New York, NY, 8/8/02 In support of his latest ECM Records project (Soul of Things), Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko is set to embark on an ambitious maiden voyage journey across America for the first time in his illustrious 40-year career. The eight-city tour will include Stanko’s working band featured on the current album that Larry Appelbaum of JazzTimes magazine exclaimed as "beautifully rhapsodic with free-floating melodies that highlight Stanko’s big, dreamy sound. If only my d …
The Kaufman Center presents Jazz Breakthroughs with host, radio personality and jazz historian Phil Schaap, Monday, March 3 and Monday, March 17 at 8 PM. On March 3, Schaap hosts an evening of music from the 1920s "Jazz Age". Featuring the greatest modern exponent of that style, tenor guitarist/banjoist Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks, the evening will be devoted to the music of trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke. On March 17, meet Phil Schaap's All-Stars including Joe Wilder, trumpe …