3 hrs ago
Kennedy Center Honors Gala, Saluting Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock,...
The five 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees - comprising opera singer Martina Arroyo; pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer Herbie Hancock; pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel ; actress Shirley MacLaine ; and musician and songwriter Carlos Santana - are saluted in a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage Dec. 8.
15 hrs ago
All About Jazz
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Jazz/Rock is Alive and Well--Third Rail in...
Music fans in Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, etc., who are willing to do a bit of traveling, have the opportunity to hear the Jazz/Rock supergroup Third Rail tonight at the Live Proberaum in ZA1 4lpich, Germany, at the Altes Pfandhaus in Cologne, Germany tomorrow, December 7th, and at the Agharta Jazzclub in Prague, Czech Republic on ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Best Sounds To Gift Wrap For Jazz Lovers This Season
If you want to give a friend or loved one a really lavish holiday jazz gift - giant treasure boxes laden with sonic riches - -you can't go wrong with Columbia/Legacy's invaluable, deluxe box sets celebrating the Columbia years of the great jazz masters Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis.
Herbie Hancock Video Interview: Experimenting With Concert Surround Sound
In summer 2013, at Stanford University's Bing Concert Hall, keyboardist and jazz pioneer Herbie Hancock rolled out a concept he has been fascinated with for over 20 years.
Grammy Awards 2014: Who'll Get Nominated Tonight?
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will go down January 26th in L.A., and the countdown to Music's Biggest Night begins this evening when the nominees are announced via a live special airing on CBS at 10 p.m. ET.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Billy Joel's Big Shot
Billy Joel is set to be feted at the Kennedy Center Honors gala Sunday though it's unclear whether anyone will play "We Didn't Start the Fire," his bouncy CliffsNotes jaunt through Baby Boomer-ism with the climatic line, "JFK blown away/What else do I have to say?" The 1989 hit captures the great and not so great about Joel .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Herbie Hancock: The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988
Herbie Hancock is so relaxed and unshowy a performer, so at ease with his craft, that it would be easy to underestimate his impact on late-20th-century music.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Victoria Advocate
Jazz concert features VC, Victoria East musicians
A jazz commercial concert performed by the VC Jazz Combo, VC Commercial Music Ensemble and Victoria East Jazz Band will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Victoria.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Post and Courier
Joel, Santana among 5 to receive Kennedy Center Honors
Acclaimed actress Shirley Mac-Laine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera - Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock and Martina Arroyo - will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, considered the nation's highest honor for those who influence American culture through the arts.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Blow the Horns: Louis Armstrong House Museum honors Quincy Jones in annual gala
The band oh what a band with Herbie Hancock pays tribute to music producer Quincy Jones for his 75th birthday celebration at Montreux 2008.
Discs [Buffalo News (NY)]
The irony, at this stage of the game, is that the records that comprise its very reason for being in its 34-disc splendor, are the least interesting to be found within.
Avid Solutions Deliver Legendary Performances at Stanford Jazz Festival
Avid A today announced that the famed Stanford Jazz Festival used the company's groundbreaking Avid S3L live sound system to deliver inspiring performances at the festival's 42nd season.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
'Energetic tunes' Thursday with DMN&FRNZ
After last week's scintillating performance by the Mike Irving Quintet, this week's show promises to be equally brilliant.
Childsplay, a fiddle supergroup
Childsplay, a who's who of fiddlers release, "As the Crow Flies" their sixth album in twenty six years of performances throughout the United States and Europe.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Chris Brubeck to Perform at Wilton Library
"Guillaume is one of France's leading saxophonists and composers and Didier is the hippest accordion player you'll ever hear - think Herbie Hancock, not Lawrence Welk!" Brubeck remarked in a library release.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Ex-Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Announced for Zorn in Oz Concert Series
The latest musician to be announced for the Adelaide Festival exclusive John Zorn concert series next March is legendary ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo .
Tue Nov 19, 2013
New Haven Independent
Atticus Puts Out The Wax
When Matias Anaya got into collecting vinyl LPs this year, it was already too late to shop at Cutler's.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Jazz around town: November 15 & 16, 2013
Saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk has assembled a group of stellar local musicians that will perform music from one of Herbie Hancock's most celebrated recordings, Maiden Voyage, at Twins Jazz tonight and Saturday.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Wynton Marsalis fan club
Wynton Marsalis with JLCO in London
Blue Note Records turns 75 next year and such an anniversary certainly feels like celebrating the whole history of modern jazz.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Inexhaustible Brilliance of Bud Powell
Tonight local jazz pianists Marc Seales, Sumi Tonooka, Gus Carns, and Tim Kennedy celebrate the music of the jazz god Bud Powell.