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Co Streiff – Russ Johnson Quartet “In Circles” CD-2011 Intakt Records

Glenn Astarita American trumpeter Russ Johnson and Swiss saxophonist Co Streiff certainly abide by the press release statements, indicating the musicians’ cross-cultural inferences and recurring use of melody within the progressive-jazz and improvisational realm. Recorded live, sans the final piece “Confession,” the quartet toggles between feathery light grooves and pulsating …

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Terence Blanchard Completes Score for Lucasfilm's "Red Tails" Set For Release January 20th

GRAMMY-WINNING COMPOSER TERENCE BLANCHARD COMPLETES SCORE FOR LUCASFILM’S RED TAILS, SET FOR RELEASE JANUARY 20TH BY TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX Film is Golden-Globe nominated Composer’s 52nd film score and stars Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Ne-Yo and more   Los Angeles, CA— World-renowned film composer and musician Terence Blanchard has completed …

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Trio Shalva, Riding Alone

By: Edward Blanco Pianist Assaf Gleizner, bassist and guitarist Koby Hayon and drummer Nadav Snir Zeinker share many things in common: all Israeli-born, all eventually relocate to, and are now part of, New York and its vibrant jazz scene, and finally, together, they are Trio Shalva (the Hebrew word for …

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Jocelyn Medina, We Are Water (2011)

by: Geannine Reid Pedigreed with degrees from Berklee College of Music and a Masters in Vocal Jazz Performance from Manhattan School of Music, Composer, Lyricist, Vocalist and Vocal Instrumentalist Jocelyn Medina serves up her sophomore release We Are Water with effortless intricacy and an international flavor. Her compositions are lyrically …

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