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Hugh Masekela’s 75th Birthday Tour in Honor of Nelson Mandela

04/17/14    Community Articles

Hugh Masekela’s 75th Birthday Tour in Honor of Nelson Mandela

Karen Brundage-Johnson, PhD.

Back by popular demand, Grammy award-winning, legendary South African trumpeter, composer, Hugh Masekela gave a very special performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in celebration of his 75th birthday and honoring the late South African leader...

DC Jazz Festival Releases Tickets for 10th Anniversary Event

04/17/14    Community Articles

DC Jazz Festival Releases Tickets for 10th Anniversary Event

Leen Zada

The 2014 DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), which will be held June 24-29, has released tickets for it's shows at the groovy and intimate Hamilton Live, the iconic Sixth & Historic Synagogue and the three-day outdoor centerpiece of the Festival, presented at the newly...

Blippity Blat Matt Criscuolo

04/15/14    Albums

Blippity Blat
Matt Criscuolo

Scott Albin

If the food at the four Connecticut restaurants owned by Matt Criscuolo is as good as his alto saxophone, then he must surely have numerous repeat customers. Criscuolo's sound and approach on alto are such that his main influence is hard to pinpoint, for...

04/15/14    Community Articles

Vocal Jazz Workshops in NYC Spark Interest

Emma Russel

Let’s be honest — learning jazz isn’t easy. Yet with NYC’s professional instructors, talented classmates and focused workshops designed for your level of musicality, learning just became easier.

04/12/14    Community Articles

A Double Bill of Song and Music: Cecile McLorin Salvant and The Spring Quartet at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Joseph Powell

It could be described as the musical calm before the storm. As the New York area was expecting yet another snow fall for the first weekend of March, Jazz at Lincoln Center offered up a enjoyable platter of music to counter any frost. A double bill of two...

In the Nature of Things Leslie Pintchik

04/10/14    Albums

In the Nature of Things
Leslie Pintchik

Virginia A. Schaefer

“In the Nature of Things” is the fifth release by pianist and composer Leslie Pintchik. While the cover photos of melting snow and sunlit striated pebbles arranged on weathered wood suggest the natural world, in liner notes Pintchik credits the inspiration...

THE DAVID WEISS SEXTET - WHEN WORDS FAIL Available on Motema Music, May 20, 2014

04/10/14    Community Articles

THE DAVID WEISS SEXTET - WHEN WORDS FAIL Available on Motema Music, May 20, 2014

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE DAVID WEISS SEXTET - WHEN WORDS FAIL Available on Motema Music, May 20, 2014 (digital download available - please contact Red Cat Publicity - redcatjazz@mac.com) Reassembled after ten years, The David Weiss Sextet delivers a brilliant...

04/08/14    Community Articles

Drum Legend Terry Bozzio Presents a Solo Musical Performance on World´s Largest Tuned Drum and Percussion Set on Forthcoming North American Tour!

glassonyonpr

Enjoy an intimate evening of Terry Bozzio and his monster sculpture of a drum kit together for the first time in seated venues across North America.

04/08/14    Community Articles

A very special concert from a master of world music

Ken V

Karsh Kale is an extraordinary musician who bridges two worlds. His fans try to never miss a performance.

Tribute-- Tim Hegarty

04/08/14    Albums

Tribute-- Tim Hegarty

Scott Albin

Tim Hegarty's Tribute CD is as much a salute to his receptiveness as a student as it is to the quality of his teachers during his formative years as a saxophonist, namely Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster, and George Coleman. His playing is an amalgam of these musicians...

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