Oct 20, 2013
Something Else! Reviews
Amir ElSaffar - Alchemy
They say that the cradle of civilization lies in the fertile Mesopotamian plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in what is now modern-day Iraq.
John Coltrane: The end
American jazz saxophonist John William Coltrane, born September 23, 1926, by the late 1950s had secured his own lofty jazz throne as composer, bandleader and improviser thanks to his work with artists such as Dizzie Gillespie, Thelonius Monk and Miles Davis.
The Jersey Journal
NJPAC announces debut of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra, Nov. 4-10
Nineteen of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area will receive the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and bandmates this fall with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra , a collaboration between NJPAC and the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz.
The Newark Star-Ledger
NJPAC launches Brick City Jazz Orchestra at Spotlight Gala in Newark
Jazz singer Ann Hampton Callaway headlines Saturday's Spotlight Gala at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
Ex-Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons Dishes on His Harlem Eateries
The exec gives THR a first look at the revival of historic jazz club Minton's -- where Thelonius Monk and Charlie Parker played -- and a new Afro-Caribbean joint, The Cecil.