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The band's third release, Looks Like it's Going to Snow once again
features the classic sounds of the bass-drums-saxophone combo, this time expanded to
include one of Canada’s most honored jazz musicians, Brad Turner, on trumpet and
flugelhorn. Reviews have been mo
MILWAUKEE, WIS. (May 17, 2010) The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music has received multi-year funding from the Eric D. Batterman Memorial Grant to provide scholarships for youth in support of the Conservatory’s new Jazz Institute program. This gift is the largest single program contribution the Conservatory has ever received.
New York based artist Suzannah Troy had never heard of multi-reedist/composer Giuseppi Logan when she stumbled upon him playing his horn in Tompkins Square Park in the City's East Village. She was unfamiliar with the two albums he put out on the ESP label in the 1960's, or his mysterious disappearance from the jazz world shortly thereafter. She did not know that many of Logan's Internet bio's still stated: "...it is believed (but has not been confirmed) that he passed a
Music Choice Airs Tribute to Lena Horne
Music Choice® (www.musicchoice.com), the multi-platform video and music network, will celebrate the life of singer/dancer/actress LENA HORNE through May 18th on its "SINGERS & SWING" Audio Music Channel. Horne will be featured at the top of the hour during the "Singers" segment at 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm 10pm, 2am, 3am, 4am, & 5am. In addition, the attached panel will be air
Sylvain Music Notes (5/10/10) - Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her signature song "Stormy Weather" and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, has died. She was 92 according to AP writer Verena Dobnik.
Horne died Sunday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, according to hospital spokeswoman Gloria Chin. Chin would not release any other details.
Horne, whose striking beauty and magnetic
2010 Litchfield Jazz Festival at a Glance
What: 15th Anniversary of the Litchfield Jazz Festival
When: August 6-8, 2010
Where: The Springs Center and the Grounds of Kent School, Kent, Connecticut
Litchfield Performing Arts launched the first Litchfield Jazz Festival in 1996 with a line-up any well-established festival would have been proud of, including Ahmad Jamal, J.J. Johnson, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride and Diana Krall and others.
Kent, CT -- Teach the Teacher was developed by Litchfield Jazz Camp to help music teachers at all grade levels develop or expand effective strategies for educating their students about America's national music Jazz. Held on the campus of Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, July 20 and 21, the workshop is open to music teachers and undergraduate music education students.
This inaugural program is led by saxophonist/composer/educator and Music
Moore and company utilize funky blues man Charlie Wood to spark a contemporary version of the Meters classic "Fire on the Bayo
The re-emergence of saxophonist Azar Lawrence has been one of the most exciting things and perhaps one of the best-kept secrets of the past five years on the jazz scene. Those who have experienced Azar live in the past year can bear witness to a real life prodigal son story. No doubt remains that he is here to reclaim his title as heir to the throne of the John Coltrane legacy.
A child prodigy, Azar played in the shadows and under the watchful
There’s a hot, new Artist in Atlanta and he’s ready to take the industry by storm with his fresh approach to Jazz music! Rod Young has released his brand new CD entitled, "Atlanta Chilled," which features a musical adaptation of the hearts and minds of the people of Atlanta from Midtown to Spaghetti Junction and the traps in the hood, to the so-called intellectual elite. This chart-topping CD is sure to have listeners mesmerized with its top songs, "The Trap" and "Terminus." The CD is release
Press Contact: For Immediate Release
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Artists Announced for 15 Consecutive Weeks of
2010 Summer Jazz Series
New Jazz Film - They Died Before 40
Many people may have heard of Charlie Parker, who died at 34. But others, such as Herschel Evans, who died before reaching 30, are very little known and their stories untold. For example, Jo Jones, drummer and an integral part of the Count Basie band for many years, has called Evans the greatest musician he ever played with. He said that Evans made everyone he played with better.
Who was this giant, what made him an important creative
"I love the standards and the smooth jazz style of Verbal Crush, but as a singer/songwriter, I wanted to explore
NEW ORLEANS (4/29/10) New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is one of the featured performers for the May 3, 2010 Inauguration of New Orleans’ Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu. Jordan is scheduled to perform at 1:45 P.M. during the Celebrate New Orleans Festival which will be held at Lafayette Square across the street from Gallier Hall.
Jordan says that she honored to be a part of the festivities. "In tribute of those being sworn in, I will sing an up-te