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Blue Engine Records to Release Star-Studded Album “United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas” on March 23rd, 2018 | WATCH VIDEO!


 
Blue Engine Records Announces Star-Studded Album
UNITED WE SWING:
BEST OF THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER GALAS
Available March 23, 2018
 
New York, NY – February 7, 2018 – Blue Engine Records makes the most memorable performances from Jazz at Lincoln Center’s historic gala concerts available for the first time with the release of United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas.

New Documentary, “We Knew What We Had: The Greatest Jazz Story Never Told” Coming to PBS on Feb. 1st, 2018 – WATCH VIDEO!


 
MCG Jazz is pleased to present New Documentary, “We Knew What We Had: The Greatest Jazz Story Never Told”
 
We Knew What We Had: The Greatest Jazz Story Never Told documentary film features the talents of international Jazz Masters George Benson, Ahmad Jamal, Stanley Turrentine, Billy Eckstine, Kenny Clarke, Art Blakey, Billy Strayhorn and Mary Lou Williams – all Pittsburghers –…

Legendary Soul Man™ – Sam Moore Join Code of Support Foundation Advisory Board


 
Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine and Legendary Soul Man™ – Sam Moore Join Code of Support Foundation Advisory Board
 
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Code of Support Foundation (COSF) is honored to announce that Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine and Legendary Soul Man™ – Sam Moore have joined COSF’s Advisory Board.

Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Deliver Keynote Address at 1st Annual Jazz Congress | Jan. 11th, 2018


 
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR
TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
 
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.

RVMK Records to Release “Two Beats, One Soul” – An Album Celebrating The Sounds of Cuba – on Jan. 19th, 2018


 
RVMK RECORDS ANNOUNCES, ‘TWO BEATS, ONE SOUL’
AN ALBUM CELEBRATING THE SOUNDS & ARTISTRY OF CUBA
OUT 19th JANUARY
 
EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY RAY CHEW & VIVIAN SCOTT CHEW — TO BE RELEASED 19TH January TWO BEATS, ONE SOUL DOCUMENTARY DIRECTED BY BILLIE WOODRUFF TO BE RELEASED IN SUPPORT OF FULL ALBUM
 
RVMK Records/Sony Music Latin is excited to announce the release of Two Beats, One Soul – a 13 track album showcasing the fusion of Cuban and American music.

Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase on Jan. 27th, 2018


 
Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase
 
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A record number of votes helped select a dynamic lineup of marching bands from our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to perform at the 16th Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 27, 2018.

New Documentary “Arturo Sandoval: Heart and Music” is Currently in Production


 
New Film on Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval in Production
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new documentary on legendary jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval is currently in production. Filmmaker Francisco J. Ricardo, director of F For Franco, is directing the film, inspired by Arturo’s energy and dedication to his craft.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! “Chasing Coltrane: The John Coltrane Documentary” to be Released on Nov. 17th, 2017


 
John Coltrane’s Music And Life Explored And Honored In ‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’
 
Acclaimed Feature Documentary Film Debuts on DVD and Blu-ray on November 17; Companion Soundtrack Album to be Released on CD, 2-LP Vinyl, and Digital Audio
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On November 17, respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, will be released by UMe on DVD and Blu-ray with exclusive bonus features.

Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on Aug. 23rd, 2017


 
Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Master Composer & legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on August 23, 2017 starting at 6:00 PM
 
Whether his contribution to music comes as composer, producer or performer; James Mtume has carved an indelible impression from all sides. Yet for all the decades he has been putting out innovative sounds, he has underscored it with his activism. A brilliant and informed orator, Mtume has spoken internationally.

Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV


 
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
 
LOS ANGELES, July 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.