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Love Song for August

Read "Love Song for August" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

The first broadcast in August included new releases from Veronica Swift, John Storie, Wendy Kirkland, Gretje Angell, Sara Gazarek and Wayne Wallace and Moy Eng, with birthday shout outs to Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, pianists Diane Moser and Josh Nelson, plus vocalists Kat Edmonson, KJ Denhart, Kevin Mahogany, Baby Jane Dexter, and ...

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Popsicle Illusion and Sweet Summer Love

Read "Popsicle Illusion and Sweet Summer Love" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This midsummer broadcast Included new releases from vocalists Lori Williams, Barb Jungr and Lisa Rich, pianists George Cables, Hiroe Sekine, and a 10th anniversary reissue from bassist John Miller, with birthday shout outs to Jazz Masters Annie Ross and Joanne Brackeen, plus vocalists Lainie Cooke, Janis Siegel, Nnenna Freelon, Karrin Allyson and Carla Hassett, among others. ...

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I'll Remember April - Happy Jazz Appreciation Month!

Read "I'll Remember April - Happy Jazz Appreciation Month!" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

A smooth segue from Women's History into Jazz Appreciation Month, commencing with a celebration of Gene Bertoncini, Freddie Hubbard and John Pizzarelli's birthdays in the first hour and concluding with a celebration of Billie Holiday in the final hour, plus new releases from Ashley Pezzotti, Ulysses Owens, Jr., Alicia Olatuja and Claire Martin & Jim Mullen ...

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Songs to Aging Children Come

Read "Songs to Aging Children Come" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This week we celebrate new releases by vocalist Cyrille Aimee, pianist Betty Bryant, saxophonist Jazmin Ghent and we give a look at some interesting old and new duets of songs by Joni Mitchell, including a new single by Carol Lipnik and Rachelle Garniez in the final hour. Then some shout outs to Barbara Carroll, Etta James, ...

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From Newk To Tatum, Trane And Wayne

Read "From Newk To Tatum, Trane And Wayne" reviewed by Marc Cohn

We kick off this week with a question from singer Teri Roiger, answered by John Coltrane (on the newly discovered Both Directions at Once sessions with the classic quartet).

This week we also begin our Sonny Rollins celebration with tracks by singer Babs Gonzales from 1949, when Newk was a mere 19-year-old. And have ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Teri Roiger And Friends - Thelonious Monk - Celebrating 100 Years On October 8 At Senate Garage

Teri Roiger And Friends - Thelonious Monk - Celebrating 100 Years On October 8 At Senate Garage

October 8 at Senate Garage (October 7 Ticket Purchase Deadline!) Musicians:
Teri Roiger (voice)
Judi Silvano (voice)
Jay Collins (saxophone)
Pete Levin (piano)
John Menegon (bass)
Jeff Siegel (drums) Dear Music Lovers! JAZZ @ SENATE GARAGE is excited to announce our new season, beginning Sunday, ...

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Teri Roiger Appearing At Mezzrow in NYC On September 12 with Frank Kimbrough, John Menegon And Steve Williams

Teri Roiger Appearing At Mezzrow in NYC On September 12 with Frank Kimbrough, John Menegon And Steve Williams

Performing Teri Roiger latest release Ghost of Yesterday: Shades of Lady Day Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
8pm & 9:30pm
MEZZROW
164 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10014
646-476-4346 TERI ROIGER: voice
JOHN MENEGON: bass
FRANK KIMBROUGH: piano
STEVE WILLIAMS: drums New York ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Teri Roiger: Dear Abbey: the Music of Abbey Lincoln

Read "Dear Abbey: the Music of Abbey Lincoln" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

With Dear Abbey, singer Teri Roiger does something remarkable. She interprets thirteen of vocalist Abbey Lincoln's compositions, maintaining the legendary singer's emotive articulation and dramatic delivery, yet marking each song with her own individuality. She thus pays the ultimate homage to an innovator who blazed her own unique artistic path.

Roiger's warm contralto, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Teri Roiger: Misterioso

Read "Misterioso" reviewed by Tom Pierce

Phrases such as “different", “interesting" and “ultra hip" in a review often reflects a less than a positive assessment. However, vocalist Teri Roiger's Misterioso, simply travels a uniquely compelling road than most conventional jazz vocal recordings.

The absence of a piano allows a distinctive framework of masterful support and interaction by her husband John Menegon on ...