Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City

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Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver, CO


Ronnie Scott's in London




Top 50+ Jazz Albums for the Week of 08 August 2011

Rufus Reid & Out Front - Hues of a Different BlueThis is the most recent (8th Aug 2011) US/Canada radio airplay list from JazzWeek.com

Want to see stats on how many radio stations played your favorite album or how much it moved up or down the chart from last week? Click here to get that information. 

This week's general theme for "new" releases in the American market is "jazz imports" (again). Want to see all on the new or "new-ish" imports to the US? Click this link

Click any red link to check out the music on Amazon.com

  1. BEN WILLIAMS State Of Art (Concord Jazz)
  2. MONTY ALEXANDER Harlem-Kingston Express Live (Motema)
  4. THE NEW GARY BURTON QUARTET Common Ground (Mack Avenue)
  5. TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON The Mosaic Project (Concord)

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FYI ~ Christian McBride's New Big Band Project "The Good Feeling" + 3 Exclusive Tracks!


Christian McBride Big Band - The Good FeelingChristian McBride's first foray into the world of big band composing and arranging dates back to 1995, when he was commissioned by Jazz At Lincoln Center to write Bluesin' in Alphabet City, featured on The Good Feeling and originally debuted by Wynton Marsalis & The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Since that time he has composed a number of pieces for larger ensembles including The Movement Revisited, a five movement suite dedicated to four of the major figures of the civil rights movement: Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At McBride's core is The Good Feeling, his first full-fledged big band recording, and it's presented in a truly impressive fashion. 

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Christian McBride's International Tour Schedule from Aug 2011 - April 2012


Bassist Christian McBrideThere are 30+ dates listed for Christian McBride's schedule for the remainder of 2011 into the beginning of 2012.  He's making two separate appearances in New York City, in addition to other shows in the US. McBride will be performing in Japan, Italy and Austria, too. 

Hopefully, he is coming to a town near you very soon!

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EoJ Tip: Vocalist Magos Herrera at NYC's Jazz Standard in September!

"Herrera is without a doubt the best jazz singer out of Mexico, and with México Azul she is establishing herself among the best singers in jazz."  Wilbert Sostre, Jazz Times 

Do you know about Magos Herrera? Well, you should. There's no excuse for you to be in the dark any longer about this passionately talented vocalist. :)


Jazz vocalist Magos Herrera is set to perform at Jazz Standard in New York City onTuesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 21 with sets at 7:30pm and 9:30pmShe will be performing songs from her recent Sunnyside Records release, Mexico Azul

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