At SeixalJazz, across the graceful April 25th suspension bridge from Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon, the festival must go on. The last couple of pandemic … Read More “Portugal’s SeixalJazz 2022” The post Portugal’s SeixalJazz 2022 appeared first on JazzTimes.
These two compilations, originally released in 2019, celebrated two milestones for the University of Kentucky’s Mega-Sax jazz ensembles: 50 years since the first band was … Read More “University of Kentucky Jazz Ensemble: The Early Years… / …’Til Now (Mark Masters)” The post University of Kentucky Jazz Ensemble: The Early Years… / …’Til Now (Mark
Iconic Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B supergroup NEW EDITION closed out 2022 with the highly successful “The Culture Tour,” nominated as one of the Top R&B Tours in the country by Pollstar. Selling out arenas across the country, the icons and The Black Promoters Collective (BPC) are happy to announce the 30-city “LEGACY TOUR” with a must-see lineup that includes a New Jack Swing reunion with KEITH SWEAT and
Who: Brian Culbertson What: The Trilogy Tour Click the banner below to get tickets. Click the banner below to visit his main site. The post Brian Culbertson ‘The Trilogy Tour 2023’ appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
The following is an official statement from the family of the late Elvin Jones, received at the JazzTimes office earlier today, December 14. The family … Read More “Keiko Okuya Jones, Widow of One of Jazz’s Greatest Drummers, Has Died at 85” The post Keiko Okuya Jones, Widow of One of Jazz’s Greatest Drummers, Has
Julius Rodriguez doesn’t want to play the trite parlor game, “But is it jazz?” The 24-year-old keyboardist/drummer named his debut album Let Sound Tell All, … Read More “Julius Rodriguez: Let Sound Tell All: Deluxe Edition (Verve)” The post Julius Rodriguez: Let Sound Tell All: Deluxe Edition (Verve) appeared first on JazzTimes.
What: The Desert Jazz Festival Where: The Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort & Spa – Palm Springs, CA When: September 28 – October 1, 2023 Artists: Jonathan Butler Candy Dulfer Marcus Miller Tommy Davidson More to be announced WHAT’S INCLUDED Three Nights and Four Days of Luxury Accomodations at the Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort
About a year after he began working at Harvard University, pianist/composer Vijay Iyer was in a faculty meeting. A visiting committee—a group of academics from … Read More “A Question of Balance: Racial and Gender Equity in the Jazz Classroom” The post A Question of Balance: Racial and Gender Equity in the Jazz Classroom appeared
This 12th annual edition of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Summit, a virtual concert thanks to the pandemic, explored a wide range of compositions by … Read More “12th Berklee Global Jazz Institute Summit: A Tribute to Chick Corea and Ralph Peterson (YouTube)” The post 12th Berklee Global Jazz Institute Summit: A Tribute to Chick
Deep into dark nights and freezing temperatures what a joy it is to take a look back to what was possibly the most sunshine filled track of 2022. Topping five charts simultaneously ‘Dreamland’ by guitarist Blake Aaron was everything that smooth jazz should be. Aaron’s outrageously dexterous playing gelled to perfection with co-writer Adam Hawley