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Book / Magazine

Composer / Percussionist / Author Adam Rudolph Publishes 'Sonic Elements' For Instrumentalists And Composers

Composer / Percussionist / Author Adam Rudolph Publishes 'Sonic Elements' For Instrumentalists And Composers

Source: Adam Rudolph

With Sonic Elements, composer and percussionist Adam Rudolph presents exciting and innovative ideas about intervals, harmony, and rhythms. He also expands upon his rhythm concept of “Cyclic Verticalism”, which he first presented in his 2006 book Pure Rhythm. Written for performers, students, educators, and composers, as well as anyone interested in music, Sonic Elements is a unique and profound contribution to books on music pedagogy and philosophy. In the introduction to Sonic Elements Rudolph writes: “The purpose of this ...

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Event

South Jersey Jazz Society Announces Lineup for the Pat Martino Celebration of Life Experience Set for November 3-6 in Somers Point, NJ

South Jersey Jazz Society Announces Lineup for the Pat Martino Celebration of Life Experience Set for November 3-6 in Somers Point, NJ

Source: DL Media

South Jersey Jazz Society presents a Celebration of Life and Legacy of the great jazz guitarist Pat Martino at this year’s Jazz @ the Point Festival, which runs from November 3 through 6 at Gateway Playhouse and Gregory's Restaurant in Somers Point, New Jersey. Artists performing at the festival include influential musicians and jazz icons who have interacted with Martino throughout the guitarist’s illustrious career that spanned more than five decades before he passed away in 2021. The four-day event ...

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Recording

Robben Ford and Bill Evans New Album 'Common Ground' Out On September 30th On MPS

Robben Ford and Bill Evans New Album 'Common Ground' Out  On September 30th On MPS

Source: Michael Ricci

MPS is proud to announce the release of the newest project by Robben Ford and Bill Evans, called Common Ground on September 30th, 2022. The multiple times Grammy nominees Ford and Evans have shared the stage in Europe, North America and even Japan and already released a collaborative album called The Sun Room together in 2019 (earMUSIC). With the jazz rock album Common Ground they continue their creative relationship as Evans explains. “Every now and then, like-minded musicians are able ...

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Event

New Jersey Jazz Society 50th Anniversary Concert Set For October 9th

New Jersey Jazz Society 50th Anniversary Concert Set For October 9th

Source: Sanford Josephson

During the early 1970s, New Jersey jazz fans would gather at the Chester Inn to hear Chuck Slate’s Traditional Jazz Band or at the Hillside Lounge (also in Chester) to see cornetist Wild Bill Davison, or alto saxophonist Rudy Powell, or guitarist Al Casey. In October 1972, under the leadership of the late Jack Stine, these informal gatherings were transformed into regular concerts as the New Jersey Jazz Society was created. On October 9, 2022, the New Jersey Jazz Society ...

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Recording

Guitarist Greg Chako 'Friends, Old And New' Release Date: October 14th With Brazilian Flair!

Guitarist Greg Chako 'Friends, Old And New' Release Date: October 14th With Brazilian Flair!

Source: Scott Thompson Public Relations

A Cincinnati-born leader who's recorded in Singapore, with Australian and American players all living in Japan, playing all-original Latin-American Jazz—a truly unique sound! His travels have brought him many friends, old and new! Friends, Old and New Release Date: October 14th Label: Mint 400 Records & Raining Music “Recalls those exciting hard blowing sessions of the 1960’s which featured Hank Mobley, Donald Byrd, and Jackie McLean... with an effective mix of hard bop and Latin rhythms guaranteed to ...

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Crowdfunding Campaign

Scott Sawyer 'Change Of Scene' With Oteil Burbridge & Scott Amendola

Scott Sawyer 'Change Of Scene' With Oteil Burbridge & Scott Amendola

Source: Jon Sawyer

Hello, greetings from the San Francisco Bay Area... I'm proud to announce this IndieGogo Campaign for my brother Scott's new album, recorded in November of 2021 at Panoramic House in Stinson Beach, CA; Scott Sawyer on guitar, Oteil Burbridge on bass and Scott Amendola on drums. While this is a jazz album, it's far from straight-ahead. Four Scott Sawyer original tunes and covers by Ron Brendle, Miles Davis, Jerry Garcia, and the Doors. All music on the IndieGoGo promotional ...

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Recording

NYC Artist Sweet Megg Releases New Western Swing Album 'My Window Faces The South'

NYC Artist Sweet Megg Releases New Western Swing Album 'My Window Faces The South'

Source: EMPKT PR

NYC eclectic jazz artist Sweet Megg (Megg Farrell) introduces her new Western Swing album, entitled My Window Faces the South, out on September 16, 2022 on Turtle Bay Records. The album consists of 11 tracks representing a broad range of early 20th century American music composed by some of the biggest songwriting legends, including Hoagy Carmichael, Fats Waller, and the “King of Western Swing” Bob Wills. Megg splits her time between Nashville and Brooklyn, so it was fitting that she ...

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Music Industry

Bass Meets Tuba - Tubaist Ralph Hepola Records With Legendary Bassist Bob Bowman

Bass Meets Tuba - Tubaist Ralph Hepola Records With Legendary Bassist Bob Bowman

Source: Ralph Hepola

The tuba is one of the most powerful and prominent instruments in the symphony orchestra. Tubaist Ralph Hepola has played on outstanding classical recordings (see selected discography below), but this summer he’s recording with world-class jazz musicians including a giant among bass players: legendary bassist Bob Bowman has toured and recorded with Freddie Hubbard, Carmen McRae, Bud Shank, Karrin Allyson, Bobby Watson, Steve Houghton, John Stowell, Bob Sheppard, Steve Allee, the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra and the Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin ...


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