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ARTICLE: RADIO

That Special Time of Year

Read "That Special Time of Year" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This broadcast gets into the swing of the season, which includes holiday releases by Duchess and Laura Dickinson plus a new recording by pianist Kelly Green, with birthday shout outs to Gloria Lynne, Etta Jones, Arthur Schwartz, Johnny Mandel, June Christy and Hoagy Carmichael, among others.

Playlist Geri Allen “In Appreciation" from Geri Allen ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Honoring Aretha & Timeless Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh

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This week we remember the legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in the second hour and enjoy a sampling of standards with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh plus songs by women who wrote with pianist Jimmy Rowles whose centennial is being celebrated this year.

Playlist Lynne Arriale “Woodstock" from Give Us These Days ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

John Handy Tribute At SFJAZZ

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John Handy Tribute
SFJAZZ Miner Auditorium
SFJAZZ Fifth Season Celebration
San Francisco CA
January 22, 2017

The SFJAZZ Center ignited its fifth season celebration with two extraordinary weeks that included the Dr. Martin Luther King Day Open House and the star studded Zakir Hussain Gala Night ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bobby Hutcherson tribute at SFJAZZ Center

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Bobby Hutcherson tribute
SFJAZZ Center
jny: San Francisco CA
January 21, 2017

I still can't quite believe he's gone.

No, not that contemporary American icon. I'm talking about Bobby Hutcherson, one of the greatest practitioners ever of the curious art of making the vibraphone sing and ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

SFJAZZ Unveils Jim Marshall Photography Installation in San Francisco Unified School District Building Windows Across Street From SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco

SFJAZZ Unveils Jim Marshall Photography Installation in San Francisco Unified School District Building Windows Across Street From SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco

Photographs will be exhibited from September 8, 2016 to May 2017 SFJAZZ announces the unveiling of a new photography installation from legendary photographer and longtime San Francisco resident Jim Marshall in the windows of the vacant San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) building across the street from the SFJAZZ Center on Franklin Street at Fell Street in ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz this week: Mary Stallings, Erin Bode, Dalton Ridenhour, and more

Jazz this week: Mary Stallings, Erin Bode, Dalton Ridenhour, and more

With Valentine's Day and the annual Mardi Gras parade falling on the same Saturday this year, there's a bountiful selection of jazz and creative music performances on tap this weekend in St. Louis. Let's go to the highlights... Thursday, February 12 Guitarist Tim Fischer will lead a quartet in a free concert for the Jazz at Holmes series ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Meeco: Souvenirs of Love

Read "Souvenirs of Love" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Pianist, composer and producer Meeco alias Michael Maier delivers his fourth album with Souvenirs of Love offering a “collection of love songs that tell my life" story as the artist states, through a range of R & B, intimate jazz ballads and a touch of the hip-hop influence provided in a tasteful elegant platform. Not a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Meeco: Souvenirs Of Love

Read "Souvenirs Of Love" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Meeco doesn't skimp on star power when he puts a record together. The personnel listings from his previous projects--Amargo Mel (Connector Records, 2009), Perfume E Caricias (Connector Records, 2010), and Beauty Of The Night (Connector Records, 2012)--read like the invite list for the NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony: Jazz elders--bassists Ron Carter and Buster Williams, flautist ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

American Jazz Festiv’Halles at Sunside-Sunset

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American Jazz Festiv'Halles at Sunside-Sunset
Sunside-Sunset Jazz Club
Paris, France
July-August 2014

The 23rd annual American Jazz Festiv'Halles at Sunside-Sunset in Paris had another long and strong lineup of concerts during two summer months of 2014. Sunside opened in 1983 on the Right Bank's narrow pedestrian street, rue des Lombards, expanding ...

NEWS: RADIO

NPR Music, WWOZ & WBGO Broadcast SFJAZZ Center Opening Night Concert January 23

The opening of the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco will bring the country its first free-standing building for jazz and an exciting night for music fans. NPR Music, WWOZ 90.7FM New Orleans and WBGO 88.3FM Newark, will mark the occasion with a live broadcast of the Center’s sold-out Historic Opening Night Concert as a live video ...