New Release From Resonance Records! Harris Simon – The Mastery of Passion Featuring Michael Brecker, Claudio Roditi and Joe Farrell Rare Recordings from 1979-1980

The Mastery  of Passion

Free MP3 Download: Harris Simon – Don the Don

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Hank Williams Posthumously Awarded Pulitzer

Hank Williams has been posthumously awarded a special Pulitzer prize Special Citiation for the arts, for his contribution to music.

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Smooth Ontario Nights An All-Star Jazz Weekend April 16 & 17

Smooth Ontario Nights
An All-Star Jazz Weekend
April 16 & 17
Doubletree Hotel Ontario Airport
222 No. Vineyard Avenue
Ontario, CA 91764

Euge Groove, Everette Harp, Terry Steele

This is the music experience you’ve been waiting for…Two Evenings of All-Star Jazz, Dining & Dancing awaits you, filled with exciting times and hosted by the Doubletree Hotel, located just minutes from the Ontario International Airport and endless premier shopping at Victoria Gardens or the Ontario Mills Mall.

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Otis Redding’s 2-CD Live on the Sunset Strip Documents Historic 1966 Club Date at the Artist’s Peak of Power

Three full sets available in their entirety for the first time,
with digital remastering and extensive liner notes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In 1966, Otis Redding had emerged not only as the star of Stax Records but as one of nation’s most influential soul singers. With his version of “Satisfaction” climbing the charts in April 1966, Redding arrived in Los Angeles to play both the Hollywood Bowl (as part of a KHJ-AM listener appreciation concert that also featured Donovan, Sonny & Cher and the Mamas & the Papas) and a four-nighter at the legendary Whisky A Go Go on the Sunset Strip. According to Taj Mahal, whose ’60s band the Rising Sons opened the Whisky shows, “At that time, Otis was it.”
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Jimmy Warren Band Newest Release Hits the Streets Today No More Promises

STREET DATE: APRIL 13, 2010
ELECTRO GLIDE RECORDS
DIGITALLY DISTRIBUTED BY VIRTUAL LABEL LLC


The mission of the blues from its evolution in the South after the Civil War onward, and the glorious results, has been to express the myriad joys and sorrows of life. As contemporary blues guitarist Jimmy Warren relates, “I was never the same after hearing my first Son House and Robert Johnson songs. There was something heartfelt and genuine coming from their music, it seemed real.” His experience is clearly in evidence on his first studio CD, No More Promises.
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