Friday May 17
Evan Cobb Quintet Plays At Barking Legs On Saturday
The Spring Jazz Fest at the Barking Legs Theatre is brought to a close Saturday, when the Evan Cobb Quintet comes down from Nashville to play the compositions of the great Horace Silver.
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General Music Industry: Artistshare Partners with Legendary Blue Note Records
BLUE NOTE RECORDS TO PARTNER WITH ARTISTSHARE TO CREATE BLUE NOTE/ARTISTSHARE A GROUNDBREAKING HYBRID CROWDFUNDING/RECORD LABEL MODEL DEDICATED TO NURTURING NEW JAZZ TALENT The legendary jazz label Blue Note Records, historic home to such greats as Thelonious Monk , Miles Davis , John Coltrane , Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock , and current home to ... (more)
Chucho ValdA s and the Afro-Cuban Messengers: Border-Free - review
Chucho Valdes, Cuba's most famous jazz musician, has rebalanced the repertoire of his Afro-Cuban Messengers on Border-Free, mixing its American-jazz agenda with more extended Latin-American input, and some Native American and Andalusian connections, too.
Blue Note Records To Partner With Artistshare To Create Blue...
The legendary jazz label Blue Note Records, historic home to such greats as Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock, and current home to artists such as Wayne Shorter, Terence Blanchard, Joe Lovano, Jason Moran, Jose James and Norah Jones, has joined forces with the pioneer of crowdfunding, ArtistShare, to create ... (more)
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Geof Bradfield: Melba
Melba Liston isn't one of the big names that comes up when great jazz composer/arrangers are mentioned, but it should be.
Jazz Setlist, May 2-8: Nonstop Improv, Indeed
If you're speaking to alto saxophonists under the age of, say, 40, and you ask them about their influences, it's a given that you'll add, "Aside from Kenny Garrett , of course." This is not an exaggeration.
Pianist Benny Green keeps the classic hard-bop sound alive
It's hard to believe pianist Benny Green recently turned 50-it seems like not so long ago he was a fresh-faced young lion, instilled with the hard-bop virtues of Art Blakey, with whom he worked with in the late 80s.