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Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival 2017

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Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival 2017
Pittsburgh, PA
June 16-18, 2017

The complicated logistics and sizable costs associated with free jazz festivals have made them somewhat rarified these days. By its all-encompassing scope and scale, the Detroit Jazz Festival has served as a model for many decades now. But if you want something ...

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Lorens Chuno "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" - CD Release Performance On September 11 At DROM!

Lorens Chuno "Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC" - CD Release Performance On September 11 At DROM!

LORENS CHUNO, WEST-AFRICAN JAZZ FUSION! Gaining International Airplay and Reviews
Interviewed Recently on KUNV (Las Vegas)
Interview on Los Angeles “Talk Radio" Soon Thursday, August 25th
Show: 8pm
Shrine World Music Venue
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.
New York, NY 10030
212-690-7807 CD Release ...

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Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival 2014

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Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival 2014
Cultural District
Pittsburgh, PA
June 20-22, 2014

With its modest beginnings back in 2011, the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival had nothing but an uphill battle in terms of sustaining a free jazz festival. It took a billion dollar endowment to keep North America's largest free ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Delving Into the Deep Blue

Read "Delving Into the Deep Blue" reviewed by Trish Richardson

"Blood may be thicker than water, but you can't live without water." class="f-right"> --Novelist Jane Porter



While the members of Deep Blue Organ Trio were not brought together by shared parentage, guitarist Bobby Broom, drummer Chris Rockingham and organist Chris Foreman share a closeness, mutual respect, and loyalty that many families would envy. Their ...

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Bobby Broom: Building a Legacy

Read "Bobby Broom: Building a Legacy" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Guitarist Bobby Broom had a feel for music at a very young age. He was exposed first to clarinet and violin as a child, but they didn't have an impact on him. Eventually, an old guitar came through the household. It had four strings across an instrument with a small neck.

“I didn't know it ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Marcus Miller: A Night in Monte-Carlo

Read "A Night in Monte-Carlo" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

He's the man in the porkpie hat. Bassist, composer, arranger and producer Marcus Miller matches classical with jazz on A Night in Monte-Carlo, featuring L'Orchestre Philharmonique De Monte-Carlo.

Miller, a two-time Grammy Award-winner, has a diverse and vast discography as a leader, producer and sideman. Among his numerous credits are work with Miles Davis, ...

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Poogie Bell Nominated for a Grammy

Poogie Bell Nominated for a Grammy

Accomplished drummer Poogie Bell and his percussive prowess have been nominated for a Grammy for his performance on the international sensation Angelique Kidjo's 2007 album Djin Djin. The album is up for a Grammy in the “Best Contemporary World Music Album" category. Showcasing his musical versatility, Poogie compliments the Beninese singer well by serving up tight ...