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Jazz Near You improves regularly and we're particularly focused on improving ease of use. Here are four time-saving tips to consider when entering your next round of events: 1. Adding Recurring Events Did you know that you can add up to ten recurring events at once on the Jazz Near You event submission form? Here's how: ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Teddy Wilson

Jazz Musician of the Day: Teddy Wilson

All About Jazz is celebrating Teddy Wilson's birthday today! His airy, effortless style, with its emphasis on lightly accompanied right-hand melody, was a key element in the transition from swing to bebop, and many modern jazz pianists took Wilson\'s approach as their starting point. His early recordings were percussive and forceful, but as he matured his ...

NEW RECORDING

Julie London's Holiday Album

Julie London's Holiday Album

It will always be a mystery to me why singer Julie London did not record a Christmas album. Someone at Liberty, her label, must have suggested it, but clearly London passed. Perhaps it was a personal thing. Or maybe she felt that a holiday album would be too square and run counter to her cool, nocturnal ...

NEW RECORDING

M.O.D. Technologies To Release Peter Apfelbaum's Sparkler, I Colored It In For You, As Part Of Incunabula Digtal Series; Plus CD Release Party At Nublu, 12/10

M.O.D. Technologies To Release Peter Apfelbaum's Sparkler, I Colored It In For You, As Part Of Incunabula Digtal Series; Plus CD Release Party At Nublu, 12/10

Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Peter Apfelbaum (New York Hieroglyphics) introduces the debut track by his newest band, SPARKLER. Co-produced by Apfelbaum and Aaron Johnston (Brazilian Girls) and featuring Natalie Cressman (vocals, trombone) and Jill Ryan (vocals, alto sax), I Colored it in for You is a multidimensional electronic world music track with lyrics as Apfelbaum explains, “about the ...

OBITUARY

Pianist Joe Bonner Passes

Pianist Joe Bonner Passes

By Arturo Gomez, KUVO Denver The extremely gifted composer and pianist, a resident of the Denver area since the early 1980s has passed away. Joe Bonner was born April 20, 1948 in Rocky Mount, NC, he died Friday, November 20, 2014 in jny: Denver. He recorded and toured with many giants of jazz including Pharaoh Sanders, ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Claude Marc Bourget

Jazz Musician of the Day: Claude Marc Bourget

All About Jazz is celebrating Claude Marc Bourget's birthday today! Claude Marc Bourget gives us with the piano surprising improvisations, with the frays influences of modern jazz and classical, often virtuosos and where resound as in memory the landscape of the music of the 20th century. “An energetic music, extremely dense, as well as uncommon harmonic ...

VIDEO / DVD

STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Cactus Truck Hitting Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center on Sunday, November 30

Prickly and persistent, loud and as unsubtle as an 18-wheeler careening down a stretch of bad road at 70 miles an hour, the music of Cactus Truck certainly fits their name. Their balls-to-the-wall skronk also seems like an appropriate soundtrack for a state of emergency, either real or imagined, and so the upcoming visit by the ...

OBITUARY

Loss Of A Quiet Giant: Will Connell 1938-2014

Loss Of A Quiet Giant: Will Connell 1938-2014

By John Pietaro I was heartily saddened by the sudden unexpected phone call: downtown’s unsung hero of Free Jazz, Will Connell, Jr., was hospitalized and non-responsive. Immediately the jazz and new music community rallied and the outpouring of love for Will was apparent. We’d all been preparing for his big moment at the front of the ...


 

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