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  • Kenny G's Brazilian Nights on sale now

    The new Kenny G album 'Brazilian Nights' is available now. 'Brazilian Nights' is a salute to bossa nova, featuring Kenny's performances of bossa nova classics, as well as all newly written originals. The deluxe edition of 'Brazilian Nights' includes 4 bonus live tracks.

    Get the album now!
    Exclusive deluxe bundles available now in the Kenny G store: http://found.ee/KGBrazilD2C

    Get a free download of Kenny’s new single, “Bossa Real,” off his new album “Brazilian Nights” now at KennyG.com
    See Kenny G discussing the inspiration of 'Brazilian Nights': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56wLtxvoc_o&x-yt-ts=1422411861&x-yt-cl=84924572 

  • 2015 Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival

    Here is the lineup for the 2015 Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival, on May 29-31: Boney James, Larry Graham and Graham Central Station, Jeffrey Osborne, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers with Sweetpea Atkinson and Randy Jacobs Music Projects, BWB ft. Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown and the incomparable Patti Austin Music. More artists to be announced in the coming days, and hotel packages are available by calling (949) 729-1234.

    Tickets are on-sale now at: http://www.festivals.hyattconcerts.com/

  • Brian Cubertson's Napa Jazz Getaway 2015

    The 4th annual Brian Culbertson Napa Jazz Getaway is a 5-day wine and jazz festival set in the heart of California's famous wine country. This June 10-14, 2015, will feature an all-star cast of jazz and R&B greats including Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Boney James, Peter White, Mindi Abair, Eric Darius, The Family Stone, Fred Wesley, Kenny Lattimore, Maysa, Raul Midón, Eric Marienthal, Marqueal Jordan, DW3, Spyro Gyra, Cecil Ramirez, DJ’s The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and our special guest comedian, Alonzo Bodden.

    Ticket Packages are on sale now. Please visit: http://www.jazzgetaway.com/

  • Diana Krall Announces Rescheduled US Dates and album release

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    Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall is pleased to announce the rescheduled U.S. tour dates for her “Wallflower World Tour” which had been previously postponed after a case of pneumonia. Krall’s highly anticipated new album “Wallflower” was also postponed for release and is now confirmed to come out on Verve Records on February 3, 2015. To pre-order Wallflower please click HERE.

    Krall’s “Wallflower World Tour” will kick off in Boston, MA on Wednesday, February 25th at The Shubert Theater. The 26-city tour includes stops at some of the most prestigious venues across the country including The Shubert Theater in Boston and The Beacon Theater in New York.  For specific/local on sale information, please check dianakrall.com.  

  • Marion Meadows New Video

    Marion Meadows is having a busy year. In addition to his new album, Soul Traveler, he will be joining Maxwell on his inaugural cruise along with a who’s who of artists!

    Maxwell + The 7 Seas cruise sets sail this May and features some of the most beautiful locales in the Caribbean: CocoCay, St. Thomas and St. Maarten.

    Watch the video for Marion's new single "Humanity" now on YouTube.

  • Jeff Golub Memorial Concert

    After a long battle with a degenerative brain disease, guitarist Jeff Glub passed away today in New York.

    Celebrate his life and music with a special All-Star Memorial Concert at B.B. Kings Blues Club & Grill in New York City’s Times Square on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8pm. Proceeds will benefit Jeff's family.

    Featuring performances by:

    Mindi Abair
    Rick Braun
    Randy Brecker
    Henry Butler
    Christopher Cross
    Mark Egan
    Richard Elliot
    Bill Evans
    Steve Ferrone
    Dave Koz
    Chuck Loeb
    Philippe Saisse
    Kirk Whalum

    Plus…
    Tony Beard, Steve Barbuto, Lionel Cordew, Josh Dion, Mitch Forman, Tony Garnier, Conrad Korsch, Jeff Levine, Sammy Merendino, Jason Miles, Gil Parris, Shawn Pelton, John Pondel, Jon Pousette-Dart, John Putnam, Larry Saltzman, Roger Squitero, Jonny Rosch, & Kenny White

    TICKETS General Admission: $45 ($55 day of show, if available) / VIP Booths Available: $65/ticket (Must purchase full booth for 4 or 6; tickets $75 day of show) Click here for more show info.

    CLICK HERE to find out how you can help Jeff's family.

    For those interested in learning more about PSP, the best resource is curePSP.org.

    http://marqueeconcerts.com/events/jazz/451-friends-of-jeff-golub-all-star-benefit-concert-bb-kings-blues-club

     

  • Jeff Golub loses battle with rare disease

    Guitarist Jeff Golub passed away today, after suffering from a very rare disease called Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, or "PSP." PSP is a progressively degenerative brain disease that has no treatment or cure.

    Born in 1955, Jeff Golub studied music at the prestigious Berklee School of Music in Boston. He has released 11 solo albums as well as 3 CDs as the leader of the instrumental band Avenue Blue. His most recent album was 2013’s “Train Keeps A Rolling” with Brian Auger. The contemporary jazz and blues guitarist is also well known for his work with Billy Squier as well as Rod Stewart, performing with Stewart on four albums and five world tours. After suddenly losing his sight in 2011, Jeff continued to perform through 2013 and then began to experience a rapid health decline.

    A Special All-Star Benefit Show had been scheduled on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8pm, to benefit the ailing guitarist and his family. A stellar line up of musicians will perform in the Friends of Jeff Golub All-Star Benefit Concert at B.B. Kings Blues Club & Grill in New York City’s Times Square.  Click here for more information about the show.

    CLICK HERE to find out how you can help Jeff's family.

    For those interested in learning more about PSP, the best resource is curePSP.org.

  • Grammy Nominees

    The nominees have been announced for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 82 of 83 categories. The Album of the Year nominees will be announced tonight on "A Very GRAMMY Christmas" on CBS at 9–10 p.m. ET/PT.

    Nominees include:

    Mindi Abair  “Wild Heart”  BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
    Gerald Albright  “Slam Dunk” BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
    Nathan East  “Nathan East”  BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
    Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp  “JAZZ FUNK SOUL”  BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
    Stanley Clarke  “Last Train To Sanity”  from “UP”  BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION
    Pharrell Williams  “Happy” BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
    Pharrell Williams  “Happy”  BEST MUSIC VIDEO
    Sam Smith  “Stay With Me”  RECORD OF THE YEAR
    Sam Smith  “Stay With Me”  SONG OF THE YEAR
    Sam Smith  “Stay With Me”  BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
    Sam Smith  “In The Lonely Hour”  BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
    Sam Smith  BEST NEW ARTIST
    Tony Bennett / Lady Gaga “Cheek To Cheek” BEST TRADITIONAL POP PERFORMANCE
    Dianne Reeves “Beautiful Life”  BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

    For a full list of nominees, visit Grammy.com
     

  • Spaghettini and the Dave Koz Lounge-Opens tomorrow

    Spaghettini and the Dave Koz Lounge opens tomorrow in Beverly Hills with a speciall performance by Richard Elliot! Other artists scheduled to perform this month include Eric Benet, Michael Lington, Gerald Albright, Kenny Lattimore and more. For a complete calendar of events, please visit: http://www.spaghettinibh.com/

     

  • Free Kenny G MP3 download

    Get a free MP3 download of “Bossa Real” now at http://www.kennyg.com. "Bossa Real" is the first single off "Brazilian Nights," Kenny's new album due out January 27th, 2015. Get exclusive "Brazilian Nights" deluxe album bundles and holiday packages now in the Kenny G store: http://found.ee/KGBrazilD2C.

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