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Four Time-Saving Tips when entering your events at Jazz Near You

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: ...


Jazz Musician of the Day: Paul Desmond

Jazz Musician of the Day: Paul Desmond

All About Jazz is celebrating Paul Desmond's birthday today! He is revered for the pure, gentle tone of his alto saxophone, and the elegant lyricism of his improvisations. For seventeen years he was the lead soloist in the most commercially successful jazz combo ever, the Dave Brubeck Quartet. In an era that worshipped the frenetic, bebop ...


Bing Crosby documentary ‘Rediscovers’ enigmatic crooner

Bing Crosby documentary âRediscoversâ enigmatic crooner

If Bing Crosby seems like a voice from a long-forgotten era, it’s because in many ways he is. As cabaret star Michael Feinstein laments, “No one dreamed he’d fade.” Except maybe the four sons from his first marriage, two of whom committed suicide and two who died of natural causes. Crosby’s stern parenting, which included corporal ...


An Interview With Wren Marie Harrington

Q: What are your goals as an artist? A: My primary goal as a singer is to deepen the level of understanding of the intentions of songs with my particular voice, and a rich variety of languages and musical idioms. I consider the human voice a crucial element in uniting the listener with the spirit of ...


Tickets For Newport Jazz Festival Friday At Fort Adams On Sale

Friday at Fort Adams Returns to 2015 Newport Jazz Festival on July 31 with Snarky Puppy, Kneebody and Other Emerging Artists and New Works NEWPORT, RI – The Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management initiated a third full day of music at Fort Adams State Park in 2014 to present the panorama of ...


Akira Sakata, Pete Cosey, Hamid Drake, Bill Laswell - Two Releases Out On M.O.D. Technologies As Part Of Incunabula Digital Series

Akira Sakata, Pete Cosey, Hamid Drake, Bill Laswell - Two Releases Out On M.O.D. Technologies As Part Of Incunabula Digital Series

Akira Sakata with Bill Laswell, Pete Cosey, Hamid Drake KAIGARABUSHI - BILL LASWELL REMIX Japanese free jazz icon Akira Sakata in collaboration with the legendary guitarist Pete Cosey (Miles Davis, Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf), drummer Hamid Drake and bassist Bill Laswell. A remix of a track from the album fisherman' released in 2001, it offers traditional ...


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 ...


Varèse Sarabande Records Swings With New Recording Celebrating Elmer Bernstein's Jazz Scores Elmer Bernstein: The Wild Side

Performed by Big Band de Canarias Featuring Esther Ovejero (Vocals), Kike Perdomo (Saxophone) and Sara Andon (Flute) Varèse Sarabande Records will celebrate composer Elmer Bernstein with the release ELMER BERNSTEIN: THE WILD SIDE available digitally and on CD December 9, 2014. This special recording focuses on the jazz and big band scores from the acclaimed composer, ...



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