Perry Tannenbaum

Perry’s Contributions


06/24/16    Concerts

Spoleto Festival USA

Performances included Cécile McLorin Salvant, Randy Weston and more


04/18/16    Concerts

Review: The 2016 Savannah Music Festival

Shy folk charm and dazzle in Georgia


07/13/15    Concerts

Review: Spoleto Festival USA 2015

Amid a potent lineup, triumphant Reeves stands out


04/20/15    Concerts

Review: The Savannah Music Festival 2015

Horns meet mallets for a new kind of showdown


06/20/14    Concerts

Review: Spoleto Festival USA 2014

The divas dominate in South Carolina


04/21/14    Concerts

Charismatic Jazz Singing and Hard Swinging at the 2014 Savannah Music Festival

March 20-April 5 in Savannah, Georgia


06/20/13    Concerts

Live Review: Spoleto Festival USA 2013

An eclectic mix in Charleston


12/15/12    Concerts

Review: Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, SC, 2012

International lineup flashes virtuosity and fire


06/28/12    Albums

Radio Music Scoiety
Esperanza Spalding

Let the wailing and hand-wringing begin. The phenomenal young jazz bassist/singer/arranger/producer, who scored an upset victory over Justin Bieber in taking the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2011, now has a follow-up to the CD that cemented her stature...


06/02/12    Albums

Because She Hoped
Benoît Delbecq/François Houle

Parisian pianist Benoît Delbecq and Canadian clarinetist François Houle don’t collaborate very often. Their three Songlines recordings span 14 years, with their previous summit meeting, Dice Thrown , released in 2002. Yet they remain resolutely exploratory...


05/21/12    Concerts

Review: The Savannah Music Festival, March 22-April 7

An all-star galaxy at a festival within a festival


04/21/12    Albums

Mischief & Mayhem
Jenny Scheinman

Jenny Scheinman always makes her next move a guessing game. The mercurial fiddler telegraphed this one when her Mischief & Mayhem quartet played the Village Vanguard in July 2010, adjourning to a Brooklyn recording studio with guitarist Nels Cline, bassist...


11/13/11    Albums

Shut Up and Dance
Orchestre National de Jazz

With frequently changing personnel and leadership, ONJ has been remarkably chameleonic during its 25 years, sometimes, as when Paolo Damiani was at the helm for Charmediterranéen in 2003, veering from idiom to idiom as we moved from track to track. The French...


08/01/11    Concerts

Spoleto Festival, South Carolina, 2011

A fine and mellow jazz lineup running the gamut from Dianne Reeves to Trombone Shorty


05/03/11    Concerts

Savannah Music Festival: An All-Star Galaxy

Perry Tannenbaum reviews select jazz performances during music festival in Savannah, Georgia, held on March 24-April 9, 2011


May 2011    Albums

Ehud Asherie

After three releases on Posi-Tone leading small combos from the piano, 31-year-old Israeli native Ehud Asherie switches over to Hammond organ for his latest quartet outing, Organic. Fats Waller and Count Basie come readily to mind as jazz immortals who doubled...

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About Perry Tannenbaum

Perry Tannenbaum joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 11, 2008