Reed Master Harvey Wainapel’s ‘Amigos Brasileiros Vol. 2′ Due September 2nd »

Saxophonist and clarinetist Harvey Wainapel has been dividing his time between Berkeley and Brazil for nearly 15 years now, and in the course of his expansive Brazilian travels he’s forged deep musical friendships with an array of that country’s notable composers and instrumentalists. Many of them were showcased on Wainapel’s gorgeous 2007 travelogue Amigos Brasileiros, ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on August 26, 2014
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NEW YORK CITY BASED URBAN-FLAMENCO GUITARIST ERIC KAMEN SETS FOURTH CD RELEASE, SERENADES FOR SEPTEMBER 2 RELEASE DATE »

NEW INSTRUMENTAL RELEASE FEATURES SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR OPENING TRACK “THE LOST TRIBE”                                                                                      ...
Posted by: mileshighproductions on August 20, 2014
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Nickel Creek’s Self-Titled Album Certified Platinum »

Nickel Creek, the self-titled album from the acoustic trio has been Certified Platinum by the Recording Industry of America having officially hit one million units of the record sold. Nickel Creek, comprised of Chris Thile, Sean Watkins and Sara Watkins, has been cited as one of the “Five Music Innovators of the Millennium” by TIME ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on August 18, 2014
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ENTER EXQUISITE MUSICAL DREAM WORLD WITH NEW CIRO HURTADO ALBUM »

CIRO HURTADO   Deep in the Peruvian rainforest there grows a hallucinogenic vine (“ayahuasca”) that has been used for thousands of years by the indigenous natives to make a medicinal potion for rituals to rid the user of “mal de ojo” or melancholia, or to bring spiritual wisdom and insights.  Latin guitarist Ciro Hurtado took ...
Posted by: Gena on August 13, 2014
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ADAM ANDREWS RELEASES CAREFULLY-COMPOSED DEBUT SOLO PIANO RECORDING »

ADAM ANDREWS ROAD TO AMBO   Adam Andrews creates solo piano music that focuses on bringing healing and inspiration to his listeners.  He says his debut album, Road to Ambo, was inspired by “my family’s journey to adopt our son from Ambo in Ethiopia; the love I have for my family; and my dreams of ...
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GERMAN SYNTH WUNDERKIND UWE GRONAU CREATING PROGRESSIVE MUSIC »

UWE GRONAU THOUGHTS OF TOMORROW   Despite all the problems in the world today, versatile German composer and keyboardist Uwe Gronau says, “I think humans are smart enough to create a good society for future generations, and one of the keys is the utilization of music.”  The theme of pondering the future helped inspire the ...
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‘The New Straight Ahead’ from NYSQ drops on August 19, 2014 »

By radically redesigning familiar songs, NYSQ offers listeners an entry point to the music it presents, while simultaneously generating the creative energy that comes from exploring new territory. NYSQ is a band that has stayed together for 8 years, during the most tumultuous period in the history of the recording business. During that time, the ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on August 11, 2014
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Russian Rock Sensation MAX Releases “My Name Is Dick” Video »

MAX is a Russian musician and recording artist who is best known as the frontman of the Moscow rock band Nogu Svelo!, which has won numerous awards throughout their lifetime including a Russian MTV Movie Award, the MTV Special Prize, the popular Russian TV Channel 1 “Star” award and many other recognizable awards. Alongside of ...
Posted by: cubuffst on August 8, 2014
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Underground System Releases New Five-track Remix EP »

Brooklyn based afrobeat band Underground System has just released a 5-track remix album of their recent EP Bella Ciao (Ropeadope Records). The album will feature remixes from hip hop duo Kool and Kass, electro disco trio Archie Pelago, global bass DJ Chief Boima, producer/bandleader Peter Matson (Underground System, Awkwafina), and a debut track from Big ...
Posted by: Joe Ross on August 6, 2014
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Sir Sultry Combines Flamenco and Jazz on ‘Soleángeles’ »

Led by guitarist and vocalist, Ethan Margolis, the Los Angeles-based Sir Sultry Quintet fuses elements of flamenco, jazz and blues and has released its first full length album entitled Soleángeles. The name, Soleángeles, is derived from the combination of two words: Soleá (Flamenco’s mother song) and Angeles (Los Angeles). The album was recorded in both ...
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