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Stephane Wrembel To Release 'The Django Experiment VI' Photo Stephane Wrembel To Release 'The Django Experiment VI'
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2021

Award-winning guitarist STEPHANE WREMBEL will digitally release The Django Experiment VI on Water is Life Records on January 22, 2021, the 111th anniversary of the birth of legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt, one of the most celebrated and respected musicians of the 20th century. ...
Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and More Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker Photo Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and More Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2020

On the eve of Charlie 'Bird' Parker's 100th birthday, it is impossible to overstate the impact and influence that the legendary jazz icon has had on music and culture. Born on August 29th, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas, Parker is simply one of the most important Black American figures in history....
 Kansas Smitty's Shares New Single, 'Judgement' Photo Kansas Smitty's Shares New Single, 'Judgement'
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2020

Judgement is the third single from Kansas Smitty's much anticipated and rescheduled album, Things Happened Here, to be released on newly resurfaced label Ever in conjunction with !K7 on June 26th....
Tony Iommi 'Monkey' 1964 SG Special Replica From Black Sabbath Legend Available World Photo Tony Iommi 'Monkey' 1964 SG Special Replica From Black Sabbath Legend Available Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2020

By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into an innovative future, Gibson has set the stage for the next era of shaping sound for present and future generations, genders and genres of music. Gibson is proud to partner with the legendary guitarist of Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi to create the Tony Iom...
Ever Records Announce Kansas Smitty's THINGS HAPPENED HERE Photo Ever Records Announce Kansas Smitty's THINGS HAPPENED HERE
by TV News Desk - March 04, 2020

Drawing influence from over one hundred years of jazz history, from Django Reinhardt to Ahmad Jamal, and the vivid musical landscapes of Debussy and even Brian Eno, British seven-piece and residents/owners of East London venue/bar of the same name, Kansas Smitty's combine journeying with cinematic t...
Watch The New 'Icons' Interview Featuring Tony Iommi Photo Watch The New 'Icons' Interview Featuring Tony Iommi
by TV News Desk - February 17, 2020

GibsonTV, the iconic, American-made guitar maker's first-ever all-original, worldwide online network--features original series from the world's best storytellers....
 A True Musical Citizen Of The World, Revered French Jazz Chanteuse Chloe' Perrier Re Photo A True Musical Citizen Of The World, Revered French Jazz Chanteuse Chloe' Perrier Releases New CD
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2019

A true musical citizen of the world, French born, NYC based vocalist Chloe Perrier has one goal every time she and her French Heart Jazz Band take the stage at clubs throughout Manhattan - to make people happy and transport them away from the chaos and stress of life in the modern world. Drawing fro...
Chloe Perrier Releases Her New Album 'Petite Fleur' Photo Chloe Perrier Releases Her New Album 'Petite Fleur'
by TV News Desk - November 13, 2019

A true musical citizen of the world, French born, NYC based vocalist Chloe Perrier has one goal every time she and her French Heart Jazz Band take the stage at clubs throughout Manhattan - to make people happy and transport them away from the chaos and stress of life in the modern world. Drawing fro...
New Summer Singles From Smooth Jazz Label Innervision Records Photo New Summer Singles From Smooth Jazz Label Innervision Records
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2019

As we enter into the final month of Summer, Innervision Records is excited to announce new tracks from several of its talented roster....
Saxophone Master James Carter Releases Blue Note Debut 'James Carter Organ Trio: Live Photo Saxophone Master James Carter Releases Blue Note Debut 'James Carter Organ Trio: Live From Newport Jazz'
by TV News Desk - August 30, 2019

Saxophone master James Carter has released his Blue Note Records debut James Carter Organ Trio: Live From Newport Jazz, a thrilling live performance of Carter's imaginative soul jazz reinvention of Django Reinhardt that was captured at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival. Joining Carter are two fellow De...
Hot Club Of Cowtown Announces New Album And Seattle Date 9/24 Photo Hot Club Of Cowtown Announces New Album And Seattle Date 9/24
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2019

Something magical happens when the sultry hot jazz made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli meets the hard-driving Western swing sound pioneered by Bob Wills and early string bands of the American Southwest. The ear-catching result of this surprising marriage is the Hot Club of Cowtown...
Blue Note Announces 80th Anniversary Tour Featuring Kandace Springs, James Francies & Photo Blue Note Announces 80th Anniversary Tour Featuring Kandace Springs, James Francies & James Carter
by TV News Desk - August 15, 2019

This November, a triple-bill of current Blue Note artists—Kandace Springs, James Francies, and the James Carter Organ Trio—will embark on a U.S. tour of performing arts centers and theaters around the country in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of Blue Note Records. Each artist will perform a set...
Caitlin Cannon's 'The TrashCannon Album' Confronts Difficult 'Inner Garbage' With Hum Photo Caitlin Cannon's 'The TrashCannon Album' Confronts Difficult 'Inner Garbage' With Humor
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2019

Pop, punk and show rhythms aren't always something thought to be put together -- unless you're Caitlin Cannon. Throughout her new collection, The TrashCannon Album, she combines all three for a rollicking countrypolitan mix that's quite entertaining in spite of the difficult themes she discusses, ra...
James Carter to Release Blue Note Debut on August 30 Photo James Carter to Release Blue Note Debut on August 30
by TV News Desk - August 02, 2019

On August 30, saxophone master James Carter will release his Blue Note Records debut James Carter Organ Trio: Live From Newport Jazz, a thrilling live performance of Carter's imaginative soul jazz reinvention of Django Reinhardt that was captured at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival. ...
Herb Alpert to Release New Album 'Over The Rainbow' Photo Herb Alpert to Release New Album 'Over The Rainbow'
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2019

On September 20, 2019, legendary and Grammy winning musician, producer, creator and artist Herb Alpert will release his newest album Over The Rainbow, a 12 song collection that includes one original track and a cadre of classic and well known interpreted tunes performed in a way that only Alpert can...
Guitarist Craig Sharmat Releases Gypsy-Jazz Inspired Album 'Nouveau' To Smooth Jazz A Photo Guitarist Craig Sharmat Releases Gypsy-Jazz Inspired Album 'Nouveau' To Smooth Jazz Audiences
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2019

Instead of immediately following up his hit 2013 urban jazz album Bleu Horizons with a like-minded sequel, guitarist Craig Sharmat immersed in the music scene of his new adopted hometown of Santa Barbara and formed The Idiomatiques - which became the first Gypsy Jazz band in history to score a hit o...
George Clinton, Jeff Goldblum Headline Blue Note Hawaii in April Photo George Clinton, Jeff Goldblum Headline Blue Note Hawaii in April
by TV News Desk - March 29, 2019

April is filled with huge names at Blue Note Hawaii, bringing some of entertainment's most recognizable artists to Hawaii's premier live music venue. The month kicks off with the best and brightest of the local music scene, including Henry Kapono's Artist 2 Artist Series featuring Amy Hānaiali'i, si...
The Town Hall Presents DJANGO A GOGO 2019 Photo The Town Hall Presents DJANGO A GOGO 2019
by TV News Desk - March 14, 2019

Following the success of last year's program, Stephane Wrembel returns to New York City withDjango a Gogo 2019: A Celebration of Guitar Mastery Through The Music of Django Reinhardt, at The Town Hall in New York City on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. This year's program will not only feature Rei...
JP Soars Nominated in Blues Rock Artist Category of 40th Annual Blues Music Awards Photo JP Soars Nominated in Blues Rock Artist Category of 40th Annual Blues Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2019

Florida-based guitarist-vocalist JP Soars is nominated in the Blues Rock Artist category for the (2019) 40th Annual Blues Music Awards (BMA), taking place Thursday, May 9 at Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Tickets/Info: (901) 527-2583 or visit www.bluesorg....
Velvet Caravan Brings Gypsy Swing Music to Kean Stage Photo Velvet Caravan Brings Gypsy Swing Music to Kean Stage
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2018

Kean Stage is pleased to present the Savannah-based gypsy jazz band Velvet Caravan at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 4. The show will take place at Enlow Recital Hall on Kean University's east campus....
Gypsy Legend Dorado Schmitt Returns to Birdland with Django Festival Allstars 11/6-11 Photo Gypsy Legend Dorado Schmitt Returns to Birdland with Django Festival Allstars 11/6-11/11
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2018

The 'hot swing' musical style of DJANGO holds the crowd like a magnet. The Django Reinhardt NY Festival continues at Birdland for the 19thsuccessful year, Nov. 6-11. Legendary gypsy great Dorado Schmitt from the Alsace region of France returns with the joy of playing alongside his two sons Samson &...
Engelbert Humperdinck to Release 'Warmest Christmas Wishes' Photo Engelbert Humperdinck to Release 'Warmest Christmas Wishes'
by TV News Desk - August 30, 2018

Energized by the yearlong celebration of his 50th Showbiz Anniversary, iconic pop singer, Engelbert Humperdinck feels the urge to start his next decade on a celebratory note as well. Coming hot on the heels of his first album of original material in over a decade, the acclaimed The Man I Want to Be,...
10th Annual Jazz Series to Feature A Melody of Music & Film Featuring John Pizzarelli Photo 10th Annual Jazz Series to Feature A Melody of Music & Film Featuring John Pizzarelli, Julius Rodriguez & More
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, is celebrating a decade of their popular Jazz Sessions.  The 10th annual series will kick off on May 2nd with an opening night event featuring World-renowned guita...
The Town Hall Presents DJANGO A GOGO on Saturday, May 5, 2018 Photo The Town Hall Presents DJANGO A GOGO on Saturday, May 5, 2018
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

Guitarist Stephane Wrembel caps Django A GoGo 2018, his week-long celebration of gypsy jazz master guitarist Django Reinhardt, with a spectacular all-star concert at The Town Hall on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 8pm...
Loretta Ables Sayre, Freddy Cole, Kalani Pe'a and HIROSHIMA Take the Blue Note Hawaii Photo Loretta Ables Sayre, Freddy Cole, Kalani Pe'a and HIROSHIMA Take the Blue Note Hawaii Stage This April
by TV News Desk - March 28, 2018

Blue Note Hawaii welcomes some of music's most renowned artists this month, kicking off with the 60th birthday celebration of Loretta Ables Sayre with special guest star Robert Cazimero. The Hawaii News Now Jazz Legends series continues with Freddy Cole, one of the most influential jazz singers in h...