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Latin Music Bassist Carlos Henriquez to Drop New Album “The Bronx Pyramid” on Sept. 18th, 2015

Carlos Henriquez - The Bronx Pyramid
Blue Engine Records To Release Carlos Henriquez’s Debut Album
on September 18, 2015
Henriquez and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to premiere music from The Bronx Pyramid at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in Bronx, NY on September 12
New York, NY – Wednesday, August 19, 2015 – On Tuesday, in an unprecedented exclusive announcement via Livestream, critically acclaimed bassist and Latin music master Carlos Henriquez announced he will release The Bronx Pyramid, his debut recording as a leader, on Blue Engine Records on September 18, 2015.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to Release New Project “LIVE IN CUBA” on Aug. 21st, 2015

Wynton Marsalis - Live in Cuba
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Live in Cuba
Blue Engine Records
Release: 21 August 2015
LIVE IN CUBA captures nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis and the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s dazzling first—and only—performances in Cuba, where they explored the profound connections between American jazz and Afro-Cuban music, from bebop to bolero and beyond.

Brazilian Jazz Vocalist Luciana Souza to Release New Album “Speaking In Tougues” on Sept. 15th, 2015

Luciana Souza
New Luciana Souza CD, “Speaking In Tongues,” Set For Release September 15th
Speaking In Tongues is a suite of musical poetry with the theme of language at its core. Luciana Souza’s stunning new album for Sunnyside Records draws on the talents of four of the most creative musicians working in Jazz today; players who, along with Luciana, come from five different places on the planet, and have five different languages as their native tongues.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Saxophonist Jessy J Returns with New CD “My One and Only One” on May 26th, 2015

Jessy J - My One And Only One
Internationally Acclaimed Saxophonist JESSY J To Release 5th Studio Album On May 26 Via Shanachie Entertainment
Lead Single “The Tango Boy” Features Special Guests Paul Brown and Gregg Karukas
Album Includes Covers of Toni Braxton, Shuggie Otis and “Lovesong” by The Cure
Record Release Tour In June & July With Fall Festival Dates To Follow
Los Angeles, CA: On May 26, Shanachie Entertainment will release the highly-anticipated new album from Internationally renowned saxophonist Jessy J. My One And Only One seamlessly melds Latin Jazz, Soul, Smooth Grooves and Funk with alluring melodies, both musically and vocally.

Arturo Sandoval Joins the Trumpet Players Hall of Fame Board

Arturo Sandoval
Arturo Sandoval, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, Grammy Winning Jazz Trumpeter and Founder of the Arturo Sandoval Institute, Joins the Trumpet Players Hall of Fame Board to Help Honor, Promote and Inspire Trumpet Players Worldwide
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 13, 2014
The Trumpet Players Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the great Arturo Sandoval has agreed to join the Board of Advisors, effective immediately.

Wendy Williams to Host the Soul Train Awards 2014

Wendy Williams II
She’s Your Queen To Be…
NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. The show will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with tickets on sale to the public.

$10 Million Dollar Jazz St. Louis Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Jazz St Louis Wynton Marsalis
Jazz St. Louis Opens to the World
$10 million jazz performance and education center celebrates grand opening
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Last night St. Louis was at the center of the jazz world, as jazz legends, community and corporate leaders, jazz enthusiasts and VIPs gathered at Jazz at the Bistro to celebrate the grand opening of the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz. The grand opening celebration was underwritten by World Wide Technology and featured world renowned Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Canadian Saxophonist Jane Bunnett Releases Afro-Cuban Jazz CD with New Band Maqueque | Avail NOW

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque
AVAILABLE NOW on Justin Time Records:
Jane Bunnett Forms Exhilarating New All Female Band
Maqueque, Blending Afro-Cuban,
Soul and Jazz on Self-Titled Release
For more than thirty years, Canadian flutist and saxophonist Jane Bunnett has been bridging the gulf between Cuba and North America, introducing jazz audiences to some of the finest musicians that the island has to offer.

The Smooth Jazz Cruise 2016 Announces Lineup | Randy Crawford to Join for 1st Time Ever

Randy Crawford - The Best of
The Smooth Jazz Cruise Announces 2016 Lineup for Two Caribbean Voyages
The Smooth Jazz Cruise, a global leader in jazz luxury cruise experiences, announces its lineup and dates for their 2016 Caribbean voyages. The first sailing will take place from January 10-17 and the second will run from February 21-28 on Holland America’s elegant m/s Eurodam, beginning in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and visiting ports of call including the private island of Half Moon Cay, Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Key West. Randy Crawford will join the Smooth Jazz Cruise for the first time ever.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! The Elan Trotman Group Release New CD “#LiveandUncut” | Avail NOW

Elan Trotman Group - Live and Uncut
Saxophonist Elan Trotman & his Band Releases New CD “#LiveandUncut”
Boston, MA | Sept 3rd, 2014 – Barbadian-Born sax-man Elan Trotman has cooked up yet another tropical treat with his latest release “#LiveandUncut“. Since releasing his best-selling album “Tropicality” last March, Elan has been busy appearing on major jazz festivals and cruises, as well as picking up some side-man work with artists that include Jonathan Butler, Earl Klugh, Keiko Matsui and Brian Simpson.