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Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series continues with an All-Star tribute 
to jazz founding fathers Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet: Satchmo and Sidney Revisited!

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series continues with an All-Star tribute 
to jazz founding fathers Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet: Satchmo and Sidney Revisited!

Each year for almost a half century, the annual Highlights In Jazz series has produced shows guaranteed to surprise and delight savvy jazz fans. The second concert of the 2019 lineup continues that tradition with Satchmo and Sidney Revisited, an homage to trumpeter Louis Armstrong and clarinetist/soprano saxophonist Sidney Bechet. To celebrate the music of two ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series Announces Highlights in Jazz’s 46th Anniversary Gala, February 28, 2019

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz  New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series  Announces Highlights in Jazz’s 46th Anniversary Gala, February 28, 2019

Long-time Highlights In Jazz favorites Houston Person, Daryl Sherman, Warren Vaché, Norman Simmons, and many more will be on hand for the celebration. Plus, surprise special guest. Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Christian McBride: Knocking on the Door

Read "Christian McBride:  Knocking on the Door" reviewed by Bob Kenselaar

Christian McBride was talking about the Grammy he received in October, 2011 for his big band album, The Good Feeling (Mack Avenue, 2011)--his first Grammy as a leader and third overall. While the bassist certainly appreciated getting the nod from his peers and from the Recording Academy, he said he gets just as much of a ...

Arabic Roots in Blues, Jazz, Rock?

Read "Arabic Roots in Blues, Jazz, Rock?" reviewed by Fradley Garner

Arabic Roots in Blues, Jazz, Rock? Yes, Says Hofstra Prof

Does Islamic music have anything to do with the blues, jazz and rock? A whole lot, asserts Dr. Hussein Rashid, a native New Yorker who teaches religion at Hofstra University. In a lecture at Southern Methodist University in Texas, Rashid spoke of several waves of ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights in Jazz

Read "Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights in Jazz" reviewed by Elliott Simon

In jazz, the classic genres endure; Dixieland, swing and bop. For over three decades, the place in NYC to hear them in a creatively produced format has been “Highlights in Jazz". Series founder and producer, Jack Kleinsinger, is passionate in defense of his format. “If I am just going to book a group that people can ...

ARTICLE: NEW YORK BEAT

Highlights in Jazz

Read "Highlights in Jazz" reviewed by Nick Catalano

A while back at “Highlights in Jazz" the longest running jazz subscription series in Gotham, producer Jack Kleinsinger presented composer/musician/writer David Amram. At seventy, Amram is still producing, composing and playing marvelous musics that run the gamut from classical to folk to chamber to jazz and beyond that. A truly astounding eclectic, Amram has “hung out" ...