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Trumpeter Sandoval celebrates music without borders
His story amounts to an American triumph. But there's a curious wrinkle in the journey of Arturo Sandoval, the celebrated trumpeter and bandleader who has been a boisterous presence on the international music scene, particularly since defecting from Cuba and moving to the United States in 1990.
Something Else! Reviews
Eric Wyatt - Borough of Kings
A lot of musicians like to boast they live in Brooklyn; Eric Wyatt was born and raised there and as the son of a sax player, Wyatt grew up knowing his Dad's friends, such of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Bartz and Sonny Rollins, who is Wyatt's godfather.
Saturday will be jazzy in Onset
Onset may be best known as a quaint New England village, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, but as Mikelyn Roderick notes, Onset used to be a hot spot for some of the biggest names and best artists in jazz music.
Primo west-coast bebop from Howard McGhee released by Uptown Records
The good old great man theory tends to reduce the emergence of bebop to just a handful of musicians: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Lee Morgan
All About Jazz is celebrating Lee Morgan's birthday today! Morgan was a jazz prodigy, joining the Dizzy Gillespie big band at 18, remaining a member for two years.
Bask in the glow of a Mondavi summer concert
The annual summer concert series at Robert Mondavi Winery is one of the oldest and most popular music festivals in Napa Valley.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents On 52nd Street: The Jazz Photographs of William P. Gottlieb.
Justin Robinson: On His Latest Album 'Alana's Fantasy'
Justin Robinson is a jazz saxophonist and flutist. Robinson established himself as a child prodigy when, while still a teenager, he began running after-hours jam sessions at the renowned Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City the late 1980's.
Contra Costa Times
Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Lesher Center plans jazzy summer
Walnut Creek's Lesher Center kicks off its 2014 jazz series on July 12 with four-time Grammy nominated singer/pianist Karrin Allyson.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Chubby Jackson: New York, 1949
In 1944, bebop was virtually ignored by the country's jazz fans-except those in New York, where the new style had first been recorded earlier that year.
Iconic American Jazz Photos
Jazz is America's music, evolving with the ebb and flow of our history. It thrived in Prohibition-era speakeasies, provocatively questioned Jim Crow segregation with interracial bands, and splintered during the protests of the Vietnam War, between the frustrated riffing of jazz-rock fusion, led by Miles Davis, and the anguished spiritualism of John ... (more)
Foster's Daily Democrat
A great day in Portsmouth and all that Jazz
Jazz musicians stand on the steps of the South Church in Portsmouth on Saturday for a photograph modeled after a similar one taken in 1958 titled "A Great Day in Harlem", by Art Kane.
The Georgia Straight
David Fathead Newman & the Tilden Webb Trio's Cellar Groove is an archival delight
With Cellar Groove , jazz impresario Cory Weeds has dug deep into his archive for a 2004 club date all jazz-saxophone fans should treasure-in part because Newman, who died in 2009, sounds especially relaxed and happy in the company of Tilden Webb and his trio.