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Hal Willner's Rock 'n' Rota

Read "Hal Willner's Rock 'n' Rota" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

"The whole is greater than the sum of its parts." Anyone who has ever been at an all-star event--especially if that was a tribute concert--has learned the importance of Aristotle's maxim the hard way. Maybe the occasion was momentous, the cast probably star-studded, the heart certainly in the right place and the expectations high... however, at ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

David Amram 87th Birthday Celebration at the Falcon

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David Amram Quartet
The Falcon
87th Birthday Celebration
Marlboro, NY
December 3, 2017

Ever a celebration of our true angel hearts and creative selves, David Amram's irrepressible spirit (he did turn 87 on November 17th) and margin-mashing musical journey (Phil Och's “When I'm Gone" as a sweet jazz standard anyone?) ...

ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Culture Clubs: A History of the U.S. Jazz Clubs, Part II: New York

Read "Culture Clubs: A History of the U.S. Jazz Clubs, Part II: New York" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Jazz didn't abandon jny: Chicago but its further development only began to take on a distinct personality in the 1960s. By the late 1920s, the next phase of the jazz scene had shifted from Chicago to New York though, initially, there was no red carpet rolled out. As jazz bands made their way to New York ...

David Amram: Classic American Film Scores 1956-2016

Read "Classic American Film Scores 1956-2016" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Nato a Filadelfia nel 1930, David Amram è una figura tutto sommato non particolarmente nota nel vasto panorama del jazz legato al lavoro negli studios cinematografici, per cui assolutamente benemerito arriva questo box, da lui fortemente voluto, che ne riunisce organicamente le colonne sonore (non tutte, ma una significativa selezione) per cinema e -più episodicamente -teatro. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Fazil Say al Teatro Manzoni di Milano

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Fazil Say
Aperitivo in concerto
Teatro Manzoni
Milano
20.03.2016

Fazil Say, compositore e pianista turco di fama internazionale, ha chiuso in bellezza la 31° edizione di Aperitivo in Concerto al Teatro Manzoni a Milano. Un'edizione caratterizzata da alcuni personaggi di culto della musica del nostro tempo, da Marc ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

David Amram Quintet al Teatro Manzoni di Milano

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Aperitivo in Concerto,
Teatro Manzoni -Milano
28.02.2016

86 anni e non sentirli.

È David Amram, leggenda vivente della musica americana contemporanea, che con il suo quintetto ha intrattenuto e deliziato per circa due ore un Teatro Manzoni stracolmo di appassionati che non volevano perdersi la prima ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Sheila Jordan: Now's The Time

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Sheila Jordan, one of the last great jazz vocalists from the bebop era turns eighty six on 18 November. Happy Birthday Sheila! There's much to celebrate. The Pennsylvanian-born singer's remarkable life story has just been published--the first complete biography to cover Jordan's life and career in detail. Written by Ellen Johnson over seven years, Jazz Child: ...

Help Create Janine Santana's Next Latin Jazz Project. All Legends!

Help Create Janine Santana's Next Latin Jazz Project. All Legends!

Lady Colorado Jazz artist has attracted top Latin legends to innovative recording project Boulder, Colorado: Janine Santana’s Next Latin Jazz Project has the attention of many of the best composers and musicians in the genre. With legendary artists David Amram (composer, author and multi instrumentalist), Pianist/producer Ricky Gonzalez (Mark Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and many salsa legends),Ray Vega (Machito, Tito Puente)Jose Madera (Tito ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

David Amram on Gregory Corso

David Amram on Gregory Corso

David Amram [pictured] is one of the last surviving members of the Beat Generation scene and a forefather of the countculture movement of the '60s. Not only was the French hornist and composer there in the '50s, he was part of the Beats' inner circle. Yesterday—March 26—Beat poet Gregory Corso would have been 83 (he died ...

NEWS: EVENT

Casa Karen Hosts Gato 6 on Nov. 17th!

Jazz Vocalist Suzi Stern and her partner pianist George Oldziey have been producing amazing jazz concerts for the past two years in central Austin at Casa Karen. Eddie Gomez, Ed Soph, Stefan Karlsson, Alex Sipiagin, Donald Edwards, Rich Harney, Elias Hasslanger, Peter Stoltzman, David Amram, Peggy Stern the list goes on and on. This month Oldziey ...