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John McLaughlin's American Farewell Tour with Jimmy Herring

Read "John McLaughlin's American Farewell Tour with Jimmy Herring" reviewed by Alan Bryson

Nearly five decades have passed since John McLaughlin set foot in America as a relatively unknown musician to join the fusion band Lifetime, with the great drummer Tony Williams and equally great organist Larry Young. Two days later he was in the studio with Miles Davis recording In a Silent Way. The breadth and scope of ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Steve Gadd: Consummate Drummer

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It might be easier to list who drummer Steve Gadd hasn't played with since he got a pair of drum sticks at the age of three at his home near jny: Rochester, NY, right up to the age of 70, where this year his tour of duty includes Eric Clapton, James Taylor and his own band. ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Vocalist Pearl Williams In Media Pa On Wednesday May 15th!

Vocalist Pearl Williams In Media Pa On Wednesday May 15th!

Appearing at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County—145 West Rose Tree Road in Media—on Wednesday, May 15th is singer Pearl Williams. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Information: 215-517- 8337. Pearl Williams embodies, embraces and perpetuates the legacy of legendary Philadelphia jazz singers. Gaining early experience singing in ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Saxophonist Bob Pollitt Quartet In Collingswood NJ Thurs. March 6th!

Saxophonist Bob Pollitt Quartet In Collingswood NJ Thurs. March 6th!

Jazz Bridge in Collingswood! presents saxophonist Bob Pollitt and his quartet, appearing at the Collingswood Community Center—30 Collings Avenue in Collingswood, New Jersey—on Thursday, March 7th. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337. Bob Pollitt has been deemed a legend for his tenor saxophone sound ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Mort Weiss: Mort to Come

Read "Mort Weiss: Mort to Come" reviewed by Sammy Stein

Mort Weiss is a clarinetist with attitude. He has also achieved what few would dare--taking a break from music for almost 40 years and then making a successful comeback. Every man is a sum of his parts, his life story put together like pieces of a jigsaw. For some, the puzzle is simple, pieces slot together ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tony Monaco: Celebration

Read "Celebration" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

If organists Shirley Scott and Jimmy Smith had formed some sort of a musical union, the offspring would no doubt have been Tony Monaco. Manifesting the melodicism of the former, the orchestral sensibilities of the latter and virtuosity of both, Monaco has become one of the most versatile and dazzling performers on the Hammond B3.

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Niu's 1st International Bangkok Jazz Festival, Dec. 11-12, 2009

Read "Niu's 1st International Bangkok Jazz Festival, Dec. 11-12, 2009" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Niu's 1st International Bangkok Jazz Festival
Baan Silom, Bangkok.

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The 6th Penang Island Jazz Festival: December 3-6, 2009

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The 6th Penang Island Jazz Festival
Bayview Beach Resort
Penang, Malaysia
December 3-6, 2009

Happy birthday to the Penang Island Jazz Festival, six years old this year! Six years may not seem like a lot, but in small jazz festival terms it probably means that the difficult initial ...