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Guitarist Trey Wright releases solo effort, Begin Again

Guitarist Trey Wright releases solo effort, Begin Again

Atlanta's jazz guitar master Trey Wright has released his latest solo effort, “Begin Again". Mr. Wright puts together a moving group of songs inspired by his recovery from a depressive episode in 2016 and dedicated to ex-band mate the late Carl Lindberg (Squat, Grogus, Ok Skool Trio). ”Begin Again" also features Marc Miller (bass: The Atlanta ...

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Cody Carpenter Releases Force Of Nature on Blue Canoe Records

Cody Carpenter Releases Force Of Nature on Blue Canoe Records

Cody Carpenter is at it again with his sophomore release Force Of Nature on Blue Canoe Records. This stunning instrumental prog-rock, fusion effort is the follow-up to the outstanding Interdependence (2018). This prolific songwriter and keyboardist has teamed up with some old friends and new to bring the listener into the prog glory days of Yes ...

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"Elemental" Is Anything But Elementary

"Elemental" Is Anything But Elementary

Low-end powerhouse and former Yellowjacket backbone, Jimmy Haslip collaborates with pianist, composer, arranger, and educator Otmaro Ruíz and virtuosic rhythm guru Jimmy Branly for a project that is a perfect mix of composition and broad audience appeal. Mastered by Grammy nominee Rich Breen (Herbie Hancock, Norah Jones, Peter Erskine, Charlie Haden and more), “elemental" is a ...

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ARC Trio Is An Arc De Triomphe

ARC Trio Is An Arc De Triomphe

About the Band Jimmy Haslip was a founding member and 32-year band mate of The Yellowjackets Mr. Haslip has been nominated for 22 Grammy awards and has won 3. Over his 50+ years of playing, he has contributed to the biggest names in music over a plethora of genres. To list a few: Jazz: Al Jarreau, John Scofield, ...

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"No Small Thing" Is A Big Deal

"No Small Thing" Is A Big Deal

Blue Canoe Records latest release from J-Mood slashes across genres from pop to rock to heartwarming contemporary jazz and deliver rich, mood lifting melody to every listener. No Small Thing is the second release on Blue Canoe Records and is a captivating compilation of covers and intelligent, home-grown numbers that expose the brilliance of the Carrozza clan. Mrs. Jennifer Carrozza is classically ...

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Three Musicians; Three Days; One Magnificent Obsession

Three Musicians; Three Days; One Magnificent Obsession

Take a journey into the creative minds of one of the most adventurous bands of today. The Rocktronix capture on film the birth and evolution of their band including in depth interviews, unedited rehearsal footage, live performances and a full length music video. The Rocktronix came together for the NAMM Bass Bash in 2013. They are a collaborative project drawing ...

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Knowledge Speaks, But Wisdom Listens - Ron Westray's "Jimi Jazz"

Knowledge Speaks, But Wisdom Listens - Ron Westray's "Jimi Jazz"

Blue Canoe Records has released Jimi Jazz from jazz wonder Ron Westray. Westray’s fresh solo take on Jimi Hendrix classics blend bop with contemporary horn and makes it accessible to all listeners. Professor Ron Westary’s professional contributions encompass a stunning list of achievements in the areas of performance, composition, recording and publishing. Since the early nineties he has performed in hundreds ...

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Grammy Award Winner Invites You To Be In His World

Grammy Award Winner Invites You To Be In His World

Friendship, Hope, Joy, Inspiration, Desire, Peace and Strength are just some of the words that can describe the latest Blue Canoe Records release from Grammy Award winner Yonrico Scott. Mr. Scott takes the listener on a funk rock journey through the blues and delivers them with the feel of a gospel revival. On “Be In My World", Scott plays ...

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Chinua Hawk "Finds His Way Back To Life"

Chinua Hawk "Finds His Way Back To Life"

It's “gonna be alright" is the underlying theme of Chinua Hawks's dynamite new release “A Beautifully Complicated Life," produced by Joseph Patrick Moore (Earl Klugh, Stewart Copeland, Bob James). In his fourth full length compilation, Mr. Hawk sings of heartbreak and finding his way back to life. A songwriting partnership with Wyclef Jean and studio support work with Kanye West ...

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Jazz Drumming Legend Jimmy Junebug Jackson Has Died

Jazz Drumming Legend Jimmy Junebug Jackson Has Died

Jazz drumming legend and Blue Canoe Recording Artist Jimmy “Junebug" Jackson has died. He was 55. Jackson's family announced that the musician died on Saturday, January 28th, 2012 in Washington, DC where he lived and performed until his death from congestive heart failure. For over twenty years, Jackson toured the world with legendary organist Jimmy Smith. In his time with Smith, ...