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03/17/14    Community Articles

Patti Wicks and Iola Brubeck

rgill7344

I was saddened to learn that Patti Wicks passed away. I met Patti a few years ago at the Village Vanguard when she played piano for Carol Slone's birthday celebration. As the host of WGBH's Jazz Gallery Show on radio, I spoke with Patti to congratulate her...

03/15/14    Community Articles

Playing the Chords of Harmony – The Jazz Way

Emma Russel

Guitar is the most widely used instrument in any genre of music, including Jazz. Since it’s quite a versatile kind of music, the methods of learning should be of high quality. The key to learning it thoroughly is in finding the right kind of music lessons.

03/13/14    Community Articles

New CD Release By Indonesian Guitar Virtuoso DEWA BUDJANA featuring JIMMY JOHNSON & VINNIE COLAIUTA 'Surya Namaskar' Now Available On MoonJune Records

glassonyonpr

Full of twists and turns you could never see coming, Surya Namaskar provides ample evidence that the Balinese guitarist is just as much at home in moments of pure spontaneity.

Fusion Renaissance 2014

03/12/14    Community Articles

Fusion Renaissance 2014

Kathryn Ballard Shut

Publicly mothballed since the mid-1970s, modern Jazz-Rock or "Fusion" groups are again taking global independent charts and Internet radio by storm.

Jamie Saft and Joe Morris Join Forces Once Again For Sonic Mayhem On RareNoise Release Plymouth

03/12/14    Community Articles

Jamie Saft and Joe Morris Join Forces Once Again For Sonic Mayhem On RareNoise Release Plymouth

Antje Huebner

Keyboardist Jamie Saft and guitarist Joe Morris have reunited for another potent and provocative offering. Joining them on the three expansive pieces are Chris Lightcap, Gerald Cleaver and Mary Halvorson.

Italian Trio CHAT NOIR Stretches Out On Daring RareNoise Release Elec3Cities

03/12/14    Community Articles

Italian Trio CHAT NOIR Stretches Out On Daring RareNoise Release Elec3Cities

Antje Huebner

By organically blending elements of electronica and ambient music with bits of chamber music and jazz, the innovative trio of Michele Cavallari, Luca Fogagnolo and Guiliano Ferrari has come up with a wholly unique sound on Elec3Cities...

03/12/14    Community Articles

NORTH CAROLINA JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH KICK-OFF: BOOK SIGNING AT THE FLYLEAF BOOK STORE, CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA: THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN by LARRY RENI THOMAS

Larry Reni Thomas

BOOK SIGNING AT THE FLYLEAF BOOK STORE, CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA: THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN by LARRY RENI THOMAS BOOK SIGNING: THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN by LARRY RENI THOMAS APRIL 5, 2014 The Flyleaf Book Store, Chapel Hill, North Carolina The Flyleaf...

A Warm Embrace-- T.K. Blue

03/11/14    Albums

A Warm Embrace-- T.K. Blue

Scott Albin

T.K. Blue, aka Talib Kibwe, is best known for his long tenure as saxophonist, flutist, arranger, and musical director with Randy Weston, who he joined in 1980 after three years with Abdullah Ibrahim. Blue is also Director of Jazz Studies at Long Island University...

03/10/14    Community Articles

Discover the Jazz Innovators of Tomorrow with In the Mix

Jon Muchin

A Free Series of Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Ensembles * Music Ranges from Jazz to Middle Eastern, Jewish to American Roots, African Drumming to Electro Acoustic * 35 One-Hour Concerts Over...

ESPERANZA SPALDING, KENNY WERNER TO PLAY A "CONCERT TO FEED THE HUNGRY"

03/10/14    Community Articles

ESPERANZA SPALDING, KENNY WERNER TO PLAY A "CONCERT TO FEED THE HUNGRY"

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ESPERANZA SPALDING, KENNY WERNER TO PLAY A "CONCERT TO FEED THE HUNGRY" Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM Interchurch Center - 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY (entrance on Claremont Avenue) On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m...

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