Hot music overcomes chilly weather at Florida gathering
A saxophonist on fire, with interesting twists from usual repertoire
Some of the best new recordings from jazz ensembles at American schools
Subtlety and fire from a quintet that aims to inspire
Chops and chemistry are evident in organ jazz-inspired band
Ramsey Lewis, Mark Murphy, Orrin Evans among the performers
Esperanza Spalding, Mindi Abair, Giacomo Gates and others due
More than 50 performers support Julie Royal, wife of pianist Michael Royal
Saxophonist Greg Abate, best known for his alto work but also a fine player on the other horns, including baritone, has been a hard-bop disciple for more than three decades. So it was only natural that he’d focus a complete project on paying tribute to one...
Ken Franckling reports on this seventh annual event on the Southwest Florida coast
Ken Franckling reports on performance by the multi-instrumentalist’s group at a Charlotte County Jazz Society concert
Trombonist and his quartet bring versatility and experience to Venice, Fla.
Ken Franckling reviews the latest from the Brazilian trumpeter
Ken Franckling reports on performance by the drummer’s group at a Charlotte County Jazz Society concert
Ken Franckling reports on performance by the trombonist and his group at Charlotte County Jazz Society concert
Ken Franckling reports on performance by clarinetist and his group at event presented by the Charlotte County Jazz Society