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NEWS: FESTIVAL

5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival: September 15-17, 2017

5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival: September 15-17, 2017

The 5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival, a three day, FREE, mega-musical event will take place Friday, September 15, 6PM to 10PM in Flemington, Saturday, September 16, 1PM to 6PM in New Brunswick and Sunday, September 17, 1PM to 6PM in Somerville. All events are BYO seating and will take place rain or shine. The Central Jersey ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Oz Noy: The Twisted Wizardry Of Oz

Read "Oz Noy: The Twisted Wizardry Of Oz" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Any blues played by Oz Noy would have to be a little twisted. Drawing on influences ranging from the classic jazz guitarists of yesteryear to the trailblazers of more recent vintage, Noy's instantly recognizable voice is also heavily influenced by blues and heavy metal guitarists.

Two and a half years have passed since Twisted ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Justin Faulkner: Serving the Music

Read "Justin Faulkner: Serving the Music" reviewed by Paul Naser

The rare balance of passionate ambition and mature dedication that are the hallmark of young professionals puts them in a category all their own. More often than not they began honing their skills at an early age and it seems as if life conspired to help them succeed. Justin Faulkner, the young drummer for the legendary ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2013

Read "Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2013" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
Various Venues
Cork
Ireland
October 25-28, 2013

Whether it was chance or fate is debatable but the fact is that had it not been for a cancelled bridge tournament the first Cork Jazz Festival might never have got off the ground. The 35th Guinness Cork Jazz ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jazz For Obama 2012 @ Symphony Space on October 9th

The Jazz Concert for America's Future Jazz For Obama 2012, Tuesday October 9th Featuring
Ron Carter
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Jim Hall
Roy Haynes
Kenny Barron
Joe Lovano
Kenny Garrett
Christian McBride
Jimmy Heath
Jeff Tain Watts
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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Cape May Jazz Festival, April 8-10, 2011

Read "Cape May Jazz Festival, April 8-10, 2011" reviewed by Sandy Ingham

Cape May Jazz Festival
Cape May, NJ
April 8-10, 2011
Poncho Sanchez never fails to ignite his audience, and his Latin jazz band came out blazing as the Saturday night opening act/headliner at the semiannual Cape May (N.J.) Jazz Festival, April 8-10.
Sanchez, the hammer-handed conga player and leather-lunged lead singer for ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Poncho is Head Honcho at Cape May Fest

Poncho is Head Honcho at Cape May Fest

Poncho Sanchez never fails to ignite his audience, and his Latin jazz band came out blazing as the Saturday night opening act/headliner at the semiannual Cape May Jazz Festival April 8-10. Sanchez, the hammer-handed conga player and leather-lunged lead singer for the eight-piece band, has a crackerjack three-horn front line as always, a pianist who doubles on ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

32nd Cape May Jazz Festival: Tribute to the Count

Read "32nd Cape May Jazz Festival: Tribute to the Count" reviewed by Tara Nurin

Cape May Jazz Festival: Tribute to the Legendary Count Basie
Cape May, New Jersey
November 6-9, 2009


There may have been two male performers headlining the 32nd Cape May Jazz Festival, but in truth it was the women and children who stole the show.


The big draw, as advertised in ...


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