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Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Colin Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Colin Bailey's birthday today! Born in Swindon, England on July 9th 1934, Colin Bailey began playing drums at age four. He also studied piano and theory at an early age, and worked with English name bands from age eighteen. Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff drummer ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

Get On The Bus With WBGO To Spend A Day At Newport Jazz Festival

Get on the Bus with WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM to Spend A Day at the Newport Jazz Festival® August 1, 2 or 3 Newport, RI - You could take a train, a plane, a car or a boat, but if you’re in Newark, New York City, Brooklyn or Boston, take one of the WBGO Jazz 88.3 ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

Jazz Standard Announces August Concert Schedule

AUGUST @ JAZZ STANDARD Kenny Barron Quartet featuring Stefon Harris
Gerald Clayton Trio +1
Yelena Eckemoff Quintet
Ron Carter Big Band (New York City, NY) — JAZZ STANDARD Jazz Standard, one of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, offers another im­pressive month of music with jazz legends and rising stars throughout ...

TV/FILM

First Look: Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in biopic 'Miles Ahead'

First Look: Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in biopic 'Miles Ahead'

Actor Don Cheadle’s obsession with Miles Davis began as a child with the jazz trumpeter’s album Porgy and Bess, a beloved staple of his family’s music collection. Now, Cheadle will make his feature film directorial debut with a crowdfunded biopic on Davis that will focus on the musician’s transition into music after a five-year hiatus—otherwise known ...

VIDEO/DVD

Wolfgang's Vault Bringing 12,000 More Concert Videos to Youtube Channel

Wolfgang's Vault is a memorabilia and merch store that has long included streaming audio of live shows via its Concert Vault. In the spring they added Music Vault, a YouTube channel that features both full concerts and single live songs from the late 70s to today. While their website tends to focus on the late 60s ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Jess Stacy: Swing Pianist

The swing era is widely considered to be the golden age of big bands. Which is true, but the decade also was a period of widespread jazz piano genius. Before the trumpet and saxophone became all the rage on the heels of Louis Armstrong, followed by the electric guitar, the piano was jazz's elegant superstar. The ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Kendrick Scott

Jazz Musician of the Day: Kendrick Scott

All About Jazz is celebrating Kendrick Scott's birthday today! Kendrick ‘KADS’ Scott was born and raised in Houston, Texas. His initial inspiration and appreciation for music came from growing up in a household of musicians. The first encounters Kendrick had with the drums were in church, where his parents and older brother were involved in the ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Rick Braun Dances To The Top Of The Billboard Chart

Rick Braun Dances To The Top Of The Billboard Chart

The jazz-funk trumpeter’s “Can You Feel It” album hits the streets as the rapidly rising “Get Up And Dance” is ready to sashay off with the No. 1 singles crown. Sherman Oaks, CA: Back with his first contemporary jazz foray in five years, trumpeter Rick Braun appears to be wasting no time in his quest to ...

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Sean Noonan's Stories From Behind The Drum Kit Continue With Bruised By Noon

Sean Noonan's Stories From Behind The Drum Kit Continue With Bruised By Noon

Bruised by Noon, A Limited Edition Solo Drum Project Which Concludes the Tale of Finny Finnigan, the Gambler Who Was Introduced on Noonan's Critically Acclaimed 2012 Project A Gambler's Hand, Available as CD, Download and Vinyl and Accompanying Book Drummer/composer/storyteller/producer Sean Noonan is among the most prolific and innovative musicians of his generation. Just a few ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Elliot Lawrence: Jazz Goes B'way

If New York's jazz studio scene had a high point, it's probably 1956 and '57, just as the 12-inch LP became popular and just before stereo intruded with its odd sonics. During those two years, labels set high LP production quotas and producers were dispatched to line up numerous recording dates. With the pressure on, many ...


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