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ARTICLE: RADIO

Love Songs for August

Read "Love Songs for August" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

"What fresh Hell is this?" We begin with songs by Dorothy Parker, who, though best known for her sharp wisecracks, turned out several luscious standards in her day. In the second hour, we salute the great Count Basie then usher in the Leonard Bernstein centennial celebration; plus there is a bumper crop of new releases to ...

Origin Records: Creating Opportunities and Community

Read "Origin Records: Creating Opportunities and Community" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Being a jazz musician sometimes seems like a life ruled by jungle law. Everyone fights for gigs and puts out music on “labels" with only one artist. However, it doesn't have to be this way. Origin Records is an example of a modern artist driven label that has grown through collaboration and community. As Matt Jorgensen, ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

San Francisco String Trio: May I Introduce To You

Read "May I Introduce To You" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

This year is the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, one of the most iconic albums in popular music history, so naturally a lot of musicians are celebrating it. Here the San Francisco String Trio try their hand at interpreting the album in a jazz context.

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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

San Francisco String Trio: May I Introduce To You

Read "May I Introduce To You" reviewed by James Nadal

Fifty years after its release, The Beatles masterpiece, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, has not only seen a resurgence in its popularity, but a slew of inquisitive musicians continue to glean from its creative depths. May I Introduce To You is an intellectual tribute to this iconic album by the San Francisco String Trio, who ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

All About Jazz is celebrating Mimi Fox's birthday today!

Mimi Fox is at the peak of her career. Named “Rising Star" in DownBeat\'s 2003 Critics Poll, she is also profiled in that magazine\'s special feature, “66 Hot 6-Stringers: DownBeat\'s Look at the Guitarists Making Today\'s Scene," which presents “66 guitarists in the worlds of jazz, ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Renowned Jazz Bassist / Composer / Educator / Community Activist Jeff Denson Spearheads Ridgeway Arts, Inc. New Non-Profit Serving Bay-Area Jazz Scene

Renowned Jazz Bassist / Composer / Educator / Community Activist Jeff Denson Spearheads Ridgeway Arts, Inc. New Non-Profit Serving Bay-Area Jazz Scene

Renowned bassist/composer/educator/community activist Jeff Denson and a small group of colleagues have formed Ridgeway Arts, Inc—a multi-faceted San Francisco Bay Area-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Two years in the planning, Ridgeway Arts is built upon a series of initiatives designed to enhance and fortify the Bay Area scene, and to make a strong contribution to the national ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

All About Jazz is celebrating Mimi Fox's birthday today! Mimi Fox is at the peak of her career. Named “Rising Star" in DownBeat\'s 2003 Critics Poll, she is also profiled in that magazine\'s special feature, “66 Hot 6-Stringers: DownBeat\'s Look at the Guitarists Making Today\'s Scene," which presents “66 guitarists in the worlds of jazz, blues and ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

All About Jazz is celebrating Mimi Fox's birthday today! Mimi Fox is at the peak of her career. Named “Rising Star" in DownBeat\'s 2003 Critics Poll, she is also profiled in that magazine\'s special feature, “66 Hot 6-Stringers: DownBeat\'s Look at the Guitarists Making Today\'s Scene," which presents “66 guitarists in the worlds of jazz, blues and ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

Jazz Musician of the Day: Mimi Fox

All About Jazz is celebrating Mimi Fox's birthday today!

Mimi Fox is at the peak of her career. Named “Rising Star" in DownBeat\'s 2003 Critics Poll, she is also profiled in that magazine\'s special feature, “66 Hot 6-Stringers: DownBeat\'s Look at the Guitarists Making Today\'s Scene," which presents “66 guitarists in the worlds of jazz, blues ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Mimi Fox: Standards, Old & New

Read "Standards, Old & New" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Guitarist Mimi Fox's nearly 30-year career has produced several solo standards recitals. Standards, Old & New steps out of the box for some not-so-standard standards from the folk realm (pastoral arrangements of Woody Guthrie's “This Land is Your Land," The Beatles' “She's Leaving Home" and Bob Dylan's “Blowin' In The Wind") and more recent jazz (a ...