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NEWS: CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

Quincy Jones Celebrates All Things Jazz With Qwest TV -- Pre-Launch Kickstarter Campaign Has Begun!

Quincy Jones Celebrates All Things Jazz With Qwest TV -- Pre-Launch Kickstarter Campaign Has Begun!

While the Hollywood Bowl in jny: Los Angeles pays tribute to Quincy Jones’ “A&M” years, Qwest TV opens its doors to subscribers by way of a Kickstarter campaign. From today to October 10th, you can join Quincy Jones and the rest of the Qwest TV community by becoming a “co-founding subscriber” or otherwise participating in the pre-launch ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Blue Engine Records Announces The Release Of "Handful Of Keys" From The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

Blue Engine Records Announces The Release Of "Handful Of Keys" From The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records today announced the release of Handful of Keys on September 15, 2017, a live recording of performances that captured 100 years of jazz piano in one night in Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Today, the first single from Handful of Keys, “The Strawberry,” is available for streaming and download on ...

NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

"MUDDY" - A Picture Book about Muddy Watters is now available from Simon & Schuster

"MUDDY" - A Picture Book about Muddy Watters is now available from Simon & Schuster

The words and pictures here mix exuberance with melancholy. Mahin’s words have a beat all their own, capturing the lows and highs with poetic verve. Turk’s watercolor, ink, and collage artwork fills pages, exploding with a neon intensity—the equivalent of a dynamic guitar riff... Read the book, then get kids the music.”—Booklist, starred review “Turk’s breathtaking pictures ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music Set for October 5-8 in Philadelphia

The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music Set for October 5-8 in Philadelphia

NEW PHILADELPHIA MUSIC FESTIVAL EXPANDS LINEUP The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music, a four-day (October 5-8, 2017) music festival presented by Ars Nova Workshop, in partnership with FringeArts, has confirmed several additional artists for its inaugural lineup as well as announcing single-day tickets. THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION 2017 FESTIVAL LINEUP Anthony Braxton: a solo performance ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Esquivel And His Orchestra's "Other Worlds Other Sounds" Coming Soon On 180g Virgin Vinyl from Audio Fidelity

Esquivel And His Orchestra's "Other Worlds Other Sounds" Coming Soon On 180g Virgin Vinyl from Audio Fidelity

Esquivel was a Mexican band leader, pianist, and composer for television and films and widely considered the king of a style of late 1950s early 1960s quirky instrumental pop known today as lounge music. His orchestration tended toward the very lush, employing novel instrumental combinations, such as Chinese bells, mariachi bands, whistling, and numerous percussion instruments ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

John Abercrombie: 1944-2017

John Abercrombie: 1944-2017

From Tina Pelikan at ECM Records It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the great guitarist John Abercrombie. John Abercrombie, one of the great improvisers, died on August 22, after a long illness. He will be much missed, for his sensitive musicality, his good companionship, and his dry humor which enhanced many a session. ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

2017 Edition of Festival Musica Sulle Bocche runs from August 31 to September 3

2017 Edition of Festival Musica Sulle Bocche runs from August 31 to September 3

Musica sulle Bocche, the jazz festival born in 2001 on Bocche di Bonifacio, the strait between Sardinia and Corsica, will take place in Santa Teresa Gallura, from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd September. Among the many festivals dedicated to jazz music in Italy, “Musica sulle Bocche” is characterised, since its first editions, by the close ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

Tubaist Ralph Hepola Awarded Recording Grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council

Tubaist Ralph Hepola Awarded Recording Grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council

The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council has awarded tuba player Ralph Hepola a five thousand dollar Individual Artist Career Grant. Under the grant proposal, Hepola will make recordings and videos documenting his work as an improvising tubaist. The project begins later this month at Wild Sound, the jny: Minneapolis recording studio-of-choice for jazz and classical musicians. Wild Sound, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Far Out Recordings Reissues Antonio Adolfo's "Viralata"

Far Out Recordings Reissues Antonio Adolfo's "Viralata"

Far Out Recordings are honoured to be working with master composer, arranger and pianist, Antonio Adolfo for the first time since releasing his Destiny album in 2007. This time we present the first ever vinyl reissue of his era-defining Viralata LP: An essential album from Brazil's majorly progressive heyday of late seventies jazz-funk. Viralata is a ...

NEWS: WEBSITE

Jazz Near You adds Jazz Gallery and Town Hall (NYC) events to calendar

Jazz Near You adds Jazz Gallery and Town Hall (NYC) events to calendar

Jazz Near You, the Internet's largest aggregator and distributor of jazz event and venue information has collaborated with Etix to provide event and ticketing information for The Jazz Gallery (NYC), The Blue Note Grill (Durham, NC), and Berklee Performance Center (Boston). "Our goal is to present the most comprehensive jazz events calendar and importing Etix events ...


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