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Jack Wilkins, famed guitarist, home again after second visit to hospital in a year

Jack Wilkins, famed guitarist, home again after second visit to hospital in a year

Source: All About Jazz

Four years ago, legendary jazz guitarist Jack Wilkins, 78, found out he had stage four kidney disease and has been quietly dealing with that since. Despite surviving Covid-19 without catching it, in late 2021 he took a pain pill for recent dental work, stood up too suddenly, and found himself on the floor of his kitchen. A day later he was in the hospital with a broken hip. There followed months of rehab, but he bounced back. Then in late ...

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Jason Yarde Struck Down Onstage: Urgent Crowdfunding Plea

Jason Yarde Struck Down Onstage: Urgent Crowdfunding Plea

Source: Chris May

On October 7, 2022, while performing at Pavilon République in Toulouse, France, the saxophonist, composer, arranger and producer Jason Yarde, a leading light of British progressive jazz for twenty years, suffered a massive stroke on stage. Fortunately, paramedics were at the gig. They administered first aid and got Jason to hospital without delay. A bleed was found on his brain and he was operated on. It is hoped that this prompt action will enable Jason to return ...

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Scott Sawyer 'Change Of Scene' With Oteil Burbridge & Scott Amendola

Scott Sawyer 'Change Of Scene' With Oteil Burbridge & Scott Amendola

Source: Jon Sawyer

Hello, greetings from the San Francisco Bay Area... I'm proud to announce this IndieGogo Campaign for my brother Scott's new album, recorded in November of 2021 at Panoramic House in Stinson Beach, CA; Scott Sawyer on guitar, Oteil Burbridge on bass and Scott Amendola on drums. While this is a jazz album, it's far from straight-ahead. Four Scott Sawyer original tunes and covers by Ron Brendle, Miles Davis, Jerry Garcia, and the Doors. All music on the IndieGoGo promotional ...

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Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation Appeals To Jazz Community For Financial Support

Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation Appeals To Jazz Community For Financial Support

Source: Michael Ricci

The Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), human services organization crafted to support senior musicians and vocalist in need is seeking monetary support to ensure the survival of all programming. More than any other age group, senior jazz players and performers suffered the on-going negative effect of COVID-19. During the height of the “global" pandemic the Foundation suffered the human loss of 91 artists. It may be of interest to know, the Foundation supported 57 artists through COVID-19. Beyond ...

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Support the LINER NOTES indiegogo fundraising campaign

Support the LINER NOTES indiegogo fundraising campaign

Source: All About Jazz

As LINER NOTES enters its fourth season in July, I am making an appeal for funding in order to keep it going. I ask you to click here to watch a short video explaining the situation and the motivation for this appeal. I am passionate about LINER NOTES, a podcast that I started in 2018. It features unstructured conversations with some of this era’s most influential creative improvising musicians. The show has recently lost one of its major sources ...

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INSIDE SCOFIELD: A film about master guitarist and jazz legend John Scofield

INSIDE SCOFIELD: A film about master guitarist and jazz legend John Scofield

Source: All About Jazz

Over the course of his long and successful musical career, John Scofield crossed paths with people like Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson and Chet Baker. With his unique style and sound he became one of today’s most influential master guitarists of jazz and fusion music. INSIDE SCOFIELD is a feature length documentary—an entertaining in-depth portrayal of the life of the popular touring musician, composer and family man. Narrated from his personal perspective Scofield himself will ...

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Support E.S.P.'s "Live In The Midwest" Kickstarter Campaign and get a signed CD after the tour!

Support E.S.P.'s "Live In The Midwest" Kickstarter Campaign and get a signed CD after the tour!

Source: Lisa Reedy Promotions

E.S.P. is brewing an exciting concoction of original modern jazz infused with spicy Latin beats and seasoned with funky grooves. Originating from central New York, this quartet has passionately pursued creating new music for decades collecting three consecutive “Best Jazz Album of the Year” awards along the way. Always searching for a new challenge, E.S.P. performs with skill, joy and enthusiasm. It’s real jazz, you just won't need your GPS to follow it! International touring artists E.S.P. are announcing the ...

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Gentle Giant: A Film About Dave McKenna needs your support

Gentle Giant: A Film About Dave McKenna needs your support

Source: Greg Mallozzi

Described by the New York Times as the “hardest swinging pianist of all time", Dave McKenna's rare genius on the piano went largely unnoticed by the music world, until now. At a young age, Dave played with jazz-giants like Gene Krupa and Stan Getz. He went on to have an extensive recording career and played with people like Louis Armstrong and Tony Bennett. However, Dave's quiet personal life and his rocky relationship with the music industry caused his career to ...


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