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Lenny White Podcast - He Hosts In-Depth Interviews With Ron Carter, Mike Clarke, DJ Logic And More! Listen And Learn!

Lenny White Podcast - He Hosts In-Depth Interviews With Ron Carter, Mike Clarke, DJ Logic And More!  Listen And Learn!

IYOUWE Universe Podcast now available!
Click here to hear the new IYOUWE Universe Podcast. The brand new interview podcast, IYOUWE Universe, is out now on all major podcast hosts! Hosted by Lenny White, the podcast delivers candid interviews with some of music's most influential figures. First three episodes:
Ron Carter | Mike Clark | ...

ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Charlie Parker Festival 2018

Read "Charlie Parker Festival 2018" reviewed by Richard Conde

The City Parks Foundation kicked off it's 26th annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival honoring the legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker. Festival highlights included Charles Tolliver's 50th anniversary of ”Paper Man" on Friday August 24th at Marcus Garvey Park. This event honored jazz trumpeter Charles Tolliver's 1968 album, which was hailed for it's cutting edge avant -garde approach. ...

ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Charlie Parker Festival 2018

Read "Charlie Parker Festival 2018" reviewed by Rudolph Lu

Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park's Summer Stage was the site of two separate concerts that were part of New York City's Charlie Parker Festival 2018. This 26th edition truly celebrated the diversity and styles of jazz.

August 24th opened with noted vocalist Brianna Thomas performing jazz standards with her talented swinging band. Charles Tolliver led ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Jade Choi

Jade Choi is a New York-based Jazz vocalist. She is originally from South Korea. Her influences from Christian gospel background have led her into the music field. She sings her belief about life, love, hope, and dreams. Jade believes Music is powerful enough to either save one person’s soul or destroy it. She wants to be herself as an instrument to bring the light into people’s hearts.

Moon Sugar

Moon Sugar is an instrumental band that fuses elements of Funk, Rock, and Jazz. Their music blends improvised and composed music seamlessly, all while packing a serious punch. They have performed at a number of NYC and NJ venues such as Shrine, Pianos, Club Bonafide, ShapeShifter Lab, Mexicali Live, and many more. Be sure to catch their next show as they always deliver a powerful musical experience!

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Bob James: Piano Player

Read "Bob James: Piano Player" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

In a career that spans about five decades, Bob James has made an impact on a variety of musical genres. His roots are in jazz, but he has run the gamut from playing avant-garde jazz on the outer fringes--which he was doing when discovered by Quincy Jones--to composing and arranging for a variety of people in ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Bob Reynolds: Communication Is Key

Read "Bob Reynolds: Communication Is Key" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Bob Reynolds, a saxophonist and composer of note with nine recordings under his own name and a work load that has him playing with artists like Larry Carlton, Snarky Puppy, Josh Groban, John Mayer and others, pauses when considering the genre of jazz and how he fits in.

Reynolds doesn't have to apply his ...

ARTICLE: ONE LP

Ron Carter: Antonin Dvorak: New World Symphony

Read "Ron Carter: Antonin Dvorak: New World Symphony" reviewed by William Ellis

"My record of import is one I heard in 1962 when I heard the melody played by Yusef Lateef on oboe. I later found out the record he made on this disc was called “Goin' Home" which is one of the movements from a Dvorak Symphony. So I went out and bought the disc--that would have ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson at The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Read "Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson at The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson
The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
The Stars Align Tour
Wantagh, NY
August 14, 2018

Jeff Beck, IS the “Master of the Stratocaster." He is rock royalty. A two-time inductee into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame, ...

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Jazz Near You Platform Improvements: Summer 2018

Jazz Near You Platform Improvements: Summer 2018

The Jazz Near You platform continually improves resulting in an ever-growing list of concerts and venues while boosting event attendance and ticket sales worldwide. Some recent improvements include: Jazz Festival Directory Sorted by Date Festival? Add your 2018 or 2019 dates to your Jazz Near You festival page. When you do, your festival information will appear on our ...