Community Articles

05/29/14    Community Articles

Mallet Masters to Reign at L.A. Jazz Society Vibe Summit XXI, June 22

MaryBarrow

Vibe Summit XXI, a joyful afternoon of performances by some of the best vibes players in the business backed by Dave McKay, piano; Richard Simon, bass; Paul Kreibich, drums. Vibraphonists: Garth Rodriguez (honoree), Lolly Allen, Nick Mancini, Joe Locatelli...

John Ellis & Andy Bragen Present MOBRO - A Narrative Chamber Piece for Nine Musicians & Four Singers at The Jazz Gallery, May 30 & 31

05/29/14    Community Articles

John Ellis & Andy Bragen Present MOBRO - A Narrative Chamber Piece for Nine Musicians & Four Singers at The Jazz Gallery, May 30 & 31

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

"A composer with a considerable range and broad palette." - Jon Garelick, Downbeat Magazine (4 stars) "More than a quarter-century later, one man's trash is another's sonic treasure" - Aidan Levy, JazzTimes "A luminous new midsize-ensemble work" - Hank Shteamer...

05/29/14    Community Articles

CD RELEASE PARTY - Dave Fabris and friends with special guest, Ran Blake!

Jon Muchin

Guitarist and New England Conservatory alum Dave Knife Fabris celebrates the release of his latest CD Lettuce Prey with a concert at Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St. NYC on June 8th at 5pm . Fabris will be joined by his mentor from NEC - the great third stream pianist...

Fourteen-- Dan Weiss

05/28/14    Albums

Fourteen-- Dan Weiss

Scott Albin

Fourteen is drummer Dan Weiss' 37-minute through-composed work that derives its title from the 14 musicians (including himself) that Weiss carefully chose to perform it, many of whom he specifically had in mind when he began the project in 2010. The instrumentation...

AVAILABLE NOW: BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND RECORDS Releases New Recordings From: ROB GARCIA, JOHN CHIN & GIANNI GAGLIARDI

05/28/14    Community Articles

AVAILABLE NOW: BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND RECORDS Releases New Recordings From: ROB GARCIA, JOHN CHIN & GIANNI GAGLIARDI

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: "Brooklyn jazz is happening and those who venture across the bridge will be delighted by the hard-edged ethnically-flavored jazz that they find on the other side."-All About Jazz New York " . . . The spirit of the organization is firmly...

05/26/14    Community Articles

A Life-long Journey that Starts with Jazz

Emma Russel

On their wedding day, couples feel like a bundle of nerves before they set off for this journey. Soothing jazz can create a light and enjoyable atmosphere for the couples and guests who attend the ceremony. When a journey starts with jazz, it’s got to be...

05/23/14    Community Articles

THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN AUTHOR ON WHPK-FM CHICAGO 5/25/14

Larry Reni Thomas

Larry Reni Thomas, the author of the recently published book, The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan, (KHA Books) will be interviewed on "Jazz Rapp with the Impressario Al Carter-Bey," May 25, 2014, 1:15 pm (EDT) (12:15 pm, CDT) by host Al Carter-Bey. Thomas will...

05/22/14    Community Articles

Sun Ra’s Centenary: Space is Still the Most Colorful Place

Virginia A. Schaefer

To commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of jazz composer, leader, and keyboardist Sun Ra, an accomplished ten-member ensemble performed some of his best-known works at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. The ensemble included leader Ken Schaphorst, chair of...

BASSIST MIKE POPE RELEASES NEW ALBUM

05/21/14    Community Articles

BASSIST MIKE POPE RELEASES NEW ALBUM

Liz Fixsen

Mike Pope's second album in a decade shows him to be a visionary composer, arranger, and bandleader. With a stellar ensemble, this album provides rich melodies, lush chords, and sensual rhythms and builds significant musical, personal and spiritual bridges...

A Profile of Vocalist Corrine Mammana

05/20/14    Community Articles

A Profile of Vocalist Corrine Mammana

Bruce Klauber

Over the past few seasons, what was once the relatively sleepy and conservative borough of Lehigh Valley, PA, has become – surprise of surprises-- jazz friendly. Bethlehem’s annual Musikfest, running since 1984 with the claim of being the nation’s largest...

Share Your Voice! Join the JazzTimes Community! »

Have something to say about jazz?

Post your articles and photos to the JazzTimes Community and share your thoughts with friends. Our editors may periodically ask for permission to publish your articles or photos in our print magazine. And, if your contribution is selected, you'll get paid!

Get started