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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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Adolfo Busillo Unveils Latest Project With The Debut Of Pop-Infused Country/Rock Single “No Regrets”

New Moon Rising (NMR), a seven-piece rock/country/pop band that incorporates traditional instrumentation (guitar, bass, keyboard, and drums) with unexpected elements, including BeatBox, banjo, electronic percussion, loops and harmonica, has released its debut single “No Regrets” on all DSPs with the accompanying video.

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New England Conservatory’s Pioneering Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present Fall 2021 Season

Highlights include programs and performances with groundbreaking artists including Arturo O’Farrill, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Mary Halvorson and Dave Holland New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments announce their 2021 fall season with an array of concerts featuring NEC students performing with faculty and guest artists. …

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