Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2022 Essentially Ellington Competition Winners

Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced the winning high-school jazz programs in its Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival, held last week at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. Osceola County School for the Arts from Kissimmee, Fla., took first place, with Foxboro High School (Foxboro, Mass.) and Orange County … Read more

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces Winners of Essentially Ellington Competition

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the winning high school jazz programs in its Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival, held last week at Frederick P. Rose Hall in NYC. Osceola County School for the Arts from Kissimmee, Fla. took first place, with Foxboro High School (Foxboro, Ma.) and Orange County School of … Read more

Gov’t Mule Announces Co-Headlining Shows With Trombone Shorty

Photo: Gov’t Mule (Jenise Jensen) Gov’t Mule Announces Co-Headlining Shows With Trombone Shorty & Orleans AvenueUS Summer Tour Begins June 3rd May 2, 2022 – Following the success and fun of last summer’s tour together, Gov’t Mule – led by GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalistsongwriter, guitar legend, and producer Warren Haynes – and GRAMMY-nominated singer, songwriter, and … Read more

Contemporary Blues/Soul Singer Kat Riggins Announces New Album ‘Progeny’

Photo: Kat Riggins (Dennica Pearl Worrell) Contemporary Blues/Soul Singer Kat Riggins Announces New Album ‘Progeny’ Out June 24 On Gulf Coast Records “When it came to this record, the key words were ‘ACKNOWLEDGE’ and ‘HONOR,’” contemporary blues/soul singer Kat Riggins proclaims about her new CD, Progenyreleasing June 24th on Gulf Coast Records. “I have always … Read more

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces Winners of Jack Rudin Jazz Championship

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the winners of the Jack Rudin Jazz Championship which was held Apr. 19-20 at the organization’s Frederick P. Rose Hall and which featured jazz bands from 10 colleges and universities. The first place winner of this invitational competition was the jazz band representing the Michigan State University College of Music, … Read more

Supersonic Blues Machine Announces New Album ‘Voodoo Nation’

Supersonic Blues Machine Supersonic Blues Machine Announces New Album, ‘Voodoo Nation,’ out June 24th via Provogue Records/Mascot Label Group ‘Voodoo Nation’ features special guests Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke), Eric Gales, Joe Louis Walker, Ana Popovic, Kirk Fletcher, King Solomon Hicks, Josh Smith, and Sonny Landreth Supersonic Blues Machine will release their brand-new studio album Voodoo … Read more

Delmore Recording Society Announces Karen Dalton Collection ‘Shuckin’ Sugar’ – American Blues Scene

Musical archaeologist and record label Delmore Recording Society is honored to announce an all-new collection, Shukin’ Sugarfrom legendary blues and folk singer Karen Dalton. Available April 23rd on vinyl as a Record Store Day exclusive, followed by a wide release in CD and digital formats on May 6th, Shukin’ Sugar is a riveting 12-track live … Read more

Durango Blues Train Announces 2022 Artist Lineup – American Blues Scene

The onset of summer in the mountain town of Durango, Colorado inches a bit closer with the announcement of the artist lineup for the Durango Blues Train on August 26 & 27. The Durango Blues Train is excited to kick off it’s 10th year rockin’ and rollin’ aboard the historic Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad … Read more

Gov’t Mule Announces Deluxe Version of ‘Heavy Load Blues’ Out April 1st

Photo: Gov’t Mule by Jay Sansone Gov’t Mule Announces Deluxe Version of ‘Heavy Load Blues’To be Released Digitally on April 1stListen to New Single “Hiding Place”Spring US Headlining Tour Starts April 6th “Heavy jam legends Gov’t Mule lay bare their roots on Heavy Load Bluesresulting in one of the most satisfying albums of the year.” … Read more

Legendary Guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Announces Solo Album ‘Speed of Heat’ Shares Single

Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxterknown to millions from his groundbreaking work with Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothersand from countless smash hit recordings he’s performed on as an in-demand, first-call studio musician, has announced that his first-ever solo album, Speed ​​of Heatwill be released worldwide via … Read more