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ARTICLE: RADIO

Funk in a Deep Freeze

Read "Funk in a Deep Freeze" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

For the Sunday of the Women's March we played new releases by pianist Judy Night, flutist Magela Herrara, Judy Bisantz, Bob Levy and saxophonist Carol Sudhalter with birthday shout outs to Eartha Kitt, Irene Kral, Jose James, Cheryl Bentyne, Peter Eldridge, Sade, and Dolly Parton, among others.

Playlist Pam Fleming “Keep It Movin" from ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016: The Year in Jazz

Read "2016: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

The year 2016 bubbled with events and initiatives to strengthen jazz's place in American and world culture, as well as a variety of venue openings, closings and cancellations. Jazz hit the silver screen in many ways throughout the year, and International Jazz Day continued to thrive--complete with a major all-star concert at the White House. Pop ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Looking Ahead: Southwest Florida jazz preview (February and March)

Looking Ahead: Southwest Florida jazz preview (February and March)

The 2014-15 jazz concert season is running hot in Southwest Florida. Here is a rundown of noteworthy jazz events, principally in the Sarasota to Naples territory, in February and March. Wednesday, February 4 – Guitarist Pat Martino is the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra’s special guest. Daniels Pavilion, Naples. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday, February 9, 2015 – ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Four Artists Of The Jazz Clarinet Renaissance

Read "Four Artists Of The Jazz Clarinet Renaissance" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Since the jazz clarinet never really died, renaissance--or rebirth--may not be the term that best describes what's happening to the instrument in the twenty-first century jazz universe; it is, however, a pretty good one word synopsis.

The licorice stick was there at or near the start, tooting along next to the trumpet and ...

ARTICLE: DAN'S DEN

Every Now and Den

Read "Every Now and Den" reviewed by Dan Morgenstern

It's been so long since the last Den that it should perhaps be renamed, “Every Now and Den." But here I am with some of the events that stand out from the past five months or so, not necessarily in chronological order.

I've never missed the annual Satchmo Summerfest in New Orleans, and the August ...

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Mary Lou Williams Women In Jazz Festival, May 10 In Washington, DC

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Mary Lou Williams Women In Jazz Festival, May 10 In Washington, DC

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will perform May 10, 2012 at the 17th Annual Mary Lou Williams Women In Jazz Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Chihiro, a Universal Music recording artist and a jazz pianist/composer, kicks off the festival, performing the opening set on the festival's opening night concert, followed by Jane Bunnett & ...

NEWS: RADIO

Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz: Episode 15, "Sultry Sirens, Part 3"

SoulandJazz.com presents: Continuum--A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 15: “Sultry Sirens 3" Hosted and Produced by J. Scott Fugate, 'The Jazz Evangelist' As always, the show is free, absolutely legal, fun for the whole family, and available for listening right now, right here. This week we continue our journey through Jazz with the third installment of 'Sultry Sirens' - but with a ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Litchfield Jazz Camp Awards $90,000 in Need-Based Scholarships

Litchfield Jazz Camp Awards $90,000 in Need-Based Scholarships

Litchfield Jazz Camp Awards $90,000 in Need-Based Scholarships Location: Kent School, Kent, CT
Contact: 860-567-4162
Email: info@litchfieldjazzfest.com
Website: litchfieldjazzfest.com Kent. CT--Litchfield Jazz Camp, the 13-year-old teaching arm of the renowned Litchfield Jazz Festival, has made if first big move this summer-- to Kent School in Kent, CT, for a month-long program July 5 ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

1st Annual Underground Big Apple Jazz Festival 2009

Coming June 26 to July 4th, 2009 to a Hidden Jazz Haunt from the Village to Harlem

A week-long celebration will rope together for the first time the best Underground Jazz scene in NYC's hidden neighborhood spots that feature Live Jazz>; Each will put their Fest foot forward with exciting performances for 1st Annual Underground Big ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Cook: Simply Natural

Read "Simply Natural" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

A Third by Ms. Cook...

Carla Cook is the first singer on the MAXJAZZ roster to release three discs. Her previous two, It’s All About Love and Dem Bones both received considerable attention upon release. Here, Ms. Cook continues in fine form and under the direction of producer/pianist Bruce Barth. Cyrus Chestnut is again on hand ...