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Dave Douglas, Frisell, Akinmusire Pay Tribute to Dizzy

On Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, trumpeter Dave Douglas will perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room, in a program saluting Dizzy Gillespie. Titled “Dizzy Atmosphere,” the concerts—at 7 and 9:30 each evening—will employ Dizzy’s compositions as launch pads for creative improvisation. Joining Douglas is an all-star band of trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, … Read More “Dave Douglas, Frisell, Akinmusire Pay Tribute to Dizzy”

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BRIC JazzFest Announces Lineup

The 3rd annual BRIC Jazz Festival, taking place Oct. 14-21 in the Brooklyn Cultural District in Brooklyn, N.Y., has announced its artist lineup and events schedule. This year’s festival will include numerous free performances; a two-night jazz film series featuring a screening of Chasing Trane; a three-night Jazz Marathon with 27 groups performing overlapping sets in the … Read More “BRIC JazzFest Announces Lineup”

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