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  • Linley Hamilton: Strings Attached

    Linley Hamilton: Strings Attached

    Nearly all recordings are labours of love. Passion and a huge amount of work are the essential ingredients. Some recordings in particular, however, mark the realization of a life-long dream. For Northern Irish trumpeter, BBC jazz broadcaster and university lecturer...

  • Big Ears Festival 2018

    Big Ears Festival 2018

    Knoxville's Big Ears Festival has traditionally kicked things off with a big piece by a high-visibility headliner. This year was to have featured a live performance of guitarist Nels Cline's Lovers project, an ambitious re-imagination of romantic "mood music" which was to be performed with the...

  • A Day at AAJ

    A Day at AAJ

    One of the main benefits of being the Dean of American Jazz Humorists©, besides a free Orange Julius whenever I want one (at participating locations) and 2-for-1 Redbox rentals, is my unfettered access to the inner workings of the entire Jazz universe...

  • The Cry of Jay Rodriguez

    The Cry of Jay Rodriguez

    On an unseasonably warm February evening I set out from Brooklyn to catch the multi-instrumentalist Jay Rodriguez's band at Le Poisson Rouge. While walking from the West 4th Street subway station to the venue on Bleecker Street I recalled taking this exact route over 30 years ago to play a...

  • Camille Bertault: Unity in Diversity

    Camille Bertault: Unity in Diversity

    On her striking new album, Pas de géant, Camille Bertault confirms all the qualities that her debut release, En Vie, had showcased three years ago. For her sophomore release, the French singer doubles down with an...

Reviews

Daily album reviews—from independent to major label releases.

Origins

Dan Siegel
Origins

Bright Force

Kira Kira
Bright Force

Say It

John Proulx
Say It

Alchemia Garden

Lucas Niggli
Alchemia Garden

Features | Articles

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Track of the Day

Discover new jazz every day!

Sound Of A Flower

Majid Khaliq
Sound Of A Flower

Glendale

Paul Bedal
Glendale

Livre

Edu Leal
Livre

Flow

Flow
Flow

News

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Musician of the Day

Celebrating jazz birthdays every day.
Avishai Cohen
Avishai Cohen

Bassist/Composer Avishai Cohen, born April 20, 1970 in Israel, a musician who has been called a “jazz visionary of global proportions” by DownBeat, and was declared one of the 100 Most Influential... read more

Jazz Near You

Date Event Detail Venue Time
Apr20Fri Mccoy Tyner Quartet Blues Alley
Washington, DC
8:00 PM
Apr20Fri Mccoy Tyner Quartet Blues Alley
Washington, DC
10:00 PM
Apr20Fri Michael Thomas Quintet Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
9:00 PM
Apr20Fri Michael Thomas Quintet Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
11:00 PM
Apr20Fri Luther's Birthday Celebration Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Bethesda, MD
8:00 PM
Apr20Fri Letitia Vansant Brentwood Arts Exchange Listening Room
Brentwood, MD
20:00
$15.00
Apr20Fri Covered With Jam Villain & Saint
Bethesda, MD
21:00
$10