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John Coltrane “Blue World”

As long as the sound of Jazz Lives, as long as jazz musicians jam, two words will always be a part of the scene…  John Coltrane. In 1964 Coltrane walked into Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and recorded this never-heard recording, “Blue World.” Approached by Quebecois filmmaker, Gilles Groulx a dedicated fan, John [...]

JON BATISTE ANNOUNCES SECOND VILLAGE VANGUARD INSTALLMENT CHRONOLOGY OF A DREAM: LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD

"a gear-shifting original that neatly communicates Batiste's reverence for Thelonious Monk" . - WBGO "with an adventurously spritely and subtly avant-garde brand of sonorous jazz… ‘Anatomy of Angels' has Batiste summoning the ghosts of heroes (Coltrane, Monk) and old friends (friend-trumpeter Roy Hargrove who passed last autumn) with no edits or retakes." - Variety "Batiste's [...]

Internationally acclaimed pianist/composer Edward Simon joins Ridgeway Arts

Simon will serve as Associate Artistic Director and release albums on Ridgeway Records including Edward Simon 25 in May 2020 The non-profit Bay-area Ridgeway Arts is brainchild of world renowned jazz bassist/vocalist/composer/educator Jeff Denson Ridgeway Arts, Inc. the Bay-area nonprofit run by world renowned bassist/vocalist/composer/educator Jeff Denson, has named acclaimed Venezuelan pianist/composer Edward Simon as Associate Artistic Director.  In this new role, [...]

John Coltrane “Blue World”

As long as the sound of Jazz Lives, as long as jazz musicians jam, two words will always be a part of the scene…  John Coltrane. In 1964 Coltrane walked into Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and recorded this never-heard recording, “Blue World.” Approached by Quebecois filmmaker, Gilles Groulx a dedicated fan, John [...]

Dan Crisci “Asked and Answered”

This 9 track collection produced by Dan Crisci Asked and Answered Mr.B.G Sequoia Berlin Swing Dreams of Dustin Runaround Bop Voices of Angels Rocky Mountain Samba Waltz for Sarah This is jazz how I feel it, a personal expression of experiences in my life put into instrumental form, and very accessible. www.dancrisci.com [...]

Chloé Perrier & The French Heart Jazz Band “Petite Fleur”

This 12-track collection was produced by Chloe and recorded at the Samurai Hotel Recording Studio in Queens by sound engineer Max Ross. Vocal Chloé Perrier, guitarist Akira Ishiguro, drummer Rodrigo Recabarren, bassist Jim Robertson, clarinetist Jon Hunt, violinist Caroline Bugala Record Label Jazzheads chloeperrier.net

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation Celebrates 50th Anniversary

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY AND THE MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC JOIN LAEF TO PRESENT THE ANNUAL LOUIS ARMSTRONG CONTINUUM SYMPOSIUM AND CONCERT NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS JAZZ MASTERS HONORED DURING THE 2019 SATCHMO TM AWARDS PRESENTATION AT THE HISTORIC ALHAMBRA BALLROOM NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman to receive the 2019 SatchmoTM Award at this 10th Annual Presentation LAEF President and NEA Jazz [...]

JIM BRUCE fingerpicking blues guitar

Well, if you love multi-rhythmic fingerpicking blues guitar, coming from one man but sounds like three, you will really appreciate the ability of our next guest.  He is one unique Blues Guitarist/Vocalist that you just cannot put into any box.  He has been performing, recording and educating thousands of aspiring guitar players from all over [...]

Jo Harman’s “People We Become,” a testimony to her International Appeal

Raised in Southwest England, Harman found success on her own terms with her debut, Dirt On My Tongue. The album was released independently in 2013 and supported by a touring schedule that found Harman sharing the stage with icons like Patti Smith, Joan Baez and Sinead O’Connor. Wildly successful for an independent record, Dirt On My Tongue was [...]

JAMES TORMÉ – Strange Little Planet

"Strange Little Planet" is a new project by James Tormé, son of the legendary jazz singer, composer, drummer and actor…Mel Tormé. James Tormé, an extraordinary singer with immense talent and energy has once again, created a standout CD that is already creating a buzz of excitement in the industry. James grew up and spent time [...]

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