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Virtuoso Flutist LORI BELL Pays Tribute to New York City on ‘Brooklyn Dreaming,’ Releasing January 15, 2016

‘Brooklyn Dreaming’ Is Bell’s 9th Album Renditions of Classics By Monk, Mingus and Earle Hagen Quartet Includes Pianist Tamir Hendelman, Bassist Katie Thiroux & Drummer Matt Witek   San Diego, CA: On January 15, 2016, virtuoso flutist, and world-renown composer, Lori Bell will release Brooklyn Dreaming, an homage to her familial roots with an …

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Antonio Hart, ‘Blessings CD’ Standard – NYC / Dizzy Gillespie™ All Stars, Blue Note – NYC (Dizzy’s Birthday)

“Blessings describes how I feel about the great music that came before,” says Hart. While he is mindful of the jazz tradition, he knows no confines. “Great music also comes from Stax and Motown, Jeff Beck, Queen, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson.” “Blessings” and “standards” do not stand …

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Dizzy Gillespie™ All Stars, Blue Note – NYC (Dizzy’s Birthday) / Antonio Hart, ‘Blessings CD’ Standard – NYC

History has produced its share of great artists and great people – John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie was both. As a performer, he left behind an incredible record of innovation and inspiration; as a composer, a broad repository of musical masterpieces; and as a man, a legion of friends, colleagues, and …

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A Tribute to Jobim with Maucha Adnet, featuring Helio Alvez and Duduka DaFonseca

Saturday, November 14, 2015 8 pm Brazilian Vocalist  Maucha Adnet performed, toured and recorded with legendary composer Antônio Carlos Jobim and Banda Nova for ten years. For this performance, she will be supported by Brazilian musicians Helio Alvez (piano) and Duduka DaFonseca (drums) and Austrian bassist Hans Glawishnig. Jobim was …

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Sofia Rei Quartet At the Vermont Jazz Center in collaboration with Next Stage.

Friday, October 30, 2015 8 pm http://sofiamusic.com/ Called “one of the best Argentine singers ever” and “a song researcher with a vibrant voice,” Sofia Rei is emerging as a star while still holding firm to the scholarly mission of discovering and performing song forms and rhythms rarely heard outside their …

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New England Conservatory Presents Too Marvelous for Words: Music of Frank Sinatra Featuring – Thursday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.

New England Conservatory presents Too Marvelous for Words: Music of Frank Sinatra, a concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Frank Sinatra’s birth at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 15. The event, conducted by Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst, will feature the NEC Jazz Orchestra and student vocalists with the …

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