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Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Winners Of The 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Winners Of The 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University, a leading institution of higher education in West Virginia, and the Nu Jazz Agency, have announced the winners of the inaugural 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition held on June 22- 23, 2018 in Huntington, WV (U.S.A.). Ben Paterson (Philadelphia, PA) wonFirst Place; Rina Yamazaki (Saitama, Japan) won Second Place & The Nu ...

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Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Finalists For The 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Finalists For The 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University, a leading institution of higher education in West Virginia, and the Nu Jazz Agency, have announced the finalists for the inaugural 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition to be held June 22- 23, 2018 in Huntington, WV (U.S.A.). About The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition & Finalists The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano ...

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Preliminary Judges And Side Personel For The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition From June 22-23, 2018 Announced!

Preliminary Judges And Side Personel For The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition From June 22-23, 2018 Announced!

Marshall University—a leading institution of higher education in West Virginia and the Nu Jazz Agency, have announced a “Who’s Who” list of Preliminary Judges and Side Personnel for the inaugural Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition during the Huntington International Jazz Festival June 19- 23, 2018 in Huntington, WV (U.S.A.). About the Prelininary Judges and Side Personnel ...

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Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Launch Of The Huntington International Jazz Festival In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Launch Of The  Huntington International Jazz Festival In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University, a leading institution of higher education in West Virginia and the Nu Jazz Agency, announced the dates for the long-awaited Huntington International Jazz Festival to be held in Huntington, West Virginia from June 19-23, 2018. This 5-day Event comprises a multitude of community activities for young and old, from Jazz aficionados to music, art, ...

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Nu Jazz Agency And Marshall University Announce The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition Call For Entries!

Nu Jazz Agency And Marshall University Announce The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition Call For Entries!

Nu Jazz Agency and Marshall University—a leading institution of higher education in West Virginia, announced the dates for the long-awaited Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition in Huntington, West Virginia (U.S.A.). Preliminary Entry will be open to all from April 9 to May 19, 2018 (12:01 a.m. EST), with up to six (6) competitors being chosen ...

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Eric Revis: Sing Me Some Cry

Read "Sing Me Some Cry" reviewed by Giuseppe Segala

La vicenda artistica di Eric Revis è esemplare per la propria coerenza: ci ricorda ancora una volta il ruolo avuto da molti contrabbassisti nel jazz contemporaneo, che sulle direttrici di metodo e prassi tracciate da Charles Mingus sanno coniugare una forte e sensibile preparazione sullo strumento alla capacità di organizzare stimolanti formazioni e di comporre in ...

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2017: The Year in Jazz

Read "2017: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

A year of achievements, challenges to gender inequality, scandal and losses

The year 2017 was quite something for the jazz world. Incidents or discussions of misogyny and sexual misconduct bubbled up even before the #MeToo phenomenon developed. Beyond that, woman musicians made significant contributions to the genre. International Jazz Day brought its biggest stage ...

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Delfeayo Marsalis: Kalamazoo

Read "Kalamazoo" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

How is it that we haven't been gifted a live album from trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis before? He's been such an important part of the fabric of this music, whether producing works of lasting significance for other jazz greats in the studio, sharing space with his famous family, or leading his Uptown Orchestra through a rousing set ...

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Joe Rosenberg's Ensembles

Read "Joe Rosenberg's Ensembles" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

Joe Rosenberg is a soprano saxophonist who, at one time, lived in the Bay Area collaborating with musicians like Dewey Redman and Buddy Collette and recording tributes to Eric Dolphy and Ornette Coleman. For the last several years he has been living in Asia and also collaborating with French musicians. These two CDs, by different configurations ...

Nathan Zaporski: Live Recitation

Read "Live Recitation" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

Nathan Zaporski is a composer and alto saxophonist from the Detroit area with a hard, sharp edge to his playing in the tradition of Phil Woods and Jackie McLean. On this live recording he shows his wares fronting a sympathetic quartet. Zaporski's sound is so speedy and relentless on the opening duo of Thelonious Monk's “Rhythm-a-ning" ...