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Sullivan Joseph Fortner Jr. is a native New Orleanian who has already made a significant foray into the jazz world that belies his young age. While touring with Stefon Harris & Blackout, Christian Scott Quintet, and the Roy Hargrove Quintet, Sullivan completed his Master’s degree in Jazz Performance at Manhattan School of Music under the tutorage of Jason Moran, and Phil Markowitz. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Sullivan began playing music by ear at the age of seven. Two years later, he was playing for church choirs throughout New Orleans
Label: Nonesuch Records
Track listing: Est-ce ainsi que les hommes vivent?; La route enchantée; Il m'a vue nue; Dites moi que je suis belle; Doudou; Petite musique terrienne; Aida; Mélusine; Wedo; D'un feu secret; Le temps est assassin; Fenestra; Domna N'Almucs; Dame Iseut.
Label: Sunnyside Records
Track listing: Parallels To Andante Moderato; Etude on Scherzo I; Shadow of Adagio; Sketch of Scherzo II; Tableau of Andante Sostenuto; Le Miroir: Andante Moderato; Le Miroir: Scherzo I; Le Miroir: Adagio; Le Miroir: Scherzo II; Le Miroir: Andante Sostenuto.
By Judy Niemack
Label: Sunnyside Records
Track listing: Feelin' It In Your Bones; Firefly; For All We Know; Catalyst; I'm Moving On; What's Love Got To Do With It; Just When I Thought; With You; Let Life Lead You; Blues That Soothe My Soul; I'll Love Again; Born To Be Blue; Right Here, Right Now.
by John Chacona
Tenor saxophonist Jacques Schwarz-Bart has lived in jny: Paris, Senegal, and Switzerland as well as his native island of Guadeloupe, but his 18 years in jny: Harlem were crucial to his life and career. It was there that he found himself at an inflection point in the dynamic music scene of the late '90s, playing with ...
by Pat Youngspiel
Isaiah J. Thompson The Power of the Spirit Blue Engine Records 2023 Since finishing second in 2018's Thelonious Monk competition, pianist Isaiah J. Thompson has established a particularly convincing profile as one of New York's most promising keyboard artists, while his recordings have been at home on Jazz at Lincoln Center's ...
by Mark Sullivan
2023 American Pianists Awards Indianapolis, Indiana April 20-22, 2023 The mission of the American Pianists Association is to discover, promote and advance the careers of young, American, world-class jazz and classical pianists." One of the major activities in that mission is the bi-annual competitions run by the Association, alternating classical and jazz ...
by Katharine (Katchie) Cartwright
Wynton Marsalis was right, Cécile McLorin Salvant is the sort of singer who comes along only once in a generation or two." A MacArthur Fellow, multiple Grammy winner, and self-described eclectic, Salvant creates projects that encompass an astonishing array of idioms and historical periods, which she interrelates inventively and interweaves with original compositions. Here, she plumbs ...
by AAJ Staff
Meet Grant Gordy For many guitarists, landing a gig with bluegrass mandolinist David Grisman's groundbreaking bluegrass/jazz quintet would be the culmination of a career in music. But for Grant Gordy, it was more of a beginning, an apprenticeship in combining bluegrass and jazz that served as a launchpad for his own music. How far he has ...