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Pianist Joey Alexander Signs with Verve Records

Three time Grammy-nominated jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Joey Alexander has signed with Verve Records. Alexander will perform his first-ever run at the Blue Note in New York City on June 6 – 9 with bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick Scott. Alexander, Grenadier, and Scott will then start recording together and a new album is expected … Read More “Pianist Joey Alexander Signs with Verve Records”

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Clarinetist Anat Cohen to Premiere New Concerto at Carnegie Hall

Anat Cohen, the Israeli-born clarinet virtuoso, will premier a new concerto, Triple Helix, at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall on Jan. 12. The piece, composed by Oded Lev-Ari for Cohen and her Tentet, whose last album was Happy Song, will also have a showing at Chicago’s Symphony Center on Feb. 1. Lev-Ari wrote the piece on … Read More “Clarinetist Anat Cohen to Premiere New Concerto at Carnegie Hall”

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Sisterhood of Swing to Make Live Debut at Lincoln Center

On Thursday, June 26, at Damrosch Park in the heart of New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, a new all-female big band will perform its first public concert. Sisterhood of Swing, a 14-piece group led by Canadian trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg and also featuring violinist Regina Carter and clarinetist Anat Cohen, will provide the … Read More “Sisterhood of Swing to Make Live Debut at Lincoln Center”

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