All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Kerry Marsh

Content by tag "Kerry Marsh"

ARTICLE: RADIO

The Empress of the Blues

Read "The Empress of the Blues" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This broadcast opens with a celebration of the music of Bessie Smith, the Empress of the Blues, in honor of her birthday, with new releases from saxophonist Melissa Aldana, vocalists Emma Larsson, Marc Jordan, Joanna Wallfisch and Claire Martin, plus more birthday shout outs to Dusty Springfield and Carline Ray (member of the International Sweethearts of ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

What We Need Are Hearts On Fire

Read "What We Need Are Hearts On Fire" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

Sample sweet holiday music from Beegie Adair, plus new releases by pianists Harold Mabern and Sue Palmer, with birthday shout outs to Diane Schuur, Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams (celebrating his centennial this year), Jazz Master Bob Dorough, Cassandra Wilson and lyricist Morgan Ames, among others.

Playlist Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band “The Little Drummer ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Them There Eyes & Songs for the New Year

Read "Them There Eyes & Songs for the New Year" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

Welcome September and happy New Year! In the first hour, a celebration of songs by Doris Tauber (composer of “Them There Eyes" and “Drinking Again"), followed by artists covering songs by Maria Schneider, and new releases to herald the change of season.

Playlist Rachel Z “All I Want" from Moon at the Window ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Denise Donatelli: When Lights are Low

Read "When Lights are Low" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

A recent news photo depicted pop singer, Lady Gaga, accepting an MTV Video Music Award bedecked in a gown of raw meat. While reactions to that stunt went to understandable extremes--condone as art or revolt as déclassé--it's easy to wonder what women jazz vocalists might have thought of it. Based upon the marvelously entertaining and stylistically ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dollison and Marsh: Vertical Voices: The Music of Maria Schneider

Read "Vertical Voices: The Music of Maria Schneider" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Le voci di Julia Dollison e Kerry Marsh, moglie e marito nella vita, si sposano perfettamente sulle composizioni della direttrice di orchestra Maria Schneider, con un ottimo controllo del proscenio e il supporto assolutamente funzionale di quattro musicisti che dell'orchestra della rossa Schneider sono i veri pilastri. Il piano di Frank Kimbrough è lo strumento che più si staglia dietro ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Vocalists Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh Interviewed at AAJ

Vocalists Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh Interviewed at AAJ

It's nice when people of similar interest and ambitions come together. Nicer still, when those things form the basis of a personal relationship; a partnership that results in the ultimate collaboration--marriage. For Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh--singers who are also heavily involved in education, heightened by their successful operation of the jazz vocal program at California ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh: Raising Their Voices

Read "Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh: Raising Their Voices" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

It's nice when people of similar interest and ambitions come together. Nicer still, when those things form the basis of a personal relationship; a partnership that results in the ultimate collaboration--marriage. For Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh--singers who are also heavily involved in education, heightened by their successful operation of the jazz vocal program at California ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dollison and Marsh: Vertical Voices: The Music of Maria Schneider

Read "Vertical Voices: The Music of Maria Schneider" reviewed by Larry Taylor

Maria Schneider's orchestral music has been described as evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous and beyond categorization. Therefore, it was with trepidation that vocalists Julia Dollison and Kerry Marsh approached Schneider with the concept of using their voices, with the aid of multi-tracking studio techniques, to create the sound of her orchestra. They would wordlessly sing the ...