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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2020 Jazz Awards

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2020 Jazz Awards

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) in jny:Glasgow today announced the winners of its 2020 Jazz Awards. Saxophonist Matt Carmichael won the Fog Arts Prize in Jazz Improvisation. The winner of the George Duncan Prize for Jazz Composition was Richard Glassby, for composing an outstanding original suite of music. Glassby commented, “These pieces were the product ...

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Iconic Pianist/Composer Ran Blake To Receive 2020 Jazz Journalists Association Boston Jazz Hero Award

Iconic Pianist/Composer Ran Blake To Receive 2020 Jazz Journalists Association Boston Jazz Hero Award

Iconic pianist and composer Ran Blake is the 2020 recipient of the Boston Jazz Hero award from the Jazz Journalists Association. Blake is one of 27 jazz heroes in 23 cities across the country chosen as “activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz." The complete list of honorees, with photo portraits and biographies, is posted ...

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Artist Relief - Coronavirus - Americans For The Arts

Artist Relief - Coronavirus - Americans For The Arts

To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States. Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch ...

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Russian Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Nominated In The 18th Independent Music Awards

Russian Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Nominated In The 18th Independent Music Awards

Multi-Award winning guitarist, bandleader and producer Roman Miroshnichenko was named by Music Resource Group (MRG) today as a Nominee in The 18th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs). Nominated for the Best Compilation Album Category Roman's latest album “Top 10 Songs of 10 Years (Anthology)"—a compilation of ten selected original Award-winning compositions composed, produced and recorded ...

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Russian Guitarist Takes First Prize At 2020 The International Acoustic Music Awards

Russian Guitarist Takes First Prize At 2020 The International Acoustic Music Awards

Multi-award winning guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko took first prize at the 16th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) in the “Instrumental" category for composition “Ostrov". The IAMA, one of the world's leading international songwriting events, honors songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists. Winners were selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges ...

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Bahamian Trumpeter Giveton Gelin Wins Award And Ten-City International Tour

Bahamian Trumpeter Giveton Gelin Wins Award And Ten-City International Tour

Twenty-one-year-old jazz musician Giveton Gelin will perform a ten-city international tour of North America after winning the 2020 LetterOne RISING STARS Jazz Award, including a performance at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in jny: New York City, where Gelin is currently studying at Julliard. Gelin was selected by a high-profile jury of musicians, journalists and record ...

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62nd GRAMMY Awards: Jazz Winners

62nd GRAMMY Awards: Jazz Winners

And the winners of the 2020 GRAMMY Awards are... 31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter's name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only. ...

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Roman Miroshnichenko Is A Finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Roman Miroshnichenko Is A Finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko is a finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition in the “Instrumental" category for his composition “Song For Godfather Of Fusion," which appears on his latest multi award-winning album Ascension which is dedicated to one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Larry Coryell. “Roman's adventurous complex playing ...

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Juewett Bostick Won For Best Jazz Musician At The Los Angeles Black Music & Film Awards

Juewett Bostick Won For Best Jazz Musician At The Los Angeles Black Music & Film Awards

Juewett Bostick is a masterful composer and guitarist with a passion for jazz, fusion, and everything in between. Bostick recently won for Best Jazz Musician at The Los Angeles Black Music & Film Awards, and after hearing his new album Shades of Blu, it is well deserved. Shades of Blu is really all about making the ...

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LetterOne Competition To Select Jazz’s New “Rising Star”

LetterOne Competition To Select Jazz’s New “Rising Star”

The 2019 LetterOne Rising Stars Jazz Award will pick one up-and-coming jazz musician from hundreds of applicants, who will win an international ten-city tour of jazz festivals across North America. Submissions for the competition close this Saturday, October 26, and artists can submit here. The competition will offer international exposure across North America to this year’s ...


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