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Documenting Jazz 2019

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Documenting Jazz
Conservatory of Music and Drama
TU Dublin
jny: Dublin, Ireland
January 17-19, 2019

Jazz music, which has pretty much always meant different things to different people, has been comprehensively documented since its arrival in the first decades of the twentieth century.

The most obvious form ...

NEWS: RADIO

Barbary Coast This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz we hear rare recordings of Sid LeProtti playing piano and actor Vernel Bagneris bringing LeProtti’s words to life. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band plays classic tunes that might have been danced to in the night spots of Pacific Street. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International, on Sirius/XM ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Davey Payne: Ready To Play

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Davey Payne is known best for the time when he was saxophonist with British group, The Blockheads. His solo on the 1978 number 1 hit, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick" was the first time a double sax solo had appeared on a hit record.

Before he joined forces with Dury, who fronted The ...

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Jim Cullum Celebrates 50 Years This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week Riverwalk Jazz honors The Jim Cullum Jazz Band tocelebrate its 50th Anniversary in a concert recorded live at The Tobin Estate in San Antonio. Bandleader and cornetist Jim Cullum Jr. traces the history of the Band through five decades of performances at home and on the road, from Carnegie Hall to a bull ring ...

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This Week On Riverwalk Jazz: West Coast Classic Jazz In Concert

This Week On Riverwalk Jazz: West Coast Classic Jazz In Concert

They called their music “The Truth"—real, righteous Traditional Jazz. By the early 1940s, its champions were the powerful West Coast brassmen Turk Murphy and Lu Watters. Disciples of “The Real Stuff" themselves, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band presents their concert tribute to The West Coast Classic Jazz Revival at the Stanford Jazz Festival in California, this week ...

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The Jim Cullum Jazz Band Celebrates 50 Years

The Jim Cullum Jazz Band Celebrates 50 Years

Riverwalk Jazz this week celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Jim Cullum Jazz Band in a concert recorded live in San Antonio. Bandleader and cornetist Jim Cullum Jr. traces the history of the band through five decades of performances at home and on the road, from Carnegie Hall—to a bull ring in Mexico—and concert halls in ...

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Last Call Late Night Jam This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Last Call Late Night Jam This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Often at late night jam sessions, when the bartender is about to give “last call," the best jazz of the evening can be heard and savored. Those who stick around get rewarded with some of the hardest swinging, most creative music there is. It was on a night like this, at the end of the Sacramento ...

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Jazz + Photography = Now

In your lifetime, as in mine, both jazz and photography have gradually won acceptance as fine arts. Having been intimately involved with both, I see underlying similarities between these two “modern" forms. The special energy of the fleeting moment is as crucial to photography as it is to jazz. Perhaps Zen painting or action painting should be ...

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Jazz on the Barbary Coast on Riverwalk Jazz This Week

Jazz on the Barbary Coast on Riverwalk Jazz This Week

A century ago, San Francisco's Barbary Coast was a waterfront hub of loose living, dance- crazy club-goers and wild new music. The Barbary Coast had been notorious for fifty years before the 1906 earthquake, and within hours of the last trembler its saloons and whorehouses were open for business again. In a town settled by gold-seekers and rogues—where men ...