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New Album From Ben Sollee OUT NOW

Submitted by Mason Jar Media on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 10:34 am

The newest studio release from Ben Sollee is now available. Half-Made Man, Sollee’s self-produced fourth studio album, was released today on Sollee’s own Tin Ear Records and distributed by Thirty Tigers. The album features an exciting cast of musicians including guitarist Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket), fiddle player Jeremy Kittel (Turtle Island Quartet), bassist Alana Rocklin, percussionist Jordon Ellis and guest vocalist Abigail Washburn.

Just Announced: Euforquestra w/ Roster McCabe at the Fox Theatre

Submitted by Fox Theater on Wed, 09/05/2012 - 6:04 pm

2 Entertainment & Colorado Daily are proud to present Euforquestra w/ Roster McCabe at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, October 4th.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, September 7th for $8.00 in advance and $10.00 day of show.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Announces Box Set

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 1:03 pm

Fifty years after a former art gallery on St. Peter Street became a haven and platform for the surviving musicians who made New Orleans the birthplace of jazz, The Preservation Hall 50th Anniversary Collection box set celebrates their contributions. This deluxe 4-CD, 58-track collection will be available September 25 through Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Today Preservation Hall Jazz Band is sharing “C.C.

Mike Dillon To Release URN on September 25

Submitted by The Royal Pota… on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 1:00 pm

Look up punk jazz in the dictionary and next to it you'll find a picture of its patron saint Mike Dillon. The vibraphonist/percussionist/vocalist/MC has been in perpetual motion for over 20 years now. From his time spent with the late '80s MTV buzz band Billy Goat to cult faves Hairy Apes BMX to his current role in the post-rock behemoth Garage A Trois, Dillon has amassed a diehard fan base that embraces his freewheeling mash up of sound and style.

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National September 2012 Schedule Jazz Museum in Harlem

Submitted by Eigo on Tue, 08/21/2012 - 7:59 pm

This September, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians.Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, will feature renowned pianist Roy Eaton and swing bandleader, George Gee.This month’s Jazz For Curious Listeners, presented with Berklee College of Music, will highlight the genius and legacy of Ray Charles.NJMH Associate Artistic Director Jonathan Batiste brings back the swing to the Museum with another run of his successful perf

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Alex Machacek Unveils Chops & A Flood of Ideas on New CD, FAT

Submitted by MAD Ink PR on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 4:53 pm

Alex Machacek, the amazing fusion guitarist, has done it again. Combining mindboggling fluidity, daredevil string-skipping technique and audacious intervallic leaps on the guitar (ones that will make even the most ardent Allan Holdsworth fan take notice), has taken his penchant for precision ensemble playing and created a collection of audible art that rivals the late, great Frank Zappa’s.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Soul Rebels Brass Band at the Fox Theatre

Submitted by Fox Theater on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 12:39 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Soul Rebels Brass Band w/ The Revivalists at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, September 6th.  Tickets go on sale Friday, August 10th for $13.00 in advance and $15.00 day of show. The Soul Rebels formed when Lumar LeBlanc and Derrick Moss, originally members of New Orleans’ iconic Dejean’s Young Olympia Brass Band, decided they wanted to play the new, exciting music they were hearing on the radio while respecting the tradition they loved.

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem August 2012 Schedule

Submitted by Eigo on Fri, 08/03/2012 - 11:15 am

This August, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians.Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, will feature two acclaimed drummers and educators, Nasheet Waits and Ralph Peterson, Jr.Artistic Advisor and bassist Christian McBride will be hosting a month of jazz in the movies, from the 1950s to the modern era for this month’s Jazz For Curious Listeners.NJMH’s Jonathan Batiste a

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Pres Hall Jazz Band to Release Live CD + track w/ Jim James

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Sat, 07/28/2012 - 4:31 pm

In commemoration and celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the iconic venue Preservation Hall, the prolific New Orleans jazz legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band are set to release a live recording of the band's acclaimed January 7th performance at Carnegie Hall.  Entitled St.