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.
TROMBONE SHORTY RELEASES “DIRTY WATER”
NEW SINGLE FROM PARKING LOT SYMPHONY
BLUE NOTE DEBUT OUT APRIL 28
Trombone Shorty has released “Dirty Water,” a new single from Parking Lot Symphony, the forthcoming Blue Note debut by the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews.
HITS BIG WITH BOTH HIS
IN IT TO WIN IT TOUR AND ALBUM
(March 2, 2017 – Los Angeles) – Charlie Wilson is definitely IN IT TO WIN IT with both his current national arena tour and new hit album. The new album, IN IT TO WIN IT, released on February 17 debuted as the #1 R&B Album, #7 Billboard 200 and #2 Billboard Top Album Sales and landed Wilson for the first time at #13 Artist 100 which combines radio airplay, album sales, streaming and social activity.
Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture Announces
A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey’
(Bronx, NY) – In the first ever retrospective of the life and legacy of one of the most important figures in Latin Jazz, The Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ a multi-day, in-depth examination of his career through concerts, panels, film, dance, and more.
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.
Saxophonist Bobby Watson Shines Light on
Vital but Largely Unappreciated Black Pioneers
on Made in America, Available April 21
via Smoke Sessions Records
While Black History Month provides an annual reminder of the momentous contributions that African-Americans have made to the nation’s history, 28 days out of 365 aren’t nearly enough to compensate for the neglect those “hidden figures” (to borrow the title of a recent hit film) have suffered in classrooms and history books.
Available Now via Alpha Pup Records / World Galaxy:
Miles Mosley Leads the Revolution Against
Archaic Notion of Jazz with UPRISING
The word “uprising” is often used in moments in which a group of people witness their strength in numbers and band together to seize an opportunity. This embodies the time we are currently living in, where people all over the world in art and politics are recognizing their own power in numbers…
JOSÉ JAMES RELEASES NEW SINGLE “CLOSER” FROM
FORTHCOMING ALBUM LOVE IN A TIME OF MADNESS OUT 2/24
José James has released “Closer,” the second single off his vibrant new album Love in a Time of Madness, which comes out February 24 and finds the singer reborn as a powerful voice in contemporary R&B. The album features production by Tario (Miguel, Flo Rida) and Likeminds (Pharoahe Monch, Anthony Hamilton), and guest vocal appearances by Mali Music and Oleta Adams.
Multi-Award Winning Songbird, Avery*Sunshine Receives “Women of Impact” Award and Gears Up For 22-City NuSoul Revival Tour With Headliner Eleven-time Grammy Nominated and 2x Platinum Selling Artist, Musiq Soulchild
Kicks Off Feb. 3rd 2017 In Raleigh, NC With Other Shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, NYC, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, and more.
Atlanta, GA (January 17, 2017) Avery*Sunshine was honored with a “Women of Impact” award a few weeks before she goes on tour with Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, and Kindred the Family Soul.
JOSÉ JAMES IS REBORN AS A POWERFUL VOICE IN CONTEMPORARY R&B
ON NEW ALBUM LOVE IN A TIME OF MADNESS OUT 2/24
ALBUM PRE-ORDER LAUNCHES TODAY WITH THE LEAD TRACK “ALWAYS THERE”
José James is reborn as a powerful voice in contemporary R&B on Love in a Time of Madness, his vibrant new album which will be released on February 24. The album pre-order launches today along with the release of the lead track “Always There,” which is available instantly to fans with pre-order.