August 17, 2019
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Jazz Interview with jazz guitarist, arranger, producer Marcelo Gagliotti. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Backed once again by a killer band of fellow Cuban musicians, the visionary singer, composer and songwriter has stripped everything back to the core. Holding sessions in a ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Peppe Santangelo. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Larry Griffith has been based in Atlanta since 1990 and has produced a series of albums and EPs over the years. His latest Bonafide reflects a turbulent time in his ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz organist Louis “King Louie” Pain. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Although Bob Frank has spent a lifetime in the blues and roots music field and recorded several albums with the band Blue Lunch this is his first solo ...
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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, ...
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Interview with legendary Blues-Rock guitarist Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown – their fortieth album titled “City Night” on Quarto Valley Records. When was your first desire to become ...
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West Coast singer/songwriter Beth Hart has established herself as the undisputed queen of live blues recordings, something she drives home in style with this release, the third two-CD ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz trumpeter Tiziano Bianchi. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Wolf Records clearly thought that they had exhausted the supply of Magic Slim & The Teardrops material with their release of Pure Magic in 2014 but then the recordings of ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Atzko Kohashi. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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“Sing us a song – you’re the piano man.” Eight words from Billy Joel, so simple yet so haunting, have etched themselves into our collective memory. From Pinetop ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Dave Wilson. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Harp player/vocalist has been a fixture in the Central California music scene since the late ‘80s, and shows why with this collection of straight-ahead Chicago- and West Coast-style ...
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