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Giants of Contemporary Jazz in Maplewood, NJ December 17

December 17th will be the second offering of contemporary jazz performances at the Woodland, in Maplewood, N.J. featuring Marion Meadows and Alex Bugnon.             Following the successful Bernie Williams-Gil Parris Quartet, ending with an encore and standing ovation, “Holidays at the Woodland” will feature two of the genre’s top names …

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Grammy-Nominated Roots/Bluegrass Artist Valerie Smith’s Latest Album Renaissance Hits #2 On The Folk Alliance International Folk Chart

Smith Was Named The #2 Artist Of September and FOUR Of The Album’s Songs Were In The Top 20  Critically-Acclaimed, Grammy-Nominated, American Roots Artist Valerie Smith has announced that her 18th album Renaissance has debuted at #2 on the Folk Alliance International Folk Chart for the month of September, with FOUR songs landing in the Top 20. Smith was …

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Renowned Singer-Songwriters The Arrow And The Bow Reunite And Unveil Details For First Single In Nearly Five Years

Featuring Little Big Town Songwriter Hillary Reynolds & Hit-Writing, Award-Winning Artist Hannah Lou Woods, The Duo Will Release Their Spectral Song “Universe” November 15 Critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter duo The Arrow and The Bow, featuring the angelic voices and ethereal lyrics from Hillary Reynolds and Hannah Lou Woods, have announced their long-awaited return with the release of …

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LA Avante-Garde Artist Creature Benny Releases Rousing, Post-Quarantine Single/Video “Pandemic Madness”

The Critically-Acclaimed Musician Explores Mental Health & Societal Issues In Stirring New Song And Video; Also Unveils Innovative Rendition Of 1960s Defiant Anthem “Shape Of Things To Come” As A “B-Side” Track  On the heels of his critically-acclaimed release “Rock And Roll (My Face Off,” Avant-Garde LA Artist Creature Benny is back …

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Candlebox Proves They Don’t Leave Any Fan “Far Behind” As They Welcome 12-Year Old Tik-Tok Star Vedder Gabriel On Stage

Kevin Martin of the Platinum-selling rock band Candlebox had the audience at the Crescent Ballroon in Phoenix, AZ on its feet when he welcomed 12-year old Tik-Tok star Vedder Gabriel on stage to perform the band’s hit song “Far Behind.”  Martin and Gabriel had met previously on Instagram, which later …

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Award-Winning Soul/Pop Artist Laura Cheadle Inks Deal With So Bold Entertainment/ Sony Orchard

The Traveler-Endorsed Musician To Release The Title Track As Well As The Forthcoming Sixth Studio Album ReverberateThis Fall  Her New Holiday Record Let’s Get Together For Christmas Will Also Be Unveiled In December Award-winning soul/pop artist Laura Cheadle has announced that she has signed a worldwide distribution deal with So Bold Entertainment/ Sony Orchard …

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CD Release: Graham Dechter, Major Influence

Amid an abundance of first-rate young jazz guitarists, Graham Dechter’s third album, Major Influence, with its swinging irresistibility, provides another reason for his broader recognition. Influenced by a previous generation’s straight-ahead guitarists like Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Wes Montgomery and Grant Green, Dechter’s performance on Major Influence projects not only …

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Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience FT Paquito D’Rivera 9/13 & 9/27 BlueNote. NYC.

TICKETS HERE The musicians are drawn from the high-caliber pool of New York-based talent that frequent the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band and All-Star groups, such as trumpeter Freddie Hendrix, saxophonist Sharel Cassity, Brazilian pianist/vocalist Abelita Mateus, drummer Tommy Campbell, percussionist Roger Squitero and featuring Paquito D’Rivera. They perform with energy, …

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