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4 hrs ago | Spin

Hear J Dilla's Unreleased Heater, 'Give Em What They Want'

Any day that brings a new J Dilla song is a good day indeed. In "Give Em What They Want," we hear a previously unreleased vocal, recorded in 2001, by the late, great rapper/producer whom Madlib recently compared to John Coltrane.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Black Entertainment, Jazz

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Jazz 'Flash Mob' A Hit At Reading Terminal Market

"I asked all of these musicians to come together and celebrate the Philadelphia contribution to jazz," said Homer Jackson, director of the Philadelphia Jazz Project .


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz

8 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta

Jazz, classical music combine at Music at Main

It's been a long time coming but finally it's here. For all of us who love both classical and jazz, Music at the Main's next presentation draws on the best of both traditions.


Related Topix: Classical, Bill Evans, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Bach

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ars Nova Workshop Announces New Path Festival Philadelphia 2014

Ars Nova Workshop will showcase some of the most consistently brilliant voices in jazz and experimental music in some of Philadelphia's most iconic and unusual spaces at the New Paths Festival, running April 21 through May 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, John Zorn, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Sun Ra

23 hrs ago | All About Jazz

Franklin Kiermyer: Further

Quartet. Describing this music as Coltrane-influenced simply doesn't do it justice.


Related Topix: The Quartet, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Religion, Buddhism

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more.


Related Topix: Joey Defrancesco, Jazz, Stan Getz, Black Entertainment, Chet Baker


For Jazz Appreciation Month: Jazz artists who 'Got their glasses on'

But we think that expression's jive, man, because we're all about people getting their glasses on.


Related Topix: Benny Goodman, Jazz, Harlem (New York, NY), New York, Black Entertainment, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Downstairs at the Showboat

I am spearheading All That Philly Jazz , a digital history project that's mapping Philly's rich jazz heritage.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Philadelphia, PA, Billie Holiday

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

Chick Corea at the College of Saint Rosea s Massry...

By GREG HAYMES ALBANY - Chick Corea received a standing ovation from the sold-out crowd at the College of Saint Rose's Massry Center for the Arts before he even sat down to play the Steinway grand piano.


Related Topix: Chick Corea, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Thelonious Monk

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCKX-FM Columbus

Dad Recreates Classic Album Covers With His Sons [PHOTOS]

The award for Coolest Dad of the Week has to go to Lance Underwood for his creative reworking of classic album covers.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Seattle Times

Sonny Fortune headlines Ballard Jazz Festival | Concert preview

After playing with John Coltrane, pianist McCoy Tyner faced a daunting challenge when he went looking for a saxophone player for his own group.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Jazz, Black Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Art Themen at Herts Jazz Club

Busy and sought after musician Art Themen is appearing with the Clark Tracey Trio at the Herts Jazz Club this Sunday.


Related Topix: Jazz, Stan Tracey, Georgie Fame, Sonny Rollins, Black Entertainment, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pasadena Weekly


Growing up in Denver during the 1960s, Philip Bailey had plenty of great music to sing along to on the radio.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Philip Bailey, Miles Davis, Jazz, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B

Courier News

Jazz in the sanctuary

Please join us for the next Jazz in the Sanctuary concert celebrating the musical legacy of John Coltrane.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Plainfield, NJ

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Hugh Masekela - 75 and counting

Trumpeter, composer, lyricist, singer, bandleader, father and struggle activist Hugh Masekela has garnered many titles under his belt so far.


Related Topix: Hugh Masekela, Jazz, Miles Davis & John Coltrane, Black Entertainment, Manhattan School of Music

Mon Apr 07, 2014


Reinventing oneself proves valuable for Baltimore artist

This writer had the opportunity to conduct a telephone interview Monday, April 7, 2014 with one of the Baltimore area's well-known artists.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Arts, Poetry

Harvard Business School

Excerpt: 'The Art of Negotiation'

Paying heed is one aspect of improvising. Comping is another. Being provocative is a third.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Benny Goodman, Business News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Telegraph

Melodious strokes

The intricate borderlines which create obstacles in the way of music being appreciated as such, were demolished by music itself in an exceptional evening.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CBS Local

Dozens of Concerts Slated For 'Jazz Appreciation Month' in Philadelphia

And the fourth annual "Philly Jam" is the city's way of showcasing Philadelphia's contribution to the art of jazz.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, Philly Joe Jones

Wed Apr 02, 2014


New York @ Night: April 2014

The clarinet looms large in Chris Speed 's work, though he spent the first two nights of his residency at the Stone solely on tenor saxophone.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz