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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Making The John Coltrane Jazz Festival in High Point

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John Coltrane was born in Hamlet North Carolina on September 23, 1926. When Coltrane was a young child his family moved to the town of High Point, North Carolina where he spent the first seventeen years of his life at 118 Underhill Street.

Coltrane showed academic potential at Leonard Street School. Among his classmates ...

Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018

Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be continuing their “Atlantic Years” tour in the US beginning August 2018! Jean Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undisputed master of the violin in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Robert Rich & Markus Reuter at Streamside Concerts

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Robert Rich & Markus Reuter
Streamside Concerts
Arden, NC
May 18, 2018

American ambient keyboardist Robert Rich and German touch guitarist Markus Reuter have known each other for over a decade, and produced two albums together. But they have never toured together until now, a short tour they are calling Flood ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. jny: Atlanta, Georgia, for example, last had live Crimson music in 2001, while Texas has experienced something of an ...

Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley At McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square On June 9th

Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley At McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square On June 9th

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm Ticket Price: $45 McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square
345 N. College St
Charlotte, NC 28202 Featuring Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley and Shawn Marie Allen. Walter Beasley acclaimed saxophonist and vocalist intended to teach for just one year after graduating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Anat Cohen at Davidson College

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Anat Cohen/Davidson College Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combo
Davidson College / Duke Family Performance Hall
Davidson, NC
April 21, 2017

We've known for a long time that Anat Cohen can electrify audiences whenever she picks up her clarinet and plays. After her recent residency at Davidson College, we can now proclaim that ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Pianist/Composer Yelena Eckemoff recollects Childhood In Russia through "Sense Of Smell" On Blooming Tall Phlox, Featuring An All-Finnish Lineup Of Young Rising Stars

Pianist/Composer Yelena Eckemoff recollects Childhood In Russia through "Sense Of Smell" On Blooming Tall Phlox, Featuring An All-Finnish Lineup Of Young Rising Stars

Available January 20, 2017 on L&H Production "Blessed with prodigious classical chops, Eckemoff's a gutsy, imaginative improviser. She's also a gifted composer who's devised a totally original take on the whole jazz-classical hybrid concept. Effortlessly modern, with nothing to prove beyond total involvement in the moment, Eckemoff presents a thoroughly modern, yet intimate and highly personal sound-world."— ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Billy Hart Quartet at the 21c Museum Hotel

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The Billy Hart Quartet
The 21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC
September 26, 2016

Nearing the end of their first set at the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown jny: Durham, Billy Hart stepped out from behind his set and looked out into the crowd. When he plays the drums, Hart's face often ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders: Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders

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Swing Era music was exciting, infectiously rhythmic music, played for dancers. Bassist and bandleader Michael Gamble and the company of musicians making up The Rhythm Serenaders stay true to both the sound and the spirit of that time in this program of well known Swing standards, plus a few more obscure standards that might have been. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Prog Legends Stick Men Featuring King Crimson Members New Album "Prog Noir" Available For Pre-Order

Prog Legends Stick Men Featuring King Crimson Members New Album "Prog Noir" Available For Pre-Order

Much to the excitement of music aficionados worldwide, prog legends Stick Men will be releasing their new album Prog Noir on October 21, 2016. It is now available for pre-order as a single disc edition and a super deluxe box set, which contains an additional bonus CD with exclusive material, a double vinyl version of the album, a ...