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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Anton Fig: Behind The Bandstand, Part 2

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The last chord has been played, the lights have been dimmed, and the iconic NYC skyline (in miniature) behind Dave's desk has been disassembled and stored. The airing of the finale of “The Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday May 20th and the accompanying performance by The CBS ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Anton Fig: Behind the Band Stand, Part 1

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It's around 3 o'clock in early January, that melancholy time of year where the day perpetually feels like 7 pm. We're standing on West 53rd Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue around the corner from the entrance to The Ed Sullivan Theater. A light haze of snow is falling ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Oz Noy: The Twisted Wizardry Of Oz

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Any blues played by Oz Noy would have to be a little twisted. Drawing on influences ranging from the classic jazz guitarists of yesteryear to the trailblazers of more recent vintage, Noy's instantly recognizable voice is also heavily influenced by blues and heavy metal guitarists.

Two and a half years have passed since Twisted ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Fieldstone Jazz Festival: Great Neck, NY, June 29, 2013

Read "Fieldstone Jazz Festival: Great Neck, NY, June 29, 2013" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Fieldstone Jazz Festival
Great Neck, NY
June 29, 2013
While jazz is often performed in spaces befitting its stature--like theaters, auditoriums and swanky supper clubs--it also has a very long history as an alternative venue-housed art form. Over the past century, it's gone from the brothels of New Orleans to the rent parties of ...

NEWS: EVENT

Joe Caro & The Met Band (Live At Drom, NYC) Dec. 13th, 2012

Joe Caro & The Met Band (Live At Drom, NYC) Dec. 13th, 2012

Joe Caro, Clifford Carter, Lou Marini, Anton Fig, Conrad Korsch, Lew Soloff And Randy Brecker Live At Drom, NYC December 13th presented by Innsbruck Records Published: 2012-05-22 In the New York City underground scene, Joe Caro led an allstar band which included trumpeter Chris Botti, saxman Lenny Pickett, Late show drummer Anton Fig, bassist Will Lee, trumpeter Randy Brecker and saxman ...

Wayne Krantz: Inspired Transition

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It's taken guitarist Wayne Krantz the guts of twenty years to pen a CD of songs with lyrics and sing them. Howie 61 (Abstract Logix, 2012) is a departure from the music he has recorded previously, though Krantz, Carlock, Lefebvre (Abstract Logix, 2009) hinted at this new direction. There's less guitar work than might be expected ...

Joe Caro, Adam Holzman, Andy Snitzer, Anton Fig, Conrad Korsch, Lew Soloff And Randy Brecker Live At Drom, NYC June 6th Presented By Innsbruck Records

In the New York City underground scene, Joe Caro led an allstar band which included trumpeter Chris Botti, saxman Lenny Pickett, Late show drummer Anton Fig, bassist Will Lee, trumpeter Randy Brecker and saxman Andy Snitzer among several other notables performing every Tuesday night at the NYC club, The Metropolitan Café. What started out as a two week gig, continued for ...