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Article: Album Review

Chuck Anderson: Spontaneity

Read "Spontaneity" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


For those who don't know, Chuck Anderson is a jazz guitarist, composer, and educator based in the Philadelphia area for many years. He studied with Dennis Sandole, went on to be the staff guitarist at the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, NJ followed by a tour of duty at the Valley Forge Music Fair in Devon, ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Bad Habits

Read "Bad Habits" reviewed by H William Stine


We all have them. We may try to hide them with varying degrees of success or failure because--let's face it--they totally reveal us, they embarrass us, and the worst ones can  actually define us for the rest of our lives. Of course I'm talking about our high school yearbook photos. Of course I'm not talking about ...

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Article: Album Review

Todd Gordon: love dot com

Read "love dot com" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


love dot com is an album of standards and contemporary jazz/pop songs from Scottish vocalist Todd Gordon. It follows his 2012 release with the Royal Air Force Squadronaires, Helping the Heroes (Specific Jazz) but while that album featured a big band and a series of top-flight guest singers, love dot com is a much gentler affair. ...

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News: Interview

Jazz Vocalist Bob Rawleigh Covers The Beach Boys, Stephen Bishop, And Other Pop Icons On New CD

Q: When did you decide to become a singer? A: I actually started singing at 12-years-old and have loved singing ever since. Q: Was jazz always your primary music of choice? A: R&B was my first love. Then I was encouraged by my vocal coaches in my 20s to listen to Nat King Cole, Johnny Mathis, ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Feinstein's Presents the Debut of Two Time Grammy Award Winning Jazz and Pop Singer Jack Jones

Feinstein's Presents the Debut of  Two Time Grammy Award Winning  Jazz and Pop Singer  Jack Jones

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed “Best of New York" by New York Magazine and “an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post will continue its Spring 2012 season with the debut of double Grammy Award winning jazz and pop singer JACK JONES from June 26 to 30. For the performance, Jones will ...

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News: Recording

Texas-based jazz vocalist Laura Ainsworth truly dazzles on new CD

The last thing anyone would expect from a jazz album would be a cover of a song from '80s New Wave vet Marshall Crenshaw. But on her latest record, Keep It To Yourself, vocalist Laura Ainsworth does just that, stripping away the power pop from Crenshaw's 1991 original and instead focusing on its yearning romanticism. Gifted ...

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Article: Interview

Omar Sosa: Bringing The World To The World

Read "Omar Sosa: Bringing The World To The World" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Pianist/composer Omar Sosa was born in Cuba in the first decade of Fidel Castro's rule over the island, and grew up listening to forbidden American jazz with his music school friends in secret, the radio discretely turned low, though eventually the rules changed and the music was broadcast in Cuba, too. After Cuba and a short ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Al Harrison and his Dixieland Band Plays Mardi Gras for Musicians Benefit at the Collingswood Community Center on March 8th

Trumpeter Al Harrison and his Dixieland Band will be playing a benefit concert “Mardi Gras For Musicians!" at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 E. Collings Ave., Collingswood, NJ, on Fat Tuesday, March 8th to raise money for two local nonprofits that bring music to the Greater Philadelphia Metro area (the Tri-State Jazz Society and Regol Concerts) ...

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Article: Interview

Peter Nero: The Laughter and The Challenges

Read "Peter Nero: The Laughter and The Challenges" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Part 1 | Part 2 In July 2009, All About Jazz published an interview with legendary pianist and Philly Pops maestro Peter Nero. That interview jumped between his early musical development and his current 30-year tenure as founder and music director of the Philly Pops. There wasn't time then to ask him about what ...


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