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It's Time To Celebrate! The Indie Collaborative Presents All Faiths Show at Lincoln Center on December 8

It's Time To Celebrate! The Indie Collaborative Presents All Faiths Show at Lincoln Center on December 8

Source: Anne Leighton

On December 8th, the jazz community will be a significant part of an all-ages interfaith musical salute to Diwali, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Years! Known as The Indie Collaborative, this multi award-winning group of Independent Artists, representing a “smorgasbord” of musical genres (roots, classical, hip-hop, jazz, gospel, R&B, children’s, spoken word, musical theater, and “everything in-between”) join together for an Interfaith Holiday Concert in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. This 90-minute, high energy, family-fun concert will combine ...

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New Christmas Song Release by Donna Courtell

New Christmas Song Release by Donna Courtell

Source: Greg Nathan

Donna Courtell playfully sings “I Want a Doll," according to Greg Nathan, Owner/President of Soaring Music Publications, label for the new Christmas song. Ms. Courtell has been a champion of the Great American Songbook throughout her live-performing career. She is the only vocal artist to record “I Want a Doll." Reed-man Paul Biondi has roots in Los Angeles, where he performed with some of the biggest names in the music industry. Mr. Biondi relocated to the Pacific Northwest many years ...

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The Django Kick-Starts The New Year With Pat Martino Tribute, CD Release Concerts, A French Jazz Festival, And More

The Django Kick-Starts The New Year With Pat Martino Tribute, CD Release Concerts, A French Jazz Festival, And More

Source: AMT Public Relations

The Django, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, begins 2022 by opening its doors another day—now, patrons can enjoy jazz in the cellar six days a week Monday-Saturday. On January 6th, The Django stage humbly hosts an evening dedicated to the great guitarist Pat Martino comprising a documentary screening, and tribute concerts by Rick Germanson, four all-star guitarists Peter Bernstein, Dave Stryker, Paul Bollenback and Mark Whitfield, and special guests. The Django plays host to two CD release concerts: drummer Evan ...

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Event

The Grammy Award-Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Will Celebrate Its 19th Season With The Annual Big Beat Gala Fundraiser Hosted By Big Freedia On December 4th

The Grammy Award-Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Will Celebrate Its 19th Season With The Annual Big Beat Gala Fundraiser Hosted By Big Freedia On December 4th

Source: ARE Group

The Grammy award-winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will celebrate its nineteenth season with the first annual Big Beat Gala fundraiser hosted by Big Freedia on Saturday, December 4th. The gala is co-chaired by renowned author Walter Isaacson, Laverne Toombs, Executive Director of the New Orleans Black Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Adonis Rose, Artistic Director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint, was the fourth studio recording by the Orchestra and the first under new ...

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All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2021

All About Jazz Top 10 Tracks: November 2021

Source: All About Jazz

All About Jazz features a free song every day spanning all genres of jazz, and of the tracks featured in November, 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 Say It Again Leon Brenko From: From Now On 06:31 Consolação Bola Sete From: Samba in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse, 1966-1968

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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Announces 2022 Jazz Line-Up

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Announces 2022 Jazz Line-Up

Source: AMT Public Relations

A world of jazz music just minutes from home. 2022 Schedule Sat 1.08 | Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers Series: Brandee Younger Co-presented by the Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers, NJPAC continues its free concert series in 2022 with the hottest harpist on the scene today: Brandee Younger. This event takes place at Bethany Baptist Church at 117 W. Market Street, Newark, NJ. FREE Fri 1.21 @ 8:00 p.m. | George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic with Special Guests 80th Birthday ...

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Cuban Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez - Van Van Discussion On Dec. 3 At Ideal Glass Studios - Performing Buena Vista Social Club Tribute on Dec. 5 At Chelsea Table + Stage

Cuban Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez - Van Van Discussion On Dec. 3 At Ideal Glass Studios - Performing Buena Vista Social Club Tribute on Dec. 5 At Chelsea Table + Stage

Source: Scott Thompson Public Relations

PIANO PHENOM DAYRAMIR GONZÁLEZ Launching the Official Van Van Project Friday, December 3rd-6pm Ideal Glass Studios 9 W. 8th St. New York, NY 10001 Ideal Glass Studios was, and still is, a place for all to transcend the norm and exist in a space where alternative modes of thought and expression are encouraged and celebrated. The Presentation will include 5-6 songs of the Concert, a Q&A followed by a short piano solo set. Doors Open at 6pm. ...

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VMP Announces Vinyl Experience Celebrating Quincy Jones

VMP Announces Vinyl Experience  Celebrating Quincy Jones

Source: All About Jazz

Vinyl Me, Please (VMP) today announces VMP Anthology: The Story of Quincy Jones to celebrate the music, film and TV producer, musician, songwriter, composer, arranger, performer and all-around living legend, Quincy Jones. This exclusive, limited-edition vinyl box set takes listeners on an immersive experience through Jones’ nearly seven decades long career working alongside the biggest names and hottest genres—from bebop to pop, rap to jazz, Miles Davis to Michael Jackson, Ray Charles to Frank Sinatra. VMP Anthology: The Story of ...


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