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Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

By Associated Press Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78. Belgrave died at an Ann Arbor care facility and the cause of death was heart failure, said Hazelette Crosby-Robinson, a cousin of Belgrave's wife Joan. ...

EVENT

Musicians Join Together To Honor Lew Soloff

Musicians Join Together To Honor Lew Soloff

A prestigious group of the jazz world's finest players will pay tribute to their colleague, legendary trumpet player Lew Soloff (Feb. 20, 1944-Mar 8, 2015) on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the John C. Borden Auditorium, located at the Manhattan School of Music (MSM). This event is free to the public and begins at 7:00 p.m. ...

ADVOCACY

Support Jazz in Philadelphia... Win a Tablet!

Support Jazz in Philadelphia... Win a Tablet!

Since the Fall of 2014, Philadelphia Jazz Project and our partner, Jazz Near You / All About Jazz have been engaged in a campaign to remind Jazz fans of the vibrancy of the music, as well as introduce new audience members to the wonders of Jazz & Grown Folks Music. Our goal is to develop a ...

EVENT

Linwood Taylor And Sol Roots Perform At Bethesda Blues And Jazz Supper Club

Linwood Taylor And Sol Roots Perform At Bethesda Blues And Jazz Supper Club

Bourbon, BBQ, and Blues. World class performers Linwood Taylor and Sol Roots join forces for an incredible night of blues, southern soul, funk, rock and more at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club. Come out for a Bourbon tasting, southern barbecue, and a special concert with Linwood Taylor and Sol Roots on Thursday May 28 at ...

OBITUARY

John T. "Bunky" deVecchis, 78, photographed jazz musicians

John T. "Bunky" deVecchis, 78, photographed jazz musicians

BUNKY deVecchis would go into a dimly lit nightclub with a camera without a flash and capture jazz musicians in full cry in whatever light was available. He didn't like flash photography, and his subjects were appreciative. Nothing like working to nurse notes out of your instrument with a flash going off in your face. Ambient ...

INTERVIEW

Who Were the Kim Loo Sisters?

Who Were the Kim Loo Sisters?

The Andrews Sisters were from jny: Minneapolis. So were the Kim Loo Sisters (above). In all probability, you've heard of the former but not the latter. For every headliner in the late 1930s and '40s, there were dozens if not hundreds of artists who didn't become huge. Reasons vary, ranging from bad breaks or lacking that ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Ramsey Lewis

Jazz Musician of the Day: Ramsey Lewis

All About Jazz is celebrating Ramsey Lewis' birthday today! Composer and pianist Ramsey Lewis has been referred to as “the great performer", a title reflecting his performance style and musical selections which display his early gospel playing and classical training along with his love of jazz and other musical forms. A native Chicagoan (born May 27, ...

AWARD / GRANT

Moers Festival Celebrates The EJN Award 2015 For Adventurous Programming

Moers Festival Celebrates The EJN Award 2015 For Adventurous Programming

The EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming was celebrated today during Moers Festival, winner of this year’s Award. The Award Ceremony took place during the reception of the City Mayor in the Festival Hall. Ros Rigby, President of EJN, and Piotr Turkiewicz, EJN Vice President, congratulated the Festival team and the Artistic Director Reiner Michalke for ...

RECORDING

Chet Baker: The Lyrical Trumpet

Chet Baker: The Lyrical Trumpet

Orrin Keepnews doesn't get enough credit for the Chet Baker albums he produced on Riverside. In all, Orrin recorded five albums with the trumpeter in 1958 and '59—Chet Baker Sings: It Could Happen to You, Chet Baker in New York, Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pate, The Lyrical Trumpet of Chet Baker and Chet Baker Plays the ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Miles Davis

Jazz Musician of the Day: Miles Davis

All About Jazz is celebrating Miles Davis' birthday today! Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was ...


 

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