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NEWS: FESTIVAL

North East Florida Jazz Association To Host Jazz Festival

North East Florida Jazz Association To Host Jazz Festival

The North East Florida Jazz Association (NEFJA) is celebrating their 25th anniversary by presenting a one-day Jazz Festival featuring some of the best national and local musicians on the jazz scene today. The Jazz Festival will be from 1:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the Ormond Beach Center for the Performing Arts. “For ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Trombonist Vincent Gardner to Perform in Daytona Beach on January 22

Trombonist Vincent Gardner to Perform in Daytona Beach on  January 22

The North East Florida Jazz Association (NEFJA) will present trombonist Vincent Gardner in concert on Sunday, January 22 at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach. This year marks NEFJA's 25th anniversary. Gardner, 39, is the lead trombonist for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra under the musical direction of Wynton Marsalas. He has performed ...

NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

Jazz & Blues Florida October 2011 Online Edition Posted

Jazz & Blues Florida October 2011 Online Edition Posted

The new edition of Jazz & Blues Florida, Florida's free online source for information on live jazz and blues in clubs, concerts and festivals, is now available. The October 2011 online edition of JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA has been posted at JazzBluesFlorida.com. This month's edition can be read in .pdf format, as well as in a new ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Jacksonville Jazz Festival Line-up

The City of Jacksonville is proud to announce an exciting lineup of performances for the 2011 Jacksonville Jazz Festival scheduled for Thursday, May 26 through Sunday, May 29. All festival performances and elements are free and open to the public unless otherwise listed. This year's festival will continue the tradition of jazz in Jacksonville with a variety ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Houston Person To Perform In Daytona

Houston Person To Perform In Daytona

Internationally acclaimed tenor saxophonist Houston Person will perform at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach on Saturday, October 16 at the North East Florida Jazz Association's (NEFJA) eighth annual Jeep McCoy Memorial Concert Supper. Person, 75, built his reputation as a leader with a series of soulful recordings on the Prestige label in the ...

NEWS: OPINION

Jazz & Blues Florida September 2010 Online Edition Posted

The September online edition of JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA has been posted. This month's features include: Larry Coryell- Winning Spin “Prime Picks" Bird Dog Bobby Blues Band Doug Carn John Yarling Randy Bernsen Saxophones Gone Wild: Mike MacArthur, Jarred Armstrong, Gene Cannon, Alan Darcy, Tim Eddy, Mike Gibilisco, Valerie Gillespie, Jerry Kenney, Jeremy Powell, Austin Vickrey, Dave Reinhardt; Jeremy Carter & The ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Cindy Blackman: Another Lifetime

Read "Another Lifetime" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

Drummer Cindy Blackman has played with acts from Lenny Kravitz to Joe Henderson but it was Tony Williams, one of the greatest drummers of all time, who was her main influence. Blackman's dynamic Another Lifetime pays tribute to her mentor and friend and is centered primarily on Williams' role as a founding father of jazz-rock fusion. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Cindy Blackman: Another Lifetime

Read "Another Lifetime" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

When Cindy Blackman took an insult from another musician directed toward her and the late, great drum virtuoso Tony Williams, she got even. She decided that the best revenge would not be to snipe back, but instead to put together a band featuring guitarists Mike Stern and Vernon Reid, tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano, and other like-minded ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Cindy Blackman: Another Lifetime

Read "Another Lifetime" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

In paying tribute to her friend and mentor Tony Williams through songs and other material associated with him, drummer Cindy Blackman proves that she is not a slavish imitator. Blackman has always been a tasteful drummer. Never obtrusive, she strikes the right combination of dynamics, harmony, and accent. At home both in jazz and rock, this ...

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Doug Carn: Bringing the Underground Up

Doug Carn: Bringing the Underground Up

By Barbara Salter Nelson When Doug Carn and the Black Jazz Legacy Band make their debut performance on April 17 and 18 at the historic Lenox Lounge in Harlem, Carn will have come full circle. “The music that made me famous in the 70's is just as relevant today," he says. “When the status quo goes down, ...