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Jacksonville Jazz Festival Line-up

The City of Jacksonville is proud to announce an exciting lineup of performances for the 2011 Jacksonville Jazz Festival scheduled for Thursday, May 26 through Sunday, May 29. All festival performances and elements are free and open to the public unless otherwise listed. This year's festival will continue the tradition of jazz in Jacksonville with a variety ...


Bruce Barth Trio: New York City, March 3, 2011

Read "Bruce Barth Trio: New York City, March 3, 2011" reviewed by Emilie Pons

Bruce Barth Trio
New York City, USA
March 3, 2011

On Thursday night, March 3, 2011, at Smalls in New York City, pianist Bruce Barth, bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Adam Cruz delighted an audience of jazz aficionados, gathered for a lovely CD release party for Bruce Barth Trio, The Flail, and ...


The Flail: Never Fear

Read "Never Fear" reviewed by Budd Kopman

The Flail is a terrific young quintet that feels like a cooperative, but is compositionally led, at least on Never Fear, by trumpeter Dan Blankinship. The band takes the current language of modern jazz and gives it a very personal twist that's full of energy and humor, telling stories along the way by using loose arrangements ...