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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Terri Hinte: Co-Creating the Image of Jazz

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[This is the second of an All About Jazz series of interviews and articles on “The Many Faces of Jazz Today: Critical Dialogues" in which we explore the current state of jazz around the world with musicians, journalists, ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Unreleased Art: Volume 9 - Art Pepper & Warne Marsh At Donte's, April 26, 1974

Read "Unreleased Art: Volume 9 - Art Pepper & Warne Marsh At Donte's, April 26, 1974" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

When any previously unheard Art Pepper is released, the event bears a bit of context. Laurie Pepper's Volume 9 addition to her Unreleased Art series is the 3-CD box Art Pepper & Warne Marsh at Donte's April 26, 1974. It contains music from late in Pepper's fallow period between the releases of Intensity (Contemporary, 1960) and ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

19th Annual Jazz On Fourth Street Festival, Berkeley, CA Lineup

19th Annual Jazz On Fourth Street Festival, Berkeley, CA Lineup

Presented by Fourth Street Merchants, KCSM/Jazz 91, Avalon Berkeley, and Berkeleyside, the 19th Annual Jazz on Fourth Street Festival will take place Sunday, May 18, from Noon – 5:00pm in Berkeley, CA on Fourth Street between Hearst and Virginia and is free. For more information, visit fourthstreet.com or call the hot line at (510) 526-6294. This free outdoor music festival, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Tenor Saxophonist/Composer Anton Schwartz To Release "Flash Mob" Jan. 28

Tenor Saxophonist/Composer Anton Schwartz To Release "Flash Mob" Jan. 28

With Flash Mob, his first new recording in seven years, the expressive and swinging tenor saxophonist/composer Anton Schwartz delivers a disc notable for its well-crafted tunes, riveting ensemble work, and abundance of attitude. Schwartz’s Antonjazz label will release the CD, his fifth since his 1998 debut When Music Calls and first since 2006’s Top 5 radio ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ed Reed: Ed Reed - I'm A Shy Guy: A Tribute to the King Cole Trio & Their Music

Read "Ed Reed - I'm A Shy Guy: A Tribute to the King Cole Trio & Their Music" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

San Francisco vocalist Ed Reed is a bona fide contemporary of West Coast jazz luminaries: Art Pepper, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray and Hampton Hawes. Unlike that august group, Reed remains to tell his story, and by proxy, theirs' in the bargain. Like this same group, drugs (and in the case of Gray, murder) suspended ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Jazz Vocalist Ed Reed's Tribute To The King Cole Trio, "I'm A Shy Guy," Due Oct. 1

Jazz Vocalist Ed Reed's Tribute To The King Cole Trio, "I'm A Shy Guy," Due Oct. 1

In choosing the repertoire for I’m a Shy Guy, his fourth album, the acclaimed Bay Area jazz vocalist Ed Reed reached way back to an early inspiration and musical hero: Nat King Cole and the King Cole Trio. “Nobody else sounded like that,” Reed recalls, “and the musicianship was just fantastic.” Reed’s affinity with the material is ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Vocalist Ed Reed Announces East Coast Dates in Support of His Third Album "Born to be Blue"

Vocalist Ed Reed Announces East Coast Dates in Support of His Third Album "Born to be Blue"

San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Ed Reed and his quartet will be performing three dates on the East Coast next month in support of his third CD, Born to Be Blue. He'll appear at the Jazz Standard 1/17, his third visit to the New York club in the last four years; Scullers in Boston 1/18 ...

Ed Reed: Born to Be Blue

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Ed Reed joins fellow West Coasters Art Pepper and Frank Morgan in returning to a critically acclaimed career previously derailed by substance abuse. After 40 years of scuffling, Reed cleaned up, became a chemical dependency treatment professional and began recording in earnest. Reed has released two recordings, Love Stories (Self Produced, 2007) and The Song is ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist Ed Reed to Release His Third Album, "Born to be Blue," June 21

Vocalist Ed Reed to Release His Third Album, "Born to be Blue," June 21

Ed Reed has pursued a most unconventional path to his present-day career as a highly regarded jazz singer. It was only four years ago that he released his recording debut, Ed Reed Sings Love Stories, when he was 78. The following year came The Song Is You, along with expanded touring opportunities, a guest spot on ...

Lin McPhillips: My Shining Hour

Read "My Shining Hour" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

San Francisco jazz singer Lin McPhillips throws elbows and says, “I'm here now" on My Shining Hour, her self-produced recording debut. McPhillips returns to performing after a nearly 20-year hiatus, following in the creative footsteps of other notable West Coast jazz musicians (Art Pepper, Frank Morgan, Ed Reed, and Hadley Caliman), without the attendant harrowing reasons ...