JAZZ MUSIC COVERAGE

Debra DiGiovani Announces New Album LADY JAZZ Out This Friday 4/27 Debra DiGiovani Announces New Album LADY JAZZ Out This Friday 4/27
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2018

Comedian DEBRA DIGIOVANNI announces the release of her new album LADY JAZZ available on ASPECIALTHING RECORDS this FRIDAY, APRIL 27. The album is 15 tracks of nonstop fun featuring Debra's trademark rapid-fire delivery as she takes you through the many scenerios in her life including driving school,... (more...)
Five-Time Grammy Nominee Karrin Allyson Confirms August 3rd Release of New Album SOME OF THAT SUNSHINE + Tour Dates Five-Time Grammy Nominee Karrin Allyson Confirms August 3rd Release of New Album SOME OF THAT SUNSHINE + Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2018

Five-time Grammy nominated singer and pianist Karrin Allyson has confirmed the August 3rd release of her all-original recording, “Some Of That Sunshine”. The diverse, groovy and reflective collection of her own songs range from the first single “Shake it Up” – and its fun, un-expected hipster vibe t... (more...)
Austin-Based World Group ATASH and the St. Stephen's Global Ensemble to Perform at Carnegie Hall Monday 4/23 Austin-Based World Group ATASH and the St. Stephen's Global Ensemble to Perform at Carnegie Hall Monday 4/23
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2018

The St. Stephen's Global Ensemble, a touring chamber orchestra performing highly expressive and dramatic concerts of original music will perform with the award-winning Austin-based world music band ATASH at Carnegie Hall in New York City this Monday, April 23. The groups will be performing a four-pa... (more...)
Kimbra's Widely-Acclaimed New Album PRIMAL HEART Out Today Kimbra's Widely-Acclaimed New Album PRIMAL HEART Out Today
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2018

Two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, critically acclaimed New Zealand songstress Kimbra has released her widely-acclaimed third studio album, Primal Heart, out today on Warner Bros. Records. The 12-track record makes its debut with early praise from the likes of Interview Magazine, PAPER, and NYLON, with... (more...)
Kandace Springs Releases BLACK ORCHID EP Out Today Kandace Springs Releases BLACK ORCHID EP Out Today
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2018

Singer and pianist Kandace Springs offers her fans a taste of her forthcoming sophomore album due out later this year with the release of her Black Orchid EP, featuring three brand new tracks produced by Karriem Riggins that are available to stream or download today. Kandace delivers a pair of inspi... (more...)
Diana Purim & Eyedentity Announce New Album MANY BODIES, ONE MIND Out May 18 Diana Purim & Eyedentity Announce New Album MANY BODIES, ONE MIND Out May 18
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2018

Many Bodies, One Mind, is the third studio album from the multi-talented LA based Diana Purim & Eyedentity.... (more...)
Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young & More Revived With New Vinyl Reissues Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young & More Revived With New Vinyl Reissues
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

In the annals of jazz history, few events have been more influential than the Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series, and the album series of the same name. From 1944 to 1957, pioneering impresario, Verve Records founder, Norman Granz organized a series of prestigious all-star concerts that feature... (more...)
Brooklyn Jazz Hall Of Fame Awards and Induction Ceremony Set For Wednesday, May 9 Brooklyn Jazz Hall Of Fame Awards and Induction Ceremony Set For Wednesday, May 9
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

 Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame Awards and Induction Ceremony, created by Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium, immortalizes musicians with beginnings in the borough and recognizes members of this community who made significant contributions.  Pianist, Irving Sidney “Duke” Jordan is the sole inductee for 20... (more...)
VIDEO: Check Out A Clip From Upcoming PBS Documentary THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS VIDEO: Check Out A Clip From Upcoming PBS Documentary THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

The Jazz Ambassadors premieres Friday, May 4 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and is available for streaming beginning May 5 on pbs.org and PBS apps.... (more...)
From Classical To Rock Benefit Concert to Feature Members from Goo Goo Dolls, Heart, Steelheart, & More, Hosted by Randy Jackson From Classical To Rock Benefit Concert to Feature Members from Goo Goo Dolls, Heart, Steelheart, & More, Hosted by Randy Jackson
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

After last year's incredible success, 'From Classical to Rock' has joined forces with the non-profit OC Music & Dance School to present a star-studded concert benefiting music education for Orange County communities. Hosted by Randy Jackson (American Idol, Bass player, TV personality) and headlined ... (more...)
Casio Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month April 30 Casio Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month April 30
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and Casio America, Inc. invites musicians and consumers to join in the worldwide celebration of International Jazz Day on Monday, April 30 th. Jazz Appreciation Month was created to highlight the genre's significant contribution to music while celebrating its roots a... (more...)
DemO Releases New Single CAPTIVITY From Upcoming Studio Album SOULSHOW MEDIA DemO Releases New Single CAPTIVITY From Upcoming Studio Album SOULSHOW MEDIA
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

Long Beach native, and duly dubbed King of B-Boy Soul, DemO, is back with his newly released 3rd studio album of pure unadulterated soul music, SOULSHOW MEDIA, on his label, Merciless Muzik. Singer, songwriter, producer and label CEO DemO is giving Millennials an understanding and journey into the s... (more...)
The Mouse Outfit to Release JAGGED TOOTH CREEK Via TMO Records MAy 4 The Mouse Outfit to Release JAGGED TOOTH CREEK Via TMO Records MAy 4
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

Formed by Chini and Defty in South Manchester, The Mouse Out?t cut their teeth as a live band for a Hip Hop open mic night called In The Loop. It was at these events that the connections were formed to create 2013's debut album Escape Music. A veri?ed UK Hip Hop classic, this album gained The Mouse ... (more...)
Vocalist Tiffany Austin Celebrates the Spirit of African-American Culture on New Album UNBROKEN Set for June 1 Release Vocalist Tiffany Austin Celebrates the Spirit of African-American Culture on New Album UNBROKEN Set for June 1 Release
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

With the June 1st release of 'Unbroken,' on her Con Alma Music imprint, Tiffany Austin further solidifies her standing as one of the leading vocalists on the current international jazz scene.... (more...)
Joey Cool Announces Self-Titled Debut Album Out May 4 Joey Cool Announces Self-Titled Debut Album Out May 4
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

In advance of his forthcoming debut album, rising Strange Music wordsmith Joey Cool has released the video for his “Under Pressure” single today. Shot in Kansas City's 18th and Vine Jazz District, the clip provides Joey Cool a vivid backdrop for his witty wordplay about staying above the fray when m... (more...)
Blackberry Smoke's FIND A LIGHT Debuts as Best-Selling Country and Americana / Folk Album this Week Blackberry Smoke's FIND A LIGHT Debuts as Best-Selling Country and Americana / Folk Album this Week
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

Blackberry Smoke's acclaimed new album, Find A Light, is the best-selling Country and Americana/Folk album in the country this week with over 16,000 in equivalent album sold. Based on Billboard's multi-metric consumption-which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and strea... (more...)
City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018 season of SummerStage, New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. This year's festival, presented by Capital One, wil... (more...)
The 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup The 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival will be hosted from August 24–September 2 in Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and at venues throughout the city. Among many featured h... (more...)
The Milk Carton Kids Announce New Record + Tour Dates The Milk Carton Kids Announce New Record + Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

ANTI- is proud to announce the release of ALL THE THINGS THAT I DID AND ALL THE THINGS THAT I DIDN'T DO, the anticipated new album from 2x GRAMMY® Award-nominated acoustic band The Milk Carton Kids. The LP is available for pre-order beginning today. ALL THE THINGS THAT I DID AND ALL THE THINGS THAT ... (more...)
The National Music Council to Honor Jazz Giants Chick Corea and Manhattan Transfer at Annual American Eagle Awards The National Music Council to Honor Jazz Giants Chick Corea and Manhattan Transfer at Annual American Eagle Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

The National Music Council has announced that jazz legends Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer will be honored at the organization's 35 th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The honors are presented each year in recognition oflong-term contribu... (more...)
Madeleine Peyroux Readies New Album ANTHEM For August 31 Release + Sets U.S. Tour Madeleine Peyroux Readies New Album ANTHEM For August 31 Release + Sets U.S. Tour
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

A compelling storyteller's voice shines through on Madeleine Peyroux's confident 'Anthem', out August 31st (UMG). The lyrics are smart, witty and darkly hopeful, and Peyroux's characters and settings are so vividly drawn, it's as if a series of short films have come alive through song. Peyroux's cin... (more...)
 Violinist/Composer Benjamin Sutin to Release His Second Album MESHUGENAH with KLAZZ -MA-TAZZ Violinist/Composer Benjamin Sutin to Release His Second Album MESHUGENAH with KLAZZ -MA-TAZZ
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

OneTrickDog* Records is pleased to announce release of Meshugenah, violinist Benjamin Sutin's second album of Klezmer-inspired contemporary music with Klazz-Ma-Tazz on June 15, 2018. Klazz' 2016 debut album, Tangibility, has been described as “one of the year's best.” Like the earlier album, Meshuge... (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For Music Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For Music
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

According to Billboard, Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music. He makes history today with this feat, as the first musician to win for an album that is not classical or jazz. Read more about the win from Billboard here! ... (more...)
Resonance Records Announces Previously Unreleased Music from Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green Resonance Records Announces Previously Unreleased Music from Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

Resonance Records is proud to announce the first official previously unissued recordings of Grant Green in over 10 years, representing the earliest (1969-1970) and latest (1975) known live recordings of Grant Green as a bandleader. Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970) will be released i... (more...)
Anderson East Extends 2018 Headline Tour Anderson East Extends 2018 Headline Tour
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

Anderson East will continue his extensive “Encore World Tour 2018” this fall including his debut headline show at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium with special guest Brent Cobb on September 28.  Additional dates include Santa Cruz's The Catalyst, New Orleans' Joy Theater, Richmond's The Nationa... (more...)