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All About Jazz
FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Summer Programme Jazz Middelheim is Complete
Jazz Middelheim, from 14 to 17 August in Antwerp's Den Brandt Park, announces complete programme The event is already living up to its international reputation as an innovative jazz festival with, among others, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter in duo, Ahmad Jamal, Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani, Dave Douglas Quintet and, as previously announced, ... (more)
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
One Track Mind: Harvey Mason, "Chameleon" from Chameleon
Harvey Mason's upcoming debut on the Concord Music label puts the iconic session drummer squarely into his old jazz-funk environs where he made a name for himself back in the 1970s.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
A-Infos Radio Project
The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.17 Hour 2 - April 28-May 4, 2014, Segment 1
In hour 1, we sample an ultra-rare Frank Zappa cover of "Stranded in the Jungle," originally recorded by the Jayhawks, plus Herbie Hancock's take on a Joni Mitchell classic and a track from Miles Davis' version of Porgy & Bess.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Perform Together at Carnegie Hall, 4/9/2015
Carnegie Hall today announced that a duo performance by critically-acclaimed and award-winning pianists Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock has just been added to its 2014-2015 concert season.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Jazz awards honour Hancock
Saxophonist Wayne Shorter and composer-arranger Maria Schneider are each triple winners in the 2014 Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Jazz Journalists Association Recognizes Its Musicians Of The Year
Herbie Hancock speaks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Induction Ceremony 2013 at Harvard University.
Bass of Doom
Jaco Pastorius is considered by many to be the greatest electric bassist of all time.
Bobby McFerrin gets spiritual on tour, which stops in Minneapolis on Saturday
An amusing warning prefaces the press bio for Bobby McFerrin. It cautions that prolonged listening to the multi-Grammy-winning vocal artist "may be hazardous to your preconceptions" and that possible side effects for those embracing his music include "utter and unparalleled joy, a new perspective on creativity, permanent rejection of the ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Writer gets jazzed up
Jazz is often dismissed by younger generations unfairly, and as messenger of all things hip and musical, I am here to give it the credit it deserves.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Singer Bobby McFerrin is happy to spread joy
An amusing warning prefaces the press bio for Bobby McFerrin. It cautions that prolonged listening to the multi-Grammy-winning vocal artist “may be hazardous to your preconceptions” and that possible side effects for those embracing his music include “utter and unparalleled joy, a new perspective on creativity, permanent rejection of ... (more)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Today in jazz: Herbie Hancock's 74th birthday
On this day in jazz history , the illustrious Herbie Hancock celebrates his 74th birthday - having been born on April 12, 1940.
Easton motorcycle cops patrol for cruisers in 1989 - Almanac April 12, 2014
In 2009, American cargo ship captain Richard Phillips was rescued from Somali pirates by U.S. Navy snipers who shot and killed three of the hostage-takers.
Almanac for Saturday, April 12, 2014
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Live Design Online
Peyroux Journeys Through The Blue Room With Sennheiser
Jazz singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux is currently on tour throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East, and the US.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Herbie Hancock, The Roots and lots more for 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival is out with the lineup for this year's 57th edition of the shindig, and there should be something to please everyone from traditionalists to nu jazzers.
Todd Cochran explores 'Worlds Around the Sun'
Composer, pianist and keyboard player Todd Cochran was a twenty-year old prodigy performing and recording in the San Francisco Bay area when his debut album "Worlds Around the Sun" came out in 1972.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Christian McBride's big, fat sound
Bassist Christian McBride has been a versatile force in jazz, R&B and rock music for the past 20 years.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Japan Times
Osaka's giant jazz festival could be great for local acts a if the youngsters get involved
When Osaka was chosen as the Global Host City for the third annual International Jazz Day earlier this year, jazz fans across the country were elated.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Monterey Jazz Festival lineup: Herbie Hancock, Roots among headliners
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock, hip-hop crew The Roots and blues-rock powerhouse Gary Clark Jr. highlight the diverse lineup set for the 57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Philly producers Small Professor and Arcka release Herbie Hancock tribute
Philly producers Small Professor and Arcka have released a tribute to the legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock.