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Duane Eubanks' "Things Of That Particular Nature" Available January 2015!

Duane Eubanks' "Things Of That Particular Nature" Available January 2015!

The great trumpeter Duane Eubanks will release his new recording—Things of That Particular Nature—on January 20, 2015 Sometimes all one needs to move along is a little prompting. With a bit of discipline, motivation and, maybe, a little help from the Universe, opportunities will arise and lead the willing to his goal. jny: Philadelphia trumpeter, Duane Eubanks is ...

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Paquito D'Rivera's "Jazz Meets The Classics" Out On Aug. 5th!

Paquito D'Rivera's "Jazz Meets The Classics" Out On Aug. 5th!

Legendary Cuban born woodwind master Paquito D'Rivera will release his new classical meets jazz fusion recording on his own Paquito Records on August 5th! The border between classical and jazz music has always been a fluid one, with composers from each camp finding inspiration on both sides of the divide. It wasn’t long ago that Darius Milhaud, ...

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New Bob Stewart Release On Sunnyside Records!

New Bob Stewart Release On Sunnyside Records!

Bob Stewart's Connections – Mind The Gap will be released on Sunnyside Records on August 5th! Master tuba player and educator Bob Stewart recognizes how fortunate he has been to be affiliated with musical legends and peers who have displayed generosity in allowing him to present his unique conception of tuba playing to receptive audiences. His new ...

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Salsa Legend Rubén Blades Performs "Tangos"!

Salsa Legend Rubén Blades Performs "Tangos"!

Salsa legend Rubén Blades performs his classic compositions as tangos on the upcoming Sunnyside release, Tangos (June 24)! The best songs are those that provide messages that reach beyond the genre into which they are born. There are lyrics that can move people deeply, even when the composer and listener are separated by oceans. The tremendous poet, composer ...

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Previously Unreleased Music From Afro-Cuban Legend Aldo Del Rio!

Previously Unreleased Music From Afro-Cuban Legend Aldo Del Rio!

Previously Unreleased Music from Afro-Cuban Legend Aldo del Rio to be released on Sunnyside Records on June 10, 2014! The best method in which to experience a culture is to go directly to the source. There is no better place to spend time absorbing the nuances of art and song than where they evolved. There might not ...

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New John Escreet Featuring Evan Parker On Sunnyside (5/13)!

New John Escreet Featuring Evan Parker On Sunnyside (5/13)!

Jazz and contemporary improvised music have had numerous iconoclasts, who questioned and reshaped forms that they inherited, and, as an aural tradition, the music develops as these boundary pushers collaborate and share their knowledge, so the future generations of musicians can push ahead. Pianist/composer John Escreet knew that he wanted to perform with just such a musician ...

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New CD From Armen Donelian Slated For 4/15!

New CD From Armen Donelian Slated For 4/15!

Pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator Armen Donelian has carved out an enviable career spanning four decades, including seminal stints with Jazzmen Sonny Rollins, Billy Harper, Chet Baker, and Mongo Santamaria. But two other streams – Classical and Middle Eastern music – have influenced Donelian’s artistic direction. His new double album Sayat-Nova: Songs Of My Ancestors, his ...

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Tigran's "Shadow Theater" Slated For Us Release On 4/15!

Tigran's "Shadow Theater" Slated For Us Release On 4/15!

When Armenian born pianist, keyboardist and occasional singer Tigran saw a traditional Armenian shadow theater for the first time, he felt the power of ambiguity. The silhouetted figures have no faces, and they seem to be hiding multitudes of meaning; in that darkness, the viewer must place her own story. With Shadow Theater, due out April 15, ...

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Abdullah Ibrahim's "Mukashi" To Be Released On Sunnyside Records On 4/29!

Abdullah Ibrahim's "Mukashi" To Be Released On Sunnyside Records On 4/29!

Establishing a distinctive sound on an instrument is a truly demanding task. Taking the innovations of generations of musicians and channeling these lessons learned into new concepts has become the ultimate goal of every musician. Sometimes unique circumstances help truly gifted artists to evolve, taking in influences from outside sources and native ones. Master pianist Abdullah Ibrahim ...