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Art Note Ensemble at Club Bonafide

Art Note Ensemble will perform at Club Bonafide on January 4th at 7PM. Tickets: http://clubbonafide.com/event/art-note-ensemble-2/ ‘Art Note Ensemble’ is a music ensemble that creates cross-stylistic and cross-cultural music by way of exploring beyond the fringes of conventional compositional and improvisational techniques, instrumental techniques, timbre, performance practice and electronics. The music, …

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Larry Reni Thomas’ Top Ten Jazz 2017

  SMOKIN IN SEATTLE—Wynton Kelly Trio and Wes Montgomery—Resonance Records ALTO MANHATTAN—Steve Slagle—Panorama DREAMS AND DAGGERS—Cecile McLorin Salvant—Mack Avenue FOR THE LOVE OF YOU—Jacques Lesure—WJ3 LIVE FROM STERN GROVE FESTIVAL—Pacific Mambo Orchestra—PMO SERENADE FOR HORACE—Louis Hayes—Blue Note IN THE MOMENT—Johnny O’Neal—Smoke Sessions LET’S GROOVE—Cory Weeds—Cellar Live LATIN JAZZ PROJECT VOL. …

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PREVIEW: SAXOPHONE SENSATION KAMASI WASHINGTON COMES TO RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA by LARRY RENI THOMAS

  Music fans have been passionately waiting for months since the good news came earlier this year that, the 36-year-old, Inglewood, California-based reedman, Kamasi Washington, one of the most talked about, well-travelled musicians on the scene, would be appearing in concert with his eight-piece group, in Raleigh, North Carolina, December …

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Pianist Ryan Slatko Releases Debut Album “First Impressions” That Features Original Works And A Line-Up Of Leading Artists

Florida pianist, composer, and arranger Ryan Slatko recently released his debut album entitled First Impressions backed by a notable line-up of prominent musicians including Daniel Dickinson (alto/soprano saxophone); Linda Oh (acoustic bass); Ulysses Owens, Jr. (drums); Joel Ross (vibraphone); and Samir Zarif (tenor saxophone). The independent recording was recorded in …

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REVIEW: “Songbook” by Giuseppe Millaci & Vogue Trio delivers a solid debut

Belgium based jazz musician Giuseppe Millaci (29 years old) presents an ambitious and polished debut with the release of his album ‘Songbook’. Giuseppe Millaci bass / Amaury Faye piano / Lionel Beuvens drums. From its opening number ‘Nostalgia Op.1’, a tantalising prologue, the act’s superior standard of composition, performance and production values is …

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Daniel ROURE new album “Vintage Love Songs” 2017

— Daniel Roure’s new album “Vintage Love Songs” has just been released. It includes covers songs of Blossom Dearie, Dean Martin, Trenet, Brel, Gainsbourg, Niel Diamond,Sinatra… the 50s and 60s.in french and english . Daniel Roure,Piano vocal, has made swing arrangements with an unexpected freshness of these musics, accompanied by …

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REVIEW: DUKE PERFORMANCES PRESENTS MONK @100 by LARRY RENI THOMAS

Supreme congratulations to Aaron Greenwald, the executive director of Duke Performances, and his staff, for presenting “Monk @100.” They did an impressive, superb job honoring and righteously celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birthday (October 10, 1917) of the internationally-known piano legend, Rocky Mount, North Carolina native, Thelonious Monk, for …

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Experience Ayiti Gears Up For Their Second Annual Mission Trip To Haiti This December With A Special Benefit Concert In New York City On November 19th

Humanitarian arts and educational organization Experience Ayiti will hold a special benefit concert on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at DROM in New York City, for the organization’s second annual mission trip to Haiti. The show will present an All-Star ensemble featuring saxophonist and Experience Ayiti’s founder Godwin Louis, vocalist Pauline Jean, along with Billy Buss(trumpet), Willerm Delisfort (piano), Jonathan Michel (bass), Allan Mednard (drums), and Markus …

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Singer Songwriter Phillip Brandon Debuts with a Genre-Defying Musical Gift for the Planet: The Story Begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Proud Morehouse Graduate Steps Out Making a Profound Musical Difference Springing forth following eight years of tours as “Narrator” with platinum selling rock band Trans Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, “Born For This: The Musical,” singer-songwriter Phillip …

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