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DEDICATED TO FREDDIE HUBBARD at the Creole

Grammy Award-winning New York-based Jazz trumpeter Brian Lynch teams up with the phenomenal Killer Ray Appleton (drummer) on Friday, December 4th, and Joe Magnarelli teams up with Killer Ray on Saturday, December 5th as they dedicate the two nights to the legendary Freddie Hubbard.

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White Rabbits Add More World Tour Dates

After spending the better part of two years on the road (including festival stops at Lollapallooza, Glastonbury (UK), Sasquatch, Monolith and tours with The Walkmen, Spoon, Richard Swift, The Cribs, White Denim and Tokyo Police Club) White Rabbits hunkered down in their Brooklyn practice space to set about re-envisioning the dark pop of their debut Fort Nightly, while adding new sounds and influences to achieve an original work.  The result is It’s Frightening, their second full-length

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Winning Remixes Chosen In TIËSTO’S First-Ever Remix Contest

Tiësto’s first-ever foray into developing budding new talent has been a smash success: the world’s biggest DJ and critically acclaimed producer has selected the winner of his first-ever remix contest, held this fall in conjunction with Beatport, the industry leader in electronic music downloads.

The Music of Art Blakey 90th Birthday Celebration at Iridium

With so many classic recordings as a leader under his belt it might come as a surprise to some that Art Blakey's considered his best album to be the little known gem "Golden Boy". Believed to be recorded soon after play Golden Boy (starring Sammy Davis Jr.) opened on Broadway, Blakey, at the time, was leading his most famous edition of the Jazz Messengers with Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Curtis Fuller, Cedar Walton and Reggie Workman.

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STS9 Releases New Album AD EXPLORATA Dec. 8th

Dubbed "one of the country's most intriguing, innovative outfits around" by XLR8R Magazine, STS9 announces the release of their brand new studio effort, Ad Explorata (December 8, 2009 /1320 Records).

Rhett Frazier Inc: 'Escape from Dee-Troyt'

It's futurist. It's retro. And it's happening right now - new Los Angeles musical powerhouse Rhett Frazier, Inc. has emerged with their brilliant debut album Escape from Dee-Troyt. This 10 track album is sure to be a welcome end-of-the-year surprise for listeners hungry for something new: a wonderful juxtaposition of funky grooves, expert soul crooning, bold electronics and catchy tunes.

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Ted Nash Mancini Project Wed. Dec. 2nd At The Iridium Jazz Club

The Ted Mancini Project will play the Iridium Jazz Club on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009.  The Mancini Project features Ted Nash's interpretations of film composer Henry Mancini's work.

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Great American Taxi to release CD in March

In the past five years, Great American Taxi has become one of the best-known headliners on the jam band circuit, their uninhibited sound a swinging concoction of swampy blues, progressive bluegrass, funky New Orleans strut, Southern boogie, honky tonk, gospel and good old fashioned rock ’n’ roll.

Local Natives | Debut LP "Gorilla Manor" Out 2/16/10

Local Natives make soaring, sky-scraping harmonies, dreamy orchestral melodies, and throbbing tribal beats that bash their way into your soul.  Theirs are songs you can dance to almost as well as you can swoon to them. Drawing a line from the vocal stylings of Crosby Stills Nash & Young and the Zombies through the more esoteric edges of post-punk and Afro-beat, this California five piece have communally crafted a brand of indie rock all their own.
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