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South China Morning Post
Blue Notes: Vibraphonists
The vibraphone - or vibes - has largely fallen out of favour among jazz musicians, partly because it is large and difficult to move around and because its sound can be imitated, up to a point, by electronic keyboard instruments.
News and notes: Festival updates
San Jose Jazz has announced more of the talent lined up for its 25th anniversary bash, set for August 8-10 at Plaza de CA©sar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose.a The names include DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Erykah Badu; Kris Bowers; Ledisi; MotA©ma Music Showcase with Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo, Marc Cary Focus ... (more)
Critic's picks: Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn and Joey DeFrancesco, ...
The recordings that vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson cut for Blue Note play out like a jazz encyclopedia.
Jazz & Blues Music Reviews
Bobby Hutcherson - Enjoy the View
Back on Blue Note Records after a long absence, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson leads an interesting band: Joey DeFrancesco on organ, David Sanborn on saxophone and Billy Hart on drums.
Jazz Festival review: A musical monster on organ and trumpet
The great hard bop pianist and composer had passed away on Wednesday, and scarcely 48 hours later, in the National Arts Centre Studio, organist Joey DeFrancesco was playing with the intensity of a runaway train on Silver's joyous, blues-drenched Sister Sadie.