President Obama hosts International Jazz Day from the White House, on Friday, April 29, 2016 – televised on ABC TV Saturday, April 30, 2016.
Al Di Meola, Stanley Clarke, John Scofield, Ron Carter, King Sunny Ade, John Medeski, Wayne Shorter, Chris Botti, Steve Miller Band, Erykah Badu, Lucinda Williams, John Mayall, James Cotton, Madeleine Peyroux and Robert Glaspar might be giants but the essence of the upcoming Montreal International Jazz Festival June 26-July 5 are the free shows of Ragtime, Cajun, Celtic, Blues, Folk, Rock, hiphop, Dixieland, Swing, Bebop, Fusion, Gospel, Folk, Pop, and every other imaginable genre!
“Birdland” is a series of live ‘70s recordings by Alan Gauvin — saxophonist of Buddy’s band known as the Killer Force.
With “News Of The World,” released in 1977, Queen left behind the fey foppery of the band’s earlier releases in favor of unabashed arena rock.
If your New Year’s resolution was to branch into collecting picture sleeves, one of these lots offered a great way to get started without blowing your budget.
Sixteen-track compilation spotlights the singer’s recordings on his own label
July 12 release date celebrates Bennett’s 85th birthday
Skolnick’s new record ‘Veritas’ has touches of his metal past, but is mostly a jazz album
“The Gathering” is a collection of classic country songs, mostly written during the golden era of the 1960s, and the first time Schuur has featured this genre.
Be sure to grab a copy of our annual 5-Star Album issue!
Our condolences to the families and friends of recently deceased musicians, songwriters, and music celebrities/executives.