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Pianist Manuel Valera with The Tom Tallitsch Quartet at Miles Jazz Cafe (NYC) on Thursday, April 7th

Pianist Manuel Valera with The Tom Tallitsch Quartet at Miles Jazz Cafe (NYC) on Thursday, April 7th

Miles Jazz Cafe NYC
Thursday, April 7th
9:30-11:30pm
212 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022-6201
(212) 371-7657
Subway: Lexington Av/53 St Tom Tallitsch—Saxophones
Manuel Valera—Piano
Peter Brendler—Bass
David Ashkenazy—Drums Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger, Manuel Valera is in ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Ralph Bowen, Dan Pratt, Brandon Wright: Posi-Tone strikes gold again

Read "Ralph Bowen, Dan Pratt, Brandon Wright: Posi-Tone strikes gold again" reviewed by J Hunter

Traditional jazz does not have to be boring. It does not have to be staid, or re-fried or adhere to a formula concocted in a New Orleans barroom over nine decades ago. A lot of the large labels don't get that. Fortunately, the creative triumvirate at Posi-Tone Records not only understands this concept, but they practice ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

David Ashkenazy: Out With It

Read "Out With It" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Some music defies description. In the case of drummer David Ashkenazy's Out With It, words can hardly do justice to the varied moods and sounds of this eight-song set.

Ashkenazy studied piano and guitar at age nine and later learned to play the drums. His varied musical tastes include reggae, blues, rock, bluegrass, and ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

David Ashkenazy: Out With It

Read "David Ashkenazy: Out With It" reviewed by Martin Gladu

David Ashkenazy
Out With It
Posi-Tone
2009



The jazz drumming tradition abounds in models for emulation and study, and two such models stand out in importance. For its sheer power, Elvin Jones' work with saxophonist John Coltrane imposes itself on any serious student of the drum set. The ...

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Organ Donations Welcome: Larry Goldings, Gary Versace, Jared Gold

Read "Organ Donations Welcome: Larry Goldings, Gary Versace, Jared Gold" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Organ jazz records flow into and out of our consciousness evoking memories of the roots of jazz, R&B and easy listening, but also awakening us to the possibilities of new musical exploration.



Whatever inspired Wild Bill Davis, Milt Buckner and Jimmy Smith to take up the organ may never be known. Maybe it was ...