Azucena News

Maya Azucena and the FULL band will be bringing SOUL to the prestigious BLUE NOTE.

Expect the Unexpected and Unexpect the Expected. (Say that five fast)
She will be bringing you some new songs and some of the ones you know and love!

This show will also be a charitable event for JAZZ FOR PEACE, a New York based Organization that has benefit concerts in different cities for over 50 different charitable organizations and schools.


131 W. 3rd St
New York, NY


8:00 pm
10:30 pm

$5 – Bar
$10 – Door

Special guests: Maurice Brown, saxophonist Brother Jacques and others

Tim Dillinger – The Muse

Hello everybody…

What a week! The anticipation is high…the vibes are strong…and “The Muse” is almost out…13 more days till the actual release–on my birthday–9/26. We’re in full bloom for the show on 9/22 and I couldn’t be more excited!

I’m doing a lot of promotional work here in Nashville…For those in the area, I’m on the cover of the Tennessee Tribune’s entertainment this week (which came out today) and there’s a contest running in Shellie Warren’s column in “All The Rage” for free tickets to the show…Be sure to check that out! Watch for articles in The City Paper and The Tennessean next week…

I will be doing a drop-in at the Lipstick Lounge with Ronda and Jonda tonight (Friday) and will be on Jerry Clark’s show on WFSK (88.1 FM) on Saturday night at 7…so tune in!!!

It’s hard to believe that the show is NEXT WEEK!! Friday, September 22nd at Ingram Hall (2400 Blakemore on Vanderbilt’s campus). The band has been rehearsing and they are smokin’! My special guests, Jason Eskridge, Nacole Rice, D-LO and Kyhil are all gonna bless your souls…and my favorite artist of all time, the amazing Reba Rambo-McGuire, is going to electrify…I’m looking forward to sharing this new material with you…so tell your friends and get your tickets!!! They are $20 and 50% of all ticket sales will benefit Nashville CARES. You can purchase them at or at Haddox Pharmacy (1508 Charlotte Avenue), Grimey’s Music (1604 8th Avenue) or Hill Dentistry (2270 Murfreesboro Pike). For additional info, call 615-429-5205. “The Muse” will be available for purchase for the first time that night!

I’m also thrilled to announce for my friends on the West Coast that I will be performing at the BB King’s in Hollywood on Friday, October 20th. Tickets will go on sale shortly…and you will hear about it the minute they are ready to go!!! Put it on your calendar now and start spreading the word!!!

Also, on the promotional tip, I will be taping interviews for DaNawlin’s Groove, a radio show out of New Orleans, Deborah Hinds’ Soul Talk on and more in the upcoming weeks. Will let you know about broadcast dates!

The official industry release of “The Muse” is 9/26…Forward the attached ad to everybody you know…and order yours through today!!! We really need to make an impact with the first weeks sales…so, get ready, get ready, get ready!!!! I picked the album up from the manufacturer last week and I can’t tell you how incredibly proud I am of this piece of work…I promise you won’t be disappointed.

To everybody that’s been sending me those emails I love so much…THANK YOU. You’ve kept my spirits lifted when I’m up working at 2 and 3 in the morning…To everybody working with us to pull this show off…I love ya more than you’ll ever know…

Be sure to stop by and check out two tunes from the album (“That’s The Kind of Love” and “You Are My Joy”) as well as an excerpt from an interview I recently did with Yolanda Neely…

PLEASE VOTE! “That’s The Kind of Love” has entered the chart on!!! Vote to push it to the top!! Vote at

ALSO! Nominate “The Muse” for Album of The Year and me for Male Vocalist of the Year by emailing is an incredible site for soul fans and artists alike, so go by and check ’em out!!!

Til The Six Is Nine…
See you next Friday…

Tim Dillinger

Chocolate Soul

Chocolate Soul Entertainment Group is proud to announce the distribution agreement
with Kajmere Distribution for release of the Chocolate Soul: Compilation III CD/LP.

Kajmere Sound was founded in 2002. The objective of the company was simple;
the progression of a soulful underground.The label’s first releases by
The Rebirth, Strange Fruit Project, Breakestra, Damon Aaron and MotionLab
quickly put the company on the international map.

Kajmere Distributions far reaching international distribution base will allow
access to the Chocolate Soul: Compilation III in larger chains like Best Buy, Tower,
Virgin Megastores and other national and international retail outlets.
It will also increase our saturation to greatly increase the level of
national and international product availability.

With astounding selections from Abstract Mindstate feat. Kanye West, Crossrhodes feat. Sy Smith/Raheem DeVauhgn, TariQ L feat. Akil of Jurassic 5, The Rebirth and Cooley’s Hotbox, being only the tip of the iceberg of this talent laden third compilation offering from Chocolate Soul Recordings, we are poised with our distributor to make not only a musical statement, but music history.

Chocolate Soul: Compilation III… Coming Soon to your local music retailers!!

Chocolate Soul Radio: An appetizing and yummy mix of soul, hip-hop, acid-jazz, and alternative music for a unique musical journey filled with aural ecstasy.

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Offering a unique web/entertainment experience!!!

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Dexter Myers & Ishi’s Soulectic House Live Performance & Summer Party

Host: Dexter Myers & Ish
Location: Ace of Clubs
9 Great Jones St.(6 to Bleeker St.), or F Train to Bway & Lafayette, NY
When: Thursday, September 14, 8:00pm
Phone: (212) 677-6963
Hey Saints,
Please join me for the official end of summer party and live show. We are gonna ROCK OUT as usual and we have NYC hottest DJ Ohsokool on the 1s and 2s. Plus, we have two amazing Alternative Soul artists (Honey & PJ Morton) playing right after us. So feel free to bring all of your friends and hang out all night and support indie artists….Freedom…Independence…Soul…

With Sincere Love & Appreciation!