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Content by tag "Columbus"

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Roland Kirk: Here Comes The Whistleman

Read "Roland Kirk: Here Comes The Whistleman" reviewed by Duncan Heining

This December, it will be thirty-nine years since Rahsaan Roland Kirk split the scene for good. He was forty-one and about two-thirds of that short life span had been spent as a professional musician. He might not have been around long but he left behind a powerful legacy that may have no parallel in jazz or ...

NEWS: CAREER

NYC Vocalist Jumps Into Atlanta Scene; Looks For Ways To Serve

NYC Vocalist Jumps Into Atlanta Scene; Looks For Ways To Serve

Critically acclaimed jazz and blues singer/composer Eileen Howard has relocated to Atlanta and says she already loves it. She moved from the Upper West Side of Manhattan just a month ago and can be heard around town singing at jazz and blues jams. Howard is looking forward to getting more involved in the local Atlanta music ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Kris Davis and Craig Taborn Live at The Wexner Center For The Arts

Read "Kris Davis and Craig Taborn Live at The Wexner Center For The Arts" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Kris Davis and Craig Taborn
The Wexner Center For The Arts
Columbus, OH
October 7, 2016

The two-week, 12 city tour was billed as Kris Davis and Craig Taborn piano duos. It might have been better advertised as a solo act, let's call it 'Davborn' or maybe 'Krisaig.' ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Tony Monaco: Taking Jazz Organ to the Summit

Read "Tony Monaco: Taking Jazz Organ to the Summit" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Columbus, Ohio native Tony Monaco is primed and ready to place jazz organ in a whole new spotlight. Although he has been a playing musician for most of his life, it has been during the past sixteen years that he has made the biggest strides as an artist. A gifted educator with a unique approach to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Bird Calls at The Wexner Center for The Arts

Read "Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Bird Calls at The Wexner Center for The Arts" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa brought his quintet to the Wexner Center at The Ohio State University February 27, 2016, to play his book of original compositions precipitated by the music of Charlie Parker. The audience to this sold out show was left with the proverbial question: which came first, the chicken or the egg?

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Guitarist/Composer Pete McCann On Tour In Support Of "Range"

Guitarist/Composer Pete McCann On Tour In Support Of "Range"

GUITARIST/COMPOSER/BANDLEADER PETE MCCANN ON TOUR IN SUPPORT OF HIS FIFTH RECORDING, RANGE Range is available now on Whirlwind Recordings. CD RELEASE CELEBRATION TOUR Nov 3 - 8PM - Marshall University, Huntington, WV Nov 4 - 9PM - Denison University, Granville, OH Nov 5 - 3:30PM - Clinic at Kent State Univ. Recital Hall, Kent, OH Nov 5 - 8PM - Blu Jazz, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Pete McCann Explores The Breadth Of His Formidable Artistry As A Guitarist, Composer & Bandleader On His Fifth Recording, "Range"

Pete McCann Explores The Breadth Of His Formidable Artistry As A Guitarist, Composer & Bandleader On His Fifth Recording, "Range"

Featuring: Pete McCann (composer, electric & acoustic guitars), John O'Gallagher (alto saxophone), Henry Hey (piano, Rhodes and organ), Matt Clohesy (acoustic & electric bass), Mark Ferber (drums) Available on Whirlwind Records on September 18, 2015 "McCann's tunes can be both manic and vivid, even when they're in ballad mode. That gives his stuff a cinematic feel—from car chase ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Steve Smith: Drummer For All Seasons

Read "Steve Smith: Drummer For All Seasons" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Drummer Steve Smith has traced the history of jazz drumming--pretty much most of American music drumming--in his storied career that has seen him drive big bands, small jazz combos, and fiery fusion groups, including tenures with Jean Luc Ponty and the rock band Journey.

Though sometimes--as in the case of jazz-rock fusion--he was thrown ...

Tony Monaco: Furry Slippers

Read "Furry Slippers" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Through nine releases, primarily from his home studio in jny: Columbus, Ohio, Tony Monaco has proved that he's a solid link in the hip Hammond B-3 organ chain that reaches from contemporaries such as Wil Blades and Joey DeFrancesco all the way back to Jimmy Smith and other founders of the Hammond groove. At a recent ...

Mark Lomax Trio: Isis and Osiris

Read "Isis and Osiris" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Record collectors and DJs are fond of the term “spiritual jazz." Like most colloquialisms, its meaning is nebulous and vague; more emotional than factual, more indicative of a feeling that the music projects, as opposed to a distinct lineage or coterie of musicians. For many, the term refers to jazz that incorporates African and Middle Eastern ...


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