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Jessi Teich Bares Her "Twisted Soul" On Stylish Crossover Record With A Jazz Spinal Cord, Paris-recorded Album Twisted Soul

Jessi Teich Bares Her "Twisted Soul" On Stylish Crossover Record With A Jazz Spinal Cord, Paris-recorded Album Twisted Soul

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Commonly considered an old blues, jazz, and soul singer-songwriter trapped in a young woman’s body, 10-time international songwriting award-winner Jessi Teich (pronounced TEACH) brings a pop sensibility to her stylish new album, Twisted Soul, recorded in jny: Paris and due March 3rd, 2015 on Madame Freak Records. Twisted Soul is the latest chapter ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Suzanne Cloud

Read "Take Five With Suzanne Cloud" reviewed by Suzanne Cloud

Meet Suzanne Cloud: Jazz singer-songwriter, educator, writer, and executive director of Jazz Bridge, a nonprofit that helps professional jazz and blues musicians in crisis. Instrument(s): vocals, piano Teachers and/or influences? My influences were wide and varied from the Broadway singer Mary Martin to jazz icon Sarah Vaughan to songwriter ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Tony Miceli: Vibes Matter

Read "Tony Miceli: Vibes Matter" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Tony Miceli is a long-time master vibraphonist who, until a few short years ago, was relatively unknown outside of the jny: Philadelphia area, when he started getting requests to perform and teach all over the world. Now, he is in demand in Ireland, South Korea, Argentina, and Australia, not to mention New York and the West ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Drummer Eddie Jones In Kennett Square PA On Wed. April 3rd!

Drummer Eddie Jones In Kennett Square PA On Wed. April 3rd!

Appearing at Kennett Flash — 102 Sycamore Alley in Kennett Square, PA — on Wednesday, April 3rd is drummer Eddie Jones. Tickets are $10, $5 for students and are available only at the door. Showtime is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337. Eddie Jones has performed nationally and internationally since the late '70s with a diverse group of name ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Denise King at Society Hill Playhouse on February 16th

Denise King at Society Hill Playhouse on February 16th

Appearing at Jazz at the Playhouse will be singer Denise King and her band featuring pianist Aaron Graves, bassist Lee Smith and drummer Khary Shaheed at the Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th Street in Philadelphia on February 16th. One Show: 7:30-9 p.m. Admission: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. For info: 215-517-8337 or 856-858-8914. Parking ...

NEWS: EVENT

Bassist Mike Boone's group at the Kennett Flash on January 4th

Bassist Mike Boone's group at the Kennett Flash on January 4th

Appearing on Wednesday, January 4th at the Kennett Flash, 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square PA will be bassist Mike Boone and his group. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. One show. Tickets: $10/$5 students. No advance sales. For info: Call 484-732-8295. Dreambox Media artist bassist Mike Boone has been a Philadelphia icon for many years, especially for his legendary ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Bridge Presents Sumi Tonooka at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Media (PA) on March 16

Jazz Bridge Presents Sumi Tonooka at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Media (PA) on March 16

For the last piano concert of this season, Jazz Bridge presents award-winning jazz artist Sumi Tonooka in a rare piano concert in the Philadelphia area at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 145 W. Rose Tree Road in Media, PA, on March 16, 2011. With her will be bassist Mike Boone and drummer Alan Nelson. Initiation, her most ...

NEWS: RECORDING

B.J. Jansen and T.C. The 3rd to Release New Album on ARC

B.J. Jansen and T.C. The 3rd to Release New Album on ARC

B.J. Jansen and T.C. the 3rd have collaborated on a new album featuring the Uptown Jazz Collective on Artists Recording Collective. The new release, She Do What She Do (ARC-2260), features original compositions, standards as well as spoken word performances. Jansen and T.C. have dedicated She Do What She Do to the memories of Trudy Pitts ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

Sid Simmons, jazz pianist and mentor, dies at 63

BACK IN THE DAY, the cats used to bop over to Ortlieb's Jazzhaus to give a listen to one of the most highly regarded jazz pianists in the city. Sid Simmons was frequently called on to accompany other musicians, but he had a style all his own, much appreciated by fans and fellow musicians. “He combined ...


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