Aug 21

Flushing House Hosts Third “Jazz Up In The Sky” September 9th!

Live Jazz will be heard throughout the evening on Friday, September 9th, 2016, as a group of talented musicians bring their love and concern for the elderly to new heights on the rooftop of Flushing House in Queens! “Jazz Up In The Sky” will take place up on the roof top of Flushing House, located …

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Aug 20

Columbia/Legacy Recordings Set to Release Miles Davis Quintet: Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series, Vol 5

Columbia/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Miles Davis Quintet: Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series, Vol 5 on Friday, October 21, 2016. A 3CD box set collection chronicling Miles’ musical evolution in the studio from 1966-1968 working with his “second great quintet,” the latest edition in Columbia/Legacy’s acclaimed Miles Davis Bootleg …

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Aug 19

Jazz at Lincoln Center Adopts Blind Auditions and New Selection Procedures for Jazz Orchestra

Equal Rights Advocates, The Liu Law Firm P.C., Outten & Golden LLP, and our clients, Ellen Seeling and JazzWomen & Girls Advocates, are proud to announce that Jazz at Lincoln Center has formally adopted new selection procedures for regular and substitute members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. “We are optimistic that these exciting …

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Aug 10

‘Ready Take One’ by Legendary American Jazz Pianist/Composer Erroll Garner out September 30

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Octave Music Licensing LLC, curators of American jazz legend Erroll Garner’s archival recordings, announce the release of Garner’s Ready Take One on Friday, September 30. A new album of 14 previously unreleased studio performances by Erroll Garner and his backing musicians–drums (Jimmie Smith, Joe Cocuzzo), …

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Jul 26

An Immersive Night of Parisian Jazz Marks the Launch of Debut Novel

Inspired by a 2014 trip to Paris, Oliver Cable’s debut novel, Fresh Air and Empty Streets, launches on 29 July in London. Oliver Cable was born to English parents in Holland and currently lives in London. In the twelve years since writing his first poem, he’s written short-form poetry and prose, appearing in Avaunt Magazine …

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Jul 25

Michael Kiwanuka Announces North American Tour in support of new album

Michael Kiwanuka is excited to announce that he’ll be touring North America this fall in support of his sophomore album Love & Hate (out now via Interscope Records.) The album itself has already accrued critical acclaim, with Associated Press stating, “Most of the album’s 10 songs are rooted in Kiwanuka’s acoustic guitar and warm, expressive …

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Jul 07

Dox Live launches website and presents expanded roster

Today sees the launch of the new Dox Live booking agency website. Familiar in association with Giovanca, New Cool Collective and Benny Sings, Dox Live has expanded significantly this year to include international acts such as Raul Midón, George Clinton, Myles Sanko, Ebo Taylor and Nouvelle Vague. In charge of Dox Live is Mark van …

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Jun 19

Canada celebrating a Summer of Music with Nationwide Jazz Festivals

For the 13th year in a row, TD Bank Group celebrates music as the sponsor of jazz festivals across Canada, welcoming world-class musicians, critically acclaimed jazz artists and rising stars to perform for communities and share their love of music. This year’s lineups will showcase culturally and musically diverse programming including jazz, blues, folk, R&B, …

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May 26

Miles Davis: The Universe of Cool. Visualized

Miles Davis, international musical icon and cultural archetype, would have turned 90 years old on May 26, 2016. To commemorate Miles’ 90th, Legacy Recordings (the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment) and Polygraph (a publication for thoughtful, data-driven storytelling) is launching “The Universe of Miles Davis,” an immersive destination website visualizing the astounding ongoing cultural …

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May 12

Marcus Strickland teams up with producer Meshell Ndegeocello

Saxophonist Marcus Strickland teamed with producer Meshell Ndegeocello on his remarkable Blue Note/Revive Music debut Nihil Novi. The album features his band Twi-Life along with special guests including singer Jean Baylor, bassist Pino Palladino, drummer Chris Dave & pianist Robert Glasper , drawing upon a world of music from J Dilla’s beat making to Bartók’s …

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