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NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist/Composer/Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant New Release February 15 - Smolder - With Jeb Patton, Cameron Brown, Ted Nash And More!

Vocalist/Composer/Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant New Release February 15 - Smolder - With Jeb Patton, Cameron Brown, Ted Nash And More!

Vocalist/Composer/Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant—New Release February 15—Smolder with Jeb Patton, Cameron Brown, Ted Nash and more! Kristen Lee Sergeant is a vocalist with effervescent energy, musical intensity and dramatic flair. Her debut record, Inside Out, was a Downbeat Editor's Pick. Smolder is a story of fire—fully ablaze or newly extinguished, and is set to further ignite her ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Darrell Grant Black Art @ 25 Quartet at Birdland Theater

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Darrell Grant Black Art @ 25 Quartet
Birdland Theater
New York
January 16, 2019

In the tumultuous, twenty-five year interim since his debut, Black Art took the early to mid-'90s jazz community by storm. Pianist Darrell Grant has built for himself a solid, respected, and steady, if low-profile rep; an unapologetic, ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Billie Holiday: Lady Sings The Blues

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Lady Sings The Blues
Billie Holiday/William Dufty
180 Pages
ISBN: 978-0-241-35129-1
Penguin Modern Classics
2018

For many, Billie Holiday was the greatest of all the jazz singers, while her emotive delivery and tragic persona seemed to embody the early jazz life in all its boho chic and with all ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Alfonso Adan - Jazz guitarist and composer begins a colorful new chapter with New Morning

Alfonso Adan - Jazz guitarist and composer begins a colorful new chapter with New Morning

In a city that’s always moving at high speed, Alfonso Adan remembers the value of quiet and patience. The world-travelling guitarist has had a long and colorful journey from his roots in Europe to his current working life in and around Greenwich Village, New York. The music bug first struck at age six, and that same ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Dr. Monty Alexander At Birdland On January 15-19 With "Love Letters" From Jamaica To Jazz!

Dr. Monty Alexander At Birdland On January 15-19 With "Love Letters" From Jamaica To Jazz!

THE LEGENDARY JAMAICAN PIANO MASTER
Dr. Monty Alexander
Love Notes: From Jamaica to Jazz
At Birdland from January 15-19
Reserve Now! Monty Alexander: piano
JJ Shakur: bass
Jason Brown: drums January 15-19, 2019
Birdland
315 W. 44th St.
New York, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

Winter JazzFest's Weekend Marathon: A Survival Guide

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With each passing year, Winter JazzFest--New York's premiere jazz festival--has expanded the number of venues presenting an increasingly diverse array of musicians. There are several ways to approach a programme as dense and exciting as the 2019 edition of the two-day Marathon spanning January 11th and 12th. Thanks to an embarrassment of riches, festival goers face ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Nu Jazz Agency Announces The Inaugural Performance Of The Winners Of The 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition In NYC On January 14, 2019 At Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

The Nu Jazz Agency Announces The Inaugural Performance Of The Winners Of The 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition In NYC On January 14, 2019 At Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

The Nu Jazz Agency, a leader in the non-profit musical arts industry, has announced the inaugural performance in the 2019 season of the winners of the 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition held this past June in Huntington, West Virginia. Ben Paterson (Philadelphia, PA: First Place); Rina Yamazaki (Saitama, Japan: Second Place & The Nu ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five with Charu Suri

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About Charu Suri

Born in South India, Charu Suri started playing the piano at the age of five, and also studied the veena as well as Carnatic music (vocals). A concert pianist since the age of nine, Suri has performed in several venues in India, including Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi, as well as in ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Ted Rosenthal: Dear Erich, A Jazz Opera

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Ted Rosenthal is one of the most renowned pianists of his generation. He won first prize at the second Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition and has been awarded several NEA grants as a composer. Well known as the pianist in Gerry Mulligan's final quartet, Rosenthal has recorded or performed with many other artists, including Bob ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dezron Douglas: Black Lion

Read "Black Lion" reviewed by Geno Thackara

It's striking, regal, moody, even a bit dangerous--and that's just the cover. Whatever statement Dezron Douglas is making with the name of this EP (also shared by the freshly formed sextet behind it), it's probably one with layers of meaning and history. As you might expect from someone versatile enough to be among jny: New York ...