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Take Five with Tony Kofi

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About Tony Kofi

A two-time winner of the BBC Jazz Awards among others--Tony Kofi is a British Jazz multi-instrumentalist born of Ghanaian parents who plays alto, baritone, soprano, tenor Saxophone and flute. He cut his teeth in the Jazz Warriors of the early '90s, and went on to establish himself as a musician, teacher ...

NEWS: EVENT

The Stars Come Out As "Martini In The Morning" Salutes One Of Its Own: Monday, June 25th at Catalina Bar & Grill in Los Angeles

The Stars Come Out As "Martini In The Morning" Salutes One Of Its Own: Monday, June 25th at Catalina Bar & Grill in Los Angeles

For almost 12 years, MartiniInTheMorning.com has been streaming music to music lovers across the USA and around the world. Great American songbook gems from artists like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Dean Martin to contemporary artists like Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, Harry Connick, Jr. and Steve Tyrell have attracted listeners of all ages from around the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Drummer Jerome Jennings Debuts As A Leader With "The Beast," New CD Set For Nov. 18 Release

Drummer Jerome Jennings Debuts As A Leader With "The Beast," New CD Set For Nov. 18 Release

Since moving to New York from his native Cleveland 12 years ago, Jerome Jennings has become one of the most in-demand jazz drummers on the scene. Currently a member of the Christian McBride Trio, Craig Handy’s 2nd Line Smith, and the groups of vocalist Paula West and singer/trumpeter Bria Skonberg, Jennings boasts an impressive resume that ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Bassist / Composer / Producer / Educator Robert Hurst Signs With Dot Time Records!

Bassist / Composer / Producer / Educator Robert Hurst Signs With Dot Time Records!

Bassist/Composer/Producer/Educator
ROBERT HURST
Signs With Dot Time Records! New Release, Early 2017
BoB's Black Current Jam DOT TIME RECORDS ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF MULTI-AWARD WINNING BASSIST, ROBERT HURST! Dot Time Records is pleased to announce the signing of multiple Grammy and Emmy Award bassist, Robert Hurst. Robert, a Detroit native, has enjoyed a stellar ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Sullivan Fortner: Aria

Read "Aria" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

New Orleans has produced a bumper crop of notable pianists over its long and storied history--Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, James Booker, Dr. John, Ellis Marsalis, Henry Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Jon Batiste--and it's not done yet. Sullivan Fortner, a twenty-eight year old piano phenom who's been a hot topic since receiving ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Peter Oprisko - Sean Baker Orchestra: Lost in a Kiss

Read "Lost in a Kiss" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Senza attendere il successo planetario di Michael Bublé, Jamie Cullum, Harry Connick Jr. e Peter Cincotti, la tradizione statunitense del crooner s'è mantenuta grazie al florido mercato musicale che opera in locali notturni, casinò, ristoranti e hotel.
Peter Oprisko è uno dei migliori esponenti di questo filone, grazie alla vicinanza stilistica con Frank Sinatra ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Six from Harry Connick, Jr.

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Six from Harry Connick, Jr.

This week, let's check in via video with singer and pianist Harry Connick Jr., who will be performing in St. Louis this coming Tuesday, July 28 at the Peabody Opera House. If you're enough of a jazz fan to have found your way here, you're likely already familiar with Connick, as he's among the most prominent of ...

The Rodriguez Brothers CD Release Event On August 5-6 At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Rodriguez Brothers CD Release Event On August 5-6 At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Rodriguez Brothers New Release Impromptu CD Release Gig! August 5-6 (7:30pm & 9:30pm) at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola The Rodriguez Brothers have been burnin' up the New York City jazz scene since 2002 with their passionate performance and engaging compositions. Their brand new 2015 release Impromptu (Criss Cross Jazz) is gaining international airplay and critical acclaim. Seeing is believing. ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart

Read "Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Even for a musician who has been playing and singing since age six, Paul Jost has just come through one exceptional year.

First, he released his debut with The Jost Project, Can't Find My Way Home (2013, Dot.Time Records), featuring the leader on vocals, harmonica and guitar, with drummer Charlie Patierno, double bassist Kevin ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Kenny Lavender: Conscious Journey Part 1 & 2

Read "Conscious Journey Part 1 & 2" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Texas-born, New York-based trumpeter Kenny Lavender is as versatile as can be. He's put his horn to good use on Broadway, playing lead trumpet on Bullets Over Broadway and working in the pit orchestras of other hit shows like The Drowsy Chaperone and West Side Story; he's backed up old pros like Frankie Valli, The Temptations, ...