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Urbanity US Tour June 2017

Urbanity US Tour June 2017

The collaboration between Albare and Phil Turcio started 27 years ago when Albert Dadon–aka Albare–was looking for a new pianist for his band. At the time Phil had just turned 18. Albare recalls, “He was not even the youngest member of the band then; our drummer just turned 17.” “These guys sounded so good, it was ...

PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Soulful, High-Energy, Jazz Vocalist Joan Minor Brings Her Latest Sparkling Show “April In Paris - Soulful Jazz With Parisienne Sass” To The Bay Area

Soulful, High-Energy, Jazz Vocalist Joan Minor Brings Her Latest Sparkling Show “April In Paris - Soulful Jazz With Parisienne Sass” To The Bay Area

ANGeLiCAS, Redwood City welcomes back Paris-Based American vocalist Joan Minor, for limited return engagement with The Joan Minor Quartet. In five years, the Joan Minor Quartet has established a distinguished musical footprint from touring widely in France and across Africa. Strengths and interests of individual members result in mesmerizing performances, including syncopated rhythms picked up while ...

RECORDING

Tina Raymond CD Release Celebration For "Left Right Left," Thursday, April 6th At The Blue Whale, Los Angeles

Tina Raymond CD Release Celebration For "Left Right Left," Thursday, April 6th At The Blue Whale, Los Angeles

One of the most in-demand jazz drummers in Los Angeles, Tina Raymond, unites with two legendary musicians, pianist Art Lande and bassist Putter Smith on her debut CD, Left Right Left (Orenda Records). A politically inspired album, Left Right Left features anti-war anthems, union songs, and other sociopolitical works from America's history, re-imagined through modern jazz. ...

EVENT

Allan Holdsworth's Re-Issues Release Party April 4 In Venice, CA

Allan Holdsworth's Re-Issues Release Party April 4 In Venice, CA

Manifesto Records is presenting a special record release party for Allan Holdsworth on Tuesday, April 4, at 8:30 PM, at the Del Monte Speakeasy in the Townhouse Venice. Townhouse Venice is at 52 Windward Ave., in Venice
Opening is Cameron Morgan
This is a 21 and over show
Admission is ...

FESTIVAL

19th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 2-11, 2017 – Lineup Announced

19th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 2-11, 2017 – Lineup Announced

Nineteen years is quite a long time for an underdog festival to exist, but with determination and ambition, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival has become a beloved cultural fixture of the Sonoma County area. With artistic director Jessica Felix at the helm, this yearly gathering of some of the very best jazz artists currently playing continues to ...

RADIO

Capital Public Radio Interviews Tony Adamo

Capital Public Radio Interviews Tony Adamo

By Gary Vercelli, Capital Public Radio Jazz Music Director (Sacramento, CA) Jazz and the spoken word have always had a symbiotic relationship. Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti pioneered the beat poet landscape of the ‘50’s and ‘60’s. But what of modern day offerings in this genre? Tony Adamo has been described as a beatnik ...

EVENT

Ron Boustead's CD Release Concert For "Unlikely Valentine," Wed., February 22nd At The E Spot Lounge, Studio City

Ron Boustead's CD Release Concert For "Unlikely Valentine," Wed., February 22nd At The E Spot Lounge, Studio City

Vocalist and lyricist Ron Boustead will perform a CD release concert for his new CD Unlikely Valentine on Wednesday, February 22nd at the E Spot Lounge at Vitello’s in Studio City, one show at 8pm. Boustead will be accompanied by the stellar band featured on Unlikely Valentine, including pianists and co-arrangers Bill Cunliffe and Mitchel Forman, ...

EVENT

Acclaimed Pianist/Composer Josh Nelson’s "Discovery Project” Featured On NPR's Jazz Night In America, Airing Nationwide Beginning February 23

Acclaimed Pianist/Composer Josh Nelson’s "Discovery Project” Featured On NPR's Jazz Night In America, Airing Nationwide Beginning February 23

Pianist Josh Nelson will be featured in NPR’s Jazz Night in America as they head to La La Land to get the real story of what it really takes to be a jazz musician in the City of Angels. Jazz Night in America is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and a weekly concert video webcast ...

VIDEO / DVD

Richard Niles' Bandzilla To Release Two New Videos In Support Of Critically Acclaimed New Album

Richard Niles' Bandzilla To Release Two New Videos In Support Of Critically Acclaimed New Album

Composer Richard Niles has released the highly acclaimed album BANDZILLA RISES!!! Jazz Weekly says “BANDZILLA is hip to the bone!” while Music Street Journal says BANDZILLA “is killer jazz fusion that just plain rocks!… incredibly strange but also very cool.” Cherry Pop calls it “one of the most adventurous albums I have ever heard,” while Midwest ...

RECORDING

On April 7, Visionary Avant-Garde Composer Joe Garrison Returns With “the People Upstairs”

On April 7, Visionary Avant-Garde Composer Joe Garrison Returns With “the People Upstairs”

As a 25-year veteran of pushing the boundaries of modern composition, prolific musician Joe Garrison is getting set to introduce his most adventurous project yet. Releasing April 7, The People Upstairs is the follow-up to 2013’s Veranda, which the jny: San Diego Troubadour favorably compared to the ground-breaking work of Oliver Nelson while also landing in ...


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