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Congratulations to Wadada Leo Smith for being among the eight jazz artists to receive the fifth annual Doris Duke Artist Awards! According to a press release from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, artists are “appointed in recognition of their creative … Continue reading

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Eliane Elias Takes Home a Grammy!

Congratulations to Brazilian pianist and singer/songwriter, Eliane Elias, for winning a Grammy last night for Best Latin Jazz Album! Listen to the award winning album “Made in Brazil” and check out all the buzz on The Rio Times!  

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David Newman Goes to No. 1

New signing David Newman saw his first release under his new deal with A Train Entertainment, Love is Awake, go to No. 1 on itunes’ World Music chart. We were delighted to welcome David to A Train and even more … Continue reading

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Juan Magan – The Host of New Show “MixDown with Juan Magan”

Clippers/A Train composer Juan Magan hosts a new bi weekly, bilingual SiriusXM radio show, “MixDown with Juan Magan”, starting Feb. 6 at 9pm.Magan’s deal with SiriusXM comes at a time when dance music and EDM are increasingly expanding into the … Continue reading

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Saying Farewell to the Talented Jeff Golub

Jeffrey Golub, jazz, blues and rock guitarist, husband and father of two, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2015 at his home in New York City.  Born in 1955 in Akron, OH, Jeff was 59. While Jeff’s career was notable … Continue reading

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And the 57th Grammy Nominees are…

A Train is honored to announce and congratulate the following artists who have made the final round of the 57th Grammy Nominations! Best Pop Vocal Album Artist: Ed Sheeran Album: X Contemporary Instrumental Artist: Gerald Albright Album: SLAM DUNK Best … Continue reading

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Lila Downs Brings Home A Latin Grammy

A Train congratulates Lila Downs for winning a Latin Grammy with Niña Pastori and Soledad for Best Folk Album for Raíz (Sony Music). There was nothing more empowering than to watch her moving acceptance speech as she dedicated her trophy to the 43 Mexican students who have been missing, causing an … Continue reading

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Tommy Guerrero Spans The Globe

Tommy just returned from a very successful tour in Japan where he and his band (including his brother Tony and Fredo Ortiz from the Beasties) played 10 shows with Tommy doing a special solo show at the Ron Herman Tsujido … Continue reading

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A Train Welcomes Real Music for Digital Distribution

San Francisco Bay Area-based Real Music is the leading expert in music for relaxation and renewal, renowned for the excellence of its roster of international musicians who have achieved top positions on Billboard magazine’s New Age Chart and on iTunes. … Continue reading

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A Train Artists on the 57th Grammy Ballot

A Train is incredibly honored to be associated with so many outstanding talents whose work is  recognized by NARAS members. We have 69 submissions under consideration in the initial round of the 57th Grammy Awards, a historic number for us. … Continue reading

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