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Singer Jazzmeia Horn Wins JJA Jazz Award for Up and Coming Musician Of The Year | 2018


 
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SINGER JAZZMEIA HORN WINS JJA JAZZ AWARD FOR
UP AND COMING MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
 
May 7th, 2018 – Congratulations to Jazzmeia Horn for winning a Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Award in the category of Up and Coming Musician of the Year. Wide ranging critical praise continues to pour in for her GRAMMY-nominated debut album, A Social Call.

Vocalist Sandra Booker Tributes Sarah Vaughan At Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill | April 22nd, 2018 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Vocalist Sandra Booker
Tributes Sarah Vaughan
At Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill
 
Los Angeles – When jazz vocalist Sandra Booker first burst onto the Los Angeles music scene in the 90’s, the comparisons to the legendary Sarah Vaughan came fast and furious.

IMG Artists Signs Recording Artist Damien Sneed and Confirms North America Tour for 2019


 
IMG Artists Signs Multi-Genre Recording Artist Damien Sneed and Confirms North America Tour
 
NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — IMG Artists, today’s leading global performing arts management agency, has signed multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed to its international roster and confirms that Sneed will embark on a 36-city North American concert tour in 2019.

Roadside Attractions And Miramax To Release “Whitney,” The Highly Anticipated Documentary Film On Whitney Houston on July 6, 2018


 
Roadside Attractions And Miramax To Release “Whitney,” The Highly Anticipated Documentary Film On Whitney Houston, In The U.S. On July 6, 2018
 
LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Roadside Attractions and Miramax will release Whitney, Academy Award®-winning director Kevin Macdonald’s highly anticipated documentary about the life and career of legendary superstar Whitney Houston this summer…

Queen Latifah Named Godmother Of Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Horizon


 
Queen Latifah Named Godmother Of Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Horizon
 
Grammy-Award Winning Artist to Preside Over Ship’s Official Naming Ceremony in New York Featuring ‘Lip Sync Battle: Horizon’ and Honoring St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
 
MIAMI, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Queen Latifah – Grammy award-winning musical artist, acclaimed television and film actress, label president, author and entrepreneur – has been named the godmother to Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon.

Funk Group fDeluxe Reunite in Minneapolis for 2 Shows on Jan. 31st, 2018 | Feat Jerome Benton, Jellybean Johnson & “St Paul” Peterson


 
Original line-up of Minneapolis funk outfit fDeluxe (aka The Family) reunite in Twin Cities for the first time since 1985
 
Jerome Benton rejoins band for 2 Special Nights
 
January 25, 2018 – For the very first time in over 30 years all 5 original members of The Family (now known as fDeluxe) will reunite in Minneapolis on for 2 not to be missed shows at The Dakota on January 31, 2018.

Austin City Limits Presents Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock | Premieres Jan. 20th, 2018 on PBS | WATCH VIDEO!


 
Austin City Limits Presents a Dazzling Hour with the Legendary Herbie Hancock
 
Austin, TX—January 19, 2018—Austin City Limits (ACL) presents a series highlight: a career-spanning hour with one of the world’s most celebrated artists, jazz legend Herbie Hancock, in his first-ever appearance on the program. The new installment premieres Saturday, January 20 at 8pm CT/9pm ET as part of ACL’s Season 43.

Singer Leslie Odom, Jr. to Sing “America The Beautiful” at Super Bowl LII


 
Leslie Odom, Jr. To Sing “America The Beautiful” At Super Bowl LII On NBC
 
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer LESLIE ODOM, JR. will sing “America The Beautiful” as part of Super Bowl LII pregame festivities at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, February 4, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff.

The Recording Academy™ Announces New Inductions to GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®


 
RECORDINGS BY DAVID BOWIE, JOHNNY CASH, JIMI HENDRIX, BILLIE HOLIDAY, WHITNEY HOUSTON, PUBLIC ENEMY, AND THE ROLLING STONES AMONG 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS
 
25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT GRAMMY M– USEUM® L.A. LIVE
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.

Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Deliver Keynote Address at 1st Annual Jazz Congress | Jan. 11th, 2018


 
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR
TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
 
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.