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Latin Grammy Award winner David Sánchez is being hailed as “the most profound young tenor saxophonist working today. In a review, world- renown jazz critic Howard Reich saluted the young bandleader saying, “Technically, tonally and creatively, he seems to have it all. His sound is never less than plush, his pitch is unerring, his rapid-fire playing is ravishing in its combination of speed, accuracy and utter evenness of tone.” Such is the acclaim and respect that Sánchez has engendered from critics, music lovers and fellow artists throughout the world as he continues to push the frontiers of mainstream jazz to incorporate a compelling and rich array of Latin and Afro-Caribbean influences, while remaining true to the tenets of the jazz genre. Born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Sánchez began playing percussion and drums at age 8 before migrating to tenor saxophone four years later
by R.J. DeLuke
Guitarist Gabriel Vicéns from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, has only been on the New York City scene for about five years. But his rich tone and engaging style have gained him a reputationstill growingas a remarkable voice and an artist with something valid to say. He's not a guitar shredder, though he has plenty of ...
by R.J. DeLuke
Benjamin Koppel is an extraordinary Danish musician from an illustrious music family. He is all about musicof just about any kind. He's always absorbing it, discovering what there is to derive from it. A kind of restless desire to explore envelops him. He simplifies it in his own words: he's curious. It comes naturally to him. ...
By Edward Simon
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by Craig Jolley
From the 1995-2003 archive: This article first appeared at All About Jazz in March 2001. Jazz Education I recently retired from Rutgers University. Right now I teach piano one day a week at Manhattan School of Music. In September I'll be teaching at the new jazz program at Julliard. I've taught David Sanchez and ...
by Jeff Reed
Meet Jeff Reed Jeff Reed is an acoustic bassist, electric bassist, composer, and educator residing in jny: Baltimore, MD. One of the most in-demand sidemen in the area, Jeff has performed extensively throughout the United States and throughout the world. As a sideman, Reed frequently works with bass vibraphonist Warren Wolf, trumpeter Sean Jones, and bass ...
by Leo Sidran
Bassist Orlando le Fleming on how to get a sound on the bass, why he puts rhythm before notes," what were the advantages to starting his career in England, when it's to leave New York, who were his mentors, the jazz struggle" and why groove comes from culture." Plus, he discusses his experiences working ...
by Aaron Paschal
Warren Wolf is a Baltimore-born vibraphonist and a member of the SFJAZZ Collective. Reincarnation (2020), his fourth album as leader on Mack Avenue Records, sees Wolf dive into an entirely different side of his musical personality. We got together via ZOOM to talk about his musical influences, how he's staying creative during the COVID pandemic and ...
Join the National Endowment for the Arts in celebrating the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters—Dorthaan Kirk, Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman—at free, open to the public events April 1–3, 2020, at the SFJAZZ Center in jny: San Francisco, held in collaboration with SFJAZZ. In addition to hearing from the masters themselves at a listening party ...