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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

The Symphony Sessions are now led by bassist John Lee, who brings together Dizzy Gillespie alumni performers with local symphonies to continue this wonderful legacy.

If you would like any further information on the Symphony Sessions, please contact Emily T. Yoon at CAMI on (212) 841 9509 or

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 London Jazz Festival with special narrator Ice-T.

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 their jazz piano instructor!

Congratulations Cyrus!