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NEWS: RECORDING

Saxophone Maestra Fostina Dixon Blends Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, Funk And R&B On "Here We Go Again"

Saxophone Maestra Fostina Dixon Blends Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, Funk And R&B On "Here We Go Again"

First Single “Prayer of Jabez” is a Tribute To Marvin Gaye, Whom She Toured with for 4 Years Wilmington, DE: As a highly-regarded, in-demand composer, vocalist and jazz soloist who plays soprano, alto and baritone saxophones, flute, and clarinet, Fostina Dixon has been honing her craft for decades as a guest soloist with Abbey Lincoln, Barry Harris, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Donny McCaslin Group at The Arden Gild Hall

Read "The Donny McCaslin Group at The Arden Gild Hall" reviewed by Mike Jacobs

The Donny McCaslin Group
Arden Gild Hall
Arden, Delaware
January 14, 2017

Arden Delaware isn't exactly known as a jazz mecca but, with the coming of the Donny McCaslin Group to the Arden Gild Hall, it became one--for a little while at least. And in the best jazz traditions, the show ...

NEWS: TV / FILM

Brownie Speaks Screening At The Monterey Jazz Festival on September 17

Brownie Speaks Screening At The Monterey Jazz Festival on September 17

Brownie Speaks: A Video Documentary about jazz legend Clifford Brown will be screened at the Monterey Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 5:30 PM. The event, which will include a Q&A with producer/director Don Glanden, will take place at the Jazz Theater. The film has received rave reviews and numerous accolades in the jazz ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Jeremy Danneman: Help

Read "Help" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

New York City resident, reedman and pianist, Jeremy Danneman is the founder of the Parade of One Project, an organization that “engages the international community with a unique blend of performance in public spaces, recording, and educational programming." He's also an educator and lecturer. On his second release for Ropeadope as a leader he garners the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Celebrating Jazz Month: Jazz Bridge First Wednesdays Neighborhood Concert Series In Cheltenham Presents Mary Lou Newnam

Celebrating Jazz Month: Jazz Bridge First Wednesdays Neighborhood Concert Series In Cheltenham Presents Mary Lou Newnam

The Jazz Bridge First Wednesdays Neighborhood Concerts Series at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Ashbourne Road in Cheltenham—presents saxophonist Mary Lou Newnam on Wednesday, April 1. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 215-517-8337. This performance, and all Jazz Bridge concerts being held in the ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Don Glanden: Remembering Clifford Brown

Read "Don Glanden: Remembering Clifford Brown" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Benny Golson's timeless ballad, “I Remember Clifford" is but one measure of the reverence and love with which Clifford Brown was regarded by musicians, friends, family, and fans. The affection in which he was held during his lifetime was made all the more poignant by his untimely death at the peak of his rapidly advancing career. ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Brownie Speaks: A Video Documentary: The Life, Music, and Legacy of Clifford Brown

Read "Brownie Speaks: A  Video Documentary: The Life, Music, and Legacy of Clifford Brown" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Brownie Speaks: A Video Documentary: The Life, Music, and Legacy of Clifford Brown
Glanden Productions
2014

This thoroughly researched and fascinating documentary about legendary jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown reveals the full scope of the man and his music through extensive interviews, recordings, photos, and both new and archival film and video ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

First Spring Exit 0 Intl Jazz Festival In Historic Oceanside Village Of Cape May, NJ: May 30 - June 1

First Spring Exit 0 Intl Jazz Festival In Historic Oceanside Village Of Cape May, NJ: May 30 - June 1

The 3rd Exit 0 International Jazz Festival May 30-June 1, 2014, in Historic Cape May, NJ, Launches Spring Version with An Outdoor Stage Featuring New Jersey Winemakers and Jazz on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Crossing from Delaware Features Grammy Winners Dee Dee Bridgewater & Roy Hargrove; Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Kermit Ruffins of New Orleans; Fest Party Faves Red Baraat ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Legend Of Clifford Brown, Delaware's Jazz Great, Lives On

The Legend Of Clifford Brown, Delaware's Jazz Great, Lives On

If you're not that familiar with the work of the namesake of the jazz festival starting in downtown Wilmington this weekend, consider this: When Wilmington-born Clifford Brown died at the age of 25, his name was already being used in the same breath as iconic names like Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie. After all, it was Gillespie himself ...

NEWS: EVENT

We Remember Wilby Fletcher, Jr. "A Celebration of the Life & Music of Wilby Jr."

We Remember Wilby Fletcher, Jr. "A Celebration of the Life & Music of Wilby Jr."

Join us to pay tribute to Wilmington musical legend, Wilbert “Wilby" Fletcher, Jr. The program, coordinated by the Fletcher family in partnership with CCAC, celebrates the life of this extraordinary drummer and features music, dance, photography and spoken word performances.

Musicians who have collaborated with Fletcher will also perform, including Philly's own violinist John Blake, Jr., pianist ...