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A Night Like No Other; Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet release "Tuesday Night"

09/14/14    Albums

A Night Like No Other; Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet release "Tuesday Night"

Travis Rogers

Finally, Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet has released the long-awaited sequel to “Gordon Blues,” the 1989 sextet recording of the group who won Hennessy Jazz Search competition. In the end, 25 years was not too long to wait for such a splendid recording...

Mists: Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra

09/12/14    Albums

Mists: Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra

Dave Gregg

A review of "Mists: Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra," a fiery new jazz recording that adds the full-throated roar of the big band to the music of the American composer, Charles Ives.

09/11/14    Community Articles

Tim Hagans Quartet with Don Friedman performs at the KITANO

Michele Brangwen

The Tim Hagans Quartet featuring Tim Hagans, trumpet, Rufus Reid, bass and Jukkis Uotila, drums, join with legendary pianist Don Friedman for performances on Friday and Saturday October 17 & 18 at Jazz at Kitano. This collaboration between Hagans...

Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7

09/11/14    Community Articles

Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7

Kathryn Ballard Shut

Kansas City's Hammond B3 organ outfit offers a time machine straight to 1968 with their cool, smoky, gritty, and 4-track analog vinyl sound, inspired by greats such as Grant Green, Lonnie Smith, and Lou Donaldson.

Vocalist Hilary Gardner Exhibits Effortless Vocal Brilliance & Sophistication on Her Debut Recording - The Great City

09/11/14    Community Articles

Vocalist Hilary Gardner Exhibits Effortless Vocal Brilliance & Sophistication on Her Debut Recording - The Great City

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vocalist Hilary Gardner Exhibits Effortless Vocal Brilliance & Sophistication on Her Debut Recording The Great City Available September 30, 2014 on Anzic Records Featuring Ehud Asherie (piano), Randy Napoleon (guitar), Elias...

09/11/14    Community Articles

A Taste of Things To Come From Tony Adamo!

Tony Adamo

Bop-N-Jazz It's Not Just Jazz Anymore! Wednesday, September 10, 2014 A Taste of Things To Come From Tony Adamo! A preview of coming attractions! Brent Black / www.criticaljazz.com Tidings of great joy shall be to all people in January of 2015 with the release...

09/10/14    Community Articles

I love Jazz

Anibal J Morillo

A sincere gratitude- and divagation on Jazz- for last night´s Jazz experience with Chick Corea in Bogotá

09/10/14    Community Articles

Free Improv Pioneer Evan Parker To Give Master Class at NEC

Jon Muchin

A pioneer of free improvisation, Evan Parker is considered one of the most influential saxophonists in the post-Coltrane era. Since the late 1960s he has remained a dynamic and innovative voice who has expanded the range of his instrument and the expressive...

Low Life-- Holly Hofmann

09/10/14    Albums

Low Life-- Holly Hofmann

Scott Albin

The alto flute is the most entrancing member of that family of instruments, with its rich and resonant sound, and Holly Hofmann has featured it in her live performances of late when playing Pat Metheny's "Farmer's Trust." Audience members, some brought to...

09/09/14    Community Articles

Leslie Pintchik Trio

Virginia A. Schaefer

Introducing her first performance in Boston, pianist and composer Leslie Pintchik expressed gratitude to the audience for welcoming a group from another city ̶ New York, where she has been playing venues of various sizes for a number of years. She used the...

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