The Jazz Cruise 2024
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by Katchie Cartwright
11h ago
Celebrity Summit The Jazz Cruise Miami, Labadee, Puerto Plata, St. Thomas January 18-25, 2024 Founded by Anita E. Berry in 2001, The Jazz Cruise has been offering patrons a yearly action-packed weeklong jazz experience at sea with some 100 world-class musicians in 200 hours of programming for over two decades (with a hiatus during the COVID pandemic)... [ read more ..read more
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Kenny Barron Residency at SFJAZZ Center
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by Harry S. Pariser
11h ago
Kenny Barron Residency SFJAZZ Center San Francisco February 1-4, 2024 Popularly dubbed an "elder statesman" of jazz, pianist Kenny Barron, needs no introduction to aficionados of contemporary American music. At 80, he is still actively playing, composing, mentoring, teaching, and releasing music (including two duets with Dave Holland)... [ read more ..read more
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Joel Weiskopf: New Beginning
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by C. Andrew Hovan
11h ago
For better or worse, it seems that any artistic endeavor that involves the true expression of raw human experience and emotion is destined to have appeal to only a small and select audience. This dilemma becomes even more daunting for the artist in today's technology-laden society where electronic communication has taken the place of face-to-face conversation... [ read more ..read more
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Chien Chien Lu, Ronald Shannon Jackson and Tim Buckley
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by Jerome Wilson
11h ago
This show includes folksingers doing jazz, a Sesame Street song, and several up-and-coming younger players. Musicians heard include Chien Chien Lu, Roy Nathanson, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Amanda Gardier, and Tim Buckley.Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus and Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill and Air (Record Label) 00:00 Phil Haynes and Free Country "Here Comes The Sun" from 60/69: My Favorite Things (CornerStore Jazz) 00:59 Roni Ben-Hur "Fair Weather" from Love Letters (Mighty Quinn) 2:50 Amanda Gardier "The Incarcerated Artist and h ..read more
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Why Is Jazz A Big Deal Everywhere… Except In The US?
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by Chris May
2d ago
Dateline: London, February 20, 2024. A bewildered friend in Los Angeles asks: Why is jazz so under-appreciated in the United States when it is revered everywhere else?Lest we forget, jazz was born and spent its formative years in the US and is arguably the country's most valuable contribution to world culture... [ read more ..read more
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Tim Warfield: One For Shirley
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by C. Andrew Hovan
2d ago
Jimmy Smith and Larry Young have continually set the benchmark for creative endeavors involving jazz and the Hammond B-3 organ, Smith being acknowledged for bringing the technical virtuosity of be-bop to the instrument and Young for expanding the vernacular based on the forward-thinking implications of John Coltrane... [ read more ..read more
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Kristen Lee Sergeant, Ted Nash, Russ Johnson, Audible Spirits and More
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by Ludovico Granvassu
2d ago
This set focuses on Andrew Hill, Herbie Nichols, Bob Dorough and Oliver Nelson, four American originals and various generations of musicians they've inspired.Happy listening!Playlist Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat... [ read more ..read more
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John Swana: Philly Gumbo Vol.2
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by C. Andrew Hovan
2d ago
It seems like a lot of up and coming trumpeters these days go for the bop stylings of Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw as their main influence. Far fewer look to players like Art Farmer or Kenny Wheeler for inspiration... [ read more ..read more
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Joseph Daley, Michal Aftyka, Les McCann and Larry Roland
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by Maurice Hogue
2d ago
The tuba is not a horn that you'll hear that often in a typical jazz ensemble, but when you do, it's memorable. Joseph Daley is one of the noted masters of that instruments, with a career that has seen him playing with artists from Anthony Braxton to Carla Bley to Jane Cortez to the Liberation Music Orchestra... [ read more ..read more
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New Releases, Grammy Winners, Birthday Celebrations For Blanche Calloway, Carole King and More
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by Mary Foster Conklin
2d ago
This broadcast includes new releases from Ed Johnson and Novo Tempo, Alliance (led by Sharel Cassity and Coleen Clark), Tierney Sutton and Nubya Garcia, with nods to several Grammy winners and birthday shoutouts to Blanche Calloway, Chick Webb, Carmen Staaf, Jen Allen, and Carole King, among others... [ read more ..read more
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