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All About Jazz
CONTEST/GIVEAWAY: Enter the "Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward" Giveaway
All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Motema Music A'Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward A' giveaway contest starting today.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
South China Morning Post
Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval honours mentor Dizzy Gillespie
Few mentors have been as well honoured by their proteges as the great American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie has been by the great Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Bird with Strings: Live
This Friday marks the 94th anniversary of alto saxophonist Charlie Parker's birth.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Fine lineup for 20th Vail series will wrap up the summer
As the summer comes to an end, so do the mountain jazz festivals. But there's one more, and in terms of straight-ahead, sophisticated music, this may be the one worth holding out for.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Mark Stryker: Jazz singer Barbara Morrison to perform in Ann Arbor
The great Barbara Morrison is back in town. Hallelujah! Born in Ypsilanti, Morrison, a singer of uncommon spirit and expression, has been based in Los Angeles since the 1970s.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
Something Else! exclusive stream: Michael Carvin Experience,...
Michael Carvin has led an interesting career as a jazz drummer, and it's a story that in itself makes you want to explore his body of work.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Jazz under the Stars Josh Rzepka Trio
Trumpeter and composer Josh Rzepka will lead his Jazz Trio in a performance that will feature the music of jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and others.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
John Marshall Jazz Quintet to Play June Havoc Theatre, 8/17
The John Marshall Jazz Quintet will fill Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre with the sound of Jazz for a one-night-only concert on Sunday, August 17 at 7pm.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
All About Jazz
Read "Thad Jones: Detroit-New York Junction - " Blue Note 1513"
In 1956, Jones led his first jazz group. It was a small sextetA-unlike his later, more celebrated ensemble, co-led by .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Special U.S. ‘diplomats’ play a welcome tune
East mCarolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
'As Long As They Want To Play': Newport Jazz At 60
This year, the Newport Jazz Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary. For most of that time, its guiding force has been producer George Wein, who remembers all too well the first event in 1954.
The News Tribune
These U.S. 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases
It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last five years and gone to places "emerging from conflict" as part of a program for students in formerly war-torn areas.
Sax great Phil Woods returning to hometown for Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival
Saxophone great and Springfield native Phil Woods has played with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonius Monk, as well as forging a lengthy solo career of his own.