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6 min ago | Pasadena Weekly


This collaboration between New Orleans piano virtuoso Butler and trumpeter/arranger Bernstein is the auspicious occasion for the latest relaunch of Impulse, 1960s label home to jazz giant John Coltrane, among others.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

The Blackbyrds' Kevin Toney Has a New Partner in Song: His Daughter

Some people believe "Rock Creek Park" is the official song of Washington, D.C. - or, at least, that it should be.


Related Topix: Jazz, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Howard University, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Sys-Con Media

Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs...

Amazon today announced it has added hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of new, expert-programmed Prime Playlists to the Prime Music catalog.


Related Topix: Amazon, Nick Cave, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Saxophonist Odean Pope makes rare appearance at Chris' Jazz Cafe tomorrow

Philadelphia saxophone great Odean Pope doesn't perform with the same frequency that he once did.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Progressive-Rock, Catalyst


Twilight and 'the Spiritual Chord.'

Friends, I am looking at Wasily Kandinsky's Twilight painted in Paris in 1943. twilight for Kandinsky seemed a balance between opposites, day and night.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Ravi Coltrane Quartet

This episode also features an exclusive interview with the artist.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment

Houston Press

Red Cat Jazz Cafe

Even if you don't know Miles Davis from Buddy Miles or John Coltrane from John Legend , there's something about being in a jazz club that automatically makes you feel more, well, sophisticated.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Miles Davis, Jazz, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Miles, New Orleans, Louisiana

USA Today

Today in History for July 17th

Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Wed Jul 16, 2014

New Yorker

Listening Booth: Impulse! Records

Impulse! Records, the storied label that featured innovative music by John Coltrane, Ray Charles, and other jazz luminaries in the sixties, had been dormant for years.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Jazz, Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein, Charles Mingus

University City Review

Internationally-Renowned Saxophonist Azar Lawrence and Philadelphia...

The Festival, organized by People's Emergency Center, highlights Lancaster Avenue as one of Philadelphia's newest arts and culture corridors The People's Emergency Center is bringing internationally renowned jazz saxophonist, and disciple of John Coltrane, Azar Lawrence to Philadelphia for its 8th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival on ... (more)


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz, Black Entertainment

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Fourth Annual John Coltrane Festival Set for August...

By Larry Reni Thomas The Friends of John Coltrane, Inc., a High Point, North Carolina-based arts organization, presents, The Fourth Annual John Coltrane International Jazz And Blues Festival, August 30, 2014, from 1 pm to 10 pm, at Oak Hollow Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive, in High Point, North Carolina.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, High Point, NC, Lattimore, NC, Hamlet, NC

Wall Street Journal

Music Review: Modernizing Morton

Henry Butler's 1986 debut recording, "Fivin' Around," married the past and present in meaningful ways, establishing his place within both a long line of distinctive New Orleans piano virtuosos and a forward-leaning modern-jazz landscape.


Related Topix: Henry Butler, Jazz, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Black Entertainment, Steven Bernstein, Fats Waller

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Music Monday: Classy Vibes

Happy Music Monday! If you were to break into Scott's house and look at his record collection, you'd maybe be shocked to see how many records feature the vibes.


Related Topix: Vibes, Jazz, Roy Ayers, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Houston Press

The Five Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rakim, Lady Gaga, the Neighbourhood, etc.

Give John Egan credit for taking chances. The longtime solo Houston bluesman's new album, Amulet , is in some respects the polar opposite of its 2012 predecessor, Phantoms .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rakim, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Dance, Lady Gaga, Pop/Rock, Jazz

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Willamette Week

North Carolina Pulled Pork: The South's Version of Hard Cider

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q


R.I.P. Tommy and Charlie

There were loads of tributes regarding the passing of Tommy Ramone , the last of the original members of the Ramones .


Related Topix: The Ramones, Punk, Charlie Haden, Jazz, Ornette Coleman, Black Entertainment

National Public Radio

The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited

It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.


Related Topix: Henry Butler, Jazz, New Orleans, Steven Bernstein, Black Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Democracy Now


We speak with legendary bass player, composer and political activist, Charlie Haden.


Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Jazz, Ornette Coleman, Recreational Vehicle, Coleman, Black Entertainment, Don Cherry, Archie Shepp

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Straits Times

Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies aged 76

Grammy Award-winning Charlie Haden, a legendary jazz bassist who played with artists including John Coltrane and Chet Baker, died on Friday in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Chet Baker, Keith Jarrett

Scientific American

Charles J. Limb: Inner Sparks

Charles J. Limb could have been a professional jazz saxophonist. He grew up in a musical family and showed early signs of talent.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Harvard University, Audiology