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Maverick Saxophonist Daniel Bennett Creates Buzz With Major New Release, “Sinking Houseboat Confusion”

New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett can be heard throughout the world performing his award–winning compositions on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and oboe. The Daniel Bennett Group plays quirky Modern Jazz, fused with elements of Surf Rock and Avant-Pop. The Boston Globe describes Bennett’s music as “a mix of jazz, folk, and minimalism.”  The …

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Album Notes  – Alchemy Sound Project‘s release Further Explorations presents innovative compositions and virtuoso performances by five jazz composer-performers, each a highly advanced improviser in their own right. The synergy of this collective, enhanced by two guest performers, produces music that is fascinating, raw and honest. – While the group’s configuration and …

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ACO’s Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute Readings

Free (RSVP encouraged) Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 7:30pm Miller Theatre at Columbia University 2960 Broadway (at 116th Street), MC 1801 New York, NY 10027 RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-jazz-composer-orchestra-institute-reading-tickets-20817506723 Music Director George Manahan leads the American Composers Orchestra in new works by seven composers from the Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute: Jonathan Finlayson (b. 1982), …

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Joshua Redman Quartet on Sun. June 26th at 7pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA

Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly announced three additions to the 2016 schedule today, including John Hiatt (May 6), Joshua Redman Quartet (June 26), and Buckwheat Zydeco (August 20). “We are excited to add amazing rock, jazz, and zydeco talents to further round out this …

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New Release ‘ANGELS’ Andy Scott, Featuring Cyrus Chestnut, Dezron Douglas and Evan Sherman

Andy Scott is a jazz singer…but that’s like saying Al Pacino is an “actor” and Julia Childs a “cook.” Scott comes from the tradition of the classic ballad/American Songbook style but he’s not “retro”—like the best singers he melds the best of the past with the immediacy of the Eternal …

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