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Article: Live Review

Spoleto Festival USA 2023

Read "Spoleto Festival USA 2023" reviewed by Perry Tannenbaum


Spoleto Festival USA Queen Street Playhouse, Sottile Theatre, TD Arena Charleston, SC May 26 to June 11, 2023 Respect for the elders in the jazz lineup of this year's Spoleto Festival USA jazz was gracefully counterbalanced by a hearty welcome to newer generations. It only felt fleetingly like the closing of ...

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News: Music Industry

Ronald Wayne Releases 'New Keys Old Keys Ep 1 Vol 1'--Single 'Hotter Than The Sun'

Ronald Wayne Releases 'New Keys Old Keys Ep 1 Vol 1'--Single 'Hotter Than The Sun'

American musician, composer, and song writer Ronald Wayne will present another instrumental smooth jazz release—this time more traditional jazz. With already several releases out this year Ronald has both an EP and a single for jazz enthusiasts to enjoy. His new release New Keys Old Keys Ep 1 Vol 1 and “Hotter Than the Sun” will ...

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News: Music Industry

Ronald Wayne Releases 'Play It Lillith' - A Look Back At An Amazing Saxophonists

Ronald Wayne Releases 'Play It Lillith' - A Look Back At An Amazing Saxophonists

"Play It Lillith" is Ronald Wayne's most recent smooth jazz instrumental offering released on June 2, 2023. The song is reminiscing of the time when he experienced one of the most amazing female saxophone players he'd ever heard. So much, he had to compose and write an instrumental representation of his life-long memorable experience and share ...

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Article: Book Excerpts

Jazz Lines: Free Verse In The Key Of Jazz

Read "Jazz Lines: Free Verse In The Key Of Jazz" reviewed by Gloria Krolak


Duke Ellington, composer, arranger, pianist and originator of big-band jazz, wrote “Sweet Jazz O'Mine" in 1930 when the genre was blooming. As a bandleader, Ellington was unsurpassed. He chose his musicians wisely and inspired some of their best work. “Sweet Jazz" is a lively foxtrot celebrating this unorthodox new style that had people dancing and feeling ...

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News: Music Industry

Ronald Wayne's 3rd Single 'Old School' Comes From Magic Hour Inspiration

Ronald Wayne's 3rd Single 'Old School' Comes From Magic Hour Inspiration

Ronald Wayne's new release “Old School” is the third song and is part of his year-long nonstop instrumental smooth jazz music releases that will become the album Hotter Than The Sun this November. You can join Ronald Wayne on this smooth jazz musical journey, subscribe to his email list, and listen to previous releases here. “Old ...

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News: Music Industry

Ronald Wayne Excited About The Release Of ‘Santiago's Dance’

Ronald Wayne Excited About The Release Of ‘Santiago's Dance’

American musician, composer, and songwriter Ronald Wayne presents his newest instrumental contemporary jazz release! His new release Santiago's Dance is the second song release in a series of year-long nonstop instrumental smooth jazz music releases that will become the album Hotter Than The Sun this November. You can join Ronald Wayne on this smooth jazz musical ...

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News: Music Industry

Ronald Wayne Announces New Smooth Jazz Single 'Grooved'

Ronald Wayne Announces New Smooth Jazz Single 'Grooved'

American musician, composer, and song writer Ronald Wayne will present his newest instrumental smooth jazz release—chilled, energetic, and stays in the groove! His new release “Grooved” will kick off a series of year-long nonstop smooth jazz music releases, including an EP mid-summer, and finishing off the year with a full album release of Hotter Than the ...

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News: Crowdfunding Campaign

Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation Appeals To Jazz Community For Financial Support

Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation Appeals To Jazz Community For Financial Support

The Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), human services organization crafted to support senior musicians and vocalist in need is seeking monetary support to ensure the survival of all programming. More than any other age group, senior jazz players and performers suffered the on-going negative effect of COVID-19. During the height of the “global" pandemic ...

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Article: History of Jazz

The Roma: The Roots of Flamenco, Gypsy Jazz, and Miles Davis' "Sketches of Spain"

Read "The Roma: The Roots of Flamenco, Gypsy Jazz, and Miles Davis' "Sketches of Spain"" reviewed by Martin McFie


In 1959, a magical year for jazz albums, Miles Davis, inspired by some flamenco performances he had heard, recorded Sketches of Spain (Columbia, 1960) at Columbia's 30th Street studio. Half of the album is a beautiful orchestral interpretation of the classical guitar piece “Concierto de Aranjuez," written twenty years before the Davis recording, by Joaquin Rodrigo, ...

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Article: Just For Fun

The Fabulous Nicknames Of Jazz

Read "The Fabulous Nicknames Of Jazz" reviewed by Gloria Krolak


Nicknames. Used to be that every baseball player worth his ash bat earned a nickname. The Babe, Yogi Berra, The Kid, Three Finger. Football and basketball were no different. Boomer Esiason, Big Spain, Birdman, Air Jordan. While soccer in America seems to have escaped this mostly male preoccupation of renaming people, golf, that most courteous sport, ...


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