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Recording

Electric Violin, Vocal Master L. Shankar Unwraps His First Ever Holiday Album

Electric Violin, Vocal Master L. Shankar Unwraps His First Ever Holiday Album

Source: Glass Onyon PR - William James

Celebrate the holidays this year with a little international flavor, courtesy of one of the most widely revered violinists, vocalists and musical geniuses who has collaborated with everyone from Frank Zappa, Peter Gabriel and U2 to Bruce Springsteen, Madonna and many, many more- Indian-born L. Shankar. Known for his incredibly dexterous playing and his unique singing voice, Shankar has earned accolades from across the musical spectrum and has been recruited to perform live for the world’s most demanding talents. Now, ...

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Music Industry

Free Webinar for Jazz Musicians: How to build a professional website for your music on September 29th at 1pm EST

Free Webinar for Jazz Musicians: How to build a professional website for your music on September 29th at 1pm EST

Source: All About Jazz

Have you considered building a new or relaunching an existing website but don’t know where to start? If so, attend the All About Jazz-sponsored Bandzoogle seminar and learn the ins and outs of building a beautiful website that perfectly communicates the essence of you and your music. Join Melanie Kealey from Bandzoogle on September 29th, 1pm EST to learn all about how to build a professional website for your music, including: Why it’s crucial to have your own website; What ...

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Recording

Los Angeles-Based Pianist, Vocalist And Composer Adrianne Duncan Offers Songs Beautiful And Broad In Scope, Leading A Top-Shelf Ensemble On New Album 'Gemini'

Los Angeles-Based Pianist, Vocalist And Composer Adrianne Duncan Offers Songs Beautiful And Broad In Scope, Leading A Top-Shelf Ensemble On New Album 'Gemini'

Source: Two for the Show Media

In honing her own creative voice as a jazz pianist, singer and songwriter, Adrianne Duncan also discovered the ideal way to present it: with the devoted group of musicians and friends heard on her inspired recording Gemini. The versatile rhythm section features Duncan on piano with Dan Lutz on acoustic and electric bass and Jimmy Branly, who mixed the album, on drums. Vibraphonist Nick Mancini achieves a beautiful blend with Duncan’s instrument, serving the multifaceted songs with his fine touch ...

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Recording

Famed Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Releases 'Sing A Song Of Bird Feat. Sheila Jordan, Bob Dorough, Marion Cowings

Famed Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Releases 'Sing A Song Of Bird Feat. Sheila Jordan, Bob Dorough, Marion Cowings

Source: Mouthpiece Music

Vocalist Roseanna Vitro is a favorite among jazz aficionados and musicians alike. That’s why Cedar Walton has said, “Roseanna Vitro, one of my favorite vocalists, sings with a great feeling for jazz. Her readings on major compositions are monumental.” Her outsized talents and passion for the music are matched only by the generosity of her spirit, which shines beautifully on her newest recording Sing a Song of Bird, a celebration of the great and inimitable Charlie Parker. Vitro conceived this ...

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Contest

7 Virtual Jazz Club's Contest 2021 Edition

Source: Valerio Pappi

New website, new rules, new judges, new prizes, new sponsors The 7 Virtual Jazz Club is now in its sixth edition. Jazz artists from around the globe will have the chance to enter the most famous online jazz contest and we're accepting submissions until November 15, 2021. Categories Under 25 Musicians of any nationality aged 25 or younger, with no prior experience with a producer or artistic promotion. Pros & Amateurs All the musicians that do not qualify for the ...

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Recording

Rose City Musician, Brian Eaton, Releases An Unexpected & Eclectic Proggy-Jazz, Bass-Centric Project

Rose City Musician, Brian Eaton, Releases An Unexpected & Eclectic Proggy-Jazz, Bass-Centric Project

Source: Eatin' Records

Musician/Producer and Allegra Drums Artist Brian Eaton released his third full-length album, The Known Space Project, today on his label, Eatin’ Records, available now on digital platforms. Though a bit of a departure from his usual vocal rock sound, Eaton has returned to his jazz/fusion roots. The new instrumental album consists of nine original compositions showcasing the multi-instrumentalist’s diversity as a multi-genre artist and can be streamed or downloaded from here. Duane Williams, who’s featured six tracks from the album ...

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Website

All About Jazz Partners with Sweatshop Studios to create new YouTube Channel and High Definition Video Content

All About Jazz Partners with Sweatshop Studios to create new YouTube Channel and High Definition Video Content

Source: All About Jazz

All About Jazz—a leading provider of jazz content on the internet since 1995—has partnered with New York-based Sweatshop Studios to produce stunning videos of exceptional quality featuring the very best and brightest in jazz, from emerging talents to established stars. Each video combines performance footage with an interview to give viewers an up-close and personal look at an artist—from the bandstand to the backstage. For a sense of what to expect from an All About Jazz / Sweatshop Studios presentation, ...

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Performance / Tour

Chelsea Table + Stage: New York's New Hotspot

Chelsea Table + Stage: New York's New Hotspot

Source: Scott Thompson Public Relations

Chelsea Table + Stage is New York's newest hotspot for intimate dining and music. Offering a wide variety of American-fare menu items, with curated wine + cocktails, audiences can experience some of the best touring performers in the world featured alongside local emerging artists. Chelsea Table + Stage opens the doors to hospitality, entertainment, and enjoyment every night, featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting, a 10-seat in-theatre bar, lofted VIP mezzanine for private groups, and table seating for the perfect date ...


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