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Wycliffe Gordon enjoys an extraordinary career as a performer, conductor, composer, arranger, and educator, receiving high praise from audiences and critics alike. Gordon tours the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz for audiences ranging from heads of state to elementary school students. His trombone playing, hailed as "mixing powerful, intricate runs with sweet notes extended over clean melodies," has been universally hailed by jazz critics. Gordon received the Jazz Journalists Association 2002 and 2001 Award for Trombonist of the Year, the Jazz Journalists Association 2000 Critics' Choice Award for Best Trombone and has been nominated for the Jazzpar Award. In addition to a thriving solo career, he tours regularly leading the Wycliffe Gordon Quartet, headlining at legendary jazz venues throughout the world


News: Recording

Trombonist And Educator Emmett Goods Unleashes Debut Release 'Another Level'

Trombonist And Educator Emmett Goods Unleashes Debut Release 'Another Level'

Dr. Emmett Goods is a trombonist and Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Rhode Island. He has been performing for over 25 years. As a performer Emmett has shared the stage with a wide variety of artists crossing over multiple genres. In the jazz arena he has shared the ...


Article: Liner Notes

Michael Dease: The Other Shoe: The Music of Gregg Hill

Read "Michael Dease: The Other Shoe: The Music of Gregg Hill" reviewed by AAJ Staff

"Think of any big city," Greg Hill says, introducing the narrative armature of his composition, “The Other Shoe," the denouement and title track of this stimulating collaboration with Michael Dease, who arranged each of Hill's 10 compositions contained herein. “It's 2 in the morning, you're still awake, and your neighbor comes in upstairs. You hear the ...


We're Still Here

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2022
Track listing: Oyelo; Mr. Jones and Co.; Bedouin; We’re Still Here/He’s Alright; Fete dans la tete; Mr. Gentle & Mr. Cool; RPMs; Run with Jones; Cute; The Art of War; Transitions.


I Hear Music

Label: M&M Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: I Hear Music, Moonray, Ain't No Use, Let Me Off Uptown, You Showed Me the Way, Rock Me To Sleep, It Could Happen To You , Detour Ahead, The Late, Late Show, I'll Close My Eyes, When Lights Are Low, You'd Better Love Me


We’re Still Here

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2022
Track listing: A Taste of Honey; Pleasingly Plump; Oyelo; Mr. Jones and Co; Bedouin; We’re Still Here / He’s Alright; Fête dans la tête; Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool; RPM’s; Run with Jones; Cute; I Be Serious ‘Bout Dem Blues; The Art of War; Transitions.


Article: Album Review

Diane Marino: I Hear Music

Read "I Hear Music" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

"I Hear Music," from Nashville-based vocalist, pianist and arranger Diane Marino, is a twelve-track retrospective of selections--famous and not so--drawn from the Songbook, as well as being associated with such great artists as Dakota Staton, Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, and others. The opener, the rarely heard “I Hear Music," is Marino's fine upbeat ...


Article: Album Review

NYO Jazz: We're Still Here

Read "We're Still Here" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The “NYO" in NYO Jazz is shorthand for National Youth Orchestra, a marvelous concept that should be cloned and shipped to as many cities, towns and villages as possible. NYO, comprising carefully chosen musicians, ages 16 to 19, from across the U.S.A. is based at Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute in New York City, and We're ...


Article: Book Review

Ron Westray: Life In Reverse. Tales of a Very Stable Narcissist

Read "Ron Westray: Life In Reverse. Tales of a Very Stable Narcissist" reviewed by Hans Christian Hagedorn

Life In Reverse. Tales of a Very Stable Narcissist Ron Westray 426 Pages ISBN: 9781839980398 First Hill Books / Anthem Press2021 Jazz trombonist Ron Westray (Columbia, SC, 1970) is a prestigious, unique, and generously gifted musician and composer, a brilliant educator, and most of all, an intelligent, witty and ...


Article: Take Five With...

Take Five with Denin Koch

Read "Take Five with Denin Koch" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Denin Koch Hailed as possessing “pristine playing, meticulous composing" and “a very personal voice deserving of attention," guitarist and composer Denin Koch has synthesized his wide and varied influences into a unique approach to jazz improvisation. He has performed with Arturo Sandoval, Pat Metheny, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Dee Daniels, Ryan Keberle, and ...


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