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JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 2, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 2, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderly Legacy Band Live at Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club (Cellar Live)262220+4224519212David Hazeltine I Remember Cedar (Sharp Nine)242259-1704418333Jeff Hamilton Trio Great American Songs (Capri)212213-113438454Chip White Family Dedications and More (Dark Colors)210192+1844543575Jimmy Greene Beautiful Life (Mack Avenue)195170+2533819565James Farm City Folk (Nonesuch)195183+121345117157Art Hirahara Libations & Meditations (Posi-Tone)190132+5884073848Kenny Barron & Dave Holland The Art ...

WEBSITE

All About Jazz Musician Database Tops 70,000 Profiles

All About Jazz Musician Database Tops 70,000 Profiles

All About Jazz, stewards of the largest jazz database on the internet, is now home to over 70,000 jazz musician profiles. A veritable who's who directory, the Jazz Musician Database includes musician profiles ranging from legendary figures like Miles Davis, to today's stars like Pat Metheny, to emerging artists like Ambrose Akinmusire. Musician/band profiles include biographical ...

VIDEO / DVD

Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan: 1963

Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan: 1963

In 1962, Annie Ross had to take a health break from the wildly successful vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. In her place, Yolande Bavan (above) was hired. When I interviewed Yolande in 2007 three months after starting this blog, she told me the story of how she came to join the group (you can read ...

PERFORMANCE

Jazz this Week: Dawn Weber, Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes CD release, and more

Jazz this Week: Dawn Weber, Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes CD release, and more

Longtime observers of St. Louis' live music scene know there sometimes can be a slight lull in activity between New Year's Day and the run-up to Mardi Gras. But while there may not be any significant touring jazz or creative music acts passing through jny: St. Louis this week, it's a big weekend for two local ...

BOOK / MAGAZINE

Dick Vartanian’s Little Book

Dick Vartanian’s Little Book

Dick Vartanian, a trumpet player, was one of many jny: San Francisco jazzmen who served in World War Two and returned home to see if they could make a living playing music. He and a clarinetist, Paul Breitenfeld, had become good friends at Polytechnic High School. The war behind them, the young Army veterans attended San ...

PERFORMANCE

Rufus Reid Big Band at Jazz Standard from February 26 to March 1

Rufus Reid Big Band at Jazz Standard from February 26 to March 1

2x Grammy Nominee 2015
QUIET PRIDE: The Elizabeth Catlett Project The Rufus Reid Big Band
Quiet Pride & More! Jazz Standard
116 East 27th St.
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-576-2232 Date: Thu., Feb. 26, - Sun., Mar. 1, 2015 Showtimes: Two 60-minute shows beginning at ...

WEBSITE

All About Jazz Expands Advertising Service

All About Jazz Expands Advertising Service

All About Jazz has added a handful of new options to their already robust list of promotional services to help advertisers reach the largest collection of jazz fans and professionals on the internet. In addition to standard banner advertising, new album Showcase, and a geo-targeted Jazz Near You email sponsorship, AAJ has recently added or improved ...

FESTIVAL

The New Frequencies Festival: February 4–7 At Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco

The New Frequencies Festival: February 4–7 At Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco

An adventurous underground music festival, New Frequencies Fest: Jazz@YBCA will present exclusive performances and one-time-only events from trans-generational and revolutionary artists, composers and trailblazer musicians whose work blends a variety of influences, genres, traditions, and styles. Jazz@YBCA is part of a two year artist’s residency featuring Myra Melford,the award-winning pianist, composer, Guggenheim Fellow and 2013 Doris ...

VIDEO / DVD

Video: Art Pepper, 1964

Video: Art Pepper, 1964

Right after recording Smack Up in October 1960, Art Pepper took the cash from the session and went to a friend's house to buy two condoms of heroin. What he didn't know when he exited is that the residence was under surveillance and that he was on the detectives' list of regular buyers. Busted, Pepper, a ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Derek Bailey

Jazz Musician of the Day: Derek Bailey

All About Jazz is celebrating Derek Bailey's birthday today! Bailey was born in Sheffield, England. A third generation musician, he began playing the guitar at the age of ten, going on to study with John Duarte among others. As an adult he found work as a guitarist and session musician in clubs, radio, dance hall bands, ...


 

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