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2020 Winter JazzFest Marathons: A Survival Guide

Read "2020 Winter JazzFest Marathons: A Survival Guide" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Believe it or not, it is that time of the year again! The holidaze are barely over and a new edition of Winter JazzFest is upon us. Knowing a jazz marathon is the perfect antidote to the holiday shopping and social marathons, producer Brice Rosenbloom and his cohorts have put together a program of gargantuan proportions. ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Jazz This Week: Red Baraat, Gateway Jazz Festival, Tom McDermott, and More

Jazz This Week: Red Baraat, Gateway Jazz Festival, Tom McDermott, and More

This Labor Day weekend in St. Louis offers fans of jazz and creative music an eclectic mix of sounds from traditional to experimental, with numerous gradations in between. Let's go to the highlights... On Thursday, “bhangra funk" band Red Baraat returns to St. Louis to take the stage at The Gramophone. Led by drummer Sunny Jain, ...

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J Hunter's Best Releases of 2010

Read "J Hunter's Best Releases of 2010" reviewed by J Hunter

Counting down the best releases of 2010: Allison Miller Boom Tic Boom Foxhaven 2010 Anyone with job references as diverse as organ icon Dr. Lonnie Smith and indie singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco must have something interesting to say, and drummer Allison Miller proves that out. Boom Tic Boom is ...

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Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records To Release PATHWAY, The Debut Recording From Pianist/Composer DAVID COOK

Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records To Release PATHWAY, The Debut Recording From Pianist/Composer DAVID COOK

(Available December 7, 2010 at BJURecords.com Pathway features: David Cook (piano, compositions) Matt Clohesy (bass) Mark Ferber (drums) NYC CD RELEASE PERFORMANCE—JANUARY 5, 2011 @ THE CORNELIA STREET CAFE!!! with Marco Panascia (bass) + Mark Ferber (drums) Possessing patience, self-awareness, and experience; knowing when to step out as ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Sunny Jain: Taboo

Read "Taboo" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

I taboo sono quelli che riguardano i diritti sociali in generale, l'orientamento sessuale, l'ingiustizia, la violenza sulle donne, lo scontro tra religioni, in particolare. Il luogo è la zona meridionale del continente asiatico ma potrebbe essere qualsiasi parte del globo terrestre. L'ispirazione artistica arriva dai ghazals poemi d'amore originari della penisola arabica ed arrivati fino in ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up: Actionspeak

Read "Actionspeak" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Actionspeak, by drummer Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up, operates as an updated take on Miles Davis' 1960s quintet idea. As a working band, the combination of Fujiwara with bassist Danton Boller, trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, guitarist Mary Halvorson and saxophonist Brian Settles presents musical entertainment, more than intellectual device, while advancing the ideology of jazz as ...

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The Jazz Session #175: Sunny Jain

The Jazz Session #175: Sunny Jain

Drummer Sunny Jain is using his superpowers for good, choosing on his new album, Taboo (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records, 2010) to make a series of strong statements about social issues, set against South Asian cultural norms. In this interview, Jain talks about his decision to use traditional song forms to say non-traditional things; the intricate interplay ...

Sunny Jain CD Release Celebration/Concert for Taboo June 10th @ Joe's Pub

Sunny Jain CD Release Celebration/Concert for Taboo June 10th @ Joe's Pub

"It only takes one initial listen to discern that Jain has masterminded a gala that is divergent, unique and irrefutably compelling. Hence, an album that stands alone within the continual influx of genre-crossing jazz projects. A top pick for 2010, indeed." - Glenn Astarita “this release is equally thought provoking, riveting, and engaging." - Mark F. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records to Release Taboo, from Sunny Jain

Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records to Release Taboo, from Sunny Jain

“Powering it all with shifting tempos, a vast array of percussive colors and rhythmic aplomb is bandleader Jain, bringing worlds together in seamless fashion...a fresh concept with brilliant execution." - Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes “Jain intrepidly leads his band into a lush, undiscovered sonic territory that glistens with the exoticism of newness without falling into ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Sunny Jain: Taboo

Read "Taboo" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

The sentences “Some things shouldn't be discussed in public" or “Don't ask, don't tell," are archaic phrases that still persist when speaking about forbidden subjects. South Asian drummer/composer Sunny Jain addresses some of these forbidden topics in Taboo, a scintillating project where he artfully uses his music as a platform to address social issues such as ...


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