5 hrs ago
Legend Curtis Fuller Among Litchfield Jazz Fest Lineup
There's a silver lining in the Brussels Jazz Orchestra's withdrawal from the Litchfield Jazz Festival lineup: It opened up a spot for legendary trombonist Curtis Fuller, who'll perform in the Saturday 3:30 p.m. time slot.
7 hrs ago
Orion Ensemble to Open Season with Stepping Out, Begin. 9/28
The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, opens its 22nd season with "Stepping Out," a program showcasing Chicago composer Jim Gailloreto and a combination of Romantic-era chamber music favorites and classical-jazz fusion pieces.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
All About Jazz
The Spiritual Language of Soprano Saxophone Player Joe Rosenberg
He stresses a spiritual search for an inner sound that may enlighten his music with profound, timeless meaning.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future
In this Aug. 8, 2010 file photo, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis plays at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. He will be among the featured performers returning to the festival on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
All About Jazz
EVENT: Memorial Concert for Tenor Saxophonist Jeff Marx
Friends of saxophonist Jeff Marx, former Woodstock area resident, who passed away December 16, 2013 will present a memorial concert at the Colony Cafe, Rock City Rd, Woodstock, NY on Sunday, August 3, 4-7 pm.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Muslim legacy flows from slavery through Civil War to today
America prides itself on being a pluralistic society - a society of many different peoples living together peacefully.
Unstandard jazz standards
"I like to recognize the tune," lyricist Lorenz Hart wrote, roughly 75 years ago, for the show tune of the same name.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
KLRN-TV San Antonio
Ravi Coltrane Quartet
This episode also features an exclusive interview with the artist.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.