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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Tedeschi Trucks Band with Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers at Red Rocks

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Tedeschi Trucks Band with Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers
Red Rocks Amphitheater
Denver, CO
July 29-30, 2017

The Tedeschi Trucks juggernaut continues to snowball. The band's inaugural Denver concert in November 2011 was at the Fillmore Auditorium; capacity 3,000. The venue quickly shifted to an annual summer show at Red ...

Charles Bradley - Live from the House of Soul

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Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band
Live from the House of Soul
Daptone Records
Valutazione: * * *
2016

Il cortile dello stabile dove ha sede la Daptone Records fa da scenario alla performance di Charles Bradley con la Menahan Street Band. Chi segue la scena del soul contemporaneo ricorderà ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Umbria Jazz Festival 2014

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Umbria Jazz Festival 2014
Perugia, Italy
July 11-20, 2014

There are many jazz festivals held in beautiful places. There are many festivals that run for 10 or more days and consistently offer first-rate programs. There are even a few that claim a history as long as 41 years. But there is ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Nice Jazz Festival 2014

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Nizza--Francia

8-12.07.2014

Quest'anno, guardando il cartellone del Festival Jazz di Nizza, a prima vista si lamentava l'assenza di vere e proprie superstar, com'era accaduto nelle edizioni precedenti, ma a rassegna finita possiamo dire che non son mancate le piacevoli sorprese. Sia ben chiaro, molti nomi di prima grandezza erano presenti, ma forse ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Tribute to Nina Simone at the Beehive on Wednesday, January 25 Features Terri Lynn Washington and Sharon Jones

A musical tribute to blues singer Nina Simone, featuring Terri Lynn Washington and Sharon Jones is taking place at the Beehive Jazz Club at 541 Tremont Street in Boston's South End on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. The night of great music is complimented by Beehive Chef Rebecca Newell's award-winning menu of dinner ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Various Artists: 101 Things to Do in Bongolia

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101 Things to Do in Bongolia compiles the first year of 45 RPM singles, plus a few bonus remixes and other surprises, released and digitally compiled by Brooklyn-based Electric Cowbell Records, founded by percussionist/entrepreneur Jim Thomson. Thomson also plays in two bands featured here (the CSC Funk Band, and Bio Ritmo) and has continued Cowbell operations ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Jazz Mergers & Acquisitions

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T. K. Blue

Latin Bird

Motéma Music

2011

Saxophonist Charlie “Bird" Parker is primarily remembered as an incendiary, revolutionary, improvisatory soloist, but he often expressed his style through composition, and many of Parker's original tunes became part of the modern jazz canon. Latin Bird, saxophonist T.K. Blue's label ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Sharon Jones from Jameson to Fela Kuti, Preshow Rites of a Soul Band

SHARON JONES is, as the saying goes, the real deal. A 5-foot-1 vocal powerhouse who has been nicknamed the Queen of Funk, Ms. Jones, 53, grew up singing at home in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, in church and in local bands.

But professional success in music eluded her; for a time she worked as a prison guard ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Playboy Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Playboy Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

The Neville Brothers, Sharon Jones and the Dap- Kings, the Wayne Shorter Quartet and Kenny G are among the performers slated to appear at the 31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival, June 13-14 at the Hollywood Bowl.

In addition to the Neville Brothers and Sharon Jones, Saturday's lineup will feature a 50th anniversary salute to Miles Davis' class ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Playboy Jazz Fest Announces Lineup

Playboy Jazz Fest Announces Lineup

Quincy Jones had a twofold purpose in taking the podium at Wednesday's announcement of the 31st annual Playboy Jazz Festival.

First he continued his advocacy for a secretary of the arts Cabinet position; second he introduced 23-year-old Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez, whom he has taken under his wing over the past few years.

Rodriguez, who ...


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