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ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Ronnie Foster Trio at Nighttown

Read "Ronnie Foster Trio at Nighttown" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Although he came along at the end of an era in terms of the popularity of jazz organ, Ronnie Foster has led a varied and colorful career having studied with the iconic Jimmy Smith and worked with a wide variety of artists including George Benson, David Sanborn, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Turrentine, and Djavan. Currently leading his ...

ARTICLE: WHAT IS JAZZ?

The Power of Jazz

Read "The Power of Jazz" reviewed by John Wesley Reed Jr.

"Jazz has the power to make men forget their differences and come together...Jazz is the personification of transforming overwhelmingly negative circumstances into freedom, friendship, hope, and dignity." Spoken by Quincy Jones at the First International Jazz Day in 2012 at the United Nations.

The soul of Jazz is expressed in the life of its ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Michelle Walker Live @ Bar Next Door

Michelle Walker Live @ Bar Next Door

Michelle Walker Performs Live @ THE BAR NEXT DOOR Monday March 16, 2009

Vocalist Michelle Walker returns to one of her favorite performance rooms, the Bar Next Door for an intimate evening of live jazz vocals.

The Bar Next Door is one of the smaller and most intimate settings for serious jazz in Manhattan...[and]...is a perfect ...