Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City

Jazz Alley in Seattle

Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver


Ronnie Scott's in London

Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco



Whoa! The Mosaic Project featuring Esperanza, Geri Allen, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ingrid Jensen, Helen Sung, Anat Cohen, et al!

(l-r) Carrington, Spalding, ParlatoI'm sooo excited about The Mosaic Project that's going to drop on July 19, 2011!

It's a who's who of many of my favorite female jazz artists! OMG - there's the leader - composer, arranger, producer, drummer and vocalist Terri Lyne Carrington; vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Cassandra Wilson, Carmen Lundy, Gretchen Parlato and Nona Hendryx (one of the original members of Labelle); Esperanza Spalding and Mimi Jones on bass; Sheila E on percussion; Patrice Rushen, Geri Allen and Helen Sung on keys; Ingrid Jensen on trumpet; Tineke Postma on saxophone, Anat Cohen on clarinet, Linda Taylor on guitar, Chia-Yin Carol Ma on violin, and Hailey Niswanger on the flute. YAY!!

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Kurt Elling 2011 Summer and Fall Tour Dates!

A friend said to me yesterday, "Well, I like Eliane Elias and all but what about Kurt Elling? Is he touring? Could you post that info?"

Voilà! Here are tour dates for vocalist Kurt Elling plus a recent video of a live performance thrown in for you! How's that? Enjoy. :)


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Eliane Elias' New Album "Light My Fire" on Sale Today + 2011 Summer/Fall Tour Schedule!

I wanted to give fans of Brazilian jazz pianist and vocalist Eliane Elias a quick heads-up regarding the release of her latest project Light My Fire. It is being released in the US today (31 May 2011)! Check out the promo video:

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Sing The Truth! Celebrating the Music of Miriam Makeba, Abbey Lincoln and Odetta

Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Presents the U.S. Debut of

Sing The Truth!
Celebrating the Legacies of Iconic Female Artists

Miriam Makeba, Abbey Lincoln and Odetta
Featuring Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright

(From left to right: Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright)

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