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Jazz Legend Joe Chambers to Release New Album “Samba De Maracatu” on Feb. 26th, 2021 | LISTEN to Title Track!


 
VENERATED DRUMMER, VIBRAPHONIST, PERCUSSIONIST & COMPOSER
JOE CHAMBERS RETURNS TO BLUE NOTE RECORDS WITH
FEBRUARY 26 RELEASE OF SAMBA DE MARACATU
 
LISTEN TO THE TITLE TRACK “SAMBA DE MARACATU” NOW
 
On February 26, the venerated multi-instrumentalist and composer Joe Chambers will release Samba de Maracatu, a notable Blue Note Records return for a significant figure in the label’s history.

Vocalist Andy James to Release New Album “Tu Amor” on Jan. 22nd, 2021


 
Cosmopolitan Vocalist Andy James Explores an Exhilarating Range of Latin Jazz Influences on
Tu Amor set for January 22 on Le Coq Records
 
Boasting Colorful Arrangements by Pianist Bill Cunliffe,
Tu Amor Features an All-Star Ensemble including
Alex Acuña, John Patitucci, Vinnie Colaiuta,
Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Terell Stafford, John Beasley,
Rick Margitza and Bob Sheppard
 
Two great passions have shared the heart of Andy James throughout her life: jazz singing and Flamenco dance.

Bassist Mauricio Morales to Release New Album “Luna” on Feb. 26th, 2021


 
Bassist/Composer Mauricio Morales
Presents His Debut Album, Luna
 
Available February 26, 2021 via Outside in Music
 
In offering up their debut albums, many jazz musicians tend to embark on a safe, easy road, rarely breaking the standard norms and adhering cautiously to a straight-ahead, standards-packed pathway.

Pianist Harold López-Nussa to Release New Album “Te Lo Dije” on Aug. 28th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Pianist/Composer Harold López-Nussa Defies
Expectations and Captures the Soul of
Modern Cuba in His Vibrant New Album Te Lo Dije
AVAILABLE TOMORROW via Mack Avenue Records
 
Walk the streets of Havana on any day and you’ll hear the soul of Cuba: music pouring from private homes and bustling restaurants, windows rattling with the parties thrown inside, nightclubs pulsing with throngs of people dancing.

Latin Jazz Artist John Santos to Release New Album “Art of the Descarga” on Aug. 7th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “Descarga”!


 
Latin Jazz artist John Santos announces new album, ‘Art of the Descarga’
 
New album out August 7th via Smithsonian Folkways
 
Percussionist, educator, and social activist John Santos will release Art of the Descarga, a new album with the John Santos Sextet, on August 7 through Smithsonian Folkways.

Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project “Mayan Suite” | WATCH VIDEO for Single “Viento Solar!”


 
Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project on “Mayan Suite,” Set for May 15 Release by Bacalao Records
 
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) APRIL 16, 2020 – Drummer Brian Andres unleashes an electrifying new project with the May 15 release of “Mayan Suite,” the inaugural recording of his Trio Latino, on Bacalao Records.

Jazz Pianist Al Daniels Releases New Album “Brasiliana” | LISTEN to New Single “Change The World” feat. Lynne Fiddmont!


 
Dan3Music releases “Brasiliana” CD by Jazz Pianist Al Daniels in all available music outlets
 
The Album features singer Lynne Fiddmont (out front with Sheila E. in her recent Prince Tribute); bassist Edwin Livingston (Los Hombres Caliente, Natalie Cole); drummer Oscar Seaton (Terence Blanchards’ E-Collective); Bassist Hussein Jiffry (Herb Alpert), as well as LA saxophonist Steve Alaniz and guitarist J.P. Mourao in 10 original Latin Jazz, mostly Brazilian flavored tracks written by Daniels. Coltranes “Moments Notice” tribute provides the only cover song to the collection.
 
LOS ANGELES – May 8, 2020 – PRLog — Al’s jazz journey began with legendary jazz saxophonist John Handy.

The Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2020 Awards Nominees


 
JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION
ANNOUNCES 2020 AWARDS NOMINEES
 
NEW YORK CITY — Finalists for the 25th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at www.JJAJazzAwards.org, demonstrating both generational continuity and diversity of talent making music and creating media in coverage of it today. See https://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2020.html.

Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Releases New Album “Four Questions” | LISTEN to Title Track feat. Dr. Cornel West!


 
NEW RELEASE FROM GRAMMY-Winning
Arturo O’Farrill and
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Four Questions
 
Harlem, NY – Friday, April 3, 2020 – GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist/composer Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra release their latest recording, Four Questions (ZOHO Music), featuring special guest Dr. Cornel West on the title composition “Four Questions”…

Qwest TV Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period


 
Qwest TV by Quincy Jones –
platform dedicated to jazz
and its affiliated music –
Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period
 
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Upcoming Livestreams with Taylor McFerrin,
Brian Jackson, Sheléa & more
 
To enable and encourage jazz and related music discovery during this challenging time, Qwest TV by Quincy Jones, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand platform dedicated to Jazz and Beyond, is offering new users one-month of free access to its platform and entire content catalog, available until further notice.