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WINARD HARPER “COEXIST” (Jazz Legacy Productions)

The city of Baltimore is known for many things, not least of which is jazz wizards Bill Frisell, Billie Holiday, Gary Bartz, and drummer composer, bandleader, and educator Winard Harper. With trumpeter-brother Philip, Winard Harper co-led the Harper Brothers, one of the most successful—artistically and popularity-wise—straight-ahead, hard-boppin’ jazz bands from …

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NPR’S Jazz Night in America will record Philadelphia concert honoring jazz pioneer Jymie Merritt on Sat., Jan. 16

A long-overdue tribute concert celebrating lifelong Philadelphia jazz artist Jymie Merritt, the innovative double bass and electric bassist, band leader and composer, will be recorded for an upcoming edition of NPR’s Jazz Night in America program. The Music of Jymie Merritt and The Forerunners will take place Saturday, January 16, …

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VJC Big Band and Guest Vibraphonist, Richard Greenblatt- Tribute to Terry Gibbs’ Dream Band – December 4, 2015 – 8 pm

December 4, 2015 – 8 pm The Vermont Jazz Center’s 18 piece big band with vibraphonist Rich Greenblatt play the high-energy swinging arrangements of Terry Gibbs’ legendary Dream Band. Special guests Jill Connolly and Mark Anagnostpolus on vocals for this annual VJC Scholarship fundraiser concert. Tickets $25-40 sliding scale, $35-50 …

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St Germain announces first North American tour in 15 years

The much-anticipated new self-titled album from St Germain (Ludovic Navarre), which comes 15 years after the commercially and critically successful Tourist, has been met with acclaim, with NPR declaring Navarre “remains a sly master of the textural mix,” The Independent on Sunday (UK) praising the album’s “tasteful blend of dexterous musicianship and smooth syncopated beats,” and the Wall Street …

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Famed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra to perform November 14 at MIT Cambridge: music by Mark Harvey, plus live improvisation to Kate Matson’s FiLmprov Cha Cha Cha

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues its 43rd season with an exuberant show at MIT Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02142, November 14 at 8 pm, free admission. On tap: Mark Harvey’s Spaceways (for Sun Ra), De-Evolution Blues (for the current political season), and the premiere of Harvey’s Tritonology.  …

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Alicia Olatuja performs at Harlem Stage on November 18

HARLEM STAGE PRESENTS A FREE CARNEGIE HALL NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT WITH ALICIA OLATUJA, NOVEMBER 18 Harlem Stage Gatehouse (150 Convent Avenue, Manhattan) Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Alicia Olatuja Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30pm Tickets: Free with RSVP To kick off the 30th anniversary season of their partnership with Carnegie Hall, Harlem Stage is excited to …

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Christian Howes – American Spirit: Leading Jazz Violinist/Composer Invites Reflection on American Identity In Ambitious New Recording

Release Date: October 30, 2015 From Resonance Records LOS ANGELES – For more than 20 years, renowned violinist/composer Christian Howes has been powerfully moving audiences all over the world as an artist with a distinctly American voice, forging ground at the intersections of jazz, classical, and world music. But when …

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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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