Like most aspects of American commerce, jazz marketing has become fixated on branding. Every album needs a backstory, a peg beyond the music. Case in … Read More “Harish Raghavan: In Tense (Whirlwind)” The post Harish Raghavan: In Tense (Whirlwind) appeared first on JazzTimes.
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Trades between Jennifer Hartswick and trombonist Roy Agee bend around an elastic New Orleans pulse on Hartswick’s new single, “By the River.” With vocal contributions from Shira Elias and Maureen Murphy, the song celebrates reveries of girlhood. The post Jennifer Hartswick ‘By The River’ – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
Although AL STRONG is not yet a household name, his newest album, LOVE STRONGER, will surely give him the wide exposure he deserves. Strong is a trumpet and flugelhorn player, composer, arranger, and professor of music. He released his debut recording, Love Strong Vol. 1, in 2015. IndyWeek Magazine said, “Though it’s a clean, cool and virtuosic workshop of a record, Strong mostly
Arthur’s Tavern, a former speakeasy jazz bar that was founded in 1937, has reopened after a renovation to retain the West Village venue’s vintage look … Read More “Arthur’s Tavern Reopens in New York City” The post Arthur’s Tavern Reopens in New York City appeared first on JazzTimes.
In its near-century of excellence, The New Yorker has been home to more than its share of tops-in-their-field contributors. There’s E.B. White, with his luminous … Read More “Whitney Balliett: Virtuoso on Paper” The post Whitney Balliett: Virtuoso on Paper appeared first on JazzTimes.
Art Hirahara is a true thinker and seeker. Over the course of seven previous leader dates on the Posi-Tone imprint, this pianist has made his … Read More “Art Hirahara: Verdant Valley (Posi-Tone)” The post Art Hirahara: Verdant Valley (Posi-Tone) appeared first on JazzTimes.
What: Diana Ross Live Where: Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas Limited engagement Wednesday, September 21Friday, September 23Saturday, September 24 Wednesday, September 28Friday, September 30Saturday, October 1 Click the banner below to get tickets The post Diana Ross Live In Las Vegas 2022 appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
You’ve got to give the folks at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) some credit; they tried. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to rage … Read More “Gearhead: Welcome Back, NAMM (and Oberheim)” The post Gearhead: Welcome Back, NAMM (and Oberheim) appeared first on JazzTimes.
The title of this album, and the title of its first track, “Jade,” announce a clear shift in focus for vibraphonist Sasha Berliner from her … Read More “Sasha Berliner: Onyx (JMI)” The post Sasha Berliner: Onyx (JMI) appeared first on JazzTimes.