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Free Nelson MandoomJazz Ups the Ante on The Organ Grinder – Third RareNoise Release Slams with Expanded Vision and Authority

With the release of 2013‘s double EP/The Shape of Doomjazz To Come/Saxophone Giganticus, the renegade Scottish trio Free Nelson MandoomJazz laid out its musical manifesto in bone-crunching terms and followed up in 2014 with the equally potent Awakening of a Capital. Both recordings showcased the Edinburgh-based musicians Colin Stewart (bass), …

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Venerable Aardvark Jazz Orchestra To Open 44th Season, Music by Mark Harvey and Duke Ellington

Praised for “exuberance, imagination and sheer brio” (Jazz Review UK), called “stunningly beautiful and adventurous” (New York City Jazz Record), and hailed as “one of the best jazz ensembles in the world” (Jazz Podium, Germany), the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra kicks off its 44th season at Scullers Jazz Club Boston. Expect …

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Swingando is #3 on the CMJ Charts

Swingando is now #3 on the CMJ Charts. Brazilian guitarist/composer has put together this amazing album. Sergio Pereira is backed by the world’s best Brazilian rhythm section such as Helio Alves, Duduka da Fonseca, Nilson Matta, Marcus Teixeira, Mauricio Zottarelli, Itaiguara Brandao and many others. Available on CDbaby, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, SoundCloud, …

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I CALLED HIM MORGAN: SWEDISH FILM ON LEE MORGAN TO BE SHOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN EUROPE AT THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

“I Called Him Morgan” a documentary film about the trumpet legend Lee Morgan, and Helen Morgan, the lady who shot Lee Morgan, has been selected to be shown at The Venice International Film Festival (http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/73rd-festival/line-up/), in September 2016. Directed and written by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin, it will feature interviews, …

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Maverick Saxophonist Daniel Bennett Plays the Velvet Note (Alpharetta, GA) on August 21

New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. The Daniel Bennett Group will perform a special CD release concert at the Velvet Note (4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, Georgia) on Sunday, August 21 at 7pm. Daniel Bennett can be heard throughout the …

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