On Monday 4th the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Clu® along with Omara Portuondo said Good bye to the lovely city of Barcelona. Jordi Bianciotto was there and reviewed the show for the Spanish newspapper El Periódico. Learn more here.
World stars of jazz, classical, pop, and world music will visit Hungary once again as the town of Veszprém will hold its annual cultural festival in June. This year Lisa Stansfield and Jamie Cullum will perform in Veszprém on 15 and 16 July respectively, while the day of the world music with Omara Portuondo and Diego el Cigala will be 13 July.
Roberto Fonseca will be playing at the CapeTown Jazz Festival next April 1st. Cuban pianist has the opportunity to talk with Prensa Latina about this solo performance and many other projects and shows. Learn more here
Vocalist René Marie, a Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist with a style firmly rooted in the blues, will add another album to her acclaimed discography. Motéma Music will release Sound Of Red on May 13. Sound Of Red will be Marie’s fourth album for Motéma, having debuted on the label in 2011 with The Voice Of My Beautiful Country. She is joined on the project by musical guests that include saxophonist Sherman Irby, trumpeter Etienne Charles and guitarist Romero Lubambo. Listen now!
The Jazz Cruise prides itself on the selection of the finest jazz musicians in the world and they have just announced the artist lineup for 2017. And René Marie is excited to be performing with Experiment in Truth and joining a star-studded line up including: Paquito D’Rivera Quartet, Eliane Elias, Take 6, Mike Stern, Marcus Miller, among others. Open booking has commenced and the cruise will visit Fort Lauderdale, Key West, Costa Maya (Mexico), Belize City (Belize), Cozumel (Mexico). Learn more here.
espAfrika, organiser of the annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF), shared more of the glittering names that will join the all-star line-up at next year’s festival happening on 1 and 2 April 2016. Adding even more weight to the 2016 line-up are the likes of: roberto SOLO fonseca (Cuba), JAV (Reunion Island/Mozambique/SA); multi-award winning local and international pop reggae aficionados Dr Victor & the Rasta Rebels (SA); Cape jazz master, Ramon Alexander (SA); hip hop and soul fusion mistress Laëtitia Dana (France); versatile guitar virtuoso Cameron Ward (SA); award-winning pianist, composer and producer Bokani Dyer (SA); jazz guitarist Themba Mokoena (SA); ‘indietronica’ electronic artist Felix Laband ft. Derek Gripper (SA)
Legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette talks about his latest release Return the very first solo piano recording of his long and distinguished career. Scheduled for a vinyl-only release in April of, 2016, on France’s Newvelle Records, features two brand new compositions as well as reinterpretations of compositions recorded with earlier bands and projects.. You can listen the complete interview at France Inter.
London’s legendary jazz venue boasts a bevvy of bountiful names for their forthcoming season, including Pat Metheny, Nitin Sawhney ; Arturo Sandoval (10-12 March); Makaya McCraven (19 March); Kenny Garrett (16-16 April); Roberto Fonseca (17 April); Raul Midon (18-19 April); Taj Mahal (29-30 April) and David Sanborn Electric Band. Learn more here.
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