All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Louisville

Results for "Louisville"

Advanced search options

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

E.S.P. "Live In The Midwest" Tour Announced

E.S.P. "Live In The Midwest" Tour Announced

E.S.P. is brewing an exciting concoction of original modern jazz infused with spicy Latin beats and seasoned with funky grooves. Originating from central New York, this quartet has passionately pursued creating new music for decades collecting three consecutive “Best Jazz Album of the Year” awards along the way. Always searching for a new challenge, E.S.P. performs ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Kiko Sebrian

Kiko Sebrian is a drummer and percussionist that studied at Tatuí's Conservatory (SP/Brazil), Bachelor of Popular Music at Unicamp (SP/Brazil) and was also an exchange student for the project FIPSE/CAPES at the University of Cincinnati in 2012. Since 2005 has been working professionally in various settings and styles, specializing in Brazilian Popular Music, Jazz,Brazilian Instrumental Music and Experimental. He has already worked with artists such as Vinicius Dorin and Vania Bastos. From 2010 to 2015 was a member of the group Lê Coelho e os Urubus Malandros, recording the album Um Samba a Mais, with special participation of Zeca Baleiro and Vania Bastos, making its release in Argentina and later, shows in various cities of Brazil

MUSICIAN Born:

Jacob Duncan

Jacob Duncan’s musical path has been a fascinating one, consistently balancing a spiritual, intuitive inclination with a keen, educated intelligence. Band leader, composer, arranger and force of nature saxophonist, Duncan’s ensemble playing is as empathetically assured as his soloing is riskily rewarding. Beginning on alto sax at age eleven, the Louisville, Kentucky native soon distinguished himself as the kid who could play. He graduated from the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy, played lead alto in the Yamaha Big Band in high school, and won a music scholarship to the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, where he was a member of the world-renowned One O’Clock Lab Band, Little Jack Melody and his Young Turks, and other stimulating outlets, including his own Liberation Prophecy. After graduation and reading “way too much beat literature,” Duncan flew to Lisbon on a one-way ticket with alto in tow, $500, and very little else

MUSICIAN Born:

John La Barbera

Grammy nominated composer/arranger John La Barbera started playing cornet when he was five years old. At the age of seven he was playing gigs with his parents and brothers Pat, and Joe in the La Barbera Family Band. By the late sixties John was playing trumpet in the great Buddy Rich Orchestra. It was on that band that he developed his love for composition and arranging. He went on to play and write for many of the great big bands and is now one of the most respected composer/arrangers in the music field. His works have been recorded and performed by Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Sammy Davis Jr., Mel Torme', Chaka Khan, Harry James, Bill Watrous, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, and Phil Woods just to name a few

NEWS: RECORDING

Colombia's Carrera Quinta Release "Big Band" - Available Now!

Colombia's Carrera Quinta Release "Big Band" - Available Now!

Carrera Quinta, founded by Colombian composers Javier Pérez Sandoval and Francy Montalvo have released Carrera Quinta Big Band. In 2015, Carrera Quinta returned to the studio to record a new album with a big band. Conducted by Colombian Director Ricardo Jaramillo and recorded by the Latin Grammy Award-winning engineer Mauricio Cano, the 19 piece band made ...

Struttin' With Some Barbecue

Read "Struttin' With Some Barbecue" reviewed by Jeff Fitzgerald, Genius

The contributions the South has made to America are innumerable and varied. My beloved Virginia, for example, gave such priceless gifts as the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and seven presidents (I do not count William Henry Harrison, because he was a dumbass). We gave the nation Smithfield ham, Virginia peanuts, Eskimo pies, and the first ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Ted Piercefield: Chasing My Dream

Read "Chasing My Dream" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Ted Piercefield's Chasing My Dream, as titled, is interesting wordplay. You see, it not only is a highly accurate description of Piercefield's lengthy career in music and his fierce dedication to the art, but, this superb recording is also a musical acknowledgement and salute to one Bill Chase and his eponymous fire-breathing group. ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Doug Raney: Phantom Guitarist

Doug Raney: Phantom Guitarist

When talk turns to the finest guitarists of the post-war years, Jimmy Raney often is overlooked. So is his son, Doug. Jimmy Raney was born in jny: Louisville, Ky., in 1927, and watched his mother play guitar in the 1930s. Raney studied with guitarist Hayden Causey, eventually replacing him in Jerry Wald's band, where he made ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Craig Tweddell Quintet: Away with Words

Read "Away with Words" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Perhaps it's more than coincidental that Craig Tweddell titled this intriguing recording a snowclone--Away With Words. That might be because this exciting Louisville-based trumpeter/composer hosts a noted weekly jam session at a club named for author and poet--Rudyard Kipling--or, it might suggest most correctly that it's the music that does the word speak here.

NEWS: RECORDING

Bugles Media Releases "Away With Words" The Debut Album From Louisville Jazz Trumpeter Craig Tweddell

Bugles Media Releases "Away With Words" The Debut Album From Louisville Jazz Trumpeter Craig Tweddell

Bugles Media is proud to announce the launch of our new record label with the global release of Away With Words, the debut album from Louisville jazz trumpeter Craig Tweddell. With a set list of ten swingin' originals from the pen of the leader, Away With Words boasts a smokin' quintet blowin’ straight-ahead jazz with a ...


ENGAGE

Enter our contest giveaways

Contest Giveaways

Enter our latest contest giveaways sponsored by MoonJune Records and Cellar Live.

Contest Guidelines

Reader's Poll: It's your festival. Who do you book?

Fantasy Festival Poll

It's your festival, you're in charge of booking and you have an unlimited budget. Share your lineup.

More Polls

Publisher's Desk

Rebuilding All About Jazz from the ground up. Read on.

MORE POSTS

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.