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  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy announce two-night run at Colorado's Stanley Hotel in 2019

    Big Bad Voodoo Daddy announce two-night run at Colorado's Stanley Hotel in 2019

    Southern California swingers Big Bad Voodoo Daddy have announced a two-night run at the legendary Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado set for the late winter of 2019. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy hits the Stanley stage on March 1 & 2. You can find ticketing info on AXS below. Since releasing their...
  • Galactic announces 'Already Ready Already' tour 2019

    Galactic announces 'Already Ready Already' tour 2019

    Louisiana jam band Galactic is heading out on the road for the Already Ready Already tour beginning on Feb. 1 in Boston, Massachusetts. The tour spans 24 dates and concludes on March 30 in San Francisco, California at the Warfield Theatre (Tickets). Coming out on the tour is special guest Erica...
  • Rachael & Vilray announces 2019 performances

    Rachael & Vilray announces 2019 performances

    Duo Rachael & Vilray love to sing throwback tunes of the 1930s and 1940s, not only singing cover songs from that era but their own set of songs as well written by guitarist Vilray. The duo is heading out on the road to share their joy of old pop music with the world. Rachael & Vilray kick...
  • Ezra Collective announces U.S. tour spring 2019

    Ezra Collective announces U.S. tour spring 2019

    Five-piece London-based jazz band Ezra Collective will head-out on the road for their spring 2019 tour dates. Specifically, Ezra Collective will finally be embarking on their journey to perform in the United States, as the band announced via Twitter. All tickets will go on sale on Friday, Dec....
  • Jazz Aspen Snowmass: Complete event guide and schedule for 2019 JAS Cafe

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass: Complete event guide and schedule for 2019 JAS Cafe

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass has announced another world-class lineup for their JAS Cafe Winter Series. The 2018-19 JAS Cafe Winter Series kicks off on Dec. 21 with shows taking place at the Cooking School of Aspen and Downstairs at The Little Nell where you can enjoy candlelit performances with amazing...
  • Snarky Puppy announces spring tour dates to support ‘upcoming record’

    Snarky Puppy announces spring tour dates to support ‘upcoming record’

    New York-based jam band Snarky Puppy has shared their touring plans for the coming year with 25 new headlining concert dates announced earlier this week. The band which mixes both jazz and rock elements into their signature sound will begin their 2019 tour campaign on May 10 in Rhode Island and...
  • Jena Lowe

    Esperanza Spalding enchants Los Angeles with soaring vocals, legs and a moment of bass

    Esperanza Spalding’s performance at El Rey Theatre on Tuesday (Nov. 20) was spellbinding, quite literally. The songstress and bass player put on a what seemed like a one-woman musical theater performance of her latest album 12 Little Spells. In a theatrically stunning red dress, Spalding took the...
  • Jacob Collier releases new video, set to play the Fonda Theatre in LA in March

    Jacob Collier releases new video, set to play the Fonda Theatre in LA in March

    Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier released the official music video for his song "With The Love In My Heart.” The track serves as the lead single off of Collier’s full-length album Djesse Vol. 1. In and of itself, Djesse will be a four-album cycle for the young artist that was...
  • Al Di Meola announces 2019 performance at The Space at Westbury

    Al Di Meola announces 2019 performance at The Space at Westbury

    Playing the guitar is an art form, especially if it’s being played by Al Di Meola. Known the world over as one of the best jazz guitarists ever to bless music, De Meola has been a force for the past 44 years, and even at the young age of 64, he has no plans to slow down. In fact, he will soon hit...
  • Tom Shackleford

    5 Reasons To See Kamasi Washington Live

    Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington is currently charging towards the final stretch of his Heaven and Earth North American tour in support of his 2018 studio album by the same name. The west coast bandleader began the lengthy headlining trek back in late July and has since been wowing audiences with...
  • Sade Performing at the MGM Grand Garden Arena (Sept. 3, 2011)

    Listen: Sade releases new song 'The Big Unknown'

    Sade, music's most prominent, ageless figure is officially back in the studio. The British-Nigerian has secretly snuck out some musical offerings that refuse to fly under the radar of true music enthusiasts that just enjoy the harmonious perfection Sade has provided to the mass over the past several...
  • Chick Corea & Bela Fleck announces 2019 performance at Majestic Theatre

    Chick Corea & Bela Fleck announces 2019 performance at Majestic Theatre

    Two legendary musicians have announced a show at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas. Longtime collaborators and masters of their respective instruments Chick Corea (piano) and Béla Fleck (banjo) are set to hit the Majestic on May 8, 2019. You can find ticket info for this amazing meeting of the minds on...
  • Niki Haris & The Mitch Forman Quartet announces JAS Cafe Winter series 2019

    Niki Haris & The Mitch Forman Quartet announces JAS Cafe Winter series 2019

    Niki Haris & The Mitch Forman Quartet are set to perform for the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Cafe Winter Series in Aspen, Colorado in 2019. The singer and jazz-fusion pianist will deliver four performances over two days, March 15 & 16, at the Cooking School of Aspen with shows starting at 7:00 p.m...
  • Listen: Erykah Badu shares new song in 'The Sound of Green' mix

    Listen: Erykah Badu shares new song in 'The Sound of Green' mix

    Erykah Badu has some new music for the Sound of Color series at NTS. Her new mix was called "The Sound of Green" and fans can hear the music at NTS.live. She even included a new song, and to skip ahead to the song itself, it is at the 1:05:04 mark. Be warned though, that anyone in the United States...
  • Interview: Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro talks recent album

    Interview: Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro talks recent album

    “I'd recommend listening to all styles of jazz - vocal, Brazilian, instrumental, and free. The bad times aren't so bad when you're surrounded by creative music,” Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro advises. Her latest album, Tell Me the Truth, was released this fall and is currently being...
  • Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox announces Welcome to the Twenties 2019 tour

    Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox announces Welcome to the Twenties 2019 tour

    Take a musical journey back in time for 2019 with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, who will be taking their brand of retro covers of modern music back on the road for the Welcome to the Twenties Tour. The group is poised for a jam-packed year, with dates scheduled through the end of 2018 and well...
  • Top 11 songs featuring a saxophone solo

    Top 11 songs featuring a saxophone solo

    Saxophone Day is coming on Nov. 6, and it's not just for jazz fans. The instrument has played a major part in some of the most classic songs in rock, R&B and other genres, often helping to turn them into hits. Check out AXS's list of the top 11 songs featuring a saxophone solo, and click on...
  • Watch: Kamasi Washington shares video for 'Heaven and Earth' track 'Hub-Tones'

    Watch: Kamasi Washington shares video for 'Heaven and Earth' track 'Hub-Tones'

    Jazz man Kamasi Washington has shared a new video for the song “Hub-Tones” from his stellar sophomore album Heaven and Earth, and it’s just as brilliantly experimental as his music. For the visual, Washington enlisted the help of London-based director Jenn Nkiru. As Pitchfork reported, Nkiru said...
  • Esperanza Spalding bringing '12 Little Spells' to select cities this fall

    Esperanza Spalding bringing '12 Little Spells' to select cities this fall

    Jazz bassist, singer, songwriter, producer and genius Esperanza Spalding has been hard a work this month developing musical arrangements themed around the human body for a new concept album titled, 12 Little Spells. Spalding has been sharing each new track through her social media outlets at 12:12 p...
  • Joe Jackson announces Four Decade tour 2019

    Joe Jackson announces Four Decade tour 2019

    Joe Jackson will hit the road once again in 2019. The 5-time Grammy nominee will be celebrating four decades of music with a brand new studio album Fool, which will drop Jan. 18 2019 via Earmusic. The multi-platinum seller unveiled the big news on Oct. 9 via Twitter and other social media. The...
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