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Pianist Arturo O’Farrill to Release New Album “…dreaming in lions…” on Sept. 24th, 2021 | LISTEN to Title Track!


 
PIANIST & COMPOSER ARTURO O’FARRILL RELEASES “DREAMING IN LIONS”
THE TITLE TRACK OF HIS STUNNING BLUE NOTE DEBUT OUT SEPT. 24
 
ALBUM PRESENTS TWO SUITES O’FARRILL COMPOSED
IN COLLABORATION WITH MALPASO DANCE COMPANY
PERFORMED BY THE 10-PIECE AFRO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE
 
7-time GRAMMY Award-winning composer, bandleader, and pianist Arturo O’Farrill has released “Dreaming In Lions,” the title track of his forthcoming Blue Note debut …dreaming in lions… due out September 24.

Singer/Pianist Eliane Elias to Release New Album “Mirror Mirror” on Sept. 10th, 2021 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Singer/Pianist Eliane Elias to Release New Album “Mirror Mirror” with Chick Corea And Chucho Valdés on Sept. 10th, 2021
 
Multi GRAMMY® winning pianist/singer/composer Eliane Elias’ latest album MIRROR MIRROR on Candid Records is a lifelong musical dream come true—an extraordinary piano duet recording of Eliane with the late legendary jazz great Chick Corea, and famed Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés.

International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert


 
International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert Featuring Performances from Cities Across the Globe
 
Hosted by Michael Douglas at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Concert Caps Extraordinary 10th Anniversary Celebration Spanning More than 190 Countries
 
Pic: “Legendary jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and acclaimed vocalist Andra Day perform as part of the International Jazz Day 2021 All-Star Global Concert.”
 
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With more than 190 countries participating, the International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary celebration concluded with a thrilling All-Star Global Concert reaching millions worldwide.

Guitarist Gabriel Vicéns Releases New Album “The Way We Are Created” | LISTEN!


 
Gabriel Vicéns blends Jazz and Puerto Rican Rhythms in his New Album, “The Way We Are Created”
 
The guitarist expands his musical expression by mixing bomba and plena rhythms from his native Puerto Rico with his unique brand of Jazz.
 
“The Way We Are Created,” the third album from the brilliant New York City-based musician Gabriel Vicéns, offers a detailed picture of his multiple talents. It portrays the evolution of his own voice, not only as a guitarist but as a composer and conceptualist as well.

Alfredo Rodriguez & Munir Hossn Releases New Single “Que Será” | LISTEN!


 
Cuban Pianist and Composer Alfredo Rodriguez
Partners with Longtime Musical Collaborator
Munir Hossn Offer Solace to the World
with New Single, “Que Será”
 
Available Now via Mack Avenue Records
 
Since the 16th century, the phrase “que será” has served as a motto for human existence in times of uncertainty. Not knowing the next step or the outcome of an unexpected situation can place anyone’s mind into a frenzy, making hope and optimism far from the first thought.

Cuban Pianist Chucho Valdés Opens his Online Music Academy | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Cuban Pianist and Composer Chucho Valdés
Opens his Online Music Academy
 
Before devoting himself entirely to a career in music as a pianist and composer, Chucho Valdés studied to become a teacher. His admiration for his uncle Emilio’s vocation, who was an important educator in Cuba, led him to attend teacher training school with the goal of becoming an educator.

The Monterey Jazz Festival Releases Never Before Shared Commission Performances | “Evolution of a Groove: The Monterey Commissions”


 
Evolution of a Groove: The Monterey Commissions
The Monterey Jazz Festival Releases Never Before Shared Commission Performances
 
Monterey, Calif., February 17, 2021: The Monterey Jazz Festival is excited to announce the release of Evolution of a Groove: the Monterey Commissions a brand-new series of never before shared commissioned performances from the Monterey Jazz Festival archives.

UK Jazz Vocalist Clare Foster Releases New Album “Kumbhaka” | LISTEN!


 
Noted London, UK Jazz Vocalist
CLARE FOSTER
Releases her exciting Latin-infused recording
KUMBHAKA
 
TORONTO – LONDON, UK – NEW YORK CITY – February 1, 2021 – With the global release of her latest recording, London-based, international jazz vocalist CLARE FOSTER has interwoven a glorious celebration of “The Great American Songbook” with unique arrangements and instrumentation that magically incorporate Latin-American motifs and rhythms with a number of beloved “standards”. She has also included three fine original compositions.

Jazz Legend Joe Chambers to Release New Album “Samba De Maracatu” on Feb. 26th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single “Never Let Me Go”!


 
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.