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  • Come Fly with Herb Alpert

    Herb Alpert returns with his new album, Come Fly With Me, a mix of new Alpert originals and classic American tunes including "Come Fly With Me", "Blue Skies", and "Take The A Train", performed as only the beloved trumpeter can.

    Come Fly With Me will be released on September 25th, but preorder now at:
    iTunes –
    Amazon (digital) -

    Tour Dates
    September 25 - Malibu - Smothers Theatre
    September 26 - Tucson - Fox Theatre
    September 28 - Austin - One World Theatre
    September 29 - Austin - One World Theatre
    October 1 – Chicago, IL – Chicago City Winery
    October 2 – Rochester, MN - Mayo Civic Presentation Hall
    December 2 - Saratoga, CA - Montalvo
    December 3 - Saratoga, CA - Montalvo
    December 5 - Oakland, CA - Yoshi's Oakland
    December 6 - Oakland, CA - Yoshi's Oakland
    December 7 - Oakland, CA - Yoshi's Oakland

    January 26 - Seattle, WA / Jazz Alley
    January 27 - Seattle, WA / Jazz Alley
    January 28 - Seattle,WA / Jazz Alley
    January 30 - Spokane, WA / Spokane Symphony
    March 6 - Boca Raton, FL/ Boca Raton Festival


  • Lee Ritenour's New Album and Tour

    Lee Ritenour's new CD A Twist Of Rit will be released on August 21. Preorder your copy now at:

    Lee Ritenour TOUR DATES

    8/25/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/25/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/26/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/27/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/28/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/29/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/30/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    8/30/2015   Seattle, WA          Jazz Alley
    9/1/2015     Bigfork, MT         Crown Guitar Festival
    10/1/2015   Hartford, CT        Infinity Hall
    10/2/2015   Washington DC   The Hamilton
    10/3/2015   Annapolis, MD    Rams Head on Stage
    10/4/2015   Boston, MA         Scullers Jazz Club
    10/6/2015   New York, NY     Blue Note
    10/7/2015   New York, NY     Blue Note
    10/8/2015   New York, NY     Blue Note
    10/9/2015   New York, NY     Blue Note
    10/10/2015 New York, NY     Blue Note
    10/11/2015 New York, NY     Blue Note

    For more information, please visit:

  • Jill Scott "Woman"

    Jill Scott's 5th album, Woman, was released this week. Hear the full album for free, with an Amazon Prime subscription. Here she is performing the single on GMA.


  • Joe Jackson suffers heart attack

    According to TMZ, Jackson family patriarch, Joe Jackson, has reportedly suffered a stroke and three heart attacks while in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 87-year-old was in Brazil celebrating his birthday, when he had a stroke. He was rushed to the hospital, and had the heart attacks. He underwent surgery to have a pacemaker installed and he is being monitored to see if it stabilizes his heart. 

  • Eric Clapton composes documentary soundtrack

    Eric Clapton composed the soundtrack For Philippe Mora documentary, Three Days In Auschwitz....Speaking of their collaboration to Where's Eric!, Mora said, "This was a unique and trusting collaboration between old friends. I was simply blown away by Eric's score for this film which combined the tragedy of the events with a celebration of life. He created music with great dignity and emotional power. In my opinion, this is one for the ages."

    See the trailer for the film, which premiered today in the  New Horizons International Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland below.


  • Paul Hardcastle Chill Lounge 3- out now

    Paul Hardcastle's new album The Chill Lounge Volume 3 is out now in the US and Europe. Hear a track "Exploring the Deep" below. The album is available now at 

  • Bessie Smith biopic receives 12 Emmy noms

     Queen Latifah onstage as Bessie Smith. Credit Frank Masi/HBO

    Bessie, the HBO biopic about legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, received 12 Emmy nominations today.  Queen Latifah, star and executive producer of Bessie, was nominated as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Smith. She had been trying to get the project made for over 20 years. 

    Latifah, recently told the New York Times that the volatile life of Smith was “hard to watch” on screen. “She was not afraid to be wrong or afraid to fight or afraid to tell someone just like it is, and that’s a gift,” Queen Latifah said. “She gave me all the work I could handle.” 

    Read the complete list of Primetime Emmy nominations here.

  • Dave Koz- Collaborations

    “Good Foot,” a new song on Dave Koz' new album Collaborations, features keyboardist Jeff Lorber, who co-wrote the song with Dave. “Jeff was the first person to say to me, ‘You need to be a recording artist,’ recalls Koz. “The initial demos I made with him got me signed to Capitol Records, so he changed my life.”

    Get an autographed copy of Dave Koz' new album Collaborations for $10, while you can at:

  • Brian Culbertson @ San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

    One of the San Francisco Bay Area's biggest music festivals will be held on Friday August 7th through Sunday August 9th in Downtown San Jose. Over 100 shows on 12 stages of Jazz, Latin, Blues, R&B, New Orleans & World Music featuring:

    and many more. For tickets and more information, please visit

  • Nathan East and Bob James- The New Cool

    "THE NEW COOL" a brand new album from legendary Bob James and Nathan East will be released 9.18.15. Here is a sneak peek:


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