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Shakti-2020

Shakti 2020

Formed in 1973 by guitarist John McLaughlin and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain , SHAKTI pioneered a groundbreaking East meets West collaboration and played a pivotal role in establishing Fusion music. The violinist L.Shankar and ghatam player T.H. Vikku Vinayakram were part of the original band which toured several years in its original formation around the world to highly acclaimed praise. For profe... »

Is That So?

John McLaughlin – trailblazing guitarist, composer, Shankar Mahadevan- India’s foremost music composer, singer and tabla maestro- Zakir Hussain to release groundbreaking album IS THAT SO?

Six years in the making, the album brings together the three visionary musicians in a musical landscape, never explored before. Six years in the making, Is that So? is one of John McLaughlin’s deepest and most profound musical collaborations with prolific Indian composer and vocalist Shankar Mahadevan. Joining the duo is their life-long friend and musical brother Ustad Zakir Hussain... »

Jimmy Herring and The 5 of 7 Tokyo Dates

Jimmy Herring And The 5 Of 7 Head to Japan for Their First International Appearances

4-night residency at The Blue Note and Cotton ClubFollows US Tour DatesNovember 25, 26, 27, 28 Tickets: Cotton Club |  Blue Note (Atlanta, GA) – August 20, 2019  —   With less than a month to go until Widespread Panic guitarist Jimmy Herring and his new band, The 5 of 7, load up the trucks, the band announces their first ever international appearances. The group is  headed to Japan for... »

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JIMMY HERRING AND THE 5 OF 7 ARE WEEKS AWAY FROM TOUR START

SHARE FIRST EVER LIVE VIDEO AND ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL TOUR DATES (Atlanta, GA) – August 1, 2019  —   With less than two months to go until Widespread Panic guitarist Jimmy Herring and his new band, Jimmy Herring and The 5 of 7, load up the trucks, the band us adding more live tour dates to their fall 2019 schedule. To give fans an early taste of what to expect at their debut performances... »

Wallace Roney

Wallace Roney Leads an Inspiring Group of Contemporary Jazz Trailblazers on New Album, Blue Dawn – Blue Nights

Internationally-revered Trumpeter Wallace Roney Leads an Inspiring Group of Contemporary Jazz Trailblazers on New Album,  Blue Dawn – Blue Nights Due out August 30, 2019 on HighNote Records HighNote Records is proud to announce the August 30th release of Blue Dawn – Blue Nights, the new album from stalwart jazz trumpeter, bandleader and Miles Davis alum, Wallace Roney. On his twenty-se... »

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa announces 2020 spring tour dates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2019 TWO-TIME GRAMMY-NOMINATED BLUES-ROCK GUITAR SUPERSTAR JOE BONAMASSA  ANNOUNCES 2020 SPRING U.S. TOUR DATES FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF THREE SOLD-OUT MUSIC FESTIVALS AT SEA, BRINGING FANS THE PERFECT VACATION EXPERIENCE July 23, 2019 – Two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock sensation Joe Bonamassatoday announces U.S. tour dates for spring 2020, a... »

Jimmy Haslip

Jimmy Haslip Interview- The Zen of Bass

It was just the other day, during a casual conversation  with guitarist Jimmy Herring, I asked him that which bass players come to your mind who you would like to play with, and the first name that came out his mouth was Jimmy Haslip. He continued to say how musical and sublime Haslip was in situations that he had heard him. When you ask  session and touring musicians, everyone wants to have Hasli... »

John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension announce European Fall 2019 Dates

John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension announce European Fall 2019 Dates

John McLaughlin and his longest standing and current band The 4th Dimension will be embarking on a Fall run of select cities in Europe starting in Stockholm, Sweden on Oct 17, 2019. This Fall Run is the second series of shows after the band toured other European cities in Spring of this year.  The 4th Dimension are Gary Husband on Keys, Etienne Mbappe on bass and Ranjit Barot on Drums.    European... »

Wayne Krantz Oz Noy Dennis Chambers and Kevin Scott debut as The Sellouts

Wayne Krantz Oz Noy Dennis Chambers and Kevin Scott debut as The Sellouts

TICKETS First Show      https://bit.ly/32hzw2o Second Show   https://bit.ly/2NRFDYe On Friday, August 23rd visionary guitarist Wayne Krantz and virtuoso axeman Oz Noy will collaborate for the very first time and for one night only with the legendary Dennis Chambers (Parliament Funkadelic, Santana, John McLaughlin, Steely Dan) on Drums and Atlanta’s finest Kevin Scott (Jimmy Herring, Colonel Bruce ... »

Wayne Krantz to release second edition of his book-An Improviser’s OS

Wayne Krantz to release second edition of his book-An Improviser’s OS

  Fifteen years ago, musician Wayne Krantz released an unconventionally entertaining music theory book, “An Improviser’s OS,” through his website, waynekrantz.com. Frustrated by traditional methods of learning and teaching scales and chords on the guitar, Krantz had come up with a system of practice that increases scale and chord knowledge without compromising the creative elements that make the k... »

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