Thursday May 16
The Morning Call
One on one with Chick Corea: The legendary pianist performs solo at Musikfest Cafe.
Chick Corea is a celebrated fusion pianist, keyboardist and composer whose work has molded modern jazz for more than five decades.
Thursday May 16
International Jazz Day, Istanbul
Herbie Hancock, for decades a part of the firmament of jazz, marvelled at the 1,700-year-old church in which he would soon perform.
Tue May 14, 2013
Great Bend Tribune
Spring and music in the air
The Panther Jazz Band pumped up the audience at the GBHS Panther Bands Spring Contest Concert Monday night with their opening rendition of Watermelon Man by Herbie Hancock.
Thu May 09, 2013
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)
Wed May 08, 2013
St. Louis Jazz Notes
Jazz this week: Lionel Loueke, Snarky Puppy, Trinity Piano Trio, Denise Thimes, and more
From Africa to outer space to New Orleans, NYC and beyond, this week's jazz and creative music performance in St.
Mon May 06, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Jazzin' it up at the Avalanche
After last week's terrific performance by Georgia Strait Big Band, and the memorable Sunday night concert by the Canadian/American lineup, Tunnel Six, it's time for one of the exciting recent incarnations in the local jazz scene.
Sun May 05, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
LU's Jazz Series wraps Friday with Gretchen Parlato
Hailed as "a singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music" by jazz legend Herbie Hancock, Parlato has been attracting fans and critics alike since winning the 2004 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition.
Thu May 02, 2013
Saskatoon's Jazz Festival releases full lineup
Artists like reggae royalty Ziggy Marley, jazz innovator Herbie Hancock and blues star Jimmie Vaughan willl take the stage at the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival.
International Jazz Day 2013: Artists From Across The Globe Grace The Stage In Istanbul, Turkey
Photo: A concert on the theme, "Jazz: A Language for Peace", featuring the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet, was held at UN Headquarters in connection with the International Jazz Day .
Wed May 01, 2013
World-class musicians honor Turkey's long relationship with jazz
"In times of change and uncertainty, we need the power of jazz more than ever before." -- Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova The International Jazz Day Global Concert, which lasted just over two hours, broadcast Tuesday at 9 p.m. Istanbul time and 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time.
Seattle jazz musicians honored by Jazz Journalists Association
Two Seattle jazz musicians were honored today with awards from the Jazz Journalists Association, based in New York.
LIVE: The Lionel Loueke Trio @ Williams College's Chapin Hall, 4/26/13
If you need a reason to check Nippertown's event calendar "Today's Tips" every day, here's one: No matter how well you think you've done your homework, you never know what you might have missed.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Armenia Joins The World To Celebrate International Jazz Day
ARMENIA JOINS THE WORLD TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY http://www.armradio.am/en/2013/04/30/armenia-joins-the-world-to-celebrate-international-jazz-day/ 12:51 30.04.2013 April 30 is celebrated is International Jazz Day.
National Public Radio
Meet The Man Who Assembles The World's Biggest Jazz Concert
The pianist and composer John Beasley has one of the most formidable tasks of anyone associated with today's International Jazz Day , the celebration produced by UNESCO and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Lenny White Dips into Archives for "Lenny White Live"
Grammy Award-winning artist Lenny White, an influential drummer and longtime member of the fusion supergroup Return To Forever as well as a prolific producer, has delved deep into his own past and come up with another gem in Lenny White Live .
Mon Apr 29, 2013
All About Jazz
EVENT: Vocalist Gretchen Parlato Closes Lawrence University 2012-13 Jazz Series on May 3
Innovative vocalist Gretchen Parlato closes Lawrence University 2012-13 Jazz Series Friday, May 10 with an 8 p.m. performance in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel.
International Jazz Day
April 30, 2013 marks the second annual International Jazz Day. This year's commemoration will feature a daylong series of jazz events and a major evening performance in Istanbul, Turkey, this year's host city.
PRLog US Entertainment
Wayne Shorter Celebrates 80th Birthday in Newport at Festival & Gala
Apr. 29, 2013 - NEWPORT, R.I. -- NEWPORT, RI - Legendary tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter will celebrate his 80th birthday year at the annual Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.a fundraising benefit, which will be held at Rosecliff, one of Newport's historic mansions, on Saturday, August 3, at 7:30 pm.
All About Jazz
TV/FILM: Call for Support: Help Fund Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity, a Documentary
WAYNE SHORTER: ZERO GRAVITY A DOCUMENTARY ON ONE OF THE GREATEST LIVING JAZZ LEGENDS IS TO BE RELEASED IN 2014 The inception of ZERO GRAVITY began in 2006 and principal photography is now in progress.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Herbie Hancock tops Stanford Jazz Fest lineup
The Stanford Jazz Festival has put together an ambitious and intriguing lineup for this year's event, topped by a June 22 solo performance by iconic pianist Herbie Hancock .