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08/26/14    Community Articles

KCC Productions presents Felipe Lamoglia at Zinc Bar

Kimberly Chmura

KCC Productions presents Grammy-winning saxophonist Felipe Lamogla, "one of the more interesting young tenor saxophonists of our time,” (Washington Post) leads his quintet at Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, Greenwich Village, September 8. Cover $15 table...

08/22/14    Community Articles

Two Legendary Piano Players get Their Own Street Signs.

Joseph Powell

Jazz and Latin music fans in New York City got a extra treat this past June. The third weekend of the month was not only the official start of the summer 2014 season. But Charlie Palmieri and Dr. Billy Taylor, two piano players were honored with the naming...

08/21/14    Albums

Reginald Cyntje

H. Allen Williams

Cyntje’s compositions are clear and utilize the strengths of this writing through his adept ensemble. The music offers the listener a chance to hear many styles and variances of intensity and tempos. Cyntje's messaging comes through clearly through the...

08/19/14    Community Articles

Renowned Composer/Percussionist John Hollenbeck Teaching at New England Conservatory During Fall 2014 Semester

Jon Muchin

New England Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department has hired internationally acclaimed composer, conceptualist, drummer and percussionist John Hollenbeck to join the faculty for the fall 2014 season, filling in for Jazz Studies Department Chair Ken Schaphorst...

Yoojin Park debuts with "West End"

08/19/14    Albums

Yoojin Park debuts with "West End"

Travis Rogers

Surrounding herself with talented and experienced musicians, Yoojin Park has crashed the Jazz party. And she is welcome!

Camera Soul Wins Second Akademia Award for Music Excellence

08/18/14    Community Articles

Camera Soul Wins Second Akademia Award for Music Excellence

Kathryn Ballard Shut

Beverly Hills-based music award panel grants Italian jazz-funk group, Camera Soul, a second Akademia Award for Best R&B/Soul Song in August 2014. The group is slated to release its third studio album, "Dress Code", later this year.

THE COOKERS Release TIME AND TIME AGAIN On Motema Music - WORLDWIDE TOUR SCHEDULED!

08/18/14    Community Articles

THE COOKERS Release TIME AND TIME AGAIN On Motema Music - WORLDWIDE TOUR SCHEDULED!

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: "Player for player, there's no better working band in jazz than The Cookers."- Andrew Gilbert, The Boston Globe "A dream team of forward-leaning hard-bop" - Nate Chinen, The New York Times "This hard-hitting septet wears its name like...

Ken Husbands' Trio is "Keepin' It Going" in All the Right Ways

08/17/14    Albums

Ken Husbands' Trio is "Keepin' It Going" in All the Right Ways

Travis Rogers

With a funk and fusion background, Bay Area guitarist Ken Husbands brings all those elements plus the fascinating influence of North Africa into a well-paced and utterly intriguing new album.

Masaba Kan

08/17/14    Albums

Masaba Kan

Ana Isabel O

Mamadou Diabate and Percussion Mania bring up a holy bearing that floats across Masaba Kan, illustrating authentic story-tale fashion, talkative rhythms and sincere grooves.

Ugandan Suite-- Felipe Salles

08/17/14    Albums

Ugandan Suite-- Felipe Salles

Scott Albin

The Brazilian saxophonist-composer-arranger Felipe Salles is becoming known for his ambitious, successfully realized projects such as the 2007 South American Suite and the 2012 Departure, the latter a Brazilian and modern classical fusion. The Ugandan Suite...

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