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Ulysses Owens, Jr.

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Heralded as a “powerhouse of a showman” (Glide Magazine), a “legitimate jazz triple threat” (Critical Jazz) and a drummer who “take[s] a back seat to no one” (The New York Times), performer, producer and educator Ulysses Owens Jr. goes the limit in the jazz world and beyond. One of the most sought-after drummers of his generation, Owens sets the mark. From GRAMMY award-winning performances with Christian McBride’s acclaimed Trio and Big Band to world tours with Kurt Elling and Joey Alexander, Owens’s artistic command of percussion has earned him positions in some of the most successful jazz ensembles of the 21st century

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A New Beat

Label: Cellar Records
Released: 2024
Track listing: Sticks; Better Days; London Towne; Until I See You Again; Soulful; Heart Full Of Rhythm; Bird Lives; Helen's Song.

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Article: Album Review

Ulysses Owens, Jr. and Generation Y: A New Beat

Read "A New Beat" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


A New Beat, crafted by the multi-Grammy award-winning drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. and his Generation Y outfit, materializes as a vivid emblem of jazz's evolving dynamics. This album, an amalgamation of nine tracks, epitomizes the fusion of classic jazz standards with inventive perspectives. Among its highlights, “Bird Lives" notably shines for its technical brilliance and tribute ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Jeremy Monteiro, Marshall Gilkes & Ulysses Owens Jr.

Read "Jeremy Monteiro, Marshall Gilkes & Ulysses Owens Jr." reviewed by Joe Dimino


From a jazz star in the modern world, we begin the 839th Episode of Neon Jazz with Ulysses Owens Jr. and music from his latest album A New Beat. From there, we get into a host of new cats putting out new music with the likes of Noah Becker, Kristen Edkins, Charles Chen and Myles Wright. ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases from Dee Daniels & Denzal Sinclaire, Orrin Evans, Noah Haidu, Roni Ben-Hur, Late June Birthdays & More

Read "New Releases from Dee Daniels & Denzal Sinclaire, Orrin Evans, Noah Haidu, Roni Ben-Hur, Late June Birthdays & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast includes new releases from Dee Daniels & Denzal Sinclaire, Robin McKelle, Orrin Evans, Noah Haidu, Roni Ben-Hur, with a final single from Nicole Zuraitis, plus birthday shoutouts to bassist Amy Shook, pianist Arturo O'Farrill, harpist Carol Robbins and vocalist Gillian Margot among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by ...

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Article: Rising Stars

Introducing Vocalist April Varner

Read "Introducing Vocalist April Varner" reviewed by Sanford Josephson


This article previously appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. The 1957 Verve album, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song Book, contained 38 tracks, including some of the best-known tunes associated with Ellington such as “Solitude," “Satin Doll," and “I'm Beginning to See the Light." Contestants in this year's sixth annual Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal ...

Album

The Generation Gap Jazz Orchestra

Label: Cellar Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: I’ve Got Algorithm; Sassy; Inner Urge; Until; Scenes from My Dreams; Remember Me; Dollar’s Moods; Nica’s Dream; Blues in a Second.

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Article: Live Review

43rd Annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland

Read "43rd Annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Part 1 | Part 2 43rd Annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland Playhouse Sqaurejny:Cleveland, Ohio June 23-25, 2022 Not quite ten years ago in 2014, the Tri-C JazzFest morphed from a spring event held largely on campus to a summer happening in downtown Cleveland's Playhouse Square. Like with most festivals, the ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases Plus Birthday Shoutouts to Jazz Geminis Clora Bryant, Peggy Lee, Dee Dee Bridgewater and More

Read "New Releases Plus Birthday Shoutouts to Jazz Geminis Clora Bryant, Peggy Lee, Dee Dee Bridgewater and More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast presents new releases from pianist Ben Sidran, guitarist Margaret Slovak, Queen Kong, vocalists Cathy Segal-Garcia, Melody Gardot and Carol Lipnik with birthday shoutouts to Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee, Clora Bryant, Adison Evans, Denise Donatelli, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Mala Waldron, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing ...

Album

Keeper of the Flame

Label: D Clef Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Big P; Bye Bye Blackbird; Hand in Glove; Blame It on My Youth; Blues by Four; Naima; Elusive; Get Organized; Passion Dance.


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