Catch label president Jana Herzen's profile in DownBeat! The March issue profiles Jana Herzen, Motéma Music and the label's 10 year anniversary. Read the full article to see what's in store for 2013 including 22 hot new releases, summer festivals and more!
Master bassist and arranger Nilson Matta assembles an all-star American and Brazilian band for a jazz reimagining of the music from Black Orpheus— music from both the groundbreaking 1959 film that introduced much of the world to Brazilian music and from the beloved but much lesser-known 1956 stage play.
All-star group includes Leny Andrade, Kenny Barron, Randy Brecker, Anat Cohen and Gretchen Parlato.
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May 24 Eldar Djangirov, Montreal Chamber Music Festival, Canada
May 24-25 Gregory Porter, Spoleto Festival, Charleston, South Carolina
May 25 Roberta Donnay, Jazz live KSDS at San Diego City College, San Diego, CA
May 28 Gregory Porter, Rochester international Jazz Festival, Rochester, NY
May 29 Eldar Djangirov, Blues Alley, Washington, D.C.
May 29 Will Calhoun, RIO DAS OSTRAS JAZZ & BLUES festival, Sao Paolo, Brazil
May 30 Monty Alexander, Festival Jazz a' Saint-Germain-des-Pres, Paris, France
June 1 Charnett Moffett, RIO DAS OSTRAS JAZZ & BLUES festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
June 1 Will Calhoun feat Marc Cary, RIO DAS OSTRAS JAZZ & BLUES Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
June 1 Geri Allen, Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Healdsburg, CA
June 4 Monty Alexander, Festival Jazzellerault, Chatellerault, FRANCE
June 5 Marc Cary, DC Jazz Festival - Abbey Lincoln Tribute, Washington D.C.
June 6 Charnett Moffett, DC Jazz Festival with Nicholas Payton & Lenny White, D.C.
June 7 Marc Cary, DC Jazz Festival - Abbey Lincoln Tribute, Washington D.C.
June 9 Rondi Charleston, Silo's Wine Bar and Jazz Club, Napa, CA
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