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NEWS: RECORDING

Vinyl Alert! Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Offer Pre-Order Special For Guilty Of Innocence LP

Vinyl Alert! Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Offer Pre-Order Special For Guilty Of Innocence LP

Melodic Revolution Records is pleased to announce that Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius will release the LP of their highly acclaimed fifth album Guilty of Innocence a year after the official CD release via Melodic Revolution Records. The 10-track vinyl LP will include a download card of the album. Also for sale are the already-released CD and ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

Matt Hooke's Best Releases of 2017

Read "Matt Hooke's Best Releases of 2017" reviewed by Matt Hooke

2017 marked the first year that I wrote for All About Jazz, and I got to experience some phenomenal music. It was a diverse year in jazz, international artists like Tony Allen and Seckou Keita brought unique perspectives to jazz. Other artists like Chris Thile, Brad Mehldau, and Dayme Arocena, released some of their best work ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Jane Getter Premonition: ON Tour

Read "ON Tour" reviewed by John Kelman

With the release of ON (Madfish/Snapper, 2015)--the debut album with her newly minted Premonition band--guitarist Jane Getter completed her move from the funk/fusion guitar workouts of her first two albums (1997's Jane and 2005's See Jane Run) towards a more progressive leaning which began with Three (Alternity, 2012). It's a move that the New York-based Getter ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Sign To Melodic Revolution Records

Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Sign To Melodic Revolution Records

Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius will release their fifth CD Guilty of Innocence through Melodic Revolution Records early Fall 2017. The new 10-track album will be available worldwide in both Physical and Digital formats. Guilty of Innocence features special appearances by Alex Skolnick (Testament), Rave Tesar (Renaissance) and Randy McStine (The Fringe). Guilty of Innocence highlights include a ...

ARTICLE: RECORD LABEL PROFILES

ArtistShare: A Record Label for the Digital Age

Read "ArtistShare: A Record Label for the Digital Age" reviewed by Paul Naser

In the information age, as technology is transforming the way we share ideas, the creative artist seems to be in a dangerous situation. Peer-to-peer file sharing and free-streaming content are direct threats to an artists' livelihood. Combining this insight with a love for music and an appreciation for artists and the value of their work, Brian ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Alex Skolnick: The 1st Artistshare Profile Interview

Alex Skolnick: The 1st Artistshare Profile Interview

We are pleased to announce the launch of the ArtistShare Profile series featuring exclusive interviews with ArtistShare artists focusing on inspirations, current projects, and the creative process. The first interview in the ArtistShare Profile series features acclaimed guitarist Alex Skolnick. Check out Alex's interview here. This series is part of our 10-year anniversary celebration. On October 15, 2013 ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Randy Klein's Two Duos: What's Next?

Read "What's Next?" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Randy Klein launched his Two Duos series with Sunday Morning (Jazzheads, 2010), pairing the pianist up with trombonist Chris Washburne and tenor saxophonist Oleg Kireyev, but he leaves the horns behind for this follow-up. This time around, Klein turns to two different, but equally skilled string men. Guitarist Alex Skolnick, reborn as a jazz guitarist but ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Jazzheads Jazz Festival Took Place In New York City On May 4-5, 2012

Jazzheads Jazz Festival Took Place In New York City On May 4-5, 2012

This year Jazzheads celebrates its 20th anniversary as a label. The first annual Jazzheads Jazz Festival took place at the Players Club in New York City on May 4-5, 2012. The Players Club is the beautiful 18th century townhouse that belonged to Edwin Booth, the great Shakespearean actor and brother to John Wilkes. The townhouse has a performing banquet hall with ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Alex Skolnick Trio: U.S. Tour

Alex Skolnick Trio: U.S. Tour

TOUR STARTS DECEMBER 5 IN PHILADELPHIA The Alex Skolnick Trio will be on the road this December in support of their fourth album, Veritas (Palmetto). Blending the elegance and sophistication of jazz with the conviction of rock, the Trio's supporters range from international superstars Rodrigo y Gabriela, who chose the trio as their support act on tours ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Peter Auret: Turning the Tide

Read "Peter Auret: Turning the Tide" reviewed by Seton Hawkins

Johannesburg-based Peter Auret is something of a renaissance man in jazz. A drummer, bandleader, recording engineer, founder of a record label, and entrepreneur, Auret has spearheaded an initiative to organize some of the city's most striking jazz talents into a musical collective centered around his label, Afrisonic Records.

Starting his career as a drummer in ...