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Jazz Singer Turns Painful Past Into Crowdfunded Inspirational Debut Album, “Beauty Indestructible”

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, New York City-­based jazz singer/songwriter Ashley Daneman digitally released her debut full­-length album, Beauty Indestructible, on January 20, 2015. DownBeat Magazine selected the album as an Editors’ Pick for January 2015, saying that “her full-length debut makes it clear that she is carving out her own …

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New England Conservatory Jazz Voice Alum Michael Mayo Featured on American Voices a PBS Great Performances Special Hosted by Renée Fleming

“Jazz on stage is alive and it’s a very intimate exchange… You have to listen so you can respond and keep the conversation going. You do that so impeccably well!” – Dianne Reeves to Michael Mayo on PBS’ American Voices • New England Conservatory Jazz Studies alum Michael Mayo (Bachelor’s …

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Tobias Grim: Brazil Lines (2014)

By EDWARD BLANCO, Young Swedish-born guitarist Tobias Grim announces his debut album with Brazil Lines, a light Brazilian-styled vocal project featuring singer Karolina Vucidolac, one of Sweden’s finest interpreters of the genre. Originally from Linkoping, Sweden, Grim began his musical career performing Rock and Funk music, moved to London for a while, …

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New Frequencies Fest: Jazz@YBCA Programming Announced, February 5-7, 2015

New Frequencies Fest: Jazz@YBCA Programming Announced, February 5-7, 2015

New Frequencies Fest: Jazz@YBCA “jazz in the present tense” February 5-7, 2015   Highlights include Angélique Kidjo, Henry Threadgill Double-Up, Matana Roberts,  Ben Goldberg’s Orphic Machine, Jenny Scheinman solo, Satoko Fujii Duo,  Rudy Royston’s 303, Myra Melford, Joëlle Léandre & Nicole Mitchell Trio,  Lisa Mezzacappa’s Bait & Switch   Plus Special Events, dance …

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