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Instrumental Jazz Fusion at the Lazy Dog with Snarky Puppy

Submitted by Lazy Dog on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:48 pm

Snarky Puppy is spending an unprecedented 3 consecutive months on the road this winter and spring supporting their brand new DVD/CD "Ground Up", released officially on February 28th through their own recently-launched record label, GroundUP Music (a sublabel of Ropeadope Records).For the very first time, this tour will take the band all the way to the United Kingdom and France as well as every major market in the United States.

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Just Announced: Victor Wooten Band @ Boulder Theater | 7/12/12

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 1:16 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Victor Wooten Band with Special Guest at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, July 12th, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 27th at 10:00am for $23.00 advance & $27.00 the day of the show. Victor has been touring with his own band since 1997 in various forms and formats all over the globe.

Just Announced: Esperanza Spalding @ Boulder Theater 09.25.12

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:20 pm

2 Entertainment is proud to present Grammy winner, Esperanza Spalding’s Radio Music Society tour at the Boulder Theater on Tuesday September 25th, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 20th at 10:00am for $40.00 general admission & reserved balcony, $65 reserved & $75 gold circle.It has not taken Esperanza Spalding long to emerge as one of the brightest lights in the musical world.  Listeners familiar with her stunning 2008 Heads Up International debut, Esperanza, and her best-selling 2010 release Chamber Musi

Concord Records Jazz Classics Announced, Including Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk & Bill Evans

Submitted by conqueroo on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 4:57 pm

Concord Music Group will release three new titles in its Original Jazz Classics Remasters series on May 15, 2012. Enhanced with 24-bit remastering by Joe Tarantino, bonus tracks on each release (some previously unissued), and new liner notes to provide historical context to the originally released material, the series showcases pivotal recordings of the past several decades by artists whose influence on the jazz tradition continues to reverberate among jazz musicians and audiences well into the 21st century.
 

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Sonny Fortune Tribute at TRIBECA Performing Arts Center

Submitted by Eigo on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:12 am

Every year since 1974 Highlights In Jazz has honored a living jazz musician for their 'matchless musical achievements'.Previous honorees have included Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, Frank Wess, Roy Haynes, Maxine Sullivan, Hank Jones and Dr. Billy Taylor to name a few.This years honoree is the saxophone master Sonny Fortune.When critics speak of Sonny Fortune, names like Coltrane, Cannonball, Young, Bechet, Hawkins and Parker are mentioned.

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