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NEWS: RECORDING

New Bob Mintzer Big Band – New York Voices Album, "Meeting Of Minds," Out Now From MCG Jazz

New Bob Mintzer Big Band – New York Voices Album, "Meeting Of Minds," Out Now From MCG Jazz

“Meeting of Minds focuses on the integration of voices with the big band. The combination of the dynamic writing styles of Bob Mintzer and Darmon Meader, from New York Voices, produces a very dense yet very fresh sonic palette. There are subtle harmonic and rhythmic nuances in the arrangements that blend together to deliver an engaging musical journey. The ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 25, 2018

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 25, 2018

All About Jazz publishes the weekly JazzWeek radio chart. Discover new releases, track chart movement, and learn what is being played on jazz radio stations around the United States. Enjoy!

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Joey Alexander Eclipse (Motema) 302 285 +17 2 49 1 7 2 2 2 Kenny Barron Quintet Concentric Circles (Blue Note) 287 257 +30 5 58 2 7 3 3 3 Eddie Henderson Be Cool (Smoke Sessions) 272 246 +26 1 55 2 7 4 4 4 Don Braden Earth, Wind and Wonder (Creative Perspective Music) 254 242 +12 2 53 2 8 5 5 5 Jim Snidero & Jeremy ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Hermeto Pascoal

Jazz Musician of the Day: Hermeto Pascoal

All About Jazz is celebrating Hermeto Pascoal's birthday today!

Hermeto Pascoal is a prolific musician and composer who transcends category. Hermeto often uses unconventional instruments such as teapots, children\'s toys, found objects, and—sometimes, without harming them—live animals. He uses nature as a basis for his compositions, as in his Música da Lagoa, where the musicians ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eric Reed

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eric Reed

All About Jazz is celebrating Eric Reed's birthday today!

When you think of hard-driving swing, daring expression, sophistication and elegance in artistry, formidable technique and a thunderous sound, there are only a very small handful of contemporary pianists you think of and one of them is most assuredly ERIC REED. But don’t think of him ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eric Dolphy

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eric Dolphy

All About Jazz is celebrating Eric Dolphy's birthday today!

Eric Allan Dolphy was a jazz musician who played alto saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. Dolphy was one of several groundbreaking jazz alto players to rise to prominence in the 1960s. He was also the first important bass clarinet soloist in jazz, and among the earliest ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: John Hollenbeck

Jazz Musician of the Day: John Hollenbeck

All About Jazz is celebrating John Hollenbeck's birthday today!

John Hollenbeck\'s versatility as a percussionist and composer is revealed in a body of work that challenges countless boundaries. Performances with Fred Hersh, Kenny Wheeler and Bob Brookmeyer have showcased Hollenbeck\'s melodic and sensitive small-group jazz drumming. His unique approach to big band work is evident ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today!

Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tony Scott

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tony Scott

All About Jazz is celebrating Tony Scott's birthday today!

Tony Scott, a distinguished jazz clarinetist who in the 1950s helped steer his instrument out of the swing era and into the sax-infested waters of bebop. With Buddy DeFranco, Mr. Scott was considered one of the leading bebop clarinetists. (The two men were often described as ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tom Harrell

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tom Harrell

All About Jazz is celebrating Tom Harrell's birthday today!

Praised by Newsweek for his pure melodic genius, Tom Harrell is widely recognized as one of the most creative and uncompromising jazz instrumentalists and composers of our time. Even with a discography of over 260 recordings and a career that spans more than four decades, Harrell ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 18, 2018

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 18, 2018

All About Jazz publishes the weekly JazzWeek radio chart. Discover new releases, track chart movement, and learn what is being played on jazz radio stations around the United States. Enjoy!

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Joey Alexander Eclipse (Motema) 285 322 -37 0 53 1 6 2 3 2 Kenny Barron Quintet Concentric Circles (Blue Note) 257 259 -2 0 50 2 6 3 2 3 Eddie Henderson Be Cool (Smoke Sessions) 246 262 -16 0 53 2 6 4 4 4 Don Braden Earth, Wind and Wonder (Creative Perspective Music) 242 234 +8 3 51 2 7 5 7 5 Jim Snidero & Jeremy ...