August 17, 2019
FESTIVALS

FESTIVALS

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New Year, New Music: The Winter Jazzfest kicks off this Friday, and Take Five has your Week One field guide. Ralph Peterson Messenger Legacy, “In Case You Missed ...
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Notodden Blues Festival has released several exciting headlines for the second year’s festival. It is clear that always requested Billy Gibbons will return in August. As in 2016, ...
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The entire spectrum can dazzle at Jazztopad, a Polish festival in the south-western city of Wrocław,which has just reached its 15th edition. Gigs happen on all levels, from the new ...
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The triumphant journey through music by the inimitable Paquito D’Rivera brought him to Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto on the 7th of December, ...
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What an unexpected pleasure to see Mike Stern exchanging guitar riffs with his wife Leni. This was just one surprise from a gig that also saw Stern share the stage with ...
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This evening gets off to a flying start with Simon Purcell’s excellent Red Circle band of London jazz A-listers, augmented by the impressive presence of Cleveland Watkiss. Clad in a white tunic ...
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The Art Ensemble of Chicago in full cry, especially on a 50th-anniversary tour, is a powerful way to kick off a jazz festival. That said, if you have ...
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The EFG London Jazz Festival is the capital’s biggest pan-city music festival, taking place annually in November, which has long been acclaimed for showcasing a heady mix of ...
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The 37th edition of what is a key date on the European jazz festival calendar does not want for ambition. Or tradition. Over four days Tampere’s ‘happening’ strikes an ...
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Although guitarist Django Reinhardt and his violinist friend Stéphane Grappelli formed their Quintette du Hot Club de France back in 1934, there are legions today with a burning ...
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FESTIVALS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

The English music critic Richard Williams finished his three-year stint as Jazzfest Berlin’s artistic director, handing the controls over to Nadin Deventer, who proceeded to boldly throw down her gauntlet ...
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The Armenian Jazz Association and MEZZO Production presented all the details about the upcoming jazz festival in Armenia. A remarkable detail – the concerts will be held not ...
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FESTIVALS NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

The seventh annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival begins this weekend at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and as usual it presents a broad view of the modern jazz ...
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BOOKS FESTIVALS VIDEOS

Bert Stern’s acclaimed film of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival is newly restored for its 60th Anniversary. Jazz on a Summer’s Day” is one of the greatest concert movies ever ...
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A pianist and jazz technologist who fuses acoustic and electric sounds, he appears yesterday as part of the Bric JazzFest Marathon. Along with his keyboards and live electronics, the ...
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This year’s festival was perhaps short on surprises, compared to previous editions, but was high in quality. The energetic mainstream was amply taken care of in a closing ...
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The Cancun Jazz Festival: Anytime you can start the night attending a Boney James concert its the start of a great night of entertainment. As usual Boney and ...
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Former Bad Plus pianist still ‘loves playing in the Midwest’ despite rocketing career: Since leaving the popular jazz trio, pianist Ethan Iverson has been super busy with projects, ...
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This past summer the Montreal Jazz Festival featured drummer Mark Guiliana in its Invitation series, presenting three different projects over three nights at the Church of the Gesù.  Guiliana ...
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They try out something new, instead of breathing into the glow of their own past: the Swiss jazz pioneers Fredy Studer and Hans Kennel at the Willisau Jazz ...
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