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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

NEW YORK CITY — Finalists for the 25th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at, demonstrating both generational continuity and diversity of talent making music and creating media in coverage of it today. See

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

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
Redeem with Promo Code “30DAYSFREE-USD”
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.

Sergio Mendes to Release New Album “In The Key of Joy” on Feb. 28th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

February 28, 2020 release on Concord Records features an all-star cast of special guests including Common, Cali y El Dandee, João Donato, Buddy, Sugar Joans, Joe Pizzulo, Gracinha Leporace, Hermeto Pascoal, Rogê, Guinga and Sheléa
For Immediate Release – One common thread weaves throughout the staggeringly diverse tapestry of music that producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist Sergio Mendes has created over his remarkable six-decade career: the spirit of joy.

Jazz Singer Maria Mendes Releases New Album “Close to Me” on Nov. 1st, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Vocalist Maria Mendes Explores Portugese Fado Music
Through the Lense of Symphonic Jazz on Close to Me
Featuring Metropole Orkest & John Beasley
Available October 25 via Justin Time Records
Music is the heart and soul of jazz singer Maria Mendes, who studied in New York, Brussels, Rotterdam, and Porto, and whose talents have been praised by musical legends such as Quincy Jones and Hermeto Pascoal.

Modern Guitarist Gia Jade Releases New Single “Giant Steps” | LISTEN!

Modern Guitarist Gia Jade Debuts ‘Giant Steps’ on August 23rd
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Aug. 23, 2019 – PRLog — AWJ Music Group announces recording artist Gia Jade and the debut of her contemporary rendition of “Giant Steps.” Gia Jade presents a new flavor to this classic jazz track combining Bossa Nova and modern jazz elements…