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‘THE CAMELLIA SESSIONS’ SET TO RELEASE A COLLECTION OF LEGENDARY RECORDINGS REINVENTED AND RE-LIVED TO CREATE A MULTI-VOLUME JAZZ, WORLD AND LOUNGE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

Los Angeles, CA—The Camellia Sessions aims to let listeners experience some of the world’s best known music through the reinvention and “re-living” of classic music tracks. Camellia Sessions has selected songs from throughout many decades and genres to re-record for a multi-volume jazz, world and lounge music series.  Available digitally …

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Mary Jenson, Beyond – CD Review

Mary Jenson, Beyond Self-Released 2011 by: Geannine Reid Growing up on an Air Force base, certainly created a strong basis for discipline and commitment, the military life afforded Jenson the opportunity to live in various states throughout her upbringing with her beginnings in formal studies at UNLV. Her experiences included …

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Roulette Presents: 3 Nights of Jerome Foundation Commissioned Artists Ben Gerstein Freedom Choir – Nov 1 Geoff Matters – Nov 3 Peter Evans Quintet & Marty Ehrlich’s 4Alto(s)- Nov 4

Roulette Presents: 3 Nights of Jerome Foundation Commissioned Artists Ben Gerstein Freedom Choir – Nov 1 Geoff Matters – Nov 3 Peter Evans Quintet & Marty Ehrlich’s 4Alto(s)- Nov 4 What: 3 Nights of Jerome Foundation Commissioned ArtistsWhen: November 1, 3 & 4 @ 8pmWhere: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, …

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GRAMMY AND TONY AWARD-WINNING JAZZ VOCALIST DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER APPEARS AT UNITED NATIONS WORLD FOOD DAY 10/27

GRAMMY AND TONY AWARD-WINNING JAZZ VOCALIST DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER APPEARS AT UNITED NATIONS WORLD FOOD DAY EVENT OCTOBER 27TH IN NEW YORK CITY As a Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Bridgewater continues to appeal for international solidarity to finance global grass-roots projects in the …

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Herbie Hancock/Fan Created Music Video

CANON U.S.A. INC., LAUNCHES PIXMA PRO-1 PRINTER AT “LEGENDS IN IMAGING” EVENT FEATURING ICONIC RECORDING ARTIST HERBIE HANCOCK Special Live Performance by Herbie Hancock Generates a First-of-its-Kind, Print-Inspired, “Crowd-Sourced” Music Video for his classic song, “Chameleon” LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 27, 2011 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital …

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Kevin Crabb, Waltz For Dylan

By: Edward Blanco When accomplished composer/drummer and educator Kevin Crabb isn’t behind the drum set producing music, he can most probably be found teaching snare drum technique from his LA studio. Crabb has performed with some of the finest jazz artists in the world from Los Angeles to Toronto, from …

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Book Review: African Rhythms: The Autobiography of Randy Weston by Randy Weston and Willard Jenkins BY LARRY RENI THOMAS

BOOK REVIEW: AFRICAN RHYTHMS: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RANDY WESTON. By Randy Weston and Willard Jenkins. 319 pp. Duke University Press.   Pianist, composer, bandleader, National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, Randy Weston’s long-anticipated, much-talked-about, consciousness-raising, African-centered autobiography, African Rhythms, is a serious breathe of fresh air and is a …

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Music of 1970s Lagos

By John Stevenson It was the era of national reconstruction (after a particularly bitter civil war), Udoji awards, military coups, OPEC-fuelled prosperity, FESTAC, and a naira that reigned supreme. Indeed, the decade of the 1970s represents not only a period when oil money flowed as liberally as palm wine and …

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