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ARTICLE: RADIO

Celebrate songwriters Abbey Lincoln and Bernice Petkere

Read "Celebrate songwriters Abbey Lincoln and Bernice Petkere" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

Many special birthdays in this episode of A Broad Spectrum as we honor the great Abbey Lincoln and remember Bernice Petkere, named the “Queen of Tin Pan Alley" by Irving Berlin for her songs “Close Your Eyes" and “"Lullaby of the Leaves."

Playlist Linda Dachtyl “A Late One" from A Late One (Chicken ...

Tiffany Austin: Unbroken

Read "Unbroken" reviewed by Walter Atkins

Unbroken (Con Alma Music, 2018) is the follow- up to Tiffany Austin's vibrant debut album Nothing But Soul (Con Alma Music, 2015).

Austin beautifully expresses her personal views and positive responses to the past and current atrocities committed against African American citizens in the United States. According to Austin, the title Unbroken “is a ...

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 ...

Tiffany Austin: Unbroken

Read "Unbroken" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

One of the greatest talents of the great talent, vocalist Betty Carter, was her ability to sing in different voice personalities. She could purr the purest ballad, scat the fastest bop run, and dig the deepest in the blue notes. Carter's legacy has been wanting for a new talent to bestow its mantle...and that talent is ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist Tiffany Austin Celebrates The Resilient Spirit Of African-American Culture On Her Sophomore Recording "Unbroken," Set For June 1 Release

Vocalist Tiffany Austin Celebrates The Resilient Spirit Of African-American Culture On Her Sophomore Recording "Unbroken," Set For June 1 Release

With the June 1st release of Unbroken, on her Con Alma Music imprint, Tiffany Austin further solidifies her standing as one of the leading vocalists on the current international jazz scene. Austin was propelled onto the national stage in 2016 when her debut recording, Nothing But Soul, received rave reviews from media outlets such as DownBeat ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

2017: The Year in Jazz

Read "2017: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

A year of achievements, challenges to gender inequality, scandal and losses

The year 2017 was quite something for the jazz world. Incidents or discussions of misogyny and sexual misconduct bubbled up even before the #MeToo phenomenon developed. Beyond that, woman musicians made significant contributions to the genre. International Jazz Day brought its biggest stage ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Vocalist Tiffany Austin Announces Summer Shows In NYC, San Francisco, San Jose

Vocalist Tiffany Austin Announces Summer Shows In NYC, San Francisco, San Jose

Raves began pouring in upon the release of jazz singer Tiffany Austin’s debut CD, Nothing But Soul, on her own Con Alma Music label last summer. Yoshi Kato gave the disc four stars in his glowing DownBeat review. Kevin Whitehead called her “a vocalist to keep an ear on” during his radio review for NPR’s Fresh ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Tiffany Austin: Nothing But Soul

Read "Nothing But Soul" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While countless artists have covered the music of Hoagy Carmichael, album-length tributes from a single artist saluting his work aren't all that common; Carmichael salutes that reshape some of his most beloved compositions are, understandably, even more scarce, as there are heavy risks involved in toying with the nature of his treasured songs. Tiffany Austin, however, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Tiffany Austin at SFJAZZ

Read "Tiffany Austin at SFJAZZ" reviewed by Walter Atkins

Tiffany Austin
SFJAZZ, Joe Henderson Lab
CD Release Party-Nothing But Soul (Con Alma Music)
San Francisco CA
June 12, 2015

Vocalist Tiffany Austin and her skilled band took the stage at SFJAZZ's Joe Henderson Lab to celebrate her debut Nothing But Soul (Con Alma Music). With an introduction by tenor ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Bay Area Vocalist Tiffany Austin Debuts June 2 With "Nothing But Soul," On Her Con Alma Music Label

Bay Area Vocalist Tiffany Austin Debuts June 2 With "Nothing But Soul," On Her Con Alma Music Label

One of the fastest rising jazz singers in Northern California, with a tradition-rooted yet thoroughly modern style, Tiffany Austin brings a wealth of experience to her debut CD Nothing But Soul, scheduled for June 2 release by her Con Alma Music label. The Los Angeles native, currently based in Berkeley, worked with producer Howard Wiley to adapt ...