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by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper
For our first two-for-one Super Fans column, we present the JazzTwins, Arnold Stanley and Donald Stanley, who got started pretty young (just wait till you see who played at their high school concerts). All jazz Super Fans are VIPs, but these two take things to another level. From invitations to musicians' family dinners to being the ...
Vocalist Hazel Mitchell-Bell has become one of Washington, D.C.’s first ladies of jazz. With highly
praised first album, Stronger than Ever, under her belt, and another album set for release in
2020, she appears on festival, concert and club stages, enjoying one sellout after another. Working
closely with pianist and Music Director Vince Evans, she performs in a big band and smaller ensembles,
stoking the fires of the D.C. jazz scene.
The two have worked together since being introduced in 2016. In 2018 they released the CD Stronger Than Ever, which includes standards from the Great American Songbook and R&B hits backed by an 11-piece orchestra
by Ken Franckling
The year 2019 was robust in many ways. International Jazz Day brought its biggest stage to Australia. An important but long-shuttered jazz mecca was revived in a coast-to-coast move. ECM Records celebrated a golden year. The music and its makers figured prominently on the big screen. The National Endowment for the Arts welcomed four new NEA ...
by Geno Thackara
Imogen Heap with Guy Sigworth Lincoln Theater Washington, DC May 4, 2019 You could say that Imogen Heap isn't exactly a musician, which is more of a compliment than it sounds. In the tradition of conceptual innovators like Brian Eno, she's more an artist who happens to use music as one ...