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Article: Film Review

Woody Herman: Blue Flame - Portrait Of A Jazz Legend

Read "Woody Herman: Blue Flame - Portrait Of A Jazz Legend" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Woody HermanBlue Flame: Portrait Of A Jazz LegendJazzed Media2012 Innovation and boundary pushing is often seen as a young man's game, so the obvious question is, how did clarinetist/saxophonist/vocalist/bandleader extraordinaire Woody Herman manage to keep things fresh for virtually his entire half-century run? The answer is so ...

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News: Video / DVD

"Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm- Portrait of a Jazz Legend" wins two EMPixx Awards

"Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm- Portrait of a Jazz Legend" wins two EMPixx Awards

The EMPixx Awards has honored Jazzed Media with two 2011 EMPixx Awards for the documentary film Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm- Portrait of a Jazz Legend. The film has received a Platinum Award in the Documentary Category and an additional Platinum Award in the Use of Music Category. The documentary film was produced and directed by ...

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Article: Big Band Report

Gold Medalists Abound at Big Band Olympics

Read "Gold Medalists Abound at Big Band Olympics" reviewed by Jack Bowers


As this is being written, Betty and I are just back from a ten-day visit to California, the first six days of which would be of absolutely no interest to readers of this column. The last four, however, were spent at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel attending the L.A. Jazz Institute's “Big Band Olympics," which ...

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Article: Film Review

Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm - Portrait Of A Jazz Legend

Read "Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm - Portrait Of A Jazz Legend" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Stan KentonArtistry In Rhythm: Portrait Of A Jazz LegendJazzed Media2011 “I thought that [Stan] was an echo of life itself: that life is precious, life is exquisite, and life is magnificent. He lived it, and his legacy points to some of those values. Whether we are able ...

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News: Award / Grant

Lorraine Feather's "Ages" CD on Jazzed Media Nominated for 2011 Grammy

Lorraine Feather's "Ages" CD  on Jazzed Media Nominated for 2011 Grammy

Jazzed Media is pleased to announce the 2011 Grammy Nomination of Lorraine Feather's Ages CD for Best Jazz Vocal Album. This is the third Grammy nomination for the Jazzed Media label. Lorraine Feather is a lyricist/singer whose latest Jazzed Media release, Ages, the follow-up to Feather's acclaimed 2008 release Language, debuted on February 9, 2010. The ...

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News: Recording

Jazzed Media releases 50th CD: Bob Lark & Friends "Cathy's Song"

Jazzed Media releases 50th CD: Bob Lark & Friends "Cathy's Song"

Jazzed Media is pleased to announce the release of their 50th CD on September 14, 2010- Bob Lark and Friends Cathy's Song. This is the fourth CD release by jazz trumpeter Lark on the Jazzed Media label. Previous releases include The Bob Lark/Phil Woods Quintet In Her Eyes and The Bob Lark/Phil Woods Quintet Live at ...

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News: TV / Film

Jazzed Media to produce Woody Herman documentary

Jazzed Media to produce Woody Herman documentary

Jazzed Media, a jazz record label and film production company, has started production of a documentary film on big band jazz legend Woody Herman titled Blue Flame. This is the fourth jazz documentary from filmmaker Graham Carter, owner of Jazzed Media. Woody Herman was one of the most famous big band leaders from the 1940's swing ...

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Article: Profile

Reflections on Bud

Read "Reflections on Bud" reviewed by Graham Carter


During the past few years I have had the honor to work with many famous jazz musicians, but without a doubt the nicest one of that group was Bud Shank. In thinking about Bud, and his contributions to the jazz world the past 60 years or so, one must rank his demeanor right next to his ...


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