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Brazilian pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger Ricardo Bacelar releases first single, “O Último Pôr Do So” from his forthcoming album Congênito

On July 1, Brazilian pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger Ricardo Bacelar will release the first single, “O último por do sol,” from his forthcoming album entitled Congênito. The full album represents a departure from his previous recordings and features Bacelar as the project’s sole producer, vocalist, arranger, and instrumentalist. It …

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BOHEMIAN QUEEN, Featuring An All-Star Musical Lineup, Announces Three-Night Las Vegas Residency

Hailed As “The World’s Most Passionate Queen Tribute,” Bohemian Queen Is Fronted By Paulie Z (Sweet, ZO2, Z Rock, Ultimate Jam Night) All-Star Tribute Band BOHEMIAN QUEEN (BQ), featuring frontman Paulie Z (Sweet, ZO2, Z Rock, Ultimate Jam Night), has revealed a three-night residency at Las Vegas’ South Point Resort Casino starting July 15 to July 17 as part of their summer …

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CD Releases: Summit Rock Sessions in Seneca Village, Jason Palmer Quartet & Burton/McPherson Trio

Undaunted by the COVID quarantines, legendary jazz photographer/producer/audio engineer/promoter Jimmy Katz found the pandemic’s impediments instead to be challenges that led to memorable solutions. Due to COVID’s terrors, the live jazz venues shut down, and jazz musicians encountered reduced or no performance opportunities. As the owner, along with his wife …

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Drummer and composer Johnny Steele crafts a creative comparison between the strategy and improvisatory brilliance of music and chess with “The Game”

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – During the varied quarantines and lockdowns of the past two years, drummer and composer Johnny Steele found himself – like so many others – caught with an unexpected excess of time on his hands. Rather than squander what could be a rare opportunity for learning, …

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Critically-Acclaimed, Chart-Topping Singer-Songwriters Hillary Reynolds & Jesse Macht Announce New Project Wild Meridian

The Duo Has Released Debut Single “How I Know,” Produced By WYNNE (Machine Gun Kelly, Lennon Stella, Odesza) Two of the industry’s most celebrated songwriters have teamed up for one of the most highly-anticipated projects of the year. Wild Meridian, featuring Billboard #1 writer Hillary Reynolds (Little Big Town, Backstreet Boys, Andy Grammar) and Jesse Macht (cowriter with Robopop, …

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Grammy winner Jeff Lorber, nominee’s Everette Harp, and Paul Jackson Jr. Maplewood, NJ – Saturday June 4th 8PM

This super group can whisk you’re your mind away with Jazz, humble your heart with Soul, and make your foot stomp with Funk. When describing the performance of “Jazz Funk Soul” featuring 2018 Grammy winner Jeff Lorber, Grammy nominee’s Everette Harp, and Paul Jackson Jr., you’re talking about the real thing in adult contemporary music. $10 …

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Alex Coke Carl Michel Sextet In Concert

Performing compelling music with origins in jazz, classical, folk, extended technique, and improvisation, The Alex Coke Carl Michel Sextet features musician/composers Alex Coke on woodwinds and guitarist Carl Michel together with Austin Symphony’s principal harpist Elaine Barber, Liminal Sound Series producer Bob Hoffnar on pedal steel, first call jazz bassist …

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New Album: June 24th, 2022 | Simeon Davis Group: Of Narratives & Nocturnes

With a career spanning two continents before he was 20, arrangements that received awards from both Downbeat (2021) and the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (2021) while still a student, and compositions described as “on a scale with Everglades by Terence Blanchard,” (Gary Lowe, WUNH), composer, bandleader, and saxophonist Simeon Nathanael Davis makes a profound compositional debut with “Of Narratives & Nocturnes.”

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