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ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Jazz at the Nash Volume 2: Roots in AZ

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This is the second in a series of In Pictures articles on The Nash, a jazz club and educational institution that is at the heart of the jny: Phoenix jazz universe. This article celebrates visiting musicians who have roots in Arizona.

Tenor titan Tony Malaby, a native of Tucson, brought his outstanding group Paloma ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Nick Manson: Mercator

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Throughout his career, pianist Nick Manson has appeared in a wide variety of musical settings. He played in Lenny Kravitz's band in the early 80s, wrote Emmy-winning themes for television, and also composed a large oeuvre of commercial music. With Mercator, he returns to the jazz he grew up with, playing original compositions in a quartet ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Keyboardist Nick Manson Releases "Mercator" with John Patitucci, Ian Froman & Andy Suzuki

Keyboardist Nick Manson Releases "Mercator" with John Patitucci, Ian Froman & Andy Suzuki

Mercator
Nick Manson, John Patitucci, Ian Froman, Andy Suzuki
Manasus Music
2008

Recorded in NYC on St. Patrick's Day, 2008, the improvisational music included within Mercator has little to do with luck, and everything to do with musicality, patience and soulful virtuosity.

Mercator is the result of four journeyman ...

Take Five With Nick Manson

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Meet Nick Manson: Originally from Seattle, Nick studied classical piano, privately for many years. He began writing music for big band as a sophomore in high school. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and the Dick Grove School in Los Angeles. He has performed, arranged, and produced on numerous occasions in the past ...


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