August 17, 2019
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William Parker’s work on record was the subject of an 8-page “Primer” in the May 2019 issue of The Wire, in a rare occasion of that feature focusing ...
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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 ...
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INTERVIEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Jazz interview with jazz singer Karina Corradini. 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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There can be few readers of The Clarinet who are unfamiliar with the outstanding artistry and career of Ken Peplowski. He is one of the finest jazz instrumentalists on the ...
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A number of stars have rallied behind a concert to pay tribute to Michel Legrand – the French film composer, conductor and jazz pianist who unexpectedly died in ...
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Jazz interview with jazz composer John Finbury. 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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Having given a rave review to Rich Halley’s album The Outlier, I was curious to hear this latest release. This one is more free-form improvisation, not as tightly ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer Ziv Ravitz. 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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Kenny Parker is one of those rare front men who leaves the singing to others, supporting himself with an assemblage of world-class bandmates. That’s the case here for ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer and percussionist Martin Brandqvist. 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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Big Jay McNeely – I’m Still Here – Big Jay Sings The Blues The late legendary R&B-jump blues sax player Big Jay McNeely recorded this album just before his ...
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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 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Pablo Embon. 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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A second album by a quartet formed in 2016 by Swedish composer, drummer and multi-instrumentist Martin Brandqvist. Debut album “Reflections” was acclaimed by Swedish jazz journalism, and ranked ...
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Interview with Theodore Alexiou of Theo & Boogie Sinners – takes you back in time to roll. When was your first desire to become involved with the blues? ...
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Unfortunately it’s not very often that we get to hear Mike LeDonne, world-renowned Hammond B-3 organist and leader of the acclaimed Groover Quartet, fronting a piano trio session ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Fumi Tomita. 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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The Spanish Heart Band – Antidote, due out June 28 on Concord Jazz, revisits songs from Corea’s classic albums My Spanish Heart and Touchstone with a multi-cultural octet, ...
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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 ...
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