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JJA's 13th Annual Jazz Awards - Join Us!

JJA's 13th Annual Jazz Awards - Join Us!

Mark your calendar! 13th Annual JJA Jazz Awards
June 16, 2009
3:00-6:00pm
at The Jazz Standard
116 E. 27th Street
New York, NY Join us at the JJA's 13th Annual Jazz Awards as we... Announce our 2009 award winners (see nominees below) Honor winners and nominees in more than 40 ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Charles Tolliver Big Band: Emperor March: Live at the Blue Note

Read "Emperor March: Live at the Blue Note" reviewed by Troy Collins

With Love (Blue Note, 2007) chronicled the return of the Charles Tolliver Big Band, one of the most progressive big bands of the Post-War years. Inspired in part by the vibrant creative energy of the burgeoning Loft Scene, trumpeter Tolliver and pianist Stanley Cowell's cooperatively led big band was immortalized by two landmark records, Music Inc. ...

Charles Tolliver Big Band: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Trombettista tra i più interessanti degli anni Sessanta, a fianco di Jackie McLean come di Andew Hill, animatore poi dell'etichetta Strata-East insieme al pianista Stanley Cowell, Charles Tolliver è recentemente tornato all'attenzione degli appassionati, principalmente per la sua intensa partecipazione a Time Lines, l'ultimo, straordinario, capolavoro del compianto Andrew Hill. La Blue Note offre ora a Tolliver la non ...

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Charles Tolliver Big Band: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Troy Collins

With Love, Charles Tolliver's first official Blue Note session as a leader, brings the under-sung trumpeter's career full circle. His recording debut on Jackie McLean's '64 Blue Note classic It's Time, led to fruitful partnerships with many of the era's finest bandleaders, culminating in his formation of the Strata-East label with pianist Stanley Cowell in '71. ...