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Article: Live Review

Litchfield Jazz Festival 2023

Read "Litchfield Jazz Festival 2023" reviewed by Paul Reynolds


Litchfield Jazz Festival The Frederick Gunn School Washington CT July 28 to July 30, 2023 It's fitting that a festival set in a location as venerable-sounding as the Litchfield Hills deeply respects tradition. That commitment starts with the music styles it presents. While the Litchfield Jazz Festival isn't averse to going ...

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Premik Russell Tubbs

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Premik Russell Tubbs, a composer, arranger, producer and an accomplished multi-instrumentalist performs on various flutes, soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, wind synthesizers, and lap steel guitar. Premik has worked with everyone from Carlos Santana, Whitney Houston, Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, Ravi Shankar, Narada Michael Walden, Clarence Clemons, Ornette Coleman, Jackson Browne, Jean-Luc Ponty, Lonnie Liston-Smith, Scarlet Riveria, James Taylor, Sting and Lady Gaga just to name a few. He is equally adept in pop, R&B, jazz, world and experimental genres. Brief Highlights ~ Recent Years Premik’s May of 2008 schedule led him to perform in Sting's Rainforest Foundation Fund benefit concert Some Kinda Legacy at Carnegie Hall followed by extensive touring with Russian legend Boris Grebenshikov beginning in London at the Royal Albert Hall, continuing on to Dublin, Kiev, Milan, Moscow, St

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News: Music Industry

Giacomo Gates Sings The Song, Tony Adamo Writes The Music

Giacomo Gates Sings The Song, Tony Adamo Writes The Music

Jazz troubadour and terminal hipster Giacomo Gates just keeps getting better and better. Gates is one of the top male jazz singers around today. He's a talented, skillful, and a rock-solid professional. With his vocalese and bebop attitude, he sings, scats, dropping his swinging baritone voice into every lyric he sings. A few years ago, singer, ...

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News: Recording

Guitarist And Composer Dan Liparini’s 'Tessellations' Bridges The Gap Between Paying Homage To The Legacy Of The Past And Staying True To One’s Own Voice.

Guitarist And Composer Dan Liparini’s 'Tessellations' Bridges The Gap Between Paying Homage To The Legacy Of The Past And Staying True To One’s Own Voice.

Guitarist, composer, and bandleader Dan Liparini is a musician whose identity has been shaped by a plethora of influences, spanning genres, generations, and styles. With Tessellations, Liparini reconciles these varied influences together, birthing a voice whose sound is irrefutably drenched in jazz history while maintaining an integrity and honesty that remains unique to him. Tessellations sees ...

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Dan Arcamone

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Artist Recording Collective artist, Dan Arcamone is a guitarist, composer, and educator hailing from Norwalk, CT. As a composer and performer, Arcamone’s powerful yet elegant style has been winning over audiences and critics alike. A diverse player, Arcamone is equally at home creating beautiful, arcing melodies on a ballad as he is taking the reins on a burning, rock-fused solo, qualities that have caused him to make waves as both a leader and sideman. Dan has performed and/or recorded alongside Sean Nowell, Mark Small, Brad Mason, Jen Allen, Thierry Arpino, Marko Djordjevic, Henry Lugo, Rich Zurkowski, Nathan Peck, Janek Gwizdala, Justin Vasquez, Martin Bejerano, Thomson Kneeland, Kenny Grohowski, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, Joe Abba, Damian Curtis, Zaccai Curtis, and Damon Grant, among other great musicians

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Let's Talk About Me

Read "Let's Talk About Me" reviewed by H William Stine


This show has nothing to do with my personal life, so ignore the photo. How many songs can you think of with me in the title? I thought of this many to fill two hours: (Don't read the playlist if you want to guess the mystery vocalist.) Frank Sinatra “All of Me" from ...

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News: Festival

Iconic Composer And Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith Presents 2nd Annual CREATE Festival April 7-8 In New Haven, CT

Iconic Composer And Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith  Presents 2nd Annual CREATE Festival April 7-8 In New Haven, CT

“A trumpeter and composer of penetrating insight.” —Nate Chinen, The New York Times Legendary composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith presents the Second Annual CREATE Festival in New Haven, CT, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive and unclassifiable music that will feature world or US premiere performances of four new suites. Taking place Saturday, ...

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News: Event

Marcus Anderson And Special Guest JJ Sansaverino Up Close And Personal Smooth Jazz Affair

Marcus Anderson And Special Guest JJ Sansaverino Up Close And Personal Smooth Jazz Affair

ACT Jams Productions presents an Up Close and Personal Smooth Jazz Affair featuring Billboard Artists Marcus Anderson and JJ Sansaverino on Friday, November 10 in the Palace Theater Orchestra Lobby located at 100 East Main Street. The artists are joined by band members Steve Clarke (bass), Dexter Pettaway Sr. (drums), and Sean Uliasz (keys). The show ...

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Article: Live Review

Wadada Leo Smith At Firehouse 12

Read "Wadada Leo Smith At Firehouse 12" reviewed by Franz A. Matzner


Wadada Leo Smith Firehouse 12 Create Festival New Haven, Connecticut April 8-9, 2017 It is rare to experience the arc of a prolific artist's work while they are still active, and in the case of Wadada Leo Smith, to witness it at the simultaneous height of creative power ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Wadada Leo Smith Presents The Create Festival, April 8 & 9, 2017 In New Haven

Wadada Leo Smith Presents The Create Festival, April 8 & 9, 2017 In New Haven

Visionary composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith presents the first-ever CREATE Festival, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive and unclassifiable music that will feature classic works alongside world premiere performances. Taking place Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, 2017 at Firehouse 12, 45 Crown Street, New Haven, Connecticut, the festival will include performances ...


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