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Pete Brady: Exciting New Voice

Pete Brady: Exciting New Voice

Frank Sinatra's Capitol Records comeback in the 1950s had a profound effect on a generation of male songbook singers. Many of them identified with Sinatra's solitary cool, his ring-a-ding swing and his middle-age male push-back against Elvis Presley and the rise of rock 'n' roll. The launch of the 12-inch pop album mid-decade also offered many ...

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John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De Lucia "Passion Grace & Fire" Reissued On 180g Virgin Vinyl by Audio Fidelity

John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De Lucia "Passion Grace & Fire" Reissued On 180g Virgin Vinyl by Audio Fidelity

In 1983 the guitar super trio of John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucía reunited for another set of acoustic guitar trios. Unlike their first album the phenomenal live acoustic performance Friday Night In San Francisco this masterpiece consists entirely of studio sessions. Passion Grace & Fire is a mix of flamenco, fusion, jazz, latin ...

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Guide To Creating Album Artwork For Free Using Canva

Guide To Creating Album Artwork For Free Using Canva

For many independent DIY artists, designing their own artwork can seem like an intimidating prospect, particularly for those who don't consider themselves designers, but when hiring a graphic designer is outside the budget, a solo operation can often be their best bet. This article outlines how artists can use the free service Canva to build their ...

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Ahmad Jamal and Fender Rhodes

Ahmad Jamal and Fender Rhodes

We tend to think of Ahamd Jamal as a pioneer of the elegant jazz trio, a style he perfected in the 1950s by making ample use of space, swing and the upper register of the piano keyboard. Or we think of Ahmad's more recent abstract recordings that are bold and percussive. In between, there was a ...

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Watch Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding Record Her New Album In 77 Hours On Facebook Live

Watch Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding Record Her New Album In 77 Hours On Facebook Live

Making an album is tough, tough work and doing it in the spotlight is even tougher.  Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding is ripping the veil off the process by broadcasting it all on Facebook live and adding the extra pressure of a 77 hour deadline. WATCH: "Over just three days, we're attempting to concept, write, record, and produce ...

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Bob Corwin and Don Elliott

Bob Corwin and Don Elliott

The closest pairing on the East Coast to the West Coast's Chet Baker and Russ Freeman was Don Elliott and Bob Corwin. Playing together, Elliott and Corwin were breezy, delicate and highly melodic. They could swing wwith ease, and both had an extraordinary ear for harmony. If you're familiar with Elliott, then you know he was ...

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Jessica Molaskey: Joni Mitchell

Jessica Molaskey: Joni Mitchell

If you're a jazz singer who's going to take on a Joni Mitchell tribute album, you had better know what you're doing. To pull it off, you need a keen understanding of Joni's outlook on life and what makes her sophisticated music tick. As a singer, you must sound enough like her to stir the juices ...

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Multiple Grammy-Nominated Latin Jazz Group NEGRONI's TRiO Set To Release Ninth Album, "New Era," September 8th Via Sony Music Latin

Multiple Grammy-Nominated Latin Jazz Group NEGRONI's TRiO Set To Release Ninth Album, "New Era," September 8th Via Sony Music Latin

Genre-bending CD Explores A Multitude of Music which Group Founder Jose Negroni Grew Up With and Loves. New Era, the stunning new CD from multiple Grammy-nominated Jazz group NEGRONI's TRiO sets a new pace for the band in its exploration of multiple musical styles and sounds which have influenced Trio founder Jose Negroni throughout his life. Produced ...

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In Honor Of The Buddy Rich Centennial Celebration Two Digital Albums, A Vinyl Album, And Two Digital Concert Films To Be Released

In Honor Of The Buddy Rich Centennial Celebration Two Digital Albums, A Vinyl Album, And Two Digital Concert Films To Be Released

Lightyear Entertainment and Lobitos Creek Ranch, in association with Scabeba Entertainment and the Buddy Rich Estate, have announced the release of two new live albums featuring Buddy Rich and his Big Band, both recorded in 1985 on two nights at the King Street Studios in jny: San Francisco. The digital albums are being released on September ...

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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 ...


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