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Content by tag "Ivan Neville"

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Jessica Lurie: In It For The Long Haul

Read "Jessica Lurie: In It For The Long Haul" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Jazz music, in all its forms, spread throughout world culture, is deeply embedded in the American experience. It is a culture based phenomena uniquely reflecting that experience in such a personal and expressive way as to embrace the myriad of crosscurrents that express new interpretations of the form.

It is deep as the physicality ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Foundation of Funk at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

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Foundation of Funk
Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
Denver
February 11, 2017

Foundation: the base upon which something is built. From houses to skyscrapers, foundations are essential. They must be solid, strong and most of all, immovable. A funk foundation? That, too, must be solid and strong. But immovable? No, quite the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Inspired Sax With A Hip-Hop Lean

Inspired Sax With A Hip-Hop Lean

Sam Rucker urges “Be True 2 Who U R” ahead of the June 3 release of “Tell You Something” Williamsburg, Virginia: Hip-hop producer turned contemporary jazz saxophonist Sam Rucker has something to say. Blending jazz, hip-hop, soul and gospel, he communicates through inspirational instrumentals that meaningfully resonate with listeners. Nearly three years in the making, his sophomore ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Eufórquestra Announces New Album "Fire" Out March 25

Eufórquestra Announces New Album "Fire" Out March 25

Fort Collins/Denver-based band Eufórquestra (pronounced: yoo • FOHR • keh • struh) returns with their fourth full-length studio album, Fire, set for worldwide release on March 25, 2014. Fire was produced by Kyle Hollingsworth (The String Cheese Incident) and mastered by Dominick Maita, whose credits include Billy Joel and Herbie Hancock. The album spans 14 funk-infused ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Anders Osborne Co-Headlines Headcount Participation Tour

Anders Osborne Co-Headlines Headcount Participation Tour

Award-winning New Orleans guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Anders Osborne, touring in support of his powerful new Alligator Records CD, Black Eye Galaxy, will co-headline the HeadCount Participation Tour, along with Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk. The tour will stop in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and New York City on November 2, 3, 4 and 5 respectively. The HeadCount Participation Tour is part ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Voodoo Experience: New Orleans, USA, October 28-30, 2011

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The Voodoo Experience
City Park
New Orleans, LA
October 28-30, 2011
Halloween in New Orleans can only mean one thing. Voodoo...a three day music festival, highlighted by a blending of high profile national and local musical acts representing many different genres. It also features food, amusement park rides, interactive art installations--including The ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Monterey Jazz Festival: Monterey, CA, September 16-18, 2011

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54th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey Fairgrounds
Monterey, CA
September 16-18, 2011
The Monterey Jazz Festival--still going strong after 54 years. What's more, this year, Sept. 16-18, it was better than ever: the music was great; weather warm yet crisp and the atmosphere bucolic at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Northern ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Vieux Farka Toure Returns for US Summer Tour: 16+ Dates

Vieux Farka Toure Returns for US Summer Tour: 16+ Dates

Vieux Farka Touré will be returning to the US for a Summer Tour not to be missed. His third studio album, The Secret, continues to receive rave reviews from Rolling Stone to NPR Music. His live shows have been paired down to a “power trio" consisting of Vieux on vocals/guitar, Mamadou Sidibe on bass, and drummer/multi-percussionist ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival Welcomes School of Rock

Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival Welcomes School of Rock

Gathering of the Vibes, the Northeast's premier camping and music arts festival, is proud to announce a unique partnership with School Of Rock, the nation's leading performance-based music school, promising to be the “must see" musical event of the summer, July 21-24, at Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT. School of Rock (www.schoolofrock.com) joins the Vibes Family at the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vieux Farka Touré: "The Secret" is Out!

Vieux Farka Touré: The Secret
Traveling down Linden Blvd towards JFK Airport, Vieux Farka Touré had a realization. Having just left The Bunker recording studio in Brooklyn, he was discussing the sessions with his manager, Eric Herman. A newly constructed song, played in part by his father— the great Malian guitarist Ali Farka Touré—came on over the ...