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November 17, 2018
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Earlier this year guitarist Julian Lage released Modern Lore, the second album to feature his trio with Scott Colley on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums. The group appears at ...
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Music fans have been waiting almost half a century to see a storied documentary that many thought might never see the light of day: Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace. Originally ...
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The Enjoy Jazz festival is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, presenting gigs between three main cities in south-western Germany. It’s an extended season that usually begins in early October, stretching ...
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Christian McBride’s New Jawn, “Seek the Source” A few years ago, Christian McBride decided to test out a pianoless quartet during an engagement at the Village Vanguard. Built ...
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While the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements have shaped the debate in the United States, our neighbor, Canada, is going through its own cultural awakening and moment ...
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Even now, the reason for the death of the great Marilyn Monroe is not known for certain; we offer your attention only one of the versions. This performance-concert, ...
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For more than 30 years, the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has been a nonprofit working at the intersection of music education, jazz appreciation and public policy. Beginning ...
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Myra Melford’s Snowy Egret, “Motion Stop Frame” Pianist and composer Myra Melford has long been a study in motion, creating and collaborating across a range of sonic expression. ...
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Somewhere close to midnight last Sunday, the rapper Yasiin Bey tossed his hoodie over a mic stand and hunkered down into a shimmy, tilting forward and leaping back ...
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Roy Hargrove, an incisive trumpeter who embodied the brightest promise of his jazz generation, both as a young steward of the bebop tradition and a savvy bridge to ...
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Andrew Cyrille, a drummer and composer who has stood near the center of the jazz avant-garde since its origins in the 1960s, will be the Vision Festival’s next ...
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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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Pianist Chick Corea has lived many lives as a musician, from post-bop wunderkind to free-jazz maverick to fusion explorer to chamber-jazz eminence. That imprecise tally leaves out a ...
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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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Kenny Vance had a front-row seat for the dawn of the rock ‘n’ roll era, in New York City during the late 1950s. “It was very frenetic in ...
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Halloween meant dressing up with my friends and looking for the spots with the best candy, stopping for pranks along the way — which, if attempted now, would ...
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Sonny Fortune, a saxophonist whose powerful sound and assured yet questing style made him a steadfast presence in jazz for more than half a century, died on Thursday ...
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MCG JAZZ presents: BOB MINTZER BIG BAND – NEW YORK VOICES – “MEETING OF MINDS” MUSICIANS Kim Nazarian – Vocals Lauren Kinhan – Vocals Darmon Meader – Vocals Peter ...
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After leaving Philadelphia decades ago to follow his dream of playing jazz, bassist and composer Christian McBride is “never any happier” than being here, in New York. Although ...
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After an uncertain delay, the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition has an official date: According to an announcement by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the nonprofit organization ...
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