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Pittsburgh's Jazz Days of Winter Set for February 16-23, 2019

Pittsburgh's Jazz Days of Winter Set for February 16-23, 2019

By Mackenzie Horne

Dwindling attendance is perhaps the most serious threat to the well-being of today's regional jazz circles, and addressing this issue requires an approach that is as authentic as it is aggressive. Problems with attendance and participation seem to be amplified in a metropolitan area as small as jny: Pittsburgh, and past history ...

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Brian Charette: Alphabet City

Read "Alphabet City" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Clearly producer Marc Free loves the jazz organ. His roster on the Posi-Tone label includes two of the best up and coming talents, Jared Gold and Brian Charette. Of his three albums for the label, Alphabet City may be Charette's best effort yet. While the previous Good Tipper relied too heavily on quirky versions of some ...

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Brian Charette: Alphabet City

Read "Alphabet City" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Alphabet City is organist Brian Charette's ninth album, titled for the part of Manhattan where he lives (in the building which featured on the cover of Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti, apparently). He's alongside guitarist Will Bernard and drummer Rudy Royston, both familiar names on numerous other releases for Posi-tone Records: a standard, though high quality, organ ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brian Charette: Alphabet City

Read "Alphabet City" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Organist Brian Charette brings his A-game to Alphabet City. But who would expect anything else from this consummate artist? After delivering a covers-heavy program with two different trio lineups on Good Tipper (Posi-Tone, 2014), Charette returns here with an all-originals outing that finds him in the company of guitarist Will Bernard and drummer Rudy Royston.