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Ten Artists: June 2019

Read "Ten Artists: June 2019" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Polly Gibbons All I Can Do Resonance Records 2019 Polly Gibbons's 2017 Resonance release, Is It Me...? was positively received by All About Jazz and other outlets when it appeared. That recording featured a crack trio augmented with soloists, establishing Gibbons as a sensitive yet muscular interpreter of the American ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Brisbane International Jazz Festival 2015

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Brisbane International Jazz Festival Various locations jny:Brisbane, Australia June 3-8, 2015 Celebrating its third edition, the Brisbane International Jazz Festival may be one of Australia's youngest jazz festivals but the state of Queensland is no stranger to jazz. The non-profit organisation Jazz Queensland has been curating concerts, developing audiences and working ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Angela Davis Quartet + Strings: Lady Luck

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Saxophonist and one-time All About Jazz contributor Angela Davis' sophomore effort, Lady Luck shows a young artist evolving naturally and not afraid to take stylistic chances. On her debut recording, The Art of the Melody (Self Produced, 2013), Davis demonstrated an intelligent precociousness that paid off well in both her original compositions and those she covers. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Angela Davis: The Art of The Melody

Read "The Art of The Melody" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Saxophonist and All About Jazz contributor Angela Davis has made it official, releasing her debut recording, The Art of The Melody. Davis joins a growing legion of female reeds players that includes Sharel Cassity, Alisha Pattillo, Virginia Mayhew, Claire Daly, and Mercedes Figueras, who are flexing their respective chops in the ravenous particles of digital music.

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Saxophonist Joe Lovano Interviewed at All About Jazz!

Saxophonist Joe Lovano Interviewed at All About Jazz!

Penned as “one of the greatest musicians in jazz history," saxophonist Joe Lovano has successfully created a unique voice within the jazz tradition and has contributed significantly to the continuance and development of the idiom. In just over a quarter of a century he has created an expansive body of work that has covered a broad ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Joe Lovano: Inimitable Streams of Expression

Read "Joe Lovano: Inimitable Streams of Expression" reviewed by Angela Davis

Penned as “one of the greatest musicians in jazz history," saxophonist Joe Lovano has successfully created a unique voice within the jazz tradition and has contributed significantly to the continuance and development of the idiom.In just over a quarter of a century he has created an expansive body of work that has covered a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carl Allen & Rodney Whitaker: Work To Do

Read "Work To Do" reviewed by Angela Davis

On Carl Allen and Rodney Whitaker's Work to Do, their second collaboration with Mack Avenue Records, the musicians focus on groove, beauty and respect for the tradition. Allen and Whitaker provide a swinging backdrop for some of New York's finest and most respected musicians, including guitarist Rodney Jones and saxophonist Vincent Herring, two very ...


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