Next Jazz Legacy, a joint initiative of New Music USA and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice that champions women and non-binary musicians … Read More "Next Jazz Legacy Accepting Applications Until Oct. 17 for Its Second Class" The post Next Jazz Legacy Accepting Applications Until Oct. 17 for Its Second Class appeared
While most jazz aficionados consider Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s 1960 interpretation of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s 1892 ballet The Nutcracker to be the final jazz … Read More "Joe McCarthy’s New York Afro-Bop Alliance Big Band: Pan-American Nutcracker Suite (Angel Face)" The post Joe McCarthy’s New York Afro-Bop Alliance Big Band: Pan-American Nutcracker Suite (Angel
The Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz, the first awards celebration to exclusively focus on Jazz announces a star-studded lineup of acclaimed artists who will perform live under the musical direction of NEA Jazz Master and three-time Grammy Award-winning musician, composer, and educator Terri Lyne Carrington. Grammy and Tony Award-winning artist Dee Dee Bridgewater and multiple award-winning
It began simply enough. “I wanted to make a jazz trombone record,” Jacob Garchik says, explaining his decision to embark on the challenging, entertaining tour … Read More "Jacob Garchik: Mixes It Up on Assembly" The post Jacob Garchik: Mixes It Up on Assembly appeared first on JazzTimes.
There is a certain elusiveness and beauty in guitarist Julian Lage’s playing that’s reminiscent of his influences Charlie Christian and Jimmy Bryant. As he describes … Read More "Julian Lage: View with a Room (Blue Note)" The post Julian Lage: View with a Room (Blue Note) appeared first on JazzTimes.
The love affair that popular music has long enjoyed with the festive season has never been stronger or more enduring than the romance contemporary jazz has with Christmas. Over the years the discographies of many smooth jazz artists have been populated with at least one ‘holiday album’ and this has led to a wide range
Writer/Producers Stokes & Machine have collectively worked with multiple Grammy Winners, Chart Toppers, and Film/TV directors as diverse as India Arie, Anthony David, Lalah Hathaway, Dr. Dre, Paula Cole, Arrested Development, Regina Belle, John Singleton, Ice Cube, Outkast/Andre 3000 and more. “All My Black,” features the #1 charting talents of Algebra Blessett and Lin Rountree. Produced by Eddie Stokes