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Jazz Musician of the Day: John Coltrane

Jazz Musician of the Day: John Coltrane

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

John William Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. At the age of three his family moved to High Point, NC, where young Coltrane spent his early years. His father, John Robert Coltrane, died in 1939, leaving twelve year- old John and his ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 25, 2017

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 25, 2017

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 Christian McBride Big Band Bringin' It (Mack Avenue) 302 269 +33 6 61 1 3 2 2 2 Harold Mabern To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions) 262 262 0 1 55 2 6 3 6 3 CÃcile McLorin Salvant Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue) 257 219 +38 7 56 3 3 4 3 4 Cyrus Chestnut There's A ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Ken Vandermark

Jazz Musician of the Day: Ken Vandermark

All About Jazz is celebrating Ken Vandermark's birthday today!

For the past 20 years, Ken Vandermark has been exploring and working to expand the possibilities of improvised and composed music in North America and Europe. Since moving to Chicago from Boston in 1989, he\'s performed and recorded in a variety of contexts, and with many ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Steve Coleman

Jazz Musician of the Day: Steve Coleman

All About Jazz is celebrating Steve Coleman's birthday today!

Steve began playing music just days before his 14th birthday as a freshman at South Shore High School on the south side of Chicago. His first instrument was violin but later that year he switched to the alto saxophone. For three years Steve studied the basics ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Muhal Richard Abrams

Jazz Musician of the Day: Muhal Richard Abrams

All About Jazz is celebrating Muhal Richard Abrams' birthday today!

Muhal Richard Abrams..... World renowned pianist and composer has been in the forefront of the contemporary music scene for well over forty years. Muhal is a co-founder of The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), founder of The AACM School of Music and ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Nils Petter Molvaer

Jazz Musician of the Day: Nils Petter Molvaer

All About Jazz is celebrating Nils Petter Molvaer's birthday today!

Nils Petter Molvær (NPM), Norwegian trumpet player, composer and producer, connects multiple music styles—jazz, ambient, house, electronic and break beats, as well as elements from hip hop, rock and pop music—and effortlessly melts them into convincing soundscapes of deep intensity. Born in 1960 on the ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Jack McDuff

Jazz Musician of the Day: Jack McDuff

All About Jazz is celebrating Jack McDuff's birthday today!

Brother Jack McDuff, was one of the handful of leading exponents of the soul jazz style created on Hammond organ by Jimmy Smith in the late 1950s. The instrument at the heart of the soul jazz style was the Hammond B-3 organ, usually in the company ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Byrd

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Byrd

All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Byrd's birthday today!

Charlie Byrd jammed with Django Reinhardt, recorded with Woody Herman, studied with the great Segovia, and with Stan Getz introduced the Brazilian bossa nova to international audiences. He then proceeded to form a super guitar trio with Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis... Read more.

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NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 18, 2017

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 18, 2017

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 5 1 Christian McBride Big Band Bringin' It (Mack Avenue) 269 206 +63 9 56 1 2 2 2 2 Harold Mabern To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions) 262 253 +9 3 57 2 5 3 1 3 Cyrus Chestnut There's A Sweet, Sweet Spirit (HighNote) 259 261 -2 3 52 1 6 4 4 4 John Beasley Monk'estra Vol. ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Julian "Cannonball" Adderley

Jazz Musician of the Day: Julian "Cannonball" Adderley

All About Jazz is celebrating Julian “Cannonball" Adderley's birthday today!

Both as the leader of his own bands as well as an alto and soprano saxophone stylist, Julian Edwin “Cannonball" Adderley was one of the progenitors of the swinging, rhythmically robust style of music that became known as hard-bop. Born September 15, 1928, into a ...


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