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Music Industry

Son Brings Father's Promised Melody to Fruition

Son Brings Father's Promised Melody to Fruition

Source: Greg Nathan

The song “In the Autumn Years" is the title track of a new album being released this Monday by Soaring Music Publications. “In the Autumn Years" is a 70-year-old melody written by Charles Nathan. Charles was recognized in 1953 by BMI with a Certificate of Achievement for the “great national popularity" of his melody from “Say You're Mine Again," which was one of Perry Como's greatest hits. Also in 1953, Charles wrote the music and words of the song “In ...

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Recording

Bassist Yosef Gutman Levitt Features Masterful Guitarist Gilad Hekselman On The Rapturously Melodic 'Why Ten?'

Bassist Yosef Gutman Levitt Features Masterful Guitarist Gilad Hekselman On The Rapturously Melodic 'Why Ten?'

Source: Yosef Gutman Levitt

In what promises to be a prolific 2024 for the recently formed Soul Song Records, bassist and composer Yosef Gutman Levitt is proud to announce the release of Why Ten? featuring one of the world’s finest jazz guitarists, the renowned Gilad Hekselman. Why Ten? follows up Levitt’s captivating 2023 release Soul Song, an inspired outing with the great Lionel Loueke on guitar. This remarkable showcase finds the Tel Aviv–born, New York–based Hekselman in the company of Levitt on upright and ...

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Event

Youth Trumpet Scholars Inaugural Event For So Cal Student Musicians, September 21-22, 2024

Youth Trumpet Scholars Inaugural Event For So Cal Student Musicians, September 21-22, 2024

Source: Mouthpiece Music

Student Musicians to Perform with, Attend Master Classes with World-Renowned Trumpeters Wayne Bergeron, Andrea Giuffredi & Alex Sipiagin! On September 21 and 22, local area trumpet students will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform onstage and attend highly-involved Master Classes with trumpet legends, Wayne Bergeron, jazz artist Alex Sipiagin, virtuoso Andrea Giuffredi and the entire Grammy-winning all-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra. This special music-education-oriented two-day gala will be held at the prestigious Barclay Center in Irvine, California. Approximately 50-plus trumpet student ...

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Recording

Taiwanese Pianist Yu-Chen Tseng Releases Debut Album Of Original Compositions - 'Gratitude Voyage: Embarking'

Taiwanese Pianist Yu-Chen Tseng Releases Debut  Album Of Original Compositions - 'Gratitude Voyage: Embarking'

Source: Yu-Chen Tseng

Taiwanese jazz pianist Yu-Chen Tseng recently released his debut jazz album, Gratitude Voyage: Embarking. The album's title reflects Tseng's gratitude to his family and all those who have supported him. This album has attracted considerable attention in New York for its outstanding performance and arrangements, highlighting Tseng's profound musical expertise and distinctive creative style. The album comprises seven original compositions by Tseng, each illustrating his deep comprehension of music and respect for culture. Among them, “Guan-Yin", inspired by the Buddhist ...

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Recording

Is Corinne's Tickled Pink The New Black This Summer?

Is Corinne's Tickled Pink The New Black This Summer?

Source: Corinne Mammana

Evocative and provocative, Tickled Pink, the latest single release from Corinne, out now and available everywhere, infuses a modern spin on bossa jazz. She flirts with a pop sensibility, as well as her lyrical romantic subject, yet maintains the integrity of the traditional style. The song is both an instant throwback to another time and a modern classic. With just one listen, your toes feel equally buried in the sandy beaches of Rio ’24 or ’64. Corinne is an old ...

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Festival

West Kowloon Cultural District Presents First 'Jazz Signatures' Concert Series With Acclaimed Us Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire’s Hong Kong Debut At Xiqu Centre

West Kowloon Cultural District Presents First 'Jazz Signatures' Concert Series With Acclaimed Us Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire’s Hong Kong Debut At Xiqu Centre

Source: Bolton & Quinn

The West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD or the District), is thrilled to launch the “Jazz Signatures” concert series, a brand-new programme featuring leading international jazz stars and noteworthy emerging acts in performance at the Grand Theatre of the Xiqu Centre, the flagship performing arts venue of the West Kowloon Cultural District. Getting the series off the ground is Ambrose Akinmusire, the world-renowned American trumpeter, and his quartet who will make their Hong Kong debut on 26 July 2024 (Friday). Tickets ...

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Recording

Chicago bassist and composer Andrew Vogt gets back to basics with full-length album 'Awakening'

Chicago bassist and composer Andrew Vogt gets back to basics  with full-length album 'Awakening'

Source: All About Jazz

Tracks include genius remake of Beatles’ classic “Eleanor Rigby” Album Release Show + Birthday Party 8-10pm CDT, July 17, 2024 Fulton Street Collective 1821 West Hubbard Street Chicago, IL 60622 In the analogue age, it would have been hard for a musician as omni-dimensional as Chicago’s Andrew Vogt to build a credible profile embracing the sweep of genres in which he is active. Back then, music was tribal and monotheistic and binary choices were as complicated as it ...

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Recording

Brooklyn Funk Essentials Releases Re-Recorded Classic Songs 'Blow Your Brains Out' And 'Brooklyn Recycles' From Pivotal Debut Record 'Cool And Steady And Easy'

Brooklyn Funk Essentials Releases Re-Recorded Classic Songs 'Blow Your Brains Out' And 'Brooklyn Recycles' From Pivotal Debut Record 'Cool And Steady And Easy'

Source: Peter Quinn

Celebrating 30 years to the date since the release of their pivotal debut album Cool And Steady And Easy, cult acid-jazz ensemble Brooklyn Funk Essentials are back today with the release of a new double-single comprised of reimagined versions of two classic songs from the Arthur Baker-produced record: “Blow Your Brains Out" and “Brooklyn Recycles". Listen here via Dorado Records. “This f**ker's nine minutes long?!" “Yeah, just long enough to blow your brains out!" This was the recorded exchange between ...


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