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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Jeff Duperon: Building a Jazz Bridge for Musicians and the Community

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[For almost fifteen years, Philadelphia's Jazz Bridge has been providing funds and services to professional jazz and blues musicians in need. On Sunday, June 3, 2018, Jazz Bridge will hold its annual fundraiser at the Independence Seaport Museum at Penn's Landing. There will be food, drink, fun, and an opportunity to meet the musicians. The honorary ...

Mattias Ståhl Trio: Jag Skulle Bara Gå Ut

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The rebirth of the vibraphone as a tool for creative music making has been a long time coming. Like the clarinet, it had to lose its nerdishness to gain acceptance. Artists like Jason Adasiewicz, Matt Moran and the Swedish-born Matthais Ståhl are making the vibes as relevant today as the mid-sixties and 1970s work of Khan ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Percussionist Craig McIver Quartet In Cheltenham Wed. April 2nd!

Percussionist Craig McIver Quartet In Cheltenham Wed. April 2nd!

The Jazz Bridge First Wednesdays Neighborhood Concerts Series at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Road in Cheltenham PA, presents drummer Craig McIver and his quartet on Wednesday, April 2nd. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 215-517-8337 or visit Jazz Bridge. Drummer Craig ...

NEWS: EVENT

Dylan Taylor: Sweeter For the Struggle at the Painted Bride Arts Center on December 13th

Dylan Taylor: Sweeter For the Struggle at the Painted Bride Arts Center on December 13th

From the desk of Suzanne Cloud, Executive Director and Co-Founder Jazz Bridge Project: Something very special is about to come your way this holiday season and, truth be told, I have a special interest in promoting this event. As executive director and co-founder of Jazz Bridge, a public charity that aids professional jazz and blues musicians in crisis ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Monnette Sudler: Daring To Dream

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She's not working. She's too sick. And it hurts to the bone that she can't play the way she used to because she has Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) lung disease and is waiting for a lung transplant. Nobody knows what causes this scarring and stiffening of the lung tissue, hence the idiopathic part of the name, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jerry Dammers' Spatial A.K.A Orchestra at the Norfolk And Norwich Festival 2012

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Jerry Dammers' Spatial A.K.A Orchestra
Theatre Royal Norfolk And Norwich Festival
Norwich, UK
May 26, 2012

It only took a quick glance at the stage to confirm that this was to be no ordinary jazz gig: Jerry Dammers' Spatial A.K.A Orchestra doesn't do ordinary. Dammers, leader and keyboard player of '70s ska band The Specials, ...

Coltrane's Ascension For Ascension Eve Jazz Vespers In Phila. Wed. May 16th!

Coltrane's Ascension For Ascension Eve Jazz Vespers In Phila. Wed. May 16th!

Saxophonist Bobby Zankel and percussionist Craig McIver will be performing the John Coltrane composition Ascension for the Ascension Eve Jazz Vespers (marking the end of the Easter season) on Wednesday May 16th at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St. Martin's Lane, Philadelphia PA, at 7:00 PM. The service is free, but a voluntary collection will ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Monnette Sudler at the Kennett Flash in Kennett Square, PA on December 7th

Monnette Sudler at the Kennett Flash in Kennett Square, PA on December 7th

Appearing on Wednesday, December 7th at the Kennett Flash, 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square, PA will be guitarist Monnette Sudler and her band featuring pianist Barry Sames, bassist Steve Green, and drummer Leon Jordan. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. One show. Tickets: $10/$5 students. No advance sales. For info: Call 484-732-8295. About Monnette Sudler Monnette Sudler is a multi-faceted musician; ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Bridge Presents Percussionist Craig McIver at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church on March 10th

Jazz Bridge Presents Percussionist Craig McIver at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church on March 10th

Percussionist Craig McIver will be appearing at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, 13 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave, Philadelphia, PA, on Thursday March 10th with his band featuring pianist Aaron Graves, bassist Mike Boone, and John Swana on EVI. One show: 7:30-9PM. Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! For info: 215-517-8337 Hailed by JazzTimes, Jazz ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Scanner with The Post Modern Jazz Quartet "Blink of an Eye" Available Now on Thirsty Ear Recordings

Scanner with The Post Modern Jazz Quartet "Blink of an Eye" Available Now on Thirsty Ear Recordings

The blending of jazz and electronics has been one of the more difficult musical challenges, as it attempts to humanize the machine or mechanize the free spirit of improvisation. It's a very tricky balance to get right, as they can be on a collision course with each other. British artist Robin Rimbaud traverses the experimental terrain between ...