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January 23, 2019
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Urbie Green, one of jazz’s smoothest and most polished trombonists who recorded more often than virtually any other post-war player, including Frank Rosolino, J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding, ...
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Jeanne Lee and Ran Blake, “A Night in Tunisia” The Newest Sound Around was Jeanne Lee and Ran Blake’s first duo album, released on RCA Victor in 1962 — and ...
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Christoffer “Kid” Andersen consolidates his position as one of the world’s leading blues guitarists. He is once again nominated for the Blues Music Award in the class “Instrumentalist ...
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Darrell Grant released Black Art, his first album on the Criss Cross label, in 1994. At the time he was the pianist in the Tony Williams Quintet, and making ...
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Maria Schneider’s acclaimed classical composition Winter Morning Walks began with a scrap of poetry, which reached her ears before she encountered it on the page. Schneider, a peerless composer for ...
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Joe Lovano, “Rare Beauty” For anyone who has followed the career of saxophonist Joe Lovano, it might be hard to believe he’s never released an album for ECM ...
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A listening party and panel celebrating the release of Eric Dolphy Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions on Resonance Records. Friday, January 25 at Jazz at ...
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Alvin Fielder, an acclaimed free-jazz drummer and educator who was a founding member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) and also maintained a career ...
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Jazz Congress Day 1, Session 1: Jazz, Swing, Race and Culture: Considering swing as a rhythm or swing as a feeling or a verb, what are the social, ...
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Southampton’s Turner Sims music venue has announced an impressive line-up of jazz concerts for the first half of 2019. There’s an Edition Records double-bill of young talent, namely ...
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Yvonne Ervin, a jazz journalist, photographer, musician, fundraiser, promoter, broadcaster, and educator who was the founder and executive director of the Tucson Jazz Festival, died Dec. 26 at ...
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New York City Opera will present the world premiere of Ted Rosenthal’s jazz opera Dear Erich on Jan. 9, 10, 12 and 13 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, at 36 Battery ...
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World War One brought many social changes – not least, the introduction of jazz to Europe. Thanks to a black American regiment of musicians called the Harlem Hellfighters, ...
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The in all things joyous, there is often a kernel of sadness, and it’s now that we pause to remember some of the iconic jazz artists who bid ...
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Most folks usually associate a protest song with a rock or folk piece of music that uses the song’s lyrics to focus on areas such as war, civil rights, ...
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The nominations are out for the 2019 Grammy Awards, including categories for jazz, soul, R&B, blues, American roots music and production. Among the big names this year are ...
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Charles Dickens, that prose poet of Christmas, believed that the end of the year—the holiday portion—not only was made for the best celebrations but also was the ideal ...
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As we savor the season, when the Ted Rosenthal Trio came in to share music from a new holiday album. Rosenthal first turned heads winning the second Thelonious ...
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Tootie Heath remembers a day Lee Morgan came to get him at school, probably in 1951 or 1952. Although Morgan was a few years younger than Tootie, the ...
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This time each year, amidst the warmth of year-end highlights and holiday wishes, we pause to remember those we have lost. But while it’s an occasion for sadness, ...
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