http://jazzbluesnews.space http://jazzbluesnews.space
July 20, 2019
NEWS

NEWS

NEWS VIDEOS

Billy Lester was 18, a few years into his training as a jazz pianist, when he first saw Lennie Tristano on the bandstand. It’s fair to say the ...
Comments Off on Billy Lester, an insightful Jazz pianist hiding in plain sight, finally has his moment to shine: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS

Along with gripping new music by the avant-garde super trio Alcorn / McPhee / Vandermark, pianist Victor Gould, and the late alto saxophonist Art Pepper. Ranky Tanky, “Good ...
Comments Off on Ranky Tanky brings a good time, while Taylor McFerrin plays it effortlessly cool: Photos, Videos, Sound
NEWS VIDEOS

Jon Batiste was a highly regarded but not especially famous jazz pianist when he first recorded a tune called “Creative,” on his 2013 album Jazz is Now. The song, ...
Comments Off on Jon Batiste shares the First Taste of Anatomy of Angels: Video, Photos
NEWS VIDEOS

Drummer/composer Mark Guiliana traverses many musical landscapes, from modern jazz (Brad Mehldau), Tunisian oud music (Dhafer Youssef), Hasidic reggae (Matisyahu), or legendary rock (David Bowie.) However, these days, his primary ...
Comments Off on The artistic duality of drummer Mark Guiliana, on Jazz Night in America: Photo, Video
NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Terri Lyne Carrington and George Lewis have been honored as 2019 Doris Duke Artists, sharing that distinction with innovators in theater and contemporary dance. The Doris Duke Charitable ...
Comments Off on Terri Lyne Carrington and George Lewis earn high recognition as 2019 Doris Duke artists: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS

Also: new music by Al Foster, Jeremy Udden, Aaron Novik and Keiko Matsui. Michael Leonhart Orchestra, “Shimmy Shimmy Ya/Glaciers of Ice” Almost precisely one year ago, the Michael ...
Comments Off on Also: new music by Al Foster, Jeremy Udden, Aaron Novik and Keiko Matsui: Videos, Photos, Sounds
NEWS VIDEOS

The Brazilian singer and composer João Gilberto, one of the pioneers of bossa nova, died in Rio de Janerio on Saturday, according to Agencia Brasil, the country’s official ...
Comments Off on João Gilberto, a pioneer of bossa nova, died at 88: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

When 20-year-old vibraphonist Sasha Berliner received the call, letting her know that she’d won the 2019 LetterOne RISING STARS Jazz Award, she couldn’t believe it. “It was a ...
Comments Off on Sasha Berliner: It was a surreal moment: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS

Righteous new music by the J.D. Allen Trio, William Parker’s In Order to Survive, Matthew Whitaker and more. JD Allen Trio, “G Sus” Twenty years ago, an assertive young tenor ...
Comments Off on William Parker, JD Allen, Matthew Whitaker, Bria Skonberg, Brittany Howard: Freedom and Swinging fortitude prevail: Photos, Videos, Sounds
BLUES NEWS

Hamar Bluesklubb invited to “selas” on Mjøsa, not in a cracked hollow, but with venerable Skibladner, the world’s oldest paddle steamer in operation. The cruise on June 22 ...
Comments Off on The blues cruise. The Jelly Roll Ups But provided great atmosphere on board … Photos
FESTIVALS NEWS VIDEOS

The Mexico City-born artist Antonio Sanchez has always been outspoken about immigration, a subject he addresses on his new album, Lines In The Sand. For Sanchez, a five-time Grammy ...
Comments Off on Antonio Sanchez brings migration, and tales of a family legacy: Videos, Photos
NEWS VIDEOS

John Patitucci has long been easily identifiable by his warm, singing tone on the bass, and by the nimble authority of his playing. A linchpin of the Wayne ...
Comments Off on John Patitucci finds the soul of the bass, alone and in excellent company: Video, Photo
BOOKS NEWS VIDEOS

As the Cuban maestro prepares for BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! on Wednesday, here’s the story behind his influential project Jazz Batá. When we last heard from Chucho Valdés, the magisterial Cuban pianist and ...
Comments Off on Chucho Valdes toasts a lineage as well as a heritage with his new album, Jazz Bata 2: Photos, Videos
NEWS VIDEOS

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, “Keep Your Head Up” A Tuba to Cuba, a colorful feature-length documentaryreleased earlier this year, chronicles the Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s 2015 trip from New ...
Comments Off on Preservation hall Jazz band goes to Cuba, and Anthony Braxton meets Nels Cline: Photos, Videos, Sounds
NEWS VIDEOS

Dave Bartholomew, credited by many with creating early rock ‘n roll in his work with Fats Domino, has died at age 100 at East Jefferson General Hospital in New ...
Comments Off on Dave Bartholomew died: Blues, Jazz and Rock and Roll hall of famer worked with Fats Domino, was 100: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS

NYJO announces the most exciting development in its 54-year history: the NYJO Jazz Exchange, a two-year national project encouraging young professional musicians to take charge of their artistic ...
Comments Off on The national youth Jazz orchestra launches the NYJO Jazz Exchange: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Near the midpoint of her second set at the Jazz Standard on Wednesday night, Jazzmeia Horn dove into a sharp new original, “When I Say.” Snapping her fingers ...
Comments Off on Hear the first taste of ‘Love and Liberation,’ which finds Jazzmeia Horn in Full Stride: Photos, Video
NEWS VIDEOS

Scott Robinson wears many hats. But there is one that is very special to him. It’s made out of 177 reeds taken from his saxophones, during a career ...
Comments Off on Scott Robinson swings Jazz with his ‘Tenormore’ Quartet, en route to Birdland: Video, Photo
NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

And by “other gifts,” we mean an irresistible groove from Avishai Cohen; a mysterious swirl by Ben LaMar Gay and JayVe Montgomery; and a choice morsel of Andy ...
Comments Off on Roxy Coss and Scott Robinson turn their tenors up to 11, among other gifts: Photos, Videos, Sounds
NEWS VIDEOS

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes, a stylish and engaging new documentary by Sophie Huber, opens in the recording studio, with a top-tier crew of modern jazz musicians ...
Comments Off on New documentary ‘Blue Note: Beyond The Notes’ surpasses its purpose: Photos, Video