June 2001 News
William Parker has established himself as a free-leaning bassist and bandleader. He’s become a Lower East Side community fixture as the organizer of the Sound Unity and Vision Festivals (the latter takes place May 24 to June 8 in New York City). But he’s...
December 2000 Hearsay
Oscar Noriega’s early experience with his brothers’ ranchera group in Tucson is a far cry from the reedist’s enterprises in his current milieu of downtown New York. But even at wedding gigs with “Hermanos Jovel”—an acronym taken from the first initials of...
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Michelle Mercer joined the JazzTimes community on Sep 10, 2008