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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ron Westray / Thomas Heflin: Live from Austin

Read "Live from Austin" reviewed by Josep Pedro

A live recording is always a great chance to experience some of the core principles of jazz. Improvisation and spontaneity arise when musicians feel free and comfortable with the tunes and arrangements. A collaborative effort between trombonist Ron Westray and trumpeter Thomas Heflin, Live from Austin was recorded in 2009 at the Elephant Room, one of ...

NEWS: TV / FILM

Esperanza Spalding to perform at the GRAMMY Awards

Esperanza Spalding to perform at the GRAMMY Awards

Best New Artist GRAMMY nominee Esperanza Spalding will perform on the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. The show will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 13, 2011. The GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Esperanza Spalding also to Co-Host ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Claudio Roditi: Simpatico

Read "Simpatico" reviewed by Larry Taylor

Fresh off his 2009 success with the Grammy-nominated Brazilliance x4 (Resonance), Claudio Roditi has released the stand-out Simpatico. As well as his peerless skills on trumpet, this CD shows off his writing talent with several originals in a samba/bossa groove, as well as some solid straight-ahead tunes.



From the Brazilian jazz tradition, Roditi has ...

NEWS: EVENT

Radio Host Inspires Latin Jazz Concert with Grammy Nominee Arturo O'Farrill

Radio Host Inspires Latin Jazz Concert with Grammy Nominee Arturo O'Farrill

Bethlehem Township, PA - The community has the opportunity to hear Latin jazz greats when grammy nominated, jazz pianist and musical director Arturo O'Farrill performs with his Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, September 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lipkin Theatre in Kopecek Hall at Northampton Community College (NCC) in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania. Tickets are $20 ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

All Miles 1950s with the Jeff Lofton Quintet at Austin's Elephant Room 4/24/08

All Miles 1950s with the Jeff Lofton Quintet at Austin's Elephant Room 4/24/08

The Jeff Lofton Quintet returns to the Elephant Room with new All Miles 1950s show Austin, Texas - Austin-based jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton leads a new All Miles 1950s show with the Jeff Lofton Quintet, Thursday, April 24, at the Elephant Room. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. with no cover. The Elephant Room, located at 315 ...