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Article: Live Review

Chris Oatts Quintet featuring Terell Stafford at Chris’ Jazz Café

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Chris Oatts Quintet featuring Terell Stafford Chris' Jazz Café Live and Streaming Philadelphia, PA September 10, 2021 This was the reviewer's first time at a live performance in a jazz club since the start of the corona virus pandemic a year and a half ago. A ...

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Article: The Jazz Life

Some Kind Of Normal—The new, East Coast Jazz Festival

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Todd Barkan is a Jazz Club owner, which is a bit like saying Sonny Rollins is a saxophonist. It doesn't really tell you very much unless you already know about them. But it's a start. After a year of the plague (Covid-19 in case you're in doubt), being a club owner is not unlike being a ...

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News: Festival

Six Legendary Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival, March 20th!

Six Legendary Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival, March 20th!

Pay-What-You-Wish to Enjoy More Than 80 of the Top Jazz Performers in the World Over Six Hours! A collection of the most beloved and well-known jazz clubs on the East Coast have banded together for the first-ever multi-city East Coast Jazz Festival, which will take place online on Saturday, March 20th from 5 ...

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News: Recording

Bassist Nicholas Krolak Inspires Listeners To Find And Use One’s Voice To Impact The World Around Oneself With His Sophomore Album, 'Voice = Power.

Bassist Nicholas Krolak Inspires Listeners To Find And Use One’s Voice To Impact The World Around Oneself With His Sophomore Album, 'Voice = Power.

Bassist, composer, and lyricist Nicholas Krolak is no stranger to the complexities of the modern world in which we live. As a musician, Krolak understands it is not enough for him to merely preserve tradition, but it is not possible to move forward without it. As a person, he understands the dual necessity of walking in ...

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Dave Wilson

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Dave Wilson is jazz saxophonist, recording artist, composer, and educator in the Central PA/ Delaware Valley area where he leads his band The Dave Wilson Quartet. Born and raised in Bronxville, N.Y. Wilson has studied with saxophonists Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, Bill Barron, Ralph Lalama with a primary focus on tenor and soprano. He is also adept at alto, clarinet, and flute. With his quartet, Wilson and his band mates are known for their exciting improvisations, creative individualistic compositions, and unique arrangements of standards. As the saxophonist states, "what sounds good, is what is true to our artistic vision, and can communicate with the audience on a deep level...it's jazz"

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News: Performance / Tour

Mangia e Jazz at Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia

Mangia e Jazz at Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia

November is a celebration of Italian American jazz artists at Chris’ Jazz Café and their favorite dishes that reflect their heritage. “All month long we’re showcasing musicians with Italian roots,” said Chef/Owner Mark DeNinno. “We thought it would be fun to tie in their favorite dishes, so guests can actually eat what the artists enjoy.” The ...

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Article: History of Jazz

Philadelphia Jazz: A Brief History

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This article was first published at the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia website. Jazz began to emerge as a distinct musical style around the turn of the twentieth century, a merging of two vernacular African American musical styles—ragtime and blues—with elements of popular music. New Orleans, the “cradle of jazz," was the most important city ...

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News: Obituary

John T. "Bunky" deVecchis, 78, photographed jazz musicians

John T. "Bunky" deVecchis, 78, photographed jazz musicians

Bunky deVecchis would go into a dimly lit nightclub with a camera without a flash and capture jazz musicians in full cry in whatever light was available. He didn't like flash photography, and his subjects were appreciative. Nothing like working to nurse notes out of your instrument with a flash going off in your face. Ambient ...

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Article: Interview

Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart

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Even for a musician who has been playing and singing since age six, Paul Jost has just come through one exceptional year. First, he released his debut with The Jost Project, Can't Find My Way Home (2013, Dot.Time Records), featuring the leader on vocals, harmonica and guitar, with drummer Charlie Patierno, double bassist Kevin ...

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News: Performance / Tour

The Corinne Mammana Quartet Featuring Guitarist Frank Dibussolo

The Corinne Mammana Quartet featuring guitarist Frank DiBussolo will appear at Chris' Jazz Cafe on Tuesday, December 16. Shows run from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. and tickets are $10. Chris’ is located on 1421 Sansom Street in jny: Philadelphia. For reservations or more information, call 215-568-3131. Jazz singer Corinne Mammana has an extensive background in theater ...


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