|Legendary Jazz Drummer Chico Hamilton Passes Away at 92|
November 26, 2013
Legendary drummer and NEA Jazz Master Foreststorn 'Chico' Hamilton died on Monday, November 25, 2013, in New York City at the age of 92.
|Arts Boston Teams Up with MBTA For Pop-Up Performances to Kick-Start Holiday Cheer, Beg. 11/22|
November 21, 2013
Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, ArtsBoston and Mayor Tom Menino invite you to kick-start your holiday cheer with some live entertainment as part of your evening commute. Starting promptly a...
|The George Gee Swing Orchestra Takes a Swing at Kickstarter|
November 21, 2013
As New York City bandleader George Gee says, “Swing Makes You Happy” and that's the title of the George Gee Swing Orchestra's Kickstarter campaign to fund a double CD of new music. The campaign runs t...
|CJO Selected as Kennedy Center Honors House Orchestra for 25th Year, 12/8|
November 18, 2013
The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Jeff Lindberg is excited and honored to have been chosen to perform at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala on December 8, 2013 in Washing...
|Graham Nash, The Wee Trio, Tuck & Patti and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru Dec 15|
November 12, 2013
Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through December 15, plus new shows through February 2014.
|Nilson Matta, Loston Harris, New York Voices and More Set for at Birdland, 11/11-17|
November 01, 2013
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its sensational line-up of lively talent for November 11-17, featuring New York Voices, Nilson Matta, Loston Harris, David Raleigh, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more!
|Jennifer Hudson Among Performance Line-Up for 2013 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS|
October 10, 2013
Billboard.com reports that Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton and Smokey Robinson will be among the performers of the 2013 Soul Train Awards.
|William Shatner to Release Highly Anticipated Prog Rock Album 'Ponder the Mystery' 10/8|
September 30, 2013
After months of puzzled rumors, probing questions and ponderous speculation, the album is finally ready to be embraced by the general public; it will be released on CD, vinyl and digital formats Octob...
|Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Set for 10/15 Release|
September 23, 2013
For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more tha...
|Chicago Jazz Orchestra to Play MILES AHEAD in Chicago Debut, 11/3|
September 21, 2013
On Sunday, November 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Jeff Lindberg, will present trumpeter Jon Faddis in the Chicago premiere of th...
|Ryan Greer Jazz Group to Play Metropolitan Room, 9/22|
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - September 12, 2013
In his return to The Metropolitan Room, vocalist Ryan Greer leads a remarkably pared-down and smooth combination of his own Ryan Greer Jazz Group with Neil Flink on guitar and Mark Verdino on bass. T...
|William Shatner to Perform 'Ponder the Mystery' with Circa|
September 09, 2013
William Shatner will be performing his new record Ponder the Mystery in its entirety along with the progressive rock heroes Circa: featuring Billy Sherwood, who produced and co-wrote Ponder the Myster...
|The Zombies, The Fab Faux and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Fall-Winter 2013|
September 04, 2013
Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through October 6, plus new shows through December 2013. Details below!
|Strand-Capitol 'Strand Band' Surprises with 2013-14 Kick-Off Concert Downtown|
September 04, 2013
Members of the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center's Strand Band entertained surprised onlookers today with a flash-style concert from the Strand-Capitol's marquee - overlooking George Street from 1...
|Miles Davis' Original Mono Recordings to Be Issued for First Time, 11/12|
September 04, 2013
Nine of Miles Davis' earliest albums on Columbia Records, encompassing music that he recorded for the label in monaural sound from 1956 to 1961 (and released from 1957 to 1964), will be issued togethe...
|2013 Thelonious Monk Int'l Jazz Saxophone Competition & All-Star Gala Concert Set for 9/16|
August 20, 2013
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz today announced the 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition and All-Star Gala Concert will take place at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theat...
|SummerStage to Present BEACONS OF JAZZ, Matt Wilson, BIRD IS THE WORD and More, 8/23-25|
August 15, 2013
On Wednesday, August 21, The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at SummerStage presents 'Beacons of Jazz' - A Full Length Film Screening. The FREE SHOW will take place at The New School for Jazz & Contempor...
|The Tommy Igoe Big Band, Laura Mvula and More Set for Yoshi's SF, Now thru 9/15|
August 14, 2013
Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through September 15, plus new shows through December 2013. Details below!
|Relaunch of Bethlehem Records Set for 8/27|
by Richard Best - August 14, 2013
Verse Music Group & Naxos of America are happy to announce the reissue of iconic 1950's Jazz catalog, Bethlehem Records.
|NYC's Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Set for 8/21-25; Full Schedule Announced|
August 13, 2013
City Parks Foundation proudly announces the 21st edition of the beloved late summer jazz favorite, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. In the world of modern music, few figures loom as large or cast as ...
|Grammy Winning Musician George Duke Passes Away|
August 07, 2013
Grammy-winning musician George duke has passed away. The news was announced by New York's BB King Blues Club & Grill.
|Jazz Musician George Duke Passes Away at 67|
August 06, 2013
According to published reports, jazz musician George Duke passed away on Monday, August 5, 2013 at the age of 67.
|Dave Mason Among Line-Up for WOLF TRAP's 2013-14 Season|
August 01, 2013
Wolf Trap announces the first set of performances for the 2013-2014 Season at The Barns. Tickets for these performances go on sale Saturday, August 10 at 10 am. More shows will be announced.
|The Tommy Igoe Big Band, Casey Abrams and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco thru 9/1|
July 30, 2013
Yoshi's San Francisco has announced its updated calendar for club and restaurant through September 1, plus new shows through November 2013. Details below!
|MUSE/IQUE to Present LOSE YOUR SENSES WITH ELLIS HALL at Beckman Mall, 8/17|
July 29, 2013
MUSE/IQUE, known for its counter-conventional performances that feel more like parties than formal concerts, wraps 'Summer of Sound' 2013 with 'Lose Your Senses with Ellis Hall' featuring Hall, Tower ...