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Prince is to release New Album ‘Piano & A Microphone 1983’

This September 21st, the timeless Prince back catalogue welcomes a new, special addition – Piano & A Microphone 1983: 9 tracks and 35 minutes of Prince – solo with just a piano and a microphone. The private rehearsal recording, captured at Prince’s home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, provides a rare, intimate glimpse into the iconic …

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Herbie Hancock’s Spellbinding “River: The Joni Letters” Expanded Edition Out Now

When Herbie Hancock’s genre-defying River: The Joni Letters, won the 2007 Grammy® Award for “Album of the Year,” beating out Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters and Vince Gill, it was a victory for musical exploration, inspired musicianship and the kind of creative spirit that the legendary jazz musician has carried throughout his incredible and …

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Release of Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 on March 23, 2018

Columbia/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 on March 23, 2018. Available in 4CD boxset and digital configurations, Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 brings together, for the first time in an authorized edition with state-of-the-art production, five mythic concert performances as heard …

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Seal And Frank Sinatra Duet On Christmas Single “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”

Sinatra Seal Duet

British soul legend Seal has released a duet with one of history’s most iconic artists, Frank Sinatra, via UMe. Performing the Christmas classic, “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town,” Seal and Sinatra sing side by side, in perfect harmony, creating a unique, one-off single, just in time for the holidays. The dream collaboration, granted by …

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Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival Announces 2018 Line Up

The City of Miami Gardens announces the highly anticipated 2018 artist lineup for its 13th annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival, the signature event for this vibrant community. On March 17-18, 2018, fans will again experience the ultimate festival event featuring the world’s top artists from the R&B, soul, jazz, hip-hop, and funk …

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Jazz Diva Natalie Williams to Perform in Hong Kong for the First Time Ever

Orbital Events debuts their quarterly Seasonal Sounds series with MOBO nominee soul-jazz vocalist, Natalie Williams, in her first ever Hong Kong performance. In partnership with W Hong Kong, this unique night of firsts will be held at the glamorous and chic WOOBAR on Friday, November 17, 2017. A veteran of over a decade in the …

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Two New Bing Crosby CD Releases From the Bing Crosby Archive And UMe

HLC Properties, Ltd., the Crosby family company, announces the release of two new entries in the Bing Crosby Archive CD series. New Tricks: 60th Anniversary Deluxe Edition and Among My Souvenirs: More Treasures from the Crosby Archive will be released on December 8, 2017, through UMe. Kathryn Crosby, Bing’s widow is the executive producer of …

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The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Announces Kick-Off Events for Upcoming Fall Season

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

The Grammy-Award Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra announces two events that will kick-off its official Fall Season starting with NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on October 24th and the Jazz Orchestra’s Showcase Concert on October 26th. The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s showcase on October 26th represents the first performance since …

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Jazz Luminary Dee Dee Bridgewater To Receive ASCAP Foundation Champion Award

Dee Dee Bridgewater

The ASCAP Foundation announces that Grammy- and Tony Award-winning jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater will be honored with The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award at The ASCAP Foundation Honors Celebration on Thursday, December 14. The annual, invitation-only event takes place at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. The ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams said: …

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Diana Krall Announces Third Leg Of Turn Up The Quiet North American Tour Dates

DIANA KRALL

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall will return to North America in January for the third US leg of her “Turn Up The Quiet World Tour.” The tour kicks off on January 30th in Clearwater, FL at the Ruth Eckerd Hall and will visit major venues and cities including the Walt …

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