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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Brian Charette/Jim Alfredson Organ Duo at Nighttown

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Brian Charette/Jim Alfredson Organ Duo
Nighttown
Cleveland, Ohio
October 20, 2016

It's not often that you get the chance to hear two organists going head to head in a live setting. Jimmy Mc Griff and Groove Holmes did it, but few others have dared to tread in such territory. Nonetheless, if ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Mike LeDonne Groover Quartet: That Feelin'

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Mike LeDonne's splendid Groover Quartet has earned a cozy groove for itself, somewhere between fresh from the oven and the halcyon days of organ combos led by Jimmy Smith, Charles Earland, Jimmy McGriff, Groove Holmes, Shirley Scott, Don Patterson and others. While embracing their essential groundwork on the one hand, LeDonne moves steadily forward with the ...

Adrienne Fenemor: Mo' Puddin'

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Vocalist, Hammond B 3 specialist and educator, Adrienne Fenemor unveils a tasteful musical treat with the dynamic Mo' Puddin' presenting an explosive session of organ-based music offering a selection of six originals and three standards full of swing and swagger. A New York-based performer and educator since moving to the USA in 2008, Fenemor was born ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Jazz Bridge "Jazz At The Library,” Third Thursday Concert Series In Willingboro, NJ Presents Bootsie Barnes

The Jazz Bridge "Jazz At The Library,” Third Thursday Concert Series In Willingboro, NJ Presents Bootsie Barnes

The Jazz Bridge “Jazz at the Library,” Third Thursday Concert Series presents saxophonist Bootsie Barnes at the Willingboro Library—220 Willingboro Way in Willingboro Township—on Thursday, December 18. Tickets are $10, $5 for students One show starts at 7:30 p.m. Information: 215-517-8337. Robert “Bootsie” Barnes embodies the spirit and the tradition—past, present and future—of everything that was and ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Wil Blades: Groooooovin'

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"I love the blues," says Wil Blades, a Hammond B3 whiz who didn't come to the instrument until he left his hometown of jny: Chicago and was going to college in California. He doesn't remember specific instances of being struck by a blues thunderbolt, but “I remember hearing it. It's part of the feeling I get ...

Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington: Bicoastal Colletive: Chapter 4

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Trumpeter Paul Tynan and baritone saxophonist Aaron Lington first met more than fifteen years ago when they were grad students at the University of North Texas in Denton. After gigging separately for a few years, they formed the Bicoastal Collective about a decade ago and have been playing and recording together ever since. This could reasonably ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jazz Bridge Second Wednesdays Concert Series In Center City Presents "Bootsie" Barnes

Jazz Bridge Second Wednesdays Concert Series In Center City Presents "Bootsie" Barnes

The Jazz Bridge second Wednesdays, Neighborhood Concerts Series at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia—presents saxophonist Bootsie Barnes on Wednesday, January 8. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 215-517-8337. Robert “Bootsie” Barnes embodies the spirit and the tradition—past, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Billy Martin & Wil Blades To Release "Shimmy" May 22 on The Royal Potato Family

Billy Martin & Wil Blades To Release "Shimmy" May 22 on The Royal Potato Family

Billy Martin and Wil Blades wanna make you Shimmy. The organ/drums duo waste no time getting right down to it on their debut album due May 22 from The Royal Potato Family in collaboration with Martin's own Amulet Records. Martin and Blades go old school in the tradition of essential organ-groove sides by the likes of ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jazz Bridge presents Manifest III at the Kennett Flash (Kennett Square) on November 2nd

Appearing on Wednesday, November 2nd at the Kennett Flash, 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square, PA will be the jazz group Manifest III featuring pianist Dennis Fortune, bassist Michael Cruse, guitarist Gerald “Twig" Smith and drummer Harry “Butch" Reed. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. One show. Tickets: $10/$5 students. No advance sales. For more info: Call 484-732-8295. Band bio: Pianist ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Bridge Presents Bootsie Barnes at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church on Thursday January 13th

Jazz Bridge Presents Bootsie Barnes at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church on Thursday January 13th

Appearing at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church on Thursday January 13th, 13 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave in Germantown (Philadelphia, PA) will be saxophonist Bootsie Barnes and his band: Duane Eubanks, Lucas Brown, and Byron Landham. $10/$5 for students. One show only. Starts 7:30 p.m. Free refreshments and a Free CD will be given to each person ...