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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

TJP: Peace and Love

Read "Peace and Love" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Good singers need a good voice AND good timing, and with the release of Peace and Love, singer Paul Jost demonstrates both. The Philadelphia-based band TJP (formerly known as The Jost Project) has perfectly timed the release of Peace and Love, a collection of iconic songs from the 1960s and '70s with all the beauty and ...

Center City Jazz Fest: Five Years Strong

Read "Center City Jazz Fest: Five Years Strong" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Center City Jazz Festival
Philadelphia, PA
April 30, 2016

“The Fifth Annual Center City Jazz Festival is officially sold out!" Thus tweeted a spokesperson from @ccjazzfest two days before the start of jny:Philadelphia's annual celebration (most likely its founder, local trombonist Ernest Stuart). I'm not sure if there was any backup plan ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart

Read "Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Even for a musician who has been playing and singing since age six, Paul Jost has just come through one exceptional year.

First, he released his debut with The Jost Project, Can't Find My Way Home (2013, Dot.Time Records), featuring the leader on vocals, harmonica and guitar, with drummer Charlie Patierno, double bassist Kevin ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jost Project Performs at Jazz Near You House Concert

Read "Jost Project Performs at Jazz Near You House Concert" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

The Jost Project
Jazz Near You Inaugural House Concert
Lansdale, PA
October 24, 2014

All About Jazz Founder and Publisher Michael Ricci recently innovated a world-wide program to facilitate and co-create musical events in the intimate setting of people's homes where the householders serve as hosts, hiring ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jost Project to Perform at First Jazz Near You House Concert

Jost Project to Perform at First Jazz Near You House Concert

Philadelphia, PA: The Jost Project with Paul Jost, Tony Miceli and Kevin MacConnell will appear at the home of All About Jazz and Jazz Near You founder, Michael Ricci on Friday, October 24th. The house concert program represents a new direction for Jazz Near You which plans to develop additional performance opportunities for musicians while creating a more ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Tony Miceli: Vibes Matter

Read "Tony Miceli: Vibes Matter" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Tony Miceli is a long-time master vibraphonist who, until a few short years ago, was relatively unknown outside of the jny: Philadelphia area, when he started getting requests to perform and teach all over the world. Now, he is in demand in Ireland, South Korea, Argentina, and Australia, not to mention New York and the West ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Near You House Concerts Kicks Off with The Jost Project on October 24

Jazz Near You House Concerts Kicks Off with The Jost Project on October 24

An International Launch Takes Place In Philadelphia Area Jazz Near You Home Concerts With The Jōst Project — October 24, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm. Tickets available at Closeup.fm or EventBrite. jny: Philadelphia, PA – According to Michael Ricci, founder and owner of All About Jazz and Jazz Near You, the largest jazz web-based network in the world, jazz musicians need ...

ARTICLE: JAZZ NEAR ME

The Dave Stryker Trio Swings A Log Church

Read "The Dave Stryker Trio Swings A Log Church" reviewed by Gloria Krolak

Once through pastoral Medford Village in Burlington County, NJ, you arrive at Medford Lakes, a community of period log cabins under towering pine trees just off Stokes, the main road. In this onetime lakeside resort, hand-hewn from local wood, beckons a big cabin called Cathedral of the Woods. Russell Quigliata, who managed Cecil Payne until the ...

ARTICLE: JAZZ NEAR ME

The Jost Project: Finding Its Way Home

Read "The Jost Project: Finding Its Way Home" reviewed by Gloria Krolak

The Somers Point Jazz Society threw a first album release party for the newly-formed Jost Project at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro this fall. Can't Find My Way Home, the CD is titled. The venue offers a seaside bar on one side and its opposite on the other, a rentable banquet room with brocade upholstered chairs.

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Jost Project: Can't Find My Way Home

Read "Can't Find My Way Home" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Rock 'n' roll and The Beatles created serious challenges for jazz. Soul funk, folk and the rock explosion of the 1960s and 1970s left jazz with an even smaller slice of the pie. Many jazz artists jumped to cover pop tunes of the day, often falling ungraciously between two stools. In recent years contemporary jazz artists ...