Charlie Parker Jazz Festival lineup also revealed
First major label release, “Sylva,” was recorded live
Recording was finished by frequent collaborators of late guitarist
James Carter, Kenny Barron, Henry Butler among performers
Dutch drummer Han Bennink and the Amsterdam-based Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra will celebrate the release of their recent CD East of the Sun with a 13-date U.S. tour, May 2-17. The dates are: May 2 - 4 at Constellation, Chicago, IL May 5 at Trinosophes...
Shows held at multiple venues on April 25
New Orleans musician will oversee programming, perform new works
The Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame will induct Billie Holiday today on the 100th anniversary of her birth in that city. Holiday is the first of this year’s inductees to be announced.
2012 NYC show featured Wonder, Hancock, Masekela, many more
Collaborated with Miles, Dizzy
The Monterey Jazz Festival has announced the results of its annual Next Generation Jazz Festival. The full results, as announced in a press release from the festival, are below. Results by Category In the High School Big Band Division, top honors went to...
Orchestra to present festival in June
Directed jazz studies program at Duke University
Artists to receive total of $1.65 million
Shows take place June 1-30 around NYC
Honorees include educators, artists, presenters
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