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Yesterday | Buenos Aires Herald

Out & About: Julio Cort zar+Charlie Parker

Centro Cultural General San Martn . 8.30pm. Free admission limited to capacity, tickets can be picked up two hours before the show.


Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz

Yesterday | All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Monday Recommendation: Ahmed Abdul-Malik

Ahmed Abdul-Malik , Spellbound Of Sudanese heritage, the bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik was born Jonathan Timms in Brooklyn.


Related Topix: Jazz, Art Blakey, Soul, New-Age, Body + Soul

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Steve Khan forges jazz subtexts

Guitarist Steve Khan, bassist Jay Anderson, and drummer Ben Perowsky cover Wayne Shorter's "Masqualero" live at the Bottom Line in New York, February 7, 1992.


Related Topix: Jazz, Wayne Shorter, Pop/Rock, Donald Fagen

The Stranger

Pharoah Sanders, Dave Douglas Quintet Head Up 26th Earshot Jazz Fest

The renowned Earshot Jazz Festival takes place at several Seattle venues Oct. 10-Nov. 11. Performing at this 26th annual event are Pharoah Sanders, Dave Douglas Quintet, Joe Lovano, Linda Oh, Joey Baron, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, McTuff , and many others.


Related Topix: Pharoah Sanders, Dave Douglas, Jazz, Joey Baron

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Review: Edinburgh Jazz Festival

JAZZ and football aren't habitual playmates. One memorable example of their combining was drummer John Rae's Jock Stein: A Love Supreme contribution to a Scottish National Jazz Orchestra celebration of great Scots some years ago, and Rae was in the football zone again on this return with a group from his current home in New Zealand.


Related Topix: Charles Mingus, Jazz

Deming Headlight

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the first outdoor jazz festival.


Related Topix: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jazz, Billie Holiday, Black Entertainment, Wynton Marsalis, Portsmouth, NH

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Unstandard jazz standards

"I like to recognize the tune," lyricist Lorenz Hart wrote, roughly 75 years ago, for the show tune of the same name.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ahmad Jamal, John Coltrane

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Trumpet-piano tandems II

With their fine and refined album Duocracy , trumpeter Ian Carey and pianist Ben Stolorow have a fresh and rewarding musical partnership.


Related Topix: Francisco, Ballad, Jazz

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Weekly

The Pleasures of Being Out of Step: A Salute to Nat Hentoff

Now 89, Nat Hentoff is the very definition of a living anachronism. An East Coast Jew who came of age during the postwar era, he earned his early journalistic reputation for his astute jazz criticism in , from which he was unceremoniously booted in 2008 when the paper shifted its focus to the less-contemplative mode of digital journalism.


Related Topix: Journalism, Jazz, Skokie, IL

All About Jazz

TECHNOLOGY: Blue Note Records Launches New Blue Note 75 App for Ipad

Blue Note Records proudly presents the Blue Note 75 app - a ground-breaking new app available exclusively for iPad that celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the legendary jazz label which has represented The Finest In Jazz Since 1939.


Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Blue Note Records, Ipad, Science / Technology, Spotify, Rdio, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

The Hartford Courant

Enfield-Based Band Sfere Spans Generations

Two of its members, Mark Mooney and Dave Choquette, are in their 50s and have been playing music for a long time.


Related Topix: Enfield, CT, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock

Mon Jul 21, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Chris Greco - Standards, Vol. 1 - 2014 CD Release

His Los Angeles jazz projects can be found on the gwsfourwinds records label. Standards, Vol.


Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Charles Mingus

Sat Jul 19, 2014

All About Jazz

Tigran Hamasyan: Shadow Theater

Pianist Tigran Hamasyan's Shadow Theater is an innovative convergence of composition and folk music from his birthplace in Armenia.


Related Topix: Tigran Hamasyan, Jazz

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Cécile McLorin Salvant to Perform at WHBPAC, 8/10

The new voice of modern jazz, Ccile McLorin Salvant, performs at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $60, $70, $80 and are available online at www.whbpac.org A young jazz singer of radical talent, Ms.


Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Eric Wyatt - Borough of Kings

A lot of musicians like to boast they live in Brooklyn; Eric Wyatt was born and raised there and as the son of a sax player, Wyatt grew up knowing his Dad's friends, such of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Bartz and Sonny Rollins, who is Wyatt's godfather.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, Gary Bartz, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Garrett

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

What to do in the Berkshires

Jazz piano virtuoso Miro Sprague will make his Pittsfield debut at 8 p.m., Saturday, in a special performance sponsored by Berkshires Jazz Inc. at the Back Room at Baba Louie's restaurant, 34 Depot St., in Pittsfield.


Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Jazz, Williams College

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Public Radio

A Sax Trio Taps Tradition While Thriving In The Present

Melissa Aldana, who became the first female instrumentalist and first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition last fall, is not the average talent-contest winner.


Related Topix: Jazz, Don Byas, Chile, World News,


Pop Art By Robert Christgau:The Delight of Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty'

Anyone wondering how that guy who grades albums like a damn college professor got a column in the bible of the music business should consider one factoid.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Jason Derulo, Jazz

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Blue Note Records Continues 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Continuing Blue Note Records' 75th anniversary celebrations, a new Blue Note Authorized Dealers retail program has launched with select Record Store Day-affiliated independent music stores across the United States.


Related Topix: Jazz, Shreveport, LA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Willamette Week

North Carolina Pulled Pork: The South's Version of Hard Cider

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q