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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.

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.

Queen Latifah Named Godmother Of Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Horizon


 
Queen Latifah Named Godmother Of Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Horizon
 
Grammy-Award Winning Artist to Preside Over Ship’s Official Naming Ceremony in New York Featuring ‘Lip Sync Battle: Horizon’ and Honoring St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
 
MIAMI, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Queen Latifah – Grammy award-winning musical artist, acclaimed television and film actress, label president, author and entrepreneur – has been named the godmother to Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon.

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.

The Recording Academy™ Announces New Inductions to GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®


 
RECORDINGS BY DAVID BOWIE, JOHNNY CASH, JIMI HENDRIX, BILLIE HOLIDAY, WHITNEY HOUSTON, PUBLIC ENEMY, AND THE ROLLING STONES AMONG 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS
 
25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT GRAMMY M– USEUM® L.A. LIVE
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.

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.

Gregory Porter to Make Carnegie Hall Concert Debut on Valentine’s Day – Feb. 14th, 2018 | Announces Tour Dates 2017-2018


 
GREGORY PORTER WILL MAKE HIS CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT
WITH VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2018
 
2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter has released his stunning third Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt dedication to his idol, the legendary singer and pianist Nat King Cole that finds Porter revisiting some of Cole’s most cherished classics such as “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “Nature Boy,” and “The Christmas Song.”