Content by tag "Bill Vint"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Steven Kirby: Illuminations

Read "Illuminations" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Illuminations--guitarist Steven Kirby's third album, following Point Of Balance (Challenge Records, 1998) and North Lights (Challenge Records, 2003)--is both true to previous form and highly expansive. Kirby uses elements of the sonic palette(s) that helped to color his earlier work, referencing the probing lyricism of John Abercrombie and the straight-to-the-heart melodic qualities shot through in classic ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Sue Sheriff: Better Than Anything

Read "Better Than Anything" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

It was in one of those art pieces often used to close an hour out on National Public Radio where a jazz vocalist was being interviewed about the durability and longevity of the “Great American Songbook." The singer remarked that as long as listeners age and have life experience, the standards composed between 1920 and 1960 ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Club Land Climbs the Jazz Week Bandwagon with JazzBoston

Club Land Climbs the Jazz Week Bandwagon with JazzBoston

A core ingredient in every Jazz Week is participation from the hospitality constituency and with each passing year this participation reaches ever further into the Boston Metro area from the New Hampshire border to Rhode Island and west to the edge of Route 495. Below you'll find just a small sample of many events to convey a sense of ...