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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Hyunil Lee: Living Water

Read "Living Water" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Making his recording debut in impressive style, South Korean guitarist Hyunil Lee presents Living Water, a collection of original tunes performed in the straight-ahead tradition with glimpses of bebop, ballads, vocals and a touch of fusion to keep it interesting and varied. Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Lee attended the Berklee College of Music and ...

NEWS: RADIO

AccuJazz Internet Radio Featuring Melissa Aldana, Other Recent Monk Contest Champs

AccuJazz Internet Radio Featuring Melissa Aldana, Other Recent Monk Contest Champs

AccuJazz Internet Radio is now featuring the music of Melissa Aldana along with other recent winners and finalists of the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition on its Emerging Voices channel. The channel has always exclusively played music by the younger generation of musicians, so it is a perfect fit to feature musicians awarded in the contest, which is the jazz world’s highest honor ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tim Green Saxophone: Songs From This Season

Read "Songs From This Season" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Saxophonists Eric Alexander, Chris Potter, Jimmy Greene, John Ellis and Marcus Strickland all have at least one thing in common: they were all second or third place finishers in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition who went on to become leading lights in the world of jazz. Alto saxophonist Tim Green may very well join ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Quamon Fowler: His Life and Faith

Read "Quamon Fowler:  His Life and Faith" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Twice-winner of the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, tenor saxophonist Quamon Fowler performed earlier this summer at the Jazz Journalists Association's Awards program at B.B. King's in New York. Following the award Fowler--who recently celebrated his 25th birthday and the release of his third CD, The Vision--was praised by Ken Cicerale of ASCAP as, “...a player ...

Quamon Fowler: Introducing Quamon Fowler

Read "Introducing Quamon Fowler" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Fort Worth Native Quamon Fowler detours through South Louisiana and provides a funky soulful set of originals.

Quamon Fowler, student of the renowned jazz teacher Dr. Alvin Batiste at Southern University of Baton Rouge, steps out into the electrons with a contemporary jazz/neo-Hard Bop offering in Introducing Quamon Fowler. This maiden voyage is populated with smartly ...