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Festival

Montreal Jazz Festival - Music Plays Through July 9

Montreal Jazz Festival - Music Plays Through July 9

Source: Ann Braithwaite

The 42nd Festival International de Jazz de Montréal continues through Saturday, July 9 with amazing music and events! Must-See Shows Pink Martini featuring China Forbes Opener : Amanda Tosoff Feat. Emilie-Claire Barlow ÉVÉNEMENTS SPÉCIAUX TD July 5 and 6, 7:30 P.M. Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier Woodkid Opener : Awir Leon LES RYTHMES MOLSON EXPORT July 5 and 6, 8:30 P.M. MTELUS CRi LES PERFORMANCES July 6, 9:30 P.M. TD ...

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Contest

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest – Live Round - Semifinalists Announced

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest – Live Round - Semifinalists Announced

Source: Valerio Pappi

The Jury has decided and we are proud to present the semifinalists of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest's 7th edition. Jazz lovers worldwide can vote for their favorite semifinalists on our website by giving 1 (minimum) to 5 (maximum) notes. The musician with the most votes in each category will win the Web Community Prize. Vote Pros & Amateurs Category Julia Perminova (Switzerland) Federico Calcagno & The Dolphians (Italy) Aurel Violas Trio (France) Zamir (Israel) Sebastian de Urquiza Unity ...

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Recording

Dan Papirany's New Album 'I Trio' Is A Unique Individual Project

Dan Papirany's New Album 'I Trio' Is A Unique Individual Project

Source: Dan Papirany

Multi-instrumentalist Dan Papirany has released I Trio, an album of mostly original compositions with the exception of “Groove Evolution” by Brett Loretz who also plays trumpet on the track. I Trio has a mixture of compositional influences. Two compositions were inspired by Steve Gadd drumbeats. In the composition “Fifty Ways To Leave Your Blubber” Papirany utilises Gadd’s “Fifty Ways” drum beat which was originally featured on a Paul Simon song. The “Mozambique” drumbeat is also associated with Gadd, and it ...

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Festival

42nd Le Festival International De Jazz De Montreal: June 30-July 9, 2022

42nd Le Festival International De Jazz De Montreal: June 30-July 9, 2022

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, kicks off on June 30, treating audiences to headlining acts at the heart of downtown Montréal until July 9, 2022. In total, more than 350 concerts are on the program, 2/3 of which are free, on a pedestrian-only site. Here’s a peek at what’s going to make this a better-than-ever festival edition. JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS Opener : Ariane ...

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Recording

Brazilian Pianist, Vocalist, Composer, And Arranger Ricardo Bacelar Releases First Single, 'O Último Pôr Do So' From His Forthcoming Album Congênito

Brazilian Pianist, Vocalist, Composer, And Arranger Ricardo Bacelar Releases  First Single, 'O Último Pôr Do So' From His Forthcoming Album Congênito

Source: ARE Group

On July 1, Brazilian pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger Ricardo Bacelar will release the first single, “O último por do sol," from his forthcoming album entitled Congênito. The full album represents a departure from his previous recordings and features Bacelar as the project's sole producer, vocalist, arranger, and instrumentalist. It is being released on his record label Jasmin Music. “O último por do sol" was written by songwriters Lenine and Lula Quiroga and recounts lost love. Bacelar's recording features a ...

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Education

A Revolution In Music Education: Contemporary Musical Arts At New England Conservatory, Celebrating 50 Years Of Training The Complete Musician

A Revolution In Music Education: Contemporary Musical Arts At New England Conservatory, Celebrating 50 Years Of Training The Complete Musician

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

Since 1972, the Contemporary Musical Arts (formerly CI/Contemporary Improvisation) program at New England Conservatory has been at the forefront of creative musical expression. The department marks five decades of crossing boundaries, pushing limits, and training creative contemporary musicians and artists with a year- long celebration featuring faculty, students and alumni in a full season of cutting-edge musical events. During the 2022-2023 fiftieth anniversary season, the CMA program celebrates alumni with residencies featuring cross-genre improviser Satoko Fujii, singer- songwriter Aoife O’Donovan, ...

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Website

All About Jazz Top 10 Songs: June 2022

All About Jazz Top 10 Songs: June 2022

Source: All About Jazz

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the tracks featured in June, these ten represent our reader's favorites as indicated by total listens. Musicians and record labels can submit full length MP3s for consideration here. Enjoy! Top Tracks Clicked On Romance Ori Dagan From: Click Right Here 02:30 ¿Nada? ¡Nunca! Gaute Storsve From: El Gran Gotzilla 06:29 Summer Color ...

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Recording

Tenor Saxophonist Walt Weiskopf Reconvenes His Celebrated European Quartet On 'Diamonds And Other Jewels,' Arriving August 19 On Amm Records

Tenor Saxophonist Walt Weiskopf Reconvenes His Celebrated European Quartet On 'Diamonds And Other Jewels,' Arriving August 19 On Amm Records

Source: Terri Hinte Publicity

Waylaid by the COVID-19 pandemic, tenor saxophonist Walt Weiskopf and his European Quartet return with a vengeance on Diamonds and Other Jewels, set for an August 19 release on AMM Records. A collection of Weiskopf originals (and one standard), it demonstrates the powerful chemistry Weiskopf shares with pianist Carl Winther, bassist Andreas Lang, and drummer Anders Mogensen—matched by their audible relish at being back together. The album is the sixth release by the acclaimed quartet, assembled by Weiskopf in winter ...


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