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Bassist Marcus Shelby Finds Freedom's Message in the Music
When he was 13 and had just started playing bass, Marcus Shelby's mom gave him a choice: either play with the church choir or be an usher.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Song Premiere: The Jazz June, 'Over Underground'
Christie Front Drive, Texas Is the Reason, Knapsack, The Promise Ring, Cap'n Jazz, Gauge, Sunny Day Real Estate, American Football, The Casket Lottery, The Get Up Kids, Braid - no, this isn't a dream Emo Diaries compilation.
MCCC Jazz Band & Chorus to Perform Free Concerts in May
From bebop standards to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College students.
Hemet High: Poncho Sanchez to perform with bands
Legendary percussionist Poncho Sanchez and trombone player Francisco Torres will perform with two Hemet High jazz bands at 7 p.m. in the Murray Theater.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
VIDEO: This Dog's 'Squirrel Song' Must Be Heard to Be Believed
Let this spaniel sing you the song of his people. Rocco the springer spaniel enjoys chasing squirrels, as most dogs do.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Oxford researchers discover music beats that make us want to get up and dance
James Brown will get most people up and dancing, while many struggle to tap their feet along with experimental jazz Researchers discovered that music with a special balance between a predictable rhythm and a dash of complexity explains why James Brown will get most people up and dancing, while many struggle to tap their feet along with experimental ... (more)
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Hear J Dilla's Unreleased Heater, 'Give Em What They Want'
Any day that brings a new J Dilla song is a good day indeed. In "Give Em What They Want," we hear a previously unreleased vocal, recorded in 2001, by the late, great rapper/producer whom Madlib recently compared to John Coltrane.
Jazz 'Flash Mob' A Hit At Reading Terminal Market
"I asked all of these musicians to come together and celebrate the Philadelphia contribution to jazz," said Homer Jackson, director of the Philadelphia Jazz Project .
Jazz, classical music combine at Music at Main
It's been a long time coming but finally it's here. For all of us who love both classical and jazz, Music at the Main's next presentation draws on the best of both traditions.
Ars Nova Workshop Announces New Path Festival Philadelphia 2014
Ars Nova Workshop will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia's most iconic and unusual spaces at the New Paths Festival, running April 21 through May 30, 2014.
All About Jazz
Franklin Kiermyer: Further
Quartet. Describing this music as Coltrane-influenced simply doesn't do it justice.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more.
For Jazz Appreciation Month: Jazz artists who 'Got their glasses on'
But we think that expression's jive, man, because we're all about people getting their glasses on.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Downstairs at the Showboat
I am spearheading All That Philly Jazz , a digital history project that's mapping Philly's rich jazz heritage.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Albany Times Union
Chick Corea at the College of Saint Rosea s Massry...
By GREG HAYMES ALBANY - Chick Corea received a standing ovation from the sold-out crowd at the College of Saint Rose's Massry Center for the Arts before he even sat down to play the Steinway grand piano.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Dad Recreates Classic Album Covers With His Sons [PHOTOS]
The award for Coolest Dad of the Week has to go to Lance Underwood for his creative reworking of classic album covers.
Sonny Fortune headlines Ballard Jazz Festival | Concert preview
After playing with John Coltrane, pianist McCoy Tyner faced a daunting challenge when he went looking for a saxophone player for his own group.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Art Themen at Herts Jazz Club
Busy and sought after musician Art Themen is appearing with the Clark Tracey Trio at the Herts Jazz Club this Sunday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Growing up in Denver during the 1960s, Philip Bailey had plenty of great music to sing along to on the radio.
Jazz in the sanctuary
Please join us for the next Jazz in the Sanctuary concert celebrating the musical legacy of John Coltrane.