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Content by tag "Jeff Kashiwa"

NEWS: EVENT

Shaken, Not Stirred: Texas Jazz Crooner Returns To Metropolitan Room With "A Saloon Jazz Mixology"

Shaken, Not Stirred: Texas Jazz Crooner Returns To Metropolitan Room With "A Saloon Jazz Mixology"

The number-one male jazz singer in the home of the Alamo returns to the Big Apple the first week of the New Year for his fourth headline appearance at the popular Metropolitan Room, 34 W. 22nd Street. Ken Slavin’s new show, “Cocktails With Ken: A Saloon Jazz Mixology" is slated for Thursday, January 7, at 9:30 p.m. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman: Fountain of Youth

Read "Fountain of Youth" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

If Fountain of Youth isn't the zenith of The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman it is difficult to imagine what would be. You can't get much more Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman than a Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman album featuring only Russ Freeman. It's a Russ Freeman solo album brilliantly disguised as a Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman album. ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Brian Culbertson And Kompoz.com Collaborate On "Another Long Night Out" Contest

Brian Culbertson And Kompoz.com Collaborate On "Another Long Night Out" Contest

Kompoz artists to borrow elements from the hitmaker’s “Beautiful Liar” to create a brand new song Miami, FL: Jazz is collaborative by definition and contemporary jazz chart-topper Brian Culbertson is opening the door for users of the Kompoz site to utilize original tracks from his song “Beautiful Liar” as source material to create an entirely new song ...

NEWS: EVENT

Culbertson Is Going Back To School

Culbertson Is Going Back To School

Contemporary jazz star will return for “Another Long Night Out” at DePaul University School of Music 20 years after the release of the debut album that he recorded while a student of the university. Los Angeles, CA: An accomplished alum currently possessing the No. 1 Billboard contemporary jazz album and single for two weeks and counting, multi-instrumentalist ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Brian Culbertson’s "Another Long Night Out" Debuts At No. 1

Brian Culbertson’s "Another Long Night Out" Debuts At No. 1

Hitmaker revisits his contemporary jazz roots joined by an all-star cast to reinterpret his debut album 20 years later. Los Angeles, Calif. (7 March 2014): Twenty years after the release of his debut album, “Long Night Out,” award-winning contemporary jazz/R&B multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson completely reimagined the collection as “Another Long Night Out,” his 14th album and first ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Jazz Jackpot: Jazz And Soul Stars To Light Up The City Of Lights

Las Vegas Jazz Festival slated for September 27-29, 2013 headlines Charlie Wilson, India.Arie, Jeffrey Osborne, Euge Groove, Kem and Anthony Hamilton Phoenix, Arizona (8 August 2013): More than 24 contemporary jazz and R&B high rollers promise to make the Las Vegas Jazz Festival a winning bet. Tickets are now on sale for the 3-day music and lifestyle ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Big Hooks And Big Horns Power Saxman’s Soulful “Pulse”

Steve Cole’s 7th album due September 17th preceded by “With You All The Way” Minneapolis, MN: Rather apropos that saxophonist Steve Cole covered the soul classic “Going In Circles” on his forthcoming “Pulse” album, his 7th solo disc, which he produced and wrote with fellow saxophonist David Mann. Honest and organic are vital qualities to Cole, whose ...

NEWS: RECORDING

“Feels Like Home” Thanks To Saxman MacArthur’s Friends

Album “Sanctified” by the appearance of Brian Bromberg, Rick Braun, Jeff Lorber and Jeff Golub Tampa, FL: “When are you going to let me make a record with you?” For years, Grammy-nominated bassist Brian Bromberg posed this question to saxophonist Mike MacArthur. Finally the saxman acquiesced. He grabbed his tenor horn, hopped a jet and camped out ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rico Belled's "XR7" Now Available at ITunes, Amazon and CD Baby!

Rico Belled's "XR7" Now Available at ITunes, Amazon and CD Baby!

Back Scratch Music is pleased to announce the release of Rippingtons bassist Rico Belled's sophomore album called XR7. Featuring Chris Coleman, Jeff Kashiwa, Dave Karasony, Andy Langham, Jonathan Dresel, Katisse Buckingham, Ronnie Gutierrez, Bill Heller, Scheila Gonzalez and many more fantastic musicians, XR7 is bursting with energy. Ten original compositions take the listener from 70ies Funk ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rippingtons Bassist Rico Belled To Release Sophomore Album "XR7" On May 9th 2012

Rippingtons Bassist Rico Belled To Release Sophomore Album "XR7" On May 9th 2012

Multi-instrumentalist Rico Belled will release his follow-up to “The Pursuit Of Comfort", called XR7, on May 9th 2012. Consisting of ten brand new originals, the record is an homage to his beloved 1973 Mercury Cougar XR7 and machines in general, featuring musical adventures in many different genres; from Funk to Electronica, from Latin to Pop, but ...