Wednesday Jul 9
The Jewish Journal
Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli roots
The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)
All About Jazz
VIDEO/DVD: Russ Freeman: West Coast Poet
His first recording was with Charlie Parker at a Los Angeles club in 1947, but once the LP made inroads in the early 1950s, Freeman recorded steadily with and many other artists.
Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases "Great Guitar Lick for...
GuitarControl.com has recently made public a video guitar lesson from master instructor, Jon MacLennan.
What is the American Dream?
In celebrating the founding of this country, many things come to mind when asked to describe the essence of America - its energy and innovation; the various liberties that Americans enjoy; the racial and ethnic mix of its people.
Music Institute Announces 2014-15 Nichols Concert Hall Season
Celebrating 85 years, the Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2014-15 season of its popular Faculty and Guest Artist Series.
All About Jazz
AWARD/GRANT: NEA Jazz Masters: Joe Segal
Joe Segal, who last week was named a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, has been at the heart of jazz in Chicago since the early bebop era.
The Georgia Straight
Sax man Rudresh Mahanthappa explores ornamentation
But it's clear from his approach-and especially from his latest release, Gamak -that he's thought long and hard about how to assemble the various pieces of his personal jigsaw puzzle.
Doyle New York to auction the Jazz Collection of Blue Note Records President Bruce Lundvall
Robert L. Weaver , Charlie Parker, Bird with Strings: Live at the Apollo, Carnegie Hall and Birdland, Signed, inscribed and dated on the reverse.
The Charlotte Observer
Jazz Arts Initiative gets a hefty grant
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given Charlotte's Jazz Arts Initiative a $30,000 grant to support The Jazz Room @ The Stage Door Theater.
Can Starbucks Save Jazz?
Who does the best job of exposing the public to jazz? No, not the NEA or Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Los Angeles Times
'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival
Director N.C. Heikin, center, producer James Egan, left, and author and executive producer Michael Connelly are behind the documentary "The Sound of Redemption -- The Frank Morgan Story."