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Jazz Musician of the Day: Horace Silver

Jazz Musician of the Day: Horace Silver

All About Jazz is celebrating Horace Silver's birthday today! When Horace Silver once wrote out his rules for musical composition (in the liner notes to the 1968 record, Serenade to a Soul Sister), he expounded on the importance of “meaningful simplicity." The pianist could have just as easily been describing his own life. For more than ...

CONTEST/GIVEAWAY

Enter the "Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward" Giveaway!

Enter the "Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward" Giveaway!

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Motema Music “Michael Carvin Experience - Flash Forward“ giveaway contest starting today. We'll select FIVE winners at the conclusion of the contest on September 29th. Click here to enter the contest (Tracking Michael Carvin at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.) Good luck!
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INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Art Pepper

Jazz Musician of the Day: Art Pepper

All About Jazz is celebrating Art Pepper's birthday today! Alto Saxophonist Art Pepper, a native of Gardena California, played in the overtly emotional manner that came to define the West Coast style. His solo approach was always passionate, from early recordings made with Stan Kenton\'s orchestra during his years with the band (1943 and 1946-52) and ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

Jeff Beck Soldiers On!

Jeff Beck Soldiers On!

Jeff Beck is 70 years old. Most people that age are in a nursing home... Jeff is center stage with a white Stratocaster ripping through yet another tour de force of rock royalty. Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut provided the battleground for perhaps the greatest living rock guitarist on this planet. The tour was to include ...

MUSIC INDUSTRY

Al Belletto: 'Sounds and Songs'

Al Belletto: 'Sounds and Songs'

In the 10-inch jazz LP era between 1952 and 1955, record companies were hungry for arrangers who could write for small groups. With the longer recording format, labels needed to fill out albums without breaking the bank on large bands. So they sought out arrangers who could make 5 to 10 instruments swing and sound twice ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tineke Postma

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tineke Postma

All About Jazz is celebrating Tineke Postma's birthday today! Tineke Postma is an internationally acknowleged active jazzsaxophonist. During her college years at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, she received two scolarships to study at the Manhattan School for Music in New York, where she was taught by Dick Oatts, David Liebman and Chris Potter. In 2003, Tineke ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Paul "The Headhunter" Jackson Is Back Big With New Album "Groove Or Die" on November 3

Paul "The Headhunter" Jackson Is Back Big With New Album "Groove Or Die" on November 3

“This is the first recording of the Paul Jackson Trio; it is something old and something new, and everything that I love to play. I’m playing with excellent musicians that are like my family and I hope everyone can enjoy this music as much as I do playing it. Love to you all!” —Paul Jackson Whirlwind ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

Jazz This Week: Gateway Jazz Festival, Moaje Jam Session, and More

As the dog days of August wind down and we look forward to the start of the fall presenting season, here's a look at some of the more noteworthy live jazz performances happening in and around St. Louis this Labor Day weekend. On Friday night, singer Ann Dueren's trio will provide the music for the annual ...

VIDEO/DVD

STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: 2014 Fall Jazz Preview, Part 1

This week, StLJN presents the first part of our video preview of the fall 2014 season of jazz and creative music in St. Louis. Today's installment covers the touring bands and musicians visiting during the month of September. First up is a clip featuring Roomful of Teeth, the Grammy winning new music vocal ensemble, performing Pulitzer ...

RADIO/PODCAST

JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 1, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Cyrus Chestnut Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)246280-3415617222Bobby Hutcherson Enjoy The View (Blue Note)238270-3205219333Sean Jones im.pro.vise (Mack Avenue)233221+1225817454Cyrille Aimée It's A Good Day (Mack Avenue)217201+16552445225Bobby Broom My Shining Hour (Origin)205160+4544653666Barbara Morrison I Love You, Yes I Do (Savant)200199+1148467117Fred Hersch Floating (Fred Hersch Music)197184+1324476898Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein and The Hot 9 Viper's Drag (Impulse!/Universal)195193+214777949Theo Croker Afro Physicist (OKeh)189215-26040211101910Rodney Whitaker When ...


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