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  • Scofield Explores Country Music on New Album

    John ScofieldFollowing his Grammy win in the category Best Instrumental Jazz Album for his 2015 recording, Past Present (Impulse!/Verve), guitarist John Scofield is set to release Country For Old Men, an exploration of country music, on Sept. 23.

    The new album, also on Impulse!/Verve, includes 12 songs, including compositions by Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard and James Taylor.

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  • Сесил Тейлор всё ещё выступает!

    Cecil Taylor86-летний пианист Сесил Тейлор (Cecil Taylor), один из пионеров фри-джаза, 17 ноября выступит на благотворительном концерте в Гарлеме на сцене Harlem Stage Gatehouse. В концерте также примут участие Джейсон Моран (Jason Moran) и Джерри Аллен (Geri Allen).

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  • Drum Legend Narada Michael Walden To Release New Full Length Album "Evolution" On Tarpan Records

    Drum Legend Narada Michael WaldenTarpan Records is pleased to announce the international release of Evolution the upcoming full-length album by Narada Michael Walden releasing on October 30th 2015. The albums’ first single, Billionaire On Soul Street, which was released on August 14th, 2015 and the forthcoming album represent a change of direction for Narada, one that brings him back to his roots in Dance and Club Music, Funk and Soul. The first single was, and full-length album will be released on Narada’s own imprint, Tarpan Records.

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  • Randy Brecker to Release Album of Pop Covers

    Randy BreckerRandy Brecker will release a new album, RandyPOP!, on the Piloo label on Sept. 18. The live recording features what the trumpeter calls “de-ranged” versions of nine pop, rock and R&B songs whose original versions —recorded by such artists as Bruce Springsteen, James Brown, Donald Fagen and Paul Simon—featured Brecker. The new arrangements are by Kenny Werner, who contributes keyboards. Also featured are David Sanchez (tenor saxophone), Adam Rogers (guitar), John Patitucci (bass), Nate Smith (drums) and vocalist (and daughter) Amanda Brecker. The album was recorded at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, and was produced by Werner, Brecker and Jeff Levenson.

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  • Scottish National Jazz Orchestra & Makoto Ozone Vividly Re-imagine Mozart’s "Jeunehomme"

    Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto, known familiarly as Jeunehomme, is vividly re-imagined by a daring soloist in Makoto Ozone, an exceptional big band in the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, and a courageous leader in director Tommy Smith. ”
    An air of great anticipation surrounded the premiere in Edinburgh of Makoto Ozone’s very special arrangement of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto K.271 for The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra directed by Tommy Smith.

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