January 29, 2014
Billy Peterson is on his way to Italy, where he hits the stage with the Dave King Trio. The tour takes him together with his bandmates Bill Carrothers (piano) and David King (drums) to the northern part of Italy - performances are scheduled in several cities, among them are Naples, Palermo, Ferrara, Calabria, Vicenza, and others.

After the huge success of their first album "I´ve Been Ringing You" (2012) the trio will produce a second album later this year.

Written by Megabien
December 30, 2013
As the 2013 year comes to an end, Chad Cromwell has added over 20 new records to his already long and prestigious credit list.
In 2013, he contributed his acclaimed drum skills to the likes such as Lady Antebellum (multi Grammy Winner), The Beach Boys (one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful bands of all time), Emmylou Harris (winner of 13 Grammys), Garth Brooks (one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with more than 150 million albums sold), Willie Nelson (US country music legend), LeAnn Rimes (2 times Grammy Winner), amongst several other artists of international fame.
To see Cromwell´s credit history at allmusic click here.
Written by Megabien
October 27, 2013
Billy Peterson just took off to join Ben Sidran on his Fall Tour "Don't Cry For No Hipster", which brings them to London, Copenhagen, Paris, Barcelona and Madrid. The band also includes Bob Rockwell on saxophone and Leo Sidran on drums.

For those of you that are not familiar with Ben Sidran, he is a pianist, producer, singer and composer, who has recorded 35 solo albums, including the Grammy nominated Concert for Garcia Lorca, and produced for such noted artists such as Van Morrison, Diana Ross, Rickie Lee Jones, Mose Allison or Steve Miller. Sidran is also widely recognized as the host of National Public Radio’s landmark jazz series “Jazz Alive”, which received a Peabody Award, and as the host of VH-1 television’s “New Visions” series, which received the
Ace Award for best music series.

Touring schedule: London: October 27, 30, 31 / Copenhagen: November 1, 2 / Paris: November 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 / Brive: November 11 / Barcelona: November 15, 16 / Madrid: November 18 - 24

Written by Megabien
September 30, 2013
Tony Joe White’s latest release HOODOO had a big start, especially in the UK, where within one week the album debuted at #1 on the UK Country charts.
Following White´s sold out performance at London’s Jazz Cafe, he made an appearance on the BBC program “Later… with Jools Holland,” where he played “Who You gonna Hoodoo Now?” The show will be airing in the US on the television network Palladia in November. Check your local listings for the programming schedule in your area.
 
Written by Megabien
September 11, 2013
Last year, Billy Peterson made an album called “I’ve Been Ringing You” together with drummer Dave King and pianist Bill Carrothers, recorded at a Minnesotan church. The full-length album shows a deep fondness for the jazz tradition, it investigates moody standards and American Songbook ballads, mostly slow and medium-tempo ballads, in rough-hewn textures. Critics loved it.
Now the New York's Village Vanguard, one of the world's preeminent jazz venues, brought the trio in for a full week in September. WBGO and NPR Music present a live video webcast and a radio broadcast of the Trio on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 p.m. ET. To listen, click here.
Written by Megabien

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