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  • Check out Marcus Strickland featured in The New York Times! SUNDAY ARTS & LEISURE PLAYLIST: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/10/arts/music/playlist-updating-tradition-jackie-mcdowell-tim-hecker-and-more.html “Since 2001, the tenor and soprano saxophonist Marcus Strickland has been pursuing parallel interests in jazz …
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  • Orrin Evans’ The Evolution of Oneself is #1 on the JazzWeek Charts for the week of November 2! Congratulations Orrin! Catch Orrin on the road with his trio and the Captain Black Big …
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  • Marcus Strickland’s Twi-Life to play at BRIC JazzFest at BRIC House in Brooklyn on October 16! Twi-Life is scheduled to go on at 8:50pm, and tickets are available here. Come by …
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  • We invite you to the Orrin Evans APAP showcase at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club on January 11, 2015. Please RSVP to Brian McKenna at brian@mckennagroupproductions.com to make advance reservations. Due …
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  • Precious Child – Love Songs & Lullabies Wins a Parents’ Choice Gold Award! Thank you to Parents’ Choice for this top honor! Review: Sophisticated instrumental arrangements, layered harmonies and tender …
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  • Orrin Evans on Voice of America- Beyond Category, great music, great interview, filmed at Bohemian Caverns, Washington D.C. celebrating Orrin’s new album Liberation Blues http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2443954.html  

  • Thanks to Phil’s Picks for this amazing review of Precious Child. “There is pure musical beauty contained from beginning to end in this compilation of songs.” – philspicks. Precious Child – …
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  • Congratulations to Orrin Evans on another great review for his newest album Liberation Blues! Brent Black from www.criticaljazz.com writes, “Orrin Evans brings it home with a release that should make …
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  • Orrin Evans’ newest album Liberation Blues was released today on Smoke Sessions Records! Liberation Blues features Orrin, Sean Jones, JD Allen, Luques Curtis, and Bill Stewart. Check out this live …
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  • Darryl Tookes performed with Brian Torff and the Fairfield University Jazz Professors over the weekend at the Branford Jazz on the Green Series in Branford, CT. Kathryn Cross wrote about …
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