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Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire to Release New Double-Album “A Rift in Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard” on June 9th, 2017 | Announces New Tour


 
AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE LEADS AUDACIOUS QUARTET ON
A RIFT IN DECORUM: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD
EXPANSIVE DOUBLE-ALBUM OUT JUNE 9 DOCUMENTS
TRUMPETER’S MOMENTOUS WEEK AT JAZZ’S MOST HISTORIC CLUB
 
Trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire has proven himself an artist of rare ability and wide-ranging aesthetic interests on his previous Blue Note albums When the Heart Emerges Glistening (2011) and the imagined savior is far easier to paint (2014).

The 2nd Annual DC Go-Go New Music Day on May 12th | Releases New Album “DC Go-Go New Music Vol. 1” in Memory of Chuck Brown


 
2nd ANNUAL DC GO-GO NEW MUSIC DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC
DROPS NEW GO-GO MUSIC ON FRIDAY MAY 12th, 2017
 
Remembering Chuck Brown by the Simultaneous Release of New Music by DC Go-Go Bands the Friday before May 16
 
While the crowds at live music shows in Go-Go continue to be strong, there has always been a lack of consistent studio recordings of original music in the genre outside of Chuck Brown.

Janet Jackson Announces 2017 STATE OF THE WORLD Tour Dates


 
Janet Jackson Announces 2017 STATE OF THE WORLD Tour Schedules North American Tour Dates & Adds More Shows
 
LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable JANET JACKSON, will embark on a four-month North American tour this fall, announced today. Produced by Live Nation, the STATE OF THE WORLD tour is set for a 56-city run beginning September 7, in Lafayette at the Cajundome.

Legendary Soul Jazz Guitarist Melvin Sparks Album “Live at Nectar’s” Coming April 28th, 2017


 
The Legacy of Late Great Soul Jazz Guitarist MELVIN SPARKS
To Be Celebrated With Release of LIVE AT NECTAR’S
Due April 28th on ONE NOTE RECORDS
 
The legacy of legendary soul jazz guitarist Melvin Sparks will be celebrated on April 28, 2017 with the release of Live At Nectars on One Note Records. The recording, to be issued on digital formats, as well as limited edition vinyl, documents Melvin’s final band on December 30, 2010 just a few months before his passing in March 2011.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Jazz Standard Begins New “MoBetta Tuesdays” Residency with Trumpeter Maurice “Mobetta” Brown


 
Jazz Standard Begins New “Mobetta Tuesdays” Weekly Residency Led by Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter/Producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown
 
New York, NY — One of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of “Mobetta Tuesdays,” a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown.
 

R&B Legend Keith Sweat Graces Cover of Las Vegas Magazine | Kicks Off “Last Forever” Engagement at the Flamingo Jan. 17th, 2017


 
LEGENDARY R&B ICON KEITH SWEAT KICKS OFF HIS
LIMITED LAS VEGAS ENGAGEMENT AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS ON JANUARY 17, 2017
AND GRACES THE COVER OF LAS VEGAS MAGAZINE
 
Tickets for “Keith Sweat: Last Forever” with Special Guest Aries Spears
Jan. 17 – Feb. 4 ON SALE NOW
 
Las Vegas (January, 2017) – Platinum-selling R&B singer, Keith Sweat kicks-off his limited engagement in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas with a unique Vegas show, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” on Tuesday, January 17th through February 4, 2017. The city of Las Vegas is ready to welcome the King of The New Jack Sound with open arms as Keith graces the cover of next week’s issue of LAS VEGAS Magazine.
 

Charlie Wilson Announces More Dates for “In It To Win It” Tour | New Album Drops Feb. 17th, 2017


 
R&B ICON CHARLIE WILSON
REVEALS IN IT TO WIN IT ALBUM COVER
AND ANNOUNCES MORE DATES FOR
IN IT TO WIN IT TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FANTASIA
JOHNNY GILL AND SOLERO
 
Pre-sale tickets: January 12, 2017
Tickets on sale: January 13, 2017
 
Los Angeles, CA (January 9, 2017) – Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, revealed his In It To Win It album cover and announced more dates for his In It To Win It national arena tour which will kick off on February 8, 2017 in Norfolk, VA.

Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective to Record New Album “Caravan” in Four American Cities


 
Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective
records new album–
Caravan in four American cities
Terence Blanchard’s upcoming E-Collective
album Caravan, will be a live recording from four American cities.
 
Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard said that “Music and art have the power to change hearts and souls.” It is a belief brought to life through the work of Blanchard and his E-Collective, a revolutionary ensemble that thrives off of the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard, Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.

Jazz Organist Joey DeFrancesco & The People to Release New Album “Project Freedom” on March 10th, 2017


 
Joey DeFrancesco & The People Make Mack Avenue Records Debut with First Ever Quartet Album, Project Freedom – Available March 10, 2017
 
Peerless Organist Reflects on Travels to Explore Differing Viewpoints and Search for Peace
From a Global Perspective
 
When jazz aficionados think of Joey DeFrancesco–and they often do–they ponder his matchless talents as a modern-day avatar of the Hammond B3 organ and the Philadelphia history he shares with his principle instrument. Organ-based blues and jazz started in Philly and DeFrancesco is the first to tell you so.

Charlie Wilson to Release New Album “In It To Win It” on Feb. 17th, 2017 | Announces New U.S. Tour

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R&B ICON CHARLIE WILSON
ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW ALBUM
IN IT TO WIN IT
AND WILL KICK OFF HIS
IN IT TO WIN IT TOUR
IN NORFOLK, VA ON FEBRUARY 8, 2017
 
SPECIAL GUESTS ON THE TOUR ARE FANTASIA,
JOHNNY GILL AND SOLERO
 
Los Angeles, CA (December 5, 2016) – Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, announced today that his upcoming national arena tour will kick off on February 8, 2017 in Norfolk, VA. The tour, In It To Win It, is also the title of Wilson’s new album which is slated for release on February 17, 2017 and features musical guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI. The first single, “Chills,” is coming soon.