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Chris Standring – Simple Things

Twelve Months doesn’t seem all that long but for guitarist Chris Standring these last twelve months have been different.  They began with his thirteenth solo CD ‘Wonderful World’ only to be hijacked by a pandemic that refused to go away.  Then there was the small matter of a heart attack before getting to this, his…
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John Legend ‘Dope’ – LISTEN

Multi-platinum, 12-time GRAMMY Award-winner John Legend today released “Dope,” the first song from his forthcoming new album. Click HERE to listen.   “Dope,” produced by Ian Kirkpatrick and Ryan Tedder, is co-written by Legend, Charlie Puth, Ryan Tedder, Ian Kirkpatrick and rapper J.I.D, who is also featured on the track. The moving and infectious song sets the tone for getting summer started with its block-party vibes and…
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Julieta Eugenio Takes a Giant Leap with Debut Album

Tenor saxophonist Julieta Eugenio was recently reminded of the distinct pleasure one can derive from masters of her chosen instrument. While cooking at home and … Read More "Julieta Eugenio Takes a Giant Leap with Debut Album" The post Julieta Eugenio Takes a Giant Leap with Debut Album appeared first on JazzTimes.
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Jimmy Heath Honored in Concert and Street Naming in Queens

Queens College will celebrate the life, music, and legacy of Jimmy Heath in a concert at the school’s LeFrak Concert Hall on May 21. The … Read More "Jimmy Heath Honored in Concert and Street Naming in Queens" The post Jimmy Heath Honored in Concert and Street Naming in Queens appeared first on JazzTimes.
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Special EFX Tour Dates 2022

Chieli Minucci is in a celebratory mood, and he plans to let loose across the US throughout “Twenty Twenty 2.” That’s the title of the three-time Emmy winner and Grammy nominated guitarist’s contemporary jazz band’s fortieth anniversary album, which dropped last month. The leader and creative force behind Special EFX, Minucci wrote and produced the jazz, rock, fusion, blues, pop and…