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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Alex Sipiagin: NoFo Skies

Read "NoFo Skies" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

An active veteran of touring stages around the world, Russian trumpeter Alex Sipiagin has sessioned with, among many, Dr. John, Elvis Costello, Dave Holland's Big Band, Michael Brecker's Sextet and Quindecet, plus the Mingus Big Band, Dynasty Band, and Orchestra. For NoFo Skies, his first disc on Blue Room, Sipiagin reassembles his crackling three-horn septet from ...

Meet Tom Wells

Read "Meet Tom Wells" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper

Born and raised in that other “capital of jazz"--jny: Kansas City, birthplace of Charlie Parker--Super Fan Tom Wells, along with long-time jazz date, his wife, Geri St. Clair (a future Super Fan--stay tuned!), is a huge supporter of the local scene. How huge? Well, Tom and Geri once followed the University of Missouri Kansas City's Jazz ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

American Jazz Museum To Participate In National Chamber Music Month

American Jazz Museum To Participate In National Chamber Music Month

The American Jazz Museum will join thousands of musicians and hundreds of concert presenters across the country this May in celebrating National Chamber Music Month. The American Jazz Museum’s presentation of a monthlong calendar in the Blue Room jazz club that features Charlotte Embry and Soigné on Friday, May 1st; the Dino Massa / Chris Burnett Group on Friday, May 8th; and, ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Grammy Award Winner And Diva Big Band Anchor Women In Jazz Programming

Grammy Award Winner And Diva Big Band Anchor Women In Jazz Programming

The American Jazz Museum presents Women In Jazz Programming in March during a month-long celebration featuring a stellar line up of musicians, entertainers, music and art scholars in a wonderful cultural setting. "Women have always played a significant role in developing the music through creative compositions, stellar performances and their work behind the scenes in presenting the music. Unfortunately, these contributions ...