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Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month

Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month

From its earliest days, women have played key roles in jazz. Vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday are legendary singers who exhibited a high level of musicianship. They mastered the technique of their instrument (the voice), learned their music thoroughly and were skilled improvisers like any other band member. Many more talented women have ...

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Article: Album Review

Afro Bop Alliance Big Band: Revelation

Read "Revelation" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Revelation is the sixth recording by drummer Joe McCarthy's sixteen-year-old Afro Bop Alliance (the last three by the big band after three by smaller incarnations), the first that has come this way for review. As McCarthy's stalwart ensemble is based in the Washington, D.C. area, the supposition is that a number of topnotch armed services musicians ...

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Article: Album Review

Afro Bop Alliance: Angel Eyes

Read "Angel Eyes" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Latin Grammy Award-winning group Afro Bop Alliance lend their infectious hard-driving and percussive Latin-tinged sound to Angel Eyes, the group's fifth album staking one more claim for yet another future Latin Grammy nod. Known for their percolating percussion as well as dipping into straight ahead jazz, this Washington D.C. based octet lets the rumba rumble, the ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Miles Smiles Concert And Clinic at An die Musik Live on January 24

Miles Smiles Concert And Clinic at An die Musik Live on January 24

InDepth Jazz Clinics and Concerts opens its 2014 season by presenting music from the formidable album Miles Smiles, recorded by iconic trumpeter Miles Davis in 1967. The recording features fabulous compositions and group interplay and had a far-reaching effect on the jazz idiom. On January 24, 2014 all six tunes from the album will be performed ...

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Article: Live Review

Washington, D.C. Reclaims its Role as a Jazz Destination

Read "Washington, D.C. Reclaims its Role as a Jazz Destination" reviewed by Paula Phillips


Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz Oxygen for the Ears is a 2012 award-winning documentary film depicting the vibrancy of the jazz scene in the nation's capital. Made in three years by German-born astrophysicist Stefan Immler, the 94-minute documentary shows the city's key role in the past, present and future of jazz and is gaining attention ...

News: Performance / Tour

Jazz Update Brings Mingus and Monk to Westminster Church in D.C.

Jazz Update Brings Mingus and Monk to Westminster Church in D.C.

Washington, D.C. – Riveting modern jazz and bebop quartet Jeff Antoniuk & the Jazz Update returns to Jazz Night in Southwest on Saturday, May 31 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The concert is part of a popular jazz series at Westminster Church at 401-I Street in Southwest. Washington, D.C.-based Jazz Update is known for compelling ...


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