New Chris Ronald album called ‘Timeline’ includes some of Canada’s finest »

March 1st saw the release of British/Canadian folk/roots singer-songwriter Chris Ronald’s third album, Timeline, produced by award-winning Canadian producer and multi-instrumentalist John MacArthur Ellis (Jeremy Fisher, The Be Good Tanyas, Barney Bentall). After a single weekend of recording back in February 2013, Ellis commented on Ronald’s great songs and “freakish” ability to never sing out ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on April 11, 2014
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Doxy Records to release Sonny Rollins ‘Road Shows, vol. 3′ on May 6 »

Since launching his Doxy label in 2006 with the Grammy-nominated studio album Sonny, Please, the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has been turning to his vast archive of his own concert recordings to compile superior performances for release in Doxy’s acclaimed Road Shows series. The selections in Volume 1 (2008) spanned nearly 30 years and ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on April 9, 2014
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Eliza Gilkyson touring to promote new album, ‘The Nocturne Diaries’ »

Grammy-nominated folk artist/political activist Eliza Gilkyson’s Portland, OR. show will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24 at the Aladdin Theatre to promote her new album The Nocturne Diaries (Red House Records). Tickets for the show at Aladdin Theatre, at 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202, run $30. For more info, call (503) ...
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Emerging Artist Chay Debuts His New Single, “Eternity”, from Upcoming Album! »

Emerging artist Chay has unique and exceptional singing, songwriting and musical arrangement talents. On his sophomore album, fans should note that he wrote and co-wrote lyrics for 12 of the songs, sang background vocals and composed the vocal arrangements for all of them. The combination of beautiful vocals and unique musical arrangements will delight and ...
Posted by: cubuffst on April 3, 2014
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Jeff Black releases ‘Folklore’ »

Singer/songwriter Jeff Black is pleased to announce the release of his album, Folklore. Folklore is the tenth album from Black, a respected and pioneering influence on roots music for more than three decades. Folklore closely follows the back to back critically acclaimed releases Plow Through The Mystic and last year’s B-Sides and Confessions, Volume Two. ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on April 1, 2014
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Slam Records Celebrates 25 Years of ‘Freedom of music’ »

SLAM independent CD label was founded by GEORGE HASLAM in 1989, now a unique and extensive source of contemporary music recognised around the world. SLAM PRODUCTIONS is the home of free jazz, improvised music, world music and all that comes under our blanket “FREEDOM OF MUSIC.” Check out the news, reviews and CDs on offer ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on March 31, 2014
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After debuts “Edges of the World” »

Listen to “Edges of the World” now: AFTER was originally conceived by Jose Frietas in the halls of the Los Angeles Music Academy; shortly after moving the fledgling project out to Orange County, they were signed to Skullr Records, and released their first demo and subsequent self-titled album. A tumultuous couple of years followed as ...
Posted by: cubuffst on March 27, 2014
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Buddy Rich “The Solos” coming in May »

Lightyear Entertainment and Lobitos Creek Ranch, in association with Scabeba Entertainment and the Buddy Rich Estate, have announced the release of a unique new CD, The Solos, culled from Buddy’s performances in 1976 and 1977, at the peak of his power and versatility. The album is comprised totally of drum solos, and showcases nine of ...
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Guitarist Noshir Mody releases ‘Stories from the Years of Living Passionately’ »

Throughout his career, guitarist Noshir Mody has recorded consistently rewarding and thought-provoking sets of original music. His recent Stories From The Years Of Living Passionately features five of his sophisticated compositions performed by a quintet also including Tsuyoshi Niwa on soprano, pianist Carmen Staaf, bassist John Lenis and drummer Yutaka Uchida. On Stories From The ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on March 26, 2014
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Bill McBirnie’s sixth album ‘Find Your Place’ sets flute among organ trio »

Bill McBirnie is a Canadian jazz and Latin flute specialist whose extraordinary level of skill prompted a personal solicitation from classical flute legend, Sir James Galway, to serve as the resident Jazz Flute Specialist at Sir James’ official web site. Although Bill is known for his outstanding technique, he is also recognized as an exceptional ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on March 24, 2014
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