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11/23/14    Albums

Portraits in Space and Time
Paul Bollenback

Portraits in Space and Time isn’t a live album, but Paul Bollenback makes a point of stressing that it’s deliberately structured like one. “This project was recorded almost exactly like the trio would play a gig,” writes the guitarist in his liner notes...

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11/21/14    News

Paco de Lucia Wins Album of the Year Latin Grammy Posthumously

Arturo O’Farrill, Chick Corea among other winners

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11/21/14    News

Ashleigh Smith Wins 3rd Annual Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition

Texas singer will record album for Concord Records

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11/20/14    News

Arturo O’Farrill Recording New Album in Cuba

Features both Cuban and American musicians

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11/20/14    News

Legacy Recordings Signs Cassandra Wilson

Billie Holiday tribute, world tour coming in 2015

11/20/14    News

11th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Announced

Applications now being accepted from schools nationwide

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11/18/14    News

NYC Winter Jazzfest Announces Initial Lineup

11th annual event will feature more than 400 musicians, Jan. 8-10

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11/17/14    News

Major Jazz Artists to Perform at Disability Pride Fundraiser

NYC show to star Ron Carter, Brad Mehldau, Benny Golson and others

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11/16/14    News

Ravi Coltrane to Perform “A Love Supreme” in San Francisco

Second show added to accommodate demand

11/13/14    News

Juilliard Jazz Ensembles to Perform Brubeck, Mingus, Bird, More

The Juilliard Jazz Ensembles will perform the music of Dave Brubeck, J.J. Johnson, Jackie McLean, Charles Mingus and Charlie Parker on Nov. 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. in Paul Hall (155 West 65th Street, NYC). Extremely limited free tickets are available at Juilliard...

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11/13/14    Albums

Time and Time Again
The Cookers

For their fourth release, the Cookers have swapped out saxophonist Craig Handy for Donald Harrison, raising the median age of the septet to just under 70. All of that longevity doesn’t mean complacency, however: The 69-year-old pianist George Cables, septuagenarians...

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11/12/14    News

“Café Society Swing” Musical to Open in NYC

Singers Cyrille Aimée, Charenee Wade among stars

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11/12/14    News

Mosaic Releases “Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions”

9-CD box includes Parker, Gordon, Gillespie, Garner, others

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11/11/14    News

JALC to Present New Jazz Standards/New Jazz Frontiers Concerts

Ten artists will collaborate for the first time Dec. 19-20

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11/11/14    News

Blue Note to Open Latin and World Music Venue in NYC

Subrosa will present two shows nightly

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11/10/14    News

Gregory Porter Releases 5-Song Digital EP

Includes collaborations with Jamie Cullum, Mvula

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About Jeff Tamarkin

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A former editor-in-chief of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix and Global Rhythm, Jeff Tamarkin is the Associate Editor of JazzTimes. He also spends his days (and often nights) freelancing for a variety of outlets, among them Playbill, the Boston Phoenix, Mojo, Relix and All Music Guide, covering anything from Appalachian string bands to Arabic pop music to rock, R&B, country and jazz of all kinds.

Jeff is the author of the biography Got a Revolution! The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane, as well as more than 75 liner notes and thousands of articles, reviews, press releases, bios, etc. Jeff has been a jazz fan since he was in the single digits and saw a couple of puppets lip-syncing to Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry's "Mumbles" on The Soupy Sales Show.

Jeff Tamarkin joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 31, 2008