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10 Clips: João Bosco at Birdland Next Week

10 Clips: João Bosco at Birdland Next Week

João Bosco, Brazil's legendary master of bossa nova and post-bossa nova pop known as música popular Brasileira will be making a rare appearance at New York's Birdland club next week, June 4-8. He'll be joined by Ricardo Silveira (guitar), Guto Wirtti (bass) and Kiko Freitas (drums). I don't know how producer Pat Philips does it, but ...

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Mark J Miller

Mark grew up in Racine, Wisconsin and attended nearby Carthage College. In 1992 he moved toMinneapolis to study at the University of Minnesota with Tom Ashworth and Ron McCurdy. An ever-present sound on the Twin Cities music scene in the 1990s, he played with and composed for MotionPoets, Slide Huxtable, Happy Apple, and Jeanay Say Qua. Mark also performed with the Latin SoundsOrchestra, Salsa Del Soul, and the Intergalactic Contemporary Ensemble.

Mark was a founding member of the jazz sextet Motion Poets, in which he and the other members eachcomposed an eclectic repertoire of hundreds of pieces during their eight-year tenure (1993-2000).They recorded three albums: “Truth And Consequence”, “Standard Of Living”, and “Lose Your Mind AndCome To Your Senses”. Motion Poets also traveled extensively, performing in 37 states and werefeatured at many jazz festivals, including: San Jose Jazz Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival, Discover JazzFestival, and the BYU Jazz Festival.


Article: Year in Review

Top Jazz Venues in New York City

Read "Top Jazz Venues in New York City" reviewed by AAJ Staff

The following jny: New York City venues generated the most reader interest at Jazz Near You. Jazz Near You, All About Jazz's companion website is a global jazz events calendar and club & festival directory supporting over 300 cities from jny: Austin to jny: Zurich. Blue Note New York 131 West Third Street


News: Recording

Buddy Rich’s 'Birdland' Lp To Be Re-released On Limited Edition Translucent Red Vinyl July 21, 2023

Buddy Rich’s 'Birdland' Lp To Be Re-released On Limited Edition Translucent Red Vinyl July 21, 2023

Lightyear Entertainment and Lobitos Creek Ranch, in association with Scabeba Entertainment and the Buddy Rich Estate, have announced the release of a special limited-edition version of the best-selling live album Birdland featuring Buddy Rich and his Killer Force Band at the peak of their performing years. The new release will be a 180-gram audiophile translucent red ...


Article: History of Jazz

Where Clifford Brown Learned to Play: Love In A Wilmington Neighborhood

Read "Where Clifford Brown Learned to Play: Love In A Wilmington Neighborhood" reviewed by Arthur R George

Part 1 | Part 2 Robert “Boysie" Lowery was trumpeter Clifford Brown's first music instructor in the early 1940s, and mentored decades of young musicians thereafter in jny: Wilmington, Delaware. He taught as a sideline to club work, a resource for his community but caring not so much about being paid for his lessons. ...

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Jordan von Haslow


Jordan von Haslow is a cool jazz vocalist who was born in Chicago. He initially performed under the stage name KJ, but changed his name after marrying a New York financier.

Jordan's only jazz recording was entitled “This Could Be the Start of Something” which was recorded in Sydney, Australia at the historic Paradise Studios. The album featured Matt Baker on piano, Kory Horwood on bass, Even Mannell on drums, and Adrian Cunningham on flute/tenor saxophone. It was released by Voix Chic Records and distributed by Sony Music Entertainment, which led to a career-long recording contract with Sony.


Article: Out and About: The Super Fans

Meet Clifford Bass

Read "Meet Clifford Bass" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper

Our newest super fan's first jazz record was The Best of Nat King Cole, which he chose at just ten years old! The bug bit him so hard that, by age 14, he was listening obsessively to A Love Supreme. He is now such a fan of improvisational, in-the-moment performance that he rarely listens to recordings, ...


News: Event

Liberation Hall Announces Bossa Nova And Charlie Parker Titles For Record Store Day, Saturday, April 22

Liberation Hall Announces Bossa Nova And Charlie Parker Titles For Record Store Day, Saturday, April 22

CHARLIE PARKER – The Long Lost Bird Live Afro-CuBop Recordings VARIOUS ARTISTS – Bossa Nova at Carnegie Hall Liberation Hall today details a pair of jazz vinyl releases for Record Store Day, the annual retail event which celebrates independent record stores in the U.S. and abroad. Record Store Day is set for Saturday, April 22. ...


Article: Take Five With...

Take Five With Renée Manning

Read "Take Five With Renée Manning" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Renée Manning Widely celebrated vocalist/composer, Renée Manning, has been educating students ages 2 to 100 years for the past 35 years. During her 10 years as instructor and Vocal Chair at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, she has been awarded several grants including Met Life grants for her choral work with Prospect Hill Senior Center, ...


Article: First Time I Saw

Lullaby of Birdland

Read "Lullaby of Birdland" reviewed by Rob Mariani

This month, instead of writing about a jazz personality, I decided to write about a room. A jazz room which sadly no longer exists but that had a personality as unique as the great musicians who played there. I'm talking about a club called Birdland—the original Birdland on Broadway near 56th Street in Manhattan's Times Square ...


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