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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Little Feat at the Paramount

Read "Little Feat at the Paramount" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

Little Feat
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
May 27, 2017

Little Feat was formed in Los Angeles in 1969 by guitarist and lead vocalist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne. In addition to George and Payne, the classic line-up featured drummer Richie Hayward, guitarist Paul Barrere, bassist Kenny Gradney (who replaced ...

Krystle Warren

Read "Krystle Warren" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Singer-songwriter Krystle Warren was born in jny: Kansas City, and after spending several years in jny: New York City, moved to jny: Paris. In addition to important collaborations with the likes of Erykah Badu, Keziah Jones, Zap Mama, Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright, she has also released two EPs and two full-length albums with her long-time ...

Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, and the Buddha walk in to a bar...

Read "Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, and the Buddha walk in to a bar..." reviewed by Mark Corroto

Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp
Leo Records
2017

If you are looking for reviews of the seven new discs Ivo Perelman and Matthew Shipp released on Leo Records, you won't find them here. You probably won't find a proper review of the music elsewhere either, but ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

92Y Jazz In July Festival Announces 2017 Season - Bill Charlap, Artistic Director

92Y Jazz In July Festival Announces 2017 Season - Bill Charlap, Artistic Director

Featuring: Carl Allen, Walter Blanding, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Benny Golson, Jon Gordon, Jimmy Heath, Dick Hyman, Ingrid Jensen, Roger Kellaway, Brian Lynch, Harold Mabern, Dennis Mackrel, Jane Monheit, Jeremy Pelt, Ken Peplowski, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Gary Smulyan, Sandy Stewart, Warren Vaché Subscriptions and Single Tickets on Sale Now
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NEWS: TV / FILM

Jazz Feel in New York Film

Jazz Feel in New York Film

Jazz was so potent in the 1950s that young experimental filmmakers in New York tried to express the improvisational feel with motion and abstraction. I've been doing a bit of research lately on the subject. Here are four of the best by the New York school of filmmakers with a fifth as a bonus. Here's D.A. Pennebaker's ...

Swinging with Sartre: Jazz Is Like Bananas

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“Jazz is like bananas, it must be consumed on the spot."

These immortal words were first brought to life by the famous French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre in an article that appeared in the Saturday Review, November 29, 1947. The article, titled I Discovered Jazz in America, was written after a visit to jny: New ...

Texas Jazz Crooner Ken Slavin Makes Don’t Tell Mama Debut With Acclaimed Saloon Show, “Shaken, Not Stirred”

Texas Jazz Crooner Ken Slavin Makes Don’t Tell Mama Debut With Acclaimed Saloon Show, “Shaken, Not Stirred”

The number-one male jazz singer in the home of the Alamo makes his Don’t Tell Mama debut during Tony Award Weekend with “Shaken, Not Stirred – With A Tony Twist!” Slavin’s first engagement at the legendary cabaret at 343 W. 46th Street in the heart of the Theater District will feature two shows: Friday, June 9 at ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

How An "Oddball" Venue In Brooklyn Became A Haven For Artists

How An "Oddball" Venue In Brooklyn Became A Haven For Artists

This article explores the phenomenon that is Brooklyn's National Sawdust, a new venue and crew working to make life easier for artists by helping them to bring their vision to life onstage, while attracting new potential fans. Guest post by Dana Tom of Eventbrite Being an artist in New York City means knowing how to hustle. Urban life ...

Heritage/Evolution: PRISM Quartet With Joe Lovano in Philadelphia (June 3) and New York City (June 4)

Heritage/Evolution: PRISM Quartet With Joe Lovano in Philadelphia (June 3) and New York City (June 4)

Joe Lovano: “My new work, 'Super Sonix,' is inspired by and dedicated to the genius and Third Stream pioneer Gunther Schuller, as well as modern jazz master Ornette Coleman, both of whom I’ve been associated with. I also drew from my personal experiences playing within some great saxophone sections: The Woody Herman Band, Mel Lewis Jazz ...

Philadelphia Jazz: A Brief History

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This article was first published at the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia website.

Jazz began to emerge as a distinct musical style around the turn of the twentieth century, a merging of two vernacular African American musical styles--ragtime and blues--with elements of popular music. New Orleans, the “cradle of jazz," was the most important city in ...


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