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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Gary Clark, Jr. and Jimmie Vaughan at the Iridium

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Gary Clark, Jr. and Jimmie Vaughan
The Iridium
New York, NY
September 8, 2017

Speakeasy is a public television series that pairs Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers, Grammy Award winners, Tony Award winners and iconic musicians with an interviewer of their choice. The show features conversations between the stars and ...

Stanton Moore: With You In Mind

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The title of Stanton Moore's homage to Allen Toussaint suggests the affection at the heart of this project. With You In Mind symbolizes the achievements of the latter NOLA icon as ongoing inspiration for generations of musicians to come and not just those with their roots in New Orleans like this great drummer and bandleader with ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at the Space at Westbury

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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
The Space at Westbury
Westbury, NY
June 16, 2017

Troy “Trombone Shorty" Andrews is New Orleans musical royalty. His grandfather was R&B and blues singer Jessie Hill, who is known for the classic tune “Ooh Poo Pah Do." Shorty's older brother is trumpeter James Andrews ...

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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2017

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The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Burlington, Vermont
June 2-11, 2017

With multiple popup shows and one on the roof of a local parking garage, in addition to the usual plethora of musical offerings up down and around Church Street at the center of the city, The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival ...

Trombone Shorty: Parking Lot Symphony

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Troy “Trombone Shorty" Andrews is the kind of player that's taken Duke Ellington's philosophy of genres truly to heart--the outlook that “there are two kinds of music, good music and the other kind." His jazz and jny: New Orleans roots run throughout most everything he does, though they often share equal space with modern rhythm and/or ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

2016: The Year in Jazz

Read "2016: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

The year 2016 bubbled with events and initiatives to strengthen jazz's place in American and world culture, as well as a variety of venue openings, closings and cancellations. Jazz hit the silver screen in many ways throughout the year, and International Jazz Day continued to thrive--complete with a major all-star concert at the White House. Pop ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Trombone Shorty

Jazz Musician of the Day: Trombone Shorty

All About Jazz is celebrating Trombone Shorty's birthday today!

Since the release of their Grammy-nominated 2010 debut album, Backatown, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue have grown creatively while winning hordes of new fans performing nonstop on five continents. Their latest album, For True, offers substantive proof of their explosive growth, further refining the signature sound ...

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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2016

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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
Ottawa, Canada
June 22 -July 3, 2016

It's hard to believe, with seasons that move quickly from spring into summer, that it was time, once again, for the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. Now in its 36th year, the festival has grown from a weekend event into a full-blown, ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Nine-Day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 24

Nine-Day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 24

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival returns to Rochester for its 15th anniversary edition June 24-July 2 with nine days of amazing creative improvised music from around the world. The 2016 Festival will present more than 1500 artists in 325+ shows at 19 venues in three series- the Club Pass series with 235 shows, Headliner Series with six ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Music Festivals: Revenue For Event And Host City Is Staggering

Music Festivals: Revenue For Event And Host City Is Staggering

For the last decade, live music has been a ray of sunshine in the music industry's otherwise often cloudy skies. In the last few years, mega-festivals seem to be cropping up everywhere often generating huge revenue for both presenters and the host town.  By  Steve Baltin for The Grammys April is festival month at the Empire Polo Fields ...