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New Album From Ben Sollee OUT NOW

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

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

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.

Mike Dillon To Release URN on September 25

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/

National September 2012 Schedule Jazz Museum in Harlem

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.

Skerik's Bandalabra Announce 17 City U.S. Tour

Skerik, the enduringly saxophonic, punk jazz iconoclast, has announced the first ever U.S. tour by his latest project, Bandalabra. The four-piece, Seattle-based unit also includes Andy Coe on electric guitar, Evan Flory Barnes on upright bass and Dvonne Lewis on drums.

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

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. Machacek takes the lead on FAT (Fabulous Austrian Trio), to be released on September 18th through Abstract Logix.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Soul Rebels Brass Band at the Fox Theatre

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. 

National Jazz Museum in Harlem August 2012 Schedule

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.

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

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.