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Swiss vocalist/composer Gabriela Martina draws inspiration from nature and her familyhomestead for her stunning new song cycle Homage to Grämlis

★★★★“Gabriela Martin’s Swiss roots offer an incredible range…stunningly sung.” – John Ephland, DownBeat“The songwriting and the singing both recall Joni Mitchell.” – Mark Sullivan, All About Jazz Bidding goodbye to a childhood home is often a difficult process, but for Swiss vocalist and composer Gabriela Martina the family homestead was …

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Sun Ra Arkestra veteran Drummer Wayne Smith Jr. releases “Be Still”, a powerful venture in emotion and tranquility

NEW YORK, NY – Wayne Smith Jr. is a drummer, composer, and educator with a multifaceted palette of soundscapes and genres at his disposal. Having toured across three continents, performed throughout the New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. music scenes, and currently working as a staple member of the legendary …

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Venerable Jazz Rockers Squirrel Nut Zippers to Take Fans on a Musical Journey to the Birthplace of Jazz with Special Run of “Jazz from the Back O’ Town” Shows

The Zippers will Provide a Delightful View Into This Mystical Era with Reverent, Yet Exciting, Renditions of Seminal Classics, Favorites from Their Catalogue, and Musings from Frontman Jimbo Mathus Iconic Jazz Rockers Squirrel Nut Zippers (SNZ) have announced that they will be taking fans on a magical, musical voyage to the birthplace of Jazz as …

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Grammy-Award-Winning Bassist Richard Bona And Haitian Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Reginald Policard To Release Sophomore Single 

“Encuentro Theme” Weaves Caribbean, African, And Traditional Jazz Elements Together To Depict Their Diverse Musical Influences On the heels of the success of their breakout single “Melancolia,” Grammy-Award-Winning Bassist, Composer, Vocalist, and Multi-Instrumentalist Richard Bona and Haitian Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist and Composer Reginald Policard have unveiled details for their much-anticipated sophomore single. “Encuentro Theme,” which will be released through …

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Platinum-Selling Jazz Rockers Squirrel Nut Zippers Announce Christmas Caravan 2022 Tour!

The 13-Date Run Will Feature The Band Performing Classic Holiday Songs Along With Squirrel Nut Zippers’ Favorites The Squirrel Nut Zippers return to the west coast this December with their joyous, raucous Christmas Caravan tour. Performing songs from their Christmas Caravan and Mardi Gras for Christmas albums as well as other Zippers favorites, the 13-date run will be the first west …

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South Korean pianist Yoonmi Choi’s programmatically composed trio album “7 Days” masterfully melds classical craftsmanship and expression with the diverse colors of jazz to paint the beauty and complexity of Creation.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Pianist and composer Yoonmi Choi is no stranger to the stage, and certainly not to pioneering her unique creative voice. From performing at over 300 venues in Europe, to receiving international acclaim across three continents, playing almost every major jazz festival, and directing the “Girl …

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Lara Solnicki’s Cinematic New Vocal Project “The One and the Other”

The Canadian composer, singer, and poet unveils a confident collection  of ‘tone poems’ – her own post-modern mix of jazz, free improvisation,  ‘contemporary’ classical, poetry, and film music elements.  The singer, composer, and poet Lara Solnicki is praised for her “boldly unique style” (All About Jazz). Solnicki’s third album, The One and …

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Legendary composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith presents the CREATE Festival, April 8 & 9, 2017 at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, CT

“Smith uses his magisterial instrumental voice, his inspirational leadership and his command of classical, jazz and blues forms to remind us of what has gone down and what’s still happening.” —Bill Meyer, DownBeat’s 80 Coolest Things in Jazz Today “A trumpeter and composer of penetrating insight.”– Nate Chinen, The New …

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