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Article: Live Review

The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: The Future is Female, Day 4

Read "The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: The Future is Female, Day 4" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 This is the fourth of four pieces covering the 2021 Detroit International Jazz Festival. Two weeks before the festival, a decision was made to go to a virtual format due to the surge provided by the Delta variant of Covid-19. Three outdoor stages ...

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The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: A World Community, Day 3

Read "The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: A World Community, Day 3" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 This is the third of four pieces covering the 2021 Detroit International Jazz Festival. Two weeks before the festival, a decision was made to go to a virtual format due to the surge provided by the Delta variant of Covid-19. Three outdoor stages ...

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The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: Against All Odds, Day 2

Read "The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: Against All Odds, Day 2" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 This is the second of four pieces covering the 2021 Detroit International Jazz Festival. Two weeks before the festival, a decision was made to go to a virtual format due to the surge provided by the Delta variant of Covid-19. Three outdoor stages ...

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The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: A Commitment to the Music, Day 1

Read "The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival: A Commitment to the Music, Day 1" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 This is the first of four pieces covering the 2021 Detroit International Jazz Festival. Two weeks before the festival, a decision was made to go to a virtual format due to the surge provided by the Delta variant of Covid-19. Three outdoor stages ...

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News: Recording

Famed Bassist Chuck Israels Signs With Dot Time Records - New Release "Garden Of Delights"

Famed Bassist Chuck Israels Signs With Dot Time Records - New Release "Garden Of Delights"

Dot Time Records is excited to announce the signing of composer, arranger and bassist Chuck Israels. Best known for his work with the Bill Evans Trio from 1961 through 1966, he is also recognized for his pioneering accomplishments in the Jazz Repertory as Director of the National Jazz Ensemble from 1973 to 1981. Chuck's first release ...

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Article: Interview

Scott Colley: Staying In The Moment

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Bassist Scott Colley was involved in three of the most well attended performances at the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival: the Pat Metheny Trio with guest Kenny Garrett on opening night; the Pat Metheny/Gary Burton Quartet Reunion on Saturday night; and the grand closing performance featuring the North American premiere of Pat Metheny's “Hommage" to Eberhard Weber ...

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Article: Live Review

2015 Detroit Jazz Festival

Read "2015 Detroit Jazz Festival" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Detroit Jazz Festival Hart Plaza Detroit, Michigan September 4-7, 2015 As the world's largest free jazz festival, Detroit's annual Labor Day offering provides a rewarding, but daunting task for anyone set to hunker down in the Motor City all Labor Day weekend. This year about 60 performances were in the offing ...

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Article: Interview

Gary Burton: On ECM & Playing With Pat Metheny

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Vibraphonist Gary Burton was a busy man at the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival. He was a member of the Mack Avenue Superband (organized by Mack Avenue Records, his current record label), and joined Artist-in-Residence Pat Metheny for two shows. The Pat Metheny/Gary Burton Quartet Reunion took place on Saturday night, and the North American premiere of ...

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Detroit Jazz Festival 2013

Read "Detroit Jazz Festival 2013" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


2013 Detroit Jazz Festivaljny: Detroit, MichiganAugust 30-September 2, 2013Summing up the modus operandi that seemed to characterize so much of the performances at this year's Detroit Jazz Festival, one might sagaciously go with the phrase 'wild abandon.' Now in its 34th year of existence, the festival still boasts the title of “largest free ...

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News: Contest

Detroit Jazz Festival “Imported From Detroit” Announces National Jazz Competitions

Detroit Jazz Festival “Imported From Detroit” Announces National Jazz Competitions

As part of its mission to foster and support jazz throughout the country, the Detroit Jazz Festival “Imported from Detroit” is now accepting submissions for two national jazz competitions—trumpet performance and jazz arrangement. Both competitions will be judged by prominent jazz artists and educators, with prize money totaling $5,000 and the chance to perform at the ...


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