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2014-03-13 23:03:28

The diverse range of global talent includes Ricardo Baldacci from Brazil, Hermine Deurloo from the Netherlands, Pablo Elorza from Argentina, Vladimir Maras from Montenegro, Rozina Patkai from Hungary, NGA Big Band from Germany and Nick Vintskevich from Russia. These new jazz luminaries in the making will perform together with legendary Lenny White and Randy Brecker. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Gala Concert of the Made in New York Competition, which will take place at the...

2014-02-20 12:25:45

New Album, Road Shows, Vol. 3, Due for May 2014 Release NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has signed a distribution agreement with Sony Music Masterworks and its jazz imprint OKeh Records for the release of his new Doxy Records album, Road Shows, Vol. 3. A street date of May 6 is planned. Over the span of his storied and still-unfolding 65-year career, Rollins has established himself as one of the giants of jazz - a towering influence, a...

2014-02-20 12:25:44

New Recording Featuring Special Guests Coming May 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally successful producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, Sergio Mendes, has signed with the Sony Music Masterworks imprint OKeh Records. The new recording featuring eclectic and upbeat Brazilian rhythms will feature guest vocalists John Legend, Janelle Monae among others. The album will be available in May in advance of the 2014 World Cup. One of the most successful...

2014-02-13 08:21:21

HALIFAX, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") has been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the third year in a row. "This award celebrates differences and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer," said Colin Copp, Chief Administrative Officer, Jazz. "At Jazz, diversity is not a program - it is core to the makeup of our people and business. We believe that by optimizing the strengths of our...

2014-02-12 12:28:53

The 2014 Four-Day Live Broadcast Will Feature Performances from a Powerhouse Line Up of Musicians Including Christina Aguilera, Santana, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, The String Cheese Incident, John Fogerty and many more... LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV continues its commitment to being TV's home for live music festivals, announcing today that it will be the official broadcaster of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage...

2014-02-10 16:22:14

Redemption of $60.0 million or approximately 75.0% HALIFAX, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) announced today that is has completed the early redemption of C$60 million of its Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures ('Debentures') that were due to mature on December 31, 2014. Debentures of an aggregate principal amount of C$20.21million remain outstanding following the redemption. "The early repayment of the majority portion...

2014-02-03 12:24:50

2014 Marks 100th Anniversary of Duke Ellington's First Composition ("Soda Fountain Rag") NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, honoring the American composer as Artist of the Month for Black History Month, February 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO) A century ago, in 1914, a teenage Duke Ellington, working in...

2014-01-29 23:34:30

The MusicianMarket.com website is expanding to include a section to showcase musicians on the home page of the website. This new ‘Featured Artist’ addition will include information about the artist and links to their bios, videos, and music downloads. Austin TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Musician Market serves musicians throughout the USA as a place to find and purchase acoustic and electric musical instruments, recording gear, music accessories, drum sets and percussion instruments,...

2014-01-28 08:22:19

HALIFAX, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") is pleased to announce a gift of $12,722 to Nova Scotia-based Chisholm Services for Children. The funds for this gift were raised through an auction of uniquely designed furniture made from the transformation of retired Jazz aircraft parts. Toronto-based Creative Group Interiors' principal designer, Aisan Ahmadi, created the pieces that were auctioned off at the conclusion of Sunday's Interior Design Show in Toronto....

2014-01-27 08:22:45

Extraordinary Press Includes NPR, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today & More SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter is celebrating the release of her extraordinary new album Eve, a vibrant collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in her native Benin, which is released tomorrow on 429 Records. The album has garnered a staggering...