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Sunday Jul 6 | 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.


Related Topix: Jazz, Bobby Hutcherson, Blue Note, Eric Dolphy, Andrew Hill

Sat Jul 05, 2014


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)


Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Ledisi, Hip-Hop, Jazz, David Sanborn

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

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.


Related Topix: David Sanborn, Bobby Hutcherson, Jazz, Blue Note

Wed Jun 25, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Bobby Hutcherson, Jazz, Blue Note Records, David Sanborn, Blue Note, Pop/Rock, Was

Fri Jun 20, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jeff Parker