Archive for July 8, 2012

Cutmore Records is offering a service whereby they will give those artists who do not have any sales history at retail the opportunity to try and make it in the business. It’s a known fact that it takes more than a great record to make you a success. Building relationship and recognition at retail is very tough in this day and age and it accomplished over time. Retail is looking for the sure thing with movement history which makes it very tough for a new act trying to break in.

This is where Cutmore Records comes in. With a combined 50 + years in the business, they have the tools, knowledge and relationships in place to give you the best possible chance to break through the clutter and achieve success. They have the facilities in place to take you by the hand and show you the way. It’s about fresh, new and innovative talent. If you think you have what it takes please feel free to submit your project to the new label.

The label is excited to announce the labels first signing, 18 yr old producer/keyboard phenomenon Nicholas Cole. Having first caught to attention of the label a few years ago with the release of his self produced debut, Cole has accumulated a rather large and rabid following of believers who, as the label has, have caught a small glimpse of how great he can be. Cole is one of a number of very young artists that have come to embrace the genre and inject a new excitement and edge to a format that has been stagnant over the last few years.

More information about CutMore Records.

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Whether you’re a seasoned jazz aficionado, or someone who just wants to witness a solid jazz performance, Jazz’SAlive is the place to be in September.  The San Antonio Parks Foundation & The City of San Antonio present Jazz’SAlive at Travis Park, Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23, 2012, from noon to 11 p.m, and noon to 10 p.m.

Jazz’SAlive is a FREE two-day festival featuring national, regional and local musicians. The event features national recording Jazz artists, as well as regional and local Jazz favorites. Children’s activities will be featured both days from noon to 6 p.m.

The Starlight Salute to Jazz’SAlive Gala, featuring dinner, dancing and auction, will be held Friday, September 21, 2012 at the St. Anthony Hotel, 300 E. Travis. For more information and to purchase tickets click on the following link. The live auction will take place during the Jazz’SAlive Gala on Friday, September 21.

Jazz’SAlive is co-sponsored by the San Antonio Parks Foundation and the City of San Antonio.  Jazz’SAlive’s generous sponsors include Bud Light, The St. Anthony Hotel – Official Host Hotel of Jazz’SAlive, H-E-B, Rio San Antonio Cruises, News 4 WOAI, Q101.9, KRTU 91.7, and the San Antonio Express-News. Special thanks to the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Saturday evening performance is generously underwritten by the Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts and the Tobin Endowment. Jazz’SAlive is a Fall Arts Festival event.

Don’t forget the exciting Jazz’SAlive After Dark Jam Sessions Friday and Saturday nights at the St. Anthony Hotel’s Peacock Alley till 2 a.m. Sponsored by Rio San Antonio Cruises, this event is your chance to catch an up close and personal glimpse of national and regional Jazz musicians jamming alongside our favorite local bands. The event is free, and follows the last performance on the main stage.

This 2-day festival features a variety of jazz performers. Among them are Tizer with Chieli Minuci and Karen Briggs.

 

Travis Park, 711 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205