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Ravi Coltrane

Praised for his music’s “elusive beauty” (DownBeat), and for his “style informed by tradition but not encumbered by it” (Philadelphia City Paper), saxophonist Ravi Coltrane takes a bold step in his creative journey with Spirit Fiction, his Blue Note Records debut. Spirit Fiction features two different band lineups, each with …

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Matt Garrison

With confidence, lyricism, and a tonality that is suffused in warmth, saxophonist Matt Garrison fervently pursues the art-form of jazz as reflected in his own words, “I like to think that I am a translator of sorts. A jazz musician, in my opinion, is supposed to interpret the world around …

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Tim Mayer

One of the best tenor saxophonists to come along in years. Tim Mayer’s approach to the horn is sophisticated, passionate, and lyrical.  His big sound is warm and powerful.  Listen for yourself. Tim Mayer is definitely here to stay! “A powerful new voice has arrived on the jazz scene, and …

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CD Release: Nicholas Payton #BAM Live at Bohemian Caverns on February 26 on BMF Records™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 Grammy-winning Artist Nicholas Payton Releases New Album #BAM Live at Bohemian Caverns on February 26 on BMF Records™    Get Yours Here Nicholas Payton Launches His Own Imprint BMF Records™ A Blog Post Launches A Movement The evolution of Grammy-winning trumpeter Nicholas Payton continues on …

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Artie Roth

Toronto-born jazz bassist Artie Roth has been an active composer, bandleader, performer and educator in the national and international jazz communities, since his graduation from York University in 1992 with the Oscar Peterson Scholarship. After two Canada Council sponsored study tenures in New York City (1993 and 1997), Artie returned …

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David Sanborn

David Sanborn has released 25 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and lately, more and more traditional jazz. He released his first solo album …

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John Lee

John Lee,  Bassist, composer, educator and producer, John Lee is Co Founder of Jazz Legacy Productions,  is the executive director of the Dizzy Gillespie™ All-Stars and All-Stars Big Band with whom he performs regularly. www.jazzlegacyproductions.com  |  www.dizzygillespie.org The son of an A.M.E. minister, John’s earliest musical impressions were formed in …

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