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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW RELEASE FROM GRAMMY-Winning
Arturo O’Farrill and
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
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 by Quincy Jones –
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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.
BRAZILIAN LEGEND SERGIO MENDES SHARES NEW TRACK, CELEBRATES SIX MAGICAL DECADES OF MUSIC WITH HIS ADVENTUROUS NEW ALBUM IN THE KEY OF JOY
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.
Sheila E. Busks On The Streets Of Pittsburgh to Raise Funds for Women’s Health Research at Magee-Womens Research Institute while Headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Rock Concert
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The legendary “Queen of Percussion” Sheila E. will be featured in the upcoming Spare Change video series. In May, Sheila took to the streets of Pittsburgh while headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Concert, to raise awareness for women’s rights and raise funds for women’s health research benefiting Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI).
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.