December 8, 2019
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BLUES INTERVIEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
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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At 100 years of age, Canadian jazz icon Eleanor Collins has one mantra — just take it one day at a time.  “That’s the thing that my mother ...
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Thought provoking. Conscience awakening. A call to action. Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science’s new album, Waiting Game (Motéma), is a direct response to the current sociopolitical climate ...
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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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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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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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Kassa Overall, “Please Don’t Kill Me (feat. Joel Ross and Theo Croker)” Earlier this month I had the pleasure of giving a keynote talk at So What’s Next? — ...
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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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Conducted Fjyra Bluesklubb at Sandane in Nordfjord on the 22nd edition of FjordBlues. American Hannah Wicklund was the headliner of the year, and this was her very first ...
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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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Vinyl records have been making a comeback for some time. Back in the early 1990s, HMV took the decision to stop selling vinyl completely and sold off all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mary Lou Williams seemed to learn early that playing piano would keep her alive. Maybe she realized this at age six, when she started venturing to her white ...
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Don’t let the title of this third recording by Jane Bunnett and (the new incarnation of) Maqueque fool you. Indeed the musicians of this magnificent all-woman group is ...
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September 5, it’s time for the big blues party at Hell in Trøndelag, Blues in Hell. As always, festival manager Brovoll and his staff have put together a ...
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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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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Cecilie Grundt. 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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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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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Masha Art. 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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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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Artists from five continents make up this week’s playlist. Monty Alexander, “Nutty” Monty Alexander was in his teens, working as a sideman at Federal Studios in Kingston, Jamaica, ...
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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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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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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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The National Trust is hoping to preserve the North Carolina house where Simone first learned to play piano. Nina Simone was born in a small, clapboard house in ...
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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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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 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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When 20-year-old vibraphonist Sasha Berliner received the call, letting her know that she’d won the 2019 LetterOne RISING STARS Jazz Award, she couldn’t believe it. “It was a ...
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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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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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The Israeli-born saxophonist and clarinet virtuoso has become a prominent figure on the New York scene since arriving from Tel Aviv in 1999. With Triple Helix, her ninth ...
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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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Jazz interview with jazz keyboardist and composer Keiko Matsui. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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The singer travels so frequently that she was forced to rethink her travel philosophy. The composer, musician and vocalist Esperanza Spalding has won four Grammy Awards, teaches songwriting ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer Cathy Segal Garcia. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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With every new recording, the extraordinary Beata Pater defies predictability. What can always be expected though are rich musicality, fascinating settings, a wonderful repertoire and Beata’s unique and ...
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Along with new music by Ralph Peterson & The Messenger Legacy, the Mark Dresser Seven, and a supertrio of Dave Douglas, Uri Caine and Andrew Cyrille.  Esperanza Spalding, ...
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Jazz Interview with jazz pianist and composer Mavis Pan. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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These days, it’s the rule rather than the exception to mix different traditions of music, and the result is sometimes a postmodern grab bag without aesthetic direction. Transgressing ...
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Jazz interview with jazz conductor and composer Miho Hazama. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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As part of the Cuban Focus Series (2018-2019 Diamond Season) Cuban singer Yaíma Sáez y su Grupo made their debut appearance at the intimate Flato Markham Theatre on ...
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Why not do everything differently? Break with all expectations? Or even better, switch off everything remotely associated to the expected and replace it with curiosity, empathy and an ...
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