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NEWS: EVENT

Jazz Bridge presents Rob Swanson & Terra Soul Project @ Cheltenham Center for the Arts on Wednesday, April 4th!

Jazz Bridge presents Rob Swanson & Terra Soul Project @ Cheltenham Center for the Arts on Wednesday, April 4th!

Appearing at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham PA (19012) on Wednesday, April 4th 2012 to celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month will be bassist Rob Swanson and The Terra Soul Project. One show: 7:30-9PM. Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! For info: 215-517-8337. Free parking onsite. This Jazz Bridge Neighborhood ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Bridge Presents Phyllis Chapell and Siora at Jazz in the Wood on April 1st

Appearing at Jazz in the Wood on April 1st at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 Collings Avenue in Collingswood, NJ, will be jazz vocalist Phyllis Chapell and her band Siora featuring pianist Barry Sames, bassist Chico Huff and Francois Zayas on drums/percussion.

One show: 7:30-9PM. Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! For info: ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Siora: Vis-a-Vis

Read "Vis-a-Vis" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

On Vis-a-Vis the group Siora pushes the concept of “world music" hard with an offering of eleven tunes sung in seven different languages by vocalist Phyllis Chapell in front of Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Middle Eastern rhythms.

The set kicks off in Portugese, on “Nacoa," a smooth rhythmic flow aided by Ralph Bowen's flute, with interludes ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dan Kleiman: Siora

Read "Siora" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Straight out of Philadelphia--home of Coltrane, Benny Golson, Ted Curson, the Heaths, Odean Pope, McCoy Tyner, Mickey Roker, Joey DeFrancesco, and on and on--comes, surprisingly, some excellent Brazilian music.

Don't ask me how it got there. It's there, take my word for it.

Seemingly the inspiration of keyboardist Dan Kleiman, “Siora" the CD and, I assume, ...