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NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Pianist/Vocalist - Loston Harris - From The Bejing Blue Note To Bemelmans!

Pianist/Vocalist - Loston Harris - From The Bejing Blue Note To Bemelmans!

Loston Harris Trio- Upcoming Performances 2018: February 2-3: Blue Note (Bejing, China)
February 14: Black Rock Center (Maryland)
February 16: San Jose Jazz (California)
February 17-18: SFJAZZ (California)
March 14: Broward Center for the Performing Arts (Florida)
April 17- June 30: Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle (NYC) "The ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

NYC Winter Jazzfest 2018 - The Friday Marathon

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NYC Winter Jazzfest
The Friday Marathon
New York, NY
January 12, 2018

As the setting sun ushered in the first of two NYC Winter Jazzfest marathon nights on Friday, January 12, the only thing that seemed to be missing was winter itself. After coping with a deep freeze for weeks, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Never Alone: Reflections on the 2018 Winter Jazzfest

Read "Never Alone: Reflections on the 2018 Winter Jazzfest" reviewed by Tyran Grillo

Ornette Coleman once said that sound has no parents. But that doesn't mean we can't be its children. On that point, jazz has always been something of a parental force, connecting progenies of representation across geographic and cultural borders. Its relationship to struggle has, however, at times been overshadowed by debate. On the one hand, jazz ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers @ NYC Winter Jazzfest

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Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers
Le Poisson Rouge
NYC Winter Jazzfest
New York, NY
January 1, 2018

By the time José James took to the stage for his headlining slot on a quadruple-bill event that served as the second stand-alone concert in the 2018 NYC Winter ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Carl Bartlett, Jr. at Jazz At Kitano

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Carl Bartlett, Jr.
Jazz At Kitano
New York, NY
December 14, 2017

Sad to say, in jazz and certainly all music, often hidden from public view are good musicians, who, for any reason have not yet been given their due. Some exist slightly outside the frame but produce ...

ARTICLE: MIXCLOUD

Audioguide: New Protest Music

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Jazz has a rich history as protest music, but it seems that, over the past year or so, this message in the music has come to the fore again. This month's mix captures the current wave of protest in jazz, where every tune has a story to tell.

First up is an atmospheric track ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Upcoming Appearances From Pianist Ryan Slatko To Feature Music From His Debut Album "First Impressions"

Upcoming Appearances From Pianist Ryan Slatko To Feature Music From His Debut Album "First Impressions"

Following his performance and musical direction in the world premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat King Cole! that debuted in Pennsylvania late last year, pianist Ryan Slatko is beginning the New Year with a series of shows in support of his latest release, First Impressions. Slatko, who is a native of Florida and recent graduate of New York ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist/Pianist/Songwriter Nicole Zuraitis's "Hive Mind" - New Release On Dot Time Records!

Vocalist/Pianist/Songwriter Nicole Zuraitis's "Hive Mind" - New Release On Dot Time Records!

Nicole Zuraitis: Hive Mind
An Exciting Mix of Originals, Jazz & Pop! APAP Performance
January 12, 2018
10pm at 55 Bar! 55 Bar Residency 2018
Begins February 8th January 12- APAP Performance at 55 Bar- 10pm Dan Pugach Nonet featuring Nicole Zuratis
Nicole Zuraitis: Voice
David ...

NEWS: EVENT

Highlights In Jazz - 45th Anniversary Gala in New York City

Highlights In Jazz - 45th Anniversary Gala in New York City

Announcing a lineup update: Vocalist Allan Harris tapped for opening concert, following the passing of the great Kevin Mahogany The Highlights In Jazz 45th Anniversary Gala launches the 46th season, Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 8 P.M., featuring the Bucky Pizzarelli Trio with guitarist Russell Malone, and bassist Martin Pizzarelli. Acclaimed singer Allan Harris just added to the ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Never Say No to a Rock Star: In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More

Read "Never Say No to a Rock Star: In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Never Say No to a Rock Star: In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More
Glenn Berger
4569 (Kindle) Pages
ISBN: # 9781943156108
e: Schaffner Press
2016

“Never Say No to a Rock Star" is Glen Berger's lively account of his experiences participating in the production of ...