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Article: Live Review

Newport Jazz Festival 2019

Read "Newport Jazz Festival 2019" reviewed by Doug Hall


Newport Jazz Festival Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI August 2-4, 2019 The 65th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival continued an established tradition of delivering an exceptional level of high quality musicianship. Over the three fully packed days (and one special evening at the International Tennis Hall of Fame) from August 2nd ...

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Article: Album Review

Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom: Glitter Wolf

Read "Glitter Wolf" reviewed by Jennifer DeMeritt


Some jazz musicians dare you to follow them to the rarefied realm of their imagination, where you might discover paradise, or you might get lost in a forest of abstraction. Allison Miller says, “Hey, let's take a ride!" then revs the engine and takes you on a grand tour of a carnival of sounds. A masterful ...

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Article: Album Review

Krakauer's Ancestral Groove: Checkpoint

Read "Checkpoint" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Clarinet master David Krakauer was born in raised in New York City. As he spread his considerable chops throughout NYC's classical, electronica and jazz scenes, he became known as a Klezmer specialist but just as often appeared as a soloist or member of various symphony orchestras, string quartets and chamber ensembles alongside a head-shaking variety of ...

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Article: From the Inside Out

Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo

Read "Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel This Could Be That Self-Produced 2016 This Could Be That celebrates the first decade of Brian Andres & his Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, which came together in 2007 in and around the jny: San Francisco Bay Area's Latin jazz hothouse. Music ...

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Article: Interview

Dick Hyman: The Beat Goes On

Read "Dick Hyman: The Beat Goes On" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Composer, arranger, bandleader, pianist, soloist and accompanist Dick Hyman has already lived several jazz lifetimes, and as he contemplates his 86th birthday in March 2013, his career shows no sign of slowing down.A New York City native, Hyman served as pianist with a Dixieland band and with Lester Young at the December 1949 opening ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Natalie Merchant Performs with North Carolina Symphony in Raleigh, May 29

RALEIGH, N.C.—Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant will join the North Carolina Symphony for a single performance on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra announced today. The concert takes place at Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh's Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for this one-night-only performance will go on sale on Monday, ...

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News: Recording

Hope Waits' Debut Album Available July 26 on Spann Records

Hope Waits' Debut Album Available July 26 on Spann Records

Introducing Hope Waits—the debut release from enigmatic singer/songwriter Hope Waits—was released digitally July 26th on Spann Records. The debut recording from the Louisiana native brews up a sonic gumbo that will satisfy audiences' appetites for impassioned and beautifully handcrafted jazz-tinged blues music. In addition to the physical album's 12 tracks produced by Peter Malick (Norah Jones), ...

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Article: Album Review

Hazmat Modine: Cicada

Read "Cicada" reviewed by Anthony Shaw


To call this band is eclectic is a understatement; to call it spectacular is a simplification; to say it is led by a mouth-harp duo is approximating a partial truth, but ignores the other seven people that comprise the troupe, not to mention ten other “past, adjunct and intermittent Hazmaticians!" However, the start and end has ...

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Motherland

Label: Elektra Records
Released: 2001
Track listing: 1. This House Is On Fire, 2. Motherland, 3. Saint Judas, 4. Put The Law On You, 5. Build A Levee, 6. Golden Boy, 7. The Ballad Of Henry Darger, 8. The Worst Thing, 9. Tell Yourself,10. Just Can't Last, 11. Not In This Life, 12. I'm Not Gonna Beg


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