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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9: Viper's Drag

Read "Viper's Drag" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Cosa unisce la dissacrante verve di Steven Bernstein -estroverso leader dei Sex Mob e animatore di vari progetti con la Tzadik di John Zorn-col virtuosistico pianismo di Henry Butler, fortemente intriso di blues?
Questa rilettura sul primo jazz di New Orleans è una delle risposte. La passione per la tradizione ha accomunato i due ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Burghausen Jazz Festival 2013

Read "Burghausen Jazz Festival 2013" reviewed by John Kelman

Burghausen Jazz Festival
Burghausen, Germany
March 12-17, 2013
Located almost exactly halfway along the border of the province of Bavaria (located in Germany's southeast) and Austria, the town of Burghausen might seem an odd place for a jazz festival, especially one now celebrating its 44th year. But this town of just 18,000 people, ...

NEWS: EVENT

The Painted Bride Stirs-up Excitement With A Special Event To Acknowledge Jazz On Vine–the Longest Continuing Jazz Series In Philadelphia

The Painted Bride Stirs-up Excitement With A Special Event To Acknowledge Jazz On Vine–the Longest Continuing Jazz Series In Philadelphia

BRIDE'S BLACK CAT BREW RECENT RECIPIENT TO AN ASCAP NATIONAL AWARD FOR ADVENTUROUS PROGRAMMING THE BRIDE STIRS-UP EXCITEMENT WITH A SPECIAL EVENT TO ACKNOWLEDGE JAZZ ON VINE —THE LONGEST CONTINUING JAZZ SERIES IN PHILADELPHIA AND ALSO ON TAP FOR THIS EVENING'S CELEBRATION, MTO PLAYS SLY STEVEN BERNSTEIN'S MILLENNIAL TERRITORY ORCHESTRA DEBUTS TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

NYC Winter Jazzfest, Day 1: January 6, 2012

Read "NYC Winter Jazzfest, Day 1: January 6, 2012" reviewed by Daniel Lehner

Day 1 | Day 2
2012 NYC Winter Jazzfest, Day 1
New York, NY
January 6, 2012

No one could argue that jazz didn't have a tumultuous 2011. For the better, bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding's Grammy for Best New Artist marked the first time a jazz musician was awarded that honor, and veteran tenor ...

Live From The Bell House: Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars, Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys, Dennis Coffey & Syl Johnson

Read "Live From The Bell House: Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars, Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys, Dennis Coffey & Syl Johnson" reviewed by Martin Longley

Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars
The Bell House
May 28, 2011

Down in Gowanus again, a few blocks away from its toxic canal, a proximity that doesn't impair The Bell House's ability to present great music, or even discourage folks from sitting outside in the newly-arrived swelter. How charming, to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Undead Jazz Festival: Day 2, June 24, 2011

Read "Undead Jazz Festival: Day 2, June 24, 2011" reviewed by Daniel Lehner

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4

Undead Jazz Festival
New York, New York
June 23-26, 2011

Sometimes a great idea just begs to be used again. The first performance of Search and Restore's “round-robin style" improvisation cycle last December proved its worth went beyond novelty. ...

James Blood Ulmer, Hot Club Of Cowtown & David Lindley

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James Blood Ulmer & The Memphis Blood Blues Band
Jazz Standard
March 27, 2011

For a blues combo that doesn't possess a particularly powerful presence on the mainstream blues circuit, James Blood Ulmer certainly took his Memphis Blood Blues Band to the music's furthest limits and highest levels, both ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Going Solo: One is NOT the Loneliest Number

Read "Going Solo: One is NOT the Loneliest Number" reviewed by Mark Corroto

With the advent of new and affordable recording technologies capable of delivering exceptionally high quality sound, the market for idiosyncratic solo recordings is flourishing--in an era when so many are lamenting the death of jazz. Released mostly on small labels or as self-produced projects, the recordings are reminiscent of the cassette culture from the DIY 1980s ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

Dr. Lonnie Smith, Marva Whitney, Billy Prince, Marc Ribot & Steven Bernstein

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Big Band
Jazz Standard
December 30, 2010


The holiday season allowed organist Dr. Lonnie Smith the luxury of surrounding himself with big band ranks. The virtual guarantee of sold-out sets created a situation where the Hammond B-3 man was able to make the change ...