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NEWS: RECORDING

Recent Listening: Zeitlin Remembers Davis

Recent Listening: Zeitlin Remembers Davis

Denny Zeitlin Solo Piano: Remembering Miles For the most recent of his annual solo concerts at the Piedmont Piano Company in jny: Oakland, California, pianist Denny Zeitlin’s subject was Miles Davis. The recital before the Piedmont’s customary audience of close listeners covered several eras of the trumpeter’s career. Davis composed few major jazz standards, and he had collaborators ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Denny Zeitlin: Balancing Act

Read "Denny Zeitlin:  Balancing Act" reviewed by Ken Dryden

Denny Zeitlin is a true Renaissance man with many interests, in addition to balancing his careers in medicine and music. Although his medical practice and teaching have limited his abilities to tour beyond brief trips east or playing near his home in California, he has recorded regularly in recent years, releasing a variety of projects for ...

Tiffany Austin: Unbroken

Read "Tiffany Austin: Unbroken" reviewed by Walter Atkins

Rising San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Tiffany Austin held an engaging album release party for her sophomore effort, Unbroken (Con Alma Music, 2018) at the comfortable Piedmont Piano Company in jny: Oakland's Uptown neighborhood. As the NBA Golden State Warriors battled the Houston Rockets in a crucial semi finals game a few miles way at ...

NEWS: EVENT

Dave Bass Says: Go Inside And Outside

Dave Bass Says: Go Inside And Outside

After the 2015 release of Dave Bass’ NYC Sessions (Whaling City Sound), pianist and composer Dave Bass learned quickly how the venue influences the performance. “When we played at a traditional jazz club like Kitano in NYC, we could bring vocalist Karrin Allyson plus a quartet and make a big sound. But smaller gigs at places like ...

World Jazz Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker Releases New Recording “April In Paris”

World Jazz Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker Releases New Recording “April In Paris”

"With a voice supple, agile, and bright, she executes each song on the tracklist with ease and imagination, creating a serene atmosphere that leaves you smiling." —Eva Simontacchi for Jazzitalia Multi-lingual vocalist Allison Adams Tucker is celebrating the release of her second CD “April in Paris” on June 3, 2014 – Songs of springtime and new beginnings ...