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Latin Grammy nomination for Juan Garcia-Herreros

10/14/14    Community Articles

Latin Grammy nomination for Juan Garcia-Herreros

Ana Isabel O

Colombian born Juan García-Herreros, aka "Snow Owl", has been nominated for the Best Latin Jazz Album--15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. Juan has accomplished a significant level of international fame. On his album "Normas" he took illustrious Jazz Standard...

The Where-- Myriad3

10/14/14    Albums

The Where-- Myriad3

Scott Albin

The Toronto-based Myriad3 is Canada's answer to groups such as The Bad Plus and E.S.T, bearing a similar open-minded perspective and unpredictability. While firmly in the jazz camp, other subtle influences are at play as well, for on their drives to gigs...

Dreaming of Dreams

10/12/14    Albums

Dreaming of Dreams

Ana Isabel O

Dreaming of Dreams, the new album of Bulgarian twin brothers Konstantin and Alexander Wladigeroff, is spiced with Latin swing and folk-alike sounds. The release has in addition a fanciful nimbus with beats of melodious voices and attention-getting strings...

Chucho Valdés - Solo de piano

10/08/14    Community Articles

Chucho Valdés - Solo de piano

Karen Brundage-Johnson, PhD.

On Saturday, October 4th the legendary multi-Grammy Award winner Cuban pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader Chucho Valdés, performed an outstanding solo performance at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, located at the University of Pennsylvania...

Soulful Days-- Vanessa Perea

10/07/14    Albums

Soulful Days-- Vanessa Perea

Scott Albin

The 26-year-old Perea only came to jazz as a sophomore in college, but she has certainly made up for lost time. Raised in New Jersey by a Cuban mother and Colombian father, Perea listened mostly to salsa, cumbia, and R & B while singing in school...

The "Levin Brothers" Give Us the Cool Jazz Just the Way They Promised

10/05/14    Albums

The "Levin Brothers" Give Us the Cool Jazz Just the Way They Promised

Travis Rogers

Pete and Tony Levin have played with the best. Jazzer Pete Levin has played with Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Gil Evans and Jaco Pastorius while Progressive master Tony Levin has performed with Peter Gabriel, Yes and King Crimson. Both have reached the pinnacle...

10/05/14    Community Articles

Julius Rodriguez and Friends/Jazz at Lincoln Center

Monique Avakian

A rapidly evolving group of young jazz musicians, most around the age of 16, carry us forth across dimensions of hope and joy. Julius Rodriguez Trio with Paul Sikivie-Bass Charles Goold-Drums with special guests: Brandon Woody-Trumpet...

10/03/14    Community Articles

12th ANNUAL SURYA NEPAL KATHMANDU JAZZ FESTIVAL FOR UNITY, COMPASSION AND PEACE

Jazzmandu

2014 marks the 12th edition of Jazzmandu, a week-long international Jazz extravaganza in Nepal’s capital. This year will feature renowned international musicians from various cultural and musical backgrounds: Kristian Persson Elements (Sweden), K.J Denhert...

10/01/14    Albums

Michel On Air

Mike Dion

Alessandro Collina, Rodolfo Cervetto, Marc Peillon, Fabrizio Bosso - four European Jazz musicians present this tribute album to Michel Petrucciani.

The art of the modern trio

10/01/14    Albums

The art of the modern trio

Robin Arends

In january appeared Enrico Zanisi's third trio-album Keywords. The 24 year young Italian pianist is accompanied by bassist Joe Rehmer and drummer Allesandro Peteresi, with whom Zanisi recorded his well-received album Life Variations. Keywords is a worthy...

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