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ARTICLE: RADIO

Miles Davis, Art Farmer & Sheila Jordan

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From a cat that was born with jazz in his blood originally from the Bronx and now living in Switzerland since 1979, that was drummer Alvin Queen with the cut Sushi off a very well received 2019 CD Tribute to OP. The album plays respects to his old friend and mentor Oscar Peterson. We go from ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Randy Brecker: Hittin' It with "RandyPOP!"

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In his 62 years playing music--starting trumpet at eight years old--Randy Brecker has played all kinds of music, but for many years now, he's mostly been known as a solid, top-flight, first-call jazz player, a modern post-bop soloist and bandleader who carries around his old '70s fusion-funk Brecker Brothers fame in his back pocket. So, with ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2015

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TD Toronto Jazz Festival
Various locations
Toronto, Canada
June 18-29, 2015

With festival season in full swing, it's always an opportunity to see what the state of jazz is and to hopefully discover something new. The challenge is of course that there are always many choices and one might be guided ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Tracy Mothershed

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Meet Tracy Mothershed:
I use to listen to my mother play the piano and try to follow her... I would listen to my Grandmother sing and Grandparents dance. My uncle Douglas and I would sing and sing... play records and I would pretend to have a microphone and be a famous jazz singer.

Take Five With Lena Bloch

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Meet Lena Bloch:
Lena Bloch was born in Moscow and has studied music in Israel, Germany, and the United States where she earned a Master's of Music in Composition at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Since moving to the United States in 2003, Bloch has been a solist with the Vermont Jazz Big Band, the ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 28, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 2 2 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 253 221 +32 0 60 1 10 2 1 1 Roy Hargrove Big Band Emergence (Emarcy) 242 268 -26 0 61 1 6 3 3 3 Roberta Gambarini So In Love (Emarcy) 212 176 +36 4 57 3 5 4 5 7 James Moody 4A (IPO Recordings) 206 169 +37 3 53 4 5 5 37 — The Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet Bien Bien (Patois Records) 168 87 +81 20 51 5 2 6 15 4 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 166 136 +30 0 41 4 10 7 10 14 Tamir Hendelman Playground (Swing Bros.) 163 149 +14 1 43 3 8 8 8 12 Heath Brothers Endurance (Jazz Legacy) 159 155 +4 2 45 8 5 9 11 16 Kurt Elling Dedicated To You (Concord) 147 146 +1 0 50 1 15 10 7 8 Robert Glasper Double Booked (Blue Note) 145 158 -13 3 39 7 6 11 — — Kyle Eastwood Metropolitain (Rendezvous) 140 49 +91 0 52 9 16 11 16 19 Eldar Virtue (Sony) 140 126 +14 7 42 11 5 13 13 11 Bill Easley Hearing ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 21, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 2 Roy Hargrove Big Band Emergence (Emarcy) 268 313 -45 4 58 1 5 2 2 1 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 221 270 -49 0 57 1 9 3 3 4 Roberta Gambarini So In Love (Emarcy) 176 225 -49 6 54 3 4 4 9 6 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 170 152 +18 2 56 1 15 5 7 11 James Moody 4A (IPO Recordings) 169 160 +9 3 52 5 4 6 37 — Rodney Jones A Thousand Small Things (18th & Vine) 162 89 +73 8 45 6 2 7 8 14 Robert Glasper Double Booked (Blue Note) 158 158 0 3 45 7 5 8 12 15 Heath Brothers Endurance (Jazz Legacy) 155 136 +19 5 47 8 4 9 17 5 Bobby Broom Bobby Broom Plays For Monk (Origin) 153 125 +28 0 52 2 15 10 14 3 Tamir Hendelman Playground (Swing Bros.) 149 134 +15 2 42 3 7 11 16 12 Kurt ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 14, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 2 6 Roy Hargrove Big Band Emergence (Emarcy) 313 243 +70 7 60 1 4 2 1 1 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 270 247 +23 0 61 1 8 3 4 19 Roberta Gambarini So In Love (Emarcy) 225 192 +33 5 52 3 3 4 9 5 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 170 169 +1 0 49 4 8 5 13 18 Alvin Queen Mighty Long Way (Justin Time) 166 144 +22 1 50 5 8 6 8 12 Gerald Clayton Two-Shade (Artist Share) 161 171 -10 0 41 6 9 7 11 44 James Moody 4A (IPO Recordings) 160 147 +13 4 53 7 3 8 14 11 Robert Glasper Double Booked (Blue Note) 158 141 +17 7 43 8 4 9 6 8 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 152 183 -31 0 46 1 14 10 47 20 Jack Wilkins Until It’s Time (MAXJAZZ) 151 78 +73 3 48 10 12 11 10 9 Bill Easley Hearing Voices (18th & ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 7, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 247 266 -19 2 61 1 7 2 6 37 Roy Hargrove Big Band Emergence (Emarcy) 243 173 +70 14 59 2 3 3 16 24 Tamir Hendelman Playground (Swing Bros.) 212 141 +71 2 46 3 5 4 19 — Roberta Gambarini So In Love (Emarcy) 192 127 +65 12 49 4 2 5 2 2 Bobby Broom Bobby Broom Plays For Monk (Origin) 188 207 -19 0 45 2 13 6 8 3 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 183 169 +14 0 60 1 13 7 — 48 Bill Frisell Disfarmer (Nonesuch) 176 38 +138 4 56 2 5 8 12 10 Gerald Clayton Two-Shade (Artist Share) 171 159 +12 1 46 8 8 9 5 4 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 169 179 -10 1 50 4 7 10 9 26 Bill Easley Hearing Voices (18th & Vine) 160 167 -7 9 44 9 4 11 44 — James Moody 4A (IPO Recordings) 147 82 +65 29 55 11 2 12 4 9 Kurt Elling ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 31, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 266 248 +18 0 60 1 6 2 2 3 Bobby Broom Bobby Broom Plays For Monk (Origin) 207 209 -2 2 53 2 12 3 28 36 Allen Toussaint The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch) 185 92 +93 2 60 2 19 4 9 6 Kurt Elling Dedicated To You (Concord) 180 149 +31 1 49 1 11 5 4 5 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 179 182 -3 0 47 4 6 6 10 41 The Terence Blanchard Group Choices (Concord) 173 144 +29 27 58 6 3 6 37 — Roy Hargrove Big Band Emergence (Emarcy) 173 78 +95 28 48 6 2 8 3 3 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 169 183 -14 0 49 1 12 9 26 50 Bill Easley Hearing Voices (18th & Vine) 167 97 +70 13 42 9 3 10 6 11 Cory Weeds Everything’s Coming Up Weeds (Cellar ...