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How the Other Half Swings

Read "How the Other Half Swings" reviewed by Jeff Fitzgerald, Genius

If there has been a frequent criticism of the Genius Guide, besides the fact that it's hard to tell what the hell I'm going on about most of the time, it would be that I have largely ignored the contributions of women to Our Music. One would think, from the body of my work to this ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Rufus Reid at Mezzrow Jazz Club and Dizzy's Club Coca Cola

Read "Rufus Reid at Mezzrow Jazz Club and Dizzy's Club Coca Cola" reviewed by David Hadley Ray

Rufus Reid and Glenn Zaleski
Mezzrow Jazz Club
New York, NY
August, 20, 2017

Mezzrow's is an intimate space situated in the heart of Greenwich Village. A great little after-hours haunt in the city that never sleeps. The club space is narrow, but it's well suited for solo ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Henry Threadgill at Tilton Gallery

Read "Henry Threadgill at Tilton Gallery" reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

Henry Threadgill
Tilton Gallery
Plain as plain, in plain sight
New York City
November 17, 2017

Henry Threadgill is writing a memoir. Or has written it. Or is asking people to write it for him. It may be an audiobook. It might not be about the events of his ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Christian McBride and Tip City at Village Vanguard

Read "Christian McBride and Tip City at Village Vanguard" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

Christian McBride and Tip City
Village Vanguard
New York
November 29, 2017

With a jovial toast to his band and the packed and boisterous Vanguard crowd, Christian McBride and Tip City began their first set as you'd expect they'd kick off their second, burning on all cylinders, each player ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Brian Setzer Orchestra 2017 Christmas Rocks! Tour at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Read "The Brian Setzer Orchestra 2017 Christmas Rocks! Tour at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

The Brian Setzer Orchestra 2017 Christmas Rocks! Tour with the Texas Gentlemen
NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Westbury, NY
November 22, 2017

Brian Setzer's holiday tour has become an annual extravaganza. The man really gets into the Christmas spirit. The rockabilly and Americana guitarslinger has brought his holiday-themed spectacular along with his ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band at Birdland

Read "David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band at Birdland" reviewed by Tyran Grillo

David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
Birdland
New York, NY
November 22, 2017

Every Wednesday night at Birdland, concertgoers can be sure of having a rollickingly good time with David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band. But on 22 November 2017, this weekly making of music took on a mournful ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

PSYCHAUDIO: Connect

Read "Connect" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Is the name Psychaudio meant to imply “psycho" in the crazy way, you ask, or perhaps hint at psychedelia? The answer turns out to be bit--only a bit--of both. The jny: New York City quintet doesn't go completely off the rails on their debut release, nor do they dive completely into trippy headspace. The lineup is ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Diane Schuur at Birdland

Read "Diane Schuur at Birdland" reviewed by Tyran Grillo

Diane Schuur
Birdland
New York, NY
November 14, 2017

In the fall of 2017, Diane Schuur returned to New York City for a highly anticipated residency at Birdland. Bringing saxophonist Joel Frahm, bassist Roger Hines, and drummer Willie Jones III along for the ride, the singer and pianist showed ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Legendary Drummer Lenny White Launches New Venture: IYOUWE

Legendary Drummer Lenny White Launches New Venture: IYOUWE

With projects featuring: Joel Levine & Pete Levin IYOUWE is a musical collective created by Lenny White to promote real music in an ever-changing cultural terrain. The collective includes musicians, singers, poets, and rappers. Although many styles of music are embraced by this group, artists at IYOUWE are responding to the urgent need for a culture that ...

NEWS: RADIO

Mondo Jazz - New radio program focused on international jazz

Mondo Jazz - New radio program focused on international jazz

Mondo Jazz, a new radio program hosted by Italian-turned-New Yorker Ludovico Granvassu (Editor-in-Chief of italia.allaboutjazz.com), with a mission of showcasing international jazz that's not readily available on American airwaves. Starting on 15th of November, the show will broadcast on Wednesdays from 10 p.m. to midnight via Radio Free Brooklyn. From the host... "When I first moved to the ...


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