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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Rick Lawn: The Evolution of Big Band Sounds in America

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From the latter part of the Jazz Age through the Swing Era, big bands dominated the jazz scene and a large part of the entertainment industry. After World War II, their fortunes declined, but their music soared to new heights, spurred on by innovative leaders, instrumentalists, and very importantly, the composers/arrangers who worked behind the scenes ...

ARTICLE: WHAT IS JAZZ?

The Many Faces of Jazz Today: The Big Picture

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Five All About Jazz interviews provided source information for this article. To access them, click on the following links:

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

[In a series of five interviews entitled “The Many Faces of Jazz: Critical Dialogues," All ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Daniel Schnyder: The Anatomy of an Opera: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird Suite

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Saxophonist Charlie Parker revolutionized the world of music with his legendary approach to jazz. Unfortunately, his life was much too short and filled with tragedy. In 1955, Parker died at the age of 34 from excessive drug use. He died in the apartment of the Baroness Nica von Koenigswarter in New York City, but ironically his ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Georg Breinschmid: Brein's World

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Quello che esce dalla testa del contrabbassista austriaco Georg Breinschmid è un effluvio di idee. Che a stento riesce a trattenere perché la sua è un'incontinenza musicale a 360 gradi. Due cd: 28 episodi musicali che gli fanno attraversare di tutto. Non abbandona il suo essenziale background classico ("Bach 11/16") e lo fa dialogare con tutto quello che ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Daniel Schnyder and the Manhattan Brass Quinted Perform Euphoria and Other Works at the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York

Daniel Schnyder and the Manhattan Brass Quinted Perform Euphoria and Other Works at the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York

DECEMBER 9, 2009 - 7:30PM
THE LYRIC CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF NEW YORK PRESENTS
CHAMZZ: CLASSICS FOR THE 21st CENTURY
A HOLIDAY CONCERT - THE BEGINNING OF THE GREAT DIVIDE
ABRAHAM, SARAH, AND HAGAR

Kosciuszko Foundation
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