Felix Pastorius (Hipster Assassins), Dave Watts (The Motet), Wally Ingram (Bob Weir/Phil Lesh), Adam MacDougall (Circles Around the Sun), Ben “Smiley” Silverstein (The Main Squeeze) with special appearances by Robby Krieger (The Doors), Ike Willis (Frank Zappa), Arthur Barrow (Frank Zappa), Scott Page (Pink Floyd), ...

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Music Industry

Jazz Fusion Artist Bob Holz Releases New Single Featuring Former Members Of Spyro Gyra And Jean Luc Ponty Band

Jazz Fusion Artist Bob Holz Releases New Single Featuring Former Members Of Spyro Gyra And Jean Luc Ponty Band

Source: Glass Onyon PR - William James

Jazz fusion drummer Bob Holz released a new single titled “Bob's Blues" on November 15th, 2022. The track was recorded at Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood, CA and features Holz (drums/composer), Ralphe Armstrong (bass), Chet Catallo (guitar), Billy Steinway (piano) and Dave Goldberg (saxophone). The tune explores Holz's love of blending jazz fusion with smooth jazz elements to create a radio friendly atmosphere.  "A live audience's participation charges our performance and results in the band locking into the zone ...

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Music Industry

Making Spirits Bright: Surprising Duo Delivers Spirited Musical Cocktail

Making Spirits Bright: Surprising Duo Delivers Spirited Musical Cocktail

Source: Andrew Thomas

There has never been a more unlikely, nor more compelling, musical mixology for the holidays. And like a truly modern Christmas miracle, it comes complete with irony, humor, and heart. Here’s the recipe: Take one exceptional business executive with a Political Science degree from the American University of Cairo and decades of experience developing telecommunications operations across Southeast Asia. Combine this with a legendary Grammy-winning composer / producer who pioneered jazz/rock fusion as a member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra and ...

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Music Industry

Jazz Dispensary And Vinyl Me, Please Announce A Second Collection Of Reissues

Jazz Dispensary And Vinyl Me, Please Announce A Second Collection Of Reissues

Source: Michael Ricci

Jazz Dispensary is thrilled to partner with Vinyl Me, Please for a second installment of album reissues, following our inaugural collaboration, in 2020. This latest bundle continues our sonic journey with four cosmically funky catalog gems from the early to mid-’70s. The reissues include Bayeté’s boundary-pushing debut, Worlds Around the Sun; Gary Bartz’s uplifting The Shadow Do; Idris Muhammad’s sumptuous Peace and Rhythm; and Melvin Sparks’ cinematic sophomore album, Spark Plug. Offering an elevated listening experience, these carefully selected albums ...

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Award / Grant

Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso Is The Winner Of The 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso Is The Winner Of The 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

Source: AMT Public Relations

As part of NJPAC’s TD James Moody Jazz Festival At a star-studded, sold-out performance held yesterday afternoon on the NJPAC stage, Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso was announced the winner of the 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Hosted by WBGO Radio’s Gary Walker, “The SASSY Awards” featured performances by the competitions top five finalists as well as special appearances by previous winners Tawanda Suessbrich-Joaquim and Gabrielle Cavassa. Recipient of a $5,000 cash award and winner of The SASSY Awards ...

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Website

All About Jazz Premium Musician Page Service Upgrade 2022

All About Jazz Premium Musician Page Service Upgrade 2022

Source: All About Jazz

We have some exciting news to share about a major upgrade to All About Jazz’s Premium Musician page service. We’re talking big, sweeping improvements that have already delivered profound results. Manage Your Content / Maximize Your Presence Prior to the upgrade, a user clicked the green gear icon on their musician page to manage their content (photos, events, albums, etc.) All this, and more, can be done straight from the page’s much-improved update form. Call it improved content handling. WYSIWYG ...


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