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Plucky Strum: Departure

Read "Departure" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Guitarist Sheryl Bailey and bassist Harvie S have clearly learned the first rule of getting ahead in show biz in these days of glitz and hype: find a clever and distinctive name--in this case Plucky Strum (after all, Lady Gaga was going nowhere as Stephani Germanotta). Departure is the duo's second album under that name for ...

Sherri Roberts: Anybody's Spring

Read "Anybody's Spring" reviewed by Geannine Reid

Vocalist Sherri Roberts brings the joy and promise of new beginnings with twelve standards, that offer a spring theme with her 2017 release, Anybody's Spring. Selections come from the jazz compositions of Clifford Brown and Tadd Dameron to the standard and not-so-standard fare of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Hoagy Carmichael, and Blossom Dearie favorite Bob Haymes, the ...

Krakauer's Ancestral Groove: Checkpoint

Read "Checkpoint" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Clarinet master David Krakauer was born in raised in New York City. As he spread his considerable chops throughout NYC's classical, electronica and jazz scenes, he became known as a Klezmer specialist but just as often appeared as a soloist or member of various symphony orchestras, string quartets and chamber ensembles alongside a head-shaking variety of ...

Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo

Read "Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel
This Could Be That
Self-Produced
2016

This Could Be That celebrates the first decade of Brian Andres & his Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, which came together in 2007 in and around the jny: San Francisco Bay Area's Latin jazz hothouse. Music ...

Krakauer's Ancestral Groove: Checkpoint

Read "Checkpoint" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Clarinetist David Krakauer has been exploring his Eastern European Jewish background through music for the past quarter century. He's managed to touch on his roots in varied ways during that time, tapping into Jewish history with some help from the Kronos Quartet on The Dreams And Prayers Of Isaac The Blind (Nonesuch, 1997), finding common ground ...

NEWS: EVENT

Plucky Strum CD Release Concert at Kitano Features Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey

Plucky Strum CD Release Concert at Kitano Features Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey

TWO SHOWS: 8 PM & 10 PM Kitano
66 Park Avenue (at E 38th St)
New York, NY 10016
212.885.7000 $15 cover, $20 minimum drink and food per person, per set About Plucky Strum The joy of acoustic music by Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey. Steeped in jazz but blended with a myriad of styles, ...

Harvie S / Sheryl Bailey: Plucky Strum

Read "Plucky Strum" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Two musicians, two acoustic string instruments, and ten original works recorded live in the studio with no overdubs, edits, or fixes of any sort. That's Plucky Strum in a nutshell, but that's also unfairly reductive in its explanation of the project. For when the two musicians under discussion are as special and seasoned as bassist Harvie ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

The 5th Annual Alternative Guitar Summit: February 4, 2015 @ Shapeshifter Lab And February 6-8, 2015 @ Rockwood Music Hall

The 5th Annual Alternative Guitar Summit: February 4, 2015 @ Shapeshifter Lab And February 6-8, 2015 @ Rockwood Music Hall

Presenting 22 Guitarists, New Podcast Featuring Nels Cline, Plus Masterclasses @ Spectrum The 2015 AGS will feature 22 Guitarists!: Ben Monder, Steve Mackey, Scott Johnson, Lee Ranaldo, Liberty Ellman, David Gilmore, Joel Harrison, Miles Okazaki, Kenny Wessel, Doug Wamble, Adam Levy, Sheryl Bailey, Michael Gregory Jackson, Anders Nilsson, Aaron Dugan, Marco Cappelli, Gyan Riley, David Fiuczynski, Prasanna, Ava ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Sheryl Bailey, Lena Seikaly to Headline Second Annual Mel Bay Jazz Festival

Sheryl Bailey, Lena Seikaly to Headline Second Annual Mel Bay Jazz Festival

Guitarist Sheryl Bailey and singer Lena Seikaly will headline the second annual Mel Bay Jazz Festival, which will take place Thursday, September 25 through Saturday, September 27 at four different venues in and around De Soto, MO. The NYC-based Bailey is a Berklee School of Music graduate who has released eight albums as a leader, the most ...

NEWS: CONTEST

Enter the "Sheryl Bailey - A Meeting of Minds" Giveaway!

Enter the "Sheryl Bailey - A Meeting of Minds" Giveaway!

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Cellar Live “Sheryl Bailey - A Meeting of Minds“ giveaway contest starting today. We'll select FIVE winners at the conclusion of the contest on September 2nd. Click here to enter the contest (Tracking Sheryl Bailey at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.) Good luck!
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