Dizzy Gillespie Symphony Sessions sign to CAMI

Dizzy Gillespie Symphony Sessions sign to CAMI

We are delighted to announce that the Dizzy Gillespie Symphony Sessions are now signed to Columbia Artists Management.  For Dizzy Gillespie, playing in a small combo was never enough. His artistry compelled him to seek and to create larger ensembles because as a composer and […]

Ask Your Mama!

Here’s Ron McCurdy on the Barbican’s podcast talking about a project we’re really excited to be involved in – Langston Hughes’ groundbreaking jazz poetry piece Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz. This will be performed on Saturday 21st November as part of the EFG […]

Cyrus Chestnut – 3 year recording deal

New recording deal for Cyrus Chestnut Cyrus Chestnut has just agreed on a 3 year recording deal with Highnote Records, with a first release slated for early 2015. And he’s also had some more good news- Mr Chestnut also been invited to join Howard University as […]

Dizzy Gillespie All Stars

The Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars opened for Aretha Franklin at Radio City & Montreal Jazz Festival… And here’s what she had to say about them in a recent interview: “…oh man, they are so good it’s just ridiculous.” -Aretha Franklin Full interview here: http://www.amny.com/entertainment/aretha-franklin-soul-legend-set-to-play-radio-city-music-hall-1.8386994

Avery*Sunshine in NYT

Avery*Sunshine’s ‘barn-burning performance’ at Lincoln Center Target Free Thursdays, a weekly program presented by Lincoln Center at the David Rubenstein Atrium on Broadway, lured me to a barn-burning performance by the Atlanta-based singer and songwriter Avery Sunshine. With nothing more than a guitar accompanist, her […]