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L'ultimo hipster. La vita e la musica di Mark Murphy

Read "L'ultimo hipster. La vita e la musica di Mark Murphy" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Non trovate accenni a Mark Murphy nelle più recenti storie del jazz, neanche il nome. Una lacuna che appare inspiegabile (a differenza di Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormè e Tony Bennett) che si giustifica solo col ritardo a collocare il cantante di Syracuse in una prospettiva storica.

Eppure già prima della sua scomparsa -il ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Ballard Jazz Festival Preview: A Seattle Rite Of Spring

Ballard Jazz Festival Preview: A Seattle Rite Of Spring

The Ballard Jazz Festival, Seattle's most anticipated and community oriented jazz event, will take place May 17-20, and will headline legendary saxophonist, Chico Freeman. Dubbed three decades ago as one of the “young lions" of jazz for his participation in recordings with other "stars to be," such as Wynton Marsalis, Kevin Eubanks, and Paquito D'Rivera, Freeman's career has established ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

All About Jazz is celebrating Bill Mays' birthday today!

Pianists, composer and arranger Bill Mays, born February 5, 1944, came from a musical family. In his northern California home, music was always present; his dad was a minister, and his mother, a homemaker. “Gospel music was the first music I heard,” Bill recalls. “Dad played ...

NEWS: EVENT

Tickets Moving Fast For May 14 Memorial Concert For Phil Woods In Pittsfield, Mass.

Tickets Moving Fast For May 14 Memorial Concert For Phil Woods In Pittsfield, Mass.

Tribute in Pittsfield, Mass., to Feature the Jazz Master’s Protégé Grace Kelly With Brian Lynch, Bill Mays, Steve Gilmore and Bill Goodwin Berkshires Jazz, Inc. has announced that tickets are on sale, and moving briskly, for the May 14 memorial concert in honor of the late alto saxophonist Phil Woods. To take place at Barrington Stage, in ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

All About Jazz is celebrating Bill Mays' birthday today!

Pianists, composer and arranger Bill Mays, born February 5, 1944, came from a musical family. In his northern California home, music was always present; his dad was a minister, and his mother, a homemaker. “Gospel music was the first music I heard,” Bill recalls. “Dad played ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

All About Jazz is celebrating Bill Mays' birthday today! Pianists, composer and arranger Bill Mays, born February 5, 1944, came from a musical family. In his northern California home, music was always present; his dad was a minister, and his mother, a homemaker. “Gospel music was the first music I heard,” Bill recalls. “Dad played the trombone, ...

NEWS: EVENT

Bill Mays Presents "Ten Decades Of Jazz Piano" In Feb. 21 Program

Bill Mays Presents "Ten Decades Of Jazz Piano" In Feb. 21 Program

Berkshires Jazz, Inc. Participating in Pittsfield’s Annual 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival with One-time Performance PITTSFIELD, MA: Berkshires Jazz, Inc. today announced that the legendary NY-based pianist Bill Mays will perform in a special headline concert on Feb. 21 at Baba Louie’s Backroom. Part of the Pittsfield 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival, the master pianist surveys jazz' progression from raggedy honky-tonk sounds to its speakeasy ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Zoot Fest 2014

Zoot Fest 2014

Jazz enthusiasts, get ready for a day of listening pleasure! Tickets are now on sale for East Stroudsburg University's fourth annual Zoot Fest, a day of jazz music honoring legends Al Cohn and Zoot Sims. Zoot Fest will take place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Innovation Center, located at ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Martin Wind: Appreciating Bill Evans

Read "Martin Wind: Appreciating Bill Evans" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Bassist Martin Wind had already gigged with American jazz musicians prior to moving to New York City in 1996 to advance his musical studies. Though classically trained, Wind is highly versatile, having played in orchestras, small jazz groups, crossing genres on the electric bass prior to departing his native Germany.

Now, years later, he ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Martin Wind Quartet at Kitano

Read "Martin Wind Quartet at Kitano" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Martin Wind Quartet
Jazz at Kitano
New York, NY
May 31, 2014

It was a clear, warm late spring evening in Manhattan, and Jazz at Kitano, by now a familiar part of the New York nightclub scene, provided a perfect setting for a CD release event, a place with great ...


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