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Recording

Maripat Davis And Richard Osborn Are Proud To Announce The Release Of The Duet Recording, 'Here's To Love'

Maripat Davis And Richard Osborn Are Proud To Announce The Release Of The   Duet Recording, 'Here's To Love'

Source: Lampkin Publicity Service

Here's To Love is a collection of material from the worlds of Pop, Musical Theater, R&B, Country, and the Great American Songbook. Selections include “Old Devil Moon" and “This Could Be the Start of Something Big,” to the country flavored version of “Son of A Preacher Man" and the fun duet “I Wish I Were In Love Again/I'll Never Fall in Love Again," to the cool new arrangement of the R&B song “All of Me." “Here's To Love" features solos ...

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Website

All About Jazz Launches Gig Finder as part of Premium Musician Page Service

All About Jazz Launches Gig Finder as part of Premium Musician Page Service

Source: All About Jazz

All About Jazz's new Gig Finder service helps musicians & booking agents identify jazz performance venues around the globe. A uniquely AAJ creation. we've re-imagined our extensive database of venues, festivals, radio stations, and publicity firms to help our professional users dig for gigs and make business connections. Unlocking the awesome power of Gig Finder only requires purchasing our premium musician page service. You can learn about AAJ's acclaimed Premium Musician Page service here. Existing Premium Musician Page customers are ...

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Festival

Grammy/Emmy Winning Composer Gordon Goodwin Makes Feature Film Debut In 'knights Of Swing' + Hollywood Bowl Jazz Fest June 26

Grammy/Emmy Winning Composer Gordon Goodwin Makes Feature Film Debut In 'knights Of Swing' + Hollywood Bowl Jazz Fest June 26

Source: 1888 Media

Multiple Grammy/Emmy Award winning composer/arranger Gordon Goodwin has added actor to his storied resume with a spirited cameo as “Mr. Hughes,” the lead judge presiding over the California Battle of the Bands in the jazz-driven period piece, 'Knights of Swing,’ a late 40s era coming-of-age journey that follows the challenges,disappointments and successes of six high school boys, and the girls who join them to form a really swingin’ big band. Goodwin relished the opportunity, “I have worked in film for ...

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Recording

Accomplished Musicianship Of Instrumental Drum & Vibes Duo Cliffwalker Delightfully Teeters On The Edge Of Chaos With 'Punching Clocks' Single

Accomplished Musicianship Of Instrumental Drum & Vibes Duo Cliffwalker Delightfully Teeters On The Edge Of Chaos With 'Punching Clocks' Single

Source: Fanatic Promotion

Cliff Hayes (Buellton), A. Walker Spring (Old Time Relijun) evoke a '70s-era sensory experience ala Philip Glass, “The Holy Mountain,” and Tangerine Dream as CLIFFWALKER. CLIFFWALKER is not just a cool name for a band. The Portland, Oregon-based instrumental duo of Cliff Hayes (Bass, Keys) and A. Walker Spring (Vibes, Drums, Keys, Guitar) are just lucky to be named that way. To take the serendipity a step (sorry, had to) further, the sound of the pair’s upcoming “Painted Gray Sky” ...

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Recording

Austrian Saxophonist Lukas Gabric Releases 'Double Standard'

Austrian Saxophonist Lukas Gabric Releases 'Double Standard'

Source: Lukas Gabric

Austrian tenor saxophonist, composer, and musicologist Dr. Lukas Gabric (1987) is hailed by Thomas Gansch and Joel Frahm as a “master musician” with “breathtaking tenor virtuosity” and already made a mark on the international jazz scene. His performance and pedagogical activities have taken him to the USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, Spain, Slovenia, China, South Korea, Mongolia, and Brazil. Throughout his formative years, Dr. Gabric was selected as a member of the European Generations Unit at the biannual Festival in ...

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Contest

Registration For The 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Is Now Open

Registration For The 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Is Now Open

Source: AMT Public Relations

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced the opening of the 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. The search is on for the next great jazz singer! Solo vocalists from around the world are encouraged to submit their entries before September 6, 2022, by visiting SarahVaughanCompetition.com. In the Fall 2022, the Top Five Finalists will be announced followed by a star-studded final performance on the iconic NJPAC stage. The Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition, also known as ...

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Recording

Victoria-Based vocalist Alli Bean Presents Her Debut: Outside Voice

Victoria-Based vocalist Alli Bean Presents Her Debut: Outside Voice

Source: Alli Bean

Debut Album Release Party – June 5, 2022 at Hermann's Jazz Club Alli Bean is pleased to announce the upcoming release of her debut album, Outside Voice. This is a major move on a mission to share her message with a wider audience. “The instrumentation... is truly a beautiful work of art, taking listeners into an alternate reality full of soulful vibes and inner peace. Alli’s vocal performance ... is phenomenal and the ambience to it is the perfect touch ...

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Performance / Tour

The Django Welcomes Summer With Today’s Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, And Hot Latin Tuesday Nights

The Django Welcomes Summer With Today’s Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, And Hot Latin Tuesday Nights

Source: AMT Public Relations

The Django, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, brings another month of stellar jazz by some of the field’s heroes alongside young, emerging artists. Two new albums are released on The Django stage in June: Together Again by the leading swing band, Danny Jonokuchi and The Revisionists (6/8) followed by The Lighting of the Lamps by saxophonist Grant Stewart (6/17). In addition, you can find regular guests this month including: Thursday nights with Ken Fowser Quintet featuring guest trumpeter Jeremy Pelt ...


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