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Jazz interview with jazz pianist, arranger and composer Antonio Adolfo. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – Before we jump into anything historical, can you tell us about ...
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Heritage/Evolution, Vol. 2 is a celebration of the saxophone. The intrepid PRISM Quartet joins sax icons Ravi Coltrane, Joe Lovano, and Chris Potter to explore their instrument’s dual ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Sarp Maden. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Night is Alive is thrilled to release Cryin’ In My Whiskey, a cross-genre collaboration that brings together country western and jazz in the very best way possible. Cryin’ ...
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NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
Nnenna Freelon’s first deep encounter with grief happened in July 2019.  It was the year that the multi-Grammy nominated jazz singer’s husband of 40 years, world-renowned architect Phil Freelon, died ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and artistic director of Brussels Jazz Orchestra Frank Vaganée. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew ...
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This third release from South African pianist/ composer Neil Gonsalves is a celebration of the motherland, reflection on life at (and beyond) the age of 50 and clear ...
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Chick Corea Akoustic Band LIVE (teaser) Before he died this February, Chick Corea had been planning to roll out a new concert album by his Akoustic Band, the trio ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer Tony Arco. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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The history of this project is very dramatic. The album, conceived as a tribute to his son – the father, the famous drummer and band leader of “The ...
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Shifting between genres, French-Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf has become one of the most popular European instrumentalists worldwide at the age of 41. He will make his Belgian return ...
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BLUES INTERVIEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
Interview with acoustic blues slide guitarist Donna Herula, passion for Deep South and Chicago blues improvisation. How has the Blues and Roots music influenced your views of the ...
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Of all Brazilian jazz musicians, the name of the pianist, composer and arranger Antonio Adolfo, one of the veterans of Russian jazz, appears most often in our reviews.  ...
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After a pandemic gap year, the Newport Jazz Festival came roaring back over the weekend, with a reduced capacity but an overspill of excitement and goodwill. The return ...
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Jazz interview with jazz electro guyitarist Luca Crispino. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Following on the monumental Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World box set earlier this year, composer, multi-instrumentalist, poet, griot, improviser and community leader William ...
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FESTIVALS NEWS VIDEOS
If you’ve followed Jazz United at any point since our inception, you know how important live performances are to us. In this latest phase of the pandemic, hearing ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and vocalist Marcus Joseph. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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George-Romero-Night-of-the-Living-Dead-flesh-eating-ghouls-spooky-meets-Dustin Hoffman-Morgan-Freeman-Outbreak-style-spooky, what with the venue’s house lights remaining up during the show and a (literally) spaced-out audience in masked, rapt attention. And yet it was all so ...
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NEWS VIDEOS
Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force, “Lover, Come Back to Me” When we last caught up with Jazzmeia Horn, she was stretching her wings with a new book and an ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Walter Gaeta. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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At 15, pianist Austin Peralta was recording with Ron Carter; at 22 he was dead—leaving behind almost no trace of his greatness. Frankly, I don’t recall why I ...
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INTERVIEWS The bad musicians VIDEOS
Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Riley Stone-Lonergan. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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“Duke Robillard originally became well-known as the founder and leader of Roomful Of Blues (1967-79), his playing with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and his many projects in the blues ...
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Jerry Granelli, a drummer whose subtle pulse was a key ingredient in trios led by pianists Mose Allison, Denny Zeitlin and Vince Guaraldi — notably on Guaraldi’s iconic ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Joseph Herbst. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Featuring a rocksteady yet explosive rhythm section of Richard D. Johnson (piano), Jeremiah Hunt (bass), and Michael Piolet (drums), Altoizm is seven tracks and 42 minutes of original ...
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NEWS VIDEOS
It would have been enough at the turn of the 21st century to say that Herbie Hancock ranks as one of the surviving jazz giants of the 20th century. But ...
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BLUES INTERVIEWS VIDEOS
Interview with Pennsylvania-based guitarist Jeff Fetterman, delivers the promise to keep the blues alive and well. How has the Blues and Rock Counterculture influenced your views of the ...
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At the end of my (what else?) rave review for the smooth jazz maestro and master showman’s holiday livestream bonanza Dave Koz & Friends: The Greatest Hits of ...
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NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
For a relatively recent convert to improvised music, New York–based pianist Helen Sung has a notable zeal for paying tribute to the jazz giants who informed her art. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Yann Benoist. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Hayden, Golia, Dave Douglas, Joshua Redman, Matthew Shipp. His sound became more daring and interesting, and his imagination was overflowing with ideas. Unlike, alas, many jazzmen, Lewis is ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Robert Erlandsson. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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In JD Allen’s liner notes for ‘Queen City’, it becomes clear that he spent a great deal of time during the pandemic thinking about “what to do with ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Ricardo Pinheiro. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Spanning innumerable ensembles, hundreds of compositions, and thousands of performances, John McLaughlin’s wide-ranging musical journey is guided by an unflagging quest for transcendence –a tireless grasp for spiritual ...
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ARTISTS BOOKS VIDEOS
The visionary jazz artist sketched an “Astro-Black mythology” that aligned ancient Egyptian history with a future human exodus “beyond the stars.” When the aliens came for Sun Ra, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Thomas Agergaard. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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It’s almost exactly four years since their debut album, Songbook, was glowingly received. If this, their second, had turned out to be more of the same, no one would ...
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BLUES INTERVIEWS VIDEOS
Interview with NYC-based Adam Schultz, focuses on jazz and blues guitar, fusing the two genres in his own unique style. How has the music influenced your views of ...
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Mario Pavone recorded two albums in the final stages of a cancer that he fought for 17 years, when 2021 was starting: “Blue Vertical” (Out of Your Head ...
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NEWS VIDEOS
From one of  those worlds came the earthly embodiment of the musician, philosopher, keyboardist, composer, arranger, bandleader, visionary known to mere mortals as Le Sony’Ra or more commonly ...
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Jazz interview with jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist Paolo Fresu. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – Before we jump into anything historical, can you tell us about what we ...
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The studio album “Night Train” by the Oscar Peterson Trio was released in 1963 and featured pianist Oscar Peterson in his classic trio with Ray Brown on bass ...
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NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
The Yorkshire-born trumpeter, producer, singer, bandleader, DJ and more is a crossover star in the making. In the ever-bright constellation of UK jazz players, Emma-Jean Thackray is a supernova. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Lorenz Kellhuber. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Procedural Language, the latest collaboration from saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp, is more than just this duo’s most recent work. Housed in a cardboard foldout with a book and ...
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BLUES INTERVIEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
Interview with singer/songwriter and blues activist, Debbie Bond – inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. How has the Blues music (and blues people) influenced your views ...
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One of his illustrious careers has been his ownership of the Caveau de la Huchette in Paris, the city’s underground jazz temple and the last club in the ...
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When trumpeter Alonzo Demetrius arrived at Berklee College of Music in the fall of 2014, he expected to have his musical world opened up to new pathways. What ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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The most famous and probably greatest jazz baritonist of all time, Gerry Mulligan was a giant. A flexible soloist who was always ready to jam with anyone from ...
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ARTISTS NEWS VIDEOS
I want to celebrate the birthday of one of my musical heroes. But first I need to tell you what he does, and why you should care. In ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Rossano Sportiello. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Bill Evans would have earned his place in the jazz history books if only for his role on Miles Davis’ landmark 1959 set Kind of Blue. But the ...
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Robert Landfermann performs almost every day of the year and is constantly on the road. He lives in his car and when I drive to concerts with him, ...
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Interview with acclaimed blues-rock guitarist Sean Chambers, one of the finest guitarists in the world right now How has the Blues and Rock Counterculture influenced your views of ...
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Claus Waidtløw has been one of the most highly respected jazz musicians in Denmark for nearly two decades. Originally an alto saxophonist, Waidtløw is primarily known today for ...
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Kiwi drumming legend Frank Gibson Jr has been wowing crowds for almost 70 years. He’s played with the best in the business, and there’s not much he hasn’t ...
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