March 31, 2020
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Pianist/Composer Silvio Amato delivers a remarkable beautiful album titled, “Variations of Relevance” produced by Grammy Award Winner Jimmy Haslip. Featuring guest appearances by The Budapest Symphony Orchestra, trumpeter ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Kristjan Randalu. 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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With energy and passion Lluís pushes his musical imagination to the limit with a piano as the only accompanist. His music flows freely through his fast and dizzying ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Laurent Coulondre. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, do you know where you’re going? Is it ...
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In ten years, with more than 500 concerts outside of France, this trio has become the emblem of French jazz abroad. Rémi Panossian, founder of the group, was ...
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of jazz legend, Alfred “McCoy” Tyner. McCoy was an inspired musician who devoted his life to his art, ...
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Chimes of Freedom, Lynne Arriales 15th album as a leader, was recorded in Belgium for release by Challenge Records International. Lynne is joined by renowned musicians, Dutch bassist/co-producer ...
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The collaboration between Sergio Armaroli and the Salento label Dodicilune continues. Monday 2 March, in fact, distributed in Italy and abroad by Ird and in the best online ...
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For some 60 years, beginning in the early 1950s, pianist-composer Dave Brubeck was one of the most famous jazz musicians alive. During the height of that fame, he ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Mike Holober. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Among the many things Jason Moran has demonstrated over the last 20 years is this: the man knows his way around a love song. Not that they take ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and saxophonist Gordon Goodwin. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Francesca Prihasti. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Lisa Hilton. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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After more than 30 concerts and many excellent reviews about their first trio albums “Tales From The Unexpected” and “European Trio”, the Italian pianist Enrico Pieranunzi and the ...
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Along with choice new music from Jeff Davis and Kandace Springs. Kenny Barron & Dave Holland Trio, “Without Deception” The history of collaboration between pianist Kenny Barron and ...
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Joey Alexander, the Grammy-nominated jazz pianist, composer and bandleader unveils the music video for the title track and new single, “Warna.” At 16, Joey Alexander has already recorded ...
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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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Chilean pianist and composer Fran Suárez, based in Barcelona and immersed in a constant creative musical search, presents his new work in trio with Jordi Mestres on double ...
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In a recording studio somewhere, the drummer drops into a groove: a ghost of a backbeat; a shuffling, even quavered, funky vibe, punctuated by propulsive kicks. Joey Baron has got ...
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“There’s a mystery,” Kurt Elling sings softly. “An enigma.” Then, gathering momentum: “There’s a memory oh so slight.” His words come near the opening of “A Certain Continuum,” ...
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For a lot of jazz fans, the interest in this album will lie more with the side players than the leader, and fair enough. Tim Ray is a ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Peter Lieuwen. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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This Octave Remastered Series sampler includes three songs from: each of the newly expanded editions of three classic Errol: ‘Garner albums. These recordings have been completely restored from ...
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If you’re like me, words like “poise,” “polish,” “assurance” and “maturity” were not legitimate self-descriptive terms when you were 16. For pianist Joey Alexander, those descriptions reveal themselves ...
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Sequence of Emotions is an album inspired by my journey in life, from choosing to be a mechanical engineer to becoming a jazz musician by tirelessly following my ...
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Charles Lloyd, “Requiem (Live From the Loberto Theatre)” For saxophonist Charles Lloyd, 2018 unfolded as a festive year: his 80th, with celebrations at the Newport Jazz Festival, at ...
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Legendary tabla master, Zakir Hussain, and jazz trailblazer/bassist, John Patitucci, bring an extraordinary program conducted by Zane Dalal, Associate Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra of India. Hear ...
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Pianist Gerald Clayton will perform his 75-minute mixed media concert Piedmont Blues: A Search for Salvation, this Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m., at the Loreto Theater, Sheen Center ...
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From May 1979 to September 1980, Laurie Verchomin was pianist Bill Evans’ lover. After their meeting in Edmonton, Canada, in April 1979, Laurie and Bill struck up a letter-writing ...
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Hi! Up until now no one has rated my first solo jazz-piano album Faked Pianism (just kidding, sure everyone has already listened to it a hundred times), but ...
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A striking album of new music from pianist/composer Carla Bley, whose trio with Andy Sheppard and Steve Swallow is now in its 25th year. Individual associations among the ...
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César Orozco and Jorge Glem reveal their purpose in life even before a note of music is performed on StringWise and it is this: “La música vive en el aire, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and keyboardist Ian Michael Brown. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a ...
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Valentin Schuppich began his musical education with violin lessons and switched to the piano at the age of 11. During his school days he played with various jazz ...
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As the saying goes: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” During our Season of Giving Fund Drive, our listeners are joining in celebrating another fantastic year ...
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It has been 30 years since Harry Connick, Jr. became an improbable pop star, on the basis of a movie soundtrack that just happened to put many of ...
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Originally published on December 10, 2019 10:00 am There may East Coast/West Coast beefs in other forms of music, but jazz is all-embracing. This year’s edition of A Jazz Piano ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Ingi Bjarni. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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“Icarus. Legend Mietek Kosza ”is a film biography of an outstanding jazz pianist and composer. Mieczysław Kosz (February 10, 1944 – May 31, 1973) was a graduate of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Tom Pierson. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Franck Amsallem. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist, composer and arranger Chiemi Nakai. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Denman Maroney. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Jazz interview with Austrian jazz pianist and composer David Helbock. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a ...
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Eliane Elias ascends to a new echelon of artistic expression with the August 30, 2019 release of Love Stories on Concord Jazz. A multi-hyphenate musician whose recent releases Made in Brazil (2015), Dance of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Kjetil Mulelid. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Carl was a 1940s contemporary in Pittsburgh of many musicians who left town and became international stars, including Ahmad Jamal, Mary Lou Williams and Billy Eckstine. An outstanding ...
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The late New Orleans great Dr. John will be featured on a new, posthumously released album, Big Band Voodoo, out Nov. 1 on Orange Music. Recorded in 1995 ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Daniel García. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter of taking ...
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Young pianist and Latin Grammy nominee Gabriel Chakarji announces his first single “Enredadera” featuring his trio with Edward Perez on bass and Jongkuk Kim on drums. This music ...
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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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Virtuoso pianist Keith Jarrett will have Munich 2016, a recording of his concert at Munich’s Philharmonic Hall on 16 July 2016, released by ECM on 1 November. The ...
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One thing I’ve noticed over two decades’ worth of interviews with Vijay Iyer, the award-winning pianist and composer, is that he doesn’t instinctively start talking about himself. He’s ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Kenny Werner. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – Please explain your creative process. Kenny Werner: – I put my ...
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If you like rocking with your foot or snapping it to the beat, you’re in Escape. Argot possibly in the wrong concert. Because the idiosyncratically occupied jazz trio ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Elliot Galvin. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – Which harmonies and harmonic patterns do you prefer now? You’re playing ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Joachim Caffonnette. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Yoko Miwa. 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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Also: Dick Hyman and Ken Peplowski finesse the songs of Lerner & Loewe, and Tyshawn Sorey goes deep with Marilyn Crispell. David S. Ware Quartet, “Crossing Samsara, Part ...
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