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Dezron Douglas

Known for his musical versatility, bassist Dezron Douglas is one of the most in demand young bassists in jazz today. Composer, bandleader, sideman and educator, Dezron has established himself as a musician’s musician, respected not only for his talent but also for his dedication to the authenticity of the music. Born and raised in Hartford, CT, Dezron grew up surrounded by music. His first musical influences weren’t actually jazz, even though he is the nephew of the legendary drummer and composer, Walter Bolden (Nancy Wilson). The sounds that filled his home were of Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Minnie Ripperton, Diana Ross, Gregory Isaacs, Peter Tosh, The Clark Sisters, Mahalia Jackson, Commissioned, and the list goes on


Hearts of Palm

Label: XJAZZ Music
Released: 2024
Track listing: Hearts of Palm; Amarna; Embedded; Pinks; Leaf; Nethermead



Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Lament For Lo; Passage; Muna & Johna’s Playtime; Tiempos; Groundhog Day; Tears I Cannot Hide; A Slight Taste (Dez Intro); A Slight Taste; Out of Sight, Out of Mind; West Berkley St..


Exactly Right

Label: Savant Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Exactly Right!; Is That So?; Hand in Glove; So Many Stars; Carmine's Bridge; Nefertiti; Mellow D; Theme for Ernie; Scarborough Fair; Ugetsu


Article: Live Review

The Dezron Douglas Quartet In A Holiday Mood At Miller Theater

Read "The Dezron Douglas Quartet In A Holiday Mood At Miller Theater" reviewed by Paul Reynolds

The Dezron Douglas Quartet Miller Theater, In a Holiday Mood New York, NYDecember 2, 2023 Holiday-season jazz concerts too often lean on the same old formula. Some swinging arrangements of hoary hymns, perhaps a dip into the Vince Guaraldi Trio Charlie Brown Christmas, and the near-inevitable inclusion of “The ...


Article: Live Review

Detroit Jazz Festival 2023: A Tribute to a Great Jazz City

Read "Detroit Jazz Festival 2023: A Tribute to a Great Jazz City" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Detroit Jazz Festival 2023 Hart Plaza & Campus Martius Detroit, MI September 1-4, 2023 Opening night is always a gas. Whether it takes the form of the annual rite of spring in baseball, the long anticipated opening of a Broadway play, or for that matter, the opening salvo of a world ...


Article: Album Review

Johnathan Blake: Passage

Read "Passage" reviewed by Dave Linn

The drummer Johnathan Blake was born in Philadelphia in 1976. His father was the esteemed jazz violinist and educator John Blake Jr. who played in many diverse settings, (most notably Archie Shepp and McCoy Tyner), before releasing seven albums under his name. He died in 2014. Blake (the son) began studying music at a young age, ...


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 ...


Article: Live Review

Brandee Younger Trio at Jazz Alley

Read "Brandee Younger Trio at Jazz Alley" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Brandee Younger Trio Jazz Alley Seattle, WA June 6, 2023 The community of innovative and groundbreaking harpists is a small one. All of these visionaries have taken the large, but delicate instrument out of the context of European classical music, and ventured into a variety of genres, most notably, post-bop ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases, Birthday Shoutouts to Betty Carter, Kate Bush Jazz Covers & More

Read "New Releases, Birthday Shoutouts to Betty Carter, Kate Bush Jazz Covers & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This broadcast includes new releases from Mira Choquette, Felipe Salles, Joanie Pallato, Adam Beaudoin, Soyoung Park, Dara Tucker, with singles from Staci Griesbach and Samara Joy. In the first hour a set of Kate Bush jazz covers to celebrate her recent induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, plus birthday shoutouts to Betty Carter, ...


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