Bruce Klauber

Bruce ’s Contributions

12/17/14    Community Articles

One Astounding Cat: Alto Saxophonist Jon Katz

Jon Katz effectively combines influences of David Sanborn, Ornette Coleman and Johnny Hodges to create his own singular style.

12/13/14    Community Articles

"Pretty, Perky" Peggy King: Back on Top After Too Long an Absence

After a 40-year retirement, this 84-year old songstress is wowing audiences of all ages all over again.

11/29/14    Community Articles

The View From The Back of The Band: The Life and Music of Mel Lewis

Chris Smith has done a stellar job on his book, which tells of the music and the life of one of the most recorded--and outspoken--musicians in jazz history.

Corrine_mammana_span3

05/20/14    Community Articles

A Profile of Vocalist Corrine Mammana

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...

12/20/13    Albums

Frank DiBussolo's "Songs to Write Home About": Worth Writing Home About

Multi-talented jazz veteran and master guitarist Frank DiBussolo has only gotten better with age.

12/20/13    Albums

Frank DiBussolo's "Songs to Write Home About": Worth Writing Home About

Multi-talented jazz veteran and master guitarist Frank DiBussolo has only gotten better with age.

Peggy_king_and_all_stars_span3

08/29/13    Community Articles

The Return of Peggy King

The legendary jazz songstress known as “pretty, perky Peggy King” had an impressive career before and after her mid-fifties tenure on George Gobel’s television program. Paying dues at the big band era’s end with the ensembles of Charlie Spivak and Ralph...

Jake_hanna_span3

10/16/12    Community Articles

Jake Hanna: A Book About the Man Who Wrote the Book on the Integrity of Swing

A review of "Jake Hanna: The Rhythm and Wit of a Swinging Jazz Drummer"

09/13/12    Albums

Bassist Lee Smith's "Sittin' on a Secret": An Impressive Debut

A review of veteran bassist Lee Smith's new CD, "Sittin' on a Secret."

08/05/12    Community Articles

PHILADELPHIA JAZZ COALITION AND JAZZ BRIDGE: BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN ISSUES AND ANSWERS

A re-cap of a recent town meeting, sponsored by the Philadelphia Jazz Coalition and Jazz Bridge.

08/02/12    Community Articles

Bernard Peiffer: Defining "Improvision"

A review of "Bernard Peiffer: Improvision," a new CD release from the late, great jazz piano master.

Mary_ellen_desmond_span3

07/22/12    Community Articles

SInger Mary Ellen Desmond: The Most Refreshing Sound in Jazz

A review of singer Mary Ellen Desmond's recent appearance at Tavern17 in Philadelphia.

07/16/12    Community Articles

James Witherite: Big Band's Triple Threat

Arranger/composer and flugelhorn player James Witherite's recording with the Zeropoint Big Band is a superb outing on every front.

06/02/12    Community Articles

Knowing Bernard (Peiffer)

My personal and professional association with the late, great, French jazz pianist, Bernard Peiffer.

05/31/12    Community Articles

Andy Kahn Meets Vladimir Horowitz

Philadelphia jazz pianist Andy Kahn and Russian classical pianist Svetlana Smolina perform on Vladimir Horowitz's personal piano, and are interviewed on WRTI-FM about same by Jill Pasternak.

05/13/12    Community Articles

Julie Charnet: A Pure Swinger

Jule Charnet is a blues shouter and straight-ahead swinger whose sense of swing and purity of tone make her a joy to listen to.

  • Email E-mail
  • Share Share
  • Rss RSS
  • Report Report

About Bruce Klauber

Bruce_klauber_head_shot_thumb

Bruce Klauber joined the JazzTimes community on Mar 20, 2009