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Three Wins at Independent Music Awards for Thank You Les – A Tribute to Les Paul

www.thankyoules.com Thank You Les, a 21-track recording and feature-length documentary tribute to guitar icon and inventor, Les Paul, garners three awards at the 12th Annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs). Thank You Les has earned the titles of “Best Tribute Album” and “Best Long Form Video” in the artist and industry …

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Dizzy Gillespie

With his great ballooning cheeks and trademark trumpet’s bell upturned at a 45-degree angle, Dizzy Gillespie easily has the most recognizable face in jazz.  He is also easily one of the most influential figures in that most American of musical forms, having first revolutionized jazz in the 40s by being …

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New Jazz Vocalist-Rajdulari introduces her debut album “HoneyWine” to a new audience…

“Winner-Best Jazz Band 2011” NE Urban Music Awards Named one of Exhale Magazine.com’s “Women Who Rock Boston” 2012 Debut album “HoneyWine” on Amazon.com’s “Top 100 Neo-Soul” mp3 Downloads. Video of “Natural” chosen by SoulTracks.com for their “First Look” series The Harlem-based Rajdulari inspires an engaging listening experience for music lovers. …

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Gary Slaight Scholarship Brings Canadian Talent to Berklee

Vancouver’s Elise Boeur and Natasha Pheko to attend Berklee this fall    Canadian enrollment at Berklee has almost tripled since 2005 July 8, 2013 – Vancouver musicians Elise Boeur and Natasha Pheko have been awarded the prestigious Slaight Family Scholarship, established by Gary Slaight, for study at Boston’s Berklee College of Music. Both of this year’s scholars …

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Evan Sherman – Drums

Evan Sherman, a native of New Jersey began playing the drums at five years old. He has performed internationally and nationally with a variety of artists including Anat Cohen, Kenny Burrell, Ron Carter, Cyrus Chestnut, Bob Cranshaw, Ray Drummond, Benny Green, Roy Hargrove, Stefon Harris, Jimmy Heath, Hubert Laws, John …

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Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, and Ravi Coltrane – ArtistShare® Project – Saxophone Summit’s new CD: Visitation

We are very excited to introduce the new Saxophone Summit: Visitation ArtistShare® Project. This unique ArtistShare® project brings together some of the most monumental figures in jazz: saxophone titans Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, and Ravi Coltrane will join forces with an equally dynamic rhythm section featuring pianist Phil Markowitz, bassist …

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Taylor Made Jazz Performing at the Queen City Jazz Festival July 27th, 2013

July 10, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Van Taylor Phone: 716-855-1754 Email: taylorvan@juno.com Taylor Made Jazz is coming to the Queen City Jazz Festival July 27,2013 at 5pm presented by the Colored Musicians Club Located at 145 Broadway in Buffalo New York 14203 This group brings a unique blend of …

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