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ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Headliners and Rising Stars at the 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

This year marked one of the best and most well-balanced indoor (paid indoor events) and (free) outdoor lineups at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (FIJM). The strength of the lineup stretched across genres and also maintained a consistency over the course of ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the complete lineup for the festival’s 17th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 22 to June 30 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 300-plus shows at 20 venues. The 2018 Festival is presented in three series — ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Making Music

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Victor Wooten & Carter Beauford
Making Music
Hudson Music
2002

One of my favorite VHS tapes in High School around 14 years ago was the Hudson Music recording called Making Music, featuring Carter Beauford and Victor Wooten. This recording is still available from Hudson Music and, as of 2002, the film ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bottom’s Up: John Clayton, Rodney Whitaker, Victor Wooten at the Mesa Arts Center

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Bottom's Up: John Clayton, Rodney Whitaker, Victor Wooten
Mesa Arts Center
Mesa, AZ
September 27, 2013

West Coast bassist John Clayton created a trio called “Bottom's Up" with fellow bassists Rodney Whitaker and Victor Wooten for a 90-minute concert that showcased their collective and individual talent. An audience opting to attend ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Days 4-10: June 27-July 3, 2011

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TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2011
Toronto, Canada
June 24-July 3, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

On Monday evening, fans had a few hard choices to make among the headliners. At Koerner Hall, award-winning Dee Dee Bridgewater paid tribute to Lady Day, Billie Holiday.

Meanwhile at the Enwave Theatre, Kurt Elling ...

ARTICLE: DOWNLOAD REVIEWS

Bela Fleck And The Flecktones: Lexington, Kentucky / April 6, 2004

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Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
Lexington, Kentucky / April 6, 2004
Live Music Archive
2004

Author's note: This is the first of what hopefully will be an ongoing series of reviews of legal free music downloads from various internet sources. This is one of several Bela Fleck concerts ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Little Worlds/Ten From Little Worlds

Read "Little Worlds/Ten From Little Worlds" reviewed by Doug Collette

Little Worlds is a gorgeous package of three compact discs on which Bela Fleck and the Flecktones seamlessly interweave inspiration, creative spontaneity and judicious production.

The crystalline sound quality is just one of the constants deriving from collaboration between Bela himself and recordists Robert and Richard Battaglia: it’s a pleasure to listen to this ...

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones: Left of Cool

Read "Left of Cool" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Bela Fleck is one of the most innovative musicians in contemporary jazz: he has completely recast the role of the banjo in jazz. Honorary Flecktone Jeff Coffin joins the fold on Left Of Cool, a lengthy and intermittently absorbing CD. Coffin is a Nashville saxophonist who's far jazzier than Paul McCandless, the saxman who usually plays ...