Friday Feb 21
St. Louis Jazz Notes
So What: Local News, Notes & Links
Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short local news items of interest: * Saxophonist David Sanborn is performing through Sunday at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco with an all-star band including vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, organist Joey DeFrancesco, and drummer Billy Hart.
The Georgia Straight
James Brandon Lewis looks back, and forward, on Divine Travels
Sony Music revived the historic Okeh label-once home to Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Little Richard, among others-as its dedicated jazz imprint in 2013, and at first the prognosis was not good.
The Globe and Mail
Wine review: Ravenswood Vintners Blend Petite Sirah 2011, California
Full-bodied, chunky and seamless in texture, this cuddly red offers up big fruit along with peppery spice and cigar overtones.
The Jersey Journal
Saxophonist David Sanborn due at Bergen PAC
A weekend of eclectic, soul jazz and instrumental pop lies ahead, when a powerhouse alto saxophonist headlines at the Bergen Performing Arts Center.