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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

37th Paradise Valley Jazz Party at Scottsdale Hilton Resort

Read "37th Paradise Valley Jazz Party at Scottsdale Hilton Resort" reviewed by Patricia Myers

37th Paradise Valley Jazz Party Scottsdale Hilton Resort Scottsdale, Arizona March 22-23, 2014 An A-team of East Coast, West Coast and Arizona musicians played a mix of swing and bebop sounds in 14 jam-session-style sets at the 37th annual Paradise Valley Jazz Party. A special element at this party ...

ARTICLE: BAILEY'S BUNDLES

Christmas IV: Jazz Instrumental - Duke Ellington, Tim Warfield, Manhattan Brass and Ted Rosenthal Trio

Read "Christmas IV:  Jazz Instrumental - Duke Ellington, Tim Warfield, Manhattan Brass and Ted Rosenthal Trio" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

This holiday season has turned out better than the past several when considering quality seasonal music releases. The jazz instrumental contingent has provided several fine recordings for consideration. Harmonie Ensemble / New York, Steven Richman Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn / Piotr Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suites Harmonia Mundi ...

ARTICLE: NEW YORK BEAT

February Forays

Read "February Forays" reviewed by Nick Catalano

February is one of those months when this New York Beat column could expand into a full periodical because of the plethora of jazz activity occurring in Gotham. I began my trek early in the month, when the city was buried in crystal mounds of snow from winter storms that had pounded the ...

Take Five With Antoinette Montague

Read "Take Five With Antoinette Montague" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Antoinette Montague:Antoinette Montague likes to say she simply sings “people music." Make no mistake about it, she is a jazz singer through and through, but one who pushes the genre's boundaries. On her new recording, Behind the Smile, Montague sings classic jazz standards (new and old), resurrects lovely-but-obscure melodies, blends in blues and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Antoinette Montague: Behind The Smile

Read "Behind The Smile" reviewed by Marcia Hillman

Antoinette Montague shows what is Behind the Smile--eclectic taste and strong delivery. She is joined by choice company on this outing: Mulgrew Miller (piano), Bill Easley (saxophone, clarinet and flute), Peter Washington (bass) and drummer Kenny Washington, who doubles as producer. Montague's programmatic choices are a varied mix, including blues, soul, the Great ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: April 5, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Ahmad Jamal A Quiet Time (Dreyfus) 173 204 -31 0 50 1 11 2 3 8 Rufus Reid Out Front (Motema) 172 168 +4 4 54 2 5 3 8 7 Joe Locke For The Love Of You (E1 Entertainment) 169 140 ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 15, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 22 — Jamie Cullum The Pursuit (Verve Forecast) 293 100 +193 20 53 1 2 2 1 1 Ahmad Jamal A Quiet Time (Dreyfus) 233 231 +2 0 55 1 8 3 — 43 Lionel Loueke Mwaliko (Blue Note) 180 62 +118 11 57 ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 22, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 2 1 Steve Hobbs Vibes, Straight Up (Challenge) 233 247 -14 0 56 1 7 2 1 3 Ahmad Jamal A Quiet Time (Dreyfus) 221 257 -36 4 63 1 5 3 3 8 John Stein Raising The Roof (Whaling City Sound) 194 182 ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 15, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 3 2 Ahmad Jamal A Quiet Time (Dreyfus) 257 221 +36 6 58 1 4 2 1 1 Steve Hobbs Vibes, Straight Up (Challenge) 247 246 +1 1 55 1 6 3 8 7 John Stein Raising The Roof (Whaling City Sound) 182 ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 8, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Steve Hobbs Vibes, Straight Up (Challenge) 246 224 +22 6 59 1 5 2 — — Gil Scott-Heron I’m New Here (XL) 223 — +223 35 36 2 1 3 2 22 Ahmad Jamal A Quiet Time (Dreyfus) 221 210 +11 ...


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