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E. J. Decker: Bluer Than Velvet: The Prysock Project

Read "Bluer Than Velvet: The Prysock Project" reviewed by Geno Thackara

E.J. Decker probably could write a book if they asked him--his shaping influences and history of musical collaborations (not to mention social activism) would make it a fascinating one indeed--but it would be so much nicer to hear him sing it. A voice smooth as, well, velvet (pardon the obvious simile) lets him put a rich ...

Seven woMEN 2018 – Part III

Read "Seven woMEN 2018 – Part III" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Look what creeped into my monthly column... and herein exist end-of-the-year-recordings...(you decide which ones).

Ben Paterson
That Old Feeling
Cellar Live Records
2018

Everything about pianist/vocalist Ben Paterson's Cellar Live release, That Old Feeling is delightful. This recording is a beautiful throwback, with just a touch of ...

Bill Cote: Where Do You Start

Read "Where Do You Start" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Sometimes preconceived notions about recordings can be smashed to smithereens in the most wonderful way. What, yet another GAS-and-jazz-standards recording--this one a debut from a middle-age male vocalist whose main gig is law? Well, quoting TV Land's “Gomer Pyle," “Surprise, surprise!" And, a most enjoyable musical discovery in the Cracker Jack® box it is.

Jeff Hackworth: Soul To Go!

Read "Soul To Go!" reviewed by Edward Blanco

His fifth album as leader and follow up to the critically acclaimed Night Owl (Big Bridge Music, 2011), Jeff Hackworth's Soul To Go! offers a brash new statement packed with bop, blues and soulful renditions of jazz classics. A New York-based saxophonist of note, and like many a great sax men--Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

All About Jazz is celebrating Arthur Prysock's birthday today!

During his prolific 43-year recording career, romantic crooner Arthur Prysock was heard primarily in the company of big bands or string sections. On his nearly 60 albums, mostly for the Old Town label, Prysock found his deep, velvety tones cushioned with violins or brass. His tender music ...

NEWS: RADIO

"Another Kind Of Funky Drummer", A Tribute To Ronald Shannon Jackson On WPFW This Friday Night

"Another Kind Of Funky Drummer", A Tribute To Ronald Shannon Jackson On WPFW This Friday Night

Tune in to WPFW radio’s Overnight Jazz Part I, this Friday beginning at 12AM (midnight) for “Another Kind of Funky Drummer”, a tribute to Ronald Shannon Jackson, who passed into ancestry this past weekend. In addition to the varied Jackson music to be heard as presented by program host Bobby Hill, the program will also feature a rare, never before heard ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

All About Jazz is celebrating Arthur Prysock's birthday today!

During his prolific 43-year recording career, romantic crooner Arthur Prysock was heard primarily in the company of big bands or string sections. On his nearly 60 albums, mostly for the Old Town label, Prysock found his deep, velvety tones cushioned with violins or brass. His tender music ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Michael Andrews On Wed. Oct. 17th In Media PA!

Michael Andrews On Wed. Oct. 17th In Media PA!

Appearing at Jazz Bridge in Media! at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County West Rose Tree Road in Media, PA—on October 17th is singer Michael Andrews. One show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 610-745-3011. Jazz Bridge, a 501C public charity that assists area ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

All About Jazz is celebrating Arthur Prysock's birthday today!

During his prolific 43-year recording career, romantic crooner Arthur Prysock was heard primarily in the company of big bands or string sections. On his nearly 60 albums, mostly for the Old Town label, Prysock found his deep, velvety tones cushioned with violins or brass. His tender music ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

Jazz Musician of the Day: Arthur Prysock

All About Jazz is celebrating Arthur Prysock's birthday today!



Arthur Prysock

Arthur Prysock - vocals (1929 - 1997) During his prolific 43-year recording career, romantic crooner Arthur Prysock was heard primarily in the company of big bands or string sections. On his nearly 60 albums, mostly for the Old Town label... ...