Happy Birthday Tom Jobim!

Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (January 25, 1927 in Rio de Janeiro – December 8, 1994 in New York, buried on December 13, 1994 in Rio de Janeiro). Today, the 25th of January 2013 would have been Tom Jobim’s …

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California Jazz Foundation Presents “Groovin With The Stars” ~ directed by Greg Porée

                          This Sunday October 7, from 2 pm – 5 pm, Guitarist Greg Porée will direct the rhythm section from the Dancing with the Stars Orchestra, featuring: Tom Ranier, piano …

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Rumblefish and ‘False’ Copyright Claims on YouTube ~ An Open Letter

Despite having disputed their actions, the music licensing company Rumblefish has stubbornly been claiming the copyright to some of our songs uploaded on YouTube. Hopefully this very annoying problem will soon be resolved. Here is our email to YouTube’s copyright …

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New Video ~ Corcovado by the Ipanema Lounge Project

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Another great CD review! During the Hours by Frances Livings

      Our first Moontraxx jazzoetry production, Frances Livings’ ‘During the Hours’ was reviewed this week by the wonderful industry website, The Entertainment Bank – a service which evaluates films and music from both major and independent artists of all genres to present to …

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Nice Review of the Ipanema Lounge Project by The Entertainment Bank!

We are happy that another one of our 2012 releases, Songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim by the Ipanema Lounge Project, has received another wonderful review! The author is Paul Anderson, a Phoenix based KJZZ radio personality, musician extraordinaire, and the owner …

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New CD Review of Greg Porée’s Phoenix by Paul Anderson

Our latest Moontraxx production, Greg Porée’s CD Phoenix was reviewed this week by a wonderful industry website, The Entertainment Bank. It is an honour for us to have two of our productions reviewed so positively, it being a service which evaluates films and …

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Greg Porée On The Making of Phoenix

We asked the jazz composer and guitarist Greg Porée to write about the process of recording his new album Phoenix, release date March 11, 2012. You can read his story in full-length here: The Making of Phoenix How does one …

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Announcing Greg Porée’s Official Album Release Date: March 11, 2012

Phoenix is Greg Porée’s fourth studio album and most suitably bears the motto: “Like the Phoenix rose, let the music lift you as well!” With six original compositions and three exquisite interpretations of jazz standards, this uplifting and melodic jazz …

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Frances Livings’ Jazzoetry CD “During the Hours” ~ Now Available on CD Baby!

During the Hours is the debut album of the London-born lyricist and songwriter Frances Livings. It features three of her previously unpublished poems. It was originally released in digital Form by Moontraxx on January 1, 2010. Since February 1, 2012 it …

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Moontraxx presents: Ipanema Lounge Project. A Tribute to Antônio Carlos Jobim

* * * NOW AVAILABLE FOR JAZZ BOOKINGS! * * * Moontraxx presents: The authentic, sophisticated and hand-made music of the ‘Ipanema Lounge Project’! It will transport you to the contemporary bars and lounges of urban metropolis’ where Brazilian music …

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New Single Release ~ An Acoustic Meditation on Christmas

Released on November 1, 2011: ‘Glory Me’ is an acoustic meditation on Christmas: It is an engaging Christmas carol with melodic and harmonious female vocals and a wonderful, warm ensemble sound. ‘Glory Me’ is an acoustic, spiritual, folk-like and engaging …

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