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Jazz Musician of the Day: Cecil Taylor

Jazz Musician of the Day: Cecil Taylor

All About Jazz is celebrating Cecil Taylor's birthday today!

“One of my wishes has been realized. I found love. It was difficult, but I found it. Because when Billy Holiday sang, “You don‘t know what love is,” great singers will tell you… it‘s a partnership. It‘s a sharing"....—-Cecil Taylor November 10, 2010 “Practice, to be ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Dave Douglas

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dave Douglas

All About Jazz is celebrating Dave Douglas' birthday today!

Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work and for keeping a diverse set of ensembles and projects active simultaneously. His unique contributions to improvised music have garnered distinguished recognition, including a ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Stefon Harris

Jazz Musician of the Day: Stefon Harris

All About Jazz is celebrating Stefon Harris' birthday today!

Vibraphonist-composer Stefon Harris is heralded as “one of the most important young artists in jazz" (The Los Angeles Times). He is unquestionably developing what will be a long and extraordinary career. Stefon Harris\' passionate artistry, energetic stage presence, and astonishing virtuosity have propelled him into the ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 25, 2019

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 25, 2019

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 Catherine Russell Alone Together (Dot Time) 323 270 +53 9 59 1 4 2 2 2 Vanessa Rubin Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron (Nibur) 279 231 +48 8 52 2 5 3 7 3 Greg Murphy Bright Idea (Whaling City Sound) 254 212 +42 1 45 1 9 4 10 4 Caesar Frazier Closer to the Truth (Savant) 247 201 +46 5 54 4 5 5 5 5 Joey DeFrancesco ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: George Benson

Jazz Musician of the Day: George Benson

All About Jazz is celebrating George Benson's birthday today!

Appreciated as both musician and performer by millions, George Benson has always had the duel personae of expert improviser and vibrant entertainer. He has always placed his keenly discerning art in the service of a rousing good time. Rounding out his singular approach with sly, seductive ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Mike Westbrook

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mike Westbrook

All About Jazz is celebrating Mike Westbrook's birthday today!

Born in High Wycombe in 1936, Mike Westbrook grew up in Torquay and was educated at Kelly College, Tavistock. He formed his first band while studying painting in Plymouth in 1958, moving to London in the early 1960s. He has led and composed for a succession ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Marian McPartland

Jazz Musician of the Day: Marian McPartland

All About Jazz is celebrating Marian McPartland's birthday today!

Marian McPartland has made jazz piano duets into something of an art form. Sure, it\'s been done before, but not very often. There are the Pete Johnson/Albert Ammons duet sessions that made both boogie pianists stars, but save for the occasional live performance where a couple ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Hr & Fru OrgelDuo Travels the World Vinyl & Comicbook Available now at Bandcamp!

Hr & Fru OrgelDuo Travels the World Vinyl & Comicbook Available now at Bandcamp!

Hr og Fru OrgelDuo Travels the World is the debut album of the danish band OrgelDuo. Armed with drums and a hammond organ, the masterminds Daniel Sommer and Simon Eskildsen want to guide listeners and readers in their new homemade universe. The two musicians have created an audio-visual experience which tells the story of two retired Danes from a small suburb. ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Eliane Elias

Jazz Musician of the Day: Eliane Elias

All About Jazz is celebrating Eliane Elias' birthday today!

Pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice with her virtuosic instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills. Made in Brazil, scheduled for release on March 31, 2015 on Concord Jazz, marks ...

Take Five with Guy Paz

Read "Take Five with Guy Paz" reviewed by Guy Paz

About Guy Paz:
Drummer, Composer, and Producer Guy Paz is one of the most promising musical voices emerging on the jazz, indie, funk, folk, pop, soul and R&B music scenes today. In his short time in the United States, Mr. Paz has gained international recognition as one of the most exciting and unique artists in ...