Content by tag "Panama"

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Panama Jazz Festival 2017

Read "Panama Jazz Festival 2017" reviewed by Mark Holston

Panama Jazz Festival
Ciudad del Saber, Republic of Panama
January 10-14, 2017

In terms of the number of marquee musicians it features over the course of five days, the annual Panama Jazz Festival is far from being in the big leagues of similar events in Latin American. That, however, only tells part ...

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Panama Jazz Festival: Panama City, January 14-19, 2013

Read "Panama Jazz Festival: Panama City, January 14-19, 2013" reviewed by Josef Woodard

Panama Jazz Festival
Panama City, Panama
January 14-19, 2013
Taking in the dense, ambitious and unusually large-spirited phenomenon that is the Panama Jazz Festival, which rounded the corner to its milestone tenth anniversary in this year's mid-January edition, the question of how this institution came to pass lurked in the periphery. How was it that this ...

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Paul Cosentino & the Boilermaker Jazz Band: Panama

Read "Panama" reviewed by Dave Nathan

There seems to be a small but lively revival of swing music from the 1920's and 30's. Don Neely's San Francisco based Royal Society Jazz Orch. has been issuing CDs which delve into the charts from this period. Now along comes the Boilermaker Jazz Band out of Pittsburgh, PA headed by clarinetist Paul Cosentino. Cosentino uses ...