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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Latin Jazz All Stars at Dazzle

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Latin Jazz All Stars
Dazzle
Denver, CO
January 10, 2019

The All Stars came to town Thursday night and lived up to their name. The Latin Jazz All Stars is an amalgam that periodically organizes and tours with a fluctuating cast of players. A similar conglomeration came through the Denver ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bill O'Connell and the Latin Jazz All-Stars: Heart Beat

Read "Heart Beat" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Veteran New York Pianist/composer and arranger Bill O'Connell, early on developed a reputation in the post-bop/hard-bop area but, since then, is best recognized as one of the finest musicians and long-time proponents within the Latin Jazz genre. With decades as a performer and a host of albums to his credit, O'Connell presents his fourth release for ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Enrico Granafei: Alone (and) Together

Read "Alone (and) Together" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Enrico Granafei è un chitarrista e armonicista cosentino residente da anni negli Stati Uniti, precisamente a Montclair (New Jersey), dove possiede un ristorante e jazz club, Trumpets. La sua storia musicale inizia dopo un diploma di chitarra nel 1976 al conservatorio dell'Aquila e con l'attività di armonicista a Roma, iniziata alla fine di quel decennio dopo ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Jazz With Dominican Accents and Flavours Back in South Florida

In October 2012, Landestoy Enterprises presented a completely new and exiting concept from the Dominican Republic: The South Florida Dominican Jazz Fest. A multicultural event that brought to Florida the best Jazz currently being made by musicians in the Dominican Republic as well as Dominicans living abroad. At this event, Miami witnessed the Jazz proposals from the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chembo Corniel: Afro-Blue Monk

Read "Afro-Blue Monk" reviewed by Steve Bryant

Nuyrican conguero Wilson “Chembo" Corniel is a member of the Afro-Latin New Wave, and has been making quite a name for himself as an accomplished composer and bandleader. Raised in Brooklyn, Corniel developed and honed his prodigious skills in the musically rich environs of the New York Latin scene. He performed with giants of Latin music ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Burlington, Vermont, June 3-12, 2011

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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Burlington, VT
June 3-12, 2011
The mix of anticipation and apprehension at the outset of each year's Burlington Discover Jazz Festival is no doubt something akin to stage fright in the mind of any stage performer, musician or otherwise. Will the string of high-profile events meet audience expectations and generate ...

NEWS: EVENT

Central Brooklyn Jazz Anniversary Concert

Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) will celebrate its 11th anniversary on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at Jazz966 located 966 Fulton Street in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn with a jazz concert featuring the Steven Kroon Sextet. The bill also includes a youth jazz ensemble performance by Q City Soundz and a special award presentation to ...