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Article: Profile

Autumn Jazz Weathers Well in San Francisco

Read "Autumn Jazz Weathers Well in San Francisco" reviewed by Arthur R George


Autumn is a special season for jazz in jny: San Francisco. The weather at other times of the year variously drives one indoors for warmth, a good enough reason to seek shelter in jazz. But in the autumn, mostly gone is the bone-chilling summer fog that pours into the city from the cold Pacific Ocean. Not ...

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Article: Catching Up With

Soul Survivor: Lou Donaldson Keeps the Bop Flame Alive

Read "Soul Survivor: Lou Donaldson Keeps the Bop Flame Alive" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


This article was first published at All About Jazz on November 2001. Now in his 75th year, Lou Donaldson counts among the few remaining jazz luminaries of the bebop era still active on the international scene. When I recently sat down to talk with him by phone from his home in Florida, Donaldson had ...

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Article: Year in Review

Top Jazz Venues in New York City

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The following jny: New York City venues generated the most reader interest at Jazz Near You. Jazz Near You, All About Jazz's companion website is a global jazz events calendar and club & festival directory supporting over 300 cities from jny: Austin to jny: Zurich. Blue Note New York 131 West Third Street

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Article: Interview

Joe Lovano: Cleveland's Ultimate Jazz Titan

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Friday, June 24th, 2022, saxophonist Joe Lovano's group Sound Prints (alongside trumpeter and co-leader Dave Douglas) delivered a tour de force performance to spellbound audience members at the historic Mimi Ohio Theatre in Playhouse Square as a part of Cleveland's annual Tri-C JazzFest. Seasoned group interplay between drummer Rudy Royston, bassist Matt Penman, and pianist Leo ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Iconic Pianist/Composer Fred Hersch And Visionary Jazz Vocalist Esperanza Spalding Celebrate New Album At New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Iconic Pianist/Composer Fred Hersch And Visionary Jazz Vocalist Esperanza Spalding Celebrate New Album At New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Pianist/composer Fred Hersch and vocalist/bassist/songwriter Esperanza Spalding can both be counted among the most acclaimed and inventive artists in modern jazz. The Village Vanguard is the music’s most reveredvenue, having played host to countless legendary musicians and beloved live recordings. The duo and the club converge for a magical performance on Alive at the Village Vanguard, ...

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five With Renée Manning

Read "Take Five With Renée Manning" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Meet Renée Manning Widely celebrated vocalist/composer, Renée Manning, has been educating students ages 2 to 100 years for the past 35 years. During her 10 years as instructor and Vocal Chair at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, she has been awarded several grants including Met Life grants for her choral work with Prospect Hill Senior Center, ...

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five with Clemens Grassmann

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Meet Clemens Grassmann Berlin-born, Brooklyn-based drummer, percussionist, composer and educator Clemens Grassmann has collaborated across the U.S. and internationally, releasing multiple recordings as a leader, including Grass Machine (self released, 2022). Recipient of the 2015 Armand Zildjian Percussion Award, Grassmann's genre-defiant aesthetic stretches across generations and unites listeners of every sonic prerogative. Grassmann's compositions ...

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News: Video / DVD

Art Taylor: Two Hours at the Village Vanguard

Art Taylor: Two Hours at the Village Vanguard

Art Taylor was a jazz drummer whose name, sadly, rarely comes up these days. But starting in 1951, Art was in huge demand as a sideman and recording artist. Over the course of his career, according to the Jazz Discography, he recorded on 323 sessions, a sizable number. Nicknamed A.T., or, to those in the know, ...

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Article: Out and About: The Super Fans

Meet Kenneth Cobb

Read "Meet Kenneth Cobb" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper


We suppose it makes sense that our latest Super Fan, a high-level mathematician—a contractor for NASA, no less—would keep meticulous records about, well, everything, from his massive CD and LP collection, to his personal road trip “mix tapes," to every concert he's attended. But applying his mathematical genius to fitting an entire week's worth of music ...

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Article: Book Review

Jazz Places: How Performance Spaces Shape Jazz History

Read "Jazz Places: How Performance Spaces Shape Jazz History" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Jazz Places: How Performance Spaces Shape Jazz History Kimberly Hannon Teal 208 Pages ISBN: 9780520303706 University of California Press 2021 The most famous jazz venues, with a small number of notable modern-day exceptions, are the stuff of jazz lore and legend, tethered inextricably to the bebop era and a ...


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