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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jamey Johnson, with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee, at The Paramount

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Jamey Johnson with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
April 7, 2019

Jamey Johnson is a guitarist and songwriter who personifies the Americana musical genre. His music is a powerful mélange of blues, folk, pop, southern rock and, of course, country. Simply put: it is Americana, with ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2018

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2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
Multiple Venues
Ottawa, Canada
June 21-June 26, 2018

For its 2018 edition, the 39th annual TD Ottawa Jazz Festival faced a number of significant logistical challenges.

First, Confederation Park, which has traditionally been the location of its large, outdoor venue, a food court and ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Ron Korb: Pan-Global Flutist

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In a 20-year career, Grammy nominated flutist Ron Korb has experienced the lows and highs of a touring musician. He's been stuck in the Panamanian jungle when the bus transporting he and his band to their show broke down, leaving them teetering on the top of a hillside for hours in the blazing sun while repairs ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the complete lineup for the festival’s 17th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 22 to June 30 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 300-plus shows at 20 venues. The 2018 Festival is presented in three series — ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Boz Scaggs, Jill Scott, And Lake Street Dive Are Final Three Headliners Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Boz Scaggs, Jill Scott, And Lake Street Dive Are Final Three Headliners Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) June 22 to June 30, 2018. Guitarist and singer, Boz Scaggs, will perform on Saturday, June 23. Grammy Award-winning singer songwriter, Jill Scott, will perform on Friday, June 29. Soul pop band, Lake Street Dive, will perform on Thursday, June 28. All shows will take place at Kodak Hall at Eastman ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Interview: Don Andrews Of Spirojazz

Q: Some people, especially those who familiar with progressive-rock albums from the '70s, would expect Space and Alienation as a science-fiction concept record. But Space and Alienation have a deeper meaning on your album, judging from the emotional tone of certain pieces. Is Space and Alienation what we feel from everyday living? In other words, we ...

NEWS: EVENT

Heart 'n Soul of Jazz

February will again bring some of the worlds' most renowned Jazz artists to Pinehurst for the 27th Annual Heart 'n Soul of Jazz. Presented by Pinehurst Resort and the Arts Council of Moore County, the benefit will feature harmonica player and guitarist Pat Bergeson & his Quartet featuring vocalist Annie Sellick performing on Friday, February 10, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Rebekka Bakken: Dusseldorf, Germany, March 17, 2011

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Rebekka Bakken
Zakk
Dusseldorf, Germany
March 17, 2011

After singer Rebekka Bakken ignited an intimate evening before a comfortably snug, sold out gathering of 303 counted customers, it seemed that--promotionally at least---she's been characterized with too soft an edge.

Bakken may, indeed, be marketed too gently. On recording covers and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

USPS & Concord's Valentines Day CD 'Love Notes'

USPS & Concord's Valentines Day CD 'Love Notes'

US Postal Service® & Concord Music Group Celebrate Valentine's Day with Holiday-themed CD Love Notes

Includes classic love ballads by Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Ray Charles, Rosemary Clooney, Natalie Cole, James Taylor duet with Carole King and more!

CD available now at select U.S. post offices throughout the country

Los Angeles, CA: Concord Music Group is ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Plant and Krauss Harmonious at Madison Square

Harmonious Tension and Dueling Flaxen Locks

On “Raising Sand" (Rounder), the spooky, beautiful album they released last year, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss tilt toward each other from starkly different vantage points: heat-blistered arena rock (his) and coolly plaintive bluegrass (hers). Their material, scouted out by the producer T Bone Burnett, mines a deep, dark region ...