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NEWS: RECORDING

Jazz Guitarist Shambhu Releases his first single from "Lilac Skies"

Jazz Guitarist Shambhu Releases his first single from "Lilac Skies"

Jazz guitarist and composer Shambhu Vineberg is pleased to announce the release of “Lilac Skies,” the first single from his new album and 4th full-length release, Lilac Skies. Shambhu’s soothing guitar is featured on 10 new songs in a contemporary instrumental album with jazz, blues and new age roots. The album showcases an extraordinary roster of musicians, ...

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Steve Tintweiss

ASCAP Composer, Bassist, Bandleader, Producer of Steve Tintweiss Spacelight Band, the Purple Why Free Jazz Legacy, and Inkwhite Productions for Ultra Music Frontier. Founder/Chairman of New York Free Music Committee presenting summer concert series at Forest Park Bandshell in Queens for almost 40 years. Bass player on historical recordings with Albert Ayler, Patty Waters, Burton Greene, Frank Wright and many other innovators. As a concert organizer he has always emphasized mixing presentations of avant-garde jazz and new music, often combined with classical soloists, poets, and cutting edge rock groups for public audience events

NEWS: RECORDING

Singer/Actress Cristina Morrison Highly Anticipated New Release Impredecible - Voces De Mujer

Singer/Actress Cristina Morrison Highly Anticipated New Release Impredecible - Voces De Mujer

Featuring guest vocalists: Lena Burke, Mirella Cesa, Magos Herrera, Barbara Mendes and Consuelo Vargas The inventive, exciting and passionate singer Cristina Morrison has released Impredecible, Voces De Mujer, (Unpredictable: women voices), an impressive re-interpretation of classic Latin American standards featuring magical pairings of vocal duets with Latin jazz arrangements by Misha Piatigorsky. Known as the Baronesa, Cristina ...

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Eric Pan

Pianist and musical artist Eric Pan creates novel and transportive experiences for audiences, incorporating musical performance, improvisation, collaboration, and immersive storytelling. This year, he recorded a three-volume album of original music, titled “Travel Poems” — an unconventional debut album containing not only piano and Fender Rhodes solo, duo, and trio compositions, but also soundscapes to expand their narrative possibilities. The Travel Poems live show elevates this concept further, with interwoven live storytelling in the service of delivering audiences to a variety of environments. He has played jazz piano in New York City for over a decade, sharing stages with Jeff Hamilton, Roy Hargrove, and John Patitucci

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jamey Johnson, with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee, at The Paramount

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Jamey Johnson with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
April 7, 2019

Jamey Johnson is a guitarist and songwriter who personifies the Americana musical genre. His music is a powerful mélange of blues, folk, pop, southern rock and, of course, country. Simply put: it is Americana, with ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

Roman Miroshnichenko Nominated In The 17th Independent Music Awards With The Song Dedicated To Larry Coryell

Roman Miroshnichenko Nominated In The 17th Independent Music Awards With The Song Dedicated To Larry Coryell

Multi-Award winning guitarist, bandleader and producer Roman Miroshnichenko was named by Music Resource Group (MRG) today as a Nominee in The 17th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs). Nominated for the Best Instrumental Song Category Roman's composition “Song For Godfather Of Fusion" was dedicated to one of the greatest guitar players of all time Larry Coryell. ...

Live From New York: Tim Berne, Chris Speed, Reid Anderson, Dave King & Harold Mabern

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Broken Shadows
The Village Vanguard
March 26, 2019

Following their residency at The Village Vanguard, two-thirds of The Bad Plus remained in the club for another week, teaming up with saxophonists Tim Berne and Chris Speed to form Broken Shadows. This quartet is dedicated to the music of Ornette Coleman ...

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John Zorn

Drawing upon his experience in classical, jazz, rock, hardcore punk, klezmer, film, cartoon, popular, world and improvised music, John Zorn has created a controversial and influential body of work that often defies academic categories. He has earned great respect within his own community and beyond by going his own way without compromise, developing a large network of supporters world wide, often in unexpected places. Born in 1953 and raised in New York City, Zorn has been a central figure in the Downtown Scene since 1975, incorporating a wide variety of creative musicians into various compositional formats

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Pat Metheny at The Space at Westbury

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Pat Metheny
The Space at Westbury
Westbury, NY
April 4, 2019

Pat Metheny is considered as one of the greatest and most influential guitarists in jazz history. His musical canon is extensive. His playing fuses elements of modern, progressive, Latin jazz, blues, swing, improv and, of course, jazz fusion. Metheny counts ...

Take Five with Marcio Garcia

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About Marcio Garcia

Marcio Garcia is a Dominican pianist, composer and educator. From a very young age Marcio showed passion for music and began formal studies in classical piano at age seven in his hometown Santo Domingo.

After finishing high school and early musical studies in the Dominican Republic, Garcia went to ...