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Vocalist Sandra Booker Tributes Sarah Vaughan At Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill | April 22nd, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Vocalist Sandra Booker
Tributes Sarah Vaughan
At Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill
 
Los Angeles – When jazz vocalist Sandra Booker first burst onto the Los Angeles music scene in the 90’s, the comparisons to the legendary Sarah Vaughan came fast and furious.

IMG Artists Signs Recording Artist Damien Sneed and Confirms North America Tour for 2019


 
IMG Artists Signs Multi-Genre Recording Artist Damien Sneed and Confirms North America Tour
 
NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — IMG Artists, today’s leading global performing arts management agency, has signed multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed to its international roster and confirms that Sneed will embark on a 36-city North American concert tour in 2019.

Singer/Songwriter Fatoumata Diawara to Release New Album “Fenfo” on May 18th, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO for “Nterini”!


 
Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist & World Music Sensation,
FATOUMATA DIAWARA
Drops Single & Video for “Nterini”
 
If Africa is the future, then Malian singer/songwriter, guitarist and actress Fatoumata Diawara is a woman ahead of her time. The stunning and socially conscious young artist has used her music to address the pressing issues of arranged marriage, genital mutilation, domestic violence and campaigned against the trafficking and sale of black migrants in Libyan slave markets.

New Band The Suffers to Release Debut Album “Everything Here” on July 13th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Shanachie Entertainment Is Pleased To Announce The Signing Of
Electrifying Eight-Piece Wonder-Band The Suffers
 
The Suffers Bring Gulf Coast Soul To The World July 13th With Everything Here
 
There is a contagious and combustible energy every time the eight-piece wonder-band The Suffers steps on the scene. Following The Suffers’ electrifying late night TV debut on Letterman in 2015, David Letterman exclaimed, “If you can’t do this, get out of the business!”

Pianist Joey Alexander to Release New Album “Eclipse” on May 4th, 2018 | Announces New Tour Dates


 
THREE-TIME GRAMMY® NOMINEE
JOEY ALEXANDER
TO RELEASE ECLIPSE,
HIS FOURTH & MOST PERSONAL ALBUM TO DATE,
AVAILABLE MAY 4 ON MOTÉMA MUSIC
 
Too often, talented young artists succumb to believing so much in their own ability that they lose sight of their true potential as significant contributors to their field. Thankfully, there are others committed to evolving and lifting the music to new levels of appreciation with enthusiasm, engagement, and emotional depth.

Reggae Artist Mystic Bowie To Release Debut Album “Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads” on June 15th, 2018


 
Mystic Bowie To Release Debut “MYSTIC BOWIE’S TALKING DREADS” Album Featuring Reggae Versions Of Talking Heads Hits And More On June 15
 
FREDDIE MCGREGOR, ERNEST RANGLIN, TARRUS RILEY, DEAN FRASER, KIRK BENNETT, LINCOLN THOMAS AND CINDY WILSON OF THE B52’S JOIN MYSTIC ON THE COLLECTION
 
LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Reggae artist Mystic Bowie will release his debut album titled MYSTIC BOWIE’S TALKING DREADS, featuring classic Talking Heads songs, and more, reggae-style, on June 15. The debut single, “Once In A Lifetime,” will be released on May 4.

Grammy-Nominated Singer/Drummer Jamison Ross Announces New Tour Dates 2018


 
Grammy-Nominated Singer, Drummer, Composer and Bandleader Jamison Ross Announces New Tour Dates
 
Whereas Jamison Ross’ GRAMMY®-nominated, vocal-heavy 2015 debut disc, Jamison shocked some listeners who knew him primarily as a drummer, especially after he won the 2012 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Drum Competition, his sophomore disc, All For One will surely solidify his reputation as one his generation’s brightest vocalists and drummers.

Funk Group fDeluxe Reunite in Minneapolis for 2 Shows on Jan. 31st, 2018 | Feat Jerome Benton, Jellybean Johnson & “St Paul” Peterson


 
Original line-up of Minneapolis funk outfit fDeluxe (aka The Family) reunite in Twin Cities for the first time since 1985
 
Jerome Benton rejoins band for 2 Special Nights
 
January 25, 2018 – For the very first time in over 30 years all 5 original members of The Family (now known as fDeluxe) will reunite in Minneapolis on for 2 not to be missed shows at The Dakota on January 31, 2018.

Sony Corp. & Blue Note Media Group Announces New Sponsorship Agreement

Sony Corporation and Blue Note Media Group
Announce Landmark Sponsorship
 
New Multi-Genre Music Venue
“Sony Hall” to Open in New York City Spring 2018
and Sponsorship of Annual Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York City
 
NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 — Sony Corporation (“Sony”) and Blue Note Media Group (“Blue Note” / “BNMG”) – the sponsorship affiliate of Blue Note Entertainment Group, the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide including the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club – today announced a landmark strategic sponsorship agreement.

Austin City Limits Presents Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock | Premieres Jan. 20th, 2018 on PBS | WATCH VIDEO!


 
Austin City Limits Presents a Dazzling Hour with the Legendary Herbie Hancock
 
Austin, TX—January 19, 2018—Austin City Limits (ACL) presents a series highlight: a career-spanning hour with one of the world’s most celebrated artists, jazz legend Herbie Hancock, in his first-ever appearance on the program. The new installment premieres Saturday, January 20 at 8pm CT/9pm ET as part of ACL’s Season 43.