December 8, 2019
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Interview with Grammy nominated artist Janiva Magness: new album “Change in the Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty” is at the nexus of re-invention and tradition. “We are ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer and songwriter Kim Nazarian of New York Voices. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re ...
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Interview with Canadian energic vocalist Angel Forrest: stays true to her country and blues roots. How has the Blues and Rock counterculture influenced your views of the world ...
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Viktorija Gečytė started singing early in life. Although she didn’t come from a musical family, she has always been drawn to music; she would often hitchhike to music ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Sidsel Storm. 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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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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Dee Dee Bridgewater traveled a short psychic distance from guest of honor to star attraction at the 2019 WBGO Champions of Jazz Gala, on Wednesday night at Capitale ...
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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 singer and guitarist Anders Osborne. 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 saxophonist, fluteist and singer Kim Cypher. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Interview with Mr. Downchild & Kasimira (Blues Meets Girl) – Down home, Soulful, Smokin’, and Passionate Blues. What do you learn about yourself from the Blues people and culture? What does the blues mean to you? Steve: I am an old school Blues guy, but I have learned to keep an open ear, and follow that. I used to be narrow minded but now I accept new things and weave them into my traditional style. The Blues gives form to my expression of life experiences. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vocalist Jelena Jovovic. 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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As a singer, a songwriter and a player of stringed instruments, Becca Stevens has thrived in almost every conceivable setting. If you haven’t seen the Becca Stevens Band, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Sofia Hoffmann. 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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Interview with veteran Rhythm n’ Blues saxophonist Jimmy Carpenter – Gulf Coast Records released his new album ‘Soul Doctor’. How has the Blues and Soul music influenced your ...
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Over the last decade, Oran Etkin has garnered sizeable acclaim as a clarinetist and composer, for music that few would characterize as child’s play. But Etkin has also ...
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Jazz interview with jazz veteran vocalist Nicolas Bearde. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter of ...
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Jessye Norman died on September 30, at 74. In her honor, we are reposting this 2013 interview with Rhonda Hamilton, in which she discusses her myriad jazz-vocal influences. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vocalist Laurie Antonioli. 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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Jazz interview with jazz singer Ada Brodie. 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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Six years ago, soprano saxophonist Jane Bunnett merged her devotion to Afro-Cuban music with her commitment to women’s empowerment, and created Maqueque — a hard-charging group that has ...
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Interview with DC-based Moonshine Society (Black Petty): soulful blues and old-school R&B. How has the Blues and Roots Rock music and culture influenced your views of the world ...
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Betty Carter, “Bridges” The hippest new patch of New York City made its official debut last Friday, at the ribbon-cutting for Betty Carter Park. Situated in downtown Brooklyn, ...
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Svetlana came from Russia to America as a kid. She spoke little or no English. She learned some of the language seeing movies. Growing up in Moscow, movies were ...
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The last time I saw Celia Cruz perform was in Central Park in 2002, one of her final shows, when SummerStage was less managed and thus more exciting. ...
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Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling has announced he’s bringing his new radio drama project to the UK… a live words and music show called ‘The Big Blind’ telling ...
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New music that falls just outside the jazz sphere, in one way or another. Tedeschi Trucks Band, “High & Mighty” Earlier this year, the eponymous band fronted by ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Grazzia Giu. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – What practice routine or exercise have you developed to maintain and improve your ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vocalist and liricist Fred Farell. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Gregory Porter will tour the UK in May 2020. The Grammy-winning singer (who told us he’s been in the studio recently working on new music) will play cities including Manchester, ...
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Interview with Milwaukee-based ‘Tweed feat. Gervis Myles’: a band of the “soul-revival” movement with their own style of Memphis flavored music. How has the Blues and Gospel influenced ...
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Nana had a big wooden box of a television in the corner of her apartment along Van Aken Boulevard in Cleveland, Ohio, known as “the Widow’s Block.” Brick ...
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It’s easy to get excited about Pedro Martins, a young multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter from Brazil. On this edition of My Music on The Checkout, we’ll get to know ...
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At the first Sarah Vaughan vocal competition in 2012, Jazzmeia Horn was presented as a Rising Star — and she blew the roof off of NJPAC. At the ...
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American jazz and soul singer Nancy Holloway, who has lived in France since 1960 and enjoyed success among Yéyé idols, died Wednesday at her home in Paris, at ...
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Interview with Aussie-based McNaMarr Project (John McNamara & Andrea Marr): Two power house voices combine to bring you the sound of Soulful Blues. What were the reasons that ...
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To consider a women’s Hall of Fame in American music is to come face-to-face with that music’s debt to African-American religious life. The biggest names in blues — ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Anne Chris. 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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Along with the latest from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Buika, and Bushman’s Revenge. Norah Jones (Featuring Tarriona Tank Ball), “Take It Away” One of the most ...
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Interview with acclaimed New England-based guitarist/singer Paul Gabriel: released his new album “Man of Many Blues” produced by Duke Robillard. What do you learn about yourself from the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Isabelle Seleskovitch. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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And introducing SPAGA, a new trio led by pianist Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits. Sara Gazarek, “Never Will I Marry” There has always been a bright, springlike ...
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Interview with NYC Blues Hall of Famer Billie Williams – rich repertoire that includes blues, rock, soul, jazz, and country. How has the Blues, Jazz, and Soul music ...
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From 1978 to 1984, Patrice Rushen recorded a series of hits for Elektra Records that helped define the sound of late-era disco and R&B. The Los Angeles singer and keyboard ...
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Backed once again by a killer band of fellow Cuban musicians, the visionary singer, composer and songwriter has stripped everything back to the core. Holding sessions in a ...
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West Coast singer/songwriter Beth Hart has established herself as the undisputed queen of live blues recordings, something she drives home in style with this release, the third two-CD ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Beth Stapleton. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Karina Corradini. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vocalist Anthony Strong. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Jeannine Otis. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – Where did I grow up? Jeannine Otis: – In the Palmer Park section of ...
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The frequency and intensity of Afro-centric music being created and released across the African Diaspora born and bred among the erstwhile Spanish colonies within the Latin American realm ...
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An original, lyrical soloist and a demanding group leader, Maria Kim is a dynamic singer, pianist and composer. Maria Kim grew up in South Korea, and took up ...
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Near the midpoint of her second set at the Jazz Standard on Wednesday night, Jazzmeia Horn dove into a sharp new original, “When I Say.” Snapping her fingers ...
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Jazz interview with jazz clarinetist, singer and composer Angel Bat Dawid. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Interview with Cheyenne James – unmatched passion for music with natural talent. What do you learn about yourself from the Blues people and culture? What does the blues ...
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This is an absolutely delightful album from Fleur Stevenson, and for the cynics who question if we really need another recording of some of these wonderful songs from ...
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Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, Feyza Eren, returned to her hometown of St. Louis from Istanbul, in 2011, after spending 15 years singing jazz with Turkey’s finest musicians. In ...
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The words “profoundly beautiful” are often used to describe works of art, but often some works appear to give new meaning to those words – like the music ...
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Someone tell Alac Sinner he can come back. He can resume his role as a private investigator, walk on the sidewalks of New York City, take the beatings ...
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Quiet. It is such a precious commodity, and more so today than ever before. In this music from accordionist Vincent Peirani and singer Serena Fisseau, you can actually ...
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