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ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Trombone Shorty: Say That to Say This

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For his third Verve album, Troy Andrews, a/k/a Trombone Shorty, and his band Orleans Avenue go back to school--more precisely, back to the slippery yet organic “old school" sound of R&B, soul and funk, thanks to contributions from composer, instrumentalist and co-producer Raphael Saadiq, formerly of the soul vocal group Tony!Toni!Toné! How does Shorty describe his ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Vámanos – Let’s Go!

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As jazz continues to indelibly leave imprints on music all over the globe, this column explores everything from classic 1960s and '70 singles from Peru to contemporary updates of traditional blues from Turkey and Greece. Vámanos--let's go!

Ҫiğdem Aslan
Mortissa
Asphalt Tango
2013

Ҫiğdem Aslan was born in the ...

Jose James: No Beginning No End

Read "No Beginning No End" reviewed by Enrique Turpin

Tal vez no sea intención de José James (Mineápolis, 1978) reemplazar a D'Angelo en el reinado del neo-soul que se empezó a fraguar a mediados de los años 90, pero puede que lo logre sin proponérselo. En su cuarto trabajo --y primero para Blue Note-- ha recuperado el testigo que seguía en el suelo a la ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Shuggie Otis Returns with Concert Dates & New 2-CD Set

Shuggie Otis is a musician’s musician, a reclusive genius from Los Angeles whose name has been spoken in reverential tones by his peers for more than four decades. After a long absence, Shuggie returns as a concert headliner on “The Shuggie Otis Rite” tour with dates in Europe followed by a rare appearance at the Echoplex ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Chris Isaak: Jamaica, NY, December 15, 2011

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Chris Isaak
JFK Airport, JetBlue Terminal T5
Jamaica, NY
December 15, 2011
Strobe lights? Merchandise concession stands? Mosh pit? Try wheeled luggage, TSA scanners and 737s taking off, visible from the area by the stage. Even modern concert security doesn't normally involve taking off your shoes and belt, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

The E Family To Release Their Highly Anticipate Album "Now & Forever" Today

The Musical Family Dynasty Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Juan Escovedo and Peter Michael Escovedo Will Celebrate This Album of a Lifetime With A Star-Studded Affair At The World-Renowned Conga Room in Los Angeles tonight. After years of playing on each other's projects, The E Family came together to produce this ultimate, long overdue and highly anticipated labor ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Gent Jazz Festival 2011: Days 5-8

Read "Gent Jazz Festival 2011: Days 5-8" reviewed by Martin Longley

Days 1-4 | Days 5-8

Gent Jazz Festival
Bijloke
Gent, Belgium
July 14-17, 2011
The festival's second chunk customarily embraced music that was sympathetic to jazz, but moved into the territories of roots, rock, pop, soul, electronica, R&B and African music. All of these forms ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Antibes Jazz Festival 2011 - Full Line Up Has Arrived - Book Today

Full Lineup has arrived:

Friday, July 15: Bitches Brew Beyond Herbie Hancock—Wayne Shorter—Marcus Miller: « Tribute To Miles » Produit Par Marcus Miller Sunday, July 17: James Hunter B.B. King Tuesday, July 19 Robert Randolph Carlos Santana Thursday, July 21 Raphael Saadiq Ben L?Oncle Soul & Imany Saturday, July 23 Harold Lopez Nussa Trio Manu Katche Project Sunday, July 24 Soirée ...