Thursday May 2
An interview with Laura Merrill
Popular New York-based singer and radio personality Laura Merrill hails from a serious musical dynasty.
An interview with Laura Merrill Coming Soon to Examiner
Red-hot singer and radio host Laura Merrill, daughter of the legendary Alan Merrill and granddaughter of iconic jazz singer Helen Merrill, has just released her exciting, latest new musical project: Le Grand Jones' new single Find Your Way, which features her powerful, finely tuned vocal performance as its aural "crown jewel!" Le Grand Jones is a ... (more)
The Japan Times
Enka queen sings jazz; documentary on dementia; CM of the weeek: g.u.
Aki Yashiro is known as the Queen of Enka, or "Japanese ballads," according to the standard translation.
Goran Strandberg Nonet: Monks Mood
Twentieth century jazz offered bountiful gifts that musicians will continue to mine for, well, as long as people play jazz.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Al Haig Plays Jerome Kern
Pianist Al Haig is most often thought of as a bebop boilermaker—laboring shoulder to shoulder with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie in the '40s with terrifying dexterity and rock-solid feel for the new music.