September 23, 2021
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30 years ago, the Birdland moved into the cellar vault under the court pharmacy. A memorable day is coming to an end for jazz in the region, for ...
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Normally in mid-January New Orleanians are happily stuffing their faces with King Cake, building up a protective layer of sugary goodness for Carnival as they peruse the freshly ...
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For a certain type of music fan, the 2020 Big Ears Festival was one of the first American casualties of the coronavirus pandemic. The fest, which takes place ...
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Tune in for the last concert of the series “With Jazz We Insist” Luca Santaniello Tilt Trio #withjazzweinsist #joelovano #jazzlivesmatter #italianculturalinstitutenewyork ...
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In the midst of a turbulent and shocking season for the Recording Academy, some signs of stability could be found in the results of the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. One ...
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On Nov. 6, Newark’s jazz public radio station, WBGO, marked a milestone by throwing itself a 40th anniversary party. The Champions of Jazz gala was held in Manhattan, ...
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Steve Gadd – drums Walt Fowler – trumpet, flugelhorn David Spinozza – guitar Kevin Hays – keyboards Jimmy Johnson – bass ...
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Dhafer Youssef live at Live at Schlossfestspielen Ludwigsburg with Zakir Hussain and Husnu Senlendirici Composed and arranged by Dhafer Youssef from SOUNDS OF MIRRORS ALBUM, except Haystan Dance ...
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CONCERTS NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Patricia Nicholson is an artist and the founder and director of the free jazz organization Arts for Art (AFA). In 2016, I was interning at Arts for Art ...
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BLUES CONCERTS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Holy Week 1-3. November 2019 was the world-class blues in Frederikshavn. Arena Nord was the venue for Denmark’s biggest blues festival, Blues Heaven. The concerts took place on ...
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The weekend of November 8-10, the Norwegian blues community celebrated itself in a large-scale blues invasion of London. The finale was in the very large parlor of concert ...
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Bob James (born December 25, 1939) is an American Grammy Award-winning jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer. He founded the band Fourplay and wrote “Angela,” the theme song ...
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Richard Bona, LIVE FULL SET, Atlanta Jazz Festival, 5-25-19. Grammy winning (Best Contemporary Jazz Album – Speaking Of Now) bassist Richard Bona brings his Afro-Cuban band to the ...
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Marcus Miller has been dubbed one of the most influential artists of our time. At the top of his game for over 30 years, he is a two-time ...
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  “Reflections on Count Basie” – Chief conductor Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band present the music of Count Basie – Full Concert, Philharmony of Cologne – 29th ...
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Vincent Peirani is an accordionist and composer who, earlier this month, won Album of the Year in the prestigious Victoires du Jazz, an annual awards ceremony in France. ...
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For the first part of Nicholas Payton’s career, he was effectively in the business of knocking you back in your chair. These days he seems to want to ...
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Interview with blues master Lucky Peterson: celebrating his 50th Anniversary of career with a new album. How has the Blues, Gospel and Jazz influenced your views of the ...
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At North Sea Jazz – The Netherlands – July 13, 2019 Ronnie Cuber baritone sax Tineke Postma alto sax Maarten Hogenhuis alto sax Rein de Graaff piano Marius ...
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Unlike the San Francisco Symphony and Opera nearby in Hayes Valley’s performing arts district celebrating with black-tie galas, SFJazz splits its opening night and gala (set for Jan. ...
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ARTISTS CONCERTS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Mary Lou Williams performed her groundbreaking devotional hymn St. Martin de Porres at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1965 with an eight-voice choir. Later this month at Monterey, artists-in-residence drummer ...
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Blue Note Milano 28.03.2019 – Kenny Garrett!! Kenny Garrett’s career began in 1978 when he was called by Duke Ellington’s orchestra conducted by Duke’s son, Mercer Ellington. Three ...
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Just when the Notodden Blues Festival needed it most, they knocked on all the gloomy predictions about their further existence. This year’s festival is not the one that ...
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Lucky Peterson is the subject of much attention this year. He adorns the cover of the latest issue of American Living Blues, and his concert on Saturday, August ...
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The inclusion of Norwegian bands and local representation increases significantly on this year’s edition of Notodden Blues Festival. Several smaller clubs are back in the program and there ...
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The Newport Jazz Festival is upon us, and with it comes a rash of tough decisions. With four stages running all weekend, the fest has a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure quality — at ...
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Henningsvær in Lofoten is a unique place to arrange a festival and offers visitors spectacular experiences. The place is perhaps best known for its international climbing environment and ...
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New Orleans singer Ernie K-Doe once said something like, “I’m not sure, but I’m almost positive, that all music came from New Orleans.” Maybe he’s not right that ...
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A wave of shock and sadness moved through the jazz community on Sunday, with news of the death of Lawrence Lo Leathers, a drummer with a steadfast presence ...
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The monsoon made an inauspicious start for the 50th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. But spirits weren’t dampened long, and the bands played on through the weekend—among ...
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They got their challenges when the festival’s first 20 years were to be celebrated at Royal Garden in Trondheim, 24-28. April. but festival manager Jan Engen and the ...
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Spring had arrived but you wouldn’t know it by the temperature outside. Only the billboard with the promise, Feel the Heat of the Cuban Beat – Arturo Sandoval, ...
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Brazil meets Cuba, a time for Markham and GTA residents to come in from the cold for what was promised to be some hot sounds on March 7, ...
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Saturday, the blues club at Årnes celebrated its 20th anniversary. The club’s leader, Henrik Stefansen, also had a birthday the same day, so it was double the reason ...
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Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi, “I’m On My Way” The Big Ears Festival, which wrapped up its 2019 edition over the weekend, is a feast of sound and ...
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The festival at Notodden launched a new bundle of names for the summer festival. There will be a reunion with the blues guitarist Monster Mike Welch (pictured) and ...
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It was an entertaining and enjoyable evening at Blue 4 March when the blues environment was gathered for mingling and presenting some of the major events for the ...
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CONCERTS NEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

A sky full of violins and his voice: “Anna. I see your face everywhere I am … “At the very beginning Jorge Luis Pacheco composed a love song ...
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Nina Simone was a cultural icon who used her creativity to attract a worldwide audience and spread a message of social and personal injustice and racial inequality. Actress ...
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Enthusiast Kjell Mersland has put a lot of soul and effort into achieving a worthy opening of the new club in the Sørlandsbyen. Along with board members and ...
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I once asked Michel Legrand what especially inspired him to compose so many classic songs about the seasons. “You Must Believe In Spring.” “Once Upon a Summertime.” “The ...
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Roy Anthony Hargrove, one of the most respected and loved musicians in the New York City community and the world at large, was a trailblazing multiple Grammy Award ...
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BIGYUKI performs at the Winter Jazzfest Half-Marathon on Saturday at Nublu. Last fall in the same room, this jazz-synth artist performed an intoxicating show, presented and captured live by The ...
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Trinidadian native, amazing trumpet player, recording artist, bandleader, composer, arranger and educator Etienne Charles brought to Toronto his most recent project, Carnival: The Sound of a People. It was ...
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For his multimedia tribute to jazz pioneer and war hero James Reese Europe, Jason Moran doesn’t wear his usual performance attire. His wife, the musician Alicia Hall Moran, ...
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A house of praise is the perfect setting for one of the key curtain raisers of this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival. The spiritual resonance of Billy Harper’s music has ...
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A wet afternoon in the ‘Big Smoke’ is brightened by a quip about the ‘Windy City’. Ben LaMar Gay describes the latter, Chicago, as ‘country’ to the former, London, the ...
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There is already a sense of excitement in the air as opener Vels Trio’s drummer Dougal Taylor brings their set of elegantly hip Hancock-esque minimal fusion to a simmering boil. This ...
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James Francies has a love affair with the piano. It’s apparent when you hear him play. We had that opportunity when he visited Afternoon Jazz to promote Flight, his ...
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No one really noticed the quiet, contemplative figure who was sat listening to young pianist Charlie Staceyplay an enthralling opening set at Ronnie’s, yet bass titan Victor Wooten did just that. ...
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Trumpeter and composer Roy Hargrove, who died tragically on Friday at 49,  is best known for his unflappable command in small-group settings, including his sterling quintet. But he was also ...
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CONCERTS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

It’s a long way from a small village on the outskirts of Bielsko-Biała to the best recording studios in New York City. But that’s the journey Urszula Dudziak ...
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For years, Justin Brown has been a drummer in high demand, constantly on the road with the likes of Thundercat and Ambrose Akinmusire. At the same time, he’s ...
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In 2019, one of Europe’s most esteemed jazz ensembles, the Marcin Wasilewski Trio, will celebrate its 25th anniversary. In advance of this milestone, the Poland-based group just released ...
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Sonic Creed is vibraphonist Stefon Harris’ first recording as a leader in nine years. He recently came in to discuss the album, among other things, on Morning Jazz. His ...
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Gentrification threatens Washington, D.C. jazz and art, jazz musician and composer Jason Moran said at an event Tuesday in Copley Lounge. Moran, a distinguished artist-in-residence at Georgetown University ...
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Pianist and composer Christian Sands goes back quite a ways with WBGO — and with Gary Walker, who recalls first seeing him as a 12-year-old protégé of Dr. ...
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Most jazz cruises skim through moist Caribbean parts, proffering smooth American sedatives, but Finland can offer a somewhat contrasting adventure. Turku is the country’s oldest city, nestled at ...
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“I always had a drive not only to compose but to be a bandleader,” said Orrin Evans, who has been based for most of his career in Philadelphia. ...
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