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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Lewis Nash and Steve Wilson at JazzNights

Read "Lewis Nash and Steve Wilson at JazzNights" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Lewis Nash and Steve Wilson
Hockaday/Jones Barn
JazzNights
Hopewell, NJ
April 9, 2017

Two tacit, entwined propositions animated a performance by Lewis Nash and Steve Wilson at JazzNights, a long running concert series in the Princeton, NJ area curated by Mary Wisnovsky and Maitland Jones. The first is that it's ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Ballard Jazz Festival Preview: A Seattle Rite Of Spring

Ballard Jazz Festival Preview: A Seattle Rite Of Spring

The Ballard Jazz Festival, Seattle's most anticipated and community oriented jazz event, will take place May 17-20, and will headline legendary saxophonist, Chico Freeman. Dubbed three decades ago as one of the “young lions" of jazz for his participation in recordings with other "stars to be," such as Wynton Marsalis, Kevin Eubanks, and Paquito D'Rivera, Freeman's career has established ...

Miles Davis: Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5

Read "Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5" reviewed by Maurizio Comandini

Sony Music continua a distillare preziose testimonianze tratte dalla lunga carriera artistica del trombettista Miles Davis, l'icona più trasversale e significativa espressa dalla musica nel secolo passato. Questa volta ci troviamo alle prese con il quinto capitolo della saga intitolata “The Bootleg Series" e assistiamo incuriositi ad un cambio di rotta strutturale davvero importante. I primi ...

ARTICLE: BAILEY'S BUNDLES

Notable and Nearly Missed 2016

Read "Notable and Nearly Missed 2016" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

It is impossible, even for John Kelman, Mark Corroto, and Dan Bilawsky, to cover all the music worthy of discussion in a given year. At least that is my line and I am sticking to it as I pen my “Notable and Nearly Missed 2016" column.

Rick Gallagher--Christmas Tidings: A Collection of Jazz Christmas ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Lloyd Gregory And Tony Lindsay at Biscuits & Blues

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Lloyd Gregory And Tony Lindsay
Biscuits & Blues
San Francisco, CA
December 11, 2016

Accomplished jazz guitarist Lloyd Gregory (Stanley Clarke, Tower of Power) and vibrant vocalist Tony Lindsay (Santana, Spangalang) helped to warm up San Francisco's Union Square for the Christmas season at the fabled Biscuits & Blues on Mason ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Improvised Music Company: Orbital Pathways, Gravitational Pull

Read "Improvised Music Company:  Orbital Pathways, Gravitational Pull" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Arguably some of the most dramatic changes in jazz have taken place in the last quarter of its century-long history: the emergence of a strong European jazz identity/identities; technological advances that empower individuals to become their own producers; Youtube, which has all but erased the boundary between past and present; the increase in pedagogical institutions; pan-national ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Joey Alexander: Countdown

Read "Countdown" reviewed by Doug Collette

Like most such facile categorizing, 'child prodigy' usually ends up being a dead end rather than a means to explore the subject at hand. In the case of Joey Alexander, it's a disservice precisely because it's so restrictive: if he proves anything on his second album, it is that he will not be confined.

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Frank Catalano, Jimmy Chamberlain, David Sanborn: Bye Bye Blackbird

Read "Bye Bye Blackbird" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Frank Catalano dev'essere stufo dell'etichetta di “giovane prodigio." Alla soglia dei 40 anni con una carriera ventennale, il musicista di Chicago ha tutte le carte in regola per essere considerato un esponente di punta tra i sassofonisti Rhythm & Blues, i cosiddetti honkers. Ha esordito a 17 anni con l'organista Charles Earland, l'anno seguente era già ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Dave King Trio – Asia Avails 2017

A very exciting new trio from three of the most dynamic jazz artists working today! Led by visionary drummer Dave King, this trio recently made a splash at the Winter JazzFest in New York in January 2016, and are warming up for a new record, set to come out on ECM Records in 2017. Dave King is ...

NEWS: EVENT

The Great Migration Centennial Tribute To The Musicians Of Captain Walter H. Dyett on July 23

The Great Migration Centennial Tribute
July 23, 2016 • VIP Reception 7-8PM & Concert 8-11PM
DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, jny: Chicago The Great Migration, A “Centennial Tribute" To the Illustrious career of Captain Walter H. Dyett, a true pioneer and mentor to over 20,000 Chicago musicians. For History’s Sake ...


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