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NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Scholz Productions Helps Independent Artists Promote Fully Conceived Music Albums To Non-Commercial Broadcast Radio Stations

Scholz Productions Helps Independent Artists Promote Fully Conceived Music Albums To Non-Commercial Broadcast Radio Stations

jny: Chicago, IL: Local business Scholz Productions is pleased to offer promotional services to independent musicians who wish to gain airplay, beginning November 11, 2014. Scholz Productions specializes in full-service radio promotional strategies targeting non-commercial terrestrial and internet radio broadcasting stations in the United States, Canada, and Europe. A successful non-commercial radio marketing strategy can result in ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Abigail Riccards: Every Little Star

Read "Every Little Star" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Abigail Riccards may not be known yet but Jane Monheit is, and on Riccard's Every Little Star, the famous jazz chanteur is both a mentor and co-producer. The Chicago-based Riccards began appearing in New York City in the early 2000s, garnering a good deal of critical attention from her live performances and her debut recording, When ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Abigail Riccards - Soft Rains Fall (2011)

Abigail Riccards - Soft Rains Fall (2011)

When I first listened to Chicago-based jazz singer Abigail Riccards I had that strange and wonderful feeling of temporarily “forgetting who I was." This is the kind of power that music can have, forcing the attention down to a tiny (and yet immense) point of interest, causing the listener's surroundings to vanish. Riccards' 2008 debut recording When ...

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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Abigail Riccards: When The Night Is New

Read "When The Night Is New" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

One of the pleasures of hearing debut albums from aspiring jazz singers is to get an inkling of who the real talents are. In the case of Abigail Riccards, she clearly has a future.



Riccards has already accumulated several honors. She was the recipient of two awards from Down Beat Magazine for ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Abigail Riccards: When The Night Is New

Read "When The Night Is New" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Young female jazz vocalists often launch their recording careers with fresh interpretations of standards. While some of these ventures are successful, it all too often happens that we never hear from these divas again. Hopefully, that will not be the case with Abigail Riccards, whose When the Night Is New certainly fits the mold left by ...

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Abigail Riccards CD Release at the Jazz Standard December 3rd

Abigail Riccards CD Release at the Jazz Standard December 3rd

Jazz Standard on Monday, December 3rd! Two sets at 7:30 and 9:30pm Abigail Riccards - vocals
David Berkman, piano
Neal Miner, bass
Matt Wilson, drums
Adam Kolker, saxophone
Ron Horton, trumpet Be sure to but tickets or make a reservation at jazzstandard.net or call the Jazz Standard directly for ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Abigail Riccards: When The Night Is New

Read "When The Night Is New" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

The heralded arrival of any new singing sensation is oftentimes met with caution, but in the case of Abigail Riccards' When The Night Is New the total package--her voice and the music--is one that truly deserves attention.

Riccards has gained notoriety since moving to New York in 2003--as a semifinalist in the Thelonious ...