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ARTICLE: RADIO

March Birthdays Including Nat Cole & Lennie Tristano Centennials

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We've got a nice slug of celebrants to honor in addition to our 'centennialins.' Our best wishes go out to Bill Frisell (playing here with Andrew Cyrille and Wadada Leo Smith), Joe Locke, Charles Lloyd, and Roy Haynes (backing Sarah Vaughan). A very special shout out to Jessica Williams! Enjoy the show!

Playlist Joe ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Satchmo Summerfest 2018: Two Birthdays For Louis Armstrong

Satchmo Summerfest 2018: Two Birthdays For Louis Armstrong

Satchmo Summerfest
Louis Armstrong House and Museum
Queens, NY
August 3-5, 2018

jny: New Orleans, the birthplace of Louis Armstrong celebrated August 4th, 2018 with this three day affair for the eighteenth year produced by French Quarter Festivals at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Brian McCarthy Quartet At FlynnSpace

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The Brian McCarthy Quartet
FlynnSpace
Burlington, Vermont
December 2, 2017

A performance in recognition of the release of its album Codex (Self Produced, 2017), The Brian McCarthy Quartet effectively transposed the sparse, spacious quality of the recording to this intimate venue adjacent to the Queen City's Performing Arts Center. In ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Bill Anschell: Curiosity and Invention

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Bill Anschell strikes me as a man with boundless curiosity. You perceive this in conversation, in his sense of humor, the patient manner in which he listens on and off the bandstand. You sense it in his inventive compositions, the rhythmic complexity, and the musical conception that lyrically imprints an authentic sense of melody. His work ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Remembering Art Farmer

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This interview was first published at All About Jazz in November 1999 and is part of our ongoing effort to archive pre-database material.

This interview was originally broadcast at the time on Blue Lake Public Radio; portions of this interview appeared in an advance article published by the Grand Rapids Press.

Lazaro ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Steve LaSpina Quartet at William Paterson University

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Steve LaSpina Quartet
William Paterson University
Summer Jazz Room
Wayne, NJ
July 23, 2015

At William Paterson University, jazz is taken seriously. Undergraduate and graduate courses are taught by some of the most distinguished names in the business, and the music is presented to the public with care and ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Freddie Jones: Game On!

Read "Freddie Jones: Game On!" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Dallas-based trumpeter, composer, producer and educator/clinician, Freddie Jones is one busy musician--especially on certain Sundays. He has the honor of performing our National Anthem before every Dallas Cowboys home game. In addition to actively freelancing and recording, he teaches and devotes countless hours with his efforts for a wonderful music education charity he founded, Trumpets4Kids.

George Bouchard: Listen To Your Dreams

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Saxophonist George Bouchard was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. Bouchard completed a degree in Economics at the University of Buffalo and then joined the Navy where he was a musician in the service for the next four years. During this time, Bouchard completed the Berklee School of Music correspondence course in arranging. After the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Joshua Shneider: Love Speaks Orchestra

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Il debutto discografico della Love Speaks Orchestra di Joshua Shneider colpisce nel segno.
Sassofonista di lunga esperienza, Shneider viene da Boston ma vive a New York dalla metà degli anni settanta e ha collaborato in veste di compositore/arrangiatore per piccole e grandi formazioni: da quelle di Donald Brown, John Abercrombie e James Williams alla ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Steve Myerson

Read "Take Five With Steve Myerson" reviewed by Steve Myerson

Meet Steve Myerson:
Steve Myerson has performed, recorded, and/or toured with The Stylistics, Christian McBride, Frank Lacy of The Jazz Messengers, Gianni Russo, Grover Washington, Jr. Sony Grosso, and worked as a Program Manager for Jazz House Kids. Myerson's film credits including arranging music and performing for the film Brooklyn Lobster, which stars Danny Aiello ...