August 17, 2019
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Pianist and composer Chick Corea isn’t typically slotted into the category of Latin jazz — but he’s had a substantial influence on its sound, and been influenced in turn. ...
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Like many music fans, even now, Wynton Marsalis did not grow up familiar with the Charles “Buddy” Bolden story. But the dramatic tale of the singing cornetist – ...
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Legendary jazz musician Herbie Hancock is passing on his legacy to a younger generation, just like older musicians did for him when he was young. Leading a masterclass ...
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Saturday May 11, Trondheim Bluesklubb and Norwegian Bluesunion invite regional withdrawals in Union Bluescup 2019 at Hjorten Scene in the Royal Garden Hotel in Trondheim. Four bands are ...
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Along with the latest by Kneebody and Sarathy Korwar. Brad Mehldau, “O Ephraim” The often-senseless chaos of our present age has inspired every form of new artistic expression, ...
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As part of the Cuban Focus Series (2018-2019 Diamond Season) Cuban singer Yaíma Sáez y su Grupo made their debut appearance at the intimate Flato Markham Theatre on ...
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Herbie Hancock took a moment during the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert to address some fraught geopolitical realities. Not that Hancock, in his dual capacity as UNESCO ...
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International Jazz Day culminates in an All-Star Global Concert, held this year at Hamer Hall in Melbourne, Australia. The concert will be webcast below, and via UNESCO or JazzDay.com, at 11 ...
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NEW YORK CITY — Finalists for the 24th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at www.JJAJazzAwards.org, showing the generational continuity and diversity of ...
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American jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis is practically inhaling a bowl of lentil soup and a glass of red wine when I meet him in a hotel lobby bar ...
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Kurt Rosenwinkel might be the preeminent jazz guitarist of his generation. He’s also an artist who has taken some unexpected turns in an already fascinating career. Once a ...
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Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music grabs a lot of attention for its innovative use of synths and sampling, along with its next-level rhythmic designs. But Guiliana, a groundbreaking drummer, ...
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Along with Wadada Leo Smith’s salute to Rosa Parks, Wynton Marsalis’ soundtrack to Bolden, and Tom McDermott’s take on a Joplin rag. Linda May Han Oh, “Aventurine” Aventurine — the ...
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Once again, a Norwegian band has made its mark in the European Blues Challenge. In the ninth edition held in the Azores 5th-6th. In April, Northern Norwegian Geir ...
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Features two full CDs of previously unreleased demos! Drum legend Simon Phillips will be releasing a 6-CD box set on April 12th on Phantom Recordings. This truly deluxe ...
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April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and WBGO is celebrating by showcasing some of the talent from local programs. This installment features the NYU Wayne Shorter Ensemble, which saxophonist ...
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The Art Ensemble of Chicago, “Oasis at Dusk” For a broad coalition of adventurous listeners, few albums this year are as highly anticipated as We Are On The Edge: ...
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Pianist Chucho Valdes – six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner ­– has been named 2019 Jazz Master in Residence at Harvard University. The residency April ...
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Spring had arrived but you wouldn’t know it by the temperature outside. Only the billboard with the promise, Feel the Heat of the Cuban Beat – Arturo Sandoval, ...
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Brazil meets Cuba, a time for Markham and GTA residents to come in from the cold for what was promised to be some hot sounds on March 7, ...
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