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Encuentro Music to Release Reginald Policard’s Global Jazz Album 'Boarding Pass' in Label Debut

Encuentro Music to Release Reginald Policard’s Global Jazz Album  'Boarding Pass' in Label Debut

Source: Dog Ranch Music PR

Called “the most valued Haitian pianist in the jazz scene”, versatile pianist, author, and composer Reginald Policard has evolved through decades of playing different styles of music such as konpa, jazz, latin jazz and fusion to arrive at his personal style. Together with special guests from all over the world, Reginald brings the musical traditions of Haiti, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and American jazz to Boarding Pass, an exciting and fresh blend of musical cultures, to be released on ...

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Event

Hollywood Jazz Orchestra Play The Grape—Ventura's Only Jazz Club on May 23, 2024

Hollywood Jazz Orchestra Play The Grape—Ventura's Only Jazz Club on May 23, 2024

Source: David W Payne

The Hollywood Jazz Orchestra is coming to The Grape, Ventura's only Jazz Club, Thursday May 23rd @ 7.30 p.m. The 16 piece Hollywood Jazz Orchestra is led by Conductor, Composer, Arranger Charley Harrison, who has also been the Director of UCLA Jazz Orchestra since 2004. Over the years, Harrison has had compositions and arrangements performed by Jazz greats, like Kurt Elling, Cedar Walton, Joe Williams and The Count Basie Orchestra. Harrison says “ We will be premiering new work from ...

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Event

2024 NEA Jazz Masters Honored At Free Events

2024 NEA Jazz Masters Honored At Free Events

Source: Silky Sullivan

Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will celebrate the 2024 NEA Jazz Masters at a series of public events April 11-13, 2024, in Washington, DC, culminating in a free tribute concert on Saturday, April 13. The 2024 NEA Jazz Masters tribute concert will include virtuoso vocalist and pianist Amina Claudine Myers, prolific saxophonist Gary Bartz, Grammy-winning trumpet player and composer Terence Blanchard, and writer and Artistic Director ...

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Event

Fela Kuti MFM Zoom Roundtable Discussion Set For April 19, 2024

Fela Kuti MFM Zoom Roundtable Discussion Set For April 19, 2024

Source: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi aka SoSaLa

MFM Presents “Music Is Essential," a Zoom Roundtable Discussion on the Legacy and Impact of Fela Kuti’s Music and Activism on the African Continent, with Special guests who knew or worked with the godfather of Afrobeat. Date: Friday, April 19, 2024—Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m. ET Venue: ZOOM—Ticket: $5 (up to 100 for sale. Save your seat TODAY!) Get Ticket Zoom host and PR Campaign manager: Adam Reifsteck This event is produced by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi aka SoSaLa (MFM President and ...

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Recording

Juliet Varnedoe Jazz Band Release 'Cajun Bleu'

Juliet Varnedoe Jazz Band Release 'Cajun Bleu'

Source: Juliet Varnedoe

Innovative New York-based jazz vocalist songwriter Juliet Varnedoe is set to release her debut album Cajun Bleu on April 12th 2024, presenting her imaginative interpretation of Cajun musical traditions. As a producer and songwriter, Varnedoe brings a highly original blend of music that combines New Orleans blues with the French cabaret drama of Juliette Gréco and the lyrical wit of Blossom Dearie. Growing up in Louisiana with a German father and Cajun mother, Juliet’s formative years were filled with sounds ...

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Performance / Tour

April 18: New England Conservatory Jazz Orchestra Presents 'High Life: The Music Of Wayne Shorter'

April 18: New England Conservatory Jazz Orchestra Presents 'High Life: The Music Of Wayne Shorter'

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

Legendary jazz composer and saxophonist Wayne Shorter, who passed away on March 2, 2023, left a monumental artistic legacy. The NEC Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Shorter with High Life: The Music of Wayne Shorter, the orchestra’s final concert of the season, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 in NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. Special guest Carl Atkins, founding director of NEC’s Afro-American Studies and Jazz Departments, and NEC Jazz Studies Co-Chair Ken Schaphorst lead the orchestra ...

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Performance / Tour

April 17: New England Conservatory's Contemporary Musical Arts Dept Reimagines Music Of David Bowie

April 17: New England Conservatory's Contemporary Musical Arts Dept Reimagines Music Of David Bowie

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

Hear David Bowie’s music as you’ve never heard it before on Wednesday, April 17 when New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Musical Arts Department pays tribute to an icon of pop culture in The Music of David Bowie, a program curated by faculty member Lautaro Mantilla in collaboration with Eden MacAdam-Somer and Anthony Coleman. For 50 years, David Bowie created a body of work that expanded the boundaries of pop culture, musical styles, gender, sexuality, social justice, protest, and fashion. “In a ...

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Performance / Tour

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents On April 19 At Carnegie Hall - World Premiere Of Cyrus Chestnut’s Power In The Blood - Beethoven: Christ On The Mount Of Olives!

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents On April 19 At Carnegie Hall - World Premiere Of Cyrus Chestnut’s Power In The Blood - Beethoven: Christ On The Mount Of Olives!

Source: Scott Thompson Public Relations

The Cecilia Chorus of New York with Maestro Cyrus Chestnut at Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 19th at 8 PM Two Passion stories, each a gripping musical narrative: Beethoven’s edge-of-your-seat Christ on the Mount of Olives features high-wire solos, dramatic choruses, and full orchestra. Cyrus Chestnut’s electrifying Power in the Blood is a cycle of spirituals arranged for chorus, vocal soloists and acoustic jazz trio. Performances are presented in two halves. At this historic world-premiere, Chestnut himself—whom Time magazine called ...


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