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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ken Fowser: Now Hear This!

Read "Now Hear This!" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Taking a cue from some of the other smaller jazz-based labels, Posi-Tone has done a remarkable job over the past few years of building a roster of budding talents worthy of wider recognition. Part of the allure of such an endeavor is the ability to see the evolution of an artist's muse unfolding like a rose. ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Walt Weiskopf: All About the Sound

Read "Walt Weiskopf: All About the Sound" reviewed by Bob Kenselaar

What is it that drives Walt Weiskopf? It's all about the music, all about the sound.

He's reached a large audience in ten years of touring with Steely Dan. He's written a half dozen books on jazz improvisation techniques and methods, and he's taught at the Eastman School of Music, Temple University and New ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Italian Jazz Days - Oct 12-22 - New York City To Washington D.C.

Italian Jazz Days - Oct 12-22 - New York City To Washington D.C.

ITALIAN JAZZ DAYS
OCT 12-22, 2013
New York City To Washington DC TwinsMusic Enterprises is proud to announce the annual cultural celebration - Italian Jazz Days 2013 - October 12-22, 2013. Thanks to the involvement of Italian Cultural Institute of New York and the Italian nonprofit organization, C-Jam Music, this year the festival takes place in ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Jim Snidero: A Tale Of Taste

Read "Jim Snidero: A Tale Of Taste" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

What's the hallmark of quality jazz? If this question was posed to a group of jazz musicians, each person would no doubt give a different answer that would speak to differences in taste. Some would lean on tradition and others might push the idea of innovation, but few, if any, would actually use taste itself as ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Richie Vitale: Vitalogy

Read "Vitalogy" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Richie Vitale is a fixture of the New York music scene, a veteran trumpeter with a resume that includes The Buddy Rich Big Band, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Vitalogy is not a big band recording, but features Vitale in a quintet format blowing through a ...

Jim Snidero: Interface

Read "Interface" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The digital age has completely changed the way language is used. People talk about “googling" things, discovering new “apps," and “friending people" all the time, so it wouldn't be surprising if the word “interface" eventually replaces “communication" in common, everyday conversations. Interfacing can essentially be viewed as a modern day synonym for communication, and that, after ...

Walt Weiskopf: Walt Weiskopf: Quartet Live

Read "Walt Weiskopf: Quartet Live" reviewed by Doron Orenstein

Besides being the tenor man onstage with Steely Dan, Walt Weiskopf is first and foremost a prolific solo artist. With over 15 critically acclaimed recordings as a leader, Walt is not one to rest on laurels collected over the course of years, playing alongside legends such as Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and The Vanguard ...