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Explorations: Classic Picante Regrooved Vol. I Includes Hip New Remixes Of Seminal Tracks By Picante All-Stars

September 18th, 2006 9:00pm EDT
Thievery Corporation
Features Cutting-Edge Producers Thievery Corporation, Cut Chemist, Carl Cox, Masters at Work, Dan the Automator, Hex Hector, Ozomatli & More

When Concord Records founder Carl Jefferson created the Concord Picante imprint in 1980, he wanted to provide a much-needed home for such seminal, and then under-appreciated, Latin jazz musicians as Cal Tjader - who released the label's first album, the Grammy® winning La Onda Va Bien. The rhythm-and-percussion rich music that Picante produced caught fire and helped to popularize Latin jazz. And, over time, the feisty label grew from the role of a...

Jazz Returns to Weekly Network Television After 40 Years!

June 27th, 2006 4:32pm EDT
Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis began airing on public television stations nationwide in April. The much anticipated series, the first weekly network jazz related show in 40 years, features intimate conversations with and performances by some of the world's leading musicians. Grammy® Award-winning composer/pianist Ramsey Lewis hosts the series, which is produced in multi-camera HDTV and Dolby Surround 5.1 audio in association with WTTW, Chicago's premier public television station. The primary sponsor for the series is E*Trade Financial, with additional funding support from the National E...

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